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Friday, August 26, 2016

Greek life offers new values

There is no question that the relevance of Greek life on college campuses has been among the hottest topics in administrative buildings across the country. This past summer, Harvard even went as far as to bar students who participate in Greek organizations ...


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Mitsotakis: Government Hasn’t Implemented Agreed Measures on Tackling the Refugee Issue

The The Greek government has failed to implement measures agreed by all parties six months ago to tackle the refugee crisis, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis told European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos, during a meeting at the party’s new offices on Friday. “I’m referring to the separation between refugees and economic migrants. The need […]


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Why Fall Cruising in GREECE Is a Great Idea

Great weather and fewer crowds mean more enjoyment and Royal Caribbean is encouraging travelers to cruise — and they have an idea of where ...


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Opa! It's time for Fresno Greek Fest

It's time for the Greek Festival. The event will be held on the grounds of the beautiful St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2219 N. Orchard in Fresno (SW corner of 1st & Clinton) on August 26, 27 & 28 - 2016. An event beloved by the community, this year's ...


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EU: Special Tax Consumption hike was GREEK government's decision

In his response to New Democracy's MEP Manolis Kefalogiannis, the Commissioner made it clear that the measures adopted by the GREEK ...


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GREEK banks approve Sklavenitis rescue plan for Marinopoulos supermarket

After Eurobank and Alpha Bank, the management boards of Piraeus Bank and the National Bank have greenlit the Sklavenitis rescue plan for the ...


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Show Review: Deftones @ The GREEK Theatre

Do Deftones really need an introduction? I mean, come on…really? You know who they are. They have been around for 27 years and have been rock ...


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10 Really Cool Things to do with the Greek-Inspired NYC Coffee Cup

The Pappas Post is the personal news and blog site of Gregory C. Pappas and includes curated news of interest to Greeks and those who love Greece, as well as the personal blog posts from Gregory Pappas' personal and professional experiences. The Pappas ...


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Draft of a letter asking the Greek parliament to investigate Soros’ networks in Greece. Threat to the country?

Just drafted a letter to the Greek Parliament asking them to investigate George Soros’ networks in Greece…Will have it translated into Greek and send it off… I am writing to you as a journalist who can offer clear, unambiguous evidence that both ...


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This is Greece, the way it was meant to be seen

NAFPLIO, Greece - It was like driving the Rockies and the Pacific Coast Highway at the same time. To our right, rugged, forested mountains touched a cloudless, bright blue sky. On our left, as the road rose and dipped and zigged and zagged, a beautiful ...


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Surviving The Cleveland Heights Greek Festival

It was a sultry, hot weekend until Sunday the 21st of August, where scattered rain often sent visitors inside or under the huge tents. Every year thousands of people come through Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral as guests and leave as ...


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Emily Ratajkowski Is Feeling Herself QUITE A Bit With Racy Pics During Her Greek Vacay - LOOK!

Emily Ratajkowski is certainly feeling herself these days! On Friday, the Blurred Lines video vixen took to Instagram to once again share a sultry snap from her vacay in Santorini, Greece. How FABOOSH! Either the brunette beauty is telling us she's in some ...


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Church hosts Greek festival

The aromas of smoked lamb and the sounds of traditional Greek folk music will be in the air at a local church this weekend. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, at 330 Lakeside Drive NE, is hosting Yassou!, an annual Greek cultural festival ...


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Pavlopoulos Meets with Greek Children from Russia, Georgia, Ukraine

ATHENS — “I welcome you to the Presidential Palace wishing you to visit often when you visit Greece, and know that this is your home, and you should consider Greece your...


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Emily Ratajkowski Postcard ultrasexy GREECE

Before traveling in GREECE, Emily Ratajkowski was photographed on the beach in Malibu! The pretty brunette has recently participated in a photo shoot ...


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Loving Lindos-Vogue's Hamish Bowles Treks GREECE'S Ancient Ruins

The designer and tastemaker Jasper Conran is a collector of beautiful houses (see: “Garden State,” Vogue September 2005, and “The Hamish Files: ...


