New York Times by Mark Mazower : Democracy’s Cradle, Rocking the World / Η Ελλάδα, το λίκνο της δημοκρατίας, κλονίζει τον πλανήτη.


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Democracy’s Cradle, Rocking the World

Published: June 29, 2011 Close

YESTERDAY, the whole world was watching Greece as its Parliament voted to pass a divisive package of austerity measures that could have critical ramifications for the global financial system. It may come as a surprise that this tiny tip of the Balkan Peninsula could command such attention. We usually think of Greece as the home of Plato and Pericles, its real importance lying deep in antiquity. But this is hardly the first time that to understand Europe’s future, you need to turn away from the big powers at the center of the continent and look closely at what is happening in Athens. For the past 200 years, Greece has been at the forefront of Europe’s evolution.

In the 1820s, as it waged a war of independence against the Ottoman Empire, Greece became an…

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Dozens of Palestinians Injured, Arrested in Violent ‘Israeli’ Raid on Al-Aqsa Mosque



Dozens of Palestinians Injured, Arrested in Violent ‘Israeli’ Raid on Al-Aqsa Mosque

By Staff, Agencies

A violent ‘Israeli’ assault on Palestinian worshipers in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of occupied al-Quds has left more than 200 Palestinians injured.

The injuries happened as the Zionist occupation forces fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades at hundreds of Palestinians attending night prayers at the holy compound.

Confrontations took place on the occasion of the International Quds Day, which is marked annually on the last Friday of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

The Palestine Red Crescent ambulance service said 88 of those wounded were taken to hospital, adding, one of them lost an eye, two suffered serious head wounds and two had their jaws fractured.

Meanwhile, dozens of worshipers were also arrested by the occupation forces, according to Wafa news agency.

In a televised statement, President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas held the Tel Aviv regime fully…

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Μεγάλο πλήγμα για τον Τουρισμό


Ο Κώστας Πουλακίδας προϊστάμενος πολιτικού Ρεπορτάζ του Kontra στο δελτίο #KontraNews10 με τον Γιώργο Μελιγγώνη

Εκτός «πράσινης λίστας» του Ηνωμένου Βασιλείου βρίσκονται προς το παρόν Ελλάδα, Γαλλία και Ισπανία, ανακοίνωσε ο Βρετανός υπουργός Μεταφορών Γκραντ Σαπς, ανακοινώνοντας τα μέτρα για την άρση των ταξιδιωτικών περιορισμών μετά τις 17 Μαΐου.

Η χώρα μας, όπως και η Γαλλία και η Ισπανία δεν έχουν ακόμη συμπεριληφθεί στις πράσινες χώρες, ενώ το καθεστώς θα επανεξεταστεί σε τρεις εβδομάδες. «Προς το παρόν πρέπει να βαδίσουμε προσεκτικά, σεβόμενοι την επιστήμη που θα μας καθοδηγήσει» δήλωσε ο Βρετανός υπουργός, εξηγώντας ότι κύριο μέλημα είναι η ασφάλεια των πολιτών.

Σε συνέντευξη Τύπου που διοργανώθηκε στην Ντάουνινγκ Στριτ, ο Βρετανός υπουργός ανακοίνωσε τις χώρες τις οποίες οι Βρετανοί μπορούν να επισκέπτονται χωρίς καραντίνα, με τη χαλάρωση των μέτρων. Η απαγόρευση αναμένεται να αρθεί στις 17 Μαΐου, ανοίγοντας την πόρτα προς τους τουρίστες να επισκεφθούν το εξωτερικό για πρώτη…

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Ο εργατολόγος Διονύσιος Τεμπονέρας για τα εργασιακό νομοσχέδιο Κωστή Χατζηδάκη


Ο εργατολόγος Διονύσιος Τεμπονέρας στο Kontra24 με την Αναστασία Γιάμαλη

  • 0:00​​ Ο εργατολόγος Διονύσιος Τεμπονέρας στο Kontra24
  • 1:00​ Τι θα συμβεί αν νομοθετηθεί το 10ωρο και καταργηθεί το 8ωρο
  • 2:25​​ Σύγκριση της Αγοράς Εργασίας με άλλες χώρες
  • 4:00​ Επικίνδυνη ρύθμιση της αύξησης υπερωριών
  • 5:16​ Τα εργατικά ατυχήματα συμβαίνουν στο τέλος του ωραρίου
  • 6:41​ Τι έκανε ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ τα προηγούμενα χρόνια
  • 8:35​ Πιλοτική η ηλεκτρονική κάρτα εργασίας

