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Edinburgh activists demand from TEDGlobal to remove ex PM Papandreou from the speakers list

Ops! Activists of Real Democracy Now in Edinburgh are collecting signatures to hinder the appearance of former Greek prime minister George Papandreou at TEDGlobal 2013 conference scheduled for beginning of upcoming June in the Scottish capital. Sharply criticizing TED for inviting the ex Greek premier as a speaker, RDN stresses …

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If half of PM Samaras’ heart is in Greece, the other half is in China…

Greece’s prime minister Antonis Samaras is visiting China in an effort to get investment in the debt-ridden country. On Thursday, the first day of his official contacts, Samaras invited the Chinese business community to join “Greece’s success story.” On Friday Samaras reiterated his invitation to the Chinese political and business …

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EU Commission Greece’s report: end of recession in 2014 and unemployment at 21% in 2016

Recession in Greece is likely to end in 2024 but unemployment will remain above 20 percent for another three years. That would be …ehm… let me count… in 2016! Nice perceptive for the more than 1.3 million jobless. In a report published on Friday, the European Commission predicted the possibility …

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University entrance exams started – Much Ado about…

University entrance exams started on Friday morning with the participation of some 100,000 high school graduates struggling for a place in higher education. After days full of tension and protests that were not crowned with success,  the teachers’ union decided to refrain from going on strike The decision of the …

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