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October 21st, 2008

Another General Strike with a Lot of Union Demands

21 October 2008 / 19:10:01  
“ We do not want to pay the price of the crisis”, the strikers declare, the whole country remains closed for 24 hours.

Karamanlis in London

21 October 2008 / 18:10:41  
Meets Gordon Brown on the solution of the economic crisis, talks with Conservative Party Leader David Cameron, opens “Byzantium 330 – 1453” Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts.

October 20th

Greek-Americans gathered $3 million for Barack Obama

20 October 2008 / 18:10:03  
It is believed that they were more generous to John McCane, who is supported by the richer Greeks but they are smaller in population.

Vatopedio Sets the Government under Construction

19 October 2008 / 21:10:06  
After intensive consultations during the weekend, Greek media signal that time for reforms in Kosta Karamanlis's Cabinet has come,it is expected 7 mega minisries to be formed and two vice premiers to be appointed.

October 19th

The Financial Crisis Affects the Real Economics

19 October 2008 / 18:10:01  

A lot of expert economists during the last few weeks have expressed the opinion that the financial crisis will pass by Greece and that its bank system is stable enough to resist the shock.

October 18th

Greece Officially Protests about US Visas

18 October 2008 / 18:10:46  
Athens’disappointment was expressed by Greek ambassador to Washington Alexandros Mallias in the presence of President George Bush, State Secretary Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Home Security Michael Chertoff.

Theo Angelopoulos out of Greek Film Award Nominations

18 October 2008 / 14:10:16  
The Ministry of Culture waited till the last minute for the famous director to finish his latest film “Dust of Life." The film was not completed and it was not included in this year's Award Nominations.