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Archive - Aug 2011

August 16th

Soros suggests that Greece and Portugal should leave the European Union, Stiglitz shows Germany the door

16 August 2011 / 16:08:11  
Athens sold another issue of bonds with short maturity and raised € 1.3 billion at a lower interest rate and less foreign investors share.

The financial police inspect holders of large bank deposits

16 August 2011 / 14:08:17  
They found € 4 million in the account of a "poor" astrologer. Doctors were hiding € 11 million in revenues.

August 15th

Delays in granting the sixth tranche

15 August 2011 / 19:08:51  
Another inspection by the financial Troika will start on 29 August. The Greek government will try to convince the experts with promises of stronger measures against tax evasion and for reduction of government spending.

The Assumption is the summer Easter and brings the message of the resurrection of the people

15 August 2011 / 18:08:02  
Assumption is so important for us, because we believe that Mary was taken up from earth to heaven as well as her divine son. This is the basis on which we are building our faith and our hopes, said the secretary of the Holy Synod press and public relations committee Father Timotheos Anthis in an interview with Anastasia Balezdrova.

August 13th

Aegean herring gulls are near extinction

13 August 2011 / 19:08:06  
Over the past ten years the population of the sea birds has been decreasing disturbingly. According to the Greek Ornithological Society between 350 and 500 couples have remained

Robbers are leaving the banks and are aiming at burglaries

13 August 2011 / 19:08:31  
Greek police reports for an increase in crime over the first 6 months of 2011, 265 thefts and robberies take place every day

We will face provocations and challenges until the end of August

13 August 2011 / 17:08:23  
Retrograde Mercury continues which brings up "mistakes" and misunderstandings