Angola says Greek oil tanker `faked` hijacking

  Δεν είναι η πρώτη περίεργη είδηση τελευταία με πρωταγωνιστές Έλληνες εφοπλιστές. Στις 5 Μαρτίου, το Πρακτορείο REUTERS είχε αποκαλύψει ότι Ελληνικές ναυτιλιακές εταιρείες, μεταφέρουν πετρέλαιο στην Συρία, παρά τις κυρώσεις που έχουν επιβληθεί από την ΕΕ. Επίσης ακριβώς την ίδια πρακτική, είχε ακολουθήσει και στον εμφύλιο της Λιβύης το 2011. Συγκεκριμένα σύμφωνα με το…

Europe’s Dark Core: The Neo-Nazi Movements on the March

Reuters Ilias Panagiotaros of the extreme right Golden Dawn party   The recent report that Bulgaria nationalist groups have launched patrols to attack Syrian migrants in the country is just the latest in a series of worrying developments involving neo-Nazi parties in Europe.   Since the rise of Golden Dawn in Greece, far-right parties have gathered…

The King is Dead,Long Live the King

EBU warns Greek TV shutdown bad for democracy In an interview with euronews’ Efi Koutsokosta, Jean-Paul Philippot warned the absence of a strong public broadcaster would be bad for Greek democracy. euronews: “Do you think there are some terms or some values of European treaties violated with this decision?” Jean-Paul Philippot, president of the European…

Ops, ..AGAIN ??…Russian Pacific Fleet Warships Enter Mediterranean For First Time In Decades, To Park In Cyprus

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/16/2013 11:12 -0400 http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-16/russian-pacific-fleet-warships-enter-mediterranean-first-time-decades Earlier we reported that the US has now officially landed a Marine force in Israel as well as an assault ship, in a visit that the US Navy promptly assured “is not associated with, nor a reaction to, any world events.” It seems we were not…

UANI: US NGOs or covert government agencies?

Source: TVOR NBC News has published a lengthy story on a so called non-profit and non-governmental organization calling itself United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) that sits behind security-locked doors in an unmarked office high above midtown Manhattan and “wages economic warfare against the Islamic Republic of Iran.” Part of what the group does is psychological…

3/5/2013 :UN downgrades Greece to ‘Partly Free’

via LEFTeria Freedom conference, under the auspices of the UN downgrades Greece to ‘Partly Free’. All grounds in three page report.                               Under the auspices of   United Nations, the World Press Freedom Day, (World Press Freedom Day), an Observatory for…

Easter on a different Greek Orthodox Church in Pennsylvania, USA

5/5/2013 That is today,that is the Orthodox Easter for Orthodox Countries such as Greece. Its not all about Neonasists,Its about faith as well,faith not just to a God but faith to life,Faith to the future  Faith to ourselves. We are going to resurrect because there is no other alternartive   Read via LEFTERIA Sunday, May…

Charity of the Golden Dawn. A story as old as the Ku Klux Klan.

Charity of the Golden Dawn. By Nikos Michalopoulos Via LEFTeria   December 1948, Talladega, Alabama., Members of the Klan and Santa Claus give a radio in colored Jack Ridley and his wife Josie, to fulfill the Christmas wish they did, to “hear the preachers.” If later the Ku Klux Klan, “burned the house of the…

Golden Dawn MP hits 12-year-old girl

Far-right Golden Dawn MP Giorgos Germenis hits 12-year-old girl in attack on Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis over Greek-only food handout via LEFTeria Sotiris Kanaris Thursday 02 May 2013 A Greek far-right MP has reportedly accidentally struck a 12-year-old girl in an apparent attempt to attack the mayor of Athens. During mayor Giorgos Kaminis’ visit to…

