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Suicide rate climbed 26.5% in 2011 – mostly women

Suicides exploded in 2011, the second year of the economic crisis and the loan agreements. It was mostly women who took their lives. The region of Attica, where also Greek capital Athens lies, saw 172 of its residents finding not other way to their problems than put an end to …

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Online tax returns submissions to begin this week

Are you ready? The countdown started for the submission of income tax declaration for earnings during 2012. Or even no earnings. But it’s austerity- and Troika-times. “Greeks will be able to begin filling their income tax returns online later this week,” the finance ministry said on Monday, apparently unaware that …

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What does it mean “signs of hope” in Greek economy?

I am indeed very keen to know whether Greece is turning the misery page and swimms towards its economic recovery, or we’re just waiting around the corner with our nose in the air scenting the atmospheric high moving towards Greece. Or not. Here in the sun-kissed but debt-ridden country, we have …

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Military shell from WWII found in Athens beach

That was a real surprise for all those who went to Vouliagmeni beach to enjoy a sea swim on Monday morning. They had to be evacuated when a bather found a military shell from World War II and thus at the bottom of the sea very close to the beach. …

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