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 #freemelania 17_12#freemelania 17_12 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The psychotic paranoid Sultan The psychotic paranoid Sultan by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #704Wall talk #704 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #703Wall talk #703 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The House-Whites of Washington and the democrats of USAThe House-Whites of Washington and the democrats of USA by Thanos Kalamidas
 #freemelania 17_08#freemelania 17_08 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The spoiled brat of Greek politics: Kyriakos the TrumpThe spoiled brat of Greek politics: Kyriakos the Trump by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wolfgang the bitterWolfgang the bitter by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #702Wall talk #702 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Europe in get-ready modeEurope in get-ready mode by Thanos Kalamidas
 #freemelania 17_06#freemelania 17_06 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 You Tarzan, me May You Tarzan, me May by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #701Wall talk #701 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 President Donald's ...godPresident Donald's ...god by Thanos Kalamidas
 Trumpism semanticsTrumpism semantics by Thanos Kalamidas
 #freemelania 17_02#freemelania 17_02 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 #freemelania 17_01#freemelania 17_01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Για ένα φιλότιμο ...2016Για ένα φιλότιμο ...2016 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Τέσσερεις ταινίες, η μια μούφαΤέσσερεις ταινίες, η μια μούφα by Ovi Greece
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 Happy New ...Old? Happy New ...Old? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Για την εικόναΓια την εικόνα by Ovi Greece
Ένα πράγμα που αγάπησα και ταυτόχρονα αντιπάθ
 Traditions and hopeTraditions and hope by Thanos Kalamidas
 #freemelania 16_02#freemelania 16_02 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 #freemelania 16_01#freemelania 16_01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #640Wall talk #640 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #639Wall talk #639 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A comic sketch, Ronald Reagan and Donald TrumpA comic sketch, Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #638Wall talk #638 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty again #608Dino & Anty again #608 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Donald effectThe Donald effect by Thanos Kalamidas
 Always Something! #019Always Something! #019 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #636Wall talk #636 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #607Lift Spirits #607 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty again #607Dino & Anty again #607 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #018Always Something! #018 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #606SnakeBoots #606 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 September 11 attacksSeptember 11 attacks by The Ovi Team
The September 11 attacks or 9/11, were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by Al-Qaeda upon the United Stat
 Lift Spirits #606Lift Spirits #606 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #633Wall talk #633 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty again #606Dino & Anty again #606 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #017Always Something! #017 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Thou shalt not take the name of Erdogan in vainThou shalt not take the name of Erdogan in vain by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #632Wall talk #632 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 America, What the F........America, What the F........ by Thanos Kalamidas
US President, Barack Obama, addressing the Democratic convention a few days earlier said that the main question he\'s getting from world leaders as they watch the current presidential campaign is: \"What is happening in America?” Well, he
 A very twisted toleranceA very twisted tolerance by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #630Wall talk #630 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Which coup has lost in Turkey?Which coup has lost in Turkey? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #629Wall talk #629 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #605PersOnality DisOrders #605 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Chilcot May have saved Corbyn and stopped BrexitChilcot May have saved Corbyn and stopped Brexit by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots #605SnakeBoots #605 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #628Wall talk #628 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The dark side of the Brexit The dark side of the Brexit by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #627Wall talk #627 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Is Brexit the first sign for an EU-exit? Is Brexit the first sign for an EU-exit? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #626Wall talk #626 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #625Wall talk #625 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Orlando, NRA's blood lineOrlando, NRA's blood line by Thanos Kalamidas
 Brexit, a well-planned denialBrexit, a well-planned denial by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #605Lift Spirits #605 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #624Wall talk #624 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #623Wall talk #623 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Poland's AntigonePoland's Antigone by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty again #605Dino & Anty again #605 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #016Always Something! #016 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #604PersOnality DisOrders #604 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #621Wall talk #621 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Forgetting the ones that really matterForgetting the ones that really matter by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #604Lift Spirits #604 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #620Wall talk #620 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #604Dino & Anty #604 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #015Always Something! #015 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Trumpism, the US identity crisisTrumpism, the US identity crisis by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #619Wall talk #619 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Panama baloney The Panama baloney by Thanos Kalamidas
It all started as the leak of the century, the leak of all t
 Wall talk #618Wall talk #618 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #603SnakeBoots #603 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #617Wall talk #617 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #616Wall talk #616 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Water without frontiersWater without frontiers by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #615Wall talk #615 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #603Dino & Anty #603 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #613Wall talk #613 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #014Always Something! #014 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Yes minister, BrexitYes minister, Brexit by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #611Wall talk #611 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #610Wall talk #610 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #602SnakeBoots #602 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #609Wall talk #609 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Καλωσήρθατε στο Ovi GreeceΚαλωσήρθατε στο Ovi Greece by Ovi Greece
Καλωσήρθατε στο Ovi GreeceΘάνος Καλαμίδας
 Lift Spirits #602Lift Spirits #602 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #608Wall talk #608 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Niinisto's fuel to the nazi fireNiinisto's fuel to the nazi fire by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty #602Dino & Anty #602 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #013Always Something! #013 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #601PersOnality DisOrders #601 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 And now what? And now what? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #601Lift Spirits #601 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #606Wall talk #606 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 It is implementing Europe, stupidIt is implementing Europe, stupid by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #605Wall talk #605 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #604Wall talk #604 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #601Dino & Anty #601 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #603Wall talk #603 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #012Always Something! #012 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #602Wall talk #602 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #601Wall talk #601 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 United we should standUnited we should stand by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty #515Dino & Anty #515 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #043Wall talk #043 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #042Wall talk #042 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When you can only see evilWhen you can only see evil by Thanos Kalamidas
 11 years standing for democracy 11 years standing for democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #041Wall talk #041 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #513Dino & Anty #513 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #011Always Something! #011 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #040Wall talk #040 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #512SnakeBoots #512 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #039Wall talk #039 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #038Wall talk #038 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Deja vu for the wrong reasonsDeja vu for the wrong reasons by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #037Wall talk #037 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #036Wall talk #036 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #512Dino & Anty #512 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #035Wall talk #035 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #511PersOnality DisOrders #511 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #033Wall talk #033 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #032Wall talk #032 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The EU directorateThe EU directorate by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #031Wall talk #031 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #511Lift Spirits #511 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Shooting from the other side of the oceanShooting from the other side of the ocean by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #029Wall talk #029 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #511Dino & Anty #511 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #009Always Something! #009 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #027Wall talk #027 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #510PersOnality DisOrders #510 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #510SnakeBoots #510 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #026Wall talk #026 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Europe dies in HungaryEurope dies in Hungary by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #510Lift Spirits #510 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Finland, Greece of the northFinland, Greece of the north by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #025Wall talk #025 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #510Dino & Anty #510 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Because we forgetBecause we forget by Thanos Kalamidas
 Always Something! #008Always Something! #008 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #024Wall talk #024 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #023Wall talk #023 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Hurricane "Syrian refugees"Hurricane "Syrian refugees" by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #022Wall talk #022 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Water under the bridgeWater under the bridge by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #021Wall talk #021 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Greeks baring memorandumsGreeks baring memorandums by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots #509SnakeBoots #509 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #020Wall talk #020 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Finnish serpent's eggFinnish serpent's egg by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #509Lift Spirits #509 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #019Wall talk #019 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Denial or acceptanceDenial or acceptance by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #018Wall talk #018 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #509Dino & Anty #509 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #007Always Something! #007 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #017Wall talk #017 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #508PersOnality DisOrders #508 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #508SnakeBoots #508 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Recep Tayyip Putin and ISILRecep Tayyip Putin and ISIL by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #016Wall talk #016 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #508Lift Spirits #508 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #015Wall talk #015 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #508Dino & Anty #508 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #013Wall talk #013 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The first victory in the right place, corruption resigns in GreeceThe first victory in the right place, corruption resigns in Greece by Thanos Kalamidas
 A Greek "NO" for all the EuropeansA Greek "NO" for all the Europeans by Thanos Kalamidas
 The most glorious moments of the Greek history have a "NO"The most glorious moments of the Greek history have a "NO" by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #014Wall talk #014 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #507PersOnality DisOrders #507 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Referendum against the Europe of the united banks and corporations Referendum against the Europe of the united banks and corporations by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots #507SnakeBoots #507 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #012Wall talk #012 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Ovi Symposium; fifty-fourth MeetingOvi Symposium; fifty-fourth Meeting by Abigail George
Ovi Symposium: “A Philosophical Conversation on the Nature of Art within Modernity and the Envisioning of a
 The truth nobody wants to hear about a GrexitThe truth nobody wants to hear about a Grexit by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #507Lift Spirits #507 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #507Dino & Anty #507 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 EU's labour dark ages EU's labour dark ages by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #011Wall talk #011 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #005Always Something! #005 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The True face of Finland abroadThe True face of Finland abroad by Thanos Kalamidas
Negotiations for the creation of the new Finnish government have been finalized after a month of hard
 Wall talk #010Wall talk #010 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #506PersOnality DisOrders #506 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #506SnakeBoots #506 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 EU expandingly shrinking EU expandingly shrinking by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #009Wall talk #009 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The renewed Europe The renewed Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
 Sacrificing Finnish democracy Sacrificing Finnish democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
In one of the most dramatic moments of the Greek epos “Iliad”, king Agamemnon sacrifices h
 Dino & Anty #506Dino & Anty #506 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 O tempora o ...illegal moresO tempora o ...illegal mores by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots #505SnakeBoots #505 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #505Lift Spirits #505 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How Finns will wake up on the 20th of April How Finns will wake up on the 20th of April by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty #505Dino & Anty #505 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #003Always Something! #003 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Is Hillary ready for today's America?Is Hillary ready for today's America? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #006Wall talk #006 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The True/Pure Finnish roadThe True/Pure Finnish road by Thanos Kalamidas
 Tsipras in Moscow Tsipras in Moscow by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots #504SnakeBoots #504 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Boris and Nigel circus The Boris and Nigel circus by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #005Wall talk #005 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #504Lift Spirits #504 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Greek football's Trojan horseGreek football's Trojan horse by Thanos Kalamidas
 Wall talk #004Wall talk #004 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #504Dino & Anty #504 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Always Something! #002Always Something! #002 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #003Wall talk #003 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Sodoma and IslamophobiaSodoma and Islamophobia by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders #503PersOnality DisOrders #503 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The East German laundering machine and GreeceThe East German laundering machine and Greece by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots #503SnakeBoots #503 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #503Lift Spirits #503 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Wall talk #001 &2Wall talk #001 &2 by Thanos Kalamidas
 That old skeptism That old skeptism by Thanos Kalamidas
 Always Something! #001Always Something! #001 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #503Dino & Anty #503 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #502PersOnality DisOrders #502 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #502SnakeBoots #502 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #502Lift Spirits #502 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #502Dino & Anty #502 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 For a Greek democracy For a Greek democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders #501PersOnality DisOrders #501 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #501SnakeBoots #501 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits #501Lift Spirits #501 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #501Dino & Anty #501 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 He was just a cartoonistHe was just a cartoonist by Thanos Kalamidas
 Samaras invests in fearSamaras invests in fear by Thanos Kalamidas
 Happy New YearHappy New Year by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty Happy New Year!Dino & Anty Happy New Year! by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #245Dino & Anty #245 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Give peace a chanceGive peace a chance by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 424PersOnality DisOrders 424 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 10 Years, WOW!!! 10 Years, WOW!!! by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 424SnakeBoots 424 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 424Lift Spirits 424 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Shocked to be shockedShocked to be shocked by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 424Dino & Anty 424 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Corrupted police and the fascist SamarasCorrupted police and the fascist Samaras by Thanos Kalamidas
 The universality of the Athens Polytechnic The universality of the Athens Polytechnic by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 422PersOnality DisOrders 422 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 422Lift Spirits 422 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 422Dino & Anty 422 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The dangerous allyThe dangerous ally by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 421PersOnality DisOrders 421 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Let's talk footballLet's talk football by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 421SnakeBoots 421 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 421Lift Spirits 421 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #421Dino & Anty #421 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Georgie boy smilingGeorgie boy smiling by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 420PersOnality DisOrders 420 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Portuguese reportPortuguese report by Euro Reporter
 Dino & Anty 420Dino & Anty 420 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 419PersOnality DisOrders 419 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 419Dino & Anty 419 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 418PersOnality DisOrders 418 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The letter of the lawThe letter of the law by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few weeks - and despite all the other problems - there is a very tense talk in Greece about a new anti-racist law. A law that will specify what hate crime is what racism is and the punishments for violations of the law. I’ve been
 SnakeBoots 418SnakeBoots 418 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 418Lift Spirits 418 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Dino & Anty 418Dino & Anty 418 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 417PersOnality DisOrders 417 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 417Lift Spirits 417 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 417Dino & Anty 417 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 416PersOnality DisOrders 416 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 416SnakeBoots 416 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A century afterA century after by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 416Lift Spirits 416 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 415Dino & Anty 415 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 415PersOnality DisOrders 415 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 415SnakeBoots 415 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 415Lift Spirits 415 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 414PersOnality DisOrders 414 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 414SnakeBoots 414 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 414Lift Spirits 414 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 414Dino & Anty 414 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Finnish mediocrity in EUThe Finnish mediocrity in EU by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 413PersOnality DisOrders 413 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Geo-cultural strategy for Eurasia - A Paradigm for the New Silk RoadGeo-cultural strategy for Eurasia - A Paradigm for the New Silk Road by Murray Hunter
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 SnakeBoots 413SnakeBoots 413 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 EU's dark agesEU's dark ages by Thanos Kalamidas
 McCain's pipelines McCain's pipelines by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 413Dino & Anty 413 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Hostages to our guilt Hostages to our guilt by Thanos Kalamidas
 A fascist shadow all over EuropeA fascist shadow all over Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 411PersOnality DisOrders 411 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 411SnakeBoots 411 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 411Lift Spirits 411 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 411Dino & Anty 411 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 410PersOnality DisOrders 410 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 410SnakeBoots 410 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Killing and kidnapping, for what faith? Killing and kidnapping, for what faith? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 410Lift Spirits 410 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The rise of little FuhrersThe rise of little Fuhrers by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 410Dino & Anty 410 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 409PersOnality DisOrders 409 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 409SnakeBoots 409 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Without geographic definition.Without geographic definition. by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 409Lift Spirits 409 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 409Dino & Anty 409 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 So, Happy Easter Ukraine So, Happy Easter Ukraine by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 408PersOnality DisOrders 408 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 408SnakeBoots 408 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Numbers unite EU destroying Greeks Numbers unite EU destroying Greeks by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 408Dino & Anty 408 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 407PersOnality DisOrders 407 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The rotten officeThe rotten office by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 407SnakeBoots 407 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 407Lift Spirits 407 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 407Dino & Anty 407 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Municipality elections and footballMunicipality elections and football by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 406PersOnality DisOrders 406 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 406Lift Spirits 406 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 406Dino & Anty 406 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 405PersOnality DisOrders 405 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 405Lift Spirits 405 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 What if is not an if anymore?What if is not an if anymore? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 405Dino & Anty 405 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 404PersOnality DisOrders 404 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Misunderstanding democracyMisunderstanding democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 404Lift Spirits 404 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 403PersOnality DisOrders 403 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 403Lift Spirits 403 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 403Dino & Anty 403 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 402PersOnality DisOrders 402 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 402Lift Spirits 402 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 402Dino & Anty 402 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 401PersOnality DisOrders 401 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Finnish unethical Facebook violations Finnish unethical Facebook violations by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 401Lift Spirits 401 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 401Dino & Anty 401 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 326PersOnality DisOrders 326 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Happy KimHappy Kim by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 326Lift Spirits 326 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 326Dino & Anty 326 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 325PersOnality DisOrders 325 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The man who gave hope and dignityThe man who gave hope and dignity by Thanos Kalamidas
Hours after reading that Nelson Mandela, Madiba is dead; I find it dificult to write or think anything. Is just his eyes looking at me that I see and feel. I can just repeat an article I worte about him three years ago and really really wish th
 Lift Spirits 325Lift Spirits 325 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Finns denial and hypocrisyThe Finns denial and hypocrisy by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 325Dino & Anty 325 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 324PersOnality DisOrders 324 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 324Lift Spirits 324 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 324Dino & Anty 324 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 323PersOnality DisOrders 323 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 90 minutes in awe 90 minutes in awe by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 323SnakeBoots 323 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 323Lift Spirits 323 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The two edges theoryThe two edges theory by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 323Dino & Anty 323 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 322PersOnality DisOrders 322 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 322Lift Spirits 322 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Retiring unemployed and forgottenRetiring unemployed and forgotten by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 322Dino & Anty 322 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 321PersOnality DisOrders 321 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The phony of the European democracyThe phony of the European democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 321SnakeBoots 321 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 321Lift Spirits 321 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 321Dino & Anty 321 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Golden Dawn's natural environment; a prison cellGolden Dawn's natural environment; a prison cell by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 320PersOnality DisOrders 320 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Golden Dawn stabbed GreeceGolden Dawn stabbed Greece by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 320Lift Spirits 320 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 320Dino & Anty 320 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 What is left, vengeful & paranoid?What is left, vengeful & paranoid? by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 319PersOnality DisOrders 319 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The G of what? ...neglect or povertyThe G of what? ...neglect or poverty by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 319Lift Spirits 319 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Baroness Ashton killed European credibilityWhen Baroness Ashton killed European credibility by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 318PersOnality DisOrders 318 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Europe of the two speedsThe Europe of the two speeds by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 318SnakeBoots 318 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 318Lift Spirits 318 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 After Blair's new-Labour, Miliband's invisible-Labour After Blair's new-Labour, Miliband's invisible-Labour by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 318Dino & Anty 318 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Globalize poverty globalizes fascismGlobalize poverty globalizes fascism by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 317PersOnality DisOrders 317 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 317SnakeBoots 317 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 True conspiratorially hiddenTrue conspiratorially hidden by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 317Lift Spirits 317 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Mugabe's worst crimeMugabe's worst crime by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 316PersOnality DisOrders 316 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Zimmerman maneuver in HelsinkiThe Zimmerman maneuver in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 316SnakeBoots 316 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Why it took a death?Why it took a death? by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders #315PersOnality DisOrders #315 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Between the two evils in Tahrir SquareBetween the two evils in Tahrir Square by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #315Lift Spirits #315 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #315Dino & Anty #315 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Recession over? Which recession?Recession over? Which recession? by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few weeks officials all around Europe announce that recession is over, euro is strong and the future bright and shining. In the meantime even German companies started announcing cuts while in the south the
 PersOnality DisOrders #314PersOnality DisOrders #314 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #314SnakeBoots #314 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 314Dino & Anty 314 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 313PersOnality DisOrders 313 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The sultan is not ...exactly nakedThe sultan is not ...exactly naked by Thanos Kalamidas
 SnakeBoots 313SnakeBoots 313 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 313Lift Spirits 313 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 312SnakeBoots 312 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Carry a gun inside a parliamentCarry a gun inside a parliament by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 312Lift Spirits 312 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 312Dino & Anty 312 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #311PersOnality DisOrders #311 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #311Dino & Anty #311 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #310PersOnality DisOrders #310 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots #310SnakeBoots #310 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Not even dreamNot even dream by Thanos Kalamidas
In the anniversary of the three years since the day Greece officially entered deep recession - where recession the obviously political correct word for bankruptcy – except of the people who were forced to deal
 Lift Spirits #310Lift Spirits #310 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #310Dino & Anty #310 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A Greek dictatorship of the past and their contemporary traitors' heirsA Greek dictatorship of the past and their contemporary traitors' heirs by Thanos Kalamidas
Today, April 21st is a day of national embarrassment in Greece and a reminder that the reptiles of the Nazism are still alive. Like today back 1967 a group of traitors army officers with the help of traitors civilians managed to put democracy i
 SnakeBoots #309SnakeBoots #309 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty #309Dino & Anty #309 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 On the way to paradise with the hell she created behindOn the way to paradise with the hell she created behind by Thanos Kalamidas
There is definitely irony into me writing about Margaret Thatcher a day after she died. Actually with all the effect the last few years to smooth and beautify her icon even with a little help from Hollywood, the Iro
 Golden dawn pissing democracyGolden dawn pissing democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
This is going to be surreal but let me try de
 Lift Spirits 307Lift Spirits 307 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 307Dino & Anty 307 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The partnership is dead in CyprusThe partnership is dead in Cyprus by Thanos Kalamidas
So let me see. Britain has a common currency, the pound. but for some reason Oxfordshire is not doing so well with economics so the central bank in London decides to isolate Oxfordshire and doomed the locals. And that’s a solution. Nothin
 SnakeBoots 306SnakeBoots 306 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 306Dino & Anty 306 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Don't wait till the Golden Dawn knocks on your doorDon't wait till the Golden Dawn knocks on your door by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 305PersOnality DisOrders 305 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 305SnakeBoots 305 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 305Lift Spirits 305 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Why support EU, Silvio?Why support EU, Silvio? by Thanos Kalamidas
And now what? It seems that we are going to see in Italy the same play we saw a few months ago in Greece. A re-election or a huge compromise in the name of European unity. And in the middle of all that we also got an amateur clown and a profess
 Dino & Anty 305Dino & Anty 305 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The nightmare in the neighbourhoodThe nightmare in the neighbourhood by Thanos Kalamidas
What do you think when you read, Swaziland? I presume you think of a poor African country with little kids in the streets asking for food and a lot of support from the United Nations. Well you are not far from the truth and the more informed ca
 PersOnality DisOrders 304PersOnality DisOrders 304 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 304SnakeBoots 304 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 304Lift Spirits 304 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Shame! Shame! by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few months more and more photos and videos have started appearing in the international media and internet showing poor and homeless in Greece. In a very twisted way there is something good out of it because people might escape their stere
 Lift Spirits 303Lift Spirits 303 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 303Dino & Anty 303 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Ovi magazine thematic issue #24 "Nationalism"Ovi magazine thematic issue #24 "Nationalism" by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders 302PersOnality DisOrders 302 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Side-effects of a mailboxSide-effects of a mailbox by Thanos Kalamidas
The constant increasing readership of Ovi magazine has also brought something else, the side effects. And one of them that sometimes makes you angry, sometimes sad or uncomfortable and occasionally laugh is the mail. During the day I try to go oft
 Lift Spirits 302Lift Spirits 302 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Lance and Oprah sentenced sports to death When Lance and Oprah sentenced sports to death by Thanos Kalamidas
 Dino & Anty 302Dino & Anty 302 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 301SnakeBoots 301 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Fascism occupies villa Greece with police brutalityFascism occupies villa Greece with police brutality by Thanos Kalamidas
Even though watching live Neil Armstrong doing his first step in the moon marked my youth and all my dreams for long time, even though faster cars, supersonic planes and colour television were admirable the biggest technological revolution that ha
 Lift Spirits 301Lift Spirits 301 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Waiting for Darth Vader or a Hobbit lost in translationWaiting for Darth Vader or a Hobbit lost in translation by Thanos Kalamidas
It all started with a post in Facebook and ended with a comment after the end of the film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” from my partner who watched the film with me. The post said, “I was very surprised by the Hobbit movie
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
French woman trapped in Roubaix shop for New Year
 Happy New Year with the Obama effectHappy New Year with the Obama effect by Thanos Kalamidas
Happy New Year. Traditions and customs demand to start the year with a wish. This wish. Happy New Year. But life nowadays has proved that wishes and hopes are not enough. And the last two decades have been hard, very hard for all of us. Wishes and
 To boldly goTo boldly go by Thanos Kalamidas
Eight years ago we started a travel to boldly go where no man has gone before. At least that’s what we thought. Of course a lot of others have done the same but none of us before and it has been a mission to explore strange new worlds, to
 PersOnality DisOrders 243PersOnality DisOrders 243 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 243SnakeBoots 243 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Why?Why? by Thanos Kalamidas
  1 child dying every 4 seconds14 children
 Lift Spirits 243Lift Spirits 243 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Sarah Palins' jinxThe Sarah Palins' jinx by Thanos Kalamidas
My day starts with browsing the news and I do the same thing a few times during the day. And you must admit the news is not the best way to lift your spirits and start optimist a new day. So I go through the news, I check all the catastrophes, the
 Dino & Anty 243Dino & Anty 243 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 242PersOnality DisOrders 242 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 242SnakeBoots 242 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 What dreams Kate of Cambridge has for Memona What dreams Kate of Cambridge has for Memona by Thanos Kalamidas
It was this huge headline on one of the British newspapers last week saying: definitely twins. Some kind of celebrity participant in reality shows had diagnosed that these morning discomforts of the future queen meant twins. At least now we kno
 Lift Spirits 242Lift Spirits 242 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 242Dino & Anty 242 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 241PersOnality DisOrders 241 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 241SnakeBoots 241 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 I am embarrassed You are Greek, Mihaloliakos and  KasidiarisI am embarrassed You are Greek, Mihaloliakos and Kasidiaris by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few days a series of surveys in Greece show the neo-Nazi party of the Golden Dawn rising to the position of the third party in popularity with more than 12%. The same time the insolence of their representatives in the Greek parliament
 Lift Spirits 241Lift Spirits 241 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 241Dino & Anty 241 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Santa stuck by beard at Reading shopping centre
 PersOnality DisOrders 240PersOnality DisOrders 240 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 240SnakeBoots 240 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 240Lift Spirits 240 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 240Dino & Anty 240 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 239PersOnality DisOrders 239 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Have you become a politician president Obama? Have you become a politician president Obama? by Thanos Kalamidas
I have to admit that the announcement of a visit to Myanmar from the freshly elected for a second term American president Obama caught me off guard. And if you noticed, I didn’t use the name Burma but the name the dictators use, Myanmar. Bec
 SnakeBoots 239SnakeBoots 239 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 239Lift Spirits 239 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 239Dino & Anty 239 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Bolivia returns stolen mummy to Peru
 PersOnality DisOrders 238PersOnality DisOrders 238 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 238SnakeBoots 238 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Hope is connected with Barack ObamaHope is connected with Barack Obama by Thanos Kalamidas
It was a few days ago when the evening-news had a special report from Ohio, USA and the latest part of the American presidential campaign.  For some reason I kept the volume mute and I just watched the two candidates and their body language.
