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Athens Suburb: Why Was a Municipality Police Chief Arrested?

Greek authorities finally caught the responsible for the huge Greek debt: the head of a municipality police in one of the Northern suburbs of Athens. The man was arrested for allegedly embezzlement. The police chief was  filling with gasoline his own motorcycle registering the bill to a municipality police.. motorcycle. “Police …

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Athens: Man, 75, Dies from West Nile Disease

A 75-year-old man is the first victim of the West Nile disease in the Greek capital – A virus infection transmitted through “tiger” mosquitoes. The man was been hospitalized with encephalitis at the Intensive Care Unit of “Ippokratio” hospital. The man was a resident of the city centre, Greek media …

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Israeli President Shimon Peres to Visit Athens in August

Israeli President Shimon Peres will pay a historic visit to Greece in August, online daily Proto Thema exclusively reported citing diplomatic sources. Peres’ visit, the first official visit of an Israeli President to Athens,  follows the visit of Greek President Karolos Papoulis to Israel in July 2011. Peres will meet his …

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Patras/Achaia: Several Areas in State of Emergency Due to Wildfires

 The areas of Ano and Kato Kastritsi, Argyra, Sellia and Platani in the Achaia prefecture, Western Peloponnese, have been declared into a state of emergency after wild fires broke in the early morning on Wednesday. Firefighters struggle to extinguish the fire, while residents of several communities are fleeing as flames threaten their …

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Greek Gov’t Hires an Army of 49 General Secretaries

A miracle happened overnight. The Greek government swelled and doubled itself.. After several days of consultations between the coalition government partners Nea Dimocratia, PASOK and Democratic Left, the names of the General Secretaries assigned to the country’s ministries were announced: An army of 49 people!  9 more than the 40 ministers. …

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Newspaper Claims the Island of Ikaria Wants to Be Part of Austria

Bad taste? Extreme shortage of brain cells? I really can’t tell. Most likely it was boredom and a vivid fantasy. And maybe even a threat of work place loss should the journalist won’t come with a sensational story.  But one thing is clear:  dumbness has no borders! This time stupidity hit right on …

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