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UPD Athens: Hand grenade found on street pavement

Police units on motorcycles DIAS found a hand grenade at 3:15 Wednesday afternoon laying on the pavement at the corner of Piraios and Persefonis streets in Gazi district of Athens. Anti-terror but also an army unit have rushed to the spot, Greek media reported. Part of the Piraios street is …

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Swiss far-right with anti-Greek poster against own FinMin

Swiss politicians from the far-right spectrum emerged from the melted chocolate and cheese fondue pots and created an anti-Greek poster in order to attack their own finance minister, Ursula Gut, Finance Minister of the Zurich Canton from FDP party. Aposter that features a finance minister as a cheater.  “Doing tricks like the …

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Dress Code and Good Manners for Greece’s Lawmakers

Tame language code and descent dress code will be imposed in the Greek Parliament as the situation is getting out of control, according to conservative Nea Dimocratia. Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Greek Parliament, Christos Markogiannakis,  issued strict recommendations to the country’s lawmakers concerning what they wear and what …

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Athens: Torrential rains turn streets into rivers, trap motorists

Torrential rains in Athens and Piraeus turned main streets into rivers trapping motorists and causing heavy traffic problems. Especially hit by the rain are suburbs in western Athens with residents calling the fire brigades to vent water from homes and stores basements. Traffic lights -like in Patission street – broke down adding …

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