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Stylida Mayor: “Vote Only Those Candidates With Working Experience”

 Short before the ballot boxes open, mayor of Stylida, gave some advice to voters. “Read all candidates’ CVs and vote only for those who can prove they have working experience,” Apostolos Gkletsos told Lamia Report. Greek voters mark a cross next to the name of the candidate or candidates they prefer on …

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Danish Tourists Stranded in Crete as Airliner Goes Bankrupt

Dozens of Danish tourists were stunned (and probably angry) to learn at the Chania airport on Friday that the airliner Cimber Sterling to take them back home had gone bankruptcy. Local news website Cretalive.gr reported that the tourists were unable to return home and that  local tour operations were doing their best to find alternatives …

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What Do Party Leaders Do Before Ballot Boxes Open?

What do party leaders do after a short but intensive election campaign, before the ballot boxes open? No, they don’t party. Not yet. They meet journalists, party officials and devoted supporters instead, and chat over drinks and food. In a rather relaxed mood, the leaders of  the small and big political parties organized  pre-ballot meetings …

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Greek Elections 2012 – Campaign Over, Now What?

The election campaing is over.  Both sides are exhausted. The voters due to the permanent bombing of political spots and endless discussions on radio and TV. The political parties and the candidates after a short but stressful and active three-weeks long campaign period. Decided voters are eager to go and …

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German FinMin Threatens Greek Voters 36 Hours Before the Elections

The man has nerve. And urgently needs crash courses in Democracy. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble intervened in the democratic process of elections and openly threatened Greek voters. In an attempt to influence the free democratic choice, Schaeuble said that “if  Greek voters were to vote for a majority that does not …

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