Athens

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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Kukwama katika Athens ndogo gorofa siku zote ili kuepuka kuwa hawakupata na polisi, na kupata mwingine hisabu katika gereza na uwezekano wa kumpiga, 29-year-old Cameroon Eugene Manaa rues siku alikuja Ugiriki. “Maisha ni magumu si tu hapa. Ni vigumu, “anasema Manaa, ambaye hivi karibuni a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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Stuck in a small Athens flat all day to avoid being caught by police, earning another stint in prison and possibly a beating, 29-year-old Cameroonian Eugene Manaa rues the day he came to Greece. “Life is not just difficult here. It’s impossible,” says Manaa, who recently spent two m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jun 21st, 2012
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Pyotr ISKENDEROV The recent rerun in Greece gave the EU a sense of certainty Europe had lacked for quite some time. Considering that the frontrunner in Greece automatically gets extra 50 seats in the 300-seat legislature as a bonus, the votes garnered by New Democracy – around 30% – combined wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 19th, 2012
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Vladimir NESTEROV At the moment, it is open to debate whether the Greek default is a fairly inescapable outcome or an accomplished fact, but, clearly, getting the Greeks out of trouble is not the point for those who handle the situation. What Brussels, which has recently approved a new 130b bailout f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Feb 22nd, 2012
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After 13 hours of overnight talks ending Tuesday morning at 5 a.m., euro zone finance ministers put together the latest rescue package for Greece. “We have reached a far-reaching agreement on Greece’s new program and private sector involvement that would lead to a significant debt reduction for Greec...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 21st, 2012
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Eurozone finance ministers have approved a 130bn euro ($170bn) second bailout package for Greece to resolve the debt-ridden nation’s immediate repayment needs. The deal reached after 13 hours of tortuous talks in Brussels, however, is unlikely to revive Greece’s ailing economy. Al Jazeera...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 20th, 2012
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upted in Athens. The so-called Eurogroup, made up of the 17 countries which use the single currency, will discuss whether the Greek government has done enough to trigger a second 130bn euro bailout. In a sign of just how seriously the beleaguered nation is taking the gathering, Greek leader Lucas Pap...
By benim
In Australia
Aug 31st, 2011
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Hundreds of mourners who gathered for a traditional Greek Orthodox funeral service near Athens were in for a surprise when they were served cocaine-coated biscuits. Relatives of the deceased had ordered the traditional biscuits or “kouramiedes” for the reception following the service from a local bak...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 24th, 2011
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Athens – A top Libyan official has sought Greek mediation to end the bombardment against Libya by Nato, the Greek state news agency ANA reported overnight on Saturday. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s forces have been battling rebels since February. The Nato military action was authorised ...
By benim
In Europe
Nov 2nd, 2010
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Letter bombs exploded at the Swiss and Russian embassies in Athens, Greece, Tuesday, officials said, with three more suspected devices found at embassies. The New York Times said no injuries were reported as Greek counter-terror officers questioned two suspects in connection with the series of attack...