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Souda: Greek F-16 On Fire During Taking Off

The engine of a Greek F-16 caught fire during the take off from the Souda airbase on Crete earlier on Wednesday. The fire was followed by a small explosion and some metal parts were detached. During the thriller that lasted a couple of minutes, the pilot managed to empty the fuel …

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Greek Teenager Arrested for “Cracking” Interpol & FBI websites

An 18-year-old Greek “cracker” has been arrested by Cyber Crime police after a warrant of Interpol. The cyber-genius youngster had managed to “crack”  the Interpol website at the age of 15,5  while a year later he went deep into the FBI website, destroying archives and other important files. The ‘cracker’ …

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Greece: Unemployment hits new record with 16.2%

Each and every month unemployment in Greece hits new records, with the latest report of the Greek Statistics Authority  to state that the jobless rate for  March climber at 16,2% !  A month earlier, February 2011, the jobless rate was at 15.9% , while a year earlier (Marc 2010) the rate was …

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Euro-coli? Explaining “E.coli” in economic-political terms

E.coli is the abreviation for Escherichia Coli, the medical term for a bacteria that currently sends haundreds to hospitals and dozens to grave. However, I just learned yesterday that there can be another explnation of E.coli and thus in  modern economic-political terms: “The full name is Euro-coli and it is a …

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Greece on Strike over New Austerity Measures, Jun 9

A 24h strike has been declared by private sector labour union GSEE for Thursday, June 9, 2011. The strike will be supported by the public sector union ADEDY however as a work stoppage after 11 a.m. Banks will be closed. A protest rally will start at 11 a.m. at Klathmonos …

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