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UPD: Powerful Earthquake 6.3R jolts Crete (video)

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Western of Crete on Saturday afternoon. The earthquake occurred at 4:11 p.m. on Saturday in the sea area 63 km western of Chania and 23 km below the sea surface. According to  Greek  Geodynamic Institute, the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.3R, …

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Troika rejects decrease in heating oil tax; Greeks to freeze another winter

Greece’s lenders, the Troika rejected two of Greek government plans: the tax reduction in heating oil and the broadening of income criteria for those entitled to heating oil allowance. The government had proposed to decrease at 15% the Special Consumption Tax for heating oil and avoid the freezing of Greek households and the incredible air pollution of …

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It ‘rains’ lawsuits against ministers, ex PM Papandreou included

Several Greek citizens filed lawsuits against current and former ministers, ex prime minister George Papandreou included. The citizens want the lifting of the parliamentary immunity of the ministers involved and a probe for requests that have to do with the economic crisis. The start was made by former Navy officer …

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