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Greek arms dealer arrested for suspected bribes & money laundering for Ericsson’s ERIEYE

He was a kind of “national supplier” for defense systems, when Greece was ‘rich’ and was acquiring tanks, missiles, helicopters and other essential armament equipemnt as if there was no tomorrow. Businessman and retired army officer Thomas Liakoynakos,67, was arrested on Monday night in his home in a noble suburb …

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Athens Stock Exchange: “Black Monday” for Greek Banks, losses at 15.86%

I don’t know what happened with the stakes of the Greek banks today. But they massively plunged 15.86% in the Athens Stock Μarket and had some local media described the day as “Black Monday” for the banks. Reason for this disaster was apparently the fear that the recapitalization of the …

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Washington closely advised Greece during bailout talks

What a nice story! The USA was closely monitoring the negotiations between Greece and its lenders and it was even advising the SYRIZA team on how to deal with “Berlin’s aggression” so that Greece remains in the eurozone and reaches a long-term agreement. In an exclusive story, Sunday edition of …

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“Frustration” should be a Greek word: Brain-Drain is easy among technology developers

Frustration in Greece is Problem No 1. You try and try and you hit wall. Again and again. Most of the time. Especially, when you have to deal with the state. In their free time and without any funding, a group of students developed an Application that provides useful information …

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Obama calls Tsipras, talks about Refugee & Debt crisis, Cyprus

Us President Barack Obama had a phone conversation with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday.According to a White House press release, Obama called Tsipras to congratulate him for his Elections success on September 20th. The two leaders discussed Greece’s reforms to achieve debt sustainability, the Syrian refugee crisis, and …

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Rainstorm to hit Greece again, Skopelos declared in “state of emergency”

A new front of bad weather is expected in Greece with thunderstorm and rain and the National Meteorological Agency (EMY) has issued a warning. Coming from the West, the bad weather front is expected to hit the Ionian Sea and islands and gradually move to the rest of the mainland …

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Alleged accomplice of urban guerrilla leader arrested in anti-terror operation

Giorgos Petrakakos, an alleged accomplice of self-processed leader of guerrilla group Revolutionary Struggle Nikos Maziotis, was arrested by officers of Greece’s counter-terrorist squad in Volos, central Greece, on Thursday. A second suspect was also detained in the operation which reportedly took place in the city center. Authorities have also linked …

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