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200 counter terrorism officers to hunt Isil in Greek islands

… force will be deployed alongside Greek border guards and use techniques … be deployed on rotation to Greece and possibly Italy in the … 24, most of them via Greece and Italy.   Some 3165 have …


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Traveling along the Balkan route one year on

Last year, hundreds of thousands of refugees traveled north via the Balkan route. How are things now that the mass movement has subsided? Mariya Ilcheva retraces the trail through Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary.


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SAS + Aegean $1,250 LAX to Denmark + Greece and Star Gold elite after two round trips

Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus frequent flyer program offers a budget traveler’s opportunity desiring Star Alliance Gold member elite status in a frequent flyer program for U.S. residents unable to meet the big spend requirement to ...


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To GREEK, or not to GREEK: Why joining isn't vital to the UNH experience

However, I can promise you that GREEK life is not the only way to find a niche in the UNH community. Because of the UNH Student Body's magnitude, ...


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GREEKS embrace foreign e-stores

A staggering 95 percent of GREEKS who make online purchases do so from stores or companies located abroad, a recent study conducted by PayPal ...


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Greek state budget primary surplus at €3.550 million in January-July

According to the data available for the execution of the Greek State Budget on a modified cash basis, the State Budget balance for the period of January - July of 2016 presented a deficit of 832 million Euros, against the target of 2016 Budget of deficit ...


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Evictions in Greece: dozens of people convicted. Their crime? Solidarity

The function of these squats was to provide shelter for economic and political refugees, while the needs of the people staying there were met through solidarity networks and local communities. It has been a bleak summer for democratic freedoms in Greece ...


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Greeks Paid €1 Bln More in Taxes in June, Government Says ‘We Empathize With People’

Greeks paid one billion euros more in taxes in June compared to last year, but the additional state revenues come from new taxes and not from tax evaders. The figures come from a General Secretariat for Public Revenue report and show that the additional revenues come from the VAT increase, increased tax withholding, excise taxes […]


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Europa League Draw: Olympiakos, PAOK Stand Chance, but Tough for Panathinaikos

Three Greek teams advanced to the Europa League, and the draw is already out with two out of the three teams having drawn teams that they stand a chance of winning against. Olympiakos and PAOK can easily move to the next stage if they play well, however, Panathinaikos will have a harder time but could […]


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President Pavlopoulos Sends Message of Unity From Evia

  Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, who is visiting the Lake in Evia, that has suffered severe damages from a recent fire, sent a strong message of unity on Friday. “This place teaches us a lot. The people here express optimism and determination,” he underlined and added: “You are teaching us how to deal with a […]


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Prasopita

Leeks are a vegetable in the onion family with a distinct and mellow flavor. Prasopita is another favorite Greek recipe similar to a spanakopita, except leeks are the starring ingredient. Make...


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King George

Discreet Ionic order pillars pay tribute to the grandeur of Ancient GREECE under the brilliance of Murano chandeliers. Select objets d'art adorn the ...


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County clerk, Red Cross to host blood drive

30 at the GREECE Ridge Mall DMV branch, 152 GREECE Ridge Center Drive, Rochester. Anyone donating blood will receive a $5 Amazon gift card via ...


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An American In Luxembourg: Why reading Luxembourgish is GREEK to me

One day, after I'd been living in Luxembourg for about six months I suddenly realized, “Hey, I'm able to read French now!” This blew my mind.


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All GREEK soccer teams qualify to Europa League group stage

All three GREEK teams competing in the Europa League managed to overcome their opponents on Thursday evening and have qualified to the group ...


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Greek opposition parties complain about television license tender

The Greek coalition government’s tender for the television broadcasting has provoked the ire of the opposition parties. Earlier, the leader of the Independent Greeks and Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos claimed one of candidates in the tender ...


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KOUTZOUKOS meat & more by Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, Heraklion – Greece

KOUTZOUKOS meat & more is a new project from MANOUSOS LEONTARAKIS & ACCOSIATES design office, in which the shop was entirely renovated. The materials used for the fa├žade are marble “Icarus” combined with ETAL BOND in champagne colour, overhang we used ...


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Greece and Zorba Honored at the 23rd Beijing International Book Fair

Greece is being honored at the 23rd Beijing International Book Fair that kicked off on August 24 and runs through to August 28. In collaboration with the Hellenic Foundation of Culture, the Greek Embassy of Beijing and the National Tourism Organization ...


