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Friday, November 4, 2016

Professional apartments, tech incubator eye development behind USC’s Greek Village

Apartments for post-grads and a new site for the University of South Carolina Technology Incubator are planned for neighboring blocks along Catawba Street, behind USC’s Greek Village and near the Olympia and Granby communities. A four-story, 141-unit ...


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Greek Prime Minister Reorders Cabinet

ATHENS—Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled his cabinet late Friday to speed up talks with Greece’s creditors and revive the morale of his ruling left-wing Syriza party after heavy setbacks. The new cabinet sidelines some opponents of ...


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Top GREEK Ministers Keep Jobs After New Cabinet Reshuffle

GREEK ministers of foreign affairs, defense and finance held on to their jobs after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled the cabinet on Friday, ...


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Faculty, Students Take on Harvard Admins over Final Club/Greek Org Blacklist

This week, the regularly scheduled meeting of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences was dominated by a discussion of a resolution introduced by 12 faculty members aimed at rolling back the university’s controversial decision earlier this year to deny ...


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Greek cabinet reshuffle leaves key ministers in place

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, beset by plummeting popularity and tough bailout talks, has reshuffled his cabinet but retained his ministers of finance and foreign affairs.


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Greek Government Reshuffle Announced: Meet the New Ministers

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had announced a government reshuffle for quite some time, however, speculation mounted on Friday with the long-awaited shake-up expected all day. The announcement was finally made at 10 p.m. on Friday by Olga Gerovasili.


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Greek PM reshuffles cabinet to speed up reforms, boost popularity

[Greek PM Tsipras attends a parliamentary session before a vote on tax and pension reforms in Athens]ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled his cabinet late on Friday to try to speed up reforms agreed under an international bailout and shore up his government's popularity. Tsipras signalled that he would stay the fiscal course agreed with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund by leaving his finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, in his post. He appointed Dimitris Liakos, the chief of his economic office and a former fund manager, as minister responsible for the implementation of Greece's bailout programme. ...


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Princeton establishes a center for scholars in Athens

Princeton University's tradition of deep commitment to the humanities has long been connected to GREECE and Hellenic culture, from antiquity to the ...


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DEAL: GREEK SME loan securitisation

Greece has completed its first SME loan securitisation since 2007 signalling a progressive return of structured lending to the country. The National ...


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To the St. Regis, for GREEK and Charming Banter

You'll just have to do your due diligence at Atlantik√≥s, a new GREEK date spot located in the reliably sexy St. Regis Bal Harbour. Yes, it opens on ...


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147 Places of Religious Importance Attacked in 2015

A report published by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs states that there were 147 attacks against religious sites around Greece in 2015. The report, published for the first time, was aimed at raising awareness on issues of religious discrimination and violence, according to Education Minister Nikos Filis. Specifically, the report points to 137 […]


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Greece nabs 15 anti-Islam protesters

ATHENS: Fifteen protesters have been arrested in Athens for staging an occupation at a site where a mosque is due to be built with state funds for mostly migrants and refugees. Police said the occupation started two weeks ago but ended early Friday when ...


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UAE reps meet with Greek officials for provision of aid to refugees

Representatives for the Emirates Red Crescent met with Greek officials to discuss the provision of aid to refugees in the region on Friday. The meeting, held at the Greek Ministry of Health in Athens, was attended by Amna Al Shawq from the UAE’s mission ...


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Greek Police Clear Anti-Mosque Demonstrators as Golden Dawn Vows to Fight On

ATHENS—Greek riot police cleared out protesters blocking the construction of the capital’s first mosque Friday, as the far-right Golden Dawn party backing the protests pressed its opposition to the mosque as part of a broader push to revive its profile.


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Greek Bonds Post Their Best Week Since July on Bailout Optimism

Greek government bonds posted their biggest weekly advance since July amid optimism a review of the nation’s bailout