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Monday, July 11, 2016

The Philistines weren't such philistines after all, say archaeologists

With the large sample of DNA in the cemetery, scientists might be able to pinpoint their origins. Theories include mainland Greece, the islands of Crete, or Cyprus, or even Anatolia in modern-day Turkey. The team is now performing DNA, radiocarbon ...


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Ronaldo’s agony turns to ecstasy

Portugal's triumph, thanks to a long-range goal in the second period of extra time by substitute striker Eder, was their first major trophy and will ease the memory of their painful loss to Greece in the Euro 2004 final — on home turf in Lisbon.


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Refugee Crossings to Greece Down 97%

In a year when nearly 3,000 people have drowned crossing the Mediterranean, mostly heading to Italy, we’ll take this as good news. The Washington Post reports: The unimpeded flow of humanity, dominated by Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans, to Europe is over ...


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Just for Laughs: Comedy is the best medicine for Ethnic Show's Yannis Pappas

Yannis Pappas is amused at being the GREEK delegate in Just for Laughs' Ethnic Show. “Apart from my name, I'm not really GREEK enough for most ...


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UK MPs back bid for return of Parthenon Marbles

The decades-long efforĎ„ to repatriate the Parthenon Marbles to GREECE is set to receive a boost with a new bill prepared by a group of cross-party MPs ...


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Eurozone insists bank bailout rules won't change for Italy

Italy is the eurozone's third-largest economy so any big crisis there would likely have negative effects far outweighing the impact from the repeated problems over the past few years, notably in Greece. Many Italian banks have seen their share prices come ...


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GREECE child care center to serve 120 children

Expressive Beginnings Child Care recently announced it will serve 120 children in the GREECE area and keep its youngest students with the same ...


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GREECE: Banks & Bailout Still At Risk, Moody's Says

The third financial bailout GREECE negotiated in June supports a stable outlook for the Caa3 rating on the Mediterranean nation's debt, but Greek ...


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Flight Deal: U.S. to Greece for $555 Round-Trip

Fewer crowds—and a number of airlines are offering fares more than 40 percent off—make August a great time to visit Athens. People in eight lucky U.S. cities can scoop up incredible flight deals to Athens and Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki ...


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Greek-Australian writes books for children in Greece

Jenny Koutsodimitropoulos is a Greek-Australian teacher of English and children's book author. For the past20 years she has have been living in Greece. Jenny Koutsodimitropoulos has published bilingual children's books [Greek-English] and Greek children's ...


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41 Insanely Glamorous Photos From Victoria's Secret Model Ana Beatriz Barros's Greek Wedding

Sports Illustarted swimsuit model and former Victoria's Secret fixture Ana Beatriz Barros wed the Egyptian-Greek billionaire Karim El Chiaty in a multi-day wedding extravaganza in Mykonos over the weekend and it was just as stunning as you'd expect.


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Mass spectrometry reveals contents of ancient Greek vase

… to the Stone Age. The Greeks used bitumen in construction, medicine … possible that the legendary 'Greek fire' was based on … the bitumen imported by the Greeks. The analysis of ancient bitumen …


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Over 100 years of food, fun and GREEK heritage in Ipswich

Rain threatened most of the weekend, but mostly held off and GREEK dancers, musicians and those enjoying the GREEK Festival stayed dry. The GREEK ...


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Photos of the Day: Tradition Trumps Contemporary for One GREEK American Bride

One of the nation's top matchmakers has found love— and that love is unfolding on a beautiful GREEK island in the most traditional of ways.


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Bank of GREECE chief sees recession bottoming out soon

GREECE'S central bank maintains a forecast of a mild 0.3 percent contraction in output this year as the government has proposed a further easing of ...


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Londoners provide aid to Syrians in GREECE

Carol Pellerin, left, Suzanne Semple and Chuck Semple of Port Stanley are helping migrants in Molyvos Harbour in Lesbos, GREECE. (Supplied photo).


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Defender Mark Asigba Nyaaba joins Greek champions Olympiacos Piraeus on loan

Ghanaian defender Mark Asigba Nyaaba has joined Greek champions Olympiacos Piraeus on loan from Veria FC. Nyaaba will spent the entire 2016/17 season at the club. The 26-year-old spent last season on loan at lower division side Panachaiki where he made 30 ...


