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Athens: anti-terror police finds car full of weapons and cartridges

Anti-terror police is conducting extensive research in two home in Athens and Piraeus after a a private vehicle was found to contain a weapons arsenal: two kalasnikov assault rifles, three full magazines, three empty magazines, 720 cartridges of 7,62mm diameter, four grenades and a pair of cloth gloves. According to …

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Disagreement over Property Tax & Civil Servants postpones Samaras – Troika meeting

Officially the meeting between Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the Troika was postponed, because the Troika’s technical teams had not concluded their work. Unofficially, the meeting scheduled for Tuesday afternoon was postponed for Wednesday due to disagreement. Greek media report that it is mainly the emergency property tax and the …

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Greek PM Samaras to meet the Troika – Habemus euros?

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet representatives of the country’s  international lenders from IMF, ECB and EU on Tuesday afternoon. The meeting follows tough negotiations between Greek key ministers and high-ranking officials on one side and the Troika’s representatives as well as technical teams on the other side. Antonis Samaras …

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Greek prosecutor investigates illegal horse trade and abattoirs for export

Stolen horses, malnourished horses, abused horses. Do they all land in illegal slaughterhouses and get exported to Europe in form of steaks and minced meat? A prosecutor investigates claims and complaints  that Greece might be a centre for the export of horse meat. Just weeks after the horsemeat scandal in …

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