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Cyprus president as “Figaro”: the crisis needs a leader (parody video)

Crisis of any kind can be eventually very inspiring. How much more when it comes to money and “poetic’ economic terminology like ‘haircut’.  OK, president Nicos Anastasiades may be not solely responsible for the crisis as he came to office end of February. But his negotiation skills with the Troika could …

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Athens video: riot police vs protester

The anti-austerity protest rally on Sunday could be considered as “successful”. If it wasn’t for this video….  Riot police pushes a protester to the ground, trying to put handcuffs around his wrists. The protester resists. The policeman keeps him down with his knee. The protester shouts for help. Other protesters …

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Tyrnavos: local firemen engage in dog rescue from flooded river

Several local firemen were engaged for hours in the rescue of a dog trapped at the shore of flooded Titarisios river in Tyrnavos area of  Central Greece. The dog was found struggling with the rushing waters and unstable soil on Wednesday morning by passersby. They immediately called the Fire Brigades. …

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Spanish video “Gracias Grecia” cheers Greeks

Students and teachers in Murcia, south-eastern Spain, summed up in a video the Greek heritage to European culture.  In the touching 7-minute video, students and teachers use only Greek words when they refer to music, history, mathematics, philosophy, politics, medicine, anatomy, astronomy, sports and many other sections of arts and science. “I …

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Kavala: Highschool student tops BEAT100 Music Charts

Seventeen-year-old, Konstantina Angel, from Kavala, Greece topped the BEAT100 Music Video Chart last weekend with her original track, “Just Your Touch.” Konstantina’s BEAT100 entry received a Bronze Video Award and Silver Song Award, along with just fewer than 4,000 votes and over 16,000 views, thanks to her supportive friends and …

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Gotcha! Santa flew over Acropolis and Santorini

 Although Santa is traditionally expected in Greece in the night of New Year’s Eve,  Americans captured him passing by the Acropolis in Athens and the island of Santorini and thus in the night of the Christmas Eve. With a sleight full of presents and his famous reindeer. Video: norad.org embedded by Embedded …

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A Very European Christmas – The sequel to A Very European Break Up (video)

A Very European Christmas’ is an ensemble comedy inspired by the European crisis. It tells the story of the unhappily married Germaine and Greco. She’s German. He’s Greek. Will they and their friends make it through the season of goodwill? The film is a sequel to ‘A Very European Break …

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These are the Ancient Artifacts stolen from Olympia Museum (pcts, video)

 Greek police released pictures and video footage of the recovered artifacts stolen from the Museum of Ancient Olympia, after three Greeks were arrested on Friday for the armed robbery in February 2012. The bronze and terracotta statuettes, vases and lamps, which date from the Geometric to the Classical era, all found and …

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“Nacho Mostacho & the Travelling Pig”: Video for Pan-European Strike, Nov 14/2012

 A film with the title ‘Nacho Mostacho and the Travelling Pig’ is a creation by P.I.I.G.S United in London to raise awareness for the Pan-European general strike of trade unions on November 14th 2012. Video: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt PIIGS is an acronym consisting of Portugal-Italy-Ireland-Greece-Spain invented by some technocrats and …

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Athens Anti-Austerity Protests – Live Stream, Nov 7/2012

Thousands have rushed outside the Greek Parliament on Wednesday evening to protest the austerity package that is due to be voted at midnight. With Banners and anti-austerity slogans, members of trade unions and political parties from the opposition raise their voice against a bill that will further crack the back …

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Berlin: Students Verbally Attack Ex PM Papandreou (video)

The prime minister who took Greece to IMF had an unpleasant surprise in Berlin. While he was enjoying dinner in a restaurant in Berlin, a group of Greek students stormed in and started to verbally attack him. “Shame on you!”, “You ridiculed the country!”, “You eat with people’s money!”, “Go, …

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OXI-Day – Greece’s “No” to Axis Forces on 28. October 1940

 Occupation Forces and Ultimatums. It’s not just a history chapter.  Every year, since 2010, we experience the same thing: ultimatums by the country’s lenders. Every time, when  the country should receive the ‘rescue bailout tranche’: ultimatums. Say YES or there is no money. Modern times ‘axis’ forces: so-called “Task EU Forces” …

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A Very European Break Up: Satire on Greek-German Relations (Video)

It is not secret that relations between Germany and Greece are very troubled. If the two countries were a married couple, they would have certainly have to seek professional counseling, should they want to save their marriage. Bob Denham , a young British director, describes with humour not only the troubled Greek-German …

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Athens: Protesters Boo FinMin, Riot Police Fires Tear Gas Against Protesting Policemen

This that did not happened a couple of weeks ago, occurred on Thursday morning. Riot Police fired tear gas against protesting policemen, firefighters and coastal guards. Riot Police vs Protesting Police According to Greek media, the unionists had formed a human chain outside the Maximos Mansion in order to prevent …

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