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Greece: Finance Ministry G.S. resigns after Budget Revenues Shortfall

 A political bomb exploded in the hands of PM George Papandreou’s government after the General Secretary of Finance Ministry, Dimitris Georgakopoulos, submitted his resignation, apparently citing ‘personal reasons’. The government tries to downplay the resignation stressing that the resignation wasn’t due to political or management reasons. However in prime time news, Georgakopoulos …

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Greek youth: Champions without a Job – 39% Unemployed

Marina is 24 years old. One and a half years she got her diploma from the School of Economics. No matter how many CVs  she sent to several companies, Marina was unable to find a job up the present day. “I see no way out, no future” she say and turns …

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Djibril Cisse reveals his Tattoos…. WOW

After an appearance with a schick black long skirt, Djibril Cisse makes another gesture that for sure will positively surprise his fans in Greece and around the world. The handsome and WOW-built Panathinaikos soccer player became the new campaign  face of Jewlry and Accessories company “SoulFetish”.  For the purpose of …

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Mysterious Libyan VIP aircraft flies Athens FIR

A Libyan aircraft conducted a flight within the Athens FIR earlier today, coming from Tripolis. According to the filed fight plan it was heading to Cairo, Egypt. Greek media reported that the aircraft belongs to the Libyan airlines and claimed that the plane belongs to Muammar Gadhafi, a claim that could …

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Moody Moody’s downgrades Greece’s capital, Athens, as well

No, it’s not a joke! It’s bitter serious!  Rating agency Moody’s is very moody recently and downgrades whatever “Greek” crosses its way. So, beware to avoid a Moody and its small Moody’s, should you see one on the streets. Moody Moody’s will downgrade you personally by 3 notches and define …

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Moody’s: Losses of a possible Greece’s Default at 50%

One day after Moody’s downgrade by 3 nothes, Sarah Carlson, analyst at Moody’s Investors Services said that the losses of a possible default will be around 50% for creditors. Speaking to Greek economic portal Capital, Carlson said that “any estimation of losses in the event of a default would be speculative”. …

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Kastellorizo: What’s in the mind of Turkish FM Davutoglu?

That Ankara keeps an eye on the islet of Kastellorizo is not new. But Turkey’s insistence that the tiny island  should be left out of the bilateral exploratory talks is something I don’t like at all. Should we see it as an Ankara’s attempt to create a new ‘grey zone’? Not similarly to …

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(UPD) Athens Stock Exchange plunges a day after Moody’s downgrade

Athens Stock Market suffered the heaviest losses since the beginning of the year and plunged at -3.81% and banks down at 6,26% in the shadow of Moody’s downgrade. Athens Stock Exchange is on a falling course and banks experience massive liquidation a day after rating agency Moody’s downgraded Greece’s credit …

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Greece in International Women’s Day

I feel really touched and honored every 8th of March, when politicians, organisations and all possible and impossible people issue statements and remind me that the equality of men and women is only a written sentence in the book of constitutions in many countries .  I still get a lower salary than my male colleagues.    A …

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Moody’s downgrades Greece on beginning of Lent-What a great sense of humor!

The guys working at the rating agency Moody’s must have an extra ordinary sense of humor. On the Greek Orthodox Holiday “Clean Monday” marking the beginning of the Lent and the fasting before Eastern,  the Moody’s decided to enforce believers or not to go into a strict diet on the perspective of …

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Manolis Lidakis: One of my favorite Greek singers (videos)

Manolis Lidakis is one of my favorite contemporary Greek singers. He has an excellent voice with an even greater potential and he is a great interpreter. Then I believe, a good voice is not enough to make a great song or a great singer.  I have this CD “San palio krasi (Like old wine) …

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“Kathari Deytera” – Tradition of Lagana, Sea Food and Kites

Kathari Deytera or Clean Monday marks the end of Carnival and the beginning of the Greek Christian Orthodox Lent – the 40 days fasting until Eastern. What is the best way to celebrate the beginning of Lent? With plenty of Food! Ha! And Kites!   Traditionally the tables are covered with …

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