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Juncker Supports Idea of EU Commissioner for Greece!

I wouldn’t have thought that Eurogroup chef Jean-Claude Juncker would keep me busy with a second post today. However as he supports the idea of putting a European commissioner in charge of developing Greece’s economic structure, he deserves a few more sentences in my blog. Speaking to Die Welt German daily …

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Wikileaks Revealed Stratfor Knew About Greek Debt Crisis … In Advance

The economic crisis in Greece and the possible financial support by International Monetary Fund was been monitored by the US think tank Stratfor long before the country officially sought the aid of IMF and before then PM George Papandreou had relevant talks with then IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn in December 2009, shortly after he won …

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EU Cancels Euro Zone Summit Over Germany’s Unwillingness

The European Union on Tuesday delayed planned talks among leaders later this week on increasing the currency area’s financial firewall against debt contagion. The thorny question of beefing up eurozone financial defences was meant to have been dealt with over lunch on Friday, the second day of a summit gathering …

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Enjoy “Kathari Deytera” and Forget About the Bailout….

German coalition government will vote in favour of the second bailout package for Greece. Even though some MPs will down vote it, it is expected that the opposition parties (Social Democrats, Greens) will support the aid for the debt-ridden country. Therefore, we, Greeks, are allowed to enjoy the Kathari Deytera …

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Beer Shower for Angela Merkel (video)

 Oops! What was that? Hardly takes German Chancellor Angela Merkel seat to celebrate the Carvinal with her Christian-Democrat friends  and Schuuuuppsssss! Five glasses full of first quality “Koelsch” beer land on her back. An embarrassing moment for the waiter. Firth after Merkel’s back is swept dry, she receives a glass with …

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160 Germans Will Settle in Greece To Collect Taxes

 The German colonisation of Greece begins earlier and is more shameless than you thought: 160 German tax officers have started ironing shirts and trousers and stuff shampoos* and daily creams* in their luggage for the long adventurous trip in the wild European South.  They will settle in Greece apparently to assist the debt-ridden country …

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Explosive Device Found at Athens Metro

Greek Anti-Terror police is currently examining the security cameras of the Athens Metro and investigates the dangerous package on fingerprints and DNA material, after an explosive device was found at the Metro station “Aigaleo” at 6 pm on Saturday evening.  The package was found at the last wagon of the train by …

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Action! “Fly A Kite For Greece”

This is one more initiative aimed to support Greeks in the context of “Give Greece A Chance”. Fly a kite and write the support slogan on it!. This is an action organized by a Facebook group – one of the many nowadays. Monday is Clean Monday in Greece, the start …

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Greece’s Small Businesses Forecast Sharp Revenue Drops

Small Greek businesses expect revenue to fall in the first half of this year as the economic environment deteriorates, a Marc SA poll showed, according to Bloomberg. Half of 1,200 enterprises surveyed said they foresee difficulties in the coming months and are at risk of shutting down, according the poll, …

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Corinth: Dramatic Dog Rescue (video)

Crews from Greek search and rescue brigades (EMAK) rescued a little dog from the slopes of the Isthmus of Corinth. The dog had left his home a few hours earlier. He was trapped in the slopes and was unable to return to safe land. The onwers called the fire brigades that …

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