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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Air quality worsens in Greece as recession bites

The ban on diesel cars in Athens and Thessaloniki has been lifted and the price of heating oil has tripled. Hard-pressed Greeks have turned to burning logs – and other things Greece’s financial recession is leaving its footprint on the environment. This follows twenty years of huge improvements in Greece’s air pollution. While most European countries struggle with the consequences of failure to control exhaust pollution from diesel vehicles, Greece benefitted from long-standing bans on diesel cars in the two biggest cities, Athens and Thessaloniki. This allowed the country to reap the full benefits of technologies to control petrol exhaust, without these being offset by the poor performance of diesel cars. As a consequence nitrogen dioxide from traffic approximately halved alongside Greek roads between 1996 and 2006, in contrast to the lack of improvement elsewhere in Europe. Related: Europe's problem with diesel cars Continue reading...


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The Hissing Tongue of the Serpent

Aristotle – Greek philosopher believed that “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” Some would beg to differ strongly with this opinion. CHRIST said unequivocally, “For where a man’s treasure is, there his heart ...


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Konstantaras baptise their son in Greece

Actress Lizz Njagah and producer husband Alex Konstantaras shared the baptism of their son Georgios Apolo on social media. They baptised their son over the weekend at a church in Greece. “His moment in the sun. He was such a champ, he didn’t cry when ...


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Ancient Egyptian Art

The somewhat static, usually formal, strangely abstract, and often blocky nature of much Egyptian imagery has, at times, led to unfavorable comparisons with later, and much more ‘naturalistic,’ Greek or Renaissance art. However, the art of the ...


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GREECE offers assistance to earthquake-stricken Italy

GREECE'S foreign ministry on Sunday expressed the country's support and solidarity with the Italian people, in the wake of a destructive earthquake that ...


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New attempt to form NCRTV at GREEK parliament presidents' meeting on Monday

There will be another attempt to arrive at consensus and the formation of a new National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) on Monday ...


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Stock market predictions for second-half of 2015 – nasdaq. com usd vs aud forecast

In the next six months, despite this morning’s relief rally at the prospect of a deal, the specter of Greece will continue to hang over the market. Video editor windows 10 free What is being talked about today is simply a temporary fix . . . Binary chart ...


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Crete – Extreme weather warning: Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone Oct 31/2016

A rare meteorological phenomenon ins expected to hit the island of Crete. The barometric low with features of a tropical cyclone (medicane*) will initially strike the south-west of Peloponnese on Sunday night with strong rainstorms. According to the latest forecasts of the Greek National Observatory, this cyclone will then move […]


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Notes

Amorella Psychopomps (literally meaning in Greek the "guide of souls") are creatures, spirits, angels, or dieties in many religions whose responsibility is to escort newly deceased souls from Earth to the afterlife. Their role is not to judge the deceased ...


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F1: Mexican Grand Prix – live!

“We want Rosberg to win, but we want a championship finish and Hamilton to go through too.” And from Greece: “we heartily root for LEWIS, all the way from the island of Crete in Greece,” say Leslie and Anders, also on email. Meanwhile, the stewards ...


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Who Were the Gorgon Sisters of Greek Mythology?

Written by GreekBoston.com in Greek Mythology Comments Off on Who Were the Gorgon Sisters of Greek Mythology? Most of us know about the tragic story of Medusa, the Gorgon who had a deadly gaze and venomous snakes instead of hair. Medusa began as a young ...


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Positive outcome for Greece on debt issue soon to help Europe: deputy PM

A debt settlement for Greece by early 2017 was essential to help the debt-laden country return to sustainable growth and would also help stability across Europe, Greek Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragassakis said on Sunday, ruling out the prospect of a ...


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The UK has no choice on 'hard' or 'soft' Brexit

The refugee crisis is collapsing the Balkans, Greece and Italy into chaos, the Syrian civil war could last for years to come, and the level of resentment that the UK generated by creating another problem for the EU elite, at a time of such massive crisis ...


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Greek Riots bringing energetic show to Fernie's Northern Bar & Stage on Nov. 4

The Northern will be host to Greek Riots on Nov. 4. This band combines their lighthearted and goofy approach with their punk/rock influences to create a fast, energetic and loud show. A guitarist for the band, Jacques Richer said, “You really just have ...


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Luke Steele "really enjoying" life in GREECE

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Luke Steele reveals that he is relishing life in GREECE after swapping English football for Panathinaikos in 2014.


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Alliance has 'gay 'ol time'

The Out and GREEK panel provided attendees with knowledge on what it's like to be a part of both the LGBT+ community and GREEK Life on campus.