 Lift Spirits 238Lift Spirits 238 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 238Dino & Anty 238 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 237PersOnality DisOrders 237 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 237SnakeBoots 237 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 237Lift Spirits 237 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 237Dino & Anty 237 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 236PersOnality DisOrders 236 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 236SnakeBoots 236 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 236Lift Spirits 236 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz 236Show Bizz 236 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Dino & Anty 236Dino & Anty 236 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Malala's alphabetMalala's alphabet by Thanos Kalamidas
Now it is official and signed with two bullets. The worst enemy is not tanks, airplanes and submarines; the worst enemy is education. And this is happening for centuries. The worst enemy for dictators and invaders. The first target in their agenda
 PersOnality DisOrders 235PersOnality DisOrders 235 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 235SnakeBoots 235 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Barroso with a Nobel? Barroso with a Nobel? by Thanos Kalamidas
Don’t they say that the first reaction is the correct reaction? Well, my first reaction to the news from the Norwegian capital this morning was to laugh! After verifying the news I got a telephone call from a friend asking if I had heard and
 Lift Spirits 235Lift Spirits 235 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 235Dino & Anty 235 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 234PersOnality DisOrders 234 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Beware of Angela bearing gifts Beware of Angela bearing gifts by Thanos Kalamidas
The last thirty years I have met and occasionally worked with a big number of politicians in every level of the political life – from local to national to international level - and in many different countries. All of them despite ideologi
 SnakeBoots 234SnakeBoots 234 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 234Dino & Anty 234 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 We love Europe, projectWe love Europe, project by Thanos Kalamidas
We don’t usually publish letters and request
 One dollar-one euroOne dollar-one euro by Thanos Kalamidas
Waiting for the weekend three south European countries, all eurozone members are getting ready for a series of new economic measures that lead to series of serious cuts and all three of them facing a common problem. From one side the cuts mainly t
 PersOnality DisOrders 233PersOnality DisOrders 233 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 233SnakeBoots 233 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 233Lift Spirits 233 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Obese elephants in Tamil Nadu given slimming help
 Dino & Anty 233Dino & Anty 233 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 232PersOnality DisOrders 232 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 232SnakeBoots 232 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 232Lift Spirits 232 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 232Dino & Anty 232 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 231PersOnality DisOrders 231 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 231SnakeBoots 231 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 231Lift Spirits 231 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Man accused of stealing $200K in merchandise caught on video D
 Dino & Anty 231Dino & Anty 231 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Labelling illegal and trafficking to deathLabelling illegal and trafficking to death by Thanos Kalamidas
I suppose you will not find it in the news or you might see it somewhere hidden, but a few hours ago a boat sunk in the Turkish waters carrying over a hundred people to Greece. Over fifty dead, thirty of them kids of all ages. According to the lat
 SnakeBoots 230SnakeBoots 230 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 230Lift Spirits 230 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Rembrandt lost in post by gallery in Norway
 Dino & Anty 230Dino & Anty 230 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 This is shooting FinlandThis is shooting Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
I have been waiting for a week to read something. Even a small line in the news. Absolutely nothing. But let me explain what I’ve been waiting for. It was in the news with the headline, firearms accidents kill two children. A five-year old b
 SnakeBoots 229SnakeBoots 229 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 229Lift Spirits 229 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 This is Stubbed FinlandThis is Stubbed Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
According to the popular online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia; The Telegraph is a “conservative-leaning newspaper” and this is a political correct exaggeration on the wrong side. The telegraph represents the most conservative side of the Br
 Dino & Anty 229Dino & Anty 229 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 228PersOnality DisOrders 228 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 228SnakeBoots 228 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A disoriented nation out of character and a very dark dawnA disoriented nation out of character and a very dark dawn by Thanos Kalamidas
Do you know what was the first question from friends, even neighbours on my return from Greece? What’s going on over there? And I could see from their faces that they thought that I had just been in some kind of a war or a disaster zone. Fee
 Lift Spirits 228Lift Spirits 228 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 228Dino & Anty 228 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 227PersOnality DisOrders 227 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 227SnakeBoots 227 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 227Lift Spirits 227 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 227Dino & Anty 227 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 226SnakeBoots 226 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Greece in damage control moodGreece in damage control mood by Thanos Kalamidas
While you are reading these words I’m in a small Greek island in the middle of the Aegean Sea. Living abroad for so many years like I do, there are too many things that influence you and change you; actually after a bit of time you discover
 Apopseis and an unethical attackApopseis and an unethical attack by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits 226Lift Spirits 226 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 225PersOnality DisOrders 225 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 225SnakeBoots 225 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 O tempora o Olympic moresO tempora o Olympic mores by Thanos Kalamidas
In the beginning it was the sports pages but soon all media took over with the million dollar question everywhere, who’s going to break the nine seconds record! And if somebody does, however inhuman this might be, manage to break the record
 Lift Spirits 225Lift Spirits 225 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Selective democratization and SyriaSelective democratization and Syria by Thanos Kalamidas
The last weeks, just like everybody else, I have been watching what’s going on in Syria. I have got angry with the pictures that circulate internet, frustrated with the news and sad with the numbers of dead. But I haven’t written anyth
 Dino & Anty 225Dino & Anty 225 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 224PersOnality DisOrders 224 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 224SnakeBoots 224 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Cat video film festival
 Lift Spirits 224Lift Spirits 224 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Finnish legitimacy and the global ethicThe Finnish legitimacy and the global ethic by Thanos Kalamidas
The Finnish Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen for one more time is rolling her sleeves and getting ready for collateral negotiations, this time with Madrid all in the name of the Finnish people and the European unity. and Jutta is just the obvious
 Dino & Anty 224Dino & Anty 224 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 223PersOnality DisOrders 223 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 223SnakeBoots 223 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Santiago de Compostela Codex Calixtinus found in garage
 Lift Spirits 223Lift Spirits 223 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Jutta Urpilainen Vis Kim KardashianJutta Urpilainen Vis Kim Kardashian by Thanos Kalamidas
In politics there is a principal; when you load a gun - don’t misunderstand, I don’t mean a real gun, it is politics semantics - you must have a b plan, an escape route and definitely the wish to use it. If you don’t have any of
 Dino & Anty 223Dino & Anty 223 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Issue #23 - "Europe from its foundations to the 21st century"Issue #23 - "Europe from its foundations to the 21st century" by Thanos Kalamidas
An evening last month going through the Ovi
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Players into refugees in a new appThe
 To have the Euro-cake and not pay it tooTo have the Euro-cake and not pay it too by Thanos Kalamidas
The European leadership met in Brussels and they decided that they have to decide; period! The American president Barack Obama has lately often shown his disappointment to his fellow European leaders regarding their lack of drastic decisions and P
 PersOnality DisOrders 222PersOnality DisOrders 222 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 222SnakeBoots 222 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 222Lift Spirits 222 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The new Greek governmentThe new Greek government by Thanos Kalamidas
Checking the names of the new Greek government I realized that this government will have the shortest period of grace in the Greek history perhaps the European history. And the feeling was very strong since while checking the names and their short
 Dino & Anty 222Dino & Anty 222 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Strike if you will, but hear firstStrike if you will, but hear first by Thanos Kalamidas
A month ago and while the Greek people were literally heading to vote I wrote an editorial in Greek reminding my compatriots what has happened the last thirty years and what should be in front of them. This time and while for one more time with ju
 PersOnality DisOrders 221PersOnality DisOrders 221 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 221SnakeBoots 221 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The road to hell is paved with euro intentionsThe road to hell is paved with euro intentions by Thanos Kalamidas
Crying wolf is the most often used story with an educational end for centuries, but I’m afraid the last couple of years the domino effect is the contemporary European wolf with the very bad end. And just like with the little shepherd everybo
 Lift Spirits 221Lift Spirits 221 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The real face of fascism live on Greek TVThe real face of fascism live on Greek TV by Thanos Kalamidas
Just before ten o’clock in the morning and browsing the news I got a mail linking me to a video that had been uploaded just minutes ago. Two hours later I hadn’t still recover from the shock and evening now browsing the news again the
 German laundering a bailoutGerman laundering a bailout by Thanos Kalamidas
Spain has rejected plans for an EU and IMF bailout for one more time the last few hours and I’m sure they are going to do it many more times for the next few days. A déjà vu for me coming from tow years back when the Greek prime mi
 Dino & Anty 221Dino & Anty 221 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Mugabe, the cannibal genocide responsible representing UNMugabe, the cannibal genocide responsible representing UN by Thanos Kalamidas
Just imagine the United Nations in a special celebration announcing that Joseph Stalin was going to be appointed as representative of the organization to promote tourism! You think I’m joking? Well the only part I’m joking is the part
 PersOnality DisOrders 220PersOnality DisOrders 220 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 This is when Finland goes BilderbergThis is when Finland goes Bilderberg by Thanos Kalamidas
It’s a long time ago when I found my self meeting a group of people thanks to a friend of mine. After a “boy’s night out” one of them – obviously the leader – told me that I was welcome to the brotherhood des
 SnakeBoots 220SnakeBoots 220 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 220Lift Spirits 220 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 220Dino & Anty 220 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Tokyo keepers catch fugitive Penguin
 SnakeBoots 219SnakeBoots 219 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Who's playing chicken?Who's playing chicken? by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few days I read an article about the situation in Europe nowadays and how things are going between Merkel, Hollande and the new Greek political reality and the whole thing was described as playing chicken in many levels and deferent table
 Lift Spirits 219Lift Spirits 219 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 219Dino & Anty 219 by Thanos Kalamidas
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Men charged in arson fires were nabbed at gunpoint by suspicious property owner
 PersOnality DisOrders 218PersOnality DisOrders 218 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 218SnakeBoots 218 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 In the name of democracy please be democraticIn the name of democracy please be democratic by Thanos Kalamidas
Greece is set for new elections and somehow I have the feeling that in these elections is not only Greece that tests democracy but the whole Europe and in a strange déjà vu – especially regarding the European aspect of the Greek el
 Lift Spirits 218Lift Spirits 218 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 218Dino & Anty 218 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 216PersOnality DisOrders 216 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The European dream and power playsThe European dream and power plays by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few years when we talk about the European Union often we confuse the reality with the dream. The dream and the aim of the 27 states that constitute the Union today and the others that want to be members is one confederation that includes
 SnakeBoots 217SnakeBoots 217 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A bloody Golden sunDown where democracy rised A bloody Golden sunDown where democracy rised by Thanos Kalamidas
While everybody was expecting France and Hollande to make headlines after last Sunday’s results it was the Greek elections that hacked the spotlights. And the headlines combined with statements from states’ representatives and experts
 Lift Spirits 217Lift Spirits 217 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Compatriots Greeks in the name of democracy don't vote MPs, vote representativesCompatriots Greeks in the name of democracy don't vote MPs, vote representatives by Thanos Kalamidas
I hope the readers of Ovi magazine will forgive me but in front the possibility/probability of a Nazi party entering the Greek parliament, in the country that founded democracy, I feel at least oblige to say some things in Greek. I don’t believe
 Dino & Anty 217Dino & Anty 217 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Europe for the people and not people for the EuroEurope for the people and not people for the Euro by Thanos Kalamidas
In the next twenty-four hours two European counties will deal with critical elections. The schizophrenic with those two cases is that the result of those elections will influence in many ways – not always similar – their internal situa
 PersOnality DisOrders 216PersOnality DisOrders 216 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 216SnakeBoots 216 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Marching to the Greek parliament with a Nazi saluteMarching to the Greek parliament with a Nazi salute by Thanos Kalamidas
The night of May 30th 1941 marks semantically the Greek modern history. Two young men, Manolis Glezos and Apostolos Santas climbed on the Acropolis and tore down the swastika, which had been there since April 27, 1941, when the Nazi forces had ent
 Lift Spirits 216Lift Spirits 216 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Burma's PR democracyBurma's PR democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
The last two weeks I keep reading in the media about the enthusiasm all the nations show for the changes in Burma. US Foreign secretary Hillary Clinton visited the state, then it was the British PM and finally the EU High Representative for Foreig
 Dino & Anty 216Dino & Anty 216 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Hollande, Nostradamus and MerkelHollande, Nostradamus and Merkel by Thanos Kalamidas
1981, for the ones who might remember, it was a strange year for Europe with French elections leading in strangeness. Francois Mitterrand was fast heading for the French presidential seat and it was around these days when the conservative media
 PersOnality DisOrders 215PersOnality DisOrders 215 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 215SnakeBoots 215 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 215Lift Spirits 215 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Eggless chick laid by hen in Sri Lanka
 Dino & Anty 215Dino & Anty 215 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 214PersOnality DisOrders 214 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 214SnakeBoots 214 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 In the Roman arena between sports and dopingIn the Roman arena between sports and doping by Thanos Kalamidas
The summer that is coming is an all sports summer with the London Olympics to hold the top sport event of the year and the European nation’s championship to follow. But the sports summer is coming after a very dark winter where the event tha
 Lift Spirits 214Lift Spirits 214 by Thanos Kalamidas
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Escaped wallaby caught using huge fishing netA wallab
 Dino & Anty 214Dino & Anty 214 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 In between crime and punishment an arrest at last! In between crime and punishment an arrest at last! by Thanos Kalamidas
For more than half a century Greece has suffered from a corrupted minority including a lot of politicians and their corruption has become so obvious the last thirty years that even the mafia pales in front of them. It was a common secret for years
 SnakeBoots 213SnakeBoots 213 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 213Lift Spirits 213 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Patriarch Kirill in furore over luxury watchThe Russian Orthod
 Dino & Anty 213Dino & Anty 213 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 212PersOnality DisOrders 212 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A death over Greece's stolen dignityA death over Greece's stolen dignity by Thanos Kalamidas
Yesterday a man killed himself in front of passing people in the most central square in Athens in front of the Greek parliament and coincidentally called “Constitution Square.” In a note he left - and this minute has overflowed the
 SnakeBoots 212SnakeBoots 212 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 212Lift Spirits 212 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Avalanche research aids search for tastier ice creamAvalanche experts are h
 Dino & Anty 212Dino & Anty 212 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Romeo shot traumatized Finland Romeo shot traumatized Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
This morning while listening the news all Finland lost a heart-beat and for the next few hours all of us doesn’t matter what we did, planed to do or didn’t do; all of us had in the back of our mind the terrifying combination of the
 PersOnality DisOrders 211PersOnality DisOrders 211 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A continent ruled by fearA continent ruled by fear by Thanos Kalamidas
Except some Italians I presume nobody else has missed Berlusconi and his schizophrenic policies but how Europe will look without Nicolas and Angela that’s a whole new story. And perhaps among other things Berlusconi entertained us occasional
 SnakeBoots 211SnakeBoots 211 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 211Lift Spirits 211 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The contemporary victims of trafficking live monuments for remembrance of slaveryThe contemporary victims of trafficking live monuments for remembrance of slavery by Thanos Kalamidas
International day of remembrance of the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Borat anthem stuns Kazakh gold medallist in KuwaitKazakhsta
 Dino & Anty 211Dino & Anty 211 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 210SnakeBoots 210 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
'Ugliest dog' in the world, Yoda, dies at 15The owner of the
 Lift Spirits 210Lift Spirits 210 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 210Dino & Anty 210 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 209PersOnality DisOrders 209 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 209SnakeBoots 209 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 209Life Undercover 209 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Lift Spirits 209Lift Spirits 209 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lady Ashton's keeping up appearancesLady Ashton's keeping up appearances by Thanos Kalamidas
Lady Ashton, the invisible representative of the European Union for the foreign affairs hasn’t made many headlines since the day she took over loyal to her decorative role in the European commission but she managed to get some columns last w
 Dino & Anty 209Dino & Anty 209 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 208PersOnality DisOrders 208 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 208SnakeBoots 208 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Me Greek - You prejudiceMe Greek - You prejudice by Thanos Kalamidas
The truth is that every time I browse the news checking for the latest and something to write my eyes automatically always go to something about Greece and the situation that unveils dramatically there. Not that there is lack of things to write
 Lift Spirits 208Lift Spirits 208 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 207PersOnality DisOrders 207 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 207SnakeBoots 207 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Ashmolean Museum heads campaign to save Manet paintingThe As
 Lift Spirits 2007Lift Spirits 2007 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Piss of our timePiss of our time by Thanos Kalamidas
I presume not many of the Ovi readers remember Neville Chamberlain waving the Munich Agreement but I suppose many have read about the glorious moment the British Prime minister on his return from meeting Hitler weeks before the beginning of the WW
 Dino & Anty 207Dino & Anty 207 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 2072nd Opinion 207 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 PersOnality DisOrders 206PersOnality DisOrders 206 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 206SnakeBoots 206 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 206Lift Spirits 206 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 206Dino & Anty 206 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Finland was GreeceWhen Finland was Greece by Thanos Kalamidas
Last week one of my articles about the situation in Greece attracted one not so attractive comment, “Boo-hoo. No more dancing Zorbas on my tax money.” This was not the first similar comment and I’m not sure about the writer
 PersOnality DisOrders 205PersOnality DisOrders 205 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 And now what ladies and gentlemen of the European Union?And now what ladies and gentlemen of the European Union? by Thanos Kalamidas
Now what Ms Merkel? Now what Mr Sarkozy? What is coming next Mr Monti? There was a film some years ago with the name “the beautiful villages beautifully burn!” Are you watching? Are you watching Athens burning in the name of the Europe
 SnakeBoots 205SnakeBoots 205 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 205Lift Spirits 205 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The way to hell and the suspicious intentionsThe way to hell and the suspicious intentions by Thanos Kalamidas
From the very beginning I have been a very loyal pro-European. Mea culpa; I was thinking of a united Europe with common cultural roots, social awareness and economic unity and never thought of Merkel, Sarkozy and the rest of the gang including Bar
 Dino & Anty 205Dino & Anty 205 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 204PersOnality DisOrders 204 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 204SnakeBoots 204 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Man arrested over glacier ice theftPolice in th
 Lift Spirits 204Lift Spirits 204 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 204Dino & Anty 204 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 203PersOnality DisOrders 203 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 203Lift Spirits 203 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A Finnish election of see and not hearA Finnish election of see and not hear by Thanos Kalamidas
This was a weird campaign; a more strange first round presidential election and even though everybody sort of knows who’s going to win they are looking forward for the second round focusing not on the favourite but on the outsider. And of co
 Dino & Anty 203Dino & Anty 203 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 202PersOnality DisOrders 202 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 202Lift Spirits 202 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 202Dino & Anty 202 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 201PersOnality DisOrders 201 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 201SnakeBoots 201 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Euro-zone and Herman's poemsEuro-zone and Herman's poems by Thanos Kalamidas
I’m afraid all the New Year resolutions about the European economy failed but I bet all Merkel’s resolutions about the German economy are going to succeed and this covers the economic situation in Europe for the glorious year 2012. By
 Lift Spirits 201Lift Spirits 201 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 201Dino & Anty 201 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1142SnakeBoots 1142 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Wedding ring 'found on carrot' after 16 years
 Dino & Anty 1143Dino & Anty 1143 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Quo Vadis Euro?Quo Vadis Euro? by Thanos Kalamidas
Did you know that Euro reached its ten years mark? I suppose between announcements that the euro-crisis is deepen, calls for unity and predictions that in the next three months the euro-zone will count one less state you might have missed the fire
 PersOnality DisOrders 1142PersOnality DisOrders 1142 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Happy New Year ...2011!Happy New Year ...2011! by Thanos Kalamidas
Customary I should write my wishes and hopes for the New Year but an hour ago while talking with a friend from Greece he told me that the latest wish in Greece for the New Year is: Happy New Year 2011! Just stop there, do a step backwards and thin
 Persona of the yearPersona of the year by Thanos Kalamidas
Customary most of the magazines and media this time of the year go through the year’s events and try to chose the persona or the events that impressed them most under the title ‘persona of the year’ and Ovi magazine was no except
 Lift Spirits 1142Lift Spirits 1142 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Elephant's sixth 'toe' discoveredA mysterious b
 Dino & Anty 1142Dino & Anty 1142 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Season greetings with Merry ChristmasSeason greetings with Merry Christmas by Thanos Kalamidas
These days have a special spirit at least for me that exist beyond religions and believe. Most likely an anthropologist would be much better than me to explain the meaning of the festivities that surround the Christmas period and a historian would
 Dino & Anty 11CHDino & Anty 11CH by Thanos Kalamidas
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 In Alexei's garage fixing Macedonian historyIn Alexei's garage fixing Macedonian history by Thanos Kalamidas
A few weeks ago I met my friend Kari and he was really worrying with a strange sound coming from his car’s engine. So we decided instead of continuing with our drinks to visit a nearby garage where the owner was somebody Kari knew and he
 Only seven yearsOnly seven years by Thanos Kalamidas
It is a whole week that I’m trying to find the right words for Ovi magazine’s seventh birthday and I have gone through all kinds of clichés but …nothing really works. Seventh birthday, the lucky seven; seven the muses, seven
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Indian student Jyoti Amge named world's shortest woman
 SnakeBoots1141SnakeBoots1141 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Canadian environmental bacon made in KyotoCanadian environmental bacon made in Kyoto by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few days while EU was meeting in Brussels strangling to get out of the crisis and save the banks some others in South Africa were trying desperately to do something about the environment. Unfortunately the EU decided for the best of the b
 Lift Spirits 1141Lift Spirits 1141 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Policeman who became internet hit is sackedAn Indonesian po
 Hail the Czar who will reunite the Soviets!Hail the Czar who will reunite the Soviets! by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few weeks the increasing tense in Europe has kept us away from what is going on in the EU boarders and with the only European country that can compete Europe’s Union as equal.  And of course it is Russia and of course it’
 Dino & Anty 1141Dino & Anty 1141 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The European democracy of WeimarThe European democracy of Weimar by Thanos Kalamidas
Lady Thatcher – if her fragile health let’s her – must dealing with really contradict feeling tonight. She won in Europe and lost in Britain! Twenty years after, her economic policy became the official EU policy while Cameron, th
 The big fat European messThe big fat European mess by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading the latest news about the euro-crisis I came with the conclusion that now more than ever Europe is in need of a psychologist and not an economist. Let me give you an example, last week the Finnish minister for European affairs Alexander St
 SnakeBoots 1140SnakeBoots 1140 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1140Lift Spirits 1140 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Action Comics Superman debut copy sells for $2.16mA copy
 Dino & Anty 1140Dino & Anty 1140 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Angela, do you feel nervous tonight?Angela, do you feel nervous tonight? by Thanos Kalamidas
It really made me smile the latest demand from The “True” Finns* party, the far-right xenophobic Finnish party, for the government to put a price on exiting Euro and the eurozone. And that only days since the minister for the European
