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repost: ERT solidarity letter from Portugal, signed by 78 personalities – incl ex president

KTG re-posts the “ERT solidarity letter signed by 78 personalities from Portugal” – incl a former president of the country -, after several people complained they could not open to read the post and got error message “Page not Found”.  LTG hopes it will work now. original post on June …

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IMF report: Austerity programs with 200% errors

 The International Monetary Fund finally realizes what every doctor would advise an overweight patient: that fast fiscal diets are too unhealthy and too dangerous for people – and governments.  That’s more or less the conclusion of IMF Economic Counsellor Olivier Blanchard and research-department economist Daniel Leigh, conclusion published on a working paper. …

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EU gets Nobel Prize …and lives happily ever after :)

Almost everyone went there. To Oslo, in Norway. More than 20 top EU leaders attended today’s awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union. The EU presidents, a lot of leaders of member-states. The EU sent three of its presidents ( van Rompuy, Barosso, Schulz) to collect the award …

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Prosecutor Charges Ex Proton-Banker Lavrentiadis With Fraud

A Greek prosecutor filed felony charges against prominent Greek banker and onwer of pharmaceutical companies Lavrentis Lavrentiadis over a financial scandal that has led to the demise of small lender Proton Bank, court officials said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Lavrentiadis, a high-flying businessman who started from the chemicals industry …

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Ireland and Greece will help to bail-out Portugal

That’s lovely and shows real solidarity among the impoverished  of the euro zone. After they got bailout themselves, Greece and Ireland are going to put on the counter their own part of their own bailout loan to bailout Portugal. Then Portugal, a country seeking now a €90 billion bailout, had …

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Wikileaks: US diplomatic pressures on Greek Politicians

I am so grateful sometimes that I am late on reporting about some issues as other journalists are quicker and sum up what I am kind of lazy to write about. This is the case of the latest Wikileaks diplomatic cables about Greek politicians and the media. American diplomats put pressure …

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US State Dept. designates Greek group as Global Terrorist

The US State Department has designated the Greek terror organisation “Sect of Revolutionaries” as Global Terrorist. In a press release, the State Dept. underlined  that the group will now be subject to restrictions and financial sanctions. The decision was taken by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton because the group’s “terrorist activities …

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