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Greek Elections Original: Party-Candidate Votes in Favor of Another Party

The candidate of far-right LAOS in Arcadia, Peloponnese, was angry at leader Giorgos Karatzeferis. So he casted a vote in favor of …extreme-right Chrysi Avgi although his name was in LAOS ballot paper. At May 6 elections candidate Konstantinos Panagakos managed to come second on the area as many voters …

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Scandal! Germany’s Financial Times Calls Greeks to Vote for ND

Unbelievable! Financial Times Germany (FTD) calls Greeks to cast their vote on Sunday in favor of pro-bailout conservative Nea Dimocratia! In the unprecendeted bold op-ed article with the title “Resist to the  Demagogue” Financial Times Deutschland claims this is its recommendation for the Greek voters on June 17.  “Greeks make a historical …

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Open Letter Against Neo-Nazi Party: “We Are All Greek Jews”

 The neo-Nazi party Chrysi Avgi Golden Dawn entered the Greek parliament this month. With its swastika-inspired emblem, Hitlerian salute, reference to Mein Kampf, antisemitic and racist ideology, Holocaust denial, violence against migrants, threats against journalists and personality cult, the party is the lineal heir of the German national-socialist party that …

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EU Leaders vs Greek Voters: Huge Gap, Dangerous Cliff

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti supports ND Antonis Samaras, French President Francois Hollande support PASOK Evangelos Venizelos. The two leaders of the Greek parties that definitely support the austerity bailout. At the same time a, while the country heads for fresh elections, Greeks have developed an allergy towards the austerity and the …

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Patras: 8 Policemen Injured after Chrysi Avgi Supporters Attack

Hand-to-hand fighting. Scenes of incredible ferocity as supporters of Chrysi Avgi attacked policemen with rafters, iron sticks, stones and fire bombs in Patras on Tuesday night. Unprecedented was the incident in which one protester stole a police motorcycle and fled to unknown direction. Video: stealing police motorcycle embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt According to local news …

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Greek Elections 2012: EXIT POLLS

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The EXIT POLLS on this specific blogpost refer to May 6 2012 Elections. The Exit Polls for June 17 2012 elections will be realeased at 7 pm – Greek time- today, and will be posted on a new blogpost. Check directly  KTG-Homepage at www.keeptalkinggreece.com. Exit polls of May 6 2012 …

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12 More Prostitutes Found HIV-Positive in Athens

Thank God there are elections in Greece from time to time. Then some ministers zealously try to make things work an dprove that they have earned the title they got. One of elections 2012 slogan has been ‘sweep downtown Athens’. A bit due to real interest, a bit due to …

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Greek Star Gets Headache from Too Much Thinking

Can you get a headache from too much thinking? Yes, you can! The winner of beauty contest, Miss Star Hellas 2010, Anna Prelevic  confirmed to magazine “Telerama” that she gets a headache from too much thinking. «I think about so many things that I often get a headache.” Unfortunately Prelevic did …

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Three People Dead While Trying to Escape FRONTEX Control

Three people found a horrible death and  four were seriously injured after the car they were in got fire while trying to escape a FRONTEX control.  Greek media report that local police for Illegal Immigration Enforcement and members of the European agency for the security of external EU borders FRONTEX had spotted a …

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Far-Right Extremes Harass PASOK Official During Election Campaign

The election campaign in Greece is getting more and more turbulent. After the protests last Thursday while PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos was delivering a speech, two more incidents occurred on Saturday. Members for far-right extremist Chrysi Avgi, started chanting “Thieves” against while former minister Petros Eythimiou was chatting with citizens in Maroussi, …

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Novelty? Rent-A-Cop. A Real Greek Cop….

Feel unsafe when you go to pick up money from your local bank? You could rent a trained guard from squads of  Greek Police EL.AS. For just 30 euro per hour. For additional 20 euro you could also be escorted by a policeman on a motorcycle or accompanied by a police dog. A …

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Rumors on Postponement of Greek Early Elections

The rumors about postponement of the early elections has been persisting since the last 48 hours. The rumor alerting millions of austerity-hit, debt-ridden and frustrated Greeks waiting to down vote several politicians, had almost a logical basis. While the government had said that the snap polls would be held around  the end …

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Greek Crisis: Welfare Bodies Close to Bankruptcy

” The financial situation in which Greece’s national insurance bodies find themselves is, to say the least, very serious. The organisations are the victims not only of the serious economic crisis in which Greece finds itself but also of the two-party system that has ruled the country for years and that …

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Anagnostakis: “Old Streets I Loved and Hated Endlessly…”

The previous post about Athenians and migrants searching for food in the garbage bins reminded me of this powerful poem by Greek existential poet Manolis Anagnostakis. It is called “Old Streets” (Δρόμοι Παλιοί). Pain and despair. And lost souls in the anonymity in a city that is dead… Anagnostakis may …

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