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New Democracy expels member for saying PAOK supporters are “Bulgarians”

New Democracy expelled Elli Papaggeli on Tuesday morning after the model and member of ND Youth organization ONNED claimed in a controversial post n her social media account that PAOK supporters were “Bulgarians.” The ND branch in Thessaloniki said in a statement that “such divisive statements affect all Greeks and …

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Court dismisses jail sentence for satirical blogger “Elder Pastitsios”

The legal adventures of satirical Greek blogger “Elder Pastitsios” (Geron Pastitios) are over.  The Three-Member Misdemeanors Court decided to trigger Article 8 of Law 4411/2016, which eliminates criminal liability for misdemeanors and minor offenses that were committed until 03.31.2016 and threatened with imprisonment up to two years. Philippos Loizos, aka …

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Greece officially complains to Germany about Schaeuble’s insult

Greece officially complained to Germany about an insulting statement by Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble about his counterpart Yanis Varoufakis. The complain was verbal and was submitted by “the Greek ambassador to Berlin to the German Foreign Ministry on Tuesday evening,” Greek Foreign Ministry spokesman Konstantinos Koutras told journalists on Thursday. …

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Released Golden Dawn MPs kick reporters, swear and threaten journalists

Greek media were surprised to see Ilias Kasidiaris walking out of the Supreme Court building this morning without comment. The Golden Dawn MP is notorious for his loud voice, insutlting comments and verbal attacks, where his hands get very active as well, like in the case where he punched a female KKE …

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Greek Journalist Fined €25,000 for Calling Merkel a ‘tart’

Yiorgos Trangas, the radio journalist who referred to the German chancellor as the “tart of Berlin” during a live broadcast was fined 25,000 euro. Trangas, who was described by German DER SPIEGEL as ‘cult figure’ has been ‘fighting’ through his radio and television show against the “German Economic Occupation” since Greece sought the …

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