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Greek ship carries 1,200 migrants from Misrata to Benghazi

A Greek ship packed  with nearly 1,200 Asian and African migrants, many needing medical attention after weeks with little food or water, left the besieged Libyan city of Misrata on Friday for rebel-held Benghazi, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said in Geneva, according to Reuters.   The chartered Greek vessel, Ionian …

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Sueing the IMF for Greeks’ Poor Libido Performance?

More and more of my female friends increasingly complain about the deceasing performance of their husbands and boy friends. These women, whether married, in relationship or singles, they all unanimously blame the economic crisis and the austerity measures for the poor libido performances.  Greek men seem to be exposed more to IMF-stress than …

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Markets Disappointed by Lack of Specific Greek Budget Measures

Markets reacted negatively to the lack of specific measures and details about the three-years budget policy plan and the Athens Stock Exchange recordeed losses. While Friday’s session at the ASE started with +1,4% it dropped to -0,40%  after Prime Minister George Papandreou concluded his speech. It is very interesting to read some …

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Greece’s New Measures Roadmap? After Easter…

The secrets of the long-awaited medium-term budget plans for 2012-2015 will be revealed after Easter. In a live television link direct from the Cabinet meeting Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou made a review of the government’s achievement since it came to power, dismissed the scenario for early elections and debt restructuring, …

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Keratea out of control: Fire bombs attack against policeman family’ cars

Unknown perpetrators hurled some 15 fire bombs against cars parked outside a policeman family shortly after midnight on Friday. The attack took place while the family, including four minor-aged children were inside the detached house.  Greek media reported that the father was chief of the police station in the nearby village …

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Greece Waiting for the New Economic Measures

Prime Minister George Papandreou is going to announce the new measures, a mid-term budget policy package for 2012-2015, apparently aiming to save Greece from the economic collapse. The measures arise after pressures from the country’s lenders IMF, EU, ECB for a stricter fiscal policy and discipline. Greek media report that the …

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