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Russell Crowe in Greece tweets “Yassou Mykonos”

Famous Hollywood actor Russell Crowe spent a few days in Greece and thus on the island of Mykonos. Excited about the colors of the sun and sea in, out and around the Greek islands, Crowe tweeted on Tuesday afternoon: Russell Crowe‏@russellcrowe 3h “How is it that I’ve lived 49 years …

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Attention investors, Greece is calling: 5-year residence permit for real estate worth at least €250K

Greece repeats its formal invitation to investors granting residence permits for five years. Development Minister Costis Hatzidakis proudly announced the real estate incentives on private Mega TV on Tuesday morning. “[non-European] citizens who buy a real estate worth at least 250,000 euro will be granted a visa and residence permit for 5 years.” …

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Zizek’s “Gulags” turn Greek politics into …”Gulash”

There is Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek. He is apparently known for controversial comments triggering strong reactions. Whether Zizek has a weird sense of provocative humor or he believes what he says, I really cannot tell. And then there is Alexis Tsipras,  leader of left-wing SYRIZA, leader of main opposition party …

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Crete: prosecutor wants 2 years imprisoment for widow, 90, for illegally receiving allowance

A prosecutor at a court in Chania, proposed a two-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old widow. The woman had illegally collected allowance by the social security fund IKA, after the death of her husband. For seven consecutive years, the widow received allowance payments totaling 67,000 euro, in addition to pension …

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