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It was the Gummy Bear and not the Pokemon…

I made a grave mistake this morning in my story “What’s up in Greece on March 22?”. I reported that the Pokemon was stolen from  a nursery school. But it turns out, it was the Gummy Bear and not the Pokemon. Thieves entered the nursery school and stole a CD player, …

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Millions of Grasshoppers attack Achaia Prefecture

Millions of grasshoppers fell over fields of the Achaia Prefecture on the Peloponnese on the West of Greece. Huge swarms of grasshoppers or locusts appeared and threaten the agricultural production. Aigialeia, Kalavryta and Evrymanthos are the areas most affected, while there are reports that the destroying insects have been seen even …

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Oh No! Greek Politicians are not corrupted, after all!

Not only super rich and less rich Greeks but also nun deposited  their money in banks outside Greece out of fear of an economic collapse. “I don’t know if we ate the money together, but for sure we helped them ‘escape’ together” said P. Nikoloudis, Chairman of the Commission for Money Laundering …

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Greece: Minimal Radiation detected on people arriving from Japan

Traces of radioisotopes have been detected on people arriving from Japan, Greek Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE) announced on Tuesday. The radiological checks conducted on individuals who arrived in Greece from Japan have detected traces of radioisotopes, “minute quantities”, on their personal items, the EEAE said in a statement. A total …

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Upd: Greeks to wear an IMF-tailored suit worth 1,8 billion euro

Additional and harder austerity measures are on the way as the Finance Ministry is obliged to fill up the black hole  that appeared in state revenues in the first two months of the year. Ten millions of Greeks will see themselves forced in one and only  IMF-tailored suit worth 1,8 billion …

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Why do Greek strays ‘attack’ Greek Civil servants?

Have Greek strays started attacking Greek civil servants? Have the strays in the yard of Ministry of Education been abused? Greek animal welfare portal Adespoto.gr reports of a complaint by a employee at the Ministry. According to the information published at the portal some animal loving  employees care with devotion …

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Odyssey Dawn – Greece: The latest from Souda bay military buildup

Greece’s military base at Souda base is developing into a key player for the coalitions forces bombarding defense positions in Libya in order to apply what diplomats call a No Fly Zone. A source at Greek Defense Ministry told portal onalert that 60 to 100 fighter aircraft are expected to use …

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What’s Up in Greece on March 22?

The  use of military air base at Souda Bay from coalition forces against Libya and the cross of Greek economy is up in Greece today. Several citizens are certainly up and thus from early in the morning to protect their interests. For example, pensioners from Agioi Anargyroi suburb of Athens …

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Greece: 6 F-16 from Norway to land at Souda bay tonight

0:58 Six F-16 Falcon fighter from Norway are expected to land tonight at the airbase of Souda bay, on the island of Crete. The fighter jets left Norway Monday afternoon – and they may have landed already, but we just not know it. “Norway sent six F-16 Falcon fighters to join the …

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