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Jul

Varoufakis’ Gate: the Parliament will decide if to indict him or not

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The major of Stylida city and a lawyer filed lawsuits against former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. The two blame the ex FinMin for “actions that led to economic measures” and “high treason”. A third complaint has been filed for the “hacking of taxpayers’ registration numbers (AFMs). A fourth lawsuit has been […]





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28
Jul

Creditors’ new combo “The Troika Four” started inspections in Athens

Posted by in Economy

I have been wondering whether the new Troika which is a Quartet should be called “The Creditors’ Quartet” or “The Troika Four” or just “Greece’s creditors”. The new combo of representatives from European Commission, International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank and European Stability Mechanism definitely news a new short description, […]





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27
Jul

Heat wave to hit Greece with 39°-41° C in the shadow

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One does not need the weather forecast to be aware that a heat wave is on the way. Athenians woke up on Monday in a “boiling” atmosphere with high humidity levels and the air full of dangerous smog-particles. After weeks of north winds sweeping away the summer heat, the time […]





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27
Jul

Audio uploaded: Varoufakis’ Plan B and “parallel banking system within the eurozone”

Posted by in Politics

The controversial audio excerpt from the conference call between former Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis with international hedge funds representatives has been uploaded on internet. In the audio Varoufakis speaks of his Plan B project that contains among others also “hacking taxpayers’ registration numbers” and the creation of a “parallel banking […]





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27
Jul

Moody’s on Greek banks law: Big deposits of over €100K at risk of bail-in

Posted by in Economy

Greece’s new bank-failure law puts uninsured depositors at risk because it ranks them below state claims in an insolvency or resolution, Moody’s Investors Service said on Monday. The law is “credit negative” for bondholders and uninsured depositors because of the limits on using public funds for bank resolution and because […]





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26
Jul

Varoufakis’ Plan B: Hack FinMin’s software, introduce parallel banking system

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The first scenario that wanted ex Energy Minister Lafazanis to seize the Greece’s assets and arrest the governor of Bank of Greece did not thrill the public. Now a new scenario with much more suspense claims that former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis wanted to hack the Ministry’s software, hijack taxpayers’ […]





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25
Jul

Bailout talks in Athens: Greek Govt puzzled about where to hide 100 Troikans & Legionaries

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Greece has submitted an official request to the International Monetary Fund for a new loan as it seeks a huge third bailout from its creditors, the finance ministry said. “We would like to inform you that we are seeking a new loan facility from the International Monetary Fund,” Finance Minister […]





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23
Jul

Just an Italian Bluff: “Greek islands sold to Depp, Buffet & Co.”

Posted by in Very Mix

First it was Johnny Depp who had allegedly bought a Greek island for more than 4 million euro. Then it was glam couple Brat Pitt and Angelina Jolie who had an eye on another Greek island. A few days ago, it was billionaire Warren Buffett who had allegedly spent whole […]





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23
Jul

Ernst & Young study: Impact of Grexit – the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’ scenario

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The impact of a possible Grexit for the Greek economy and society has been outlined in a study conducted by consultancy firm Ernst & Young in cooperation with Oxford Economics. “The study was launched in March 2015 and completed end of May 2015. The purpose was to provide information to […]





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23
Jul

Greek Parliament approves creditors’ bill, rift in SYRIZA remains

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With overwhelming majority the Greek Parliament approved the second bill of “prior actions” demanded by the country’s creditors. The Bill was approved with 230 votes. Against the bill voted 63 lawmakers among them also 31 from Tsipras’ SYRIZA. Another 5 SYRIZA lawmakers voted “present”. Voting result: YES 230 SYRIZA, Independent […]





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22
Jul

Tsipras’ new challenge: voting of second set of “prior actions” amid SYRIZA rebels and anti-austerity protests

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces a new challenge today, as the Greek Parliament will vote for the second set of creditors’ “prior actions”.  Tsipras faces his second major test as it is not clear whether the 39-SYRIZA “rebels” will again deny their vote for the deal with the creditors. The […]





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22
Jul
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“Well-known Greek shipowner” accused by prosecutor to head criminal racket

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The man is well-known in Greece. In fact, he become broadly known when he invested in several media outlets almost a decade ago. Before this, hardly any Greek knew the young and very successful shipowner – apart from his colleagues shipowners, of course. Two years ago, the said man had […]





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22
Jul

La Tribune: The real objective of the creditors is to hide their lies

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It is not that they could not. They did not want to find a solution and a “mutually beneficial agreement” as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had hoped. What they wanted is to create a financial monster out of Greece, “to put a Eurozone member country into a social, economic and […]





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22
Jul

Krugman in shock says he overestimated the competence of Greek gov’t

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Paul Krugman believes that money is magic and if you believe in social justice, income equality and fairies, you can click your heels together three times and you can print all the money you want. Also he’s shocked that the Greek government had no backup plan except holding its breath. […]





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