Tag: Greece

The ” Lagarde List “

Editor’s Note (Ralph Turchiano) Re-Post Request for cross reference HSBC and Panama files. Original Post date 28 October 2012 Engineering Evil : Authenticity Still Requires further verification Being on a List does not imply guilt Current Source Info: Zougla Keep Talking Greece “Clicking on each image will open an […]

Athens bans protests for EU meeting

  Greek police have banned protests in central Athens ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers in the capital. Demonstrators will be barred from areas including Syntagma Square, the focus of recent anti-austerity protests. EU finance ministers are expected to sign off the next instalment of Greece’s […]

Brussels Ignores Tip-Offs from Greek Official

Wasted EU Funds Anti-corruption officials in Brussels have failed to investigate reports of squandered EU funds at a training institute in Greece, a German paper reported Friday. Well-connected teachers were allegedly paid up to €610 per hour for up to 225 work hours per month. The European Anti-Fraud […]

Orphans of the EU meltdown: The shocking picture that shows how middle class parents in Greece are dumping their children in orphanages so they won’t starve

By  Ian Birrell PUBLISHED: 17:27 EST, 22  June 2013 |  UPDATED: 20:04 EST, 22 June 2013 Laughing children play in a pine-scented  courtyard on a warm summer’s evening. Excitement rises to fever pitch as a creamy  chocolate gateau is sliced. It appears a timeless, idyllic scene – but […]

Unrest may spread across Europe, warns Red Cross chief

Charity boss ‘worried’ by effect of austerity measures on Continent’s poor Charlotte McDonald-Gibson Friday, 24 May 2013 Rocketing unemployment and poverty in some areas of Europe could lead to rising civil unrest, unless governments take measures to address the humanitarian consequences of austerity measures, the secretary-general of the […]

Switzerland shuts doors to EU immigrants

  Friday, 26 April 2013 The anti-immigration class across Europe has found many new adherents as of late, especially in the most economically devastated countries, like Greece and Italy. But now these Europeans might themselves become the unwelcome migrants, at least in Switzerland. As I happened to be […]

Greece seeks buyers for local units of Cypriot banks

ATHENS |          Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:20pm EDT ATHENS (Reuters) – Athens has started exploring local lenders’ interest in taking over the Greek units of Cypriot banks, as part of the island’s international bailout agreed earlier on Saturday, Greece’s finance minister said. Cypriot banks will receive the bulk […]

One of Europe’s most prominent statesmen has warned that resentment of Germany across the continent is so high that war remained a danger

‘The demons are only sleeping’: Luxembourg PM paints chilling portrait of  Europe as he draws parallels with build up to WW1 Jean-Claude  Juncker: ‘WW1 demons are not banished’ Says Bosnia  wars were ‘chillingly’ similar to early 1900s Highlights  current anti-Germany sentiment in Europe By  Allan Hall PUBLISHED: 11:45 […]

EU economy commissioner warns over Cyprus euro exit

  Cyprus’s new President Anastasiades stands next to his predecessor Christofias at the presidential palace in the capital Nicosia. AFP Sunday, Mar 03, 2013 BERLIN – European Economic Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn has warned that debt-riven Cyprus could exit the eurozone without a bailout in an interview with […]

Eurozone breaks record on Jobless level

Friday, 01 March 2013 Italy’s voters gave their verdict on the austerity medicine they’ve been forced to take when they went to the polls earlier this week. By Friday, one of the reasons behind the protest was highlighted when the country’s unemployment hit its highest level in at […]

‘Medical stocks are down by 90 percent’: Greece accuses pharma giants of slashing imports

Published time: February 28, 2013 01:36                                                                             AFP Photo / Louisa Gouliamaki The Greek government has reportedly accused 50 leading pharmaceutical companies of cutting off supplies of key medications to the country, sparking a run on pharmacies. Drug companies say the cheap medicines they supply merely get re-exported […]