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​‘No way out for Greece while the same policies of austerity are implemented’
Greece has become a social experiment for the implementation of the most extreme neo-liberalism aimed at not contaminating the eurozone during the first period of the crisis, with the same policies being followed now, Greek MEP George Katrougalos told RT.

15.07.2014 13:05

‘Ukraine turned into arena of confrontation between external forces’
The last anti-fascist hero of Europe believes that Ukrainians should determine their own destiny, without the interference of any foreign players or international brigades.

02.07.2014 09:03

​2 tonnes of heroin recovered in Europe’s ‘largest ever’ seizure
More than two tonnes of heroin has been recovered from Greek warehouses over the past fortnight in an operation considered by authorities to be Europe’s largest ever seizure of the drug.

22.06.2014 18:22

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Greece, with tremors felt as far as Jordan
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck 18km off Greece’s southern coast in the Aegean Sea, near Kamariotissa, at a depth of 10km. Some injuries and damages were reported as far as Jordan. Hundreds have fled their homes in neighboring Turkey.

24.05.2014 09:39

Greek neo-Nazi party allowed to participate in EU elections
Greece's Supreme Court has cleared the Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party to take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections, according to a party lawyer. The move came despite the criminal trial into the party’s activities.

12.05.2014 09:39

‘The solution to the eurozone crisis lies in Frankfurt’
Brussels would present any improvements in Portugal as a big political success, but in fact their reforms have destroyed the country, and the only help that came so far was from Frankfurt, Portugese MEP Rui Tavares told RT.

22.04.2014 11:55

First Greek MERS case: Patient in ‘critical condition’
Greece’s first confirmed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) patient is reportedly in critical condition, according to doctors. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s health minister has been sacked without explanation as the country’s death toll climbs to 81.

22.04.2014 11:35

Greek austerity has caused more than 500 male suicides – report
Spending cuts in Greece have caused some 500 male suicides since their implementation, according to a new study. The research found a positive correlation between austerity and suicide rates after other possible links proved to be unrelated.

21.04.2014 16:31

Ancient wrestlers caught match-fixing by scientists
Modern-day professional wrestling has encountered its fair share of criticism for its questionable authenticity...but a newly revealed document shows that ancient athletes weren't so honest about their competitions, either.

19.04.2014 19:01

​Bond bubble bursts anew
Celebrations over Greece returning to bond markets mask a whole new problem: Athens hasn’t returned to economic health. Rather, it’s the bond market which has gone quite mad.

16.04.2014 06:58

‘Never on Sunday’: Greece riots over shop openings end with tear gas, clashes (PHOTOS)
Two people have been injured as Greeks rioted over the opening of shops on Sunday. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Athens’ main shopping district, resulting in clashes with riot police who tried to disperse the protesters with tear gas.

13.04.2014 11:47

EU taking Putin’s letter on gas transit ‘seriously’ – Merkel
The EU is taking seriously President Vladimir Putin’s letter to 18 European countries, in which he warned that Ukraine’s debt crisis could affect gas transit from Russia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

11.04.2014 18:02

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