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Turmoil as 20-25 MPs may have received the Christmas Bonus for low-pensioners

One more lawmaker of ruling SYRIZA admitted that he received the Christmas Bonus (13th pension) for low-pensioners although he receives a good and mostly tax-free salary from the Greek Parliament. Are these the only MPs? Hardly. Triantafyllos Mitafidis said on Friday that the mistake in granting the so-called once-off 13th …

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Golden Dawn office in Athens attacked with sledgehammers

A group of seven people wearing hoods and helmets and holding sledgehammers attacked a branch office of extreme right Golden Dawn in Athens on Friday morning. The assailants smashed windows and threw paint at the party bookstore at the ground floor after failing to break through the front door of …

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EU Commission unfreezes ERASMUS program for Greece

The European Commission on Thursday gave a green light for the resumption of financing and the signing of contracts for the Erasmus+ youth programme in Greece, the education ministry announced. The programme for Greece had been frozen since 2014, when it was temporarily suspended over fears that the Greek service …

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