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(Upd) Athens:New Round of Public Transport Strikes, Jan 17-20

What if public transport unionists have entered the dialogue with the Transport Ministry? They remain stuck to their decisions to proceed to work stoppages next week. Buses, Trolley and Tram will not operate January 17, 19 and 20, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Urban Train-HSAP workers will not …

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Grand Opening for Greek Winter Sales, Jan 15-Feb 28

Grand opening for Winter Sales start today all over  Greece. This year’s Winter Sales start on January 15, two weeks earlier than normally, and will last until February 28,2011. Price discounts are expected to reach even 80%. This year’s Winter Sales start two weeks earlier than in previous years. Merchants see a …

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Lost your bike in Athens? Check the Municipality Site!

Lost your bike in Athens, Greece? That’s a smart service by the Athens Municipality !  You can visit cityofathens.gr  website and check the pictures. Is your bike among those abandoned or confiscated? All you need are some documents and there you go! You can take it back! You will need …

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Ops! It’s Friday!

I have nothing to say … except… enjoy a great weekend!    And watch below a nice song  with Lily Allen “Friday Night”

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Greek Study: Illegal immigrants at 470,000

Suddenly everybody in Greece has started to tangle the issue of illegal immigrants. I believe that this is due to several reasons: It’s a bit the racists’ attacks in certain Athens areas, a bit the fence that is to be built at with border with Turkey, a bit the news …

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Fitch cut Greece’s rate into Junk – Greek FinMin reaction

Ratings agency Fitch cut Greece’s credit rating to junk on Friday, highlighting persisting doubts over the country’s ability to pull itself out of a severe debt crisis that has shaken the euro zone, Reuters reported. The rating agency cut Greece’s rating to BB+ from BBB- and kept it under negative …

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(Upd) Is the German arrested in Athens daughter of ex RAF member?

Is the arrested German woman  daughter of a former alleged member of the Red Army Fraction (RAF), the “urban guerrilla” terrorist group engaged in several armed operations during the 1970’s and the 1990’s? Greek media report likewise and give the name of the arrested German woman and that of her mother, who apparently …

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Pharmacies in Piraeus will remain closed Jan 17-18

Pharmacists’ Association in Piraeus have decided to go on a 48 h strike next week. Pharmacies at the area Greece’ largest port will remain closed upcoming Monday and Tuesday, January 17 – 18, 2011. The decision came after a meeting with Greek Health Minister, Andreas Loverdos. Pharmacists oppose the new …

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Greek Police arrests German woman on terrorism suspricion

Greek anti-terror police detained a German woman in the frame of  investigations against a domestic terror group. The 27 years old woman is a suspect of  involvement in the terrorist organization “Conspiracy of Cells of Fire” Police Counter-Terrorism Department announced. Greek media reported quoting police sources, that the German woman was …

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The Revenge of the Prey: Fox shoots Hunter!

Huh! That can happen as well! A fox shot her hunter with his rifle! A hunter shot a fox from a distance and approached the wounded animal to kill it with the butt of his gun. However, the  little fella fiercely resisted, fought for life and …miracolo! miracolo! …pulled the rifle …

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Greek Police detained 4 terror suspects

Greek anti-terror police detained four youths suspected of having links with a domestic terrorist group. Thursday’s  detentions  followed raids in several apartments in Vyronas, Patisia and Tavros suburbs of Athens and in Thessaloniki.  Police said that the four suspects were believed to be involved in the terrorist group “Conspiracy of Cells …

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