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Archive - Mar 2013

March 16th

Recapitalisation of Greek banks is postponed again

16 March 2013 / 16:03:33  
President of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund Paul Kloster suddenly resigned, investors push for changes in the terms of recapitalisation, and the government is reluctant to concessions

The 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – rich in ideas but poor financially

16 March 2013 / 14:03:35  
The festival includes 196 films, of which 58 Greek ones, the biggest cinematic library in the country will be created and it will include more than 8,000 works devoted to cinema

March 15th

Political satire with a bittersweet taste during the carnival in Patras

15 March 2013 / 20:03:45  
This year, all platforms except the platform of the carnival queen are inspired by the crisis and everything from our daily lives in recent years. Even the platform of the carnival king is called the "Monster of the crisis," the artistic director of the carnival, Maria Kourbana, told GRReporter.

Terrorists take revenge for "Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei" with a bomb

15 March 2013 / 17:03:58  
They placed a bomb in the office of the courier service from which their comrades had sent parcels with explosives. "All informers should know that they will not be forgotten," threatens the manifesto, with which they assume responsibility for the explosion.

Greece cannot give financial aid to Cyprus

15 March 2013 / 15:03:20  
Nicosia requested two billion euro from the Greek Financial Stability Fund to support the refinancing of Greek banks in Cyprus. The Greek side was quick to deny the information that had leaked.

Canadian Warren Buffett invests in NBG

14 March 2013 / 23:03:10  
The news came a day after the investment fund of Qatar announced its interest in buying NBG’s subsidiary in Turkey, Finansbank, for five billion euro and in taking part in the recapitalization of the Greek bank with an additional one billion euro.

Ready-to-bake bread vs local bakery

14 March 2013 / 22:03:03  
According to the Hellenic Federation of Bakers, the state has to put a special sign to distinguish the bakeries that offer freshly kneaded and baked bread from those which use frozen ready-to-bake dough imported from third countries.