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Live Cockroaches in Greece’s public hospitals (videos)

Cockroaches in Greek public hospitals? Cockroaches in Greek public hospitals. the union of workers in public hospitals POEDIN published two videos showing alive and kicking cockroaches in their daily tour through walls and patients’ beds. In one of the video, two insects are happily wandering around on the wall of …

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Transparency Index 2016: Greece’s Corruption score still high

Transparency International published it latest Index about Corruption Perceptions in 2016. It noes “Let’s get straight to the point: No country gets close to a perfect score in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016.” Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s index fall below the midpoint of …

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Tsipras: Greece will not enact “a single euro extra revenue raising measures”

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised that “Greece will not enact a single euro extra revenue raising measures.” Moreover he said that he was “ready for elections” although early elections would be pointless at this time. Tsipras promise comes as the SYRIZA-INTERDEPENDENT GREEKS prepares to celebrate two years in power, while …

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Greece in times of austerity: Police cars on verge of dissolution (picts)

Economic crisis and austerity has reached unprecedented levels in the equipment of public services, including the patrol cars of the Greek police. The union of police officers in Thessaloniki uploaded two pictures from a patrol car. A wooden plank has been placed behind the driver’s seat to keep it upright. …

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Filmmaker Dapfne Matziaraki wins Oscar nomination for “4.1 Miles”

Filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki and her documentary “4.1 Miles” is the second Greek nomination for Oscars 2017 in the category Best Documentary Short Subject. She directed, produced, photographed and edited the award winning “4.1 Miles”, a documentary about refugees. In the peak of the Refugee Crisis, she traveled to the island …

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