maintop
Recently Added
16
Oct

UPD Thessaloniki: Driver kills refugee woman & son, camp residents set his car on fire

Posted by in Very Mix

A refugee woman and her son were killed and another child has been injured when a driver hit them with his car on Sunday evening in Oraiokastro near Thessaloniki in northern Greece. The three victims were residents at the Fessas camp in Oraiokastro, they were hit by the 76-year-old driver […]





Continue Reading »

16
Oct

Tsipras: Debt relief deal by Christmas – Schaeuble: Debt relief discussion not before 2018

Posted by in Economy

Tsipras vs Schaeuble and in the middle the Debt Relief. They will hardly manage to agree. Speaking at the congress of SYRIZA, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday that the country would demand a debt relief deal from bailout lenders by Christmas. “We are not coming as beggars […]





Continue Reading »

16
Oct
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2016/10/16/new-democracy-is-one-step-before-going-bankrupt-after-bank-claims-loans/ tagged: , , , , ,

Comments Off on New Democracy is one step before going bankrupt after bank claims loans

New Democracy is one step before going bankrupt after bank claims loans

Posted by in Politics

Greece’s main opposition party, conservative New Democracy, is one step before going bankrupt after one of Greece’s systemic banks claimed its loans. According to newspaper Agora, Piraeus Bank asked the full amount of loans to ND. The total amount is 160million euros, incl. loan €131million plus arrears and surcharges. The […]





Continue Reading »

16
Oct
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2016/10/16/ioannina-5-5r-earthquake-and-strong-aftershocks-had-residents-spent-the-night-on-the-streets/ tagged: , , , , , , ,

Comments Off on Ioannina: 5.5R earthquake and strong aftershocks had residents spent the night on the streets

Ioannina: 5.5R earthquake and strong aftershocks had residents spent the night on the streets

Posted by in Very Mix

A 5.5R earthquake and several aftershocks 4.9-3.2 had the residents of Ioannina and surrounding areas to spent the night on the streets. The main earthquake of 5.5R occurred at 23:14 Saturday night with epicenter the village Pogoni, 12km north-west from the city of Ioannina in Epirus, North-Western Greece. The earthquake […]





Continue Reading »

14
Oct

Kremlin dismisses Hollande’s claims Greece wanted to print drachmas in Russia in summer 2015″

Posted by in Politics

After Athens, also Kremlin dismisses Hollande’s allegations that Greece was planning to print Drachmas in Russia. High-ranking sources of the Russian government who are very close to President Vladimir Putin told to the correspondent of a Greek newspaper in Moscow, “vehemently dismissed that the Greek side had such a request.” […]





Continue Reading »

14
Oct
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2016/10/14/crete-police-arrests-syrian-terror-suspect-following-belgian-arrest-warrant/ tagged: , , , , ,

Comments Off on UPD Crete: Police arrests Syrian suspect following Belgian arrest warrant

UPD Crete: Police arrests Syrian suspect following Belgian arrest warrant

Posted by in Very Mix

Greek police arrested a Syrian terror suspect following an arrest warrant from Belgium. According to a police statement, the 51-year-old Syrian national has been accused among others for “terrorist acts within the European Union, participation in a criminal organization, human trafficking and forgery.” The man was arrested yesterday, Thursday (13. […]





Continue Reading »

14
Oct
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2016/10/14/bruegel-institute-fourth-bailout-for-greece-in-2018/ tagged: , ,

Comments Off on Bruegel Institute: Fourth Bailout for Greece in 2018

Bruegel Institute: Fourth Bailout for Greece in 2018

Posted by in Economy

Greece will not be able to return to the markets and it will need a fourth Memorandum of Understanding in 2018 – this estimation was expressed by Zsolt Darvas, one of the economists of the European economics think tank Bruegel. Speaking at the event Thessaloniki Summit, Darvas said: “Greece will […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct

Hollande: Putin told me Tsipras wanted to print Drachmas in Russia

Posted by in Economy, Politics

French President Francois Hollande revealed that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wanted to print Drachmas in Russia. In a book “Presidents should not talk about such things” Hollande speaks about a conservation he had with Russian President Vladimir Putin in summer of 2015, the peak of the Greek crisis before the […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct

Wikileaks: Gov’t source confirms Tsipras-Clinton contact in July 2015

Posted by in Politics

The office of the Greek Prime Minister confirmed the Wikileaks revelations about contact between PM Alexis Tsipras and former US President Bill Clinton in July 2015. Asked by the Athens News Agency, a government source said that was a  contact between Tsipras and Clinton however before the referendum. After the […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct

