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Josef Proell: the Christian Democrats Alliance against Greece

One day after  Christian democrat German Chancellor Angela Merkel  complained about Greece, her  ideological cousin from Wien came to support her and create new financial turmoil. Austrian Finance Minister  and Vice Chancellor, Josef Proell, chairman of  Christian democratic and conservative Austrian People’s Party. Josef Proell said that Austria will block  its December …

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17 November 1973 – Athens Polytechnic Students’ Uprising

I do remember very well this Saturday morning I went alone to Athens downtown, on November 17, 1973. The night before an army tank had violently crashed down the main steel gate of the Polytechnic University campus bringing down the people clinging on it. I was a teenager then and had no …

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Muslims pray in Athens under far-right extremists’ protest

Thousand of Muslims immigrants gathered in 15 different outdoor points of Athens this morning to perform  the traditional  Eid al-Adhapray marking the Feast of  Abraham’s Sacrifice.  In central Attiki Square though  the events turned ugly as  far-right extremists protested the public praying shouting insults and throwing eggs.  Even though dozens of riot …

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