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Olive branch wreaths from Greece to crown Boston Marathon winners

At the 36th Annual Wreath Ceremony, the Consul General of Greece, Stratos Efthymiou presented four olive branch wreaths to the Boston Athletic Association, which will be used to crown the winners of Monday’s 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. The wreaths are offered in the name of Stylianos Kyriakides a …

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Ex ND Justice Minister: Bribery is minister’s duties

Former Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou (ND) stunned Greeks when he openly admitted on Thursday that “kickbacks are among a minister’s duties.” The ex New Democracy minister was speaking live to state broadcaster ERT TV when he made this unbelievable statement. As the topic was the Novartis-Gate, Athanasiou was asked whether …

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Retired MPs claim €230,000-€360,000 each in pension returns

What if the average Greek pensioner is struggling to make ends meet with a monthly pension of 400, 500 or 600 euros? Greek lawmakers who most probably voted in favor of pension cuts in the first and second bailout agreement now vehemently demand restoration of their pensions which are normally …

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Greece’s middle-class lost 6% annual income in the crisis years

A global study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), released on Wednesday, shows that middle-class incomes in crisis-battered Greece for households hover from nearly 8,000 euros to just more than 21,000 euros per year, a figure amongst the lowest for European OECD member-states. The study, entitled “Under …

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