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KTG may have some server distrubances , Oct 20/2012

KeepTalkingGreece.com may have some server disturbances on Saturday, October 20, 2012. No worries. If there is some big news we will report alternatively via www DOTkeeptalkinggreece DOTwordpressDOTcom.

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My BORGEN-Dilemma: Choose between a Greek and a Danish Politician

Last night I was watching the first episode of  Borgen broadcast at Greek state television. Borgen is a Danish television series, a political drama, with politicians racing against each other, conflicts of interests, disloyal media advisers, sex scandals and Scandinavian-style intrigues. Main character of the series is Birgitte Nyborg Christensen, the leader of Moderate Party, who …

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Greek PM: “After Troika’s Positive Report No Need for EU-Summit Decision on Bailout Tranche”

 European leaders  seemed content with the determination of Greek government in general and prime minister Antonis Samaras in particular to meets its obligations and commitments -towards the country’s lenders, not towards the country’s citizens and Samaras’ party voters. Therefore they backed Greece during the EU Summit in Brussels and praised Samaras …

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Big Blow to Tax Evasion: Four Cheese Pies without Receipts

Tax inspectors in Larisa managed the impossible:  a big blow against tax evaders. They held a bakery lorry carrying four cheese pies, worth four euro, without the necessary receipts or other accompanying documents. The lorry owner was fined with removal of driving license and car plates.    Most striking is that …

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French President Francois Hollande to Visit Greece

French President Francois Hollande accepted the invitation of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to visit Greece. The news was reported on Friday morning, however it is not known yet when exactly the visit will take place. Considering the important decisions on Greece like the Troika report,  the release of 31-billion euro …

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