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Greeks protest Animal Abuse

The news always “electrocutes”  the animal lover: it is about a dog set on fire or hanged on a tree,  about neighborhood cats being poisoned,  about pets abandoned with no food or water on a balcony, kitten and puppies thrown in the garbage container, an animal hit by car and left …

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Averof: How an armored cruiser becomes a ship model!

How an armored cruiser becomes a ship model…. The idea for this post came from my pal Giannis! Watching the pictures of the creation process reminded me of my brother, who used to spend endless hours on  ship modeling See the whole process of creating a ship model from a …

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Sudden Winter Outbreak in Greek Labor Market!

I have been complaining the whole day about the heat-wave in Athens. A heat that went even higher as Greece bet Nigeria in Mundial 2010. But now, as we head towards evening, temperature drops. Not much, but enough to let me sit on a comfort chair and enjoy my plants and flowers on …

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The Greek Patient: Hospitals' Supplies Shortages

FATAL SHORTAGES IN GREEK HOSPITALS – SUPPLIERS BLACKMAIL THE GOVERNMENT IS THERE A WAY TO ESCAPE BRIBERY? Man carries away his Greek Patient wife from a state hospital after doctors and nurses attempted to steal her gauzes Greek Hospitals… a place to avoid The pictures in the greek state hospitals has always …

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Greeks Protest Prices at Super Market!

Unprecedented scenes unfolded in a big Super Market downtown Katerini (Central Greece), when some 50 people, arriving simultaneous at payment counters asked for a 15% discount. As expected the management of the Super Market refused to grant the requested discount. And what did the consumers do? They simply walked out …

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Greek Court Rules: Sheep to Turn Night Lights On – Video

 Instructions for Greek Shepherds! How to put night lights on your sheep! Watch video! THE COURT DECISION: Greece’s  Supreme Court in No. 606/2010 decision rules that the shepherd, who has no visible lights at the beginning and end of the sheep flock  moving at night on the road,  is partly …

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wwww.corruption.gr – Important VIDEO below

If it is not a “communication trick” … then it is serious … because it is official. The Greek Ministry of Finance released a statement yesterday stating that according to a preliminary investigation, 70 employees to the Ministry have an average of real estate holdings worth of  €1,2 million, while …

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Greece:Pension Reform Bill-Shocking Changes on the Way

Five new changes in Pension Reform Bill are required by the EU/ECB/IMF-troika, currently in Athens for consultation with the Minister of Labor. Speaking yesterday morning in ANT1 (the TV show “Good Morning Greece), Labor Minister Andreas Loverdos said that the troika, fearing a possible collapse of the Pensions/Insurance Institutions, calls …

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“Turkish Angels” to Aid Debt-Driven Greeks!

story contributed by Blog-Fan “A.G.” ————————————————————————- Are you one of the million Greeks hit by the economic crisis? Are you unable to pay back your loan? Are you threatened by unemployment? Are you uncertain about your future? No need to worry anymore! “Turkish Angels”  have  opened their wings and I …

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Greece: Maria has committed a ‘financial crime’…

Maria P., 75, has just completed an angiogram and an ECG test at a private hospital in Athens. Angio and ECG are part of some eight to ten medical tests she has to undergo in order to find the reason for her “thing”. “I get a… thing” she says, “and …

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"Sundays will never be the same…"

Paraskevi Zoulia                          Aggeliki Papathanasiou Nontas Tsakalis photos sources: several blogs “Sundays will never be the same” wrote in internet Kostas T. , a friend of Nontas. Notas, Paraskevi and  pregnant Aggeliki are the tragic victims of the fatal arson of Marfin Bank on 5/05/10. According to forensic evidence the three …

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Shock, Anger and Grief

Shock, Anger and Grief Mourning families, mourning friends, mourning colleagues, mourning folks. A whole nation grieves the painful and tragic death of the three bank employees. A whole nation cannot recover from the shock from  the cowardly murder of three employees of Marfin Bank. Epameinondas Tsakalis, 36, Paraskevi Zoulia, 35, …

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3 Dead at Marfin Bank:Tragedy – Crime – Negligence

Schocking Picture Three bank workers lost their life and four were injured in the fire at the MARFIN EGNATIA Bank after protesters hurled molotov cocktail bombs amid a huge demonstation against harsh cuts in salaries and pensions and tax increases. Pictures and Videos shot by demonstrators highlight the dramatic moments …

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BREAKING NEWS – 3 DEAD due to Molotov cocktail at Bank

from troktiko.blogspot.com According to international media and Greek Sky TV THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN A BLAZE that broke out at MARFIN EGNATIA BANK, on Stadiou Street, downtown Athens. The fire started when demonstrators hurled  Molotov cocktail fire bombs at the Bank. SKY-TV reports that the 3 bank employees were …

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Protesters harrash ex- chairman of Greek Parliament

Young 1st May protesters attacked former chairman of  Greek Parliament and member of governing party PASOK, Apostolos Kaklamanis, while he was walking through the shopping gallery Korai downtown of Athens.  According to media reports, the protesters surrounded Kaklamanis, insulted him and threw bottles against him. Kaklamanis managed to flee the  gallery  and rush …

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