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Granny rescue after she abandoned crumbling home in Crete village (videos)

Fearing that her house would collapse due to erosion, a granny abandoned her home in a village in Crete and started to walk in the rugged mountainous area, between rocks, boulders, shrubs, mud, landslides and water streams. Her only aid was a crutch and a make-shift wooden stick. Granny Irene …

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Hot pursuit: Greek Coastguard against drug traffickers speedboat VIDEO

Greece’s coast guard uncovered an international ring that transported large quantities of drugs from Albania to Italy using high-speed boats. A video released by the Hellenic Coastguard shows the hot pursuit against drug traffickers’ speedboat. The coastguard’s drug-fighting unit said on Saturday it had arrested five Albanians and two Greeks …

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Molotov & teargas in Athens during big anti-austerity rally as 24h strike paralyses Greece (pcts, videos)

it was short around one o’ clock Thursday noon, when a raging crowd of some 60 people wearing hoods started to hurl molotov cocktail bombs at riot police squads around the Syntagma Square in downtown Athens during the big protest march against the pensions reform. Within minutes the raging crowd …

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Pensions Reform brings tractors to the streets: eggs and teargas as farmers threaten to “cut Greece into two” (picts, videos)

Farmers, cattle breeders, fishermen, milk producers, winegrowers, the whole productive sector of Greece, they are all down to the streets to express their opposition to the planned pension reform. From the north-east end of Greece down to the south in Crete, and from Thessaly and Peloponnese to Epirus and Corfu,  …

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“Je suis Charlie” tribute held in Athens and Thessaloniki

Carrying placards reading “Je suis Charlie” dozens of people paid a tribute to the victims of the satirical newspaper “Charlie Hebdo”, a days after the massacre that left 12 people dead and 10 injured. The solidarity meeting took place outside the French Institute in downtown Athens. Among the ordinary people …

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Golden Dawn shooting: Greek police releases gunman’s CCTV photos and pictures of the motorbike

Greek police released photos of  the gunman who shot down two Golden Dawn members and injured a third on on Friday. The photos are taken from security cameras (CCTV) in the area. Also pictures of the motorbike used by the perpetrators were released. According to police, the gunman is a …

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Αthens: crisis-hit jobless without home living in caves

Filopappoy hill lays opposite from Acropolis. A pice of wild nature in the middle of the city. With trees and bushes, and hidden paths and  several caves. Small holes inside the hill,  where Athens’ new poor have found shelter. Men and women who lost their job and home due to …

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Angela Gerekou: She woke up screaming, too

Angela Gerekou, fresh resigned Deputy Minister of Culture & Tourism, saw her political career and ambitions cracked at the door of Tax Office. Her classical beauty couldn’t prevent her foes within the governing party to expose her husband’s tax evasion dept. 5,500,000 Euro! They got rid of her within 24 hours. …

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