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Greece’s 10.5-km long fence against illegal immigration is ready

Greece has completed the barbed-wire fence at its North-East borders to Turkey. With 10,365 meter length and 4 meter height the fence extends all along the land borders, from  Kastanies posting until the Evros river. According to Greek officials, the fence cannot be climbed without mechanical means. Of course, illegal immigrants …

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EU Task Force Reforms-Report costs Greek taxpayers €3 Million per year

The European Union Task Force under the leadership of Horst Reichenbach issued its 2012 report for Greece. In the 40-page report, tax collection deficiencies top the list of key issues that need to be met in order to reduce the government debt. Praising Greece for already making some progress, the Reichenbach-staff …

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Troubles ahead as pharmacists, EOPYY and state hospital doctors go on strike (Dec17-19/2012)

Pharmacists will launch a 48-hour strike December 17-18th 2012 to protest the non-payment of outstanding debts by the Greek health ministry. At the same time, they continue to refuse handing out prescription medicine on credit. Millions of insured Greeks see themselves obliged to pay from their own pockets for prescription medicine …

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Golden Dawn members attack and beat SYRIZA MP

Members of extreme right-wing Golden Dawn attacked and beat Dimitris Stratoulis, MP of left-wing SYRIZA outside OAKA football stadium Sunday evening in Athens. According to Stratoulis, he was approached by three men who told him they were members of Chrysi Avgi (Golden Dawn). “They told me they were memebrs of …

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Lesvos: Tragedy offshore with at least 20 dead migrants

Greek coast guards are still in search of  four children, two women and one man, all passengers of the fatal boat that capsized off shore Thermi area on the island of Lesvos causing the death of at least 28 people.  So far coast guards have retrieved the bodies of 20 men either from the sea or …

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Taxes – Christmas Tree 0:1

Instead of writing about the unpleasant new taxation system submitted to the Parliament, I rather go buy a Christmas tree…. 🙂 There is time for taxes, later today.  

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Megara: Roma boy, 12, found slaughtered

The slaughtered body of a 12-year old Roma boy was found by passersby in “Vlychos” area of Megara, in Viotia prefecture of Greece. According to Greek police, the body of the unlucky boy had wounds in the abdomen, chest and neck caused by a knife. It is not known whether the …

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Taxi driver fined €14,000 for failing to pay highway tolls

A Greek court  fined a tax driver with 14,000 euro for failing to pay highway tolls. The tax driver crossed 73 times the toll posts of Rio, Zevgolatio and Elefsis for 1. July 2011 until 30. August 2012 without paying the toll fees. The consortium of Olympia Odos, the company …

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