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Families Pay More Taxes than Singles in Greece

Families in Greece pay more taxes and social security contributions than any of the 34 OECD member-countries. According to a study conducted by the Organization for...

Greece Under Pressure for Reforms as Money is Running Out

The Greek government is under severe pressure from creditors and rushes to complete the implementation of the first package of measures hoping it will see...

The Greek Govt Improvises on Immigration Policy

It would have been a news report: A few hundred more refugees and illegal migrants were set loose in downtown Athens. The story would...

Greek House Speaker Threatens Gas Station Attendant for Not Reparing Tire

Greek House Speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou allegedly threatened a gas station attendant that she will ask his employer to fire him because he said he...

Greek Gov’t Denies Scenarios of New Elections and Voluntary Default

The Greek government denies the scenario of snap elections and allegations that it is seeking a rift with creditors in order to voluntarily default. The...

Athens University Rectorate: There Might Be Deaths if Occupation Continues

The National Kapodistrian University of Athens Rectorate sounded the alarm that if the occupation of the administration building continues, there might be deaths since there...

200,000 Small-to-Medium Businesses in Danger of Asphyxiation

Prominent members of the Greek business world say that 200,000 small-to-medium businesses are in danger of financial asphyxiation. The continuation of the economic crisis is...

Greek Government Seeking Emergency Plan for Refugees

The Greek government is seeking an emergency plan that will employ abandoned army camps and empty state buildings to house refugees from war-torn areas...

Things that Make You Uniquely Greek

True Greeks have several characteristics and nuances that make them unique. Greeks indeed stand apart from other nationalities in many aspects of everyday life....

Healthy Dolmades with Ancient Greeks’ Favorite Kale and Quinoa

In ancient Greece, kale used to grow wild in the countryside and was a staple in most households. It was widely consumed not only as...

Two More Germans Pay their Share of Greek Loan to Germany in WWII

Two German citizens who visit Greece every year paid their share of the loan the country was forced to give Germany during the Third...

A Dangerous Greek Easter Custom that Causes Serious Accidents

The Easter custom of throwing firecrackers and explosives or shooting guns at the time of Resurrection costs limbs and even deaths, every year in...

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