The Parliament approved the decision despite the far-rights' fierce response. The mosque in Athens will have no minaret and will take only 350 people, but the Muslim Association is satisfied with the first step in this direction.
Like the Greek state, local media are in poor financial condition too. The first in the list of troubled companies are the private television Alter and the newspaper Eleftherotypia. The losses in the media sector reach € 54 million in total.
The court of second instance rejected the discretion of the District Court and discharged the sprinters who caused a huge scandal on the eve of the Olympic Games in Athens. The decision was commented ironically by the media.