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Caught red-handed: Riot Policeman hits protesting Cleaner on the head (video)

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The leadership of Greek police ordered an internal investigation against a riot policeman who hit a protesting cleaner on the head. Caught red-handed on a video, the footage shows an arm to be raised behind a shield and to hit cleaner Fotini Nikitara on the head. For no reason. At [...]

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12
Jun

Greek Jews and Anti-Defamation League criticize appointment of new Health Minister

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Greek Jews and the Anti-Defamation League sharply criticized the appointment of the new Health Minister Makis Voridis due to his far-right past. Makis Voridis, a 49-year-old lawyer,  has denied allegations of crypto-fascism and antisemitism and had described himself as a national liberal with a right-wing  activist background as student. However, no [...]

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12
Jun

How Greece turns “competitive”: Hoteliers raise prices up to 95%

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It is certainly hard to believe your eyes but it is true. Hoteliers in some popular tourist destinations raised their prices this year to even up to 95%. According to hotels search engine trivago.gr, champion in price increase for the month June was Imerovigli village on the island of Santorini [...]

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11
Jun

Outgoing BoG Governor had “sleepless nights” not knowing what currency Greece could possibly have

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Outgoing Governor of Bank of Greece Giorgos Provopoulos certainly touched the heart of millions of Greek jobless and low-pensioners who shared with him more or less and for other reasons the nightmare of the Greek crisis. In the same mode like his successor Stournaras, Provopoulos claimed he spent sleepless nights [...]

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11
Jun

New deputy Dev’t Minister promises: Price reduction in milk, bread, oil, detergants, diapers and telephones”

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Here is the answer to all those miserable Greeks criticizing the new Greek cabinet. Deputy Development Minister Gerasimos Giakoumatos made the difference right from the start of assuming his new duties. He promised to reduce prices in several basic goods. “My goal is one and only!” he told reporters on [...]

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11
Jun

Yiannis Stournaras is the new Governor of Bank of Greece

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For some blessed people the stars are always shining above their heads. Hardly had Yiannis Stournaras lost his job as Greece’s Finance Minister, a new job has been waving to him and thus with better salary and much more benefits.  Stournaras’ new job is to be Governor of Bank of [...]

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Jun
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Rhodes: Animal lover raises orphan bat baby

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A woman found a lonesome tiny bat baby on her balcony. The animal lover did not how to take care of the newborn orphan and called “Anima”, the animal welfare society for wold birds in Athens. She has been feeding the little black cutie with the bottle and milk for [...]

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10
Jun

Athens: one injured as riot police clashes with protesting cleaners on Day-A of new FinMin

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This happened short before the old Finance minister Yiannis Stournaras handed over the Ministry files to the new fiance minister Gikas Hardouvelis. The protesting cleaners attempted to block the entrance of the building and it came as it was expected: The riot police pushed the cleaners away.     The [...]

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10
Jun

How the IMF’s 5th progress report shocked the new Greek government

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Hardly was the new Greek cabinet was sworn-in and the report of the International Monetary Fund reached our pc screens. I can’t tell you whether the smiles on the faces of the new 42 ministers and deputy ministers froze because as I was writing these lines, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras [...]

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10
Jun

Return of Parthenon Marbles: Soprano Theodoridou staged protest in British Museum

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Six Greek women dressed in white togas launched an original protest  to draw attention to a Greek issue: the return of Acropolis Marbles to Greece. The group under the lead of renowned soprano Sonia Theodoridou wandered through the corridors and halls of the British Museum in London in search of [...]

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