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Athens Protests & Tear Gas- Live Blogging in EN – Oct 19, 2011

Unprecedented! It must be the biggest protest since 1974. Already more than 80,000 protests ( some sources speak of 100,000)  have gathered in front of the Parliament at Syntagma square, just 1,5 hour after the beginning of today’s demonstration. Members of the public and private sector unions and political parties, students …

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Cynical BBC-Video: Get Rich with Euro Collapse!

Alessio Rastani claims to be a stock market and a forex trader. A ‘golden’ boy that dreams of the euro collapse just to see his golden dream bubble come true. He spoke to BBC and said things that can only leave you stunned.  The nervous and fevery guy, that reminded me of …

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“We Are All Greeks”: Spanish Solidarity Video

More than 80 comments are awaiting for moderation,  a full e-mail inbox, phone calls from friends, asking whether is ‘safe’ go to to downtown Athens. Yes, it’s safe, unless some kids play with tear gas and thus in the middle of the summer with rising temperature.  The pictures and footage documenting excessive …

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Loukanikos: Athens Riot Dog made it to BBC! (video)

Loukanikos, legendary riot dog and front-man at every protest rally is Athens has made it up to BBC! The UK broadcaster uploaded a footage of the blond four-legged protester in action. What else should the dog do except running, jumping and barking? BBC wrote on its page: One committed protester was at …

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Merkel-Sarkozy Reached a Bailout Deal for Greece (video)

A compromise on Greece additional bailout was reached between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nikolas Sarkozy on Friday morning in Berlin. The two leaders agreed on the participation of private investors on ‘purely voluntary’ basis in order to avoid a so-called ‘credit event’. During a common press conference both …

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Greek PM booed at Santas’ funeral (video)

 Prime Minister George Papandreou was booed by angry citizens attending the funeral of resistance fighter Lakis Santas earlier Tuesday. Thousands of people had gather at the First Cemetery of Athens. When Papandreou arrived some people started to shout “Traitor” and “Collaborators”. Earlier some others had disapproved attacked former Parliament Speaker …

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Beautiful Moments: Antony Quinn, 84, dances for Mikis Theodorakis (video)

Debt Restructure? Bankruptcy? Let the sterile technocrats worry about how to protect their own, virtual money.  Millions of Greek Zorbas defy the speculators’ misery and catastrophe scenarios. It sounds like a game anyway. That is a great video from the times when people had still something to say. In a rare moment,  Mr. …

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Bithikotsis: Be Patient – Dedicated to New Austerity (Greek music)

 What if a debt restructure with all its negative impact for an endless poverty for the people.. what if new austerity measures will come… One is the recipe for the future: Patience! “Be patient” is another Greek classical song in the divine music of Stavros Xarchakos and the metallic voice of Grigoris …

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On the occasion of the Day… the Purrrfect Patriot – Video

On the occasion of the Day where the national spirit is high, the Greek Flags are waving and the National Anthem is heard, I have to repost the purrrfect patriot! A male cat, soaked with ultimate patriotic spirit, stands upright to his back legs and stays still upon listening to the Greek National Anthem! I …

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Greeks protest Culture Minister at Europa Parliament (video)

Protests against Greek politicians are continuing in Greece and abroad and last ‘victim’ was Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos. He was attending the event “2,500+1 years after the Marathon Battle” at Europa Parliament in Brussels, when members of  Belgian Solidarity Committee with Greeks raised a banned saying: “EU &  IMF Barbarians, …

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Athens: Teachers confronted with police, 8 detentions (video)

Schools teachers were confronted with riot police during the studentsparade on the occasion of the National Day celebrations to commemorate the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821. The incidents started when teachers tried to break the riot police chain and walk at Amalias Avenue at Syntagma Square …

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Must Watch LOL-Video! Spanish or Greek Bureaucracy?

Some Greeks are idle enough to think bureaucracy is a lethal plant unique to Greek soil. There is this Spanish video though proving that civil servants of the type “I’m lazy, I hate you and I love it” are everywhere to find -preferably at the north part of the Mediterranean basin. In the south part, civil …

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A Purrrfect Patriot: Cat stands upright for Greek National Anthem (video)

A male cat, soaked with ultimate patriotic spirit, stands upright to his back legs and stays still upon listening to the Greek National Anthem! I even suspected that at a point, he tried to salute military in order to display outmost respect. If that’s not Purrrrrfect…. Video uploaded in YouTube by stratios1   OK, that’s …

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Greece riots: New Shocking Video – Police overruns protester, policeman on fire

You all remember the shocking pictures of a policeman on fire, during the riots at the general strike protests in Athens. Now a video taken on February 23, 2011 and uploaded in CNN “ireporter section” and later on YouTube shows what preceded the hurling of a petrol bomb agianst the policeman. …

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Greek Court Rules: Sheep to Turn Night Lights On – Video

 Instructions for Greek Shepherds! How to put night lights on your sheep! Watch video! THE COURT DECISION: Greece’s  Supreme Court in No. 606/2010 decision rules that the shepherd, who has no visible lights at the beginning and end of the sheep flock  moving at night on the road,  is partly …

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