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Archive - 2012

December 21st

The end of the world was a marketing strategy

21 December 2012 / 20:12:58  
"It is a well-prepared campaign," said for GRReporter Nikos Matsopoulos, specialist of the National Observatory of Athens' Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing

Tax officials attacked during an inspection in Agia Varvara

21 December 2012 / 15:12:44  
While tax inspectors in the Athenian suburb were trying not to be lynched by local inhabitants, both parties in the coalition government PASOK and New Democracy flew at each other's throats.

Seven long life truths that we learned in 2012

21 December 2012 / 13:12:14  
If today the end of the world does not come, after all, and we survive, most of us will spend the last days of 2012 in thoughts on how the year went by, hoping that we can expect a better future. And that depends greatly on us.

December 20th

Parliament employees placed on the same footing as privileged officials in the Ministry of Finance

20 December 2012 / 20:12:03  
"God's elect" employees in Parliament are not satisfied with the decision, although their counterparts in the Ministry of Finance were not included in the common payroll table and kept the great number of privileges they had before.

A policeman was stabbed at a football stadium

20 December 2012 / 19:12:37  
Olympiakos believes that lawyer Alexis Kougias, president of opposing team Panahaiki, was the initiator of the clashes. At the same time, he and former boss of Olympiakos Volos were summoned by the police because of the match-fixing scandal.

Police raid against an anarchist commune in central Athens

20 December 2012 / 12:12:16  
Villa Amalia is a neoclassical building on the corner of Acharnon and Hevden Streets in the Greek capital city. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the abandoned building began to be used as a meeting place for young people with "alternative" ideas on the Western European squads’ principle.

Alexis Tsipras's Latin American Christmas

19 December 2012 / 22:12:21  
SYRIZA's leader tried unsuccessfully to meet with President of Brazil Dilma Rouseff. His visit to Argentina is awaited with great interest; the country, which he, until recently, gave as an example to follow, is now floundering again.