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Greek Citizens’ Protection Minister: “Hands off my wife and child”

Everybody was stunned in Greece listening to Minister for Citizens’ Protection, Christos Papoutsis, declaring  attacks against his family. While he was speaking at the Transparency Commission of the Parliament on Tuesday, Papoutsis said: “Warning all these immorals I say: hands off my wife and child”.  With reference to the recent verbal and physical …

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Sharp Drop in Athens Hotels Bookings After the Riots

A blow hit the Greek tourism at time when predictions were talking of double-digit increase of arrivals.  The blow came from the incidents and riots of last week and resulted into cancellations by Greece holidaymakers.  “The images of destruction, violence and lawlessness in the downtown Athens,  and especially the international …

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Roll Over Beethoven… ops! sorry! I meant “Greece”

 While things seemed settled with the  ‘rollover’ of Greek maturing bonds, here we go again, starting the discussion from point zero. The French proposal was slammed by rating agency Standard & Poor’s as “selective default”, while Moody’s  remained tight-lipped so far. The vehement denial of Greek rollover by S&P gave a strong …

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Austerity Summer: No Vacation for 6 out of 10 Greeks

“Vacations? Are you kidding me?” Elena answers my question with a question and busts into a loud laughter. The 35-year-old woman works at a supermarket, gets 700 euro cash in the hand at the end of every month.  “I can’t afford to spend one month’s salary in vacations this year” she …

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BILD: Greece to Blame for German Pensions Disaster!

Could stupidity and agitation make humans rich, some people were billionaires today. Greece’s best Yellow- Press-friend Bild newspaper, quotes this German professor H.W. Sinn , chief of Ifo Institute, claiming that Greece is to blame to German Pensions Disaster. Without any puncture-proof senseless Sinn claims with a loud shot in the …

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Greece’s Liquidation while “Assets Strippers” dancing around

The boys have started long ago to lick their lips unbrakedly. Rubbing their hands with a relentless shaking. Their shoes hit the floor with nervous impatience. Saliva running at the same pace the nude dancers of Folies Bergere move in front of them before the discovery of the miracle Viagra. Their eyes are …

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IS this the EU we wanted? I don’t think so…

The European road has its reached dead-end. Call it “Greek crisis”, call it “Euro crisis” the European leaders prove day in day out that they are not able to deal with this challenge. EU leaders live in their own happy-go-merry world with some aging EU-gentlemen ridiculte themselves by  claiming they are sexy. If …

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(UPD) Ex-Euro-zone Leaders Support EU New Deal Plan, EU Bonds – Declaration

FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- A group of former euro-zone government leaders support a plan for the euro-zone to issue its own bonds and implement a “New Deal” economic stimulus program similar to the one undertaken in the U.S. in response to the Great Depression, German news magazine Der Spiegel reports Sunday. …

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EU Juncker: Greek sovereignty to be massively limited

“From the first time I saw him I knew we would be together” said reportedly Charlene short before her marriage to the ruler of Monaco Albert II. Hours later and after the wedding she busted into tears. Was just  an emotional outburst that can happen to every bride around the world? …

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Guest Post: Greek Police Needs New Anti-Riot Strategy

The severe criticism against the Greek police EL. AS. and the behaviour of riot police does not ease up. Grave accusations against the Greek police are also raised by prosecutors and lawyers, who argue that ” the violent attacks by riot police, on the one hand put in danger the life demonstrators, while the other …

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Angry Greeks attack PASOK-Lawmakers over Austerity Vote (Videos)

Some governing party PASOK lawmakers had to experience on their own skin the citizens’ anger over the Mid-Term Austerity Programme. Just a couple of days after they voted YES, several lawmakers in Volos and Lamia, in Central Greece, became the targets of people’s outrage. Most ‘unlucky’ of all was MP Nikos Tsonis …

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“We Are All Greeks”: Spanish Solidarity Video

More than 80 comments are awaiting for moderation,  a full e-mail inbox, phone calls from friends, asking whether is ‘safe’ go to to downtown Athens. Yes, it’s safe, unless some kids play with tear gas and thus in the middle of the summer with rising temperature.  The pictures and footage documenting excessive …

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