Head of Intelligence Unit at Athens Airport shoots himself

Posted by in Very Mix

Hospitalized in serious condition is the head of the unit of the National Intelligence Service (EYP) at Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos after an incident that looks like an accident. According to some preliminary press information, the policeman pulled out his gun in order to sit down and shot himself in […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct

Wikileaks: Obama asked Bill Clinton to pressure Tsipras on 3. bailout in July 2015

Posted by in Politics

One of the messages in the latest WikiLeaks publication of Hillary Clinton emails is a July 2015 request from John Podesta, a close Clinton ally who is now Hillary’s campaign chairman, to the office of Bill Clinton, asking him to pressure Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras into accepting the European […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct

IMF: Participation in Greek Program only with program extension or new MoU

Posted by in Economy

The increased pressure of Berlin and other Central European governments for the return of the IMF in the Greek program is directly related to the expansion of bailout terms but also a new bailout program. According to financial news website Capital.gr, on the sidelines of the IMF general assembly last […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2016/10/13/urban-guerilla-group-claims-responsibility-for-bomb-at-appeals-prosecutor/ tagged: , , , , , , ,

Comments Off on Urban guerilla group claims responsibility for bomb at Appeals Prosecutor

Urban guerilla group claims responsibility for bomb at Appeals Prosecutor

Posted by in Very Mix

Urban guerilla group “Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire” claimed responsibility for the bomb that exploded last night in downtown Athens. The text was uploaded in a known website of the anti-authoritarian movement in Greece. They write that the bomb had a symbolic character aiming to cause only material damage […]





Continue Reading »

13
Oct

Bomb in downtown Athens: Was the target a prosecutor?

Posted by in Very Mix

Who was the target of the bomb that exploded on Wednesday night in Exarchia district of central Athens?A prosecutor, a policeman or a bookstore? Prior to the explosion, two warning phone calls were made to daily Efymerida ton Syntakton and to news website Zougla.gr. According to Greek media,  the bomb […]





Continue Reading »

12
Oct

Finance Ministry to return 25% of income tax for last 5 years to Judges!

Posted by in Society

I am not so sure but I think that in this thick book called Greek Constitution it stays right in the beginning that “All Greeks are equal”. But what many people, especially expats do not know is that some Greeks are more equal than the others – especially when it […]





Continue Reading »

12
Oct

Refugee Children School scheme continues despite some ugly reactions by locals

Posted by in Very Mix

Approximately 1,500 refugee children started lessons at 30 public schools across Greece on Monday despite being received with mixed reactions by the locals. While in some schools the they were warmly welcome, in some others parents staged protest actions and some even did not send their own kids to schools. […]





Continue Reading »

12
Oct

Did Ancient Greeks build China’s famous Terracotta Warriors?

Posted by in Culture

China and the West were in contact more than 1,500 years before European explorer Marco Polo arrived in China, new archaeological finds suggest. And even more impressive  The famous Chinese Terracotta Warriors may have come from Ancient Greece! Archaeologists say inspiration for the Terracotta Warriors, found at the Tomb of […]





Continue Reading »

12
Oct

Gov’t plans auction protection of first residence for state debtors

Posted by in Society

The Greek Association of Notaries decided on Tuesday, October 11th, to abstain from property auctions scheduled to take place today, Wednesday.  The notaries ask the political and legal system of the country to take concrete decisions to solve the issue of auctions and especially of the auctions of the first […]





Continue Reading »

11
Oct

MNI European lenders & IMF in “political deadlock” over Greek dept

Posted by in Economy

Greece’s European lenders and the International Monetary Fund are in political deadlock over the Greek debt. German news agency MNI reports of a secret meeting last Saturday in Washington where high-ranking representatives from European institutions (ECB, ESM and EU Commission) and Poul Thomsen from the IMF talked about the Greek […]





Continue Reading »

11
Oct

Germany sends another gift to Greece: data of 475 suspected tax evaders

Posted by in Economy

What??? Greek businessmen took bank loans and instead o investing them they pushed them abroad in the safety of foreign banks? I don’t believe such immoral things can happen in Greece. Or can they? Reality suggests that they unfortunately can. During the parliament debate on corruption, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras […]





Continue Reading »


Advertisement



Follow KTG on Twitter

@keeptalkingGR

Tough guys in flip flops

Sea freezes in Greece

Sailing Aegean Sea

KTG FAQ

Calendar

February 2017
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728  

All Over the World

Archives

free counters