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Greek Parliament demands back MPs’ January salaries paid in advance

Do you remember KTG’s blogpost, that 300 MPs received in advance their January salary although the Parliament was closed on December 31st due to the elections on January 25th? Well… after the move was described by several media as “provocations in times of economic crisis” now the Parliament decided to …

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ND-candidate: Banks seize homes in order to give mortgages

These days I try to avoid watching on television candidates from political parties praising their program and their positions. It mostly makes me sad to see either new and totally unknown faces or veterans MPs of all colors and ideological directions insisting that they know how to economically save me;  …

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Recession in Greece: a thick black line plunging downwards

Growth in the euro zone and in Greece. A sad story. With a thick black line constantly plunging downwards.  Ops, there was a very short “success story”. But a very short one. This diagram will help you understand why many Greeks will cast their vote for left-wing SYRIZA. You may …

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Greek elections: Latest polls and estimated seats distributions

Left-wing SYRIZA increases its rates towards conservative Nea Dimokratia in the several polls published five days before the elections on Sunday. The growing rate difference 4%-6.5% is been justified with the rate of former ND-voters (elections 2012) who tend to cast a vote for SYRIZA. Pollsters estimate that 3% of …

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Question here: Why didn’t EU-partners support Samaras?

The whole world is against a SYRIZA-led government. The Greek and international mainstream media, the EU-partners, the Draghis, the Junckers and the Lagardes, they all warn SYRIZA it has to stick to the commitments signed by Nea Dimokratia and PASOK coalition, the Papademos and the Papandreou governments. Day in, day …

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Fear-mongering at its peak: Grexit on Thursday, Grentry on Monday?

Only if you live in Greece and read every crap posted on mainstream websites or listen to mainstream media to realized the fear-mongering propaganda Greek voters are exposed to, just days before the parliamentary elections next Sunday. One of the striking examples we witnessed Monday morning. The news was referring …

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Norman Atlantic: shocking video from the car deck; death toll could reach 27

Dozens of private vehicles and company trucks have been completely burned in the car-deck of the Norman Atlantic ferry. The first images displayed in the media today show the extend of the damage. And not only. Several truck drivers were sleeping in their vehicles, when the fire broke out on …

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Amphipolis: Five skeletons in the tomb; VIP-dead was a woman; Olympias scenario

Greek Culture Ministry released new information and new pictures regarding the mystery ancient tomb of Apmphipolis. The dead  buried in Amphipolis tomb were five,” a press release uploaded in the Ministry website said, adding that that “one skeleton belonged to a woman, two to men, one to a newborn, while …

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Greeks held silent protest with candles to demand “Return of the Parthenon Marbles”

This is not a snapshot from Epitaphios Vespers on Great Friday held in January. Neither is it a service held for the dead in the middle of the night. It is a snapshot from a protest gathering outside the Acropolis Museum on Sunday. Former TV-persona and now Marathonas mayor Ilias …

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One week before Greek elections: SYRIZA leads in latest polls

One week before the parliamentary elections and left-wing SYRIZA leads in all polls published on Sunday newspapers with difference rate to Nea Dimokratia being 3.1% – 5%. To Potami seems to secure the third position, while Golden Dawn seems to move downwards.  To Kinima, the party of former prime minister …

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