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2,500 children “embrace” the Acropolis and send message against racism

More than 2,500 children formed a human chain and embraced the Acropolis on Friday morning on the occasion of World Day Against Racism.”We embrace the Acropolis, we embrace Democracy, we embrace Humanity, we embrace the World” was the message sent by the children to the world. There were children from …

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French Solidarity Action: Get Greek Citizenship

Ordinary Europeans have joined their voices to the “Movement of Nantes” and want to be Greek out of solidarity with the citizens of the debt-ridden country. Thousands apply for  Greek citizenship as a sign of sympathy and solidarity. Internet users from member countries of the EU started the “Movement of …

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When Stones Melt, Athens Strays Need Desperately Water!

I was swimming at Kavouri on Saturday afternoon when I was a big,  short haired, stray black dog nearing the beach. He stood for a minute, sniffed around and walked carefully in the shallow waters. He did a few careful steps on the sliding stones under the water. When he found a place …

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Greece: Skin Cancer Free Checking, May 9-13, 2011

Great Action for the early diagnosis of Skin Cancer and thus free of charge! Residents of Greece can undergo screening tests for skin cancer free of charge in private clinics and state hospitals from May 9 to 13, 2011. The Greek Association of Dermatology and Venereology will carry this action …

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Kavala: Jobless Couple on Hunger Strike

A jobless couple set a tent on the main square of Kavala, Northeast Greece, and started a hunger strike. The aim of their desperate action? To get a job! Lazaros Papadopoulos, 60, and his wife Frideriki Toka, 40, saw no other solution to raise attention to their problem. They have been without …

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Greece: Toll bars on Highways to be lifted, Feb 20

Toll barriers on Greek Highways will be lifted today, Friday and next Sunday, February 20, 2011. However the Sunday action of the movement “I don’t pay” will go in effect all over Greece but today’s action only in  Peloponnese. The Coordinating Committee of the “I don’t pay” movement for the Peloponnese …

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Athens: 2h Blackout in Bars and Cafes to Protest Smoking Ban

Bars and Cafes in Athens will turn off the lights tonight from 08:00 to 10:00 to protest the smoking ban. They will operate with candles and emergency lights. That will be very romantic, won’t it? Bars, Cafes and Restaurants experience a sharp decrease in revenues after the total smoking ban. And …

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