UNHCR News Story: Greece: A Way into Europe

VIA: LEFTeria   Ahmet and Hussen’s brother and his family died on their way to Greece Greece: A Way into Europe Desperate Syrian refugees take deadly risks to get to Europe. Λέσβος, Ελλάδα. Ένας τουριστικός προορισμός … αλλά όλο και περισσότερο μια οδός διαφυγής … για εκατοντάδες πρόσφυγες που προσπαθούν να περάσουν στην Ευρώπη.  …

ECB Wins Ruling to Deny Access to Secret Greek Swap Files

ECB Wins Ruling to Deny Access to Secret Greek Swap Files The European Central Bank will be allowed to keep private files showing how Greece used derivatives to hide its debt after defeating the first court challenge using the bloc’s freedom of information rules.   “Disclosure of those documents would have undermined the protection of…

The Skouries forest is NOT a private property- May 1rst 2013

Original article in Greek,against the Canadian ElDorado Co. mining in Chalkidiki,N.Greece and the destruction of the environment. Please use the site’s translator.It’s one of those places that if it will be lost,the entire planet will be suffering. Relevant posts,plenty of them either on here or at the http://insomniadiary.wordpress.com one. Even though i don’t feel the…

21/4/1967 46 years after the bloody Greek Junta,One in three Greeks yearn for junta years

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968 Volume XVI, Cyprus; Greece; Turkey, Document 274 Greek poet and Nobelist Giorgos Seferis (1900-1971) prophetic statement on BBC World Service on 28 March 1969, against the military dictatorship (imposed 21 April 1967) of Greece. He ends up saying: “This anomaly must end, now I return to my silence…

The EU to target Anti EU TROLLs….

Bring it on fuckers…. EU to set up euro-election ‘troll patrol’ to tackle Eurosceptic surge The European Parliament is to spend almost £2 million on press monitoring and trawling Eurosceptic debates on the internet for “trolls” with whom to debate in the run-up and during euro-elections next year amid fears that hostility to the EU…

Austerity Requires Sacrifices for Growth

Via  keeptalkinggreece One in four chronic-ill Greeks cut on food & electricity to buy medication Economic hardship – chronic sickness: one of the real plaques that hit thousands of Greek households suffering from income cuts, tax hikes, cuts in health care and welfare and increase in health care participation. According to a nationwide survey, one…

Keep calm and save Skouries

Skouries: an ancient forest is Greece’s latest battle-ground hashtag #skouries 25 March 2013 – By Theodora Oikonomides and Zoe Mavroudi Skouries is the most important Greek story you’ll rarely hear about. It’s an ancient forest in northern Greece, where a mammoth Canadian gold-mining company is staking its claim. Gold-mining, environmental concerns, state repression, police violence and a…

UNHCR:Experiences from Greece

Experiences from Greece 04/04/2013 In early March I had the opportunity to visit and talk with colleagues working in Civico Zero. This is a reception center in Rome addressed to unaccompanied minors, the vast majority of Afghan origin. The center is the namesake operator partnership and sponsored by the NGO Save the Children . Among…

Then, of course, the IMF got involved

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is planning to go head-to-head on April 7 with envoys from international lenders who are in Athens checking progress on reforms before releasing a 2.8 billion euros ($3.5 billion) overdue installment and will push them to agree to a merger of the National Bank and Eurobank, which would create the country’s…

Jonathan Hiles inquest hears Greek police ‘hit’ friend of accused

Jonathan Hiles inquest hears Greek police ‘hit’ friend of accused 4 April 2013 A man whose friend was accused of killing a Cardiff teenager in a Greek nightclub was beaten by officers and made to change his witness statement, an inquest has heard.   A strange story unfolds in Cardiff during a hearing on the…

List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA: (24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved) Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland –Algeria: fights between regular army and: al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as…

Secret IMF Cyprus Agenda Blown by LaGarde-Threats, Gas Politics and Russia

(Before It’s News) Secret IMF Cyprus Agenda Blown by LaGarde-Threats, Gas Politics and Russia Only 4 days after clumsily bobbling an IMF attempt to enslave and bankrupt the Cyprus government and its citizens in yet another bailout scheme with impossible conditions, IMF Chief Christine LaGarde has been sent a loud and clear message.  “You are…

