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Athens News Agency: News in English, 08-12-27

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  • [01] Exhibition in Rethymno
  • [02] Quake jolts Halkidiki
  • [03] Shots at suburban railcar
  • [04] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] Exhibition in Rethymno

    The collective art exhibition "Liquid" will be inaugurated on Monday at the 'House of Culture' in Rethymno,Crete.

    Artists representing most art forms (painting, photography, video art) will present their own artistic options, with the theme of water and liquids at the epicentre.In this way the artist will inaugurate the cultural year 2009 that will be focusing on the water. "Liquid" will open doors on December 29 and will end on January 25, 2009.

    [02] Quake jolts Halkidiki

    A minor quake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale was recorded on Saturday at 10:27 a.m in a sea region near Halkidiki prefecture, northern Greece, and east of the port city of Thessaloniki.

    Three smaller quakes followed, while no damages or injuries were reported

    Caption: ANA-MPA file aerial photo of Halkidiki peninsula

    [03] Shots at suburban railcar

    A suburban railway carriage was struck twice by gunfire late Thursday evening near the Piraeus district of Tavros.

    Police said the rounds were fired from a 9mm weapon. Three passengers were in the carriage but were not injured. The exact point of the shootings has yet to be pinpointed, while police are continuing an investigation.

    Caption: ANA-MPA file photo of the suburban railway carriage

    [04] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Saturday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

    Speculation over a pending Cabinet reshuffle and potentially negative developments in the economy dominated the headlines on Saturday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "After the 'black days' people celebrate Christmas with tranquility".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis on Saturday takes his final decisions over cabinet reshuffle".

    AVRIANI: "Sweeping changes in ministers' posts and radical rift in all state apparatus' levels - Karamanlis determined to proceed with structural reshuffle".

    CHORA: "Mystery shrouds the shooting of a suburban railway carriage in the Piraeus district of Rentis."

    ELEFTHERI ORA: "Prime Minister every day receives contradictory recommendations over cabinet reshuffle and proposals for elections".

    ELEFTHEROS: " Greece turns into "Chicago" on Christmas - Gangs and anarchists hold a party due to riot police's incompetence".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Scene in the fog - 'Good news' lies in the reduction of rates of fuel, supermarket prices.'Bad news' is EU's mild observation and an injury to government's reforms".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Measures, sackings and 19 tax burdens - What will January 2009 bring to the economy and taxpayers".

    ESTIA: "(political) Partisanship dismantled Greece ".

    ETHNOS: "2009 will bring shock measures - Heeding an EU's recommendation under IMF's terms".

    TA NEA: "Crash after 35 years in New Democracy - Opinion polls' shocking results - ND reaches lowest popularity in 35 years".

    VRADYNI: "New Year will bring 1,348 hirings in public and local authorities' sector".

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