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Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

NATO warming up for Libya? Greece’s Souda Air Base to get involved?

Is NATO warming up  for a military intervention in Lybia, even if for ‘humanitarian reasons’? If the answer is “Yes”, Greece is most likely to play a role in facilitating and supporting North Atlantic Treaty Org. troops with its Souda airbase on the island of Crete, some 300 nautical miles away …

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Clever! Eat fish & do not pay for it!

Mmmmm…. are you craving for fish and have not money to buy it? In Patras, a smart guy found a way to come to the object of his most dragging longing. He dressed as a waiter, walked in a restaurant, grabbed a platter full of grilled fresh fish and there he disappeared with his catch. …

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Greece: CHP stations licences under way

Investement! Investment! Investment! The following press release has been published by the UK Trade and Investement portal of the UK government. British companies, interested?  Greece – Approval Granted for Five New Production Licences for CHP Stations The “green light” has been given for the immediate materialisation of five private investments in …

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Greeks pay highest social security contributions in Europe

 That’s not a surprise. We have no money, we receive almost the lowest salaries but we pay the highest social security contributions in Europe. Indeed Greeks are large, modern empty-pocket  “Zorbas” dancing in the streets the whole day long… And night!   Greek daily Ta Nea calculated  that out of 50 …

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Greeks evacuated from Libya report about the chaos

230 Greeks have been evacuated from Libya with three C-130 and two ships. Among the rescued is a employee at the Greek embassy in Tripoli, who got shot on the shoulder and the leg while driving through the streets of Tripoli.  However there are still 10 Greeks enclosed in the Sahara …

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Four Greek Tourists Dead at road accident in Turkey

Four Greek citizens died and five others were severely injured when a tourist bus came off road and tumbled 8 meters. The road accident occurred on the highway to Istanbul, near the town of Tekirdag, 80 km from the Greek border. The bus belonging to Turkish company Metro deviated from …

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US State Dept. designates Greek group as Global Terrorist

The US State Department has designated the Greek terror organisation “Sect of Revolutionaries” as Global Terrorist. In a press release, the State Dept. underlined  that the group will now be subject to restrictions and financial sanctions. The decision was taken by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton because the group’s “terrorist activities …

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Athens: Buses and Trolleys Work Stoppage, Feb 25

It couldn’t be different… I feel ‘twisted’ without a strike or work stoppage in public transport, anyway… Today, Friday, February 25, Buses will not operate 11:00am-04:30pm and Trolleys from 11:00am to 04:00am. It is most likely that all public transport means will have a work stoppage on Monday, Feb 28, …

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