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Athens: Suicide Man Leaves Behind Shocking Note

 In a sharp political  -and for some even “shocking” –  tone the man who committed suicide just a couple of meters away from the Greek Parliament in the heart of Athens on Wednesday morning explained the motives for his desperate act. In a hand-written note, retired pharmacist D.X., 77, spoke …

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Rumors on Postponement of Greek Early Elections

The rumors about postponement of the early elections has been persisting since the last 48 hours. The rumor alerting millions of austerity-hit, debt-ridden and frustrated Greeks waiting to down vote several politicians, had almost a logical basis. While the government had said that the snap polls would be held around  the end …

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USA Grants Military Aid to Greece: 400 Abrams M1A1

 Greece Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos stoke a deal with his American counterpart, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: USA will grant to Greece 400 used  Abrams M1A1 tanks and tracked vehicles including 700 personnel carrier type M113. The army material will come from the stocks of the U.S. Army and it will be …

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Dutch Boy Finds the Solution to Euro-Pizza Debt Crisis

  A 10 year old boy from the Netherlands won 100 euro for submitting a plan to solve the Greek debt crisis.  UK’s  daily The Telegraph reported that the boy, Jurre Hermans, stole the limelight from some of Europe’s tope economists with a eurozone breakup plan involving pizza slices and pancakes. Debt …

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Small Bomb Exploded Outside Ex Greek PM’s Office

A small, homemade bomb exploded Tuesday evening outside the office of former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis, causing a fire in the building, police said. No one was hurt. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred on the fifth floor of an apartment block in central Athens, …

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Greece’s Powerful Union Involved in a Squander Scandal?

Luxury  holidays? Exclusive Conferences? Missions ‘impossible’? Extravagant Projects? Social  events? Like a private PR and Events company, Greece’s more powerful union GENOP-DEI allegedly spent money of the Public Power Company (DEI) to organize  the best what a …. union (?) can offer: social events and guests hosting thus with overpriced invoices. A ‘generous’ …

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