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Archive - Apr 2013

April 17th

Used photographs 1985-2013

16 April 2013 / 22:04:30  
"Used photographs" is a photographic exhibition by Kostis Antoniadis that the Benaki Museum in Athens will house from 18 April to 26 May this year. It presents photographs of urban and natural landscapes, portraits and abstractions collected over the years. They express fragmentary images of the city that explore the feelings, the desires and the experiences of the photographer over the years.

April 16th

Greek marathoners in Boston escaped the explosions at the last moment

16 April 2013 / 18:04:58  
"I escaped at the last minute", "My son was right next to the site of the explosions and escaped at the last minute," say the Greeks, who took part in the marathon.

Deflation will continue this year too

16 April 2013 / 16:04:50  
In 2012, the prices in supermarkets shrank by 2% due to the recession and the figure could reach 3% in the next 12 months. These are the forecasts of Jerome Lubere, chief executive officer of the supermarket chain Marinopoulous, who commented on the economic situation in Greece at an international forum on overcoming the economic stagnation.

Onassis’ belongings to be taken away from Skorpios

16 April 2013 / 14:04:01  
The heiress of the legendary Greek millionaire, Athina, had been trying to sell Skorpios for years. According to the local people, she has not visited the island since 1998, when she attended the church service conducted in memory of her mother, Christina Onassis.

April 15th

Two arrested for the attack on the gold mines in Halkidiki

15 April 2013 / 20:04:27  
Involvement in a criminal organization, attempted murder, possession of explosives, arson and causing damage are just some of the charges against the two men arrested for the attack on the site of “Hellenic Gold”.

Alleged victims of robberies and arsons blackmail insurance companies for compensations

15 April 2013 / 18:04:31  
False alerts for thefts and arsons have increased by 30%. The victims lie about the stolen items to obtain higher compensations.

Greek parliament legalizes bribery

15 April 2013 / 17:04:05  
"A material present in gratitude is not a bribe" as stipulated by the law on public administration, which was adopted on 6 March this year. The change in the law has scandalized the public opinion and provoked strong reactions from the chief inspector of the public administration Leandros Rakintzis.