Jul 15, 2014
OTE, Cosmote expand VDSL, LTE networks
In June, outdoor cabinets are scheduled for activation by year-end in various districts of Athens and Thessaloniki, including Kifisia, Nea Kifisia, Nea Philadelfeia, Neo Irakleio, Holargos, Kalamaki, Psychiko, Agia Paraskevi, and Oraiokastro, as well as the remaining parts of Kalamaria, and Thermi.
Strike by PPC staff to cause power cuts
Most parts of the country are expected to be without power at various points during the day on Thursday as Public Power Corporation workers begin rolling strikes in protest at the governmentA's privatization plans, which Prime Minister Antonis Samaras insisted he has no intention of abandoning.
Fish Mysteriously Show Up Dead, Causing a Stink
The deadly parasitic Varroa mite sits on the back of a honey bee in this undated handout photo; nearly one out of four American honeybee colonies died this winter, under siege from parasites, disease, pesticide use, nutrition problems and a mysterious sudden die-off.
Majority of Greek jails overcrowded, says minister
Twenty-six of GreeceA's 36 prisons and other holding facilities are woefully overcrowded, Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou revealed Wednesday as the government approved the release of funds needed to start a pilot scheme for the electronic tagging of prisoners.
Putting the party above the country
The case of Sabiha Suleiman, the Roma activist whose candidacy for the European Parliament was announced by SYRIZA only to be withdrawn shortly afterward, is an illustration of the leftist opposition party's inexperience and immaturity.