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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-08-19

Athens News Agency: News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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  • [01] August brings the hatching of Caretta-caretta turtles
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] August brings the hatching of Caretta-caretta turtles

    A newborn caretta-caretta sea turtle makes its way towards the water in the Gulf of Kyparissia in mid August 2009. The caretta-caretta turtle is an emblematic endangered species protected by international, European and national laws. Some 50,000 turtles are born on the pristine beach every year, of which only one in 1,000 reaches adulthood. The turtles sprawn in the same beach they were born. Their nesting period is between June and August. The female digs in the sand and puts the eggs inside. The brood contains 120 eggs and only a 60 percent completes the 50-day hatching period. The newborn turtles follow the horizon and moonlight to find their way to the sea. An adult caretta-caretta can reach up to 140 kg. ANA-MPA / ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Wednesday edition of Athens' newspapers at a glance

    Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis' forecoming state-of-the-economy address at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) and FinMin Yiannis Papathanassiou's nod to looming reforms in economic sector mostly dominated the headlines on Wednesday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "FinMin: We will do what hasn't been done in last decades".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Political life a mess; clash between government, PASOK over Siemens scandal peaks".

    AVGHI: "New employees in public sector second class workers".

    AVRIANI: "Sweeping changes in government a few days before TIF".

    ELEFTHEROS: "Painful reforms jolt economy".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Government is hiding its 'Waterloo' with essays".

    ESTIA: "Karamanlis' chance to proceed with radical changes".

    ETHNOS: "Tax raid with harsh measures to be announced at TIF".

    KATHIMERINI: "Development ministry submits Marcopoulo quarries file case".

    LOGOS: "New package of measures in autumn - Reforms to be speeded up".

    NIKI: "First TIF then elections".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "An immediate complete answer to workers mandatory - Ruling New Democracy, PASOK and EU focus on anti-social reforms".

    TA NEA: "Government confesses failure and brings harsh measures".

    VIMA: "Costas (Karamanlis) do something - Ministers, MPs in despair".

    VRADYNI: "If unemployed established a political party they would comprise 10.5 percent".


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