 PersOnality DisOrders 1139PersOnality DisOrders 1139 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Patronizing democracy in the name of a strong euroPatronizing democracy in the name of a strong euro by Thanos Kalamidas
I was amazed to read that the European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn asked for more cooperation among the Italian members of parliament while visiting Rome last week and it made me wander if the Finnish politician is familia
 Lift Spirits 1139Lift Spirits 1139 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 1139Life Undercover 1139 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1139Dino & Anty 1139 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1138PersOnality DisOrders 1138 by Thanos Kalamidas
 When Alexander stubbed Goebbels' triple AWhen Alexander stubbed Goebbels' triple A by Thanos Kalamidas
Only Paavo Lipponen really sensed what the Finland’s minister for European affairs Alexander Stubb said and knowing the dangers of the paths he followed very politically said, that he does not favour any increase in the power of nations with
 Dino & Anty 1e02Dino & Anty 1e02 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Swiss can ban naked hiking, court rules Switzerland
 Dino & Anty 1e01Dino & Anty 1e01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1e01SnakeBoots 1e01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1e01Lift Spirits 1e01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Sacrificing the Europeans like PIGSSacrificing the Europeans like PIGS by Thanos Kalamidas
Amazingly the German chancellor, Angela Merkel declared in her party’s conference that leaving Europe to collapse is something unthinkable while she among the rest of the European leadership leave Europe to slip away. And they doing that the
 PersOnality DisOrders 1e01PersOnality DisOrders 1e01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1138SnakeBoots 1138 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1138Lift Spirits 1138 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1138Dino & Anty 1138 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1137PersOnality DisOrders 1137 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1137SnakeBoots 1137 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 In the mind of Papandreou's loaded gunIn the mind of Papandreou's loaded gun by Thanos Kalamidas
Two years ago and while the Greek economic crisis was reaching one of her peaks, with Mr. Papandreou trying to handle his first days as prime minister in front the disastrous situation, in a speech for the Greek parliament he said that there is al
 Lift Spirits 1137Lift Spirits 1137 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz 1137Show Bizz 1137 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Dino & Anty 1137Dino & Anty 1137 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1136PersOnality DisOrders 1136 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Greek haircut and the skin-headed Euro-zoneThe Greek haircut and the skin-headed Euro-zone by Thanos Kalamidas
The last twenty-four hours the euro-zone leaders reached one more – major according to them – plan to manage the euro-zone crisis and I’m sorry if one more time I might sound cynic but this “one more time” somehow hol
 SnakeBoots 1136SnakeBoots 1136 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Killing a dogKilling a dog by Thanos Kalamidas
How strange it was seen Muammar Gaddafi bitten and pleading for his life and the next minute seen him dead and how ironic feeling that there was a scene of a repulsive murder with victim a notorious serial murderer. And the same scene was repeated
 Lift Spirits 1136Lift Spirits 1136 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1136Dino & Anty 1136 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
True Fit software to help you find denim jeans that fit The Holy Grail of fashion – finding jeans that fit you juuuuust right – might be a little bit easier now. Macy’s has an online helper at Macys.com/denim
 PersOnality DisOrders 1135PersOnality DisOrders 1135 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1135SnakeBoots 1135 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Greek economic genocideThe Greek economic genocide by Thanos Kalamidas
This week is going to be very critical one in Greece with demonstration literally putting in a standstill everything from transportation to schools, public and private sector. And this minute probably demonstrators flood the centre of Athens and m
 Homeless and young in Helsinki Homeless and young in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
Often while browsing the news there is something that follows me in the back of my mind all day and occasionally I feel somehow forced by some kind of inner power to check again and again what I read somehow finding hard to believe what was writte
 Lift Spirits 1135Lift Spirits 1135 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1135Dino & Anty 1135 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11352nd Opinion 1135 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1134PersOnality DisOrders 1134 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1134SnakeBoots 1134 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Transparent CIA flights via Finland and JaatteenmakiTransparent CIA flights via Finland and Jaatteenmaki by Thanos Kalamidas
For one more time the last decade Amnesty International uncovers evidence of secret CIA flights over a European member state carrying terror suspects most likely to the Guantanamo base raising for one more time questions about their legality and s
 Lift Spirits 1134Lift Spirits 1134 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The poetic solitude of an accident and a Nobel Prize The poetic solitude of an accident and a Nobel Prize by Thanos Kalamidas
In early 1990s I had a very bad car accident that nearly took my life and apart from occasional bad back pains that keep me in bed unable to move for days and some nightmares that visit me some nights left me incapable to drive again. According to
 Show Bizz 1134Show Bizz 1134 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Indignant a system that decadence Indignant a system that decadence by Thanos Kalamidas
So the indignant have moved from the lands of desperation to the lands of hope and equal changes and from the squares of Madrid and Athens to the wide avenues of New York and the Wall Street. Barack Obama in a speech lately said that the people in
 PersOnality DisOrders 1133PersOnality DisOrders 1133 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Russian fleet and the Turkish trace of oilThe Russian fleet and the Turkish trace of oil by Thanos Kalamidas
The Putin dogma regarding foreign policy is very old, actually it is as old as the Russian empire is and it always worked the same way. First we secure our borders and then we guard our sphere of influence. And the Russian fleet sails this moment
 SnakeBoots 1133SnakeBoots 1133 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
'Lost' Beethoven work to be airedA "l
 Lift Spirits 1133Lift Spirits 1133 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1133Dino & Anty 1133 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11332nd Opinion 1133 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1132PersOnality DisOrders 1132 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1132SnakeBoots 1132 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Surprise!Surprise! by Thanos Kalamidas
I presume all of you one way or another has participated in one of these surprise parties where the honoured looks surprised to see you all despite the fact that he or she knows for days and actually was part of the preparations giving the list of
 Lift Spirits 1132Lift Spirits 1132 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Ex-cop reporting drunk told to hang upFollowing a
 The Greek public sector monster The Greek public sector monster by Thanos Kalamidas
The information I get from Greece is limited to what I read online and occasionally what I hear from my friends. I have no connection with any state official therefore I have not any inside information but I know how deep is the Greek problem and
 Dino & Anty 1132Dino & Anty 1132 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 For how long EU will be the international jokeFor how long EU will be the international joke by Thanos Kalamidas
There is a Greek comedy film from the 1960s where the protagonist of the film often slaps on the face a younger man who is always around; and of course every time the younger man asks why and the older man answers “because you are here.
 PersOnality DisOrders 1131PersOnality DisOrders 1131 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1131SnakeBoots 1131 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Time for the Palestinians to end the slavery of been used for their own goodTime for the Palestinians to end the slavery of been used for their own good by Thanos Kalamidas
It is now more than ever the right time for the Palestinian issue to end and stopped been used from everybody with background agenda that not always aims for the best of the Palestinian people. The last three decades the Palestinian issue has beco
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Drunk Swedish elk found in apple tree near Gothenburg
 Lift Spirits 1131Lift Spirits 1131 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When the domino effect became the boomerang effectWhen the domino effect became the boomerang effect by Thanos Kalamidas
Thanks to the Euro-crisis the last few months we all learned the term “domino effect” but now a new term raises the “boomerang effect” and let’s see how painful it will be the way and how long it will take to memorise
 Which part of the Finnish republic Halla-aho represents?Which part of the Finnish republic Halla-aho represents? by Thanos Kalamidas
My father was a real representative of his generation in Europe after the WWII. A man with conservative ideology but very democratic sense. And in this democratic sense rooted his repulsion to anything dictatorial and he had personal experience
 Dino & Anty 1131Dino & Anty 1131 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Paavo, Sauli, the dinosaur's battle for the presidency. Paavo, Sauli, the dinosaur's battle for the presidency. by Thanos Kalamidas
Even though admired from many involved in politics far beyond the Finnish boarders Paavo Lipponen, the Social-democrats’ candidate for the Finnish presidential elections of 2012 didn’t really inspired me when I first encountered with i
 SnakeBoots 1130SnakeBoots 1130 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Swedish reportSwedish report by Euro Reporter
Sweden declines Saab request for protectionThe outlook for Saab Automobile darkened Thursday when a court rejected the iconic Swedish carmaker's filing for protection from creditors while it seeks short-term loans. The Van
 Never forget - try to forgiveNever forget - try to forgive by Thanos Kalamidas
After been away for a while I was checking one of the usual social networks to see how my friends all around the world are doing and looking at their news I spotted one of them quoting words of Allah. The first thing it was a small red light that
 PersOnality DisOrders 1130PersOnality DisOrders 1130 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1130Lift Spirits 1130 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Waving robotic crab arm attracts femalesA
 Dino & Anty 1130Dino & Anty 1130 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Turkey playing power gamesTurkey playing power games by Thanos Kalamidas
Turkey was never the country used to sudden moves especially when it’s coming to long term foreign policy and that there is a definite and well planed geopolitical agenda the last century at least has been more than obvious to all the player
 PersOnality DisOrders 1129PersOnality DisOrders 1129 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1129SnakeBoots 1129 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Fugitive cow Yvonne gives herself upA cow ca
 Lift Spirits 1129Lift Spirits 1129 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Ethic liaisons with Finland and GreeceEthic liaisons with Finland and Greece by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few months through a number of articles a dialogue has started in the pages of Ovi magazine about the past, the present and the future of Europe and yesterday rereading a few of those articles and especially professor Paparella’s ar
 Dino & Anty 1129Dino & Anty 1129 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1128PersOnality DisOrders 1128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Now we know why Brussels is the centre of EUNow we know why Brussels is the centre of EU by Thanos Kalamidas
I have to admit that it took me a bit but now I understood why the European leadership was so eager for the Belgian Herman Van Rompuy to become the president of the Union. They vision a European future similar to the one Belgium enjoys this min
 SnakeBoots 1128SnakeBoots 1128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Neanderthal sex boosted immunity in modern humansSexu
 Life Undercover 1128Life Undercover 1128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1128Lift Spirits 1128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders  1127PersOnality DisOrders 1127 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Timo changed his name into Andy!When Timo changed his name into Andy! by Thanos Kalamidas
Dear friends when I woke up this morning I decided that my name doesn’t add to my uniqueness and exceptional personality so I decided to change it into …David! I know you find hard to believe it but since I change my name I became y
 SnakeBoots 1127SnakeBoots 1127 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Scottish SPCA helps silly cow remove head from ladderAn animal charity has rescued a cow in South Ayrshire which got its head stuck in a ladder. Members of the public called
 Lift Spirits 1127Lift Spirits 1127 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Let's talk about economic governance Nicolas and AngelaLet's talk about economic governance Nicolas and Angela by Thanos Kalamidas
Deep breathe, one – two – three; another deep breathe. They must be joking, aren’t they? After spending a couple of hours drinking strong German coffee and enjoying croissant with a bit of jam from Normandy Angela Merkel and Nico
 Dino & Anty 1127Dino & Anty 1127 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Riots of reality and states of illusionRiots of reality and states of illusion by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few days the news are full of reports from England and most of them portray groups of young criminals with a lot of them coming from wealthy or middle class families vandalizing and destroying the estates of hard working people. And to
 Lift Spirits 1126Lift Spirits 1126 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The BoatThe Boat by The Ovi Team
Our very own Thanos Kalamidas participates in an art event with theme “the
 Dino & Anty 1126Dino & Anty 1126 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 While Tarja Halonen debates, immigrants deal with the problemsWhile Tarja Halonen debates, immigrants deal with the problems by Thanos Kalamidas
The Finnish President, Tarja Halonen in an interview talked extensively about the events in Norway and about xenophobia and racism in Finland. In this interview among others and pointing that herself she has a lot of friends who have immigrate to
 PersOnality DisOrders 1125PersOnality DisOrders 1125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1125SnakeBoots 1125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1125Lift Spirits 1125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz 1125Show Bizz 1125 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Dino & Anty 1125Dino & Anty 1125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The American irony to the Greek debtThe American irony to the Greek debt by Thanos Kalamidas
How ironic it must be for the Greeks this last weekend; while their loyal partners were demanding for them guarantees including acropolis to avoid a default the very same partners are worrying this weekend if the American Senate will not raising t
 PersOnality DisOrders 1124PersOnality DisOrders 1124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1124SnakeBoots 1124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 1124Life Undercover 1124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1124Lift Spirits 1124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1124Dino & Anty 1124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11242nd Opinion 1124 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Timo and Jussi, did you sleep last night?Timo and Jussi, did you sleep last night? by Thanos Kalamidas
I’m wondering how Jussi Halla-Aho and Timo Soini slept the last couple of days knowing that a mass murderer glorified them in his murder manifest. Please, can somebody tell me what’s the difference between the pictures from New York 20
 PersOnality DisOrders 1123PersOnality DisOrders 1123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1123SnakeBoots 1123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Too much ...too lateToo much ...too late by Thanos Kalamidas
So that was it, the Euro-zone leadership at last decided that the economic measures in Greece were going to doomed the Greek people without any hope for recovery decided to lighten a bit the rope around their neck and they all sighed in unison bec
 Lift Spirits 1123Lift Spirits 1123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Austrian driver\'s religious headgear strains credulity
 PersOnality DisOrders 1122PersOnality DisOrders 1122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Merkel's master plan and europeMerkel's master plan and europe by Thanos Kalamidas
In a way it saddened me reading Professor Paparella’s articles about the European Unity and its foundations or at list the hopes and the dreams for a federal Europe that will include all the European states with common ground not only their
 SnakeBoots 1122SnakeBoots 1122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 1122Life Undercover 1122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1122Lift Spirits 1122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1122Dino & Anty 1122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Pippa's commando and the mediaPippa's commando and the media by Thanos Kalamidas
When the king of the tabloids Rupert Murdoch, invaded the media world many warned but nothing really happened as usual. Actually twenty years after Murdoch became a legitimate player in the world of media and all of us a few years ago heard him ta
 PersOnality DisOrders 1121PersOnality DisOrders 1121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Rating agencies of legitimating economic gossipRating agencies of legitimating economic gossip by Thanos Kalamidas
For one more time rating agencies are under fire from the European leaders and the European Union, so what? Is like saying capitalism is bad? Fine, we all know it by now but what are we doing by now for that except nagging because that’s wha
 SnakeBoots 1121SnakeBoots 1121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Myths, realities, Greeks and the economic crisisMyths, realities, Greeks and the economic crisis by Thanos Kalamidas
In general I’m pretty conservative when it comes to my compatriots’ reactions when it comes to foreign and especially north European politicians’ encounters with the contemporary Greek issue. People in Greece feel isolated and li
 Lift Spirits 1121Lift Spirits 1121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When EU crisis makes Maggie contemporaryWhen EU crisis makes Maggie contemporary by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few months the whole Europe has focused into the Greek problem somehow ignoring the reality that has hit them the last few years and unfortunately is going to be in the centre of the talk the next few weeks in the commission. Euro is just
 Dino & Anty 1121Dino & Anty 1121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Strauss-Kahn and E.T.Strauss-Kahn and E.T. by Thanos Kalamidas
So now we know, JFK was murdered by aliens, Elvis is still alive and we are all coming from Alpha Century. Oh by the way, Dominique Strauss-Kahn was innocent and everything was just a misunderstanding. And yes I might sound weird but please tell m
 2nd Opinion 11212nd Opinion 1121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1120PersOnality DisOrders 1120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1120SnakeBoots 1120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Greek economy and my friend GiorgosThe Greek economy and my friend Giorgos by Thanos Kalamidas
Listening on the Greek radio the latest news from Athens and all about the clashes between the people and the police I got a mail from a friend contributor saying: I’m very concerned about what is happening in Greece right now; my best thoug
 Lift Spirits 1120Lift Spirits 1120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The contemporary Greek decadency and Mr. MarinakisThe contemporary Greek decadency and Mr. Marinakis by Thanos Kalamidas
Some time in the beginning of March this year I wrote an article where I was pointing how much the situation of the Greek football mirrors the crisis the Greek society suffers the last few decades with the financial cr
 Dino & Anty 1120Dino & Anty 1120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Iron-Age brewing evidence found in southeastern France A
 2nd Opinion 11202nd Opinion 1120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Finnish "six pack" Joe stateThe Finnish "six pack" Joe state by Thanos Kalamidas
Midsummer in Finland means cottage, lake, beer and makkara – the Finnish sausage – not necessary in this series. It means empty cities and packed lakes, it means singing and drinking and for this year it meant the end of a month long n
 PersOnality DisOrders 1119PersOnality DisOrders 1119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1119SnakeBoots 1119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Terrified, not indignant yetTerrified, not indignant yet by Thanos Kalamidas
While the Greek parliament meeting to decide over the extra measures and the European union is watching outside in the streets and squares of Athens the movement of the “indignant” continues for another day demonstrating and demanding
 Life Undercover 1119Life Undercover 1119 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Lift Spirits 1119Lift Spirits 1119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1119Dino & Anty 1119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Is the sofa comfortable Timo?Is the sofa comfortable Timo? by Thanos Kalamidas
Well Timo, is so much comfortable in the opposition, isn’t it? You just have to lie down and watch the rest of them from your television screen and then between your makara bites and beer gulping you can shout about the forgotten pensioners
 2nd Opinion 11192nd Opinion 1119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1118PersOnality DisOrders 1118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Greek misery vowsThe Greek misery vows by Thanos Kalamidas
The Greek prime minister, Georgios Papandreou vows to stay and fight on amid party revolt and reactions in the socialist parliament members; but if Mr. Papandreou thinks that his problem is the party revolt he has lost the point. His problem is in
 SnakeBoots 1118SnakeBoots 1118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 1118Life Undercover 1118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1118Lift Spirits 1118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Erdogan's last chanceErdogan's last chance by Thanos Kalamidas
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a third term but his grace period is over; now he has to prove that he’s ready to make the difference, to change Turkey into the democracy he’s promising for so long and that he’s going to give an end
 Dino & Anty 1118Dino & Anty 1118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Lenin impersonator ill after arrest on Red Square
 2nd Opinion 11182nd Opinion 1118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When the true sisu proved to be common cowardiceWhen the true sisu proved to be common cowardice by Thanos Kalamidas
Last week I wrote an article about the political situation in Finland after the last national elections and the suspicious role of the Trued Finns in the negotiations to form a government with their in and outs from the talks. A week after the lea
 PersOnality DisOrders 1117PersOnality DisOrders 1117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A gigantic circus and Sarah the clownA gigantic circus and Sarah the clown by Thanos Kalamidas
Obviously too much tea and then a one nation gig damages seriously brain activity or the American education system during Reagan’s era has totally failed Ms Palin otherwise there are is no explanation for her latest remarks on American histo
 SnakeBoots 1117SnakeBoots 1117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 1117Life Undercover 1117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1117Lift Spirits 1117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Waiting for the government and the True FinnsWaiting for the government and the True Finns by Thanos Kalamidas
Watching the latest of the negotiations to form a government in Finland you might notice that first of all Finland tries to become the Belgium of the north going on without a government and secondly that the battle from the negotiation offices has
 Dino & Anty 1117Dino & Anty 1117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1116PersOnality DisOrders 1116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A political Drachma drama and a Union in pauseA political Drachma drama and a Union in pause by Thanos Kalamidas
Yesterday the news agency Reuters “accidentally” posted to all the media – including Ovi magazine – and subscribers a picture that shown European exchange including US Dollar, Japanese YEN and Greek Drachma leaving all of u
 SnakeBoots 1116SnakeBoots 1116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 1116Life Undercover 1116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1116Lift Spirits 1116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 First the ID's; When the stars?First the ID's; When the stars? by Thanos Kalamidas
Days if not hours since the Finnish president, Tarja Halonen addressing the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International she emphasized the role that the new government will have in resisting racism and xenophobia we are reading in the news that the
 Dino & Anty 1116Dino & Anty 1116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Harold Camping issues new apocalypse date
 2nd Opinion 11162nd Opinion 1116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1115SnakeBoots 1115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 European dignity ratingsEuropean dignity ratings by Thanos Kalamidas
The rating agency Moody’s followed by European Union’s officials including the Luxembourg Prime Minister and head of the eurogroup, Jean-Claude Juncker and the president of the European council Herman Van Rompuy have warned in differen
 Lift Spirits 1115Lift Spirits 1115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Since when democracy became F16s' job?Since when democracy became F16s' job? by Thanos Kalamidas
It must have been a few weeks when I wrote about the hopes that the F16s created. Suddenly from Syria to Bahrain people started rebelling asking back their dignity and hoping that the F16s on their way back from Libya will go from their countries
 Dino & Anty 115Dino & Anty 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
A man eats record 25,000th burgerAt a ceremony in his honour at a McDonald's in his hometown of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, he said he would continue to eat Big Macs "until I die".Bizarre moments is somet
 2nd Opinion 1152nd Opinion 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1114PersOnality DisOrders 1114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Dominique accidentally raped EuropeWhen Dominique accidentally raped Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
There is one thing with my compatriots that I definitely admire and it is their humour; and even under the worst circumstances they can exhibit the most hilarious self-sarcasm. So the last few days the joke that circulates the streets of Athens is
 SnakeBoots 1114SnakeBoots 1114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1114Lift Spirits 1114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Thailand police arrest man with rare animals in luggage
 Show Bizz 1114Show Bizz 1114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1114Dino & Anty 1114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11142nd Opinion 1114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Pakistani Bin realityPakistani Bin reality by Thanos Kalamidas
I didn’t write anything about the end of Osama Bin laden because there has been so much everywhere there was no reason for another one. Newspapers and magazines even sports and lifestyle magazines have covered every single aspect of the what
 PersOnality DisOrders 1113PersOnality DisOrders 1113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 European plan B, the True FinnsEuropean plan B, the True Finns by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading that the True Finns are not going to support the European bailout plans in the Finnish parliamentary voting made me think of the strange domino effect and the convenience of the timing trying hard to avoid conspiracy theories. The truth is
 SnakeBoots 1113SnakeBoots 1113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Superman \'may end US citizenship\'Superman intends to give up his US citizensh
 Lift Spirits 1113Lift Spirits 1113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1113Dino & Anty 1113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The lumpen side of a True Negotiation The lumpen side of a True Negotiation by Thanos Kalamidas
While the conservatives of the Kokoomus, the Social-Democrats and the True Finns negotiate for the future government a new reality hits the Finnish parliament, the reality of the absolute populism and uncontrolled and dangerous stupidity. The trut
 2nd Opinion 11132nd Opinion 1113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Dutch football club VVV \'signs up\' hat-trick toddler A Dutch football club has awarded a toddler a symbolic 10-year contract after watching video of him scoring a hat trick into his toy box. When Baerke van der Meij, one
 SnakeBoots 1112SnakeBoots 1112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Schengen calls European UnionSchengen calls European Union by Thanos Kalamidas
Last week the French government shyly in the beginning, louder later announced that perhaps it is time to suspend the Schengen Treaty for a bit at least until the necessary changes proceeds. This was the shy part
 Lift Spirits 1112Lift Spirits 1112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Finnish dangerous liaisonsFinnish dangerous liaisons by Thanos Kalamidas
It was a film back in eighties with Glenn Close, John Malkovich and a very young Michelle Pfeiffer and it was all about human behaviour and sexual relationships to their limits, a wild and unpredictable game of love, hate and egoisms. Just like th
 Dino & Anty 1112Dino & Anty 1112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When the true Finns lost their false identityWhen the true Finns lost their false identity by Thanos Kalamidas
Finland is still trying to understand what happened and most of the political parties look numb. The good news is that all of them try to find answers and the blue print to start negotiations in a reassuring climate. But the damage has happened an
 2nd Opinion 11122nd Opinion 1112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Finland in Dark AgesFinland in Dark Ages by Thanos Kalamidas
This morning we woke up living in the less corrupted country in the world, the country with the best security and the best education system and tonight we are going to sleep with the shadow of the True Finns haunting our dreams.
