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Fitch’s new Warning over Greece’s further downgrade

This post can be also called “The daily Fitch warning” as it is the third warning to Greece on further downgrading within a single week!   Fitch Ratings said on Friday that there is a continuing risk that euro-region nations will have their credit ratings downgraded, according to Bloomberg. David Riley, …

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The funny side of German intellectual constipation: Greek islands to secure Debt

Greece’s debt is a major nightmare for German financiers, economists and politicians. Every smart or dumb guy  feels obliged to come to word and make public whatever product an army of short circuited brain cells has spit out. Suffering from the lack of intellectual abilities to produce real constructive and innovative proposals the majority …

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Acropolis Museum to stay open until late on Fridays

The New Acropolis Museum will stay open until 10pm on Fridays so that visitors can tour the exhibits while also viewing the floodlit Acropolis at night. The action will start on January 28, 2011.  The museum will also begin a programme for the conservation and restoration of the Caryatid sculptures – …

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EU to block Greece’s carriers Aegean – Olympic Merger?

EU regulators are set to block the proposed merger of Aegean Airlines (AGNr.AT) and Olympic Air (OLY.UL) unless they offer more concessions to encourage rival airlines to enter the Greek market, three sources told Reuters on Thursday. The two Greek carriers suggested some remedies to the European Commission after it …

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How the Continents were formed (amazing video)

Do you know how the Earth Continents were formed? Forget everything  teachers told you in school about “lithosphere” and “magma” and “melting rocks”and “andisitic crusts”. Too complicated. The answer is much more simple! Scrat did it!  Scrat and his dumb oak nut! Video: Continents Drift – Ice Age 4 Trailer        Scrat

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IMF supports Greece Debt Extension, says No to Restructure

 Amid pressures to Greece to restructure its debt, International Monetary Fund comes to aid, saying it supports repayment extension. David Hawley, IMF’s Senior Advisor in External Relations Department, said during a press briefing on Thursday: “We  advocate an extended repayment period for the Greek program that could be achieved with converting …

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Pop Singer Boy George returns stolen icon to Cyprus church

Legendary singe Boy George has returned a Cypriot church icon that he bought in the eighties, after a Bishop saw it hanging on the singer’s wall on a TV show. The former Culture Club singer bought the piece from a London art dealer in 1985 without knowing its origin. Boy George …

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German Politician: Greece should exit the Schengen Area

After repeated calls to Greece to exit the euro zone, I hear another call for another exit. “Greece should exit the Schengen Area”, urged a German politician from the governing party.  Furthermore, I would never think that the issue of illegal immigrants in Greece could trigger an inner-party conflict among the German …

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In case you missed the Doctors’ Strike, Jan 20

Oh, yes, all doctors are on strike in Greece, today, January 20, 2011. IKA-doctors, ESY-doctors,  private doctors, etc-doctors and denstists… I consider starting a Greece-Strike website slowly…

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Nazi salute in Athens City Council (video)

Strong criticism and reactions drew the gesture of Athens city council new elected member Nikos Michaloliakos to salute in Nazi style during a heated debate at a council session. While mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the city council were debating a canceled concert in Agios Panteleimon district due to clashes between …

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Greek Ministers & Vatopedi Scandal: Much Ado about Nothing

 In fact, I don’t need to bother and write anything about the three Greek ministers allegedly involved on the Vatopedi scandal. But I do it out of my sense of duty informing the public.  Evaggelos Basiakos, Alexandros Kontos and Petros Doukas, conservative minsters during the Nea Dimokratia governance, have been cleared …

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