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Corfu: Jon Bon Jovi & Family for Summer Vacation in Greece (video)

That’s a good news for a change: one of my favorite singers,  Jon Bon Jovi came to Greece to spend summer vacations with his family. Local new sportal Corfuland.gr reported that he cruised the deep blue sea of western Greece and did some Ionian Islands hoping, on board of  luxury yacht, “C2”. …

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Halyvourgia Steel Plant: Working for Peanuts Amid Deep Recession?

 Prime Minister Antonis Samaras decided to apply the law. He sent riot police squads to open Halyvourgia in Aspropyrgos – a steel plant that halted its operation nine months ago, when the plants’ workers’ union went on strike to oppose reduced salary, enforced reduction of working hours and massive lay-offs. A …

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ECB Stopped Accepting Greek Bonds & Other Collateral

  The European Central Bank turned up the heat on Greece on Friday ahead of a review of its bailout programme, saying it would stop accepting Greek bonds and other collateral used by Greek banks to tap ECB funding, at least until after the review. The ECB move, which analysts …

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Taxing the Greek Orthodox Church? Archbishop of Athens Ieronimos Declares Transparency

Archbishop of Athens and all Greece Ieronimos decided to give a thorough answer to all these reports and publications appearing in international press about the “Taxation of the Greek Orthodox Church”. The letter addressed to Greek PM and the EU leaders aims to “restore the truth”, as it is said: Letter about …

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Greek Gov’t Partner Kouvelis: “The Risk of Bankruptcy Still Existent”

“The risk of bankruptcy in Greece is still existent,” Fotis Kouvelis, leader of Democratic Left and coalition government partner, warned on Thursday. Speaking to private Skai TV Kouvelis said, “It is an extremely difficult situation, we are in deep recession and nothing is given.” Talking about a comprehensive government plan for the next four …

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EU-Commissioner Reding: Germany Must Do More To Save Euro

EU Justice-Commissioner Viviane Reding called German major companies to do more to support the euro as they benefit enormously from the single market and the currency union. German business must to do more save euro: EU’s Reding Germany’s top companies and executives must do more to support the euro, EU’s …

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CEO of Greece’s Privatization Fund (TAIPED) Resigned

 CEO of Greece’s privatization fund (TAIPED) Costas Mitropoulos resigned on Thursday afternoon. According To Vima, Mitropoulos will officially submit his resignation on upcoming Monday and he will explain the reasons for his decision. The daily stresses on its online edition that Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wanted anyway to replace high-ranking …

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Greek Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Warning for Syria

Greek Foreign Ministry issued on Wednesday a travel advisory and asks Greeks to avoid travelling to Syria. Violence dramatically escalated on Wednesday night with at least 200 people killed after the assassination of the Defence Minister and two other top military officials. “Due to the rapid deterioration of the security situation in …

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