Words Of Warning: Get Your Money Out Of European Banks

                    If you still have money in European banks, you need to get it out.  This is particularly true if you have money in southern European banks.  As I write this, the final details of the Cyprus bailout are being worked out, but one thing has…

Cartoonists against racism

“Despite much progress, racism remains a pervasive menace to individuals and ethnic and religious groups worldwide. It is a threat to stability and a grave violation of human rights” underlines the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The Secretary General calls us to…

Euro crisis nasty joke: Italy returns Afghan kids to Greece

Italy: Summary Returns to Greece Violate Rights Unaccompanied Children, Asylum Seekers Should Not Be Turned Away (Rome) – Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face a dysfunctional asylum system and abusive detention conditions, Human Rights Watch said in a report published today. Stowaways on ferries from Greece, including…

Syrian Refugees in Greece Face Uncertain Future – HRW /EU

WSJ’s Matina Stevis report  18/03/2013 WSJ’s Matina Stevis report http://live.wsj.com/video/syrian-refugees-in-greece-face-uncertain-future/B2AE685F-1CFB-49D2-A4A9-50B72158A86E.html#!B2AE685F-1CFB-49D2-A4A9-50B72158A86E ΔΙΑΒΑΣΤΕ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΑ VIDEO.HRW.”Μην επαναπροωθήτε ασυνόδευτα παιδιά & αιτούντες άσυλο στην Ελλάδα, δεν έχουν καμία τύχη”. http://lefteria-news.blogspot.gr/2013/01/videohrw.html DW.Εκκρεμεί η πολιτική ασύλου.Η Γερμανία αντιδρά σε αναθεώρηση του “Δουβλίνο ΙΙ” http://lefteria-news.blogspot.gr/2013/01/dw.html REUTERS. “Εγκαταλείποντας τον πόλεμο, οι Σύριοι αντιμετωπίζουν νέα δυστυχία στην Ελλάδα”  http://lefteria-news.blogspot.gr/2013/03/reuters.html ΓΑΛΛΙΚΟ ΠΡΑΚΤΟΡΕΙΟ “Γιατροί Χωρίς Σύνορα…

It’s Time to Collapse the System

First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the socialists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist. Then they came for me,…

“Άπληστον Κέρδος”

Στο 15ο Φεστιβάλ Ντοκιμαντέρ Θεσσαλονίκης θα κάνει πρεμιέρα η νέα ταινία του Γιάννη Καρυπίδη, «Άπληστον Κέρδος» Μια δεκαπενταετία αγώνων για τη γη, τον αέρα και το νερό, από τους κατοίκους της Βόρειας Ελλάδας, ενάντια στους σύγχρονους χρυσοθήρες. Η ιστορία και το περιεχόμενο του κινήματος κατά της εξόρυξης και της μεταλλουργίας χρυσού ξεδιπλώνεται καθώς μιλούν πρόσωπα…

Cyprus: U.S. To Dominate All Europe, Mediterranean Through NATO

Cyprus: U.S. To Dominate All Europe, Mediterranean Through NATO Cyprus is the only member of the 27-nation European Union that is not either in NATO or the Partnership for Peace (PfP), the only EU member that did not need to join NATO or be on its doorstep in order to be accepted, and the only…

Syrians face new misery in Greece

SOURCE ATHENS | Sun Mar 10, 2013 ATHENS (Reuters) – Syrian shopkeeper Osama fled the fighting in Aleppo convinced he would be welcomed in Europe. Five months later, he is stuck in near-bankrupt Greece, where money and sympathy are scarce. Εγκαταλείποντας τον πόλεμο, οι Σύριοι αντιμετωπίζουν νέα δυστυχία στην Ελλάδα  Ο Σύριος καταστηματάρχης Οσάμα διέφυγε…