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Controversial politician and ex FM Theodoros Pangalos dies at 84

Veteran but also controversial politician, a former Foreign Minister and a historic member of socialist PASOK, Theodoros Pangalos passed away at the age of 84. His death was announced by his family in a post on social media. Theodoros Pangalos was born in Eleusis, western Attica and he was the …

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Lawsuit filed against ex FM Pangalos claiming Greece was tapping US-ambassadors

Once they belonged to the same political party, socialist PASOK. But now lawyer Agis Tatsis filed a law suit against his former socialist comrade for “exposing the country”. Just hours after former foreign Minister Theodoros Pangalos  claimed during a radio interview on Tuesday morning that “Greek intelligence service (EYP) was tapping US-ambassadors in Athens …

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Greek politicians’ assets declaration: damned poverty with real estate, bank deposits…

It’s not a secret that Greek politicians have a good life. This facts is being confirmed each and every year, when the Parliament publishes their assets declarations. 694 politicians were obliged to submit their declarations in 2012 and they refer to their wealth in 2011. Greek politicians are champions in …

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Ex Greek FM claims “we tapped US-ambassadors in Athens & Ankara” as media picture the super bug on US-embassy roof

The wonderful world of spying friends and foes is being unfolded with the NSA scandal, a world equipped with super modern surveillance units and lay light years away from the fictitious and exaggerated reports of Graham Greens’ local informants and spies. The NSA scandal reveals that US-friends have not only …

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Zizek’s “Gulags” turn Greek politics into …”Gulash”

There is Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek. He is apparently known for controversial comments triggering strong reactions. Whether Zizek has a weird sense of provocative humor or he believes what he says, I really cannot tell. And then there is Alexis Tsipras,  leader of left-wing SYRIZA, leader of main opposition party …

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Greece to Decrease Compensations to PM and Ministers, But Not to MPs

Greece’s alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras uploaded in open government a series of compensation cuts for the high-ranking officials of the country. The Prime Minister and the Parliament speaker, Ministers and alternate ministers will see their income been cut between 468 and 1,872 euro per month. The salaries for the …

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Elections: Greek Sells His Vote on eBay

Humour is the best way to overcome political frustration and economic despare. A Greek decided to symbolically sell his vote on the eBay. The seller makes a parody of the statement of deputy PM Theodoros Pangalos (PASOK) who claimed that the votes were on sale during elections in Greece. Indeed …

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Athens: National Day Parades Behind Iron Bars (Mar 24-25/12)

Athenians are stunned to see such draconian security measures during National Day parades. A large area in front of the Greek Parliament has been secured with railings in order to keep away potential troublemakers. The VIP tribune where the political and military leadership of the country take place has been guarded day and …

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Greek MPs Wealth Declarations Published on Internet (*sigh*)

The majority of Greek parliamentarians are wealthy. They have  real estate, bank deposits and investments. The so-called “pothen eshes”-declarations apparently stating the origins of wealth of 572 politicians have been posted online on the Greek parliament website, for all Greeks to admire. It is a tradition showing the politicians transparently …

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Greek PM – From “We pay back” to “Need a Breath”

Greek politicians’ slogans change in strict accordance to the country’s path to economic underworld. From the slogan “We ate together the public money” (deputy PM Pangalos) and you will pay everything back as expressed by PM Papandreou in “We will pay back every borrowed euro”  now Greeks are cheered to hear that the …

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