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Ex Defense Minister Tsochatzopoulos released from prison after 5 years

The five-member Court of Appeals for Felonies decided to release from prison former PASOK Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos due to health reasons.Akis Tsochatzopoulos was convicted to 20 years imprisonment for bribes and money laundering. Total time he spent in prison is five years. By a majority of three to two …

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Police arrests Golden Dawn member for student attack, seeks 5 more people

Police arrested a man, the owner of the cafeteria where members of Golden Dawn were hanging out before they brutally beat a student on Friday. According to media, the arrested man is hired by the far right party for multiple job positions, one of them being at the office of …

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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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Greek Gov’t tells central banker Stournaras to stay out of politics

The Greek government told the country’s central bank chief to stay out of politics. On Monday, the Governor of Greek’s Central Bank and former finance minister Yannis Stournaras urged the government to  wrap up the second review of the current bailout program. Stournaras warned that the delay in concluding the …

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Greeks, Armenians call for boycott Turkish film ‘The Ottoman Lieutenant’ for denying genocides

A recently released Turkish-American film production The Ottoman Lieutenant has come under fire for its denial of the Greek, Armenian, and Assyrian genocide by the Ottoman forces in the beginning of 20th century. The Ottoman Lieutenant is a Turkish-American ‘World War I’ drama film directed by Joseph Ruben and written …

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Justin Trudeau: Grand Marshall in Greek Independence Day parade in Montreal

For over 40 years, thousands have gathered in Montreal to celebrate Greek Independence Day with a parade. This year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has attended the parade in the past, opened the march as Grand Marshal of the festivities. Trudeaus was greeted with enthusiasm and he for ten minutes …

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FYROM Bishop David: Alexander the Great spread the Hellenic language and culture

Occasionally, the truth appears on the surface in all simple frankness even in the media of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The latest case is the recognition of historical truth about Alexander the Great by David Ninov Bishop of Stobi of the POA (“Pravoslavna Ohridska Arhiepiskopija”, English: ”Orthodox …

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US Mattis congratulates Greece Kammenos for Defense Spending

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos met with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon on Saturday during a short visit in the US. The two ministers  discussed security and defense issues of mutual concern, a  variety of topics, including trans-Mediterranean migration; terrorism; and instability in the Balkans, Northern Africa and …

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Scarlett Johansson surprised Greek FinMin wanted to go for cocktails with her VIDEO

Hollowood start Scarlett Johannson was quite surprised to hear that Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos wanted to go for cocktails with her. Tsakalotos expressed his wish during a debate about primary surpluses in finances committee of the Greek parliament, last week. The issue was about the agreement Greece has to …

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