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Easy Ways to Cut the Pensions of Others

s Greek Minister for Employment & Social Security reads in the monring newspaper how to get along with 600 Euros per month. Andreas Loverdos is concerned… With the new austerity measures in force, low earners and pensioners bleed, while deputies at the Greek Parliament enjoy double and threesome income. A …

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IMF Approves Greece Bailout – Survival Tips for Greeks!

The International Monetary Fund  approved a three-year, €30 billion  loan to help pull Greece out fromo the bottom of the economic barrel. The IMF loan is part of a €110 billion package that includes conditions requiring Greeks to tighten their  belts, earn less, pay high taxes and buy expensive . FIST AID TIPS …

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Greece: Maria has committed a ‘financial crime’…

Maria P., 75, has just completed an angiogram and an ECG test at a private hospital in Athens. Angio and ECG are part of some eight to ten medical tests she has to undergo in order to find the reason for her “thing”. “I get a… thing” she says, “and …

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"Sundays will never be the same…"

Paraskevi Zoulia                          Aggeliki Papathanasiou Nontas Tsakalis photos sources: several blogs “Sundays will never be the same” wrote in internet Kostas T. , a friend of Nontas. Notas, Paraskevi and  pregnant Aggeliki are the tragic victims of the fatal arson of Marfin Bank on 5/05/10. According to forensic evidence the three …

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Shock, Anger and Grief

Shock, Anger and Grief Mourning families, mourning friends, mourning colleagues, mourning folks. A whole nation grieves the painful and tragic death of the three bank employees. A whole nation cannot recover from the shock from  the cowardly murder of three employees of Marfin Bank. Epameinondas Tsakalis, 36, Paraskevi Zoulia, 35, …

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3 Dead at Marfin Bank:Tragedy – Crime – Negligence

Schocking Picture Three bank workers lost their life and four were injured in the fire at the MARFIN EGNATIA Bank after protesters hurled molotov cocktail bombs amid a huge demonstation against harsh cuts in salaries and pensions and tax increases. Pictures and Videos shot by demonstrators highlight the dramatic moments …

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BREAKING NEWS – 3 DEAD due to Molotov cocktail at Bank

from troktiko.blogspot.com According to international media and Greek Sky TV THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN A BLAZE that broke out at MARFIN EGNATIA BANK, on Stadiou Street, downtown Athens. The fire started when demonstrators hurled  Molotov cocktail fire bombs at the Bank. SKY-TV reports that the 3 bank employees were …

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General Strike – Riots

THESSALONIKI : RIOTS – TEAR GAS IGOUMENITSA: PEACEFUL VOLOS: PEACEFUL IRAKLEIO: PEACEFUL IOANNINA: RIOTS ATHENS: RIOTS – TEAR GAS YOUNGSTERS ATTEMPTED TO STORM PARLIAMENT http://apolitistosteki.blogspot.com http://troktiko.blogspot.com http://nonews-news.blogspot.com/ MORE THAN 150.000 PROTESTERS IN ATHENS SO FAR THEY HAVE BOOED: 1) CHAIRMAN OF TRADE UNION/PRIVATE SECTOR 2) EX-DEPUTY KIMON KOULOURIS 3) PARLIAMENT …

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Protesters storm State TV during Prime Time News

Maria Houkli/Prime Time News/NET   Photo: copied from blogs Some 40  unemployed teachers have interrupted the prime time news of the Greek state television NET. The protesters – unemployed teachers –  have managed to enter the building of State Boradcast Corp. ( ERT) after  a scuffle with security guards  it. Education Minister Anna …

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Stricter austerity measures by IMF/EU shock Greeks!

Stricter austerity measures imposed by EU/IMF “troika” shock Greeks! In a clear message PM G. Papandreou informed representatives from trade unions and businessmen associations about the conditions imposed by EU and IMF in order to activate the ‘rescue package’ of 120 billion Euros, the largest economic package ever given to …

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Greek Stock Exchange:Mini Crash! What analysts and bankers say

The Athens Stock Exchange experienced today one of the worst session of the last two decades with the Index having returned to the low of March 2009. “Trapped” in the scenarios of debt restructuring and state bankruptcy, Greek Stock Exchange became once again the vulnerable target of speculators. The Athens …

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Greece: Officially Bankrupt! What people say to EU/IMF bailout

PM Papandreou iin Castelorizo Greece: Officially Bankrupt! Bailout Plea from EU/IMF It took PM George Papandreou several hundred miles to travel to the fringe and picturesque island of Castelorizo, near Turkey, to make the long-expected rescue appeal for the Greek bankrupt economy. Greece admits, it is now officially bankrupt, unable …

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Greece: Economy Collapse – Who is crying? Not the Civil Servants!

Economy Collapses – Who is crying over there? Not the Civil Servants! The economic collapse for Greece is officially here, this very sunny Thursday, 22nd of April, year 2010. Higher budget deficit, higher spreads and ratings downgrading force Greece to ask officially the emergency loans from EU and IMF. As …

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A Real Kitchen Nightmare – Ex participant suicide

Greek Businessman commits suicide after participating in “Kitchen Nightmares” reality-show. It was only a couple of months ago when restaurant owner Michalis Bofos, 42, participated in the Greek version of “Kitchen Nightmares”, a reality television series hosted by chef Hector Botrini. Bofos and his partner were seeking the help of …

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