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Greece and FYROM work on confidence building measures in Skopje

Once the issue of FYROM’s name is resolved Greece will support the country’s path towards the EU, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Thursday during a speech at the annual conference of the country’s ambassadors in Skopje. “Greece and FYROM ...


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UNICEF says 27,500 child migrants blocked in Greece

… migrants and refugees blocked in Greece - 40% of the total … sudden increase in arrivals in Greece, hundreds of child refugees and … a double crisis. "In Greece, refugee families have a true … 's migrant coordinator for Greece. "They wait for a …


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Embarrassing: Gold medalist Korakaki not invited at Presidential Event to honor Greek Olympic Team

The President of the Greek Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos,  hosted a special event on Thursday to honor the Greek team at the Olympic 2016. They were all there. Except, the athlete who held the first Gold medal for Greece in Rio: Anna Korakaki. The embarrassing “gaffe” (?)  by the personnel at […]


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The Greek Wine Festival in London will Showcase 130 Wines

The second London Greek Wine Festival is to be held on October 8-9 showcasing 130 wines from various producers. The festival will take place at the West Handyside Canopy in Kings Cross. It will offer wine lovers and visitors a chance to learn about the ...


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Prosecution of Former ELSTAT Chief Is Another Diversion from Greece’s Harsh Economic Reality

This summer the Greek government is creating a series of diversions in order to make the populace forget temporarily the enormous new taxes they have to pay and the hike in prices of almost all staples and consumer goods. After the television licensing ...


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Greece, still facing ‘serious challenges,’ needs EU help to manage refugee crisis – UN agency chief

26 August 2016 – Greece still faces great challenges in managing its refugee crisis, particularly if European Union countries do not step up their relocation and family reunion programmes, the head of the United Nations refugee agency said during a ...


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Greek stocks slip after three days on the rise

ATHENS: After three days on the rise, the Greek stock exchange’s benchmark fell 0.37 percent on Thursday to 565.83 points. Blue chip bank shares posted gains but trading volume remained low, failing to clear the 20-million-euro mark, reflecting the lack ...


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3 Things to do

“Planet Spectacular” will feature photos of the solar system from NASA space probes and the world's observatories. email · print. Comment. GREECE ...


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Greek President congratulates Olympic athletes on Rio 2016 achievements

“You are the living expression of excellence for what you achieved. Because you achieved it with tremendous effort, that belongs almost exclusively to you, as well as your parents and your coaches, who must be proud of you. So thank you for your presence ...


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Negotiations on Greece to resume at Euro Working Group on Monday

The Greek government and its creditors will resume negotiations at the Euro Working Group in Brussels on Monday. Alternate Minister of Finance Giorgos Houliarakis will represent Greece at the EWG, which will make preparations for the main talks scheduled ...


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To GREEK or not to GREEK: why you should join GREEK life

“Are you thinking of joining GREEK life?” If you haven't heard that question from a friend or relative already, you almost certainly will once you step foot ...


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African Secret You Never Heard Of!!…And If Africans Were Teaching Resilience To Greece??

“Oh! It ended up arriving to the Greeks too.” Number of forties originating in Africa Saharan reacted well following the recent quarrels between Greece and its creditors. The continuing saga between Athens and the creditor group led by the ...


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Aristophanes – Ancient Greek Playwright

Without the Ancient Greeks, theater wouldn’t exist as we know it. Invented during Greece’s Golden Age, playwrights used the theater to express themselves, make political statements, and to entertain their audiences. Aristophanes was one of the most ...


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Asylum Seekers Relocate from Greece to France through EU Scheme

Greece - A group of 160 asylum seekers left Greece on Thursday (25/08) and arrived safely in France with IOM’s support under the European Union’s Relocation Programme. The group comprised 128 Syrians, 30 Iraqis, and two stateless individuals.


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EconomyGreece lumbers at bottom of Europe's jobs recovery

GREECE, which still creaks under the highest jobless rate in the single currency area at 23.3 per cent, is proving immune to the wider pick-up in ...


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ENERGY: GREECE, Cyprus, Israel electricity highway takes shape

“Following the last trilateral meeting of the leaders of Israel, Cyprus and GREECE on January 28, 2016, in Nicosia, where they declared their support, ...


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