News Bulletin in English

Sunday July 13, 2014

--- In the island of Rhodes are today the President of Democracy Carolos Papoulias, the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and a step of the government,to meet the President of China, who made a private visit to the country. Mr Shi Jin Ping flies tomorrow for Brazil to take part in the summit of BRICS as called by the initials of the countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
--- From many sides
are expressed doubts about the causes of the fire in Keratea, which threatened residential areas and leave behind severe damage to homes near the village of Depseliza. Besides the Mayor of Lavreotikis, who suspected yesterday for arson,also Mr  Paul Chaikalis in his today's statement identifies problems and weaknesses in the management of fire and raises questions about arson.
Great success for all the mobilizations "Never on Sunday" in Athens and Thessaloniki, where most shops remained closed and those who opened were quickly closed by the pickets of strike.
Ongoing is the research to find survivors of the shipwreck north of Samos island. Six dead immigrants at the moment, in critical condition the 18 year-old boy, who remains in hospital intubated.

A complaint on misleading advertising of Coca-Cola, contains the announcement of the Panhellenic Federation of Employees working in Bottled Drinks, reminding everyone to boycott as requested by striking employees of the company.

--- Ends
tomorrow the deposit of tax reports while the Finance of Ministry does not allow another time extension.

--- Starts tomorrow
noon, the submition of applications to the supportProgram by paycheck for workers, unemployed and their families of Social Tourism for the period 2014-2015. It provides the support for one to five nights, from 15 September 2014 to 31 August 2015.

In international news ***

--- A
bombshell from Ukraine hit houses in Rostov, Russia,killing a civilian and wounding two others.
The bomb fell near the border with Oukrania in the Russian city of Donetsk,
in the synonymous region of eastern Ukraine where deadly clashes raged.

--- At least 163 Palestinians have been killed
the last five days by the Israeli army in Gaza, according to Palestinian sources. At the same time it is not even discussed the possibility of ceasefire by Israel.

It can't be formed a government in Iraq, which led to the postponement of the crucial meeting of parliament on Tuesday.


Sunny weather throughout the country with showers and thundery in the warmest hours of the day in the highlands of Macedonia and Thrace.
In Attica, generally sunny weather, midday and afternoon hours, however, will grow
cloud. Temperatures will range from 22 to 33 degrees Celsius. In Thessaloniki generally clear weather,but likely to occur rains in the highlands. Temperatures will range from 20 to 31 degrees Celsius.