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Ops! It’s Friday!

I have nothing to say … except… enjoy a great weekend!    And watch below a nice song  with Lily Allen “Friday Night”

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Greek Study: Illegal immigrants at 470,000

Suddenly everybody in Greece has started to tangle the issue of illegal immigrants. I believe that this is due to several reasons: It’s a bit the racists’ attacks in certain Athens areas, a bit the fence that is to be built at with border with Turkey, a bit the news …

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Fitch cut Greece’s rate into Junk – Greek FinMin reaction

Ratings agency Fitch cut Greece’s credit rating to junk on Friday, highlighting persisting doubts over the country’s ability to pull itself out of a severe debt crisis that has shaken the euro zone, Reuters reported. The rating agency cut Greece’s rating to BB+ from BBB- and kept it under negative …

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(Upd) Is the German arrested in Athens daughter of ex RAF member?

Is the arrested German woman  daughter of a former alleged member of the Red Army Fraction (RAF), the “urban guerrilla” terrorist group engaged in several armed operations during the 1970’s and the 1990’s? Greek media report likewise and give the name of the arrested German woman and that of her mother, who apparently …

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Pharmacies in Piraeus will remain closed Jan 17-18

Pharmacists’ Association in Piraeus have decided to go on a 48 h strike next week. Pharmacies at the area Greece’ largest port will remain closed upcoming Monday and Tuesday, January 17 – 18, 2011. The decision came after a meeting with Greek Health Minister, Andreas Loverdos. Pharmacists oppose the new …

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Greek Police arrests German woman on terrorism suspricion

Greek anti-terror police detained a German woman in the frame of  investigations against a domestic terror group. The 27 years old woman is a suspect of  involvement in the terrorist organization “Conspiracy of Cells of Fire” Police Counter-Terrorism Department announced. Greek media reported quoting police sources, that the German woman was …

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The Revenge of the Prey: Fox shoots Hunter!

Huh! That can happen as well! A fox shot her hunter with his rifle! A hunter shot a fox from a distance and approached the wounded animal to kill it with the butt of his gun. However, the  little fella fiercely resisted, fought for life and …miracolo! miracolo! …pulled the rifle …

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Greek Police detained 4 terror suspects

Greek anti-terror police detained four youths suspected of having links with a domestic terrorist group. Thursday’s  detentions  followed raids in several apartments in Vyronas, Patisia and Tavros suburbs of Athens and in Thessaloniki.  Police said that the four suspects were believed to be involved in the terrorist group “Conspiracy of Cells …

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Arta: Immigrants ate Cat that had eaten a poisoned rat…

This is the “Disgusting News of the Day”! Illegal immigrants ate a cat that had eaten a rat that was apparently killed by rat poison. The incident occurred in the city of Arta (West Greece) and  came out when the immigrants got sick and went to a local hospital.  The incidents …

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Greek officials: Unlikely to return to markets in 2011

 This post could fairly bear the title: “the Dumb News of the Day”. Hardly we heard some kind of reassuring news about the course of  Greek economic developments  by Olli Rehn   and 10-year bond spreads fell sharply, genius Greek officials come out spoiling the fun in the known way of  …

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The Good News of the Day: No Public Transport Strike

After days of unbelievable severe testing for motorists and passengers and traffic chaos on the streets of Athens, things are normal today and thus for a simple reason: There is no Public Transport Strike!  However, unionists are holding meetings to decide on how to proceed further and some public transport unions have …

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