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UPD: Second Hand-Grenade Discovered Outside Private Skai TV

A hand-grenade was discovered outside private SKAI TV studios in Neo Faliro suburb of South Athens on Sunday noon. The grenade, apparently of  Russian defensive F1-type was discovered before it exploded. Explosive specialists, fire-brigades and anti-terror police were dispatched to Skai studios, while the traffic on surrounding streets and avenues was halted. According …

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Fake KKE Account Urges Twitter-Users to Vote for …SYRIZA

A provocative fake Twitter claiming to be from KKE triggered the rage of the Greek Communist Party as it urged people to vote for… SYRIZA. “We repeat, today we support and vote the people’s party. SYRIZA” fake @KKEgr said in a tweep.  General Secretary of KKE, Aleka Papariga denounced the fake account and talked …

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Greek Elections 2012: Final Results 100.00%

  Greek Elections 2012 – Here are the final results according  to Interior Ministry and voting processing system Singular Logic. The results refer to 100.oo% counting of the votes. From the 9,949,401 registered voters only 65,10% casted their votes. This has to do also with the fact the voters’ lists include those living abroad, …

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Samaras Returns Government Mandate to President

Leader of conservative Nea Dimocratia, Antonis Samaras, returns the mandate to form a coalition government after meeting with three political leaders proved fruitless. “There is no common ground,” Samaras told reporters after he concluded the meetings with potential government partners, just five hours after he was appointed. Samaras said that he called the …

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Kouvelis Rejects 3-Party Gov’ with ND-PASOK-DemLeft

Leader of Democratic Left, Fotis Kouvelis, implied he may be willing to a coalition government and seems as if he is in stand-by but depending on what other parties would agree upon. Speaking after the meeting with Samaras Kouvelis said, “A covered ND-PASOK government would not be in harmony with people’s …

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Venizelos to Samaras: 5 Conditions to Join Coalition Gov’

PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos tabled Antonis Samaras five conditions for the forming of a coalition government:  1. Coalition government with EU-oriented parties, especially SYRIZA, Democratic Left and ND.  2. PM to be a person of broader acceptance prefrably someone who fits the new order. 3. A minimum programme agreement, i.e. to …

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Tsipras Rejects Samaras Coalition Gov’ Offer

The meeting between the first and second winners of Greek elections 2012 ended in 24 minutes, making clear there was no common ground for a coalition government between conservative Nea Dimocratia and left-wing SYRIZA. “Samaras’ plan is opposite to ours, the austerity he signed for was rejected by majority,” Alexis Tsipras said after …

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Greek Elections 2012: Results as 99.10% of Votes Counted

With an unprecedented power angry and frustrated voters overturned the Greek political system right from the grounds. The results are not only a slap in the face of the bipartisanship of conservative Nea Democratia and socialist PASOK. It is also a strong message against the hardships of the Memorandum of Understanding, …

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Greek Elections 2012: IMF/EU Warn Next Government

Officials from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that Greece must adhere strictly to its austerity program–that includes taking new measures in June–signaling that there was little room for a new Greek government to renegotiate the country’s bailout terms. Instead, more than 60% of the popular …

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Greek Elections 2012: Results After Counting 1/3 of Votes

Greek Interior Ministry and Singular Logic votes processing system give the following results in rates and seats after counting 33,47% of votes. As of 11:00 pm: Nea Dimocratia 20.26% 112 seats SYRIZA 15.81% 48 seats PASOK 14.6% 43 seats INDEP GREEKS 10.32% 32 seats KKE 8.42% 26 seats Chrysi Avgi …

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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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Greek Elections 2012 Started with Minor Problems

Ballot boxes opened at 7 o’clock in the morning in more than 20,000 voting centres across the country. More than 9.9 million registered voters are called to elect the next government of the debt-ridden country. 32 parties are competing but polls suggested that 7 to 10 would enter the Greek …

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Greek Elections 2012 – Campaign Over, Now What?

The election campaing is over.  Both sides are exhausted. The voters due to the permanent bombing of political spots and endless discussions on radio and TV. The political parties and the candidates after a short but stressful and active three-weeks long campaign period. Decided voters are eager to go and …

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