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Juncker, Trichet, Draghi, Lagarde, DSK & the other kids of MoU-block to testify in Greece’s Loan Agreements inquiry

Applaud! Excellent Idea! Former ruling and coalition government partner, Socialist PASOK proposes that all responsible for the two Memorandum of Understanding (Loan Agreements) and the Greek Bond swap (PSI) should testify in front of the parliamentary committee investigating the conditions and implementations of the agreements with the lenders. In a …

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PM Tsipras & IMF Lagarde talk tax revenues and tax evasion

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a phone conversation with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Wendesday. Tsipras and Lagarde talked about the Eurogroup agreement of February 20th, the reforms list as well as tax revenues and tax evasion. Largarde reportedly told Tsipras that the so-called Lagared-List was not properly used …

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IMF’s Lagarde: “I got death threats when I talked about Greece and its taxes”

Head of International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde revealed that she received death treats when she talked about Greece and the failure of paying taxes in the past. Speaking to Financial Times, Christine Lagarde may be more cautious nowadays but yet; for one more time she criticized “the shipping industry” and …

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Athens: Self-made devices explode outside homes of five journalists

 UPDATE: an organization that appears for the firt time claimed responsibility for the attacks. In a statement uploaded in athens-indimedia, the organization calling itsself “Cycles of violators/Cell of lawlessness lovers” claimed responsibility on Friday evening. Statement here but in Greek. Self-made devices exploded outside the homes of five well-known journalists …

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Lagarde “missed” ex Greek FinMin Papaconstantinou in text message

 These are touching moments among eurozone finance ministers. According to UK daily the Guardian, Christine Lagarde sent an sms to her Greek counterpart George Papaconstantinou in summer 2011 – short after he was replaced from the post of Finance Minister. “We miss you!” Lagarde apparently wrote to the Greek finance minister who …

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HOT DOC Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis Acquitted by Athens Court

 Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis has been acquitted by an Athens court on Thursday night in a trial that lasted almost ten hours. The prosecutor had raised charges against Vaxevanis for breaching privacy after he published the names of 2,000 suspected tax evaders in his magazine HOT DOC. Vaxevanis was arrested last Sunday. …

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Veteran Journalist Spyros Karatzaferis Arrested by Greek Police

Veteran journalist Spyros Katatzaferis was arrested in the ealy morning hours of Wednesday on his way home after a live-broadcast on a private television channel. First reports claimed that “he was arrested due to outstanding constributions to insurance funds and for an older court decision that had charged him with libel.” …

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Parliament of the Absurd: Austerity Bill passed with 154 votes

With 154 votes the omnibus bill with 1000+1 austerity measures was approved late on Friday night. In the first important vote after the elections, SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government did not manage to persuade all of its lawmakers to vote in favor. The ‘defiant’ MP was from ANEL.        White nights in …

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PM Tsipras Speech at the European Parliament I + II

Below are the two speeches at the Plenary Session of the European Parliament on July 8th 201. The first text is Tsipras’ opening speech and the second after several MEPs took the floor launching an unprecedented  attack against the Greek Prime Minister. Tsipras opening speech Thank you very much Mr. …

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