The Bank of Piraeus, one of the country’s four major banks, decided to write off or restructure debts in response to the "humanitarian crisis" through which its poorest clients were living, the company said in a statement.
Greece’s external debt audit may reform the European Union by serving as an example to other countries and making the bloc more democratic
Any clients who carry up to 20,000 euros in credit cards and consumer loans would have their debt written off completely, the bank said, while mortgage payments would be frozen and any associated interest forgiven.
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The unmanned X-37B space plane, which looks like a miniature version of NASA's now-retired space shuttle orbiter, is scheduled to blast off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on May 20.
Walton' close encounter of the fourth kind transpired on November 5, 1975, as the Huffington Post notes, when he and five other loggers happened upon a strange UFO in the Sitgreaves National Forest near Heber, Arizona. Spotting a 40-foot-diameter disc shaped UFO hanging in the air as they were heading home from work, the group were on the threshold of an encounter that Walton would later describe in a 1978 book, The Walton Experience, and in the 1993 film Fire In The Sky.
Earthquake surge across US related to fracking, government agency confirms :: World news :: The GuarAs the US Geological Survey confirmed on Thursday, in the last seven years, geologically staid parts of the US have seen earthquakes like they haven't seen for millions of years. And they were triggered by drilling for oil and gas.
Japanese authorities found one spot contained radiation of 480 microsieverts per hour, the BBC reported. That amount was equal to nearly half the recommended limit of annual exposure for one person.