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Keratea: There is a war going on 50 km SE of Athens… (videos)

 In Ovriokastro village church bells rang, and sirens and megaphones called the residents to rush to the road blocks on the outskirts of the town. “We are getting attacked!” the voice was warning through the megaphones, while the shrilling sound of municipality sirens was sending waves of goosebumps to men …

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Greece’s Libya participation costs € 6,5 million per month

In an extremely difficult economic period for Greece, the country’s participation to operations against Libya cost just 6,5 million euros per month. “Therefore should the operations last three months the costs will amount 20 million euro” National Defence Minister Evaggelos Venizelos told the External Affairs & Defence committee of the Greek parliament. …

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Greek economy? Thanks for asking…

How is Greek economy doing?  Apart from the failure to combat tax evasion, to cut state spending by trimming the  state apparatus and to boost development to escape recession…. thanks for asking! A BBC survey conducted among Euro economists show no good ahead. Two-thirds of the 52 respondents forecast a default! “The …

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Malta stops Greek managed Tanker going to Libya

The Maltese government last Wednesday (March 23/11) intervened to stop a Libya-bound Malta flagged vessel laden with fuel ordered by the Gaddafi regime , The Sunday Times has learnt. The MV Breeze, a Greek managed tanker, was contacted and stopped by the Maltese authorities on route to the Libyan port …

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Greek Surgeon detained for 500 euro “Fakelaki”

A state hospital surgeon was arrested Monday afternoon in Thessaloniki and is to be charged with ‘ passive corruption” for taking 500 euros for a surgery. According to a complain filed by a patient’s wife the surgeon had demanded 500 euro ‘fakelaki’ in order to operate her husbands. The wife had informed …

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Greece – Libya: Limnos F451 goes, Themistoklis F465 comes

We have been reporting since last week that the Greek frigate “Limnos” has been patrolling in the waters between the island of Crete and Libya. Today the news came in, that “Limnos set sail from the Souda Bay, bound for waters between Libya and Crete”. Furthermore it has been said that “the …

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Greece: You won’t be able to pay cash for purchases over 3,000 as April 1, 2011

Tax evasion is the key problem to the revenues deficit of Greece and the increasing debt. While there is criticism that the government is unable to control the problem and the tax collection mechanism is , the Finance Ministry has thought out a plan that is going to file electronically all purchase. …

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I feel, there are no news today…

I feel, there are no news today.. or at least no important Greek news… or I just not feel like posting any news… or no news is good news… As I heard more than 80 Greek songs last night, I need some Jazz to find back myself :). The most divine composition ever Miles …

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Greece: Monster of Unemployment grows but Political leadership optimist

The monsterof unemployment in Greece is growing and threatens to get out of control. Concellor of private sector labor union GSEE, S. Robolis informed members of the Greek Parliament that unemployment is estimated to reach 22% at the end of 2011 and the number of jobless will reach 1,200,000 people. …

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Traces of radiation in Greece: No Reason for Concern, say Scientists

Atmospheric masses have transported particles of radiation from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors from Japan to Greece. However there is no reason for concern as the traces are minimal, say Greek Atomic Energy scientists. Greek Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE) announced that environmental checks during March 24-25/2011 showed traces of radiation (Iodine-131) …

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Athens: Animal Rights Activists throw paint at Fur Fair visitors

Greek Animal rights activists threw red paint at two women who wanted to visit the 1st International Fur Fair at Anthousa ExpoAthens. They also chanted “Murders!” to other visitors entering the premises.   The Activists had taken post with banners saying “Freedom to Those in Cages” and black flags since the morning …

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Greece: You know there is an economic crisis, when…

When your otherwise silent neighbors start quarreling…. When voices full of anger start coming through walls and stairways and a personal drama is taking place behind closed doors and windows… When a man yells “Think, I’m not looking for job?” and a woman shouts “Shhh, they can hear us!”  When the sounds of …

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