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Archive - Feb 23, 2011

A hush after the storm on Syntagma Square

23 February 2011 / 19:02:10  
About 200 people are in Syntagma Square in front of the Greek Parliament and refuse to leave until the George Papandreou government falls. The region is calm despite the sporadic small clashes between the people and the police.

The external debt of Greece jumped by 41.8 billion euros only in 2010

23 February 2011 / 16:02:01  
In the next five years the country has to pay 54.5% or 184 billion euros of its debt to foreign investors. Economic analysts estimate that this is not possible and the rescheduling of the financial aid repayment is imperative.

52 million euros for installing "smart" bus stops in Athens, the debts of public transport are growing

23 February 2011 / 15:02:48  
The reform in public transport made its first gingerly steps through the invited tender for development of a new integrated information system for management and control of buses and trolleys in the capital. While the government is planning to modernize public transport, the debts of the companies have exceeded seven million euros.

War with Molotov and tear gas on Syntagma

23 February 2011 / 14:02:13  
The war between police and anarchists who split the procession is taking place on two fronts, report Marina Nikolova and Anastasia Balezdrova from the scene.

Angela Merkel reserved to the Greek requests to the European Union

23 February 2011 / 13:02:52  
The 110 billion debt payments rescheduling will be part of the euro area’s common financial stability measures package, the interest rate reduction and the eventual purchase of the Greek debt by the future European fund for financial stability were not included in the agenda of the Merkel-Papandreou meeting.

Greek ships to evacuate Europeans and Chinese from Libya

23 February 2011 / 11:02:29  
Five Greek passenger ships will sail to Libya to evacuate Greece and China nationals and transport them back to Piraeus. The negotiations for the transportation of Chinese are held by the diplomatic office of the country in Athens.

Radical left calls Syntagma to become the Athenian Tahrir

23 February 2011 / 10:02:10  
Mass general strike and mass demonstrations downtown Athens are awaiting the authorities today, the police is calling for peaceful and civilised protests.