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PM George Papandreou in 100 Top Global Thinkers

Prime Minister George Papandreou has been included in this year’s edition of the Foreign Policy magazine Top 100 Global Thinkers for 2010.
Papandreou ranks 79th and, according to the special report on the December issue of the magazine, was selected “for making the best of Greece’s worst year.”
Billionaire philanthropists Warren Buffett and Bill Gates top the list this year followed by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and World Bank President Robert Zoellick while US President Barack Obama is in third place.
Nicholas Christakis, a Harvard University social scientist, of Greek origin, is also included in the list, in 83rd place.


Athens Plus: New weekly English-Language Newspaper

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The English edition of Kathimerini Daily offers a new weekly English-language newspaper – Athens Plus (www.athensplus.gr).  The paper, now in its 19th edition, is published by International Herald Tribune and Kathimerini SA aims to provide “the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to what is happening in Athens as well as across the whole country.” “From island beaches to mainland peaks, from festivals and museums to the stock exchange, from boardrooms to soccer brawls, from book fairs to Parliament, our journalists are keen to share this knowledge with you,” the editor stated.