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Cretans fundraise food & clothes for Greek FinMin’s mom…

An aid parcel with food and clothes for the mother of Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras. A woman who apparently “lives in poverty with €500 pension per month” as her famous son recently claimed on Greek television. Touched by the poverty of the minister’s mother, some residents of Heraklio, Crete, …

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27.6% Unemployment in Greece reaches new record; 55.1% among youth

I know. It’s not a news anymore. The fact that unemployment rises each and every month. It can be news though if the unemployment rises also in months were traditionally it was lower due to tourism season in summer months. Whether it’s worth reporting or not, unemployment reached 27.6% in …

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Thessaloniki: fired ERT-employee jumps to death

A fired ERT3 employee jumped to her death from the fifth floor of an apartment building in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening.  The ambulance and the medical team that rushed to the spot could not save the 46-year-old woman. The mother of a daughter had lost her job when the Greek …

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