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UK ‘SBS’ special forces storm tanker and detain stowaways in Channel

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British special forces stormed a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English channel on Sunday to wrestle control of the vessel from seven stowaways who...

Greece will allow armed guards on ships to protect from pirates

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Greek merchant ships will soon be able to carry armed guards to ward off pirate attacks, the Greek ministry of security has...

Greek police detain union leader in tax protest

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Greek riot police detained a union leader and 14 other activists during a protest against a property tax, the first such arrests...

Greek protesters to march as warning to new PM

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Thousands will protest in Athens to warn Lucas Papademos' new government that despite parliament's backing for more austerity steps, many ordinary Greeks...

Generous minimum wage a myth in Greek labour wasteland

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From Berlin to Bratislava, indignant Europeans have gasped at stories of the relatively high wages and generous benefits enjoyed by Greek workers,...

Deal on Greek premier collapses, Papademos re-emerges

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A deal on forming a Greek national unity government collapsed as the country headed towards an economic abyss and revived early the...

Greece seals sketchy coalition deal under EU pressure

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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou sealed a deal with the opposition on a crisis coalition to approve an international bailout, but details...

Greek PM wins over cabinet, next up Merkel and Sarkozy

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Greece's prime minister won the backing of his cabinet to hold a referendum on a 130 billion euro (111.7 billion pounds) bailout...

Greece heads for standstill before austerity vote

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A ruling Greek Socialist party deputy quit parliament to protest against austerity, striking a blow at Prime Minister George Papandreou's efforts to...

Greek protesters walk off the job, block property tax

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Greek protesters tried to disrupt collection of an unpopular new property tax and transport workers went on strike in a growing wave...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...