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Greek FinMin on Troika negotiations: “There is work to do, all open”

“There is work to do. Nothing will be sealed until all is settled,” Greek finance minister Yiannis Stournaras told reporters after a meeting with representatives of the Troika on Thursday adding that the two sides will hold meetings every day. “There is absolutely nothing closed. All topics are open,” Stournas …

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Golden Dawn MP to PASOK-leader: “Shut up, you’re ridiculous and fat!”

Scenes of unprescedented aesthetic demonstrating the elegant manners of Greek elected politicians took place during the interrogation of PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos by members of the parliamentary  committee investigating the two-year disappearence of the infamous Lagarde list with the names of 2,200 suspected of tax evasion. Insults even below the belt …

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Greek Gov’t trick: Give a new name to “Emergency Property Tax”

Renaming “meat into fish” does not change anything. It’s still meat. However, Greece’s coalition government leaders decided to invent a new formula how to keep collecting the “emergency property tax” which turns permanent after Troika pressures. On Wednesday night, Prime minister Antonis Samaras and his coalition partners Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK) …

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