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Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

PASOK leader calls George Soros “international speculator”

They flashed and banged inside the Greek parliament, the political party leaders on Tuesday during the ‘hour of  leaders’. Main topic of dispute the problems of in the agriculture and the farmers. It was inevitable that the leaders sharpened their swords on the painful issue of development and growth – …

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Greece to raise extra fees for natural gas consumption

Their imagination is endless when it comes to steal the last cent I do not have form my pocket. Greek Energy Regulatory Authority plans to raise a so-called ‘security of supply” fee for consumers who use natural gas to heat their homes. The fee allegedly aims to “finance actions to …

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Greek PM to farmers: VAT reduction in agricultural supplies within …the 4 years of his governance

It touches the edge of pathetic when a prime minister of a country wants to please certain professional or society groups but his hands are tight by external forces, while other interests groups are just lurking to jump in and demand similar privileges. Speaking at the Greek Parliament on Tuesday, prime …

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Flu claims 15 dead in Greece

Fifteen people died from flu complications in Greece during the last weeks. According to National Disease & Prevention Centre, with the exemption of one, the patients had not vaccinated against the deadly virus and had other health problems. From the 50 patients who had to be treated in Intensive care …

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Athens: Blinds protest “social euthanasia” and will be waiting for FinMin all day long

Hundreds of blind Greeks gathered outside the Finance Ministry on Tuesday morning and will be standing there until they get an appointment with Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras. They asked an appointment with him, even though the minister is absent. They refused to meet the director of Stournaras’ office saying “We …

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Berlin calls Italy: “You are not Greece”

The deadlock in government formation after Sunday’s election in Italy, did not only stirred up the markets but set also the back of Germany on fire. “You’re not Greece, the eurozone can not afford for a Greek-style scenario in Italy” Berlin told Italy through Philipp Missfelder, foreign policy spokesman of Merkel’s …

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Drama: shops closed after merchant commits suicide due to debts

Shops in Drama, Northern Greece,  will remain closed for several hours on Tuesday to mark the tragic death of a local retailer. The clothing merchant committed suicide on Monday unable to deal with the growing number of debts. “He was in despair, he feared seizure and foreclosure,” relatives told local media. His colleagues decided to …

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