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Greek PM Papademos: “Elections on May 6th”

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos told his cabinet ministers that the early parliamentary elections will take place on May 6th 2012. Papademos revealed the date of elections at the last meeting of the cabinet, Skai TV reported. The prime minister will meet the president at 5:00 pm and brief him …

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British Man, 62, Missing After Running Local Marathon in Greece

An experienced British endurance runner is missing after taking part in a marathon in Greece, in the West Mani of Sout-Westrn Peloponnese. Greek media report that a search operationwith the participation of search and rescue teams and many volunteers from the broader area have been searching since last Monday in …

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Elections: Greek Sells His Vote on eBay

Humour is the best way to overcome political frustration and economic despare. A Greek decided to symbolically sell his vote on the eBay. The seller makes a parody of the statement of deputy PM Theodoros Pangalos (PASOK) who claimed that the votes were on sale during elections in Greece. Indeed …

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IMF to Replace Poul Thomsen from Greek Post?

Does the International Monetary Fund (IMF) considers to replace Poul Thomsen? Will the Danish numbers-Wizard will have to leave his favorite Greek post? According to daily TA NEA, rumors have it that the Danish head of IMF in Greece will be replaced by the same man who replaced him in …

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Greek PM Papademos to Proclaim Early Elections

State broadcaster NET reported that Prime Minister Lucas Papademos will meet the President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias at 5 o’clock in the afternoon. Papademos will brief Papoulias on the date of the elections. At 8 pm the prime minister will address the public throug a televised message. During the …

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Former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos Arrested

Former PASOK Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos was arrested on Wednesday morning and is currently testifying in the department of organized crime (state NET TV). Tsochatzopoulos was arrested at his home in the noble Dionisioy Aeropagitou Avenue at the feet of Acropolis. The arrest warrant was issued early in the morning. Greek …

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