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Government's Efforts to Appoint Vyron Polydoras as NCRTV Chief at Deadlock

GREEK State Minister Nikos Pappas said that the transfer of power to the NCRTV gives the main opposition New Democracy (ND) party no excuse for ...


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In chapter 9 what are the fates in Greek mythology? Explain the statement she rose and groomed above him like a fate

Roxy is revealing the truth to Tom about his true heritage. Tom's fate was supposed to be that of a slave child. "I means dis—en it's de Lord's truth. You ain't no more kin to ole Marse Driscoll den I is! dat's what I means!" and her eyes flamed with ...


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Best Day Trips in Thessaloniki Area

Here is a list of some of the best day trips that you can do that are near the Thessaloniki, Greece area: Thessaloniki isn’t the only city in the region that is worth a visit. Although Kavala isn’t nearly as big, it is an historical place, which makes ...


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Foreign Ministry announcement on the threat of demolition of homes belonging to members of the ...

We are following with great concern developments in Himara (Albania), where 19 families belonging to the Greek National Minority received notices according to which they have a deadline of five days to evacuate their homes, which are intended to be demolished.It is unacceptable that Mayor Gor╬┐s, while executing a government policy, put his signature on notices for imminent demolition of residences, which were then handed to the owners on the very day of our National Day.The Albanian authorities must proceed immediately, on one hand, to the cancellation of the demolition order and, on the other hand, to meaningful consultations with...


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Athens Expresses Solidarity with Earthquake-Stricken Italy, Offers Assistance

Greece’s foreign ministry on Sunday expressed the country’s support and solidarity with the Italian people, in the wake of a destructive earthquake that once again struck central Italy on Sunday morning. National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos ...


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Obama visit to support GREECE, defend legacy

Preparations are in full swing ahead of US President Barack Obama's trip to Athens on November 15, in a visit aimed at supporting NATO ally ...


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More Than 61,100 Refugees and Migrants Trapped in Greece

There are more than 61,100 migrants and refugees trapped in Greece, according to the latest tally and on Sunday morning another 54 arrivals lifted the total number to 61,177 people. 15,864 of these refugees are currently being hosted on the Aegean islands ...


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Greek Body Codex

Here you are at the Greek Body Codex | Fat Loss & Muscle Building Super Program Product Overview. Our Webpage Aims to provide you: Please be aware that due to the fact that we use third-party statistics to create our product evaluations, they’re ...


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Athens offers support to earthquake-hit Italy, experts do not expect effect on Greece

The Greek government expressed solidarity with earthquake-stricken Italian people and offered support after the latest strong tremor measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale which hit the neighboring country on Sunday. "We express our solidarity with our Italian ...


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Greek Doctor Afksendyios Kalangos has saved the life of over 15,000 children

This amazing Greek defines humanity and filotimo. He has received various awards and has been named the "Modern Missionary of Medicine". However, he is not interested in titles, awards, or money. Dr. Afksentiyos Kalangos loves to save lives and restore the ...


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NEWBORN BABY DELIVERED FLOATING IN INTACT AMNIOTIC SAC, EN CAUL, BY GREEK DOCTOR!!!

Dr. Tsigiris, an OB/GYN operating out of Marousi, the suburban city northeast of Athens in which Greece hosted the 2004 Olympics, wrote in Greek that the healthy baby was delivered surgically by cesarean section, still surrounded by the amniotic sac filled ...


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'European football was a long way off

Panathinaikos goalkeeper Luke Steele is enjoying life out in Greece as he embarks on his third season in goal for the GREEK giants.


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Hong Kong arts hub reaches out for wider audience with live streaming of GREEK tragedy

... the rooftop of the West Kowloon onsite temporary office, is a contemporary interpretation of the 2,500-year-old GREEK tragedy penned by Sophocles.


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Mariah Carey Never Saw The Split Coming: 'She Loved James And Was Planning To Marry Him'

She really wanted this to work. And then, completely out of the blue, it imploded." The whole thing began in Greece, according to a source, and that there was an outburst there from Packer concerning how things had been getting to be "too much" and he was ...


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Erdogan says GREEK islands 'used to be ours'

In what was widely seen as a fresh dig at Greece, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday reiterated that several GREEK islands in the ...


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Lavrov arrives in Athens for talks on Tuesday

Both Lavrov and Kotzias will attend the fourth GREEK-Russian Social Forum at Zappeion and will also sign a plan regarding consultations between the ...


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Turkish President Erdogan: East Aegean Islands Belong to Turkey!

