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Municipality workers donate food for Greek FinMin’s needy mother

Potatoes, onions, rice, beans and fave beans, pasta, oil, vinegar, raki, rabbits, chicken and fresh eggs: baskets full of goodies. Collected by municipality workers  for the mother and mother-in-law of Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras. The protesting unionists had found an ironic way to respond to Stournaras who had claimed …

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“F**k This – I’m Off to Greece” Charity Campaign Raffles Vacation to Greece

One could claim the slogan of the charity campaign “F**k This – I’m Off to Greece” is not what it should be. Too rude? Too shocking? But that’s creativity, folks, no matter what. I personally think it is very original, it is for a good cause and thus for “Doctors …

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Donations Needed to Send Dead Pakistanis Home

Members of Greece’s Pakistani community are seeking to raise money to send home the bodies of two Pakistani men who died last Friday while trying to save an elderly couple from a car trapped on a railway track in Kryoneri, north of Athens. Hamayun Anwar, 18, and Wakar Ahmed, 32, …

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Donations to Help Greek State with Debt-Crisis Reached 5 Million Euro

Almost 5 million euros has been deposited in a bank account opened in May 2010 to collect donations to help pay off Greece’s debt, it was revealed on Thursday. The account was opened after a proposal by Parliament Speaker Filippos Petsalnikos in May 2010, when Greece asked the European Union …

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VAT 23%? KTG Accepts Beer Donations

Beer prices got incredible high due to latest VAT hikes at 23%. A half-liter tin can costs €1.38 at super-market and €1.80 at the kiosk. KTG refuses to pay these prices. But the blog that brings Greek realities to foreigners, dares to accept beer donations!  Damned be the beer craving after the latest VAT …

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