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German FinMin: We Are Greece’s Scapegoats

Germans are Greeks’ scapegoats, Greeks are looking for scapegoats for their own mistakes, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told CBS News in an interview that will broadcast on April 8th 2012. Further he said, it might be good if the snap polls were postpone. And trying to calm down Greeks speaking …

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UPD: Greek Police Beats Journalists & Photo-Reporters (video)

UPDATE: The President of Greek Photo-Reporters Union, Marios Lolos is set to undergo brain surgery due to injury he suffered after beaten by riot police. According to the Photo Union,  Marios Lolos was submitted to the hospital with  “with traumatic brain injury caused by baton (fractured skull-impressed), injury which requires surgical …

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Greek Shipyard Revolutionizes Labour: Rotating Work Once per Week

Workers at Skaramanga Shipyards were stunned to hear the radical changes in their working schedules. The Arab-German management of the Shipyards decided to revolutionize the workers’ lives: As of 18. April 2012 workers will have to work in rotation one day per week and thus for a period of three months! At least 1,000 …

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Obama Triggered a Greek-Turkish “Food Crisis”

US President Barack Obama had no idea, he could trigger a Greek-Turkish food “crisis”, when he expressed his enthusiasm over a tasteful bite of “Greek Baklava” – a sweet pastry full of nuts among the layers and soaked in syrup. Turks claim “Baklava” is Turkish and so is “simit” they say. Simitis a …

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Cynical Politicians Comment on Christoulas’ Suicide

The majority of the Greek politicians, including PM Lucas Papademos, found some words of sympathy to Dimitris Christoulas, the retired pharmacist who committed suicide  behind a tree at Syntgama Square on Wednesday morning. The bullet the 77-year-old man planned in his head and the hand-written note he left behind invoking the economic …

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Greek Police Injured TV-Reporter During Protests

A riot policeman hit Greek journalist Rena Maniou from private Antenna TV and threw her on the sidewalk where she hit her head. Maniou was taken to the emergency of a nearby hospital. Also journalists from state broadcaster NET and newspaper reporter Dionysis Vythoulkas (To Vima)  were violently pushed away by the riot …

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Pharmacies Closed in Athens & Piraeus, Apr 5/12

Pharmacies in Athens and Piraeus are closed on Thursday, 5. April 2012, due to protest rally. Greek Pharmacists Association called the owners of 6,000 pharmacies to join the rally outside the building of EOPPY, the National Health Service Agency, in Maroussi suburb of northern Athens. EOPPY was established three months ago as …

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Athens: Suicide Man Leaves Behind Shocking Note

 In a sharp political  -and for some even “shocking” –  tone the man who committed suicide just a couple of meters away from the Greek Parliament in the heart of Athens on Wednesday morning explained the motives for his desperate act. In a hand-written note, retired pharmacist D.X., 77, spoke …

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Rumors on Postponement of Greek Early Elections

The rumors about postponement of the early elections has been persisting since the last 48 hours. The rumor alerting millions of austerity-hit, debt-ridden and frustrated Greeks waiting to down vote several politicians, had almost a logical basis. While the government had said that the snap polls would be held around  the end …

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USA Grants Military Aid to Greece: 400 Abrams M1A1

 Greece Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos stoke a deal with his American counterpart, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: USA will grant to Greece 400 used  Abrams M1A1 tanks and tracked vehicles including 700 personnel carrier type M113. The army material will come from the stocks of the U.S. Army and it will be …

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