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IMF’s Thomsen on Greek Austerity Talks: “We Agreed on Most Issues”

The latest play performed by Samaras coalition government partners was apparently a Greek version of  Much a do about nothing. Fotis Kouvelis (Democratic Left) and Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK) criticized the Troika demands on labour rights with the first announcing he would not vote for labour measures and the latter warning that Troika is playing with fire. …

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Greek Seamen on 24h Strike, Oct 18/2012

Greek seamen union will join the general strike on October 18, 2012. Ferries and ships will remained docked. However, practice has it that boats for local transportation among the islands traditionally operate during such strikes. Check with travel agent or local port authorities.  

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