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Greek Helped Bring Down “Erratic” Pilot of JetBlue Flight (video)

Pick up a stone and you will find a Greek underneath. Diaspora Greek, Paul Babakitis, a retired New York police officer, was one of the JetBlue Flight passengers who helped wrestle the “erratic” captain to the ground. On Tuesday a JetBlue flight bound for Las Vegas made an emergency landing in Texas on Tuesday …

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Education Minister Threatens to Resign over Greek Universities Funding

Just 23 days after his appointment, Greece’s  Education Minister Giorgos Babiniotis threatened to resign on Thusrday upon criticism and pressure he received on his decision to disengage the funding of universities and Technical Education Schools (TEI)from the councils elections as it has been defined by a recent law passed by Papademos coalition government. …

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IMF’s Thomsen Booed At LSE (video)

IMF’s Poul Thomsen became the target of protests while he was delivering a speed at the London School of Economics on Wednesday. Poul Thomsen Poul Thomsen, deputy director in the European Department of the International Monetary Fund and and head of the Troika Programme for Greece, was speaking about the (successful?) recipe …

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