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Jan

THE Epiphany-Video:Waves Overturn Boat with Priest

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The Epiphany tradition wants Greek Orthodox priests to throw the Cross into the water and Greek Orthodox believers to jump into the cold water and catch the Cross. However this tradition had almost a fatal effect to one priest and six ambitious young divers due the rough weather in Scala [...]

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6
Jan
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Farsala: Handcuffs for Debtor Inside Church

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 Greece’s financial crimes units (SDOE) seem to be on duty 24/7 to capture big scale debtors and give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar  – translated into modern Greek: Give to the state the taxes one owes.  Despite the holiness and the glory of the religious Epiphany celebrations, the chairman of the [...]

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6
Jan

Epiphany-Celebrations Turn into Protests Against Politicians by “indignant” Believers (video)

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The first politicians who got to hear the anti-government slogans was Education Minister Anna Diamantopoulou and Athens Major Yiorgos Kaminis. The two had joined the Epiphany Celebrations in noble Athens district Kolonaki. But while the priest of Agios Dionysios Church was blessing the waters in a symbolic act, the few [...]

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6
Jan

What’s Up in Greece on Jan 6/12?

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The big Christian Holiday, the Epiphany is up in Greece today, but as the politicians are immune to  the vision of God and his striking appearance, believers used the opportunity to boo them. In downtown Athens believers chanted slogans against Education Minister Anna Diamantopoulou. In Chalkida indignant believers called the [...]

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5
Jan

Athens Stock Exchange Below 650 Units; Strong Pressure on Banks

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Athens Stock Exchange recorded significant losses on Thursday, with the stocks of the banking sector to be at the heart of liquidations. Particularly the shares of National Bank of Greece retreats in new lows of 1.43 euro and is down 2.53%. At noon, the General Index was down at 649.90 units, [...]

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5
Jan

Number of Abandoned Dogs Skyrockets in Crisis-Hit Greece

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You see them everywhere. Dogs wandering around without a visible goal in streets and parks, squares and promenades. Running run up and down, left and right. Following an unseen trace. Running distraught and distressed. Hungry and thirsty.  Wearing a blue, a red or a brown collar. The once loved but now abandoned [...]

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5
Jan

Greek PM Blackmails: Greece May Default in March Without Second Bailout

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 Ops! It seems I have missed this important news. Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has warned us that the country may face an uncontrolled default in March should we be unable to sign a second bailout agreement with our lenders, the esteemed members of the International Monetary Fund and our [...]

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5
Jan

Kaldemorgen: “Along with Drachma the Carts with Mules will Come”

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“Carts with mules will replace cars, should Greece exit the Eurozone and return to drachma.” In this colourful way Claus Kaldemorgen described the impact of drachma to the Greek society. Speaking to German Deutsche Welle radio, the head of DWS funds management warned about the consequences of an euro exit [...]

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4
Jan

Papandreou Gives Up PASOK, Attacks Media Boss and Vested Interests

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Greece’s former prime Minister George Papandreou decided to stay at socialist PASOK leadership until he …goes. During a meeting of socialist Party PASOK, the ex PM told his companions in socialism that he will step down s party leader and will no seek to be re-elected. However that he will remain [...]

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4
Jan
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Troika: Labour Middle Ages? You Ain’t See Nothing Yet…

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Those Greeks thinking the loss of labour rights and benefits and the sharp income decreases of 2011 were ‘horrible enough’ enter the New Year in a state of real terror. The IMF-EU Troika is adamant in turning Greece into the “poorest India” of the euro zone labour-wise and insist on total abolition of labour rights and [...]

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