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Greek “untouchables” …touched: a scandal per day keeps the crisis away?

Hardy has the button “publish” been pressed and a new financial scandal breaks out. Slowly but surely we have lost control over the counting” how many prominent and less prominent Greeks have been arrested, how many of them are free on bail, how many of them are remanded custody, how …

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Did Greece feel the good vibrations of 2014? Hm….

New Year is here. Whether it will turn happy or unhappy, it’s still to be shown. We have 354 days ahead to confirm what our friends have wished and what the horoscopes predict. That’s on the personal level. On national level nothing changed even though I took the Prime Minister’s …

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Volos: desparate parents urge Greek PM to foster their children

In a symbolic action, at least fourty parents from Volos, urged the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and the Parliament Speaker to adopt or foster their children. The members of the local association of families with three children in Almyros symbolically signed adoption papers agreeing that their children …

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Bad day for Greek PM: trip to Baku cancelled, opposition SYRIZA leads in opinion polls

The trip of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku, lasted only 15 minutes. Shortly after taking off from Elefsina military airport, the Greek Number One Air Force showed some technical breakdown in the flight system, the pilots decided to take the Samaras and his assistants …

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Samaras in Berlin – Merkel sees light in the Greek tunnel

“Germany will do everything it can to help Greece for a successful EU presidency,” said German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a joint press conference with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. “We are beginning to see light in the tunnel ,” she concluded stressing that Germany supports the tough decisions in …

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Samaras’ government wins censure motion, loses one seat in Parliament

Greece’s coalition government conservative Nea Dimocratia and socialist PASOK survived the censure motion submitted by left wing SYRIZA, but lost one seat, after a government lawmaker voted in favor of the vote of no confidence. Samaras’ government is left with a very thin majority of 154 seats in a parliament …

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SYRIZA files censure motion against Greek gov’t after ERT police raid

Main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA filed a censure motion of no confidence against the coalition government of Samaras’ Nea Dimocratia and Venizelos’ PASOK just hours after riot police stormed the headquarters of shutdown ERT and removed the fired personnel. The motion deals with two main issues: deadlock in economy and …

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In other Greek news: let’s talk about debts and troubles…

In other Greek news: The Troikans Poul Thomsen (IMF) and Matthias Morse (EU) had to leave the building of the Greek Finance Ministry from a back door. Cleaning personnel on “mobility scheme” and Development Ministry personnel protesting the dismissal of their colleagues had blocked the main entrance of the ministry …

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Greeks cheer as PM Samaras announces: Free Wi-Fi for all

Greek Prime Minister has a dream. A vision on how to help young unemployed Greeks to deal with the debt crisis. With his powerful intuition to feel the pulse and read the most secret wish of jobless Greeks Antonis Samaras made a promise in public: to give the folk what belong to folk. …

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Greek PM Samaras calls Golden Dawn “Successors of the Nazis”

The long awaited statement of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on the murder of left musician Pavlos Fyssas by a member of extreme-right Golden Dawn was transmitted to the public at 13:00 on Thursday. Samaras’ reaction came long time after international reactions like from the Council of Europe, the European …

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Greek PM Samaras: Greece will recover by 2019

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has said the debt-ridden country could return to pre-crisis living standards within six years. “According to most [experts], we will not need a couple of decades, not a couple of generations, but only six years,” he said in a speech. He was speaking in Rome …

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Samaras: primary residence of ‘socially weak’ will be shielded against foreclosure

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras seems determined to protect the socially weak from losing their home due to foreclosure. After a meeting with his coalition partner and deputy PM Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK), the prime minister announced that “The primary residence of the socially weak citizens and those proven that due …

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