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*The Nazi salute is a well known gesture that is recognizable by most individuals throughout the world, especially those that have been directly affected by the regime. In Greece yesterday, AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis raised his right arm in the salute after scoring the winning goal in his side’s 2-1 Super League win over … Continue reading Soccer Player Throws Up Nazi Salute During Win, Greece is Furious!
*The Olympics have jumped off, but before they could really get started, they have been overshadowed with racist overtones. The Olympics are not about division, but the world’s cultures gathering in friendly competition to become the best of the best. But all of that has been tainted by one Tweet. Paraskevi (Voula) Papachristou, Greece’s triple-jump … Continue reading Athlete Representing Greece Kicked Out of Olympics for Racist Tweet Against Africans
*While none were as dramatic as the Dow Jones’ wild swing on Thursday, stocks fell around the world during the U.S. overnight as a bailout package for Greece failed to calm fears of a debt crisis. Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index dropped 3.1 percent, the MSCI Asia Pacific Index dropped 1.7 percent. The Stoxx Europe 600 … Continue reading It’s Gettin’ Scary: Stock Selloff Spreads Abroad