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Athens: Naked Merkel-Protester was a British National

Athens – Tuesday afternoon: While protesters are throwing stones at policemen and riot police is firing tears gas, a man strips off his clothes and start to run naked in front of the Greek Parliament and around the Syntagma Square.  The protester runs around and waves with his hand. Unknown if he …

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Merkel in Athens: Landed at 1:30 p.m. in Her Same Old Jacket…

“OMG! Angela Merkel is wearing the same jacket – hopefully it is refreshed and came right from the dry cleaning!” Sorry, but that was my first impression when the much-anticipated and much fear-causing German Chancellor appeared at the airplane door exactly at 1:30 p.m. in Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos. Merkel – …

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Merkel – Samaras: Mutual Expectations and Consessions

What does the Greek government expect from German Chancellor on visit today? What is Angela Merkel willing to give? Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s highest expectation is to have the negative climate against Greece changed. And thus before the crucial EU Summit on October 18th 2012. First of all, Samaras expects …

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Alexis Tsipras Sends Open Letter to Merkel via The Guardian

 Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s main opposition party left-wing SYRIZA, published an open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel via British The Guardian. Sharply criticizing the bailout program, the vicious circle austerity and recession, Tsipras calls on Merkel to change this devastating policies, “the disastrous political and economic path” that applies also …

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Merkel in Athens: First Detention of the Day

The first ‘preventive’ detention of the day occurred outside the German embassy short before 10 o’ clock in the morning. A middle aged man, wearing the uniform of the Greek National Team and holding a poster of Angela Merkel and the Aphrodite of Milos with sticky finger arrived with his motorcycle …

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“Anonymous” Hack Several Greek Websites incl Foreign Ministry & Police

Group Anonymous hacked several websites of the Greek state, including those of Foreign, Justice and Citizen Protections Ministries and the Hellenic Police. The cyber attack occurred on Monday evening and it was posted by Anonymous group on Twitter. from zougla.gr The websites were out of operation for several hours. According to …

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