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Greeks pessimistic but oddly satisfied
Greeks were even more pessimistic in November than in June, a Eurobarometer poll published on Wednesday has shown, with 75 percent of respondents saying that the state of their household finances was ‘very bad.’
 INSIDE NEWS
Universities ask state to reverse mobility scheme
Rectors representing the country’s largest universities on Wednesday appealed to the government to take immediate action to reliev...
Thessaloniki metro off track again
The troubled project to construct a metro system in Thessaloniki, which is already several years behind schedule, could be set for...
Little cheer for gov´t in first presidential ballot as Dimas draws 160 votes
The government garnered 160 votes in the first round of crucial presidential elections on Wednesday, performing slightly worse tha...
Greek Parliament fails to elect president in first ballot
Just 160 MPs backed the government's candidate for president, Stavros Dimas, in the first of three votes on Tuesday. Dimas had bee...
Ex-Golden Dawn MP Stathis Boukouras released on bail
Former Golden Dawn MP Stathis Boukouras was released from pre-trial custody on Wednesday following a ruling by the council of appe...
Greeks pessimistic but oddly satisfied
Greeks were even more pessimistic in November than in June, a Eurobarometer poll published on Wednesday has shown, with 75 percent...
Greek hunger striker leaves hospital, transferred back to prison
A week after ending a 31-day hunger strike, the anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos was discharged from an Athens ho...
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NEWS
Thessaloniki metro off track again
 
The troubled project to construct a metro system in Thessaloniki, which is already several years behind schedule, could be set for another blow as the consortium building the underground transport system on Wednesday asked for its contract to be torn up.
NEWS
Universities ask state to reverse mobility scheme
 
Rectors representing the country’s largest universities on Wednesday appealed to the government to take immediate action to relieve operational problems at the institutions that have been caused by troika-mandated funding cuts, a rash of student transfers to the big universities and staff cutbacks.
 
COMMENTARY
HUNGER STRIKER
Romanos and the dilemma
By Xenia Kounalaki
The “system,” as Romanos likes to say in a derogatory manner, was called upon to decide whether it would show that its humanitarianism is in fact “purported” or whether the principles of our middle-class democracy are foremost based on respect for human rights.
DRAMA THERAPY
PTSD
Sophocles to the rescue
By Christina Sanoudou
The Theater of War program, based in Brooklyn, New York, has presented excerpts of ‘Philoctetes’ and ‘Ajax’ to more than 60,000 US military service members, veterans and their families.
GOLDEN DAWN
MARKET RAID
Case closed
By Yiannis Papadopoulos
None of the foreigners who abandoned their stalls when they saw the Golden Dawn group approaching was found to testify as a victim of assault in the trial. Without civil action, the case was essentially doomed from the get-go.
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