 PersOnality DisOrders 1112PersOnality DisOrders 1112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Vote Real Finns NOT True FinnsVote Real Finns NOT True Finns by Thanos Kalamidas
The Finnish women were the first in the world with the right to elect and be elected and that over a century ago at 1906. Just think that the rest of the western world followed as late as 1950s and 1960s. Finland prides to hold the top position in
 When the Green party try to show how true Finns they areWhen the Green party try to show how true Finns they are by Thanos Kalamidas
With just three days till the official Finnish election day, one third of the voters have already voted either with the advance voting or by post and the big battle just starts; it’s time for the last minute uncertain voters and in reality t
 First they came...First they came... by Thanos Kalamidas
“First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist.Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist.Then they came for the
 Dino & Anty 1111Dino & Anty 1111 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11112nd Opinion 1111 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 This is Finland, the voice of logicThis is Finland, the voice of logic by Thanos Kalamidas
After days of screaming regrets because Finland doesn’t participate in another bombing occasionally of innocents the voice of logic and for me the contemporary conscious of this country Martti Ahtisaari returned to say the obvious “no
 PersOnality DisOrders 1110PersOnality DisOrders 1110 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1110SnakeBoots 1110 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When true Finns need a bailout from their xenophobiaWhen true Finns need a bailout from their xenophobia by Thanos Kalamidas
With the parliamentary elections getting closer the extreme right xenophobic Finnish party, the True Finns does exactly what similar parties have done for decades all around the world; disorientates the public with populisms over a subject the peo
 PersOnality DisOrders 1109PersOnality DisOrders 1109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 First we take Libya, are we going to take next Syria? First we take Libya, are we going to take next Syria? by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few weeks we have seen the people of Middle East and African countries, coincidentally Muslim,  revolting to dictatorial regimes one after the other demanding changes and democracy. But Libya has shown a path that reminds knife with
 SnakeBoots 1109SnakeBoots 1109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Europe's sad rowdyismsEurope's sad rowdyisms by Thanos Kalamidas
While the European Council President Herman Van Rompuy proudly announced that, "We decided a comprehensive package of economic measures... Today almost all the strands of this enterprise have come together," the truth is that the summit
 The serpent's egg of the Finnish politicsThe serpent's egg of the Finnish politics by Thanos Kalamidas
Finland has visited all European Union’s institutions, including the EU leaders’ summits, lately carrying a very heavy and awkwardly slimy package and this time was no exception. Mari Kiviniemi arrived in Brussels in a meeting in front
 Dino & Anty 1109Dino & Anty 1109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Why now we discover that Gaddafi is a ruthless dictator? Why now we discover that Gaddafi is a ruthless dictator? by Thanos Kalamidas
There are tens of reasons on why the United Nations and the western powers should get involved with Libya and should do their maximum possible to free the Libyan people from a ruthless dictator like Gaddafi but there is one thing that doesn’
 2nd Opinion 11092nd Opinion 1109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Utah designates Browning M1911 official state firearm
 PersOnality DisOrders 1108PersOnality DisOrders 1108 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1108SnakeBoots 1108 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Cassandra's nuclear predictionsCassandra's nuclear predictions by Thanos Kalamidas
In Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. Her beauty caused Apollo to grant her the gift of prophecy. In an alternative version, she spent a night at Apollo's temple, at which time the temple snakes lic
 International Day against Police BrutalityInternational Day against Police Brutality by Thanos Kalamidas
The International Day Against Police Brutality occurs on March 15. It first began in 1997 as an initiative of the Montreal Collective Opposed to Police Brutality and the Black Flag group in Switzerland. The date was initially chosen for convenienc
 Lift Spirits 1108Lift Spirits 1108 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 World Day Against Cyber CensorshipWorld Day Against Cyber Censorship by Thanos Kalamidas
World Day Against Cyber Censorship was observed on March 12, 2009 at the request of Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International. A letter written by Jean-Francois Julliard, Secretary-General of Reporters Without Borders, and Larry Cox,
 The mirror of the Greek social bankruptcy and Mr. MarinakisThe mirror of the Greek social bankruptcy and Mr. Marinakis by Thanos Kalamidas
To fully understand how deep the crisis in Greece is, beyond its financial aspect, you just need to check what’s going on the Greek football leagues the last few weeks. Corruption, blackmails and bullying in every single level. Victims the p
 Dino & Anty 1108Dino & Anty 1108 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11082nd Opinion 1108 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Student basketball star suspended for pre-marital sexA u
 A Union without identity, act I in HelsinkiA Union without identity, act I in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
The leaders of the European People’s party – too fancy name for the European conservatives – are gathering in Helsinki the last hours for a meeting before the critical for the Union meetings in Brussels for the economic future of
 SnakeBoots 1107SnakeBoots 1107 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The tribal chief who made terrorism businessThe tribal chief who made terrorism business by Thanos Kalamidas
When Muammar Gaddafi became the Libyan leader due to a military coup back in 1969 not much moved internationally except some complains in the Security Council and the Italian community with interests in the country. But 1960s and 1970s was the pic
 Lift Spirits 1107Lift Spirits 1107 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1107Dino & Anty 1107 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Are the True Finns the real Finns?Are the True Finns the real Finns? by Thanos Kalamidas
The last days the True Finns party published their manifesto for the coming elections and they fully unveiled their xenophobia, their prejudice and their euro-sceptic attitude - the nice way to put the ones who oppose the European Union - opposing
 PersOnality DisOrders 1106PersOnality DisOrders 1106 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1106SnakeBoots 1106 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1106Lift Spirits 1106 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But seriously EuropeBut seriously Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few weeks all of us heard or read one way or another the latest achievements of the one and only Silvio and we might smiled with the Italian clown but we all felt the same time the seriousness behind the accusations.
 Dino & Anty 1106Dino & Anty 1106 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When democracy becomes a product with too many flawsWhen democracy becomes a product with too many flaws by Thanos Kalamidas
 Leaking FinlandizationLeaking Finlandization by Thanos Kalamidas
Keskusta, centre party - is a Finnish party with a long history and many traditions; its highest pick was Urho Kekkonen’s era and it’s lowest for the moment era it’s contemporary reality. Still there was one little chance to beco
 SnakeBoots 1105SnakeBoots 1105 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Artist forced to remove head camera implantAn artist who
 Lift Spirits 1105Lift Spirits 1105 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Erdogan realized the cost of breeding in Northern CyprusWhen Erdogan realized the cost of breeding in Northern Cyprus by Thanos Kalamidas
It was in the Turkish papers in the beginning and the Cypriot papers after but it saw very little in the mainstream European media even though it was the first honest declaration of the Turkish intentions regarding Cyprus the last four decades and
 Dino & Anty 1105Dino & Anty 1105 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11052nd Opinion 1105 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Bhutan monk faces jail for anti-smoking law violationA Bu
 PersOnality DisOrders 1104PersOnality DisOrders 1104 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Mubarak, his friends and the democracy conceptMubarak, his friends and the democracy concept by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few days I, like so many others, have been watching the events in Egypt and wait for the day after to come not knowing if the outbreak will be followed by another twist of worries. The same time Hosni Mubarak is nothing more than one more
 SnakeBoots 1104SnakeBoots 1104 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The European culture capitals that should awake and uniteThe European culture capitals that should awake and unite by Thanos Kalamidas
The cities of Turku (Finland) and Tallinn (Estonia) have been honoured by the European Commission with the title of European culture capital 2011. During this period the two cities will organize a series of cultural events with a strong Europea
 Lift Spirits 1104Lift Spirits 1104 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1104Dino & Anty 1104 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11042nd Opinion 1104 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1103PersOnality DisOrders 1103 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 This is FinlandThis is Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
If one day when you have to be at work urgently early and you find out that your young daughter is ill with fever and you don’t know what to do, don’t worry; super family Finnish minister – prime minister Mari Kiviniemi will come
 Lift Spirits 1103Lift Spirits 1103 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11032nd Opinion 1103 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1102SnakeBoots 1102 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Sarah's legitimacySarah's legitimacy by Thanos Kalamidas
I never liked Sarah Palin and she represents everything I despite in a human being, the arrogance and the self-centered side of the ignorant. The woman hours after the murderous events of Arizona came out with a video reloading in an effect to avo
 Lift Spirits 1102Lift Spirits 1102 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1102Dino & Anty 1102 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 11022nd Opinion 1102 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A hit that left too many wounds openA hit that left too many wounds open by Thanos Kalamidas
When the doctors say “very encouraging” its something with a lot of gaps to cover. It definitely means alive but still it is a bullet in the head, it is long treatments and a lot of pain it is a lot of questions and very early for answ
 PersOnality DisOrders 1101PersOnality DisOrders 1101 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 1101SnakeBoots 1101 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Ex-spy Anna Chapman gets lion cub on Russian TVFormer
 Human errorHuman error by Thanos Kalamidas
It is everywhere on the news the last couple of days and I suppose a lot of people have read my now that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was an avoidable disaster caused in part by a series of cost-cutting decisions made by BP and its partners
 Lift Spirits 1101Lift Spirits 1101 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 1101Dino & Anty 1101 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Big brother Viktor Orban and the morons Hungarians Big brother Viktor Orban and the morons Hungarians by Thanos Kalamidas
The first act of every Machiavellian regime is to control the press and information and turn into crime criticism. It happened for nearly a century in USSR; it happened in Nazi Germany, it happens in China, it happens in Zimbabwe and North Korea i
 2nd Opinion 1-012nd Opinion 1-01 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When we missed the Copenhagen criteriaWhen we missed the Copenhagen criteria by Thanos Kalamidas
Before the expansion of the European Union I among many others warned that this is not the best idea and we are going to find out why in too many levels the years to comes. The reasoning was complex and had to do with states that just came out of
 PersOnality DisOrders 127PersOnality DisOrders 127 by Thanos Kalamidas
O tempora, O mores! - Oh, the times! Oh, the morals! O di immortales! - Good heavens!O sancta simplicitas! - Oh, holy simplicity! O quam c
 To HopeTo Hope by Thanos Kalamidas
A new year means hope, means dreams, wishes and resolutions. Most of all means optimism. And the beginning of last year over-intoxicated us with optimism and the element that brought all this was the new American president. By the end of 2010 Bara
 SnakeBoots 128SnakeBoots 128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover 132Life Undercover 132 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Africa's bitter hopesAfrica's bitter hopes by Thanos Kalamidas
While things escalate dramatically in the Ivory Coast, authorities in South Africa ask Zimbabweans who have crossed the border illegally to register in a last effect to give them some kind of dignity and the rest of the world watching from the new
 Lift Spirits 131Lift Spirits 131 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz 134Show Bizz 134 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Let's hopeLet's hope by Thanos Kalamidas
For my last radio show of the year I tried to make a flashback to all things happened last year and I have to admit that despite my wish to go into details the whole flashback lasted barely ten minutes. The reason was not that 2010 was lacking
 Dino & Anty 133Dino & Anty 133 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 1342nd Opinion 134 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Police arrest drunken intruder A Howard County family got an unpleasant surprise Friday morning after a stranger entered their home uninvited, used the toilet and vomited twice inside the home. Police arrested Lester Bagwell,
 PersOnality DisOrders 126PersOnality DisOrders 126 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The messageThe message by Thanos Kalamidas
Many times from the pages of the Ovi magazine and other magazines I write for I have mentioned that I grew up in the sixties with whatever that meant for Greece and Europe in general. I had a religious grandmother and my whole environment was if n
 It is six years!It is six years! by Thanos Kalamidas
A couple of days before we were talking with Asa about our weekly radio show and we said that it should be a full hour dedicated to Ovi magazine and it’s 6th birthday. And then Sunday came and we started exactly at three with Asa singing “happ
 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Sell ads on city stickers The flip-side of Chicago’s 1.25 million city stickers would carry advertising to generate $15 million-a-year — enough to hire 100 new police officers and give motorists a modest break
 Angry faces in the streets of EuropeAngry faces in the streets of Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
It was Rome, it is Athens. People running in the streets, fires everywhere, policemen, burned cars and shops and a lot of angry faces. Agree faces. More angry faces in Ireland and more angry faces in the streets of London and even more angry faces
 Lift Spirits 130Lift Spirits 130 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 This is FinlandThis is Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
Living in Finland is often a surreal state of mind and you must have a lot of humour to cope and understand the schizophrenic of the Finnish society and especially politics. Actually living in this northern country I found out many times that I ha
 Show Bizz 132Show Bizz 132 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Dino & Anty 132Dino & Anty 132 by Thanos Kalamidas
For more Dino
 2nd Opinion 1332nd Opinion 133 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Atomic communicating vesselsAtomic communicating vessels by Thanos Kalamidas
The last twenty years there was a fear in Middle East, Saddam Hussein’s nuclear, chemical and biological arsenal; and the suspicion that a dictator possessed the combination of those true was more than just alarming. Actually the fear was so alarm
 PersOnality DisOrders 125PersOnality DisOrders 125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 World Cup and the spoiled bratWorld Cup and the spoiled brat by Thanos Kalamidas
So after decades of political and financial games we all came to the conclusion that there is a lot of dirt in the sports world. I have often said that the spirit of the Olympic Games is buried somewhere under television rights and doping and foot
 SnakeBoots 126SnakeBoots 126 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 129Lift Spirits 129 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Leaking democracyLeaking democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
The last sixty years especially after the WWII and definitely the last thirty years that I’m fully aware of the situation there is no chance where a western leader met with any leader from any place around the globe and didn’t mention
 2nd Opinion  1322nd Opinion 132 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 124PersOnality DisOrders 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 125SnakeBoots 125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 128Lift Spirits 128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz 130Show Bizz 130 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Dino & Anty 130Dino & Anty 130 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Public services Vs IMFPublic services Vs IMF by Thanos Kalamidas
Perhaps it is me but looking at the changes the countries in Europe that financially suffer and have to go through I found something common, the public services sector. Greece is already under the heavy observance of the EU and mainly the IMF and
 2nd Opinion 1312nd Opinion 131 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Let's talk about tax, Ireland and European solidarityLet's talk about tax, Ireland and European solidarity by Thanos Kalamidas
Of course all the Europeans were ready and willing to help Ireland but Ireland had to do something tiny little small thing for them they have to bend over and increase their tax to their only chance for economic recovery. You see when Ireland lowe
 PersOnality DisOrders 123PersOnality DisOrders 123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 124SnakeBoots 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Harassing democracy in TurkuHarassing democracy in Turku by Thanos Kalamidas
One of the first demonstrations I saw in Helsinki it was over ten years ago and it was a demonstration against the creation of another nuclear plan, a conversation that was just in its beginning back then. I have to admit that the number of the de
 Dino & Anty 129Dino & Anty 129 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Merkel's armies of accountants' invadersMerkel's armies of accountants' invaders by Thanos Kalamidas
Usually these days I write an article about the events of the Polytechnic in Athens that has so strongly marked even my own life. Well this year I’m forced to write about the ideals that led to that uprising and against a group of ruthless d
 Aung San Suu Kyi is free, but is Burma free?Aung San Suu Kyi is free, but is Burma free? by Thanos Kalamidas
The Burmese military authorities have released the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, from house arrest but is this the beginning of the end of a long term murderous regime, the excuse for harder measures or – like they have done before
 Talking YuanTalking Yuan by Thanos Kalamidas
Every time I read about the decision of the G20, G8 or whatever other G I’m wandering if these people live in the real world, if they have ever gone to the supermarket for shopping, if they have ever paid an electricity or water bill if they
 Education and financial crisisEducation and financial crisis by Thanos Kalamidas
Cameron’s honeymoon is over but the one who is really going to regret his momentum in power is definitely going to be Nick Glegg. After all it was the leader of the liberal democrats who kept talking about education during the electoral camp
 Worrying messages from ScandinaviaWorrying messages from Scandinavia by Thanos Kalamidas
When I read that in the country that has for decades settler to all the hunted because of their democratic believes from all around the world there is a sniper that has terrorised for months exclusively immigrants I don’t think that this is
 Caricature elections in BurmaCaricature elections in Burma by Thanos Kalamidas
The people of Burma might have voted for the first time after twenty years but that doesn’t mean that Burma has returned to democracy or that the vote went freely to the ones the people wanted to represent them. After all nothing has change
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Speedway H.S. teacher accused of being drunk in classA t
 The Chinese warnings over Peace Nobel PrizeThe Chinese warnings over Peace Nobel Prize by Thanos Kalamidas
The Chinese government warned all the countries usually participating at the award ceremony that their participation will be noticed and there will be consequences. The Chinese vice-foreign minister Cui Tiankai went one step further saying that th
 Hope dies last Mr. ObamaHope dies last Mr. Obama by Thanos Kalamidas
Since Barack Obama’s victorious election two years ago I very rarely write about the reality of American politics at least the way they look like from this side of the ocean. I suppose there are many reasons for that mainly because I want hi
 PersOnality DisOrders 121PersOnality DisOrders 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Christian Democrats turn SM in FinlandWhen Christian Democrats turn SM in Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
Please check carefully this photo and tell me what you think, is she into sadomasochism or i
 SnakeBoots 122SnakeBoots 122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Russian full houseThe Russian full house by Thanos Kalamidas
Dmitry Medvedev is going to meet the Europeans soon in a NATO and EU summit feeling the shadow of Vladimir Putin, or at least everybody else feeling the shadow of former spy and for one more time everybody wandering what’s the Russian agenda
 For their own goodFor their own good by Thanos Kalamidas
In the beginning it was the European constitution and that there was no future without accepting it. We didn’t and then we started talking about the Lisbon treaty which by the way we didn’t accept but our representatives in the nationa
 Karzai's price listKarzai's price list by Thanos Kalamidas
Right, so the whole world is open mouthed shocked and totally disgust because the Afghan president Karzai was bribed with thousands of Euros from the Iranian government and from what I’ve read the Iranian government does that twice a year wi
 Lift Spirits 125Lift Spirits 125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When prejudice jokes spoiled my evening coffeeWhen prejudice jokes spoiled my evening coffee by Thanos Kalamidas
To be honest I have no idea how many books, essays or articles I have read the last decades about fascism, prejudice and racism and I had the unfortunate chance to see all three in full practice through my travels, experiences and in my everyday l
 Erdogan's visit to Helsinki and the Cyprus thornErdogan's visit to Helsinki and the Cyprus thorn by Thanos Kalamidas
The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is touring around Europe waving the results of the latest referendum in Turkey and expecting the European to reward his effect for a change with promises for a future EU full membership. That’s
 Dino & Anty 127Dino & Anty 127 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When the Finnish church goes secularWhen the Finnish church goes secular by Thanos Kalamidas
Usually I avoid writing about churches and religion since I have openly declared my atheism and my respect to others’ believes, and in my mind there is a very clear separation between faith – religion - and the people who “repres
 Europe has failed multiculturalism, Mrs. MerkelEurope has failed multiculturalism, Mrs. Merkel by Thanos Kalamidas
Multiculturalism is dead, long live …what? I’m not sure if the German chancellor, Angela Merkel did it intentionally or fully aware but she really did put the gravestone on something too many people work for in many ways for decades
 2nd Opinion 1282nd Opinion 128 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 120PersOnality DisOrders 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When policy becomes issue of marketing and salesWhen policy becomes issue of marketing and sales by Thanos Kalamidas
Perhaps I’m not as cynic as I think I am because reading that Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of State expressed her and the US administrations worries for the defence cuts the UK government is planning I got a bit angry. And naturally my
 A Chinese letter we missedA Chinese letter we missed by Thanos Kalamidas
It is natural that the Chilean miners monopolized the news the last few days touching the hearts and the minds of the people all around the world. However there was other news that we really missed and to my opinion one of them was something drama
 SnakeBoots 121SnakeBoots 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When did Middle East get old news?When did Middle East get old news? by Thanos Kalamidas
Let’s say that I follow the news the last thirty-five years, and follow the news I mean I am aware of what they are talking about and able to understand the political background of everything I read. Out of those thirty-five years, each and
 Lift Spirits 124Lift Spirits 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The many dimensions of Einojuhani RautavaaraThe many dimensions of Einojuhani Rautavaara by Thanos Kalamidas
I have often said that Finland is an isolated country when it comes to art – design is another case but not the issue here - and especially when it comes to music and unfortunately one of the usual excuses is the language like the languag
 Unveiling the men dominated faithUnveiling the men dominated faith by Thanos Kalamidas
France’s law that bans the burqa and other Islamic face covers in public places is in action and legal signed and approved from the constitutional authorities in France and now it goes into effect. And I suppose what is waiting round the cor
 Dino & Anty  126Dino & Anty 126 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Cyprus historic ironiesCyprus historic ironies by Thanos Kalamidas
It is definitely heartbreaking to see a nation celebrating its 50 years of independence while a part of this nation is under a 36-year heavy fog and the people divided - oddly the very same people who fought together for this independence - and wi
