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Archive - Mar 2014

March 26th

Climate change will be good for olive trees

26 March 2014 / 16:03:13  
According to the research, in the Mediterranean basin, which produces 97% of olives worldwide, climate change will increase their production by 4.1% on average and the net profit of olive growers by 9.6%.

The coming of Grigor Dimitrov to Athens is the event of the year for Greek tennis

26 March 2014 / 14:03:14  
A tennis player of this calibre has not played on the Greek courts for many years and if the tournament with Bulgaria for the Davis Cup were not held here, no one knows when the local fans would be able to enjoy such a star, as stated by the Greek media.

An Albanian recidivist killed a warder

26 March 2014 / 10:03:41  
According to sources, the reason was the rejection of his application to obtain leave from prison.

March 25th

Prisoners and human rights activists protest against the creation of Greek Alcatraz

25 March 2014 / 20:03:54  
According to them, its inmates will not be entitled either to a leave, a semi-open regime, or payment for work done. Their right to communicate with people outside the prison will be restricted too.

Pharmacists on indefinite strike

25 March 2014 / 19:03:36  
They accuse the government of the fact that, at the last minute, it has surprisingly and cowardly inserted into the bill, which it has agreed with the Troika, changes to the regime of pharmacies that will destroy the sector and put public health at risk.

A Pomak from Bulgaria took part in the Greek Revolution

25 March 2014 / 15:03:00  
Mehmed Lovchali was a soldier in the Ottoman army in Athens along with other Pomaks but, as he could not endure the cruel orders and the difficult conditions, he sided with the Greeks.

live A fire in a car of the Russian Embassy in Athens

25 March 2014 / 10:03:25  
It burnt out at the entrance of a residential building shortly after midnight.