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EU gets Nobel Prize …and lives happily ever after :)

Almost everyone went there. To Oslo, in Norway. More than 20 top EU leaders attended today’s awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union. The EU presidents, a lot of leaders of member-states. The EU sent three of its presidents ( van Rompuy, Barosso, Schulz) to collect the award …

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Athens: “Hungry But Chic” – Kookai slogan challenges unpaid workers & starving Greeks

A genius slogan or an unfortunate inspiration? Kookai’s slogan “Hungry but chic” is being displayed on the windows of Fokas stores at Ermou street, Athens main shopping street. Consumers walk up and down the street, devoted at window shopping as austerity, recession and unemployment have swallowed their money. Just a couple meters away …

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Greek opposition leader Tsipras calls for European debt conference

Greek main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras from left-wing SYRIZA called for European debt conference and a debt ‘haircut’ for Greece and the entire Southern Europe as the only viable solution. In an exclusive interview to British daily “The Guardian“, Tsipras stressed that the austerity program is not working while it increases the …

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