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Merkel’s spokesman denies, she had agreed to Greek debt restructuring

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) feels, she was misunderstood in the issue of debt restructuring for Greece. There was “no change of mind,” of the chancellor, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday. Merkel does not endorse any “debt write-off”.  She did not explain anything different than during the Eurogroup meeting.  “To …

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Crisis claims another victim: man, 39, shoots himself

Desperate because of the dire economic situation, a 39-year-old man saw no other solution than to put the gun in his mouth and shoot himself. the man had left a notice explaining the reasons that led him to commit suicide. The tragic incident occurred Monday early afternoon in  Kountoura village …

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PASOK heavy weight launches own political move; number of gov’t MPs drops to 166 seats

The much-anticipated political move of former health minister Andreas Loverdos was launched on Monday. Former PASOK heavy weight launched his own political movement called “Radical Social-Democratic Alliance”. Prompt was the answer of PASOK leader, Evangelos Venizelos who expelled Loverdos from the party. As most probably Loverdos will keep his parliamentary …

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Tax Authorities Investigate 1,747 Greeks on “Sudden Wealth”

Former ministers and ex members of the Parliament, journalists, doctors, lawyers, businessmen but also a former chairman of a political party are being investigated by the Greek tax authorities on suspicion of sudden (and unjustified) wealth. According to newspaper “6 Meres” the list contains names of politicians but also names …

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