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Greek Elections 2012: Astrologists Predict About Political Leaders

As official opinion polls are banned and those leaked to the press or published at several websites are rather not reliable, astrology could be the alternative tool to predict the elections outcome. The super full moon on the night May 5th-6th 2012, occurring in the sign of Scorpio would be to blame …

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Elections Candidate Confused with Beggar and Gets Get ….Alms

A new candidate for a political party went to a local coffee-shop and started to distribute his business-card at the tables where village men were playing cards. The men were deeply focused on the game and didn’t raise an eye to see who is distributing the cards.. When the candidate approached again the …

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ND Elections Spot Angers Odysseas Elytis’ Heir

 Ioulita Iliopoulou got angry to see Nea Dimokratia using a picture and a verse of the great Greek poet and winner of 1979 Nobel Prize for Literature, Odysseas Elytis at the party’s main elections spot. “Elytis belongs to all Greeks and cannot be claimed by any political party” Iliopoulou, the guardian …

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Greek Elections: Dirty Games with Fake Opinion Polls

The election campaign ends today, the political parties are to hold their last meeting, and candidates to appear for the last time in the mass media. The Greek voter is supposed to get a 24-hour break from the bombardment of the ‘promises’ and ‘dilemmas’ (euro or drachma?) in order to contemplate …

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Greek PM Papademos to Return to Academia After Elections

Greece΄s technocrat prime minister Lucas Papademos plans to resume his academic career after a snap election on May 6, a senior government official said, having secured a second bailout for the country. According to Reuters, a former vice president of the European Central Bank, Papademos took over as leader of …

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PM Papademos: These Elections Decide About Greece’s Future

Caretaker prime minister of Greece and ex-banker Lucas Papademos made a crucial statement, just a few days before Greeks rush to voting booths. “The elections willl decide on the future of the country,” Papademos told to his government cabinet ministers on Wednesday.   “In a few days we will hand out …

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Solidarity Action: 12 Hours for Greece, May 16/12

An event to show solidarity with Greek people in times of crisis is organized in Brussels on May 16, 2012. “12 Hours for Greece, is a unique way to discover Greece, its culture, its food and its people !! Objectives  to combat stereotypes , on the occasion of a cultural …

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Papandreou to TIME: “We Were a Lab Rat, An Experiment”

The Greek prime minister who took the country to the IMF, George Papandreou gave an interview to US-based TIME magazine. Talking about Greece to had become the first euro zone country to be forced to accept painful austerities in exchange for bailout loans, Papandreou told TIME, “I think it couldn’t have been avoided. We …

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Athens Homeless: Voters of a Lesser God

That’s an interesting report about the homeless in Athens, published by Greek blog PrezaTV short before the elections on May 6th. The report is in so far worth reading, because it demonstrates a weak point of the pre-elections campaign: that not one political party running for the elections contest addresses a permanent …

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