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Greece’s Pensioners Demonstrate Against New Cuts (video)

Hundreds of pensioners have taken to the streets of Athens to demonstrate against cuts to their pensions and health benefits. The protesters' march reached the...

Greek Pensioners Face Losses of Up to €350 per Month in 2019 Cuts

Greek pensioners are about to lose up to €350 ($416) per month when new pension cuts are implemented as of Jan. 1, 2019. Finance Minister...

Greek Pensioners Take to Athens Streets to Protest Cutbacks

Several hundred elderly Greeks shouting "shame" marched through Athens on Tuesday, protesting against deep cutbacks to pension payments ordered by the country's creditors. In weak...

Greek Riot Police Clash with Senior Protesters in Athens

Protests took place in downtown Athens, Greece, on Friday in a response to the government's social security reform plan. Amid the developing tension, riot police clashed with a group of senior protesters...

French Newspaper Describes Greek Crisis with Cartoon Video

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2zk4qb_l-impact-de-la-crise-en-grece-explique-en-patates_news French newspaper Le Monde presents the Greek crisis with an imaginative video clip describing the life and woes of the Patatopoulos family. The five-minute clip shows...

Cypriot Elderly Man Donates His Pension to Greece

An elderly Greek-Cypriot decided to teach a lesson of generosity to Europe. According to Huffington Post, Onoufrios Michaelides took it upon himself to help...

Greek Government Will Not Implement Pension Cuts

The Greek government will abide by the Council of State's decision regarding the pension cuts of Greek citizens, assured Secretary General of Social Security Giorgos...

44.8% of Greek Pensioners Live Below Poverty Line

It was revealed that 44.8% of Greek pensioners live below the poverty line with pensions that do not exceed 665 euros. Furthermore, the vast majority...

SYRIZA Tables Draft Law for Restoring Christmas Bonus for Low Pensions

Greek main opposition SYRIZA, in a proposal led by party leader Alexis Tsipras, tabled a draft law in Greek Parliament on Monday for restoring...

75% of Greek Pensioners Enjoy Early Retirement

Three out of four public sector and Social Security Fund (IKA) pensioners in Greece are opting for early retirement. This situation has caused the country’s pension...

Relatives Didn’t Declare People Dead To Keep Receiving Pension

Data obtained during a census of pensioners revealed the deaths of thousands of pensioners have not being reported so that the family could continue to receive...

Nearly 1 in 2 Greeks Without Insurance

In a country that is supposed to have a universal health care system, nearly 50 percent of Greeks now have no insurance after having...

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