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27
Aug

Vassiliki Thanou: Greece’s first female Prime Minister to take the country to elections

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For the first time in its history, Greece will have a female Prime Minister, albeit PM in an interim government. After fruitless negotiations to form a new coalition government following PM Tsipras resignation, the President of the Republic named Vassiliki Thanou, top judge of the Supreme to form a caretaker […]





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27
Aug

Scandal! Greeks use the Greek language to deceive the creditors! Yes, only 3 Germans could thing that

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Phew! Finally we know, why there have already been so many problems in the communication between in-debted Greece and its good-will Creditors. The real secret truth is finally out. The problem has its deepest deepest roots in the fact that these bold Greeks do indeed speak and write Greek! …and […]





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27
Aug

Lafazanis’ Popular Unity doesn’t exclude Grexit and Return to Drachma

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This is a very clear stance before the elections: Popular Unity, the party of SYRIZA rebels around former energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis will pledge to abolish the bailout program and cancel austerity plans, will not exclude an orderly exit from the Eurozone as an option and introduce anew a national […]





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27
Aug

Varoufakis to launch pan-European anti-austerity movement and political party

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Varoufakis’ fans get ready! The ex finance minister is preparing to launch a European movement that will develop into a political party. Yanis Varoufakis will push for a Pan-Εuropean network for fight austerity. Instead of running for the upcoming elections, he will put his energy into political action on European […]





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26
Aug

Greece misses €3.46bn in tax revenues, Greeks will have to pay €20bn by end of 2015

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These are difficult times for state revenues. Greece’s government managed to raise only 22.3 billion euro in the seven months it was in power. The goal was €25.772 billion, and now the gap amounts €3.46 billion. Even the revised target of Primary Deficit of 0.25% for 2015 – as it […]





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25
Aug

Wealthy debtors don’t pay for electricity, but the “little Greeks” can live in the dark for several months

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An unidentified number of Greeks seem to suffer from heavy deficiency of “collective consciousness“.  They absolutely refuse to share common beliefs and moral attitudes which usually operate as a unifying force within a society, especially in times of a crisis, and it is often expressed in form of solidarity. I […]





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25
Aug

Greeks suffered wages losses of -28.16% from 2010 to 2015

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Five years of loan agreements, memoranda of understanding, austerity measures and internal devaluation. And here is the bill for Greece’s employees: a decrease of 28.16% within five years. According to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) salaries were cut by 28.16% in the period of the first memorandum of […]





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24
Aug

Greece’s newborn babies to get Tax Identification Number as of 1.1.2016

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Awa! So cute! As long as a newborn will let its first scream and take a deep breath of tax-evasion-free Greek air, it will get a Tax Identification Number (AFM).  The AFM-number is necessary, for the case, the newborn Greek -who may look innocent and guileless today – turns into […]





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24
Aug

Shock in Greek Armed Forces: Three suicides in less than a month

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Greece’s Armed Forces are in shock. A non-commissioned officer of the Land Forces was found dead in his home on Monday morning. According to a statement of the Land Forces General Stab, the 44-year-old lieutenant was ‘fatally wounded at 2 am’ on Monday. “The causes of his death are being […]





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24
Aug

Greece’s politicians are wasting time trying to avoid early elections

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After three days of ‘exploring options to form a new coalition government with other political parties, leader of conservative New Democracy Vaggelis Meimarakis returned the mandate to the President of the Republic. “I really do not understand, why we have to go to early elections,” Meimarakis told reporters on Monday […]





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21
Aug

SYRIZA split: Left Platform to run for elections, it may even claim mandate to negotiate for a new Greek govenrment

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Twenty five SYRIZA lawmakers mainly from Left Platform of former Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis split from the party Tsipras’ party on Friday morning and formed their own independent group with the name “Popular Unity”. The anti-Memorandum party will run for the elections called on Thursday after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras […]





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20
Aug

UPD PM Tsipras’ resigned – Early elections on 20. or 13. Sept 2015

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to hand in his resignation to the President of the Republic later today. Most probably before his meeting with the President, Tsipras will address the nation at 8 pm and explain to the people why he is taking the country to early elections […]





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20
Aug

UPD Greece’s biggest pensions fund IKA stops issuing new pensions for those below 67 and thus retrospective 1.1.2015

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Greece’s biggest insurance fund for the private sector IKA has apparently stopped issuing pensions due to retirement age, invalidity or death for all those below 67 years of age or for those with less than 4,500 working stamps. According to an exclusive story of daily Eleftheros Typos, IKA will not […]





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20
Aug

ESM’s 3. bailout money comes to Greece & is immediately forwarded to repay debts

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Efforts, compromise and total surrender to creditors brought fruits: The European Stability Mechanism approved the financial assistance for Greece on Wednesday,, the first disbursement of the first tranche arrived on Thursday and it was directly forwarded to the European Central Bank for the payment of 3.2 billion euro maturing today. […]





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