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Parliament adopts Gender Change Bill amid a debated about aliens

Greek parliament approved the bill for gender change and legal identity despite the strong objections of the Greek Orthodox Church and amid a political debate on  Greek traditions, family and religious ideals, the “struggle against Turks in 1821” and … “aliens. The bill passed with the votes of SYRIZA and …

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Insolvent carrier Air Berlin to cease operation by Oct 28/2017

Flights operated by insolvent German carrier Air Berlin (AB1.DE) will end by Oct. 28 at the latest, it said on Monday, urging staff to seek jobs elsewhere while it works toward a carve-up of its assets. Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August and a government loan is keeping its …

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Greece’s Public Power Company to sell 500,000 customers in a tender

Greece’s Public Power Company (PPC/DEH) is ready to sell 500,000 of its customers and is awaiting for the necessary legislative arrangements by the government. The PPC management has already prepared a portfolio with the subscribers’ numbers of low- and medium-voltage users. However, several legal issues are open with regards to …

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Racist “hit-squads” beat and stab Pakistani workers in Aspropyrgos

Two migrant workers were attacked in Aspropyrgos, west of Athens, on Saturday. The Pakistani nationals were working on a farm when a “hit-squad” consisting of  five men surrounded them hurling racist slurs, beat them with knuckled-dusters and stabbed them with knives. The brutally beaten men were heavily injured transferred to …

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FDP leader criticizes Schaeuble was not “tough enough” on Greece

The leader of Germany’s pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), a possible junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s next coalition government, has called for a tougher stance on fiscal and euro zone policy – without so far claiming the finance ministry. Merkel is trying to form a three-way coalition with the FDP …

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