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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Greek Fest rebounds with successful year

Middletown’s Greek Fest enjoyed one of its best years this past weekend, though some concerns still linger about the local Greek community looking toward the future.

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Fascism in Greece: we needn't say goodbye to Athens quite yet


The Guardian

Fascism in Greece: we needn't say goodbye to Athens quite yet
The Guardian
Fascism is on the rise in Greece. It's the most perturbing political consequence of the current crisis. Golden Dawn, a far right party whose supporters are accused of violent and sometimes fatal attacks on immigrants, is now polling third. Many Greeks ...
Wither Greece: Are Conditions Set to Worsen?ValueWalk

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Rich must protect selves from terror

BREKKIE WRAP: IF YOU'RE rich, you're going to have to protect yourself from terrorists under new laws proposed in cash-strapped Greece.
    



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Daniel Radcliffe turns minotaur as Greece goes to Toronto film festival


The Guardian

Daniel Radcliffe turns minotaur as Greece goes to Toronto film festival
The Guardian
Daniel Radcliffe turns minotaur as Greece goes to Toronto film festival. Canadian festival reveals details of new premieres – including Daniel Radcliffe in Horns – and announces spotlight on the cinema of Athens. Share · Tweet this. Email. Catherine ...


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Greek anti-terror arrests four on boat with arsenal of weapons


Greek anti-terror arrests four on boat with arsenal of weapons
UPI.com
ATHENS, Greece, July 30 (UPI) -- A Greek anti-terrorism squad has arrested four people aboard an inflatable boat after a cache of military-style weapons was found on the vessel. The suspects, two Greeks and two foreign nationals, were operating a 23 ...


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Stunning scene of FOUR waterspouts off Greece coast is captured in awe ...


Daily Mail

Stunning scene of FOUR waterspouts off Greece coast is captured in awe ...
Daily Mail
Stunning scene of FOUR waterspouts off Greece coast is captured in awe-inspiring photographs. Italian Roberto Giudici captured images while sailing off Greek island; Taken in 1999 but have only been unveiled after appearing on NASA website; Seeing one ...

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No Greek Cypriot leader ever wanted to reach an agreement in Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot president said Turkish Cypriots and guarantor state Turkey are running out of patience on Cyprus problem President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Dervis Eroglu on Saturday said that "no Greek Cypriot leader ever wanted to reach an agreement with the Turkish Cypriots in Cyprus".President Eroglu`s remarks came after a luncheon he attended at the Adiyaman ...

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Koupa May Have Escaped to Albania

Greek police said they found the hideout of escaped fugitive Ilir Koupa in Kerasohori of Thesprotia, 500 meters from Polydrosso, near a house they said he had burgled to steal food and a sleeping bag and think he may have slipped across the border into his native Albania. They said he broke the lock of the house, got toast and preserves found in cupboards and left two lenses on the table. There ...

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Stournaras Says Tourism Can Save Greece

Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras is all sunshine over the economy's prospect for recovery despite a deep recession and record unemployment. ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece may avoid a budget hole opening up over 2015 and 2016 in contrast to latest forecasts by EU/IMF lenders and its recession will be smaller than expected this year if a bumper tourist season continues, the country's ...

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Athens signs delayed lottery deal

Consortium to pay €190m and €50m annually for 12 years for concession, allowing Greece to sell gaming monopoly and achieve €1.6bn asset sell-off

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Greece edges closer to privatisation target with state lottery deal


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Greece edges closer to privatisation target with state lottery deal
Financial Times
Wrapping up both deals would put Greece on track to achieve this year's €1.6bn privatisation target and restore confidence in the country's commitment to sell state assets, despite strong domestic political opposition and difficulties in attracting ...
Greece sells state lotteries, clears way for OPAP saleReuters UK
Greece Paves Way for Gambling Monopoly PrivatizationWall Street Journal
INTRALOT SA : INTRALOT: 12-YEAR CONCESSION FOR THE HELLENIC ...4-traders (press release)

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Greece to end free police protection for rich

Citizens earning more than $143,600 a year will have to pay for their own police protection from potential attacks.

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Anti-terrorist squad makes four arrests after finding arsenal on boat

Anti-terrorist forces arrested four men on Tuesday who were sailing in a seven-meter rubber craft off the eastern Aegean island of Chios that was found to contain a large cache of dangerous weapons.The four suspects - two Greeks and two foreign nationals - were sailing in a vessel between the islands of Chios and Oinousses. A search of the craft uncovered two anti-tank missiles, four hand ...

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'Daddy shouted and then pushed me in the mud�: Daughter thrown from Greek hotel balcony by crazed father recalls horrendous attack which killed her brother

John Hogan pushed little Liam off the fourth-floor before leaping himself with his daughter Mia, two - but they both survived the horror plunge on Crete seven years ago.

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Vicky Pryce stripped of honour by the Queen after being jailed for perverting the course of justice

The Greek economist, who was found guilty of taking the speeding points of ex-husband Chris Huhne, has lost her Companion of the Order of the Bath.

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Wealthy Greeks forced to pay for police protection

Under new cost-cutting plans, Greeks earning over $132,500 a year must pay $2,650 per month for each officer acting as bodyguard



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Schaeuble says pressure on Greece must remain ahead of German election


Kathimerini

Schaeuble says pressure on Greece must remain ahead of German election
Kathimerini
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Europe must keep up pressure on Greece to stand by its austerity pledges as he rejected the notion that the upcoming election has put debt-crisis management on hold. GreeceĆ­s progress will continue to be ...


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Wither Greece: Are Conditions Set to Worsen?


ValueWalk

Wither Greece: Are Conditions Set to Worsen?
ValueWalk
Perhaps more so than any other country, Greece was slammed by the 2009 financial crisis and has since fallen into a deep depression. Years of overspending, an increasingly uncompetitive economy, and massive obligations to pensioners all collided at a ...
Fascism in Greece: we needn't say goodbye to Athens quite yetThe Guardian

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Greek counter-terrorism squad searches homes in 3 cities after Aegean Sea arms seizure

ATHENS, Greece - Greek police say a counter-terrorism squad is conducting house searches in Athens and two other cities after arresting four people on a boat carrying explosives and weapons in the Aegean Sea.

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Rich forced to pay for police protection


NEWS.com.au

Rich forced to pay for police protection
NEWS.com.au
Nevertheless, there's been a resurgence of attacks lately amid growing public hostility toward those, whether in the public or private sector, seen as corrupt and incompetent and blamed for Greece's economic crisis. It is the latest in a series of ...
Wealthy Greeks set to pay for police protectionAnchorage Daily News

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