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Strauss-Kahn: Sic transit gloria mundi….

For those you didn’t experienced Latin in school Sic transit gloria mundi means “Thus passes the glory of the world” or else “wordly things are fleeting’. And here ‘fleets’ Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the once most economically powerful man in the planet, who was holding the keys to countries economies and supported or not …

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Trikala: Stray Dogs Need Desperate Help – Can you?

Tara is a female dog dumped in a shelter. The frightened beauty was attacked by other dogs and almost bitten to death. The volunteers from Trikala Animal Welfare Society “Argos” managed to take her out, take her to the vet and give her back a descent life – even with …

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Sleepless in Greece: 2 MM suffer from insomnia – economic crisis

Millions of people around the globe spend sleepless nights due to economic crisis. In Greece the phenomenon hits mostly unemployed aged 35-55 and according to latest data more than 2 million Greeks have difficulties to find peace at night said Athanasio Skourleti, President of Athens Medical Society. Unemployment in Greece has …

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Athens: Army in the Streets to Combat Crime?

After the recent violent incidents in Athens downtown and polls showing Greeks tend to tolerate cases of taking the law in one’s hands, the government is seeking solutions to combat crime in the historical centre of Athens. In government circles, one consulting meeting has been following each other with lots of proposals …

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Athens: Violence against Migrants continue

Another outbreak of violence occurred earlier Sunday in Athens downtown. A group of 10 people attacked two foreigners as they were walking down Menanrdrou street near Omonia square. They beat them , injured them and fled.  This adds to a series of attacks against legal or illegal migrants by groups of allegedly far-right …

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Strauss-Kahn’s arrest: Bad Timing for Greece

Yes, IMF-head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been praised as ‘a friend of Greece’, most likely due to the socialist ideals he shared with Greece’s Prime Minister Geroge Papandreou. Now DSK is sitting in a lonesome cell at a New York police station and all the world is eager for the moment …

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Greek PM: It’s an insult to ask islands or monuments as loan guarantee

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou describes as ‘insulting’ the demands by some EU countries to put islands and monuments as guarantee for a new loan. Speaking to Italian newspaper Corriera della Sera, Papandreou underlines that privatization is top priority and express hope that a new loan or bailout won’t be …

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Athens: Violence out of control – 3 Civilians Injured (video)

Violent attacks continue in Athens downtown and Saturday morning a group of some 30 hooded people hurled fire bombs against the police station of Exarchia district. When the attacks expanded to a nearby open market, 3 people got injured.  A hell fire broke out when the hooded group poured fuel …

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Car in a Rubble Bin – Secret Revealed

OMG! A broke Greek who can’t afford to keep a car? The picture of a car loaded in a rubble bin went around as a news item about “a eco-killer car owner” and made many wonder: How did he do it???  Now the secret is revealed. A construction/rubble group with environmental sensitivities , …

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Athens Running Race: Downtown Closed for Motorists, May 15

Athens downtown will be closed for motorists on Sunday, May 15, 2011 as the 28th Running Race will be held. From 8 am until the end of the race the roads will be closed to traffic all along the three routes that will be used by thousands of runners. More …

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