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Prosecutor files felony charges against private vocational school owner

An Athens prosecutor filed felony charges against the chairman and owner of  private vocational training group IEK XYNI, his wife and his daughter. The charges brought against the Xyni family followed an investigation about forged social security clearence, debts to social insurance fund and a series of tax offenses. Prosecutor Popi Papandreou …

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Holiday spirit not strong enough to hinder 3 Greeks from commiting suicide

The holiday spirit in our debt-ridden and austerity-hit country was not strong enough to hinder three Greek men from putting end to their lives. On Saturday a 42-year-old actor hanged himself suicide in his parents’ home in Volos. Dimitris Vogiatzis was known to Greeks through his appearance in many television serials and theater performances. …

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From 2012 to 2013: a soft transition

It was a soft, quick transition from 2012 to 2013. It lasted less than a second, less than a breath. We turned the lights off and let the new year step in. Light returned and brought kisses and exchanges of wishes. Cutting of Vasilopita, the traditional New Year’s cake with the …

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