 Life Undercover 124Life Undercover 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits  123Lift Spirits 123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz 125Show Bizz 125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But seriously ...how bizarre!But seriously ...how bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
This is definitely the combination of titles I often use for my personal columns including ‘how bizarre’ and ‘but seriously’ because what Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad dared say in front of the leaders of this wo
 Dino & Anty  125Dino & Anty 125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Europe lost her momentumWhen Europe lost her momentum by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading what the American president said at the 65th United Nations General Assembly about diplomacy and foreign policy I felt suddenly very sad for Europe and I remembered the dreams that build the European Union thirty and forty years ago. Among
 PersOnality DisOrders  119PersOnality DisOrders 119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots  120SnakeBoots 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Mahmoud was dreaming Hollywood scenariosWhen Mahmoud was dreaming Hollywood scenarios by Thanos Kalamidas
One characteristic dictators of this world share all during history is this self-cantered attitude, superiority complex is another characteristic but they share it also with idiots and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is no exception. The thing with the Irania
 Life Undercover  123Life Undercover 123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 American poverty that reflects the European realityAmerican poverty that reflects the European reality by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading in the news that one in seven Americans was living in poverty for the year 2009 according the US Census Bureau I felt my spine shivering and naturally my mind returned to Europe and especially to Greece. But this moment it’s not only
 When a Roma...When a Roma... by Thanos Kalamidas
It looks like Nicolas Sarkozy’s legacy in modern European history will be connected with the destiny and the torturing past of the Roma people; and despite the EU commissioner’s extreme comment comparing France’s attitude to the
 Lift Spirits  122Lift Spirits 122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz  124Show Bizz 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty 124Dino & Anty 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion 1252nd Opinion 125 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Zombies take over UniversityIt is a class to die for - Z
 A denial that leads to Jones Bin LadensA denial that leads to Jones Bin Ladens by Thanos Kalamidas
If nine years after the 9/11 attacks what is left is a fanatic evangelist weaving threats to burn the Koran in a church somewhere in nowhere Florida and we all care if he has the right to express himself and speak freely then we are really doomed
 Two years fearTwo years fear by Thanos Kalamidas
Two years ago, pictures of people in the streets of Athens fighting with the policemen and burning shops and businesses did the round of the world waking u our worst fears. Two years after and despite all the reinsurances that we are near the end
 PersOnality DisOrders - 118PersOnality DisOrders - 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots - 119SnakeBoots - 119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover - 122Life Undercover - 122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits - 121Lift Spirits - 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz - 123Show Bizz - 123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty - 123Dino & Anty - 123 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion - 1242nd Opinion - 124 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders - 117PersOnality DisOrders - 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Marching against or working for ObamaMarching against or working for Obama by Thanos Kalamidas
Seen on the news all those elements of the American conservative right to extreme right all the way to dangerously extreme right demonstrating in the very same place where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I have a dream” spe
 SnakeBoots - 118SnakeBoots - 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover - 121Life Undercover - 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How you call Muslims who slaughter Muslims?How you call Muslims who slaughter Muslims? by Thanos Kalamidas
From the beginning of the invasion to Iraq we keep reading in the news about bombs and countless victims with young children a lot of times included in the victims; I suppose some think that these kids and their mothers are responsible for what ha
 Lift Spirits - 120Lift Spirits - 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz  - 122Show Bizz - 122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When help faces corruptionWhen help faces corruption by Thanos Kalamidas
To help the people in Pakistan it is one thing but how you can avoid the corruption is another altogether and days after the inhuman catastrophe that has hit the country nobody knows what is worst, the flood that took thousands of lives all the co
 Dino & Anty - 122Dino & Anty - 122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The German alchemical growth miracleThe German alchemical growth miracle by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading the achievement of the German economy to how a growth of 2.2 percent in the middle of the economic crisis filled everybody with hope and the European administrations with a thrill. Personally I missed the thrill and I went straight away to
 2nd Opinion - 232nd Opinion - 23 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover  - 120Life Undercover - 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Slovaks, Olli Rehn and the EU continuing failuresThe Slovaks, Olli Rehn and the EU continuing failures by Thanos Kalamidas
As it is normal I suppose, when I browse the news and if I see something about Greece I check twice most of time even reading the whole article. And it was the same this time and started with an news-agency focusing on EU mainly news. A six hundre
 Lift Spirits  - 119Lift Spirits - 119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
A School road marking spelt wronglyWorker
 Show Bizz - 121Show Bizz - 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Douglas' American-meterDouglas' American-meter by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading the other day how “confused” Kirk Douglas felt about the NY Mosque plans and his demand from all the Muslims to condemn the sort of terrorism that brought down the Twin Towers I fell to a series of thoughts that left me totally
 Dino & Anty  - 121Dino & Anty - 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion  - 1222nd Opinion - 122 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders  - 116PersOnality DisOrders - 116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots - 117SnakeBoots - 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Cloning food, greed and miseryCloning food, greed and misery by Thanos Kalamidas
The dilemma is pretty …tempting. From the one side you have millions starving and anything that could help them and save lives it’s worth to try from the other side you have the commercialize science in the name of greed with the starv
 Life Undercover  - 119Life Undercover - 119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The monstrous little sisterThe monstrous little sister by Thanos Kalamidas
Her brother demanded from leaders from all around the world, from ambassadors and representatives to participate in her mourning and funeral. He called her a heroin of the nation and a woman example for the generations to come. The truth is that s
 Lift Spirits - 118Lift Spirits - 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz  - 120Show Bizz - 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A flotilla of politics as usualA flotilla of politics as usual by Thanos Kalamidas
The Gaza flotilla made it to the headlines once again only this time for a different reason, the United Nations decided to launch a panel that will investigate the incident which left nine people dead and the surprise came from Israel that announc
 Dino & Anty  - 120Dino & Anty - 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Following ordersFollowing orders by Thanos Kalamidas
There is one phrase I always hated because it has become the worst but most commonly used phrase for all short of crimes in history, follow orders. When it comes the time to answer for any kind of horrific actions in all levels the answer remains
 2nd Opinion - 1212nd Opinion - 121 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders  - 115PersOnality DisOrders - 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But seriously EuropeBut seriously Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
While reporters witnessed the unbelievable act of the French police evicting with unexcused force African immigrants, mainly mothers and kids in a Parisian suburb the French president warns that the French nationality will be stripped from anyone
 SnakeBoots  - 116SnakeBoots - 116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Sarah is back, tweetingSarah is back, tweeting by Thanos Kalamidas
In the beginning she was the guest star in a gig called the Tea-Party; then she took over the central stage and the gig turned into a mega-show where the good old ‘values’ that everybody tries to forget became the issue and in the end
 Life Undercover  - 118Life Undercover - 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 David Cameron and the Pakistani equationDavid Cameron and the Pakistani equation by Thanos Kalamidas
It was national security, it is damaging the prospects for regional peace and I feel really strange finding myself agreeing with David Cameron and happy he opened his mouth and said some truths doesn’t matter how bitter they are especially t
 Lift Spirits  - 117Lift Spirits - 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Journalism under national securityJournalism under national security by Thanos Kalamidas
To say that the Watergate scandal marked American history is an underestimation of the real effect it had in international history and how much it changed the role journalism with those two tiredly connected. The two reporters who made the scandal
 Show Bizz - 119Show Bizz - 119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Bear takes short ride in carThe interior of
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 2nd Opinion - 1202nd Opinion - 120 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion - 1192nd Opinion - 119 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders - 114PersOnality DisOrders - 114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots - 115SnakeBoots - 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When in Greece the revolutionaries evolute to common criminalsWhen in Greece the revolutionaries evolute to common criminals by Thanos Kalamidas
The last few months Greece manages to become headlines all around the world and not for good reason all the time. It was the economic failure and now it is the murder of a known journalist and blogger in the early morning hours on the 19th of July
 Life Undercover - 117Life Undercover - 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When true Finnish poll raises questionsWhen true Finnish poll raises questions by Thanos Kalamidas
Another poll saw the Finnish media the last few days attracting the usual spotlights and one more time I have to express my scepticism for how they contact those surveys and about their timing. Actually I found the timing suspicious. The survey ha
 Lift Spirits  - 116Lift Spirits - 116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz - 118Show Bizz - 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty  118Dino & Anty 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion  1182nd Opinion 118 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders  113PersOnality DisOrders 113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Spanish South African one-eyeThe Spanish South African one-eye by Thanos Kalamidas
Tears from both sides and Spain is the new holder of the world cup. Holland for the third time returns home with tears while Carlos, the king of Spain prepares shines his uniform to welcome the heroes. In the meantime South Africa ignoring the fin
 SnakeBoots 114SnakeBoots 114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover  116Life Undercover 116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Stoning human rightsStoning human rights by Thanos Kalamidas
I have no doubt that Iran is a beautiful country with a long history and contribution to world’s culture where there are beautiful hard working people but sadly a state and a society doesn’t judged by its natural beauty or the sweat of
 Lift Spirits  115Lift Spirits 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz  117Show Bizz 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Ex-hot dog eating champion held in USFormer hot dog s
 Dino & Anty  117Dino & Anty 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 2nd Opinion  1172nd Opinion 117 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Has Israel lost its only Muslim ally or has Turkey found her lost identity?Has Israel lost its only Muslim ally or has Turkey found her lost identity? by Thanos Kalamidas
The incident with the Gaza flotilla raid in May was not the end of a long honey moon between Turkey and Israel but the end of a fragile relationship that survived only because the Americans and their allies in the Turkish army status quo wanted it
 SnakeBoots 113SnakeBoots 113 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover  115Life Undercover 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits  114Lift Spirits 114 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Show Bizz  116Show Bizz 116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But ...seriouslyBut ...seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
Sometimes I feel that my generation really misses the times of the cold war. We lived mainly the end of it and most of the time it is like a heroic fairy tale full of urban legends and myths. And since my generation nowadays controls all the eleme
 Dino & Anty  116Dino & Anty 116 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Finnish midsummer consumed by alcoholFinnish midsummer consumed by alcohol by Thanos Kalamidas
I have this strange déjà vu feeling around those days that I was thinking exactly the same things a year a go, that I even wrote the same things a year ago. It’s Sunday evening, midsummer weekend and the number of dead in Finland h
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Canada zoo appeals for stolen tiger and camelsA zoo in Canada has pleaded for the safe return of a tiger and two camels that
 The Gs failure to understandThe Gs failure to understand by Thanos Kalamidas
The G8, the G20 and who knows how many other Gs lobbying, met in Canada and they patronized Europe into focusing on growth and national debt. I didn’t hear anybody saying anything about education, culture, tolerance or anything to do with th
 Show Bizz  115Show Bizz 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty  115Dino & Anty 115 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Mari Kiviniemi and the mellow fruit policyMari Kiviniemi and the mellow fruit policy by Thanos Kalamidas
When Gordon Brown took over the PM’s seat in British government I was strongly opposed and that despite understanding that Britain has a representative democracy and the labours had won the elections therefore the seat belonged to the ruling
 PersOnality DisOrders  112PersOnality DisOrders 112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots 112SnakeBoots 112 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 BP's loans from our childrenBP's loans from our children by Thanos Kalamidas
How much you charge an environmental destruction that will take years, probably decades to recover? The amount of life that is going to suffer for the next decades due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is unaccountable doesn’t matter wh
 Talking about EU visionsTalking about EU visions by Thanos Kalamidas
It was not the report that made me stop and think but the title that headed the report. “Germany's Merkel wary of French EU vision” and when I actually swallowed what the report was saying I started laughing. oddly the title was
 The snake that crawls around EuropeThe snake that crawls around Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
This is one of those times when proven right makes you so sad. When back in late 1980s very few we were talking about the rebirth of racism, prejudice and hate groups in Europe everybody was laughing pointing out that in most countries for example
 PersOnality DisOrders  1011PersOnality DisOrders 1011 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A nuclear weapons free zoneA nuclear weapons free zone by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading the latest Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) members’ decision for a nuclear-weapons-free zone in the Middle East, I felt a hysterical laugh coming out of my mouth! What’s next? They will declare global peace and the end o
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Pink HitlerAn advert for a clothing shop that features A
 The IMF's shadowThe IMF's shadow by Thanos Kalamidas
It looks like the minute the International Monetary Fund put a foot in Greece cannot keep away from Europe and now with a new force warns Spain – they called it concerns - for problems and the time has come for some radical measures to ensur
 Lift Spirits 1012Lift Spirits 1012 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Greek blaming gameThe Greek blaming game by Thanos Kalamidas
Let’s talk about football! I would love to write that and spend the next hour talking about the Europe league, the last games and my favourite football persona José Mourinho but …but the telephone rings and it is some friends from
 SnakeBoots  1011SnakeBoots 1011 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A P.M with a mission impossibleA P.M with a mission impossible by Thanos Kalamidas
A few days ago, talking about the results of the British national elections I was talking about the old guard of the Labour Party that should reshape and regain control of a party that has been lost in the new-conservatism even though Tony Blair b
 Dino & Anty 1012Dino & Anty 1012 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders 1010PersOnality DisOrders 1010 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Greek talkingGreek talking by Thanos Kalamidas
Even though I’m really proud to be Greek there are times like this last week that I feel really sad for the country I born and embarrassed for what people say for the country that mothered the western civilization. And when Finland’s M
 SnakeBoots 1010SnakeBoots 1010 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits 1010Lift Spirits 1010 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Dino & Anty  111Dino & Anty 111 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Amarynthos raping justice (in Greek)Amarynthos raping justice (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Τις τελευταίες βδομάδες το ΔΝΤ και η κακομοιριά
 Greece's financial landmarksGreece's financial landmarks by Thanos Kalamidas
Greece is a country reference with historical landmarks not only for the nation but for the whole globe. Great battles, strangles for independence, freedom and democracy, the beginnings of philosophy and science, master personas, inspiring acts. A
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Dreams can help with learningNapping after learning some
 PersOnality DisOrders  109PersOnality DisOrders 109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Life Undercover   1010Life Undercover 1010 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Mini skirts, volcano dust and earthquakesMini skirts, volcano dust and earthquakes by Thanos Kalamidas
For long time I have targeted the Iranian dictators with articles, comments and posts. And sometimes these comments and articles are provocatively angry but I am one of the unlucky ones to have lived the full meaning of a dictatorship when I was g
 SnakeBoots  109SnakeBoots 109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits  109Lift Spirits 109 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But seriouslyBut seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
What an irony, a couple of days before I was writing about the altruism of benevolent institutions like PJ Morgan and here comes Goldman Sachs to prove me right with the Securities and Exchange commission accusing them for fraud. Goldman Sachs is
 Dino & Anty   1010Dino & Anty 1010 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 JP Morgan's altruism, profits and EuropeJP Morgan's altruism, profits and Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
When the entire world is reporting loses, when the number of unemployed international reaches sky heights and the number of people living in pennies is becoming uncountable; doesn’t anybody find it strange that banking companies like JP Morg
 When Barack Obama met Steven SeagalWhen Barack Obama met Steven Seagal by Thanos Kalamidas
US president Barack Obama has warned the world leaders of an increasing danger of a nuclear terrorist attack and I’m wandering where he was when they made all these films back in eighties and nineties and if he knows Steven Seagal! Mr. Presi
 Sarah's tea and mysterySarah's tea and mystery by Thanos Kalamidas
And she’s back, that if she had ever gone and of course I’m talking about Sarah Palin who has managed to squeeze into headlines again. Actually this makes you realize how big problem the Republican party must have if six-pack Sarah has
 PersOnality DisOrders  1008PersOnality DisOrders 1008 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Artem was Russian not from Malawi!Artem was Russian not from Malawi! by Thanos Kalamidas
The story is that an American woman, a 34 year-old nurse name Torry-Ann Hansen went all the way to Russia and specifically to Vladivostok and adopted a 6 year-old boy from an orphanage; changing his name and taking him to Tennessee USA to offer hi
 SnakeBoots  1008SnakeBoots 1008 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Vatican's bombsVatican's bombs by Thanos Kalamidas
I was browsing the news and wherever I was looking there were bombs or the Vatican. Bombs in Pakistan, bombs in Russia, bombs in Chechnya and bombs in the Vatican. In all cases bodies were spread all around and I’m talking about innocent bod
 The evolution of a KarzaiThe evolution of a Karzai by Thanos Kalamidas
I admit that I had to check it again and I became more confident to what I was reading after I checked it with a few different news agencies. The Afghani president Hamid Karzai accused UN and EU officials of plotting to put puppet government in po
 Aung San Suu Kyi's ZimbabweAung San Suu Kyi's Zimbabwe by Thanos Kalamidas
Burma’s National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi’s party with her agreement I suppose announced that they are not going to participate in the countries election after two decades and organized from one of the worst dictato
 A two ways insultA two ways insult by Thanos Kalamidas
Probably the wrong person but Angela Merkel said to Recep Tayyip Erdogan exactly what the rest of Europe wants to say but is not ready to say yet. Angela Merkel said to the Turkish Prime Minister that Turkey is not suitable for a full EU membershi
 Cousin Benjamin with a lemon meringue pieCousin Benjamin with a lemon meringue pie by Thanos Kalamidas
Seen the photos of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talking with US President Barack Obama you cannot avoid thinking what the hell are they talking about? I mean, are they talking about the weather? What they ate the night before or w
 A handicap union and a trebling futureA handicap union and a trebling future by Thanos Kalamidas
In an extended survey lately in Norway about possible candidacy of the countr
 Dino & Anty   1008Dino & Anty 1008 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Jäätteenmäki's riversJäätteenmäki's rivers by Thanos Kalamidas
When you are an outsider Finnish politics give you the sense of total schizophrenia. One day the Prime Minister decides to boycott a supermarket chain because they didn’t have his favourite milk brand when he went for shopping, then a week a
 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
His fortune polishes atheists' reputationWhen Gla
 Father Andrew's churchFather Andrew's church by Thanos Kalamidas
I’m not a religious person, on the contrary – and I have mention it often bef
 Turkey bulling immigrantsTurkey bulling immigrants by Thanos Kalamidas
It’s always the same; the poor pay the crimes of the mighty and the powerful  but the latest news show something about the ethics and the attitude of a nation that aspire to become full member of the European Union, a union that manifes
 Funding a conflictFunding a conflict by Thanos Kalamidas
You often see American Jew comedians blaming their heritage for their self-destructive character and when it is said in a comedy series it makes you laugh but when it comes from a state makes you wander if there is really something going on with t
 Life Undercover  1007Life Undercover 1007 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Ashton's EU diplomacyAshton's EU diplomacy by Thanos Kalamidas
The new EU foreign policy chief, Baroness Catherine Ashton speaking about her plans about the future of the European Union diplomacy in the European Parliament said emphatically that to build a robust new diplomatic service is once in a generation
 Religious or ethnic the Nigerian murderReligious or ethnic the Nigerian murder by Thanos Kalamidas
The headline is very clear as clear is the blood in the streets of the city Jos in the Nigerian south. More than 200 dead after a machete-wielding Muslim group attacked the Christian community. The police is reporting that this is not the final nu
 How ...bizarreHow ...bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Nose scanning techniques could sniff out criminalsWe alr
 PersOnality DisOrders  1005PersOnality DisOrders 1005 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Sceptic in Euro-sceptismSceptic in Euro-sceptism by Thanos Kalamidas
An odd provocation this week in the European Parliament from Nigel Farage, the leader of the UKIP group – the Euro-sceptics – is the reasons for some thoughts about the way the Members of the European Parliament work and are elected.
 SnakeBoots  1005SnakeBoots 1005 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Lift Spirits  1005Lift Spirits 1005 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The dark side of the Turkish armyThe dark side of the Turkish army by Thanos Kalamidas
The latest economic problems of the European Union’s Mediterranean members have overwhelmed us so much so we have nearly missed what is going on with a Mediterranean candidate country and what is going on with Turkey this moment might not fo
 How ...bizarre!How ...bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Elephant 'secret language' cluesResearchers at S
 The Euro-tragedyThe Euro-tragedy by Thanos Kalamidas
And the talk about the Greek economy continues but it seems that nobody cares to listen the Greek prime minister or the Greek citizens, something that makes you wander what really is going on with the Euro and the European economy in general.
