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Daily Archives: June 28, 2012

Famous Riot-Dog Loukanikos Got a Bar in …Madrid!

Greece’s famous riot dog got a bar in Madrid. Well, not he himself personally but some Spanish fans of him. They opened a bar and gave the name of the most famous dog around the world. According to the report, a lot of Loukanikos’ pictures hang on the walls of …

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Veria: Court Clears Chrysi Avgi Members, Punishes the Plaintiff

A court in Veria, Northern Greece, cleared seven out of eight members and supporters of the extreme-right Chrysi Avgi (Golden Dawn) of charges of assault against the owner of a local coffee shop. One defendant received a four-month jail sentence suspended for 3 years for causing physical damage.  The same punishment and for the …

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UPD: PM Samaras’ Letter to EU Leaders Has Been Delivered – Full Text

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras expressed his full commitment to the terms of the bailout programme and asked adjustment in terms of unemployment and recession. In his letter to EU leaders, that was delivered by President Karolos Papoulias at the EU Summit in Brussels, Samaras writes: “As I informed you, …

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Caretaker FinMin Zannias the New President of National Bank of Greece?

Giorgos Zannias, caretaker finance minister under Pikrammenos government, is to be appointed as the new President of the National Bank of Greece (NBG), state broadcaster NET TV reported on Friday afternoon. Although Pikrammenos government resigned after June 17 elections, Zannias is still FinMin because a) Vassilis Rapanos -the former President …

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EU Summit: Merkel vs The Rest of the World

European leaders gathering Thursday in Brussels are set to sign off on a series of measures to boost economic growth but expectations of a breakthrough on the pooling of debt have fallen by the wayside. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has resolutely opposed the issuing of mutual debt, is the …

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Greece’s President Papoulias Flies to Brussels Economy Class…

 The president of debt-laden Greece Karolos Papoulias and the Greek delegation flew to EU Summit in Brussels using economy class on Wednesday afternoon. The 83-year-old president takes the burden of travelling ‘stuck’ in a 3-seat row, in order to set an example of frugality when the majority of the Greeks suffer under …

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