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Daily Archives: July 8, 2013

Greece’s new ‘fair’ taxation system on the making… beware of the splash!

Greece’s new – probably number 178 – taxation system is on the way. However it is still on public consultation on the government website. Only that the citizens cannot post their comments. Anyway, it was uploaded last week and Greeks still try to recover from the shock. The new taxation …

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Suicides continue in recession- & unemployment-hit Greece

Sometimes they occur every day. Or ever second. Or once a week. Sometimes, it’s two a single day. Suicides. Greek men and women who decide to put an end to their life. And leave behind children, spouses, parents. Desperate human beings. Cracked spines under the heavy height of economic crisis, unemployment, loans. A …

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Riot police fires tear gas in Athens University, municipality workers block main streets

Riot police fired tear gas in Athens university when students and administrative personnel attempted to disturb a meetings of professors discussing cuts in education and lay-offs.  Greek media report that  a group of students invaded the building and that some of the board members called the police. Outside the university at Panepistimiou …

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Athens: Mayor Kaminis attacked by angry protesters

Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis came under physical attack late Sunday afternoon, while he was leaving a meeting of the Confederation of Greek Municipalities (KEDE).  The mayor was beaten with fists and he was taken to the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.  At the time of assault, several municipality unionists had …

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