 The Bulgarian missilesThe Bulgarian missiles by Thanos Kalamidas
It is only days when I was talking about a cold war déjà vu and here is Russia asking Bulgaria to explain its plans to deploy US air defence missiles on her soil targeting – always according to Moscow – Russia. According to S
 SnakeBoots 1004SnakeBoots 1004 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Mossad's holidays in DubaiMossad's holidays in Dubai by Thanos Kalamidas
And since there wasn’t enough going on around now we found out that if you have a British passport you might as well be double careful because you might wake up one morning and find out that despite the fact you were all weekend ill in bed s
 Dino & Anty 1005Dino & Anty 1005 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Burma's Tin Oo is freeBurma's Tin Oo is free by Thanos Kalamidas
Perhaps a step of desperation after the united exclaim from the international community; perhaps a tactical move before the next inhuman strike, perhaps just an accident but Burma’s dictatorial regime let free the vice-chairman of Aung San S
 International Childhood Cancer DayInternational Childhood Cancer Day by Thanos Kalamidas
I think one of the most horrible things in visiting a hospital for cancer treatments is not what is going on with you and your body but the faces of the kids you meet and that strange reaction, plead that comes instinctively; if it is to take some
 How ...Bizarre!How ...Bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Airport Valentine code for secret proposalsAir passenger
 Curling with AhmadinejadCurling with Ahmadinejad by Thanos Kalamidas
The winter Olympics in Vancouver opened carrying the message of international peace and unity while in Haiti they still count dead and Iran’s dictators celebrate thirty years since state terrorism was connected for the first time with Islam;
 PersOnality DisOrders 1004PersOnality DisOrders 1004 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Torturing international lawsTorturing international laws by Thanos Kalamidas
The British foreign secretary has lost an Appeal Court bid to stop the disclosure of secret information relating to the torture of a UK resident; actually they were forced to release paragraphs of a document that described his time in detention in
 Shopping with Euro in UKShopping with Euro in UK by Thanos Kalamidas
One of the places I visited these last few weeks I was away it was London and the first thing that impressed me after nearly eight years I hadn’t been in the capital of the United Kingdom was …how cheap everything is. A few hours later
 Dino & Anty  1004Dino & Anty 1004 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But seriously a bit ...personalBut seriously a bit ...personal by Thanos Kalamidas
The last three weeks I have been travelling abroad for personal reasons and I have to admit that I tried to keep away from the news. I decided to distance my self from contemporary miseries, wars and natural disasters. Not that things like that do
 The day television changed the warThe day television changed the war by Thanos Kalamidas
When the invasion to Kuwait started I was in Dubai and for hours I was watching Peter Arnett from CNN in the lobby of a hotel when the telephones stopped ringing. It is amazing when major events like a huge invasion happen, it seems that everythin
 Lift Spirits 1002Lift Spirits 1002 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How ...Bizarre!How ...Bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Neanderthal 'make-up' containers discovered Scien
 Led Zeppelin, the beginningLed Zeppelin, the beginning by Thanos Kalamidas
And what a beginning! On January 12, 1969 a Zeppelin shown us “the only way to fly” as it was advertised despite the fact that the cover of the record features a black-and-white image of the burning Hindenburg airship.
 About GoliathsAbout Goliaths by Thanos Kalamidas
It is really long time ago when somebody very close to me happened to be in the centre of London when a bomb exploded. Until then this strange feeling of David fighting Goliath had somehow blinded any other sense and logic and somewhere inside I c
 PersOnality DisOrders 1001PersOnality DisOrders 1001 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 SnakeBoots  1001SnakeBoots 1001 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Rhapsody in BlueRhapsody in Blue by Thanos Kalamidas
A very dear family friend who found rest in early 80s and he was one of the Auschwitz survivals was often whistling unconsciously a classic music piece that will bring in my memories his sad eyes for as long I live. The man was led to Auschwitz
 Lift Spirits 1001Lift Spirits 1001 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But ...seriouslyBut ...seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
For my personal column with the weird and serious of this world, nothing else or even better could start the new decade than the Cesar himself. Apparently I just remembered something I heard ones in a play, there is no need for a script in modern
 Let us talk about hangoverLet us talk about hangover by Thanos Kalamidas
There are many serious things going on now all around the world, naturally most of them depressing; but there is one thing that caught my eye mainly because it was nearly in most of the news sites, blogs and journals. There was a variety of header
 Dino & Anty 1001Dino & Anty 1001 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Listen for this New YearListen for this New Year by Thanos Kalamidas
Usually every first of January, New Year’s Day we all start with wishes. Peace on earth, that’s basic, very ecumenical, very …wishful! The end of poverty! That’s a good wish but we used it the last …lets see
 And the award goes to...And the award goes to... by Thanos Kalamidas
Fine, this has taken too long! The years before we had a plan but a comment last year has ruined this plan. Usually we see who or what influenced our lives more than anything the year that ends and we write the reasoning naming the persona or the
 Iranian firesIranian fires by Thanos Kalamidas
Iran is on fire and I don’t think anybody was surprised. The clashes are centred in Teheran but it won’t take long until the fire expands to all Iran; with big fires it happens especially when the ground is ready for it, a lot of dry w
 Lift Spirits 931Lift Spirits 931 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How Bizarre!How Bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Scoffing dinner on gun pointA dozy robber was nicked whi
 The mobility that changed our livesThe mobility that changed our lives by Thanos Kalamidas
In the next few days we are going to decide for the persona or the event of the year and thinking that an article on the news agency ABC caught my eye, 50 things that changed our lives this decade and straight away I thought …one! Mobile tel
 Christmas thoughtsChristmas thoughts by Thanos Kalamidas
It feels strange that it came to me to write a few words for Christmas day. I never felt shy for my believes and I find it easier to believe that there is intelligent life in Mars, UFOs in my backyard and trolls in the Finnish forests than believi
 Cameron's Pandora's BoxCameron's Pandora's Box by Thanos Kalamidas
Usually when I want t write something about a book or a film I leave a few days to go by, it’s like the good wine you let the wine to get some air before start drinking it. And I did the same with the film “Avatar” I watched last
 Dino & Anty  931Dino & Anty 931 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The fifth ...elementary yearThe fifth ...elementary year by Thanos Kalamidas
I feel that if I say that today Ovi magazine celebrates five years of accomplishments it will be a cliché and the same time is so true. Accomplishments that go far beyond an online publication, accomplishments far beyond the connectivity
 PersOnality DisOrders 920PersOnality DisOrders 920 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When the poor send a messageWhen the poor send a message by Thanos Kalamidas
Of course Massimo Tartaglia has psychological problems and of course we are going to find out that the last twenty years the 42 years-old Italian has spent most of the time in psychiatric clinics. But I’m afraid the 42 years-old man with the
 Justifying war with a Peace Nobel PrizeJustifying war with a Peace Nobel Prize by Thanos Kalamidas
I have to admit that when I read the phrase “the US must uphold moral standards when waging wars that are necessary and justified,” I felt a bit numb and found difficult to accept in the same phrase the words ‘moral’ and
 Glasnost todayGlasnost today by Thanos Kalamidas
Transparency was a new word and probably a new world that entered our lives sometime back in late 80s thanks to the last soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev and apparently the Russian word, glasnost it was the one that made us rea
 The last or the lost opportunityThe last or the lost opportunity by Thanos Kalamidas
Lars Loekke Rasmussen, the Danish Prime Minister in his opening speech for the UN climate summit in Copenhagen as an opportunity the world cannot afford to miss. The bad news is that the world has missed the opportunity already in Kyoto; the worst
 Jean SibeliusJean Sibelius by Thanos Kalamidas
Even though I keep my distance from the pompous Finlandia, Jean Sibelius has managed to grow in me and become one of my most favourite composers especially with his Tapiola. Actually my love to his music has becom
 The up-Knoxius mediaThe up-Knoxius media by Thanos Kalamidas
Two incidents with perhaps hours difference between them make me really wandering in what short of cannibal times we are living. A court in Italy decided that the 22 year-old student, Amanda Knox and her 25 year-old ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollec
 HIV AIDSHIV AIDS by Thanos Kalamidas
December 1st is the World AIDS Day and this is the message for the occasion from Michel SidibéExecutive Director of UNAIDS:On this World AIDS Day we are filled with both hope and concern. Hope because significant
 A balloon that couldn't liftA balloon that couldn't lift by Thanos Kalamidas
I have said it before that I don’t understand much about economics and that I have never felt the investment fever even though I saw it touching nearly all my friends back in 80s giving to some of them a lot of money but making most of th
 But ...seriously!But ...seriously! by Thanos Kalamidas
The financial events in Dubai proved one more time that our crisis is not only financial, apparently finance might be the top of the iceberg; our real crisis is lack of transparency and it doesn’t matter how much Gordon Brown is pressing the
 The lost dignity of the Greek mediaThe lost dignity of the Greek media by Thanos Kalamidas
Η απόσταση που με χωρίζει με την Ελληνική δημοσ
  A Peace Nobel Prize in Iran's conflict A Peace Nobel Prize in Iran's conflict by Thanos Kalamidas
Iran, its dictators and the puppet president have more than often provoked the international community from the very beginning of their “revolution’s” establishment but this time they crossed the line even with the last that h
 For the Elimination of Violence against WomenFor the Elimination of Violence against Women by Thanos Kalamidas
And let's hope that the beginning of the end is ...here!  
 A Baroness to understandA Baroness to understand by Thanos Kalamidas
Why the surprise? Baroness Catherine Ashton’s name has been circulating the halls of the EU offices, the media computers and everybody who might be interest in EU issues for months; so why now everybody look
 PersOnality DisOrders 918PersOnality DisOrders 918 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Some are bound to guard ThermopilesSome are bound to guard Thermopiles by Thanos Kalamidas
A few weeks ago a young reporter from Greece contacted me, asking for an interview for a documentary for the Greek television regarding the events of the Athens Polytechnic in the 70s. The email was kindly written and showing a good professiona
 Några är tvungna att vakta ThermopilesNågra är tvungna att vakta Thermopiles by Thanos Kalamidas
För några veckor sedan kontaktade en ung reporter från Grekland mig och bad om en intervju för en dokumentärfilm för grekisk tv angående händelserna i Atens yrkeshögskola (Athens Polytechnic) på
 The Kyoto road to CopenhagenThe Kyoto road to Copenhagen by Thanos Kalamidas
 Which recession ended?Which recession ended? by Thanos Kalamidas
Sometimes when I read about the recession or better about the recession’s recovery in the euro-zone I’m really wandering where they get that and how they are coming with those figures. I mean I look at all those stats and figures and I have to
 SnakeBoots 910SnakeBoots 910 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Europe's dignity for desertEurope's dignity for desert by Thanos Kalamidas
Back in 80s there was a short of anecdote in Brussels, all the serious decisions were taken in the after-summit semi-informal dinners with all the leaders enjoying their foie gras and French wine while their assistance were running like mad neg
 YLE's boss half truthsYLE's boss half truths by Thanos Kalamidas
From the very beginning I found my self living in Finland I have problems with YLE, the Finnish National Radio Television and this has nothing to do with my linguistic problems and my poor understanding of the Finish or the Swedish language, the o
 Lift Spirits 928Lift Spirits 928 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A Chavez with persecution maniaA Chavez with persecution mania by Thanos Kalamidas
Perhaps it is just me but I always had my doubts with the Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, he was somehow too good to be true and the same time to crazy to trust. He has the theory alright, I mean the man definitely wants to be remembered as the new Cast
 Några tankar om UN och ZimbabweNågra tankar om UN och Zimbabwe by Thanos Kalamidas
Häromdagen när jag läste nyheterna insåg jag hur tunn är linjen är mellan vad som förvandlar dig från någon som söker efter fred och jämlikhet på jorden, till någon som söker efter krig
 Some thoughts about UN and ZimbabweSome thoughts about UN and Zimbabwe by Thanos Kalamidas
The other day browsing the news I somehow felt how thin is the line that can transform you from somebody seeking for peace and equality to a total war vulture and I have to admit that the thought really scared me and reminded me how many crimes ha
 How Bizarre!!!How Bizarre!!! by Thanos Kalamidas
Challenging a lamppost to a fightA 22-year-old man challenged a lamppost to fight after he was ignored by passers-by in the street. Drunken David Robinson turned on the innocent streetlight after a number of walkers ignored
 For Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in WarFor Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War by Thanos Kalamidas
Usually as a lot of you have guessed and some know here in Ovi magazine we check the calendar for
 Swiss cheese and the Lisbon TreatySwiss cheese and the Lisbon Treaty by Thanos Kalamidas
The British leader of the conservative party David Cameron with his usual pompous style imitating something between Winston Churchill, a cardinal and a clown announced that “never again” to powers being transferred from the UK to Bruss
 A Tanzanian murderA Tanzanian murder by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading in the news that four Tanzanians were sentenced to death by hanging fo
 PersOnality DisOrders 917PersOnality DisOrders 917 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Finnish green league of miseryThe Finnish green league of misery by Thanos Kalamidas
It is only weeks since in another article I mentioned how difficult it is and how it hurts to say … I told you! And here we come to say it again and this time I feel like writing it in bold capital letters since I said it again and again
 SnakeBoots 909SnakeBoots 909 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 When Now Meets Then: Art ExhibitionWhen Now Meets Then: Art Exhibition by The Ovi Team
When Now Meets Then… AND WHEN THANOS KALAMIDAS MET AMIR KHATIBAn exhibition that combines paintings, installations, cartoons, creations and ideas.
 Lift Spirits 927Lift Spirits 927 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Iran's Turkish advocateIran's Turkish advocate by Thanos Kalamidas
Living in a world where everybody’s acts are questionable and their motives suspicious it makes you wander how suddenly Turkey decided to becomes Iran’s advocate regarding the plans of the dictatorial regime for a nuclear future wha
 How bizarre!How bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Drink-drive chair up for auction Police in the US stat
 Mugabe's power gamesMugabe's power games by Thanos Kalamidas
I have to admit that I hate it when I’m forced to say …I told you and I know that it bothers the person who hears it but it really ...hurts the person who says it. Perhaps because usually is accompanied with bad news. And in this ca
 Dino & Anty 927Dino & Anty 927 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Who's going to protect our democracy from our democracy?Who's going to protect our democracy from our democracy? by Thanos Kalamidas
Thanks to internet the last few years I’m able to watch Greek television news and actually I have a choice of eight channels including the state one and the most popular private. So a few months ago I was in total shock when I saw the rep
 When it's not a technician who presses the buttonWhen it's not a technician who presses the button by Thanos Kalamidas
When you read that Iran is reaching a deal with the United Nations you can avoid remember the story with the little boy that cried wolf and smile with the new way the Iranian leadership found to delay the coming storm. The international Atomic
 PersOnality DisOrders 916PersOnality DisOrders 916 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Sarah Palin looking for a job in internetSarah Palin looking for a job in internet by Thanos Kalamidas
Browsing the news a small note in a news-blog really hit me and I had to stop and think about it; Sarah Palin, you must remember the former American vice president nominee, has joined the internet social but mainly job connection network, Linke
 SnakeBoots 908SnakeBoots 908 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Hamid Karzai's democracyHamid Karzai's democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
This will probably sounds really weird but that the UN-backed Electoral Complains Commission ordered that ballots from 210 polling stations be discounted for me at least it was a sign of …democracy! We like or not we all knew what was goi
 When Iran was seeding demonsWhen Iran was seeding demons by Thanos Kalamidas
The death of over forty people is not something you wish and definitely not something you like to be served for a political agenda doesn’t matter who these forty people were representing, by doing so we are losing perspective of human life. And t
 Dino & Anty 926Dino & Anty 926 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But ...seriously EuropeBut ...seriously Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
Berlusconi has turned back to the centre of the scene; every circus needs its clown, with his huge ego blaming everybody for his misfortunes and turning himself into a martyr that fights the bad …justice! It doesn’t make sense but in h
 Enemies of the environmentEnemies of the environment by Thanos Kalamidas
The first time I found myself in Nordkapp, the northern cape in Norway looking at the North Sea and the ice of the arctic I was in awe and I consider the moment as a valuable landmark for my life. Looking at the ice that had become a floor on t
 Lift Spirits 926Lift Spirits 926 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How ...bizarreHow ...bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
A fugitive in Facebook trap A man on the run, wanted
 Pakistan's AfghanistanPakistan's Afghanistan by Thanos Kalamidas
There was a news flash warning that at least 41 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in Pakistan and that only two days after another series of flashes had crossed my computer screen talking about militants storming Pakistan’s arm
 Justify the Nobel starting with Iran Mr. PresidentJustify the Nobel starting with Iran Mr. President by Thanos Kalamidas
How you call a country where protesting for an election result can cost you your life? I suppose it didn’t take much thinking before the name Iran comes to mind and that even in the front of words like dictatorship. Exactly thirty years f
 SnakeBoots 907SnakeBoots 907 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 A nuclear accidentA nuclear accident by Thanos Kalamidas
On the 10th of October, 1957 at Windscale, Cumberland Britain we have the first nuclear accident in history and the worst reactor accident until …Three Mile Island twenty two years after. Part of the radioactive core at pile One, at Winds
 A Hope Nobel PrizeA Hope Nobel Prize by Thanos Kalamidas
I suppose that there is some sense to the reaction over Barack Obama’s awarded the Nobel Peace Prize but what most of the ones who reacted miss is that is not just the person who was awarded but the spiri
 Lift Spirits 924Lift Spirits 924 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Thank you Ireland!Thank you Ireland! by Thanos Kalamidas
The Irish voted YES and …so what? Did all the problems with the EU were solved and all the objections were answered this year from the big NO to the glorious YES? Am I living in a different EU and I haven’t realized it yet? Was I in
 Dino & Anty 925Dino & Anty 925 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The Greek day afterThe Greek day after by Thanos Kalamidas
Days before the Greek national election I wrote an article emphasizing that the result of this election is very critical for all the major political parties in Greece and the period that is going to follow might change the Greek political scene
 PersOnality DisOrders 915PersOnality DisOrders 915 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 How ...bizarre!How ...bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Beatle's essay found 50 years on An essay written by Sir Paul McCartney as a 10-year-old has been found after lying undiscovered in Liverpool's Central Library for more than 50 years. Years before the Beatles receiv
 SnakeBoots 906SnakeBoots 906 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But ...seriouslyBut ...seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
Greek national elections are here and the Greeks are expected to seriously vote against the Conservative Party and their six years of catastrophic governing in favor of the return to power of the Socialist Party. The Greek Prime minister, Kosta
 GenocideGenocide by Thanos Kalamidas
Gregoire Ndahimana, a former mayor in the city of Kivumu in Rwanda, is accused of the massacre of over 2,000 ethnic Tutsis sheltered in a church that was bulldozed to the ground, killing everybody. Naturally the ex-mayor has declared not guilty
 Costas Gavras on Roman PolanskiCostas Gavras on Roman Polanski by Thanos Kalamidas
Roman Polanski’s arrest in Switzerland has left me with a lot of questions and confusion. I have been following the news in international media since it happened, not to see if he is guilty or innocent, but because I’m confused with the rea
 An answer for the Greek electionAn answer for the Greek election by Thanos Kalamidas
Living abroad means I only reach the latest news from Greece through friends or through the internet, and I have to admit that internet is a real luxury to somebody who has experienced life abroad for decades. To give you an example when I live
 The good Aunt Angela phenomenonThe good Aunt Angela phenomenon by Thanos Kalamidas
The truth is Angela Merkel was never going to lose the office and the odd truth is that the looks of a good aunt really works for her! Walter Steinmeier on the other side reminds me of the Gargamel character from the Smurfs’ cartoons; alw
 Dino & Anty 924Dino & Anty 924 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Iranian missilesIranian missiles by Thanos Kalamidas
While everybody is talking about disarmament, Iran is testing another missile. This time it’s one with 170 km range and don’t forget that just a week ago the Iranian puppet president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shocked the west by announcin
 2nd Opinion 9132nd Opinion 913 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Periscope up for world peacePeriscope up for world peace by Thanos Kalamidas
I was somehow surprised, pleased and sad on the same time when I read the latest announcement from the British labour government and Prime Minister Gordon Brown. I have to admit I think Gordon Brown is the worst ever choice to lead the historic
 PersOnality DisOrders 914PersOnality DisOrders 914 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Debating Greek democracyDebating Greek democracy by Thanos Kalamidas
Watching the debate between the leaders of the six main Greek parties one night and then a day after watching another debate between the two main opponents – Prime Minister K. Karamanlis and opposition leader G. Papandreou – I have
 Ms Anttila's war on food pricesMs Anttila's war on food prices by Thanos Kalamidas
This was on the news last week but I have to admit that I’ve been waiting patiently to see if anybody was going to react or at least say something about it but ... seriously, absolutely nothing! The Finnish agriculture and forest minister, M
 Middle East ...againMiddle East ...again by Thanos Kalamidas
Another American president, another Palestinian Israeli summit, and since I’m not young I remember a lot of those summits  - a few of them ended up with Nobel prizes – but still no solution. The new American presidents always c
 How ...bizarre!How ...bizarre! by Thanos Kalamidas
Unions take 'stand' on stilettosUnion members have vot
 Barroso, Europe's mistake!Barroso, Europe's mistake! by Thanos Kalamidas
And Barroso it is! The European Parliament representatives, our representatives voted for him in a secret ballot; 382 to be precise, with 219 against and 117 abstained. Does this make Mr. Barroso feel strong, powerful? I doubt it, because the E
 Emperor Vladimir's clothes!Emperor Vladimir's clothes! by Thanos Kalamidas
The emperor is definitely not naked, he’s wearing the white judo uniform and finally he …hinted at the next strike we all suspected! Gently …very judo style! For the ones who might not know this, Judo in Japanese means “
 PersOnality DisOrders 912PersOnality DisOrders 912 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The long way from EU to ZimbabweThe long way from EU to Zimbabwe by Thanos Kalamidas
I have the feeling that Europe never learns, and that’s one thing I have to admit that is different with the USA, especially when it comes to their foreign policy. When they have a crunch with a nation, nothing can change it, no matter wh
 SnakeBoots 904SnakeBoots 904 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Legalizing immigrants in EULegalizing immigrants in EU by Thanos Kalamidas
The latest news from the European Commission will most likely surprise everybody. Most likely it will also make the euro-sceptics totally freak out, especially after having spent the last two years talking and arguing about immigration in Europ
 But ...seriouslyBut ...seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
The G20 meeting obviously went well since their main problem was bankers’ bonuses, which sounds a bit dramatic in times of economic insecurity, but the economic ministers put all their efforts into making sure that the bonuses will reward lo
 Israel settling a provocative actIsrael settling a provocative act by Thanos Kalamidas
Is it a provocative naivety or pure stupidity? These are the questions that will always make us wonder about the decisions that come from the Israeli government. It doesn’t matter which side of the Israeli political world they represent.