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GB U20s Go Down Fighting in Friendly Loss Against Greece

Great Britain Under-20’s suffered a 73-49 defeat at the hands of European Championships hosts Greece in their penultimate friendly in Chalkida, on Monday evening. Kyle Carey scored eight of his 13 points in the final quarter, while Jules Dang Akood ...


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Mediterranean diet declines due to growth of fast food

Experts said the Mediterranean diet - rich in starchy foods, fruit and vegetables, some fish and red wine - has decreased by 70 per cent in Greece and 50 per cent in Spain.


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Aegean Idylls: 5 Greek Luxury Hotels

Oh, beautiful Greece. Home to some of the world’s most mesmerizing beaches, foundation stone of the Olympics and birthplace of Western civilization, and that enchanting blue-and-white architecture scene that you might have on your very own desktop right now.


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Euro 2016: Champions Portugal fly home to hero's welcome, presidential honour

Former Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, who lost to Greece in the 2004 final hosted by Portugal, showered praise on the players. "Portugal had deserved this European champion title since 2004. Last night, Portugal was able to get back the title that we ...


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Lindsay Lohan threw her fiance's phone… in the sea?

The couple — who is vacationing in Mykonos, GREECE — continued to argue until security stepped in to resolve the situation. “Everything was fine ...


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GREECE girl, 11, to dance with Justin Bieber

Imagine playing one-on-one with LeBron James. Receiving Holy Communion from the Pope. Going over your investments with Warren Buffett.


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European digital database aims to keep cultural traditions alive

To prevent their disappearance, a European research project – in Thessaloniki in Greece – is establishing a digital database, fully dedicated to intangible cultural treasures of humanity. Intangible heritage Monuments, buildings, statues. They’re not ...


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State Council Rejects Media Appeal for Delays to TV License Procedure

Television channels that appealed to Greece’s top administrative court over a law passed in October to reduce the number of nationwide TV stations to four sought an injunction from the State Council so that the procedure could be delayed until judicial proceedings had ended. The council — under the leadership of Nikolaos Sakellariou and rapporteur […]


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TV Channels/Ad Agencies Write Joint Letter Against New State-Owned Ad Monopoly

The Greek government’s plans for a new state-owned agency for selling television advertisements have been strongly opposed by broadcasters after it was unveiled, days after the new controversial auction to limit new private television licenses. A joint letter between the country’s private TV operators on Friday expressed concerns that the new law was being used […]


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70 More Refugees and Migrants on Greek Islands in the Last 24 Hours

The numbers of refugees are growing with 56,853 migrants identified on Greek territory on Monday, while 70 new arrivals were reported in the last 24 hours. According to the Refugee Crisis Management Coordination Body’s figures, 23,530 of the refugees are in northern Greece, 10,252 are hosted in the region of Attica, 8,520 on the Greek islands and 1,917 […]


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Greek treats delight at annual festival

Mary Mitchell pours Greek coffee for a customer at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Saco Saturday. Thank you for reading some of our articles, please login or subscribe if you would like to read more.


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Scholarships for new graduate programme at UCY

Three top universities from Cyprus, Greece and the Netherlands have joined … of Cyprus, the University of Crete and Wageningen University. Wageningen University … , the Universities of Cyprus and Crete are among the top 180 …


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The Abdication of the Left

In Europe, it is predominantly nationalists and nativist populists that have risen to prominence, with the left advancing only in a few places such as Greece and Spain. In the United States, the right-wing demagogue Donald Trump has managed to displace the ...


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Zeus Street GREEK are opening up in Westfield Sydney's food court

As they continue to grow, the ever-popular Zeus Street GREEK have announced that their latest expansion will include a store in Westfield Sydney's ...


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Brexit: It's Not About the EU, It's About the EZ

Let us say that in 1991 the German deutschmark and the GREEK drachma are at parity, i.e., they are exchanged one-for one. GREEKS like German cars ...


