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Horse DNA found in Greek “farmhouse” sausages

Greek Food Control Authority (EFET) found horse DNA in sausages. The specific product with the name “farmhouse sausage” had the commercial name “Nostima” (delicious). The sausages have been produced-packed by a company in Northeastern Greece. near Alexandroupolis. The sausages were bearing production date 23. Feb 2013 and expire date 25. Mar …

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Greek Gov’t & Troika to grab the daily bread out of the mouth of low-pensioners

Greek government and the Troika plans to cut even low pensions of 486 euro per month as the hole in the country’s biggest insurance fund IKA has reached one billion euro. According to daily Eleftherotypia, the plan foresees cuts of 1) 15 euro per month in 486-euro pensions for private sector. The …

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Athens: One metro station to close after 4 p.m. Mar 6/2013

Greek police ordered the closure of Athens Metro station <Megaro Mousikis> as of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6th 2013.  Several rallies will take place in the area, among them an event to commemorate 15 years after the death of former PM Konstantinos Karamanlis. Protests will be held by the …

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UPD Channel 4: Greek student films the true face of Golden Dawn

National Film and Television student Konstantinos Georgousis spent a month in summer 2012 filming members of extreme-right party Golden Dawn – wandering through the streets of Athens, harassing migrants. The result is shocking. So shocking that I refuse to display the video footage here. Speaking to UK Channel 4 News about …

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