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Schaeuble in Athens: Mahlzeit :)

Whoops! German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble apparently arrived very hungry in Athens. Most possibly because he is a hard-working and industrious German who wakes up early in the morning and eats his breakfast before he leaves home for office or other important meeting. An early breakfast craves for an early …

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Athens: Schaeuble is here – hopefully not to stay

German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble arrived in Athens on Thursday morning. Like a modern emperor. he will hold meetings with the political leadership of the occupied territories. He will meet almost everybody responsible for the implementation of the austerity program and the execution of the highest orders: The prime minister …

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Greek Parliament: 153 YES for lay-offs in public sector

With a thin majority of 153 votes out of 300 lawmakers in total, Nea Dimocratia and PASOK approved the multi-bill that will sack more than 25,000 civil workers until the end of 2014. The bill with 109 articles, in fact a new tsunami of austerity measures, includes also provisions for …

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