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Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Turkish Minister claims: Greece is 900km(!) away from Akkuyu

HA!HA!HA! I always thought Greece had a direct border to Turkey. But a Turkish minister comes to teach me better! “Greece is 900 km away from Akkuyu” claimed Taner Yildiz, Turkey’s Minister of Energy & Natural Resources, in an effort to persuade Athens and the European Union, they should not be …

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Italian MV Explora ‘exploited’ by Turkey, urges Greece to protest Démarche

Boiling from anger and seeing with envy the Greek-Israeli rapprochement , it seems that our friend and neighbor Turkey is keen to create new conditions in the Aegean Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Sea – it jumps  young and boldly  there where it is not asked to be. Not only a Turkish frigate …

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Two-kg Explosive Device at Tax Office in Athens

An explosive device was difused by police at an Athens tax office after a warning phone call.. The explosives were hidden in a metal box in a plastic bag and left in a trash toilet boxat the basement of a tax office in Neos Kosmos suburb of Athens on Wednesday. An …

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Odyssey Dawn-Greece: Updates from Souda Bay military buildup

Greece is most likely to make available the use of the military bases of Souda (Crete), Aktion (Preveza) and Andravida (Peloponnese) to some 70 fighter aircraft of coalition forces participating in the implementation of the UN imposed No Fly Zone over Libya. Requests for stationing and refuelling of  air fighters have …

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Must Watch LOL-Video! Spanish or Greek Bureaucracy?

Some Greeks are idle enough to think bureaucracy is a lethal plant unique to Greek soil. There is this Spanish video though proving that civil servants of the type “I’m lazy, I hate you and I love it” are everywhere to find -preferably at the north part of the Mediterranean basin. In the south part, civil …

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Athens: Symbolic Occupation of State Hospitals, Mar 23

Employees at the state hospital have entered a “symbolic occupation” of the Emergency Departments today and allow patients to undergo medical examination without paying the fee of 5 euros. Hospital doctors in Athens and Piraeus have announced a 24h strike  on March 30. On March 31, hospital doctors in Ath/Pir …

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