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WikiLeaks: CIA can break into Smartphones, Smart TVs, Computers, Routers

WikiLeaks released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. The release included 8,761 documents that it claimed revealed details of “malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized ‘zero day’ exploits, malware remote control systems …

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From Kohl’s Two-Speed to Merkel’s Multi-Speed Europe

A few Europeans leaders have called for a “multi-speed Europe” at a mini-summit at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. present at the summit were host Francois Hollande, the French president, Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor,  Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. The four came together …

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ECB Draghi had no right to close Greece’s banks

The decision of the European Central Bank to freeze the emergency liquidity in summer 2015 and force the Greek government to close the countries bank was possibly not legal. This is stated in the Italian daily Il Manifesto that quotes Fabio de Masi, member of German Die Linke in the …

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Greece’s Lawmakers grant themselves a tax gift of up to €2,000

Greece’s ministers, lawmakers, mayors and other high-ranking public officials are able to enjoy generous tax reductions reaching up to 2,000 euros per year. A Greek daily revealed that the reductions affect the so-called Solidarity Levy. The parliament voted in favor of such decreases already May 2016. The provision was included …

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Greece: Demy and This Is Love go Eurovision 2017 in Kiev

Greece has decided: Demy and the song This Is Love will represent Greece in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The national finals were held on Monday at the studios of state broadcaster ERT in Athens.  The decision was determined through televoting by Greek public …

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