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Archive - Dec 2014

December 21st

Antonis Samaras proposes Stavros Dimas for president, a government overhaul and elections in 2015

21 December 2014 / 21:12:38  
The Prime Minister stressed that what should be done first was to conclude the negotiations with creditors and strengthen the Greek economy, but that may not happen in an atmosphere of pre-election bickering

Police advice about how to avoid burglaries or muggings during the holidays

21 December 2014 / 20:12:01  
Make sure your home is well protected and warn family and friends you're going to be absent; don't leave your belongings unattended and never carry large sums of money with you

14 Greeks who rule the seas according to LLOYD'S LIST

21 December 2014 / 18:12:39  
Based on their ships’ displacement, Greek shipowners control 16.25% of the world fleet and 46.7% of the European one, with Yiannis Angelicoussis occupying the top notch in the ranking

A gang siphoned bank accounts of dead people

20 December 2014 / 23:12:31  
Six were arrested, another six are being sought for; the gang managed to siphon off €280,000

Winter holidays in Elatochori

20 December 2014 / 22:12:24  
The picturesque town, which owes its name to the multitude of fir trees all around it, appeals to just about every taste: it offers wonderful landscapes, 10 ski tracks and several historic landmarks

December 20th

Dark clouds over the hillside below the Acropolis

20 December 2014 / 19:12:20  
One of Athens’ landmarks, the Plaka district, is in danger of losing its special status

December 19th

Milosevic, Gligorov and Mitsotakis in the maelstrom of Yugoslavia breakup

19 December 2014 / 21:12:32  
Nationalisms are smouldering in the Balkans and the risk of destabilization of the region is real, as stated by journalist Stavros Tzimas, the author of the book "The breakup of Yugoslavia and the Greek illusions" for GRReporter.