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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-02-13

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  • [01] Snowfall in ski resorts
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] Snowfall in ski resorts

    Snow was falling on Friday over the mountainous areas of the country and cities of northern Greece. Snowchains were needed for vehicles heading towards the ski resorts of Kaimaktsalan, Pella perfecture, and Vassilitsa, Grevena perfecture.

    Heavy snowfall has also reported in Karpenissi, central Greece, and the nearby ski resort of Velouchi.

    According to the National Meterological Service, the snow will continue to fall throughout the weekend in most parts of the north and the mainland. The forecast for the rest of the country is storms and rain, while the temperatures will drop sharply.

    Caption: ANA-MPA file photo of a child skiing at Vassilitsa ski resort near Grevena, northwestern Greece.

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    Thursday's off-the-agenda discussion in parliament on the economy at party leaders' level, US president Barack Obama's letters to Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and main opposition leader George Papandreou and reactions in ruling New Democracy party to statements by MP Yannis Manolis dominated the headlines on Friday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Parliament: The prime minister once again put a full stop to the speculation on early elections".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Karamanlis asked for consensus from Papandreou, who refused".

    AVGHI: "Synaspismos party Standing Congress begins on a policy platform that will be an answer to the crisis".

    AVRIANI: "Early elections would be suicide for Karamanlis and country because whoever wins will lead the country to a tragic impasse and bankruptcy".

    CHORA: "Who want Karamanlis out".

    ELEFTHERI ORA: "Agriculture Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis and Alternate Interior Minister for Public Order Christos Markoyannakis infuriate the Cretan farmers".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Karamanlis to Papandreou: Consensus to overcome the crisis, or else you will be to blame".

    ESTIA: "Some MPs' attitude is deplorable - They are pressing and threatening systematically".

    ETHNOS: "Historic compromise in ND - After a 3-hour meeting in the premier's office".

    KATHIMERINI: "Collision, and...elections on the horizon - Karamanlis prophecy for elections".

    LOGOS: "PM called on everyone to deal with the crisis responsibly".

    NIKI: "The bull turns into a lamb - Manolis, with his tail between his legs, remained in the pen".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "The way out from the crisis is the developmental path that the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) is fighting for".

    TA NEA: "Karamanlis acknowledged his incompetence in the face of the crisis".

    TO VIMA: "Blind course.... The conclusions after the showdown on Thursday in parliament - Minced words on early elections scenarios".

    VRADYNI: "One lie and three truths about the health system - What happens when the mission is subjugated to petty politics".

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