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350 Greeks attempted to commit suicide due to economic problems

More and more Greeks are driven to desperate actions due to the never ending economic crisis. The National Federation of Consumers’, Borrowers’ and Citizens’ Protection issued a statement stating that in the last 16 months more than 350 people attempted to commit suicide due to economic problems. Revealing picture of …

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Crete: US military buildup in Souda Bay

A US military buildup is taking place at the Souda Bay on the Greek island of Crete as Muammar Gaddafi keeps bombing his own people and there is no sign of a peaceful solution. US Navy amphibious assault ships USS Kearsarge and USS Ponce are expected to arrive at Souda …

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Poll: 8 out of 10 Greeks ‘pessimist’ about the Economy

Eight out of ten Greeks declare, they are “pessimist” as far as the course of economy in general and their own economic situation in particular. In a poll conducted by the Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry with the title “Economy Barometer” 1,000 Greeks through out the country were asked between …

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Greeks protest outside ex Prime Minister’s Residence (video)

Some hundreds people gather Thursday afternoon in Athens downtown to protest outside the  residence of former prime minister Costas Simitis. Anagnostopoulou street in noble district of Kolonaki  was clogged by masses of old and young who shouted their frustration about the austerity measures. Lifting umbrellas and walking sticks they shouted slogan like …

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(Upd) Horses starving in Hell Farm on Crete

UPDATES: there are some unofficial updates on the horses. Apparently 7 of them, those in worst condition,  are in a safe environment now and their health conditions is being monitoring by rescue vets. Hopefully there will be some official reporting on the issue soon – Thanks for your interest on …

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Serious Equipment Shortages in Greek Police

The tragic killing of two policemen by criminals disclosed a series of equipment shortcomings and lack in funding for the DIAS patrol units on motorcycles. Hellenic Police (EL.AS) pinned the Finance Ministry for poor funding as in a statement revealed that 352 motorcycles are in disuse and that there are deficiencies even in …

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Prof. Rogoff: Greece Debt Restructure Inescapable

I have been trying for quite some time to find out why I smoke more in the morning than the rest of the day. Now, I think, I know. Because of the crap and self-repeating news I read in the morning… In fact, I’m fed up with the pressure some …

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US Ass. Sec. Gordon denied military operation against Libya pending – US Fleet piles up

 US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Philip Gorden denied that a military operation against Libya was pending. Gordon, currently in Greece, noted that extra US naval assets were ordered to the Mediterranean Sea in order to deal whatever contingencies arise.  “We’re simply preparing for what may be …

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My Prefect Greek Cheese-Spinach Pies for Lazy!

I think it’s high time to post a food recipe – some blog visitor has even complained that “he will have to eat my Christmas stuff until Eastern” if I don’t add new recipes…. I think his complain reached me four weeks ago lol. On the occasion of possible Carnival …

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A Purrrfect Patriot: Cat stands upright for Greek National Anthem (video)

A male cat, soaked with ultimate patriotic spirit, stands upright to his back legs and stays still upon listening to the Greek National Anthem! I even suspected that at a point, he tried to salute military in order to display outmost respect. If that’s not Purrrrrfect…. Video uploaded in YouTube by stratios1   OK, that’s …

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Greek Cyber-Crime dept prevented 19 suicides in Jan, Feb 2011

The Cyber or Electronic  Crime Department of  Greek police in Attica prefecture succeeded in preventing 19 suicides attempts that occurred in January and February, the specialized police unit announced. According to the statement the suicide intentions were indicated through the internet, in social media pages or chat rooms and forums.   …

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