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2009-02-03 10:38:20

A spokesman for the Greek government said farmers should negotiate, rather than protest in the streets following a skirmish between farmers and police. What is important is the dialogue, spokesman Evangelos Antonaros said. Police used tear gas to break up a protest Monday after about 500 farmers from the Island of Crete went to the Greek port of Piraeus to protest the government's handling of a new agriculture compensation package.

2008-09-18 09:00:31

EU approves Greek plan to privatize national carrier Olympic Airways ATHENS, Sept.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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