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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-05-12

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

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  • [01] PM to attend Progressive Governance conf'
  • [02] Demonstrator in serious condition
  • [03] University entrance exams 

  • [01] PM to attend Progressive Governance conf'

    ANA-MPA/Prime Minister George Papandreou is due in Norway on Thursday to participate in a major Progressive Governance Conference themed "A post-crisis agenda for the centre -left: securing shared prosperity" that opens in Oslo on Thursday.

    The two-day conference is organised by Policy Network in partnership with the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) and the participation of the Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg.

    At 8:00 p.m., Papandreou will attend a working dinner hosted for the conference participants, while on Friday morning he will address a plenary discussion on the "Future jobs and growth: How can centre-left governments make a difference?".ana-mpa

    The Greek premier will further have a bilateral meeting with his Norwegian counterpart and conference host Jens Stoltenberg.

    Caption: ANA-MPA file photo

    More details on the subscriber's page of ANA-MPA | Subscription request form

    

    [02] Demonstrator in serious condition

    -PA/A 31-year-old demonstrator who suffered head wounds in violence in the center of Athens during a 24-hour nationwide labor strike on Wednesday was reported in critical and stable condition on Thursday after undergoing emergency surgery.

    In a related development, a police officer was injured after being attacked by a group of approximately 50 people at Nikaia hospital on Thursday where went, together with two colleagues, for a preliminary investigation into the serious injury of the demonstrator.ana-mpa

    The police officers managed to escape the livid crowd in their patrol car.

    More details on the subscriber's page of ANA-MPA | Subscription request form

    

    [03] University entrance exams

    ANA-MPa/Annual university entrance exams opened in Greece on Thursday, with more than 110,000 candidates vying for approximately 75,000 seats in higher education institutions throughout the country.ana-mpa

    The first subject in which the candidates will be examined is essay.

    Education minister Anna Diamantopoulou, in a message, sent her wishes for every success to the students.

    More details on the subscriber's page of ANA-MPA | Subscription request form


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