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The 'GREEK Freak' and 'Porzingod' effect on the NBA Draft

We all quickly realized that the “GREEK Freak” was more than a project who would need D-League seasoning and hand-holding to grow into a ...


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Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski's stunning WAG wows on GREEK beach

The tall Polish striker sizzled in his red swimming shorts in Mykonos, a small GREEK island popular with tourists and famed for its buzzing nightlife.


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Blu Kouzina – Authentic Greek Cuisine, Like A Trip To The Mediterranean

Blu Kouzina, a favourite destination for authentic Greek cuisine in Singapore for the past few years, has moved from Bt Timah to a new location on Dempsey Hill (next to Portico Prime). I felt like I wasn’t in Singapore anymore. Walking in, you would feel ...


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UPDATE 1-Greek Cen. Banker sees recession bottoming out, easing on capital controls

Greek cenbanker sees 0.3 pct contraction of GDP this year ATHENS, July 11 Greece's central bank maintains a forecast of a mild 0.3 percent contraction in output this year as the government has proposed a further easing of capital controls in the country ...


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From pottery to rare Romanian dancing: Scientists and sensors preserve cultural heritage

In our modern world, what happens to traditional craftsmanship such as pottery or to rare dancing styles typical for some regions in Greece, Romania or Wallonia? They fall gradually out of use and may eventually be completely forgotten. A European research initiative tries to prevent that.


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Yearning for the day an early detection test for ovarian cancer is developed

The initiative was instigated by Greek Australian Heliotis, who at the time had started losing friends and colleagues to cancer in all forms in their 20s and early 30s. Rather than simply remaining devastated and appalled, Heliotis chose to educate herself ...


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Energy minister: Iran seriously interested in GREECE-Bulgaria interconnector project

Tehran. Iran shows serious interest in the project for construction of an interconnector between GREECE and Bulgaria. This is what Bulgarian Minister of ...


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Italy ETF Woes Set to Continue

Since the days of the Greek financial crisis, investors have frequently wondered which Eurozone shoe would be the next to drop. Italy has often been mentioned as that shoe and that sentiment is currently back in vogue.


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Ronaldo says Euro triumph for all Portuguese and immigrants

In 2004, Ronaldo, now 31, reached the final of the Euro championship but ended in tears as they were beaten 0-1 by Greece. But substitute Eder's extra-time goal saw Portugal triumph 1-0 to stun the hosts and finally win their first major global trophy.


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Cypriot pupils go CSI in Greece

… pupils from Cyprus are in Greece to soak up the experience … Education and Religious Affairs of Greece and the Ministry of Education …


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Greek President Pavlopoulos in Cyprus for ‘Hope” charity twinning

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and his … with cancer in Cyprus and Greece at the Presidential Palace in …


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Greece Rotary Club seeking host families

The Greece Rotary Club is seeking two families to participate as a host family for the 2016 Rotary Exchange Student program. Interested families will have an opportunity to host an exchange student from Denmark and learn about life in another country while ...


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Credit Suisse pulls out of RBS shipping bok bid

Credit Suisse has reportedly lost interest in acquiring any part of Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) $5bn-plus GREEK shipping book opening the way for ...


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Opposition Party Campaigns for Right to Vote of GREEKS Living Abroad

vote An initiative calling on the GREEK government to allow GREEKS living abroad to vote has been launched by opposition party To Potami.


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Ancient ship graveyard found off GREEK island

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Interest in RBS' Greek shipping unit cools post-Brexit vote – sources

Britain's June 23 vote has raised the risk of recession and earnings downgrades that have battered bank shares. Reuters reported earlier that week that RBS had received bids for its Greek shipping operation. Sources said Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) and China ...


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The death of the Mediterranean diet: Tourism blamed as growth in fast food restaurants leads to massive decline in Greece and Spain

Global experts say the Mediterranean diet - long celebrated for its health benefits - is going out of fashion in the countries where it was once a daily regimen, and they're blaming the growth of fast food and mass tourism. Lluis Serra-Majem, head of the ...


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Thousands attend annual GREEK Festival in Saco

From traditional dancing to authentic cuisine, the St. Demetrios GREEK Festival offers a little something for everyone.


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