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  1. News - World - GREECE

    Fury as two defendants in Greece migrant shooting case acquitted

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:57am by Reuters

    ... that prompted outrage from unions and rights groups yesterday. Two other defendants did receive jail terms. Twenty eight migrants, mostly Bangladeshi, were wounded when foremen at a strawberry farm ... was also condemned by GSEE, one of Greece's biggest labour unions, and by the main opposition party, the radical leftist Syriza. "This decision... leaves room for new victims and turns ...

  2. News - World - GREECE

    Car bomb explodes outside Greek central bank building

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 07:15pm by Reuters

    ... to succeed.” Makeshift bomb and arson attacks have escalated since Greece adopted unpopular austerity measures in exchange for multi-billion euro bailouts by the European Union and International ...

  3. News - World - GREECE

    Ex-boss of loans scandal bank to be deported back to Greece

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:29pm by AFP

    ... deal with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund. Greece's financial crisis has triggered public anger against a political and business elite widely viewed as privileged ...

  4. News - World - GREECE

    German ambassador’s Athens home sprayed with gunfire in suspected terrorist attack

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 06:57pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Athens The home of Germany’s ambassador to Greece was sprayed with gunfire from automatic weapons early on Monday, in a suspected terrorist attack the government said was aimed at hurting the country’s image before it takes over the presidency of the European Union. No one was hurt. Anti-terrorism police cordoned off streets around the official residence ...

  5. News - World - GREECE

    Greeks rage at closure of state broadcaster ERT

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... as it tried to fend off a growing backlash against ERT's dramatic closure, which prompted outrage from journalists, unions and leaders across the political spectrum. The public broadcaster ... relaunch as a slimmed-down station. Labour unions called a 24-hour national strike for today and journalists went on an open-ended strike, forcing a news blackout on privately owned television ...

  6. News - World - GREECE

    Greece adopts bill to cut 15,000 civil servant jobs

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 08:00am by AFP

    ... in Greece’s notoriously bloated civil service of a job for life. Around 800 people turned up outside the parliament to protest against the measure in a demonstration called by trade unions. The bill ... trade confederation Adedy condemned what it called the “politicians who are dismantling the public service and destroying the welfare state”. Private union GSEE said the bill would only worsen ...

  7. News - World - GREECE

    Greece closes down state-run ERT TV and radio network

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... editors union, Poesy, called on private broadcasters to hold an immediate work stoppage in support. Kedikoglou said the organisation would be reopened at a later stage under a new format ... and it has to remain public... We condemn the government's sudden decision," public sector union GSEE said in a statement. The government said all current employees would be compensated ...

  8. News - World - GREECE

    Two arrested in Greece over attack on Bangladeshi migrant labourers

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... Government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou said the attack was “inhuman” and “outside Greek morality” and pledged an immediate response by the authorities. But the Communist-affiliated PAME union noted ... the union said. “Modern slaves in Manolada work in stifling conditions, pay rent to their exploiters and are lodged in sheds without water and electricity,” it said. In 2008, Manolada had been ...

  9. News - World - GREECE

    Greece entices non-EU property investors with residence offer

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Union-International Monetary Fund bailout that saved its economy from bankruptcy, Greece must raise €2.6 billion through asset sales this year. In addition to controlling stakes in state firms, a large number ...

  10. News - World - GREECE

    Police fire teargas at Greek anti-austerity protest

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 03:42pm by Reuters in Athens

    ... at the start of the 24-hour strike called by the country’s two biggest labour unions, ADEDY and GSEE. Tensions mounted when a small group of protesters began throwing pieces of marble, bottles ... to catastrophic measures means driving society to despair and the consequences as well as the protests will then be indefinite,” said Yannis Panagopoulos, head of the GSEE private sector union, one of two ...




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