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Beware of worm-virus on Twitter

A malicious fast-moving worm threatens Twitter users, warn software security experts. The threat comes through various links appearing allegedly to be sent by Twitter users. However these links redirect the victims to sites that urge the users to download a fake anti-virus program “Security Shield rogue AV”. I have copy …

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Vercace goes …”Greece recession” with fabulous minimal dresses

I just looked at the new Vercace Spring/Summer 2011 collection and I must say… WOW! There are lots of AHs and OHs and thus for many reasons. Most important  is that the “Greek theme collection” transforms into a perfect symbolic way the Greek recession through minimal dresses and the huge Greek debt through …

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Athens: No Blue Buses 11am-4pm, Jan 24

Just in case you thought the public transport strikes were over… There will be no blue buses around on Monday, January 24, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. No, it’s not a strike, in fact it’s not even a work stoppage. Blue Buses drives have to attend the General …

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(Upd) Greece: H1N1 claims the lives of Six

The number of people who died of H1N1 infection in Greece increased into six. The latest victim is a 14 years old girl who  left her last breath at an Athens hospital on Friday. Two men, 48 and 53years old died during the last days as well. The first man …

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Greek Tax Hunters fine Two Pork Legs

Everybody knows that Greek Tax hunters take their role very seriously as the state is in desperate need of cash and revenues. Fines are flying through the air scaring to death all animate and  now also inanimate tax evaders. A company driver in Patras (Peloponnese)  was entitled by the company …

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The sweet-bitter Parthenon made of Chocolate

You always thought the Parthenon of Acropolis is made of stones and marbles? How wrong you have been! That was in ancient times, folks, when people had only natural materials available to build temples. Nowaday, people know better…   One of Italy’s most famous famous chocolatiers, Mirco Della Vecchia has re-erected the …

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SIEMENS scandals report triggers political storm in Greece

A political storm broke up in Greece after a parliamentary committee decided to continue investigations on 13 former governmental  ministers in the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal and released their names. The committee recommended that five former ministers from (now governing party) PASOK, included ex prime minister Costas Simitis, and seven ex ministers from …

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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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