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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...

The Pension Cuts, The “Computer Problem” And Why Greece’s Youth Want To Keep The...

  The Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance bombarded the media with information on how the pension cuts will be applied, and now, a few days before the...

Greek Crisis-hit Donkeys Immigrate to the UK For a Better Life

Like thousands of his compatriots, Christoforos, was forced to immigrate and move to the UK for a better[...]