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was provocative in statements made concerning the islands of the east Aegean that are under Greek ownership according to the terms of the Lausanne Treaty. Speaking on the occasion of 93 years since the creation of the Turkish Democracy, Erdogan said that these islands belong to Turkey. “I am giving […]


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Turkey, Greece To Launch Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Line

Turkey and Greece are working on the launch of a new ferry line to connect Thessaloniki and Izmir in the beginning of 2017, reported Dogan News Agency. The Mayor of Thessaloniki Yiannis Boutaris, who is enthusiastic about encouraging Turkish visits to the ...


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Greek Violinist/Conductor Leonidas Kavakos Takes Podium of the NY Philharmonic

The last time a Greek musician stood at the podium of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra was in 1960 when Dimitris Mitropoulos took to the stage. On the night of October 20, violinist and conductor Leonidas Kavakos, took to the stage of the Lincoln Center ...


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Amnesty Group Says Greece Unlawfully Sent Syrian Refugees Back to Turkey

Greece has illegally returned at least eight Syrian refugees to Turkey without considering asylum claims, Amnesty International charged. The post Amnesty Group Says Greece Unlawfully Sent Syrian Refugees Back to Turkey appeared first on The National Herald.


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Parthenon Marbles “Should Return” Forbidden City Museum Director Says

The Parthenon Marbles now in the British Museum belong in Greece, the Director of the Palace Museum in Beijing's Forbidden City said. The post Parthenon Marbles “Should Return” Forbidden City Museum Director Says appeared first on The National Herald.


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Tax Evasion, Capital Controls Drove Down Greek Tourism Revenues Hard

Tax evasion and capital controls badly hurt Greece's tourism revenues in 2016, the country's largest employers group SEV claimed. The post Tax Evasion, Capital Controls Drove Down Greek Tourism Revenues Hard appeared first on The National Herald.


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GREECE TOURISM REVENUE DECLINED DESPITE RISING VISITOR NUMBERS

Greece tourism faces a paradox – despite record visitor numbers of 17 million people from abroad, the industry revenues have declined in the first eight months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015 by 8.8 percent. The travel experts believe that ...


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Melbourne community presents Delphi Bank 23rd GREEK Film Festival highlights

The Delphi Bank 23rd GREEK Film Festival took place from October 12 -23 and treated its audience to screenings of award-winning feature films and ...


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Spreading the Gospel Across the Globe

I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines this week, Friday, October 28th, 2016. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Mourns the Passing of an Archon, Philanthropist and respected bussinessman – George Coumantaros St ...


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Party leaders will not travel to Mont Pelerin

Media reports have been rife with negotiation rumours and scenarios from the behind closed doors talks between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot negotiators. The latest reports from Phileleftheros is the suggestion by Akinci that the Turkish Cypriot ...


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NATO to continue patrolling the Aegean in search for people smugglers

“Thanks to our joint efforts, together with Greece and Turkey, the flow of migrants has decreased substantially,” said Jens Stoltenberg told reporters, the alliance’s Secretary-General, pledging to take the anti-trafficking mission to "the next level".


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‘Dumped out of nowhere’, Mariah Carey’s friends say she’s ‘devastated’

And then, completely out of the blue, it imploded,” the source added. The breakdown in Mariah Carey and James Packer’s relationship reportedly started in Greece with “some sort of outburst”. Reportedly, the breakdown of the couple’s relationship ...


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Minister: Greek government aiming for sustainable growth via investments

According to the minister, a total of 6.75 billion euros will be injected into GREECE'S market from the full execution of the public investments programme, ...


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Cypriot police investigating 35-year-old's rape claim in Paphos

According to police the 35-year-old woman from Greece, who is a permanent resident of Paphos, has claimed that a 45-year-old man, also from Greece and her co-worker, pushed her into the toilets of a restaurant they were both working at, and raped her.


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The border of Mount Athos is better guarded than North Korea: my reconnaissance trip

This morning, I went to see the border fence between Greece and Mount Athos, which is a different country, yes, a different type of state. It’s a theocracy. And it is protected by more security than North Korea. I got almost to the end of a dirt track ...


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24 GREEK fashion designers unveil 2017 summer collections in Australia

In efforts to promote their individual unique craft, 24 GREEK fashion and accessory designers are venturing to a new market to unveil their 2017 summer ...


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Tricia Stiller/Review: 'Minotaur' gets a contemporary reboot

The fantastic, theatrical realm of Greek mythology is full of tales worthy of new exploration. The complex narratives that inspire more questions than answers are the key components in the artistic process. How fitting to see "The Minotaur" get a ...


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Canaccord Genuity recorded Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSE:ELD), lowering its target price to $6.00 today

Its business is focused in Brazil, China, Greece, Turkey and Romania. Its operating gold mines include Kisladag, in Turkey; Efemcukuru, in Turkey; Jinfeng, in China; White Mountain, in China, and Tanjianshan, in China. Its other operating mines and ...


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