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Greek Parliament cuts state funding to Golden Dawn

With overwhelming majority of 241 lawmakers, Greek parliament voted in favor of cutting state funding to Golden Dawn. Party leader Nikos Michaloliakos and two MPs remand custody and two other were released on bail, are facing charges of forming a criminal organization. The voting was referring to suspension of the …

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Clever Greeks with pension €2,000+ get welfare benefits, while low-pensioners get nothing

There is no solution for this country. No! Absolute impossible! No way… And I feel the tension and the scream attack every time I read news like the following: Pensioners with 2,000-4,000 euro per month keep receiving welfare benefits. While others with pensions of 500-600 euro receive nothing. “The state …

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Prosperous 2014: Wages to reduce further in Greek private sector

The incomes of employees in Greece’s private sector are expected to undergo a further reduction at 1.5%. And this although wages fell at 21.7% during the last three years, after Greece surrendered to the Troika bailout mechanism. But of, course and in contrast employees at the Greek public sector and …

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UPD: Thessaloniki: Baby Jesus kidnapped

Unknown perpetrators kidnapped Baby Jesus from the Nativity crib set in the middle of Aristotelous square in Thessaloniki. Greek media report that it is a kind of tradition in recent years to kidnap Baby Jesus. The kidnappers used to leave a note explaining the reasons for their action. However this …

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