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Presidential vote: 2. round of voting on 23rd December 2014

The second round of voting for Greece’s next President will take place at 12 o’ clock noon on Tuesday, 23. December 2014. The voting procedure, a roll call, lasts 40 minutes. Just like in the first round of voting, coalition government candidate Stavros Dimas will need 200 votes to be …

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Merry Christmas to all readers of

Merry Christmas, dear KTG-ians, despite all political and economic odds! Enjoy the Holidays with the one you love, with your family, your children, your grandchildren, with your friends. And if you are alone… no worries, we all had to spend the Christmas Holidays together with a lonesome turkey drumstick sometimes …

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PM Samaras: “consensus on presidential vote, snap elections even end of 2015”

In a televised address to the nation Sunday noon, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras drew the highlights of his political strategy just two day before the second round of voting for the country’s next President that is going to take place in the shadow of the MP-bribery-scandal. “Consensus on the …

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Katerini: shop-owner has a heart for strays & makes our heart melt

The dog is peacefully sleeping on the pavement in the downtown of a city in Central Macedonia. He is covered with a blue and white bed duvet. Next to him is a tin pie pan with half-eaten dry food. The dog lays in front of a shop window with Christmas …

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Winter Solstice on December 21st: the longest night of the year

The shortest day of the year, the longest night occurs today, Sunday, December 21st. The so-called Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon that occurs in the North Hemisphere when the Earth North axis is at the longest distance to the sun. The phenomenon has to do with the elliptical orbit …

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