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“Syriza is undermining democracy in Greece,” writes ex PM Samaras in FT

“Syriza is undermining democracy is Greece,” and the “Tsipras government has mounted an attack on the rule of law,” writes former prime minister Antonis Samaras from conservative New Democracy. In an opinion article posted on Financial Times, the prime minister who closed state broadcaster ERT overnight in June 2013is unfolding …

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Journalist Vaxevanis arrested after ex PM Samaras filed lawsuit for defamation

Journalist and publisher of Documento newspaper  and Hot Doc magazine, Kostas Vaxevanis, was arrested on Monday after former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras filed a lawsuit against him for defamation. Vaxevanis was arrested the moment he was leaving the appeals court in Athens where judges acquitted him on the charges brought …

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What is the mysterious €35bn aid package Juncker offers to Greece?

Right after the Euro Leaders Summit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told journalists that the Commission will offer to Greece a mysterious  €35-billion aid package also called “Development Plan” or “Investment Package”. Juncker said that the package will be given to Greece from now -2015 – until 2020. Five years …

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SYRIZA’s Minister Spirtzis explains Greece’s overcharged projects and cancels Samaras’ “Free Wi Fi” for all

New Greek coalition government and moreover Deputy Minister for Infrastructure Christos Spirtzis announced the cancellation of  former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ project for Free Wi Fi for all. Speaking to several media Thursday morning, Spirtzis justified the cancellation decision saying that “the public procurement initiated by the previous government has …

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Troika-Greece: one way street ending in deadlock, anyway…

Two days ago, I posted a question: why the EU-partners did not support Samaras coalition government. Today Reuters comes to confirm my suspicion. That the EU-partners together with the International Monetary Fund literally pulled the carpet under Samaras’ feet by asking more austerity measures: “IMF and EU officials insisted on …

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Question here: Why didn’t EU-partners support Samaras?

The whole world is against a SYRIZA-led government. The Greek and international mainstream media, the EU-partners, the Draghis, the Junckers and the Lagardes, they all warn SYRIZA it has to stick to the commitments signed by Nea Dimokratia and PASOK coalition, the Papademos and the Papandreou governments. Day in, day …

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