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Pireaus: Family of 5 lives without electricity for two years; oil lamps make darkness milder:(video)

Kouzilos family lives in the dark since one and a half years. The debt to Greek Public Power Company (DEH) amounts €1,900. Father Giorgos tried to make an arrangement with PCC ten days ago, but no solution was found with the local branch. His offer of 500 euro was not …

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Ex Defense Ministry official admitted bribes $16 million. Yes, he is Greek…

Former PM Papandreou may had been right, when he claimed in the pre-election period in September 2009 “there is money”. Stupidly enough the Greek voters believed there there was money in the state registers to be distributed to the people. However, obviously enough, the money was (and still is) in …

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European Parliament points conflict of interest within the Troika of IMF, EU, ECB

The European Commission and the European Central Bank had conflicting interests when they acted within the troika of international lenders in bailed out countries, Members of European Parliament say. Othmar Karas and Liem Hoang Ngoc, the two MEPs tasked with looking at the problems surrounding the work of the so-called …

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Greece laughs: ex transportation minister Liapis turned into “clown of the town”

No Greek politician has suffered such a public castigation, taunting and humiliation before like the former Transportation Minister Michalis Liapis, 62, who was caught driving a luxury jeep with counterfeit license plates. As if the public humiliation was not enough, his party, conservative Nea Dimokratia, expelled him on Thursday by …

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