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Soldiers safely diffuse 250-kg WWII bomb, transfer it for controlled detonation (pictures)

Greek soldiers safely defused a 250-kilo bomb from the World War II found under a petrol station in Thessaloniki. Prior to the bomb neutralization operation, more than 72,000 people, including refugees and migrants form a hot spot nearby, were evacuated. “End good, all good!” Sunday afternoon, Regional Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas …

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Greece WWII Bomb: Phase I of neutralization concluded, 72,000 evacuated (pcts, video)

Thousands of Greeks evacuated their homes on Sunday morning to allow army experts defuse a World War II bomb found under a petrol station in Kordelio suburb of Thessaloniki, in Northern Greece. Refugees and migrants in the hot spot Softex, an abandoned factory, were also evacuated. In the biggest evacuation …

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Greece evacuates 72,000 people after WWII bomb found under fuel station(picts, videos)

The biggest evacuation of civilians in peacetime is underway in the city of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, after authorities discovered  a 250-kilo unexploded bomb from the Second World War. More than 72,000 people are expected to leave the suburb of Kordelio and surrounding area and return to their homes after army …

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Ten riot police squads deployed to Idomeni refugee camp, evacuation to start on Tuesday

Ten riot police squads left Athens this morning and are expected to take position at the refugees camp of Idomeni that will be evacuated from the 8.500 men, women and children living there since last February. Other police forces from Northern Greece will be deployed in the area for “as …

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EU’s new plan to solve the “12-million long-term jobless” problem

Good news.  The European Union finally decided to take action, before the long-term jobless reach the age of having to apply for retirement than for a job. Even though in real life, anyone over 35 is not exactly a catch for head-hunters and employers. After the EU commissioners, officials and …

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Greece got a plan: a “development model” named “Greece 2021”

Greece got a plan. A growth and development plan with the futuristic title “Greece 2021”, that is seven years from now. The plan was submitted by Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras to Euro Working Group on Thursday in Brussels in the context with the Greek debt relief request. Here is to …

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EU Competitiveness Pact: Fast Track Poverty for all

Eurogroup leaders agreed in principle on the key issues of the Competitivenss Agreement. This agreement aiming to adjust fiscal rules for all, will economically kill employees and workers rights once for all. Its main targets are lowering wages, adjustment of  public and private sector wages to productivity,  linking pensions to life expectancy. In short, …

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