 PersOnality DisOrders 911PersOnality DisOrders 911 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 International Literacy DayInternational Literacy Day by Thanos Kalamidas
Today one in five adults is still not literate and two-thirds of them are women while 75 million children are out of school. Since its foundation in 1946, UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts and is dedicated to keeping literacy
 Fair payFair pay by Thanos Kalamidas
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article where I called upon the president of the UEFA, Michel Platini, to do something about the unbelievable money some clubs spend on transfers of players, while on the same time there are talented athletes playing
 Dino & Anty 921Dino & Anty 921 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Greece on election fire (in Greek)Greece on election fire (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Εάν το Πανελλήνιο Σοσιαλιστικό Κόμμα και ο αρχ
 SnakeBoots 903SnakeBoots 903 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Education, women rights and MaliEducation, women rights and Mali by Thanos Kalamidas
The law says that women don’t have to obey their husbands in everything they say or decide. Both have equal rights in family issues and they are both obliged and responsible for the security and well-being of the family. This is it, and i
 Dino & Anty 920Dino & Anty 920 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Athens on fire ...again!Athens on fire ...again! by Thanos Kalamidas
This is not the first time, nor the second or the third; all my adult life I remember fires in the summer. The only thing that has changed is that we used to call them forest fires, and now we call them wildfires; there is no forest left! If pe
 But  ...seriouslyBut ...seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
Colonel Gadaffi has thanked his friend Gordon Brown as the welcome festivities continue in Libya for the convicted Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi. The man received a hero’s welcome from the Libyan people and leadership, led b
 PersOnality DisOrders #10PersOnality DisOrders #10 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 PersOnality DisOrders #9PersOnality DisOrders #9 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 But  ...seriouslyBut ...seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
Mystery still surrounds the whereabouts of the commercial ship Arctic Sea, and a lot of speculation and talk is going on. Including extended suspicions of piracy in the North Sea, keeping Russian and Scandinavian governments in alarm, and the Russ
 Woodstock Festival 1969Woodstock Festival 1969 by Thanos Kalamidas
Woodstock was not just a music festival, it was and still is a generation's symbol. It was the American May, it was the Vietnam War, it was the cold war, it was the beginning and the end of the American dream! Woodstock
 Left-handiness issuesLeft-handiness issues by Thanos Kalamidas
Left handed my self and victim of bulling even from teachers when I was young – 60s was not always sex and drugs and rock & roll. As a result even though I do everything with my left hand I write with my right thanks to “progres
 Political parties' funding, the Finnish abscessPolitical parties' funding, the Finnish abscess by Thanos Kalamidas
Let me get this straight, when the government threatens to close down libraries due to lack of funds, when they say that they have to make cuts in education and health care, it is because my tax money doesn’t go to where it should, but it
 PersOnality DisOrders #8PersOnality DisOrders #8 by Thanos Kalamidas
For more Pers0nality Dis0rders, HERE! For more Ovi Cartoons, HERE!  
 Iran on the edgeIran on the edge by Thanos Kalamidas
It might sound surreal and weird, but is the endorsement of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by Iran’s supreme leader Ayotallah Ali Khamenei and the rest of the clerics’ regime a sign that the end has begun and that the protestors and the opposi
 SnakeBoots 902SnakeBoots 902 by Thanos Kalamidas
For more SnakeBoots, HERE! For more Ovi Cartoons,
 Basque guiltBasque guilt by Thanos Kalamidas
Today I might provoke some people a bit, but hopefully I won’t insult any. But a bomb blast in the heart of Madrid last week makes me wonder what separatist and sometimes nationalist separatist groups are doing in Europe nowadays? I mean, le
 PersOnality DisOrders #6PersOnality DisOrders #6 by Thanos Kalamidas
For more Pers0nality Dis0rders, HERE!
 A man on the moon and a woman in prisonA man on the moon and a woman in prison by Thanos Kalamidas
It was a small step for him and a giant leap for mankind. But unfortunately, mankind didn’t follow, because 40 years after Neil Armstrong said those words as he made his first steps on the moon, it is 20 years since Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was
 Dick Cheney, the Lord ProtectorDick Cheney, the Lord Protector by Thanos Kalamidas
I have the feeling that it will take decades until we find out what really happened during the George W. Bush era. Conspiracy theories have already been circulating about 9/11, and more are to come regarding the money and oil trafficking, and abou
 Live Aid, 24 years afterLive Aid, 24 years after by Thanos Kalamidas
24 years after the Live Aid concert, a gigantic concert organized by Bob Geldof to raise money for Ethiopia and awareness to Africa’s problems. Boomtown Rats, Sting, Phil Collins, Bryan Ferry, David Gilmour, Paul Young, The Queen, U2, Dir
 But seriously ...G8But seriously ...G8 by Thanos Kalamidas
And that was it, once more the big power nations have met and once more they have all agreed that the environment is in deep trouble and that they should do something about it. And once more they accepted limits on how warm it can get, and once mo
 Burqa: a veil on women libertiesBurqa: a veil on women liberties by Thanos Kalamidas
Sometimes I feel that we are trapped in semantics and victims of our own fear of being prejudice. In doing so we are unfortunately crossing the lines we have put ourselves when it comes to our right to be free and enjoy the fruits of equality and
 Zimbabwe's blood diamondsZimbabwe's blood diamonds by Thanos Kalamidas
From the very beginning when the situation changed in Zimbabwe, I was very careful with what I wrote about it, and I often mentioned that we have to wait and see. Somehow, the cooperation of the dictator Mugabe with the democratic opposition leade
 G-8 leaders focus  on global warmingG-8 leaders focus on global warming by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders #5PersOnality DisOrders #5 by Thanos Kalamidas
For more  PersOnality DisOrders, HERE!
 Her name is Palin, Sarah PalinHer name is Palin, Sarah Palin by Thanos Kalamidas
If you thought that the dark empire had disappeared, beaten by the black knight in shining armour, you were wrong. The dark empire is here, ready to strike again. Thanks to the header you never thought that I was talking about the Star Wars sequel
 Obama in Moscow for nuclear talksObama in Moscow for nuclear talks by Thanos Kalamidas
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 The dictators' manualThe dictators' manual by Thanos Kalamidas
It is like the manuals you get for electronic equipment. Everything is there in great detail and I suppose the same happens when it comes to dictatorships. The manual says that after you kill a couple of demonstrators that found the courage to express the
 Americans withdraw from IraqAmericans withdraw from Iraq by Thanos Kalamidas
So is Iraq finally free and ready to protect itself and its democracy? A pop concert in the Baghdad Zoo Park and fireworks in the evening sky say so, but a bomb blast in the center says there is still a lot of work to be done. At least now they ar
 ...a cup of tea!...a cup of tea! by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Fingerprinting FinlandFingerprinting Finland by Thanos Kalamidas
In a Europe where personal liberties have been very important, and on a continent that knows well what it means to be innocent but having a police file from the bitter years before WWII, Finland has decided to add fingerprints to their passports.
 Blog's anonymity and a Greek prosecutor (in Greek)Blog's anonymity and a Greek prosecutor (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Βρε παιδιά τι παίρνετε εκεί στην Ελλάδα και δεν
 ...and this is July!...and this is July! by The Ovi Team
For this month our choice for blog of the month is:
 EU: the dysfunctional familyEU: the dysfunctional family by Thanos Kalamidas
June started in a really tense way, with the media and politicians everywhere screaming that the euro-skeptics are increasing; the xenophobic groups are gaining more power; and the most extreme parties in Europe are going to be strong in the EU Pa
 PersOnality DisOrders #4PersOnality DisOrders #4 by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Let's talk about record transfersLet's talk about record transfers by Thanos Kalamidas
Football is a sport with a huge financial background that the fans often miss. Actually, the fans are often victims of the unbelievable financial games that are played backstage at the huge football grounds. It has been a long time since I wrote a
 But ...seriously!But ...seriously! by Thanos Kalamidas
The European leaders are insisting to make, or push, the Irish people to sign the Lisbon Treaty; a treaty they rejected in a referendum a few months ago. According to analysts, one reason for rejecting the treaty was a fear of immigrants invading
 The Parthenon Sculptures and the Acropolis museumThe Parthenon Sculptures and the Acropolis museum by Thanos Kalamidas
Parthenon is a global monument and a symbol of western civilization. Parthenon stands in the middle of Athens, the city that took its name from the goodness protector of culture and education for 24 centuries. It will always be there, incised in t
 The Ovi Times - World Refugee DayThe Ovi Times - World Refugee Day by Thanos Kalamidas
 Teheran on fireTeheran on fire by Thanos Kalamidas
Many times I have written, and I strongly believe that democracy finds its own ways and it always prevails in the end. And somehow Iran becomes, or at least I want to believe that it becomes, an example of that. The last presidential election was
 Jarmo Savolainen - a jazz soulJarmo Savolainen - a jazz soul by Thanos Kalamidas
It is always difficult to write something about an artist who has just left us, and it gets even more difficult to write something when this artist is young. Like in the case of Jarmo Savolainen, a brilliant jazz pianist from Finland, who died at just
 Out of AfricaOut of Africa by Thanos Kalamidas
I always had – and still have - my doubts about the motives of humanitarian organizations supported by celebrities. But on the same time I always believed that since the situation is so desperate, every help is good help, even from Hollywood
 How bizarreHow bizarre by Thanos Kalamidas
Pastor's commentsThe president of the Southern Ba
 Stop Child LabourStop Child Labour by Thanos Kalamidas
Living in the 21st century and wondering if two foreign languages, piano lessons and ballet is enough for your little daughter – if it is too much or if you could add something more just to make sure that she will have the best supplies for
 Child Labour in ...picturesChild Labour in ...pictures by Thanos Kalamidas
 PersOnality DisOrders #3PersOnality DisOrders #3 by Thanos Kalamidas
for more PersOnality DisOrders, HERE! For more Cartoons, HERE!
 The abstinence voteThe abstinence vote by Thanos Kalamidas
Τις τελευταίες μέρες και ειδικά μετά τις Ευρώ-ε
 But ...seriously EuropeBut ...seriously Europe by Thanos Kalamidas
Most of the European member states are heading to the polls for the questionable Euro-parliament elections, but it seems that Europeans have other issues to keep them busy; some of them very serious, others really pathetic. But we’ve better
 He says ...He says ... by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #18Lift Spirits #18 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more Lift Spirits, HERE! For more Ov
 Debates, journalism and other Greek storiesDebates, journalism and other Greek stories by Thanos Kalamidas
Έτσι παρακολούθησα το ...debate των αρχηγών και είδα κα
 PersOnality DisOrders #2PersOnality DisOrders #2 by Thanos Kalamidas
For more PersOnality DisOrders, HERE! For more Cartoons,
 A Europe in questionA Europe in question by Thanos Kalamidas
Only weeks before the European Elections, when European citizens elect their representatives into the common parliament, Europe celebrates Europe Day. This is a day that reminds all Europeans of the fundamental principles of the European Union, of
 Talk JusticeTalk Justice by Thanos Kalamidas
I have often written articles about justice and pointed out how unjust justice can be, especially when driven, or better ridden, by other elements, like for instance in the case of the Sharia law. Actually I think that in general there is nothi
 The Berlusconi dramaThe Berlusconi drama by Thanos Kalamidas
“And she stormed into her lawyer’s office, demanding a divorce, but because she wanted revenge before filing for divorce, she put an advert in all the main newspapers, where she said in capitals: I hate you!”
 A Greek president in Helsinki (In Greek)A Greek president in Helsinki (In Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Τελικά ποιός κυβερνάει αυτή τη χώρα; Θυμάται κα
 Greece from abroadGreece from abroad by Thanos Kalamidas
Friends and people I meet for the first time often ask me how I feel about my country after living abroad for so long. The usual answer is schizophrenic and then depending of the person I try to explain the love and hate relationship you build wit
 A change that never comes (Greek)A change that never comes (Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Περίμενα να περάσουν μερικές μέρες από τον 'σαρ
 While I dream I hopeWhile I dream I hope by Thanos Kalamidas
So this is it, 2008 goodbye welcome 2009! A year full of disasters, wars, tears and blood till the very last moment of one hope. Amazing writing that while I don’t even live in USA but the election of Barack Obama brought hope to the entire
 Wishful thoughtsWishful thoughts by Thanos Kalamidas
I wish I had woken up today and wrote a letter to Santa Claus thanking him for all the presents I got yesterday, thanking him that walking out in the street everybody was smiling, that there were no Mugabe in this world, that there was no war and
 Dino & Anty #29Dino & Anty #29 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more Dino & Anty, HERE! For more Cartoons,
 But seriouslyBut seriously by Thanos Kalamidas
It seems that dictators and future dictators don’t get it and never have holidays like busy little ants. And while in Guinea they were burying the former dictator who ruled the country for twenty four years a coup started and long live the n
 Ovi Bad Boys Podcast #140Ovi Bad Boys Podcast #140 by The Ovi Team
Download of the Ovi Bad Boys Podcast is totally free of charge. On the podcast page you will find all of their archived shows, which is a recording of their weekly live show broadcast across the Helsinki region on Lä
 Dino & Anty #25Dino & Anty #25 by Thanos K & Asa B
More Dino & Anty HERE! For
 Lift Spirits #11Lift Spirits #11 by Thanos K & Asa B
 For More Lift Spirits HERE!
 Thai appetiteThai appetite by Thanos Kalamidas
I know it sounds like a stupid question but what’s the first thing coming in mind when anybody says …Thailand? To most it means endless golden seaside, paradise holidays and exotic food. But do you ever wonder what it means for the peo
 Life Undercover #71Life Undercover #71 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 USUS by Thanos Kalamidas
For me, that can feelSometimes with my mind’s intensityI can feel you in a way thatSeems almost physical.And for you, I can senseSometimes you just exte
 Musharraf's end gameMusharraf's end game by Thanos Kalamidas
The first one has gone and it was about time. Pakistan’s dictator Pervez Musharraf resigned under the pressure of facing charges. Obviously he proved to have a bit of brain and just like Pinochet a few years ago he chose to leave power graci
 ShowBizz #64ShowBizz #64 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE! F
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
 Lift Spirits #08Lift Spirits #08 by Thanos K & Asa B
 For More Lift Spirits HERE!For more Cartoons
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
A Zimbabwean journalist said militias loyal to monster Mugabe had gone door-to-door in townships outside the capital, Harare, forcing people to vote. That was
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Almost every public transport vehicle has a poster of President R G Mugabe - "For total independence & total control". Mugabe is definitely a frea
 Four scandals and a funeral (in Greek)Four scandals and a funeral (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Τέσσερα σκάνδαλα και μια κηδεία!
 Hammering Concrete!Hammering Concrete! by Thanos Kalamidas
A brand new exhibition from Thanos Kalamidas.For the full Hammering Concrete! Exhibition, click HERE!
 Photoville: Microsoft walks away from YahooPhotoville: Microsoft walks away from Yahoo by Thanos Kalamidas
Mr Ballmer said Microsoft had raised its original offer from $44.6bn to $47.5bn (£24.1bn) - $33 per share. But he added that Yahoo had insisted on at least $53bn, or $37 a share - more than Microsoft was prepared to pay.
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
There has been outrage in Italy after the outgoing government published every Italian's declared earnings and tax contributions on the internet. They were t
 Lift Spirits #02Lift Spirits #02 by Thanos K & Asa B
Lift doors slide open, you enter, press the button and then face that awkward proximity to a stranger... perhaps this will lift your spirit.
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said that he probably made mistakes in his first year in office by failing to explain his policies sufficiently. But in a live TV interview he also defended his presidency, saying
 Top Pakistan militant calls truce!Top Pakistan militant calls truce! by Thanos Kalamidas
A top Taleban commander in Pakistan has ordered his followers to stop all attacks in the country. Baitullah Mehsud is the man the Pakistani authorities say ordered the killing of Benazir Bhutto.Pamphlets containing his order app
 1969: Earth's Epic Year1969: Earth's Epic Year by Thanos Kalamidas
You could say that 1969 was an epic year for modern human history. By July humanity had conquered space with man landing on the Moon and the Soviet Union sent a space probe to Venus; back on Earth John Lennon, with Yoko Ono, sang “Give peace
 Rice makes surprise visit to Iraq!Rice makes surprise visit to Iraq! by Thanos Kalamidas
Ms Rice said she saw a “coalescing of a centre in Iraqi politics” and that leaders of the various Iraqi factions were more united than ever.She arrived in the city a day after Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr threatened
 The Papal blessingThe Papal blessing by Thanos Kalamidas
For more Photoville HERE! For more Cartoons,
 Lift Spirits #01Lift Spirits #01 by Thanos K & Asa B
Lift doors slide open, you enter, press the button and then face that awkward proximity to a stranger... perhaps this will lift your spirit.
 Should I stay or ... GO home!Should I stay or ... GO home! by Thanos Kalamidas
 Olympic race to the White HouseOlympic race to the White House by Thanos Kalamidas
Here it is again… something about Barack Obama that makes me stop and think, ‘What did he say?’ This time it was all about the Beijing Olympic Games and his call for President George W. Bush not to go to China for the Opening Cer
 ShowBizz #53ShowBizz #53 by Thanos K & Asa B
An arrogant rooster, a sycophant pig, a wiseass dog and an intelligent tortoise are just some of the stars of Thanos and Asa's Show Bizz.
 Brown and the economy fearsBrown and the economy fears by Thanos Kalamidas
The British Prime Minister said a 2.5% fall in March, recorded by the Halifax, should be seen in the context of 10 years of big increases and low interest rates. He added that the government was not a "spectator
 Finland's "Les Liaisons dangereuses"Finland's "Les Liaisons dangereuses" by Thanos Kalamidas
I have often said that I love theater. I love theater and I like cinema, but nothing can compare to the experience of a theater play. A film, any film, however well made and however expensive, has nothing on a play i
 Life Undercover #57Life Undercover #57 by Thanos K & Asa B
It is time to change the sheets... our inquisitive duvet-loving hero has some female company now asking the great questions of life, religion and the universe.
 Where is the end, Mugabe?Where is the end, Mugabe? by Thanos Kalamidas
The day the people of Zimbabwe were voting I wrote an article asking the people of Zimbabwe to be calm and that Mugabe will do anything and everything not to lose but he will know that he lost in the hearts and brains of the Zimbabwe people.
 Testosterone in the airTestosterone in the air by Thanos Kalamidas
It seems that the Finnish government has turned lately really …erotic, if not exotic, and that definitely makes a few faces smile knowing that there’s something different than the usual politics of Finnish life. You could say that Finn
 What Really Happened?What Really Happened? by Thanos Kalamidas
 Missing the forestMissing the forest by Thanos Kalamidas
I never pretended to be an expert on US politics and embarrassingly I have to admit that I learn a big deal on what’s going on in the White House and Capitol Hill from a television series called the “West Wing”. But I have to adm
 It's not all Harry PotterIt's not all Harry Potter by Thanos Kalamidas
I’m going to borrow an intro Asa has used because I feel like it works perfectly with what I want to write. Did I like the Harry Potter series? Yes! Do I believe Harry Potter series helped children’s literature? No! Actually, regarding
 2nd Opinion #462nd Opinion #46 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion,
 Monochromaticic: For SaleMonochromaticic: For Sale by Thanos Kalamidas
The world in which we live is not black and white, but through the eyes of Thanos K it suddenly becomes monochrome with a splash of humour.
 2nd Opinion #452nd Opinion #45 by Thanos K & Asa B
He is bad ...really bad! Seriously, I think you'll need a second opinion after this.
 ShowBizz #52ShowBizz #52 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE!
 Dino & Anty #16Dino & Anty #16 by Thanos K & Asa B
Dino is a vegetarian virgin dinosaur and his best friend is Anty, a carnivorous nymphomaniac ant.More Dino & Anty
 2nd Opinion #442nd Opinion #44 by Thanos K & Asa B
He is bad ...really bad! Seriously, I think you'll need a second opinion after this.For more
 ShowBizz #51ShowBizz #51 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE!
 Bulgarian reportBulgarian report by Euro Reporter
Ex-King Mavericks to Form New Party The parliamentary group of mavericks that split from the ranks of the former king's cent
 2nd Opinion #432nd Opinion #43 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE! For
 Blogs, sex and liesBlogs, sex and lies by Thanos Kalamidas
Η Ελληνική κυβέρνηση του κ. Καραμανλή όλο
 Life Undercover #56Life Undercover #56 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE!
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
"This race is very close, it's very contested," Clinton said, "I've won some, he's won some. Each of us has to get to 2025 delegates. So of course every single race is important."
 The Tsipras phenomenon (in Greek)The Tsipras phenomenon (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Καιρό τώρα σκέφτομαι να γράψω κάτι για το
 When I had enough (in Greek)When I had enough (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Όταν πριν από ένα χρόνο περίπου αποφάσιζ
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Democratic hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton remain neck and neck and are battling for every vote.For every damn penny I would say according to the rumors at least! ****************************Mike H
 Long live the new archbishop! (in Greek)Long live the new archbishop! (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Ο θάνατος του Αρχιεπισκόπου Αθηνών Χριστ
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Egyptian security forces have pulled back from the border with Gaza after an apparent failure to reseal it. Palestinians seemed to be still crossing freely in and out of Egypt for a third consecutive day, to stock up on supplies in defiance of a block
 Reporters in crisis (in Greek)Reporters in crisis (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Δημοσιογραφία σε κατάσταση υστερίας.
 2nd Opinion #412nd Opinion #41 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #55Life Undercover #55 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 2nd Opinion #402nd Opinion #40 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE!
 Life Undercover #54Life Undercover #54 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE!
 Suicide justice (Greek)Suicide justice (Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Πριν τα Χριστούγεννα έγραψα ένα άρθρο με
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has a commanding lead in the country's snap election but it is unclear whether he has avoided a presidential run-off, the opposition said there was serious violations and called
 2nd Opinion #392nd Opinion #39 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 A wish for 2008A wish for 2008 by Thanos Kalamidas
When writing an article of the most important events for the year 2007, I think I wrote is what I wish and want most for the year 2008. You see, I have lost all my hopes for peace on earth soon, I don’t think anymore for the end of criminali
 2007, as tears go by2007, as tears go by by Thanos Kalamidas
The year 2007 has been extremely strange for me, Ovi magazine turned daily and that meant following all the news all the time just to be contemporary with international events. Of course that also had its dark side;
 Comical, but tragic (In Greek)Comical, but tragic (In Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Πριν από λίγες μέρες με επισκέφτηκε Έλληνας που
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
At "Meet Mike Huckabee" event Friday morning in Pella, Iowa, the former Arkansas governor and surprising leader in Iowa clarified comments he made Thursday night suggesting that, in the wake of Benazir Bhutto
 Life Undercover #53Life Undercover #53 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE! For more Ca
 Life Undercover #52Life Undercover #52 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Art in Politics EditorialArt in Politics Editorial by The Ovi Team
I think a theme like 'art and politics' is one of the most suitable for the thematic Ovi magazine and there are so many angles I’m sure we will not even reach a fraction of them. But, after all, this has never been the role of Ovi
 A wonderful three yearsA wonderful three years by Thanos Kalamidas
I find it hard to believe that three years of Ovi magazine are behind us, three for you all, four for us with all the planning and the preparation. Ovi magazine was born and grew up in the era off blogs and personal journals and this is the reason
 An Ovi Christmas CardAn Ovi Christmas Card by The Ovi Team
Ovi magazine takes a deep breath and wishes everybody one of the following: Boas Festas! Buon Natale! Buorit Juovllat! Chestita Koleda! Craciun fericit si un An Nou fericit! Feliz Navidad! Fröhliche Weihnachten! Glædel
 2nd Opinion #382nd Opinion #38 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE!
