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Four EU parliamentarians detained by North Cyprus police

Turkish Cypriot police have detained two European parliamentarians for allegedly trespassing on a restricted military area in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus, a Greek Cypriot member of the European Parliament said on Saturday. Polish parliamentarians Jaroslaw Leszek Walesa and Artur Zasada were told that they will remain in …

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Athens: Classic Ballet at Greek National Opera: Don Quixote

How about some ballet? Don Quixote is on stage of the Greek National Opera. Ballet with a prologue, two acts and 5 scenes. A story by Marious Petipa (1869) based on the homonymous play of Thervantes. Music by Ludwig Minkus Choreography: Vladimir Vasiliev Ballet of the Greek National Opera March …

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EU Competitiveness Pact: Fast Track Poverty for all

Eurogroup leaders agreed in principle on the key issues of the Competitivenss Agreement. This agreement aiming to adjust fiscal rules for all, will economically kill employees and workers rights once for all. Its main targets are lowering wages, adjustment of  public and private sector wages to productivity,  linking pensions to life expectancy. In short, …

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Eurogroup and the Greek Deal – Few Questions open

A tough bargain took place yesterday in Brussels at the meeting of the Eurogroup leaders and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou came out at 2:30 pm with a content smile on his face. At the following press conference he stressed  that Greece managed to achieve its goals.  Loan repayment extension of …

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