Monday, July 24, 2017

Greece

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If Greece in 2015 mirrors Germany in 1922, then we might expect Greece in 2016 to come to resemble Germany in 1923.

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"Apocalyptic scenes" on the northern Greek border where "economic migrants" who are not entitled to leave Greece's provisional camps are fighting with 'refugees' who are entitled to leave, and head into other European nations.

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Tsipras (or rather his Twitter PR person) tweeted to Turkey's PM, "Fortunately our pilots are not as mercurial as yours against the Russians #EUTurkey"

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The Greek financial crisis has sent thousands of teenage girls to the streets, not to protest, but to earn a living; however, their hourly earnings are barely enough to buy them a cheese sandwich, according to one researcher.

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Turkish claims that the downed Russian Su-24 jet “violated” its airspace have sparked outrage among Greeks, who took to social media to say it is a clear-cut case of double standards as Turkish jets breached Greek airspace 2,244 times in ...

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In the first major protest by farmers in years, bus-loads of men and women arrived from across Greece to protest the looming over-taxation and social security changes the the EU is about to enforce on Greece and which the farmers ...

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Employment shrank considerably last month, as according to the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database, salaried jobs declined by 56,473 in October, with the balance between hirings and departures negative for the fourth month in succession.

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The usual Greek protests with a twist as Syriza organises a strike against austerity program its own government will execute.

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Molotov cocktails were thrown at police, who responded with tear gas in the Greek capital's central square as labor union members walked out for 24 hours.

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Greece stands to benefit in terms of Russian tourism flow from the cancellations in Egypt following the crash of a Russian jet at Sinai last month.

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A meeting of euro zone finance ministers will not decide on a payment of 2 billion euros to Greece on Monday, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said.

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Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas suggested that the Greek government would be willing to consider opening a safe passage for refugees through the fence on the Evros border in northeastern Greece if there is an agreement with Turkey, Bulgaria and ...

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New Democracy MP George Koumoutsakos participated in a protest organized by the Pontian Association of Greece in Syntagma square and go the crap beaten out of him.

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Greece’s coast guard says its crews are searching for the body of a 6-year-old boy and have recovered the body of another child after the boat they were on with another 14 people sank near the Greek island of Kos.

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The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO), which was on the second day of a 24-hour strike on Tuesday leaving ferry boats tied up at port, is due to discuss whether to resume bringing refugees from the islands to the mainland.

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November is planning to be a busy month for Greek unions, protestors, and anarchists who (once a upon a time) were allied with Alexis Tsipras and Syriza.

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Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has said the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras "will not succeed" in his bid to turn the country's finances round and that its creditors are implementing a program which they know cannot be implemented.

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After a year of increasing refugee arrivals it’s safe to say that the pan-European approach, to the extent that it can even be said to exist, is a dismal and deadly failure.

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At least 22 people drowned in two new shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea Friday as thousands of Middle Eastern refugees and economic migrants sought to reach the Greek islands in rough seas, while the death toll over the past three ...

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Yanis Varoufakis decided to put an end to speculation that he may be doing what Hillary and Bill Clinton have been so good at, namely profiting from speeches made after his political departure.

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A Greek-American joint venture is being prepared in the domain of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will likely be announced during US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Athens next month.

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Germany's Suddeutsche Zeitung reported that just two months after Greece voted through its third bailout, its creditors have already grown tired with the game and are refusing to pay the next Greek loan tranche of €2 billion.

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When Greece applied for its first international bailout in 2010, only two countries in Europe lacked a computerized register of land ownership and usage. Albania was the other. Its 2015, little progress has been made in Greece.

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2 billion euros may just be the beginning. As long as Greece agrees to absorb migrants and refugees into society...then the German Government is signalling that it may 'help' Greece more financially. In everyday life this is called blackmail.

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Can we expect Juncker to tells Tsipras: “you either accept the joint patrols or I cancel the 35-billion-euro package.”

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