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OSF study: 54 Countries Helped CIA-Jets in rendition flights

Open Society Foundations published a study that has investigated the w worldwide program to hold and interrogate suspected members of al_Qaida in the aftermath of 9/11. The governments of 54 countries have reportedly gave their assistance to the CIA countries played host to CIA rendition flights. “Known as “extraordinary rendition,” …

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“Athens, we’ve got a problem…”

As my tiny space capsule swings in an atmosphere full of grey fire-wood smog and yellow clouds full of Sahara clouds, I am sitting here wondering if I should call the ground control. I see an alarming situation emerging right before my dirty window. A coalition government having to deal …

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Steinbrueck: “Greece needs time, austerity no solution”

“Greece needs time to achieve its targets, austerity is not the solution,”Peer Steinbruck, German Chancellor candidate in upcoming German elections for the main opposition Social Democratic Party told Greeks during a visit to Athens. during a meeting with leader of socialist PASOK and coalition government partner, Evangelos Venizelos,  Steinbrueck underlined …

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Friendly reminder to KTG commentators

KTG appreciates the active participation of its readers in discussions, but it won’t allow the (incredible) influx of links to other websites as they are often added to comments. In best case, only links will be removed from the comment. In case of being “off topic” comments will not be approved …

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Council of State orders scrapping of Greek citizenship law

The Council of State on Tuesday deemed unconstitutional a law passed almost three years ago which allows second-generation migrants to apply for Greek citizenship and to stand in local elections. Greece’s highest administrative court ruled that only Greeks could stand for office. It also decided that the criteria for offering …

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Athens: Pushing and shouting for a free bag of vegetables, one injured

Incredible scenes with pushing and shouting took place outside the Agricultural Ministry in Athens, when farmers distributed fruits and vegetables free of charge. Dozens of low-pensioners, jobless and citizens in economic difficulties raised their hands begging for a bag of free food. Video: Tension and frustration were high, when the …

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