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Who Will Hold The Troika to Account for Asphyxiating Greece?

This is a good question posed by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard on British daily Telegraph.UK “Who will hold the Troika on Account for asphyxiating Greece?” Probably nobody…  “Germany has clearly taken the decision to expel Greece from the euro, whatever the new Greek government does. Vice-Chancellor Philipp Roesler says the “horror” of Greek exit has …

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Greek Foreign Ministry Considers Suspending Operation of Greek Embassy in Syria

 As fears surge that the Assad regime may use chemical weapons to combat the army of rebels, several diplomatic representations in Damascus prepare evacuation plans for their citizens. It looks as if Greece’ Foreign Ministry has prepared a similar plan as well. Greek Foreign Ministry statement: Foreign Ministry announcement on …

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EC-President Barroso To Visit Athens For Talks with Greek PM Samaras

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is due in Athens on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 for talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. It will be Barroso’s first visit to Greece after three years and two bailouts. Last visit of Barroso to Athens was in 2009, when he attended the inauguration of …

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Troika Inspection of Greece Starts on the Anniversary of “Democracy Restoration”

Somebody must have had a promiscuous sense of humour to send the Greece’s lenders, the so-called “Troika”, to Athens today. On the 38th Anniversary of the “Restoration of Democracy” that marks the end of the military dictatorship in Greece, on 24th July 1974.  Who arranged this arrival on such day? Christine Lagarde? Jose …

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