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Eurogroup: Dirty Games with Greek Bailout Tranche

Greek Parliament adopted the inhuman austerity bill and the sharp-cuts budget 2013. Two main preconditions for the debt-ridden country to receive the 31-billion-euro bailout tranche. Just recently, Prime minister Antonis Samaras had claimed, that the state has money until November 16th 2012. However Greece’s lenders do not seem willing to …

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Brother of Deputy Defence Minister Commits Suicide

Ilias Karabelas, brother of deputy Defence Minister Panagiotis Karabelas was found in a blood lake in his summer house in Mani, Peloponnese, on Sunday afternoon.  According to Greek media, the man apparently shot himself with a rifle in the yard of his home and thus short before he was to meet …

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Greek Public Sector, Municipality Workers Launch Protest Actions, Nov 12-14/2012

Greek public sector union ADEDY will launch a work stoppage after 12 o’ clock noon and a protest rally in downtown Athens, on Tuesday, November 13th 2012 . Civil workers protest austerity bill measure that will send public workers home with 60-70% of their salary with the option of early or scheduled retirement or dismissal. Minister …

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Greek Parliament Passes Austerity Budget 2013 – ND Expels One MP

Greek Parliament passed austerity Budget 2013 with 167 YES, 128 NO and 4 Abstentions. right after the voting, Antonis Samaras expelled MP Soldatos (Lefkada) from the parliamentary group of Nea Dimocratia for having opposed the budget cuts in Labour and Development Ministries. the number of seats for conservative ND dropped to 125. …

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