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Chris Hondros: Award-winning photojournalist killed in mortar attack in Libya

International award-winning war photojournalist Chris Hondros, who grew up in Fayetteville and was a former Fayetteville Observer staff member, was killed in a mortar attack Wednesday in the embattled Libyan city of Misrata. He was covering the battles of Gaddafi’s forces and rebels. Chris Hondros was the child of a …

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Party with Public Money – Electricity Union theatens to ‘turn off’ Greece

Things are getting very tough among the state and the labor union of Electricity Power Company (GENOP-DEH). As the government plans to privatize and sell stakes from DEH, the labor union has decided to start 48h strikes as from May 6, 2011. The strikes are expected to last a week …

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Two arrested on suspicion of arson attack to synagogue in Corfu

Two suspects were arrested Wednesday in connection with setting fire to a synagogue on the Greek island of Corfu a day earlier, Greek Police said. Police on the island reinforced security around Israeli’s arriving in the country on cruise ships as a result of a travel advisory that was issued. …

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Take a break from misery

Greeks are going through difficult times amid hundreds negative economic news and thousands uncertainties about their future. Things seem to go worst. They have already gone from bad to worse… We are in the middle of a deep economic crisis and affects our mood. All I hear from friends and …

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Public Prosecutor for Hoax e-mail about Greek debt restructure

The economic situation in Greece is very fragile amid a storm of  debt restructuring speculations and pressure. No wonder that a ‘false news’, a spam e-mail spreading rumors is able to create turbulence. Of course, the question is: Can a hoax e-mail drive the Athens Stock Exchange down and  the …

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