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Golden Dawn registers as political party in …Spain!

Spanish branch of the neo-fascist Golden Dawn party has been officially registered as a political party in Spain, the Euronews reports on Wednesday. The Spanish version of neo-nazi Golden Dawn is called “Amanecer Dorado”. The country’s Interior Ministry registered the Valencia-based Amanecer Dorado on October 27, Euronews said quoting local …

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Port workers on 24h Strike, Nov 6/2014

The union of port workers has announced a 24-hour strike for Thursday, November 6th 2014. It is mainly the port workers of Piraeus who want to protest the privatization of several ports and port institutions.The union plans a protest meeting and a march to Greek Finance Ministry to start at …

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500 high schools in occupation: students and parents … detained!

A wave of occupations by protesting students across the country has called in prosecutors and police in schoolyards. At the same time, Greek media report of detentions of students and even their parents, of preventive detentions for no actual reason and an incident of police violence against a high school …

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Unprecedented! Athens Metro: ticket contoller slaps in the face jobless fare dodger !

Unprecedented!  A ticket controller slapped a woman in the face after he found out that the jobless had no valid ticket with her. The incident occurred at the Metro station Omonia in downtown Athens. The attacker and the victim turned to the nearest police station but the woman was not …

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Greece -Turkey: tension is high as Ankara tries to conduct research in Cyprus EEZ

A new tension is high between the arch rivals and close neighbors on the west and east of the Aegean Sea, as Turkey is staging one provocation after the other, playing the game the country knows very well: claiming rights in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Reason for …

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Super Supervisor! ECB grabs the keys of 120 Eurozone Banks

A historic day! The European Central Bank is officially taking over the supervision of 120 biggest commercial banks within the eurozone area. As the Single Supervisory Mechanism, the ECB  will have the status of a new heavyweight among global regulators, that role carries with it the burden of restoring confidence …

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SYRIZA: “Snap polls here and now!” Tsipras asks President Papoulias to convey CoPL

Greece’s main opposition party SYRIZA wants elections “here and now!” In a meeting with the President of the Republic, left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras asked Karolos Papoulias to convey the political leaders so that they would agree to dissolve the Parliament and set the date for snap elections. Greek media report …

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PASOK’s sun is fading away. Long Live “Democratic Party”?

The sun of Panhellenic Socialist Movement PASOK that has ruled Greece for more than three decades is literally fading away. Crushed by the devastating rates in elections and public opinion polls, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos decided to give the movement a new boost by establishing a new party. Over the …

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Greeks in lottery frenzy: €17mn in Jackpot seek a winner

Seventeen million euro are waving to debt-ridden Greeks after fifteen draws in a row did not manage to feature a winner. Yesterday, Sunday 17 players had tipped 5 right numbers in Joker lottery but no one had managed to guess the Joker bonus <12>.  They went home with 78,810 each… …

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Greek Church will not hold funeral services to those choosing cremation

Believers in Greece, beware! Greek Orthodox Church turns its back to those who choose cremation over traditional burial. In a circular sent to all Metropolises, the Holy Synod of Bishops says that no priest will hold a funeral service and a memorial service to those who explicitly declared they wanted …

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Greeks got new Defense and Development Ministers

Former Development Minister Nikos Dendias was named new Defense Minister after Dimitris Avramopoulos took the plane for Brussels and a new post as EU Commissioner for Migration. Consequently, the cabinet needed a new Development Minister…. Kostas Skrekas, a New Dimocratia MP from Trikala. PS we could also called this a …

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