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Daily Archives: March 12, 2012

German FinMin to Greeks: “Elections is your Right, But Fulfil the Agreement is your Duty”

Over the weekend German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble gave two interviews about Greece. One to Greek daily To Vima and one to Italian La Republica. To the Greek daily he said that Germany is ready to do whatever it takes to help Greece and stressed the proposal to send German tax …

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Aer Lingus Force Greek Woman to …Language Test!

A Greek woman, resident of Cork, Ireland, was forced by airlines Aer Lingus to undergo a language test both in Greek and English to prove her passport was not forged. The woman, a telecoms manager, was about to check in for a flight to Ireland at Barcelona airport, when she was asked …

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Crime in Greece: One Robbery per Hour, One Homicide Every Second Day

 Crime in Greece recorded a dramatically sharp increase during last year and the statistics data released by the Ministry for Citizne Protection show the brutal reality: Every hour, one robbery, 11  thefts and burglaries occur across the country, while a homicide is being committed every second day. According to the data for the year …

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Germany, Greece and Seven Other EZ Members Support the Tobin Tax

Germany, Greece and seven other eurozone member countries support the idea of “Tobin Tax” (FTT) on financial transactions. German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, the finance ministers of Germany, Greece, Italy, France, Austria, Finland, Belgium, Spain and Portugal sent a letter to EU Danish Presidency and request to “overcome all relevant difficulties until …

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Famous Greek Folk Singer Domna Samiou Died at 84

One of the most famous Greek folk singers, Domna Samiou, passed away in an Athens hospital last Saturday at the age of 84. For over half a century, the “Grande Dame of the Greek folk music” had been collecting, recording and performing traditional songs of Greece. Her death leavs an irreplaceable …

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