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Athens: Minor Riots at Commemoration of November ’73 Uprising (Videos)

Thousands of Greeks, young and old participated at today’s demonstration to commemorate the victims of  the Athens Polytechnic Uprising on November 17, 1973,  against the Junta of the Colonels . Police estimated that some 20,000 people marched from the Polytechnic University to the American Embassy. As expected many banners carried slogans against the …

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Athens Uprising Nov 17, 1973: The Deads and the Songs (Greek Music Videos)

Remembering the “Stone Years” of Greek democracy… Every November 17,  mothers and fathers recall the shocking moments when they learned their daughter or son was killied during the uprise – often a young boy or a girl , maybe a passerby. Uptodate the number of deads is unclear, it is estimated …

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Josef Proell: Greece tranche in January -What’s the name of the game?

Are we serious??? Austrian Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Josef Proell said yesterday that his statements about not giving  the country’s 3rd tranche to Greece “were misunderstood.”  Reuters reported that  “A spokesman for the Austrian Finance Ministry later tried to soften the remarks which caused Greek debt yields to widen and sent jitters …

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Greek Parliament clears 2 Ministers over land-swap Vatopedi Scandal

The secret ballot over charging or not former Ministers of Karamanlis’ Nea Dimokratia government over the land-swap and real estate Vatopedi scandal concluded at the Greek Parliament, clearing two of the five ex Ministers. Greek lawmakers agreed that  Evangelos Basiakos and Petros Doukas should face charges  for aiding and abetting a breach of trust against …

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