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Alexis Tsipras to meet German FinMin Schaeuble in Berlin, Jan 14/2013

Leader of left-wing SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, will meet with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin on January 14th 2013. The meeting follows a relevant request by Greece’s main opposition party, apparently mediated to the Finance Ministry through German political party Die Linke. Several Greek media reported that before giving an …

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Samara’s gov’t loses one more seat as PASOK MP goes independent

Greece’s three-party coalition government lost one more seat, when MP Christos Aidonis resigned from PASOK party on Thursday morning. According to his resignation letter, the MP said he resigned from socialist PASOK because of the handling of Lagarde list by leader Evangelos Venizelos. With Aidonis resignation, the number of seats fro …

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1,3 Million Greeks without job as unemployment hits new record: 26.8% in Oct 2012

Every month I write the same title to posts referring to unemployment in Greece. According to Greek Statistics Authority (ELSTAT) data released today, unemployment reached 26.8% in October with the number of people without job being 1,345,715. More than 36,000 people lost their job within one month. In comparison unemployment …

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