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Athens: special guard fires in the air in the middle of antifa protest (videos)

Tension was high at the antifa protest that was taking place at Kalogiron Square outside the metro station “Dafni” in Athens on Friday evening. Some 500 people had gathered to protest the stabbing of left musician Pavlos Fyssas by a member of extreme-right Golden Dawn. Suddenly a young man on …

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More than 3 million Greeks have no access to public health care system

More than three million Greek citizens are currently uninsured and consequently have no access to public health care system and medical care. According to Dimitris Kontos, the President of Greek National Health Care system (EOPYY), the national health care system currently serves 6,171,000 people with insurance capacity, while the uninsured citizens …

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Greek PM Samaras calls Golden Dawn “Successors of the Nazis”

The long awaited statement of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on the murder of left musician Pavlos Fyssas by a member of extreme-right Golden Dawn was transmitted to the public at 13:00 on Thursday. Samaras’ reaction came long time after international reactions like from the Council of Europe, the European …

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Golden Dawn leader’s alleged driver, bodyguard arrested for illegal weapons possession

The news started to make the rounds on Greek internet on Wednesday evening. That the (alleged) driver of Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos was arrested in the broader Piraeus area for illegal possession of weapons. The police had acted on an anonymous tip off. Last winter the man had applied …

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Athens: Shop owner kicks accordion playing Roma girl

A moment of unprecedented racism right under the glory of the Acropolis. At Dionysioy Aeropagitoy Street. A street full of tourists, street vendors and musicians. A young Roma girl is playing the accordion. She must be six or seven years old. Tourists pass by and drop half a euro or …

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Six Greek-Americans in Forbes 400 billionaires’ list

Here! There are indeed billionaires with Greek blood flowing in their veins. But they are not here in Greece. They are in the U.S.A. Six Greek-Americans are among America’s richest people, according to the 2013 Forbes 400 list released on September 16. All of them are self-made and their net …

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Greek PM Samaras: Greece will recover by 2019

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has said the debt-ridden country could return to pre-crisis living standards within six years. “According to most [experts], we will not need a couple of decades, not a couple of generations, but only six years,” he said in a speech. He was speaking in Rome …

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