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Archive - Aug 2009

August 25th

"Olympic Air" is preparing for its first flight in October

25 August 2009 / 16:08:00  

Olympic Air prefers to hire pilots, who have served in the Air Force.

Shock from the size of the destruction

25 August 2009 / 14:08:37  

21 200 hectars have been burnt in Attica. €61 million have been allocated for the restoration of houses.


Sentense for the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos

25 August 2009 / 11:08:08  


Special forces policemen Epaminondas Korkoneas and Vassilis Saraliotis, who shot and killed the 15 year old Alexis Grigoropoulos in December 2008 in Exarhia, heard the ruling of the court of appeal in Athens.

Athens "lungs" burnt

25 August 2009 / 10:08:57  


According to firefighters the strength of the fires in northeast Attica is slowing down and this is the reason some firefighter trucks and some airplanes left for Dioni region towards Pikermi, where earlier the fire was very close to many homes.

August 24th

Swine flu took its first victim in Greece

24 August 2009 / 10:08:22  

A 23 year old man died in the Onassis cardiologic hospital. Two days ago it was announced that the man was infected with the new virus.

International economy is no longer shooting for the bottom

24 August 2009 / 09:08:11  

The good numbers from Europe and Asia, together with the stock exchange progress in the US are giving hopes that the worst of the crisis has passed.

August 23rd

Flames and chaos seize Athens

23 August 2009 / 20:08:54  

Third day of raging fires in Athens north suburbs, thousands of acres of forests and agricultural lands have been destroyed, houses are burning, people's lives are endangered.