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Archive - Feb 13, 2011

"BASTA! Italy is not a brothel!" said Italian women in Greece

13 February 2011 / 17:02:51  
"Berlusconi, go home!" and "Berlusconi resign!" were the two most heartily chanting slogans in downtown Athens this Sunday. Italians of all ages who live or are staying in the Greek capital came out to protest against the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

On the trail of Greek filmmakers who won an Oscar

13 February 2011 / 14:02:22  
For many years there has been a Greek lull in giving out Oscars, but this year's film Dogtooth by George Lantimos impressed the global audience and rightfully and put itself among the five films nominated in the category of foreign language film.

Strauss-Kahn and Olli Rehn stood behind the Troika

13 February 2011 / 13:02:20  
"We have full respect for the prerogatives and initiatives of the Government in all areas of economic decision-making, it is regrettable if a different impression was perceived, " said the official press release of the three experts.

Rock, hip-hop with Greek n-techno and pop among the songs candidates for Eurovision

13 February 2011 / 11:02:55  
We already know which are the six songs, among which Greeks will choose, in order to send a representative of the country to the Eurovision song contest in the German city of Dusseldorf.

Lady Gaga returns earlier than expected

13 February 2011 / 10:02:14  
Eternally eccentric Lady Gaga provoked music lovers yet again.

Information regarding the starving immigrants was refused

13 February 2011 / 09:02:07  
Nineteenth day of the homeless immigrants hunger strike, who want political asylum in Greece. After the fiasco with their removal from the Law Department building of the University of Athens, where the 253 immigrants had settled, came second drama.

The state invests another €30bln in the banking system

13 February 2011 / 07:02:11  
The local government runs additional state guarantees worth €30 billion euros for local banks. The first support package of €28 billion was issued by the management of New Democracy after the outbreak of financial crisis in 2008.