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A story bordering on the surreal from Greek newspaper Ta Nea yesterday. Apparently, the Greek financial police (SDOE) are investigating 77 cases of ‘parsimonious’ Greeks who have managed to set aside bank deposits worth a mind-boggling total of €1.9 …

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As we noted yesterday, EU-IMF mandated austerity is beinging things close to boiling point on the streets of Athens.Portuguese sources are reporting this morning that Chairman of the EuroGroup Jean-Claude Juncker has received “death threats” from Greec…

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According to some reports, between 80,000 and 100,000 people took to the streets of Athens yesterday in the 12th day of protests against the government’s ongoing austerity drive, as dictated by the EU and the IMF.Crowds have pledged to continue prote…

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