 Recognize the contribution of immigrationRecognize the contribution of immigration by Thanos Kalamidas
Would anybody ever imagine that England, with its language that has spread all over the world and with countries all around the globe that have English as the official language, that the day would come when there will be traffic or municipality si
 2nd Opinion #372nd Opinion #37 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE!
 Line-dancing between the Seasons of the FabricsLine-dancing between the Seasons of the Fabrics by Thanos Kalamidas
There are some nights, just like this nightwhen the hopes are like threads that fly,I think that I can see all my thoughts and all the painsa glance in the dark sky, white snowflakes
 ShowBizz #50ShowBizz #50 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE!
 Life Undercover #51Life Undercover #51 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE!
 ShowBizz #49ShowBizz #49 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE!
 Life Undercover #50Life Undercover #50 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE!
 A uniformed crimeA uniformed crime by Thanos Kalamidas
Drew Paterson’s case seems that it came to remind us how much and how many women suffer nowadays and furthermore it came to remind us of the special problems people in uniform are dealing with. Please, I don’t want to be misunderstood,
 2nd Opinion #362nd Opinion #36 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE! For
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
In a decision that could affect gun control laws across the nation, the Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to carry a gun.Wishful thoughts!
 Brazil raped for one monthBrazil raped for one month by Thanos Kalamidas
Speechless and in real anger were my reaction a few hours ago after reading what happened in a Brazilian prison with a 15-year-old girl. The young woman was put in the same cell with 20 to 30 men and for one month she was repeatedly sexually abuse
 Real Politik in ...Annapolis!Real Politik in ...Annapolis! by Thanos Kalamidas
This is it! It is just a week before the meeting for the Palestinians in Annapolis, USA; the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met with reporters and tried to give them his optimism for a final result till the end of 2008 despite the last minute
 ShowBizz #48ShowBizz #48 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE!
 Africa's psychopathAfrica's psychopath by Thanos Kalamidas
The man is definitely a joke and even though there are a few jokes going around in the international political scene at the moment; here I’m talking about the worst of them, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe! In most countries and in most societie
 The Swiss and the Iranian nuclear plansThe Swiss and the Iranian nuclear plans by Thanos Kalamidas
I have the idea that the Security Council and the EU suggested something to Iran under the threat of more sanctions for its nuclear program, Iran and the puppet president, in the beginning, refuse and when the second wave of sanctions is visual th
 Life Undercover #49Life Undercover #49 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE! For more Ca
 Ki-moon, you failedKi-moon, you failed by Thanos Kalamidas
For nearly a year I have been writing and screaming that when the UN finally arrives in Darfur it will be just too late. Unfortunately a top UN official, using the old 'lack of logistics' excuse, announced that the joint UN-African Union p
 A memory from the Polytechnic in AthensA memory from the Polytechnic in Athens by Thanos Kalamidas
Η πορεία του 1980 για το Πολυτεχνείο, ήταν η τε
 2nd Opinion #352nd Opinion #35 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE! For more Cartoons
 Circling the drain?Circling the drain? by Asa Butcher
On Thursday one of our readers felt the need to pose the question: Is Ovi's quality circling the drain or is it just me? Well, it was certainly a question that caught my eye and has prompted this response.As co-editor of O
 Andreas, we lostAndreas, we lost by Thanos Kalamidas
Ανδρέα ...χάσαμε! Με έκπληξη και χωρ
 ShowBizz #47ShowBizz #47 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more ShowBizz HERE! For more Cartoons HERE!
 World Diabetes DayWorld Diabetes Day by Thanos Kalamidas
According to the World Health Organization, in 2006 at least 171 million people were diagnosed as suffering from diabetes. Diabetes in one of the top five most significant diseases and, in combination with the other
 Life Undercover #48Life Undercover #48 by Thanos K & Asa B
For More Life Undercover HERE!
 Please ...shut up!Please ...shut up! by Thanos Kalamidas
In the end it took a …king to say exactly what I have wanted to say for long a long time now. Let me make this a bit clearer: an Iberia-American summit took place last week in Santiago, Chile, and the often-interrupting Venezuelan leader Hug
 2nd Opinion #342nd Opinion #34 by Thanos K & Asa B
For more 2nd Opinion HERE! For more Cartoons
 I want your... EurosI want your... Euros by Thanos Kalamidas
What does it mean when a fashion model refuses to be paid in US dollar but insists on being paid in Euros emphasizing that the US dollar is not a strong currency? To many probably nothing, but to bankers it raises a most likely huge, gigantic ques
 ShowBizz #46ShowBizz #46 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Another dark day for PakistanAnother dark day for Pakistan by Thanos Kalamidas
A few months ago I was criticized because in one of my articles I was referring to General Musharraf as one of the worst dictators and I was sure that he has no intention to let Pakistan know democracy; after all, he was the last in a long chain o
 2nd Opinion #332nd Opinion #33 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 ShowBizz #45ShowBizz #45 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #47Life Undercover #47 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 2nd Opinion #322nd Opinion #32 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Hillary making historyHillary making history by Thanos Kalamidas
For a long time many said that what is missing for the position of the American president is either a black or a woman, and it seems that their wish is coming true at least to a certain point, since a black man and a woman are the favourite candid
 ShowBizz #44ShowBizz #44 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Something changingSomething changing by Thanos Kalamidas
Over the last few months something has changed in Helsinki and even though in the beginning I believed it was just me lately coincidences started becoming more often to stop my doubts. But I think it is better explain what I mean with an example.
 OS, Windows or Linux?OS, Windows or Linux? by Thanos Kalamidas
I don’t know who created Earth, but at the moment I’m angry with the one who created three environments for my digital life and a couple of more sub-environments to make sure that I am in really deep shit! To give
 Life Undercover #46Life Undercover #46 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 A presidential companionA presidential companion by Thanos Kalamidas
What is more tempting to write about: Mr. Sarkozy’s divorce or Mikhail Gorbachev’s return to politics with a new political movement in Russia? I will try to avoid the semantics and similarities in both cases but let’s see what ma
 2nd Opinion #312nd Opinion #31 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Brazil's Mr. LocoBrazil's Mr. Loco by Thanos Kalamidas
What makes a 21-year-old man send a letter to a judge begging for an extension to his imprisonment because there is nothing for him outside of the prison bars? The young man, in perfect mental and physical health, has a very strong argument: if he
 Life Undercover #45Life Undercover #45 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Hope wantedHope wanted by Thanos Kalamidas
Over the last months I have had the feeling that everything goes wrong and I really hope this feeling is just temporary and nothing to do with reality. But again, reading what's going on around the world makes you feel a bit depressed. It'
 2nd Opinion #302nd Opinion #30 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 ShowBizz #43ShowBizz #43 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Lost in murderLost in murder by Thanos Kalamidas
My favorite Finnish literature book has long been Väinö Linna’s Under the North Star, when I finished the trilogy my first reaction, since I’d read it in English and not in its o
 2nd Opinion #292nd Opinion #29 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 A sumo mountainA sumo mountain by Thanos Kalamidas
However strange it may sound, out of my Japanese experiences what I enjoyed the most is sumo and after so many years I still watch it every time I have the chance! As a fan of football and classic sports, I never really liked boxing or wrestling.
 Greek elections (in Greek) 3/3Greek elections (in Greek) 3/3 by Thanos Kalamidas
Το τι συμβαίνει αυτή τη στιγμή στο ΠΑΣΟΚ ε
 Greek elections (in Greek) 2/3Greek elections (in Greek) 2/3 by Thanos Kalamidas
Για την παρουσία του κυρίου Καρατζαφέρη τ
 Greek elections (in Greek) 1/3Greek elections (in Greek) 1/3 by Thanos Kalamidas
Ο λόγος που απέφυγα να γράψω κάτι για τις ε
 The Little Rock NineThe Little Rock Nine by Thanos Kalamidas
What happened in Little Rock Central High School in 1957, in the US state of Arkansas I think is well known in many ways, including a number of films and books either for the Little Rock Nine or from references to the events.
 The King of HorrorThe King of Horror by Thanos Kalamidas
It just happened that in the last few days I decided to read again a book entitled Insomnia and you guessed well if you thought Stephen King is the author! It is the story of a seventy-year-old man who’s suf
 Life Undercover #44Life Undercover #44 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Sibelius' magic secretsSibelius' magic secrets by Thanos Kalamidas
There is only one way to appreciate Jean Sibelius' music: Close your eyes and let his music fly you into the forest. Johan Julius Christian ‘Jean’ Sibelius was born December 8th 1865 and died exactly 50 yea
 The creation of a monsterThe creation of a monster by Thanos Kalamidas
How can you negotiate and trust somebody who took over a country with a military coup using all the resources the state gave him, exiled or imprisoned all the opposition with a lot of questionable disappearances and
 Chinese executional tricksChinese executional tricks by Thanos Kalamidas
As we get closer to the Olympic Games year criticism is coming more often about different things, therefore Peking had to do something, even if that something is just for show. The Chinese Supreme Court has ordered judges to be more …sparing
 ShowBizz #42ShowBizz #42 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Jewish Nazis?Jewish Nazis? by Thanos Kalamidas
I think it is a couple of years ago when Asa and I were talking about racism and traces of Nazism in the most unexpected places because of an article Asa was writing for Ydin magazine and some research led us to some unexpected results. The strang
 Russian poker with a marked deckRussian poker with a marked deck by Thanos Kalamidas
Is the end of the last emperor who came in from the cold getting closer and is he going to give up power easily or is he going to become a puppeteer in the long Russian tradition that not even the Soviet regime stopped? The Russian Prime Minister,
 Following ordersFollowing orders by Thanos Kalamidas
General Petraeus, the latest US military commander in Iraq, has faced heavy criticism in Congress while reporting on the non progress of the US targets in the country for security and stabilization of life. Actually the general must be a very brav
 Wishful thought and a financial horrorWishful thought and a financial horror by Thanos Kalamidas
Imagine going to the bakery early one the morning to buy three small hot bread rolls. For three euros you get them with butter and a nice cheese that will make them a good breakfast. The smiling baker takes the three euros and wishes you a good mo
 9-11 for the right reasons9-11 for the right reasons by Thanos Kalamidas
Is this how it is going to be from now on? Bin Laden will send a video calling us to worship Islam as the only solution for our survival and George W. Bush calling us to fight terrorism harder by helping Iraq? Is this really what comes from 9-11?
 From a slap to murderFrom a slap to murder by Thanos Kalamidas
A few weeks ago the foreign community in Finland, especially the Greeks, read in the papers that a musician of Greek origin, well-known in the circles that follow ethnic and music events in Finland, had violently killed his wife, mother of two inf
 The last guillotinedThe last guillotined by Thanos Kalamidas
Does the name Hamida Djandoubi mean anything to you? He was a Tunisian immigrant who tortured and killed his girlfriend and for that reason he was sentenced to death by a French court in Marseille and was sent to the guillotine on September 10th 1
 "The most beautiful parts of me""The most beautiful parts of me" by Thanos Kalamidas
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 ShowBizz #41ShowBizz #41 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Banning dignityBanning dignity by Thanos Kalamidas
I know, I know, I’m going to be my usual cynical self but it was about time for the General Secretary of the United Nations to remember why he’s actually there and move from the fancy New York receptions to Darfur. Really, has anybody
 The long daily roadThe long daily road by Thanos Kalamidas
It was sometime last July, a weird period for me because of a problem with my daughter’s health that kept us really tense, when it came the time for the next monthly issue of Ovi magazine. It was the period we were dealing with the copycats
 Fires...in GreekFires...in Greek by Thanos Kalamidas
Τελικά είτε μου αρέσει είτε όχι, νιώθω υποχρεωμ
 Democracy unveiledDemocracy unveiled by Thanos Kalamidas
Who makes more sense: a president with a wife that covers her head with a veil due to her faith, or a president who often talks with god and this god told him to invade a country? I presume the answer is quite simple and to unveil the protagonists
 Who's the property?Who's the property? by Thanos Kalamidas
Why Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki became angry with Hillary and Carl Levin is a big mystery to me; he even went as far to say that the Democratic Senators were acting as if Iraq was their property. I’m going to be a bit cynical, but
 2nd Opinion #282nd Opinion #28 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Two men who tried to hijack a Turkish plane have surrendered after all 136 passengers and crew escaped unharmed. From the plane to …midnight express!!!
 Some anniversarySome anniversary by Thanos Kalamidas
Over the last few days we have often watched on the news how India and Pakistan celebrated their 60th independence anniversary from the British. It seems I don’t really remember how they celebrated their 50th anniversary, but it was really i
 Which... wows!!!Which... wows!!! by Thanos Kalamidas
'Where are the wows' is something I often talk about with Asa and he has written a couple of very good articles about it, always referring to the lo
 Hungary ReportHungary Report by Euro Reporter
Koreans ate… Hungarian dogs!Under different circumstances this would sound more like a joke than a report and unfortunately helps all kinds of prejudices and stereotypes. South Korea's Ambassador to Hungary Eom Seock-Jeong ha
 And that was June 2007...And that was June 2007... by The Ovi Team
Well, what did you make of that month? The world thought it was bidding farewell to Tony Blair, but within hours he was back in the headlines in his new job, and everybody in the Northern Hemisphere was patiently expecting the start of summer,
 Greek-reportGreek-report by Euro Reporter
Attica’s worst fire in decades The worst forest fire in more than a decade ravaged some 3,000 hectares of Mount Parnitha, one of the few oases of g
 Life Undercover #38Life Undercover #38 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #37Life Undercover #37 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
US President George W Bush is expected to receive an enthusiastic reception in Albania when he becomes the first US president to visit the Balkan nation. Is America s
 ShowBizz #34ShowBizz #34 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Negotiating survivalNegotiating survival by Thanos Kalamidas
It is a strange feeling leaving the solution of a major problem to the ones who are mainly responsible for the problem and, furthermore, who stubbornly refuse to recognize it. Angela Merkel is seeking for the improvement of the Kyoto Protocol in c
 Troubles and demonsTroubles and demons by Thanos Kalamidas
There is an old saying: when you sow troubles, you grow demons. Somehow this is what’s going on in Iraq - how it started and how it still goes on is going to bring a lot of demons before the end. And it is not that I like to blame everything
 Three Finns in a boat & an IranianThree Finns in a boat & an Iranian by Thanos Kalamidas
I hope Jerome K. Jerome can forgive me but I cannot avoid it and I’m also really sorry for not being able to avoid laughing at the Iranian education system - you are probably wondering what the hell I’m talking about. The Iranian navy
 ShowBizz #33ShowBizz #33 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 2nd Opinion #202nd Opinion #20 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #35Life Undercover #35 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Human rights don't have a colourHuman rights don't have a colour by Thanos Kalamidas
The issue of human rights in China isn’t complicated. Unfortunately the global situation regarding human rights has made it so. China is guilty for violating human rights and all the NGOs and human rights’ organizations are totally
 Dino & Anty #14Dino & Anty #14 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Captains Ahab and EvaCaptains Ahab and Eva by Thanos Kalamidas
I don’t write critics often because, as a principal, I believe that what you like and what you don’t like is very personal and that even goes to what the majority consider classics. Asa very correctly pointed out in the past that even
 iBite French styleiBite French style by Thanos Kalamidas
France's new President-elect Nicolas Sarkozy has called for unity after a bitterly-contested campaign. The conservative won a clear victory over his socialist rival Segolene Royal, gaining 53% o
 ShowBizz #32ShowBizz #32 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Public relations for a...Stalin!Public relations for a...Stalin! by Thanos Kalamidas
Imagine working in a public relations firm and one day the door opens and Stalin asks you to take over his P.R. and improve his image abroad. Imagine he has all the excuses for the murders and holding a whole nation under an iron fist – dict
 2nd Opinion #192nd Opinion #19 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 What's up Mr. Annan?What's up Mr. Annan? by Thanos Kalamidas
The best way to start this is with a scream! But let me rephrase it: the former General Secretary of the United Nations Kofi Annan warns that the aid targets for Africa “will be missed” unless more is done. This is the part you start s
 Life Undercover #34Life Undercover #34 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 It reminds me of StalinIt reminds me of Stalin by Thanos Kalamidas
On my first visit to Estonia I visited a habitat museum where you could see buildings and houses through Estonian history. It was very nicely made in a beautiful park that gave you the chance to enjoy the green nature. In the very same museum and
 Farewell SlavaFarewell Slava by Thanos Kalamidas
It is a month ago since many of us watched on our television screens a very old Mstislav "Slava"* Rostropovich walking with the assistance of the Russian president Vladimir Putin and entering a Kremlin hall where he celebrated his 80th b
 ShowBizz #31ShowBizz #31 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Mexico's abortionMexico's abortion by Thanos Kalamidas
You cannot ignore what happened in Mexico City lately. After long debates where the Roman-Catholic church, even the Pope himself, played a major role, the city’s lawmakers voted to legalize abortion. The abortion-right group emphasized that
 2nd Opinion #182nd Opinion #18 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 ShowBizz #30ShowBizz #30 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #33Life Undercover #33 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 ShowBizz #29ShowBizz #29 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Voting in state elections in Nigeria have been extended after many polling stations opened hours late, causing chaos and frustration for voters. Electoral chief Maurice Iwo assured Nigerians that "people who are alr
 2nd Opinion #172nd Opinion #17 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #32Life Undercover #32 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Life Undercover #31Life Undercover #31 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Conspiracy of silenceConspiracy of silence by Thanos Kalamidas
Following the release of a report on child abuse in India, the Minister for Women and Child Development, Renuka Chowdhury said: “In India there’s a tradition of denying child abuse, it doesn’t happen here is what we normally say.
 Dino & Anty #13Dino & Anty #13 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 ShowBizz #28ShowBizz #28 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 A dark blue government & the jolly greensA dark blue government & the jolly greens by Thanos Kalamidas
Finland’s electoral system leads to coalition governments where the small parties often play a very decisive role. For the last government the Christian-Democrats and the Swedish Party were the ones who managed to enter government and suppor
 iBiteiBite by Thanos Kalamidas
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has condemned the UK as "arrogant and selfish" for refusing to apologise for the Royal Navy captives crisis. And
 And that was March...And that was March... by The Ovi Team
"Beware the Ides of March," was the soothsayer’s warning to Julius Caesar, but what was so bad about Ovi’s March 15th article about joint accounts? Some people worry too much…one of those is Thanos by the looks of h
 Motive ...football (in Greek)Motive ...football (in Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Όταν μοναδική πηγή πληροφόρησης από την
 2nd Opinion #162nd Opinion #16 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 It was better in BrusselsIt was better in Brussels by Thanos Kalamidas
Romano Prodi should know that when he left his seat in the EU commission for Italian politics that the game has totally different rules and the often sensitive balance he had to keep with the EU members is not the same fragile balance he has to ke
 Life Undercover #30Life Undercover #30 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 ShowBizz #27ShowBizz #27 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Stop the slave tradeStop the slave trade by The Ovi Team
On March 25th 1807, two hundred years ago, the parliament of the United Kingdom passed an act with the name “An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade” and with this act brought an end to the trade that had started in 1562 during Eli
 An EU middle-age crisisAn EU middle-age crisis by Thanos Kalamidas
For months now I’ve been wondering why my middle-age crisis hasn’t reached me. I have seen it with people I know, they are reach this age, just around 50, when they realized that now we start the countdown - from one day to the next th
 Idiots playing warIdiots playing war by Thanos Kalamidas
There is no doubt that everybody plays war games in the Gulf and that the protagonists are the Anglo-Americans from one side and the Iranians from the other. There is no doubt that the Iranians want to show that they
 2nd Opinion #152nd Opinion #15 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Feel embarrassedFeel embarrassed by Thanos Kalamidas
Two incidents on the very same day have left me speechless and embarrassed for my fellow humans. The first happened in Belgium a couple of months ago but only came out over the last few days due to the decision of 700 Belgian couples to symbolical
 Who says they are refugees?Who says they are refugees? by Thanos Kalamidas
Many times I have asked myself what identifies a refugee and it seems that the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has recently asked the same question. The UNHCT says that there has been an ‘abject denial’ around the world of the humanitarian i
 A very expensive rejectionA very expensive rejection by Thanos Kalamidas
Without any hesitation or surprise, the Israeli prime minister rejected any recognition of the new Palestinian unity government and declared that it recognizes only the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. The US have react
 ShowBizz #26ShowBizz #26 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 The Ovi CookbookThe Ovi Cookbook by Thanos Kalamidas
Welcome to Greek cooking!Now don't think that Greek
 Life Undercover #29Life Undercover #29 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Reforming a...fence!Reforming a...fence! by Thanos Kalamidas
For the ones of my generation who thought that the Berlin Wall was the last wall to separate people and societies, the Israeli wall was definitely a disappointment and a monument to the fact that people don’t learn. When the US started build
 Jacques in the Foreign LegionJacques in the Foreign Legion by Thanos Kalamidas
Will anybody remember the French president Jacques Chirac let's say…in twenty years? The question came to mind while reading about his decision not to seek a third term in office in April’s elections.I have my
 Whack the dogWhack the dog by Thanos Kalamidas
There is an old story about a servant who was very badly treated by his master. The story says that the master was giving him the hardest jobs, never paid him well or appreciated him and that often when he was returning drunk he was hitting him. T
 ShowBizz #25ShowBizz #25 by Thanos K & Asa B
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 Burning monuments (Greek)Burning monuments (Greek) by Thanos Kalamidas
Τελικά η μακρόχρονη απουσία μου από την Ε
 Literal discriminationsLiteral discriminations by Thanos Kalamidas
I don’t usually judge critics for the simple reason that I strongly believe that to like or dislike a piece of art is a totally personal decision and I have often doubted expressions, such as, "This is a c
 Life Undercover #28Life Undercover #28 by Thanos K & Asa B
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