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UPD: Greek Seamen End Strikes as of Mar 21/12

UPDATE: Greek Seamen Federation decided not to proceed to further strikes, and sea transport will resume on Wednesday, March 21st 2012, at 6 a.m, when the 48-hour strike ends. (Further reading) On March 18/2012 KTG reported: Greek seamen will launch several 48-hour strikes starting on March 19th 2012. The NAtional Maritime …

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Labour Minister: One Million Greeks Get Pensions 400-500 EURO

These are things we learn when some Greek official wants to argue on other issues. Minister of Labour and Social  Security Giorgos Koutroumanis said that one million pensioners receive just 400 to 500 euro per month. Speaking to private broadcaster ANT1 TV  Koutroumanis said that there have been no reductions in the pensions of …

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FT: Merkel Proposes Schaeuble as Eurogroup Head

That’s the new that made Greeks faint on Friday morning: That German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposes Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble as the next Eurogroup head. Quoting unnamed sources in Brussels,  the German edition of Financial Times writes in its exclusive story: Merkel Wants Schaeuble as Euro-Group Chief The game still …

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