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  • Greeks protest against pension reform as government seeks support

    Lycos News8 Jan 2016

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Greek pensioners and workers marched in central Athens on Friday, protesting against plans to overhaul an ailing pension system as the government sought backing for its proposals at home and in European capitals.

  • Guillotine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillotine A guillotine (/ ˈ ɡ ɪ l ə t iː n /; French: ) is an apparatus designed for efficiently carrying out executions by beheading. The device consists of a tall ...
  • The Guillotine

    theguillotine.com The South Dakota State University wrestling team could match its longest dual winning streak in program history, taking a nine-match streak west into a pair of ...
  • 8 Things You May Not Know About the Guillotine - History Lists

    www.history.com/news/.../8-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-guillotine Over some 200 years of use, the guillotine claimed the heads of tens of thousands of victims ranging from common criminals to revolutionaries, aristocrats and even ...
    • Guillotine | Definition of Guillotine by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guillotine Guil·lo·tin \gē-yȯ-taⁿ\ play Joseph–Ignace (1738–1814), French surgeon. Guillotin was a member of the National Assembly during the time of the French ...
    • Guillotine | Define Guillotine at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/guillotine noun 1. a device for beheading a person by means of a heavy blade that is dropped between two posts serving as guides: widely used during the French Revolution. 2. an ...
    • A History of the Guillotine in Europe

      europeanhistory.about.com/cs/frenchrevolution/a/Guillotine.htm The Guillotine in Algeria, Execution for murder of prisonners, under the eye of the victims young nephew, forced to watch heads roll in order to acknowledge revenge.
    • Off With Their Heads - History of the Guillotine

      inventors.about.com/od/gstartinventions/a/Guillotine.htm The French named the guillotin after Doctor Guillotin. The extra 'e' at the end of the word was added by an unknown English poet who found guillotine ...
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    • Guillotine - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Guillotine The guillotine, a device for performing executions by decapitation, comprises a tall upright frame from which is suspended a heavy blade that is raised with a rope ...
    • The Guillotine: a Humane Form of Execution - HistoryWiz

      www.historywiz.com/guillotine.htm More fascinating facts from the HistoryWiz archives : The Guillotine. Although the guillotine's fame dates from its extensive ...