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Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Palestine (28 April – 05 May 2021)


Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (28 April – 05 May 2021)

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine

29 April – 5 May 2021

  • IOF kill Palestinian child near Odala checkpoint in Nablus, and an elderly woman for alleged stab-attack at Gush Etzion Junction, southern Bethlehem
  • IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem: 63 Palestinians wounded, including 3 children
  • 50 Palestinian civilians sustained bruises and stun grenades shrapnel wounds during IOF assault on Sheikh Jarrah sit-in
  • Four IOF shootings reported at agricultural areas (east) and nine others on fishing boats in the Gaza sea
  • In 135 IOF incursions into the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem: 89 civilians arrested, including 10 children, 3 women
  • Collective punishment policy: IOF siege several villages in Nablus and launch wide-scale demolition campaign
  • Twobarracksand two car washers demolished in Bethlehem and Hebron
  • Wide-scale settler-attacks: elderlies wounded, cars damaged, and thousands of trees uprooted, and crops set ablaze…

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Sayyed Nasrallah: Resistance Growing Stronger, We Won’t Tolerate Any Israeli Adventure


Sayyed Nasrallah
Hezbollah S.G. Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah via Al-Manar TV on International Al-Quds Day (Friday, May 7, 2021).


Marwa Haidar

Stressing that the Axis of Resistance has been growing stronger while the Zionist entity is witnessing many rifts, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah warned the Israeli enemy against committing any folly during a maneuver in the coming days.

Delivering a speech via Al-Manar on the occasion of International Al-Quds Day, Sayyed Nasrallah saluted Palestinian people for their steadfastness in face of continuous Israeli attacks.

Sayyed Nasrallah explored points of strength within the Axis of Resistance, noting that Iran has overcome the threat of war as all US and Israeli options against the Islamic Republic have failed.

His eminence also said that the war in Syria has been over, noting that several Arab states are contacting Damascus.

“We have overcome the stage where our front is targeted, and this is a…

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Τσάκισε τα Εργασιακά του Κωστή Χατζηδάκη σε 1 λεπτό! Δωρεάν εργασία δύο μήνες τον χρόνο! (Βίντεο)


Ο ηθοποιός Μάριος Αθανασίου αποκαλύπτει γιατί πως το νομοσχέδιο του Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη και Κωστή Χατζηδάκη για τα εργασιακά είναι εις βάρος των εργαζομένων

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Israeli Colonists, Police, Injure Three Palestinians In Jerusalem

altahrir, news of Islam, Muslims, Arab Spring and special Palestine

Israeli colonialist settlers and police officers attacked and injured, on Thursday at night, three Palestinians, including one who was assaulted with sharp tools, near Sheikh Jarrah Palestinian neighborhood, in the occupied Palestinian capital, Jerusalem.

Eyewitnesses said the colonists assaulted a young man, identified as Najm Qteina, with sharp tools in addition to punching and kicking him, while he was heading back home from his work near Sheikh Jarrah.

The man suffered various cuts and bruises and was moved to a local hospital for treatment.

The colonists also assaulted another young man, identified as Nimir Khaddour while walking in Jerusalem, causing various injuries before he was rushed to a hospital. Khaddour is from Biddu village, northeast of Jerusalem.

In addition, Israeli police officers invaded the home of Saleh Thiab in Sheikh Jarrah and assaulted him and his family.

Saleh suffered cuts and bruises and was moved to a hospital for treatment…

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Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians Near Jenin

altahrir, news of Islam, Muslims, Arab Spring and special Palestine

Israeli soldiers killed, on Friday morning, two Palestinians, and seriously injured a third, near the Salem Israeli military roadblock, close to the northern West Bank city of Jenin; the army claimed the Palestinians fired live rounds at the soldiers and were killed in the ensuing exchange of fire.

Israeli media sources said the exchange of fire took place at a bus stop near the Salem colonialist outpost, outside the Salem military base.

They added that the Palestinians allegedly used improvised Carl Gustave rifles (known as Carlo) in the attack, before they were shot and killed, and stated that the incident did not lead to injuries among the soldiers.

Following the shooting, Palestinian ambulances rushed to the scene, but the soldiers did not allow them to reach the Palestinians.

Israeli Ynet News said two of the Palestinians were instantly killed during the exchange of fire, and one was injured before he…

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