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Daily Archives: October 25, 2012

Greek-Orthodox Priest Tortured and Killed in Damascus

 Bloodshed in Syria expands to what it seems also a religious conflict. A Greek-Orthodox Priest was killed in capital Damascus after being kidnapped. According to Greek media, the priest was mediator in a kidnap case of other community members. Below is the report posted by English speaking websites. Syria: Orthodox Christian …

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Samaras’ Junior Partner Calls on Troika to Withdraw Labour Rights “Reforms”

Samaras’ junior coalition government partner Democratic Left executive committee decided on Thursday evening to reject the labour rights ‘reforms’ demanded by the Troika. In a statement after the meeting DemLeft said: “Excecutive committee of DemLeft unanimously insist on its decisions to reject the Troika-proposals for the labour rights. Addressing our …

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Greek Society Protests on a Daily Basis

No day passes without interests groups taking to the streets to protest austerity measures that will get worst once the additional austerity package of 13.5 billion euro will be through the Parliament. Policemen, firefighters and coast guards gathered outside the Finance Ministry today demanding no further cuts in their wages …

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Clocks to be set back one hour, Oct 28/2012

Days will be shorter as of next Sunday, October 28th 2012. Summer-time or Daylight saving time ends and clocks will have to be set back one hour. The good thing is: we are going to be allowed to sleep one hour longer on Sunday. The bad thing is that Greeks will fall back …

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Athens – Thessaloniki: Draconian Security Measures for National Day Parades, Oct 28/2012

Under draconian security measures this year’s students and armed forces parades are expected to take place in Athens and Thessaloniki. Out of fear of massive protests, police has started already to set up iron barriers outside the Greek Parliament and the the Monument of Unknown Soldier right opposite Syntgama Square. …

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Of Obscenity, Stupidity and Bad Taste in Greek TV

Greek Communist party MP Liana Kanelli is been invited to a live program on Thursday morning. During a commercials break, she exits the live studio. The moment she opens the door, she gets confronted with two boxing gloves and a jumping jack wrapped up with the Greek flag. A cameraman …

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Greek FinMin Stournaras Rushed to Hospital

Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras was rushed to hospital on Thursday morning after he suddenly fell uneasy. According to Greek media, doctors diagnosed ‘overworking’ and a virus infection. Stournaras did not stay in the hospital. Doctors advised him to take a day off. A discussion in the parliament scheduled for …

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