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“I’m happy to be alive,” says Greek director Costa Gavras on the news of his “death”

Greek and international media including news agencies like Associated Press and mainstream media like NY Times fell victim of a hoax claiming that prominent Greek film director Costa Gavras had died. The hoax was posted on social media on Thursday afternoon. “I am happy to be alive,” prominent Greek director …

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#TAMAM Erdogan’s Enough!-Challenge backfires, millions Turks tell him to go

Turkish President Recep Tayyiyp Erdogan had obviously not thought much when he challenged the Turkish people saying “If one day our nation says ‘enough,’ then we will step aside.” The magic sentence with the crucial key word “Enough” – Tamam in Turkish- was spoken out during his speech in the …

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Erdogan attempts worldwide censorship on social media & blogs

The lawyers of Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan sent a Turkish Court decision to Twitter and demanded that Greek Graphic designer @JoDiGraphics removes a graph of Erodgan he has created and uploaded on Twitter in October 2015! Stop killer Erdogan #Ankara #AnkaraBombing "Δολοφόνε Ερντογαν" φωνάζουν οι διαδηλωτές στην Αγκυρα pic.twitter.com/dCLSaIGEqc …

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Yassou, Hugh Jackman! Hollywood sails the Aegean Sea

All the way from Australia to Greece and from Sydney to Delos. The tiny island in the Aegean Sea, the mythological birthplace of Apollo, the island with one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece. Right next to cosmopolitan Mykonos. Movie star Hugh Jackman is on holidays in Greece, …

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Tsipras sends his first Tweet as Prime Minister

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sent his first tweet from his new account on Twitter Tusday evening. A kind of oath or something in front of the social media community. He wrote: “I assure you in my honor and conscience that I will always follow the Constitution and the laws, I …

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“Dr House” Hugh Laurie congatulates SYRIZA, Tsipras thanks

This is one of the more fun congratulations messages left-wing SYRIZA received upon winning the Greek elections. Who cares if Russian president or the President of the European Parliament sent their diplomacy-motivated messages…. This one is we like more 🙂   Bravo Syriza! Must feel like they've just won a …

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Twitter bird vs Holy Spirit: ND candidate protests SYRIZA poster

Have you been thinking all of the time that the symbol of social media Twitter is a “chirping bird” tweeting 140-characters long? Well, I have bad news for you. You have been wrong all of the time. Then according to conservative Nea Dimokratia,  the fluffy Twitter bird has allegedly some connection …

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Greek Police releases footage showing “parkour anarchists on rooftops” (video)”

Greek Police released a video footage shot by a thermographic camera from a police helicopter on Saturday night. The impressive footage shows the figures of several protesters on the rooftops of apartment buildings in Exarchia district of Athens, the center of riots and clashes on December 6th 2014. The figures …

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Get a job via social media: Greek Twitter-user helps jobless via #aggeliesergasias

“My children are abroad, my sister’s children are abroad, some other nieces too.” The lady was talking to her walking companion. “Where did they do?” the other woman asked and the first answered “Oh, one is in Paris, one in New York, one in London, one in Sweden…” I didn’t …

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Russell Crowe in Greece tweets “Yassou Mykonos”

Famous Hollywood actor Russell Crowe spent a few days in Greece and thus on the island of Mykonos. Excited about the colors of the sun and sea in, out and around the Greek islands, Crowe tweeted on Tuesday afternoon: Russell Crowe‏@russellcrowe 3h “How is it that I’ve lived 49 years …

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Greek Police Arrests Man, 27, for Blaspheming a Monk on Facebook

Greek police arrested a 27-year-old Greek on charges of “malicious blasphemy and insutlting of religion” through Facebook. The arrest came “after thousands of e-complains from residents of different countries of the world”, so the police press release. The 27-year-old had created a page on Facebook named “Geron Pastitsios” (Elder Pastitsios), an …

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Greek Party Leader Tweets Obama in …Greek!

Leader of Independent Greeks Panos Kammenos got angry about US-President Barack Obama. Because Obama invited former prime minister George Papandreou to attend the Democrats’ congress. Not to mention the rumours that Obama allegedly offered a advisor’s position to Papandreou in view of the presidential elections in November. As Panos Kammenos saw no …

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Greek Twitters’ Taxation Ideas

That Greeks get one tax hike after the other doesn’t mean that they lose their sense of humor. On Sunday evening, after the announcement of the extra property levy, a hashtag “Taxation Ideas” (#idees-forologias) was soon set up in Twitter and internet users didn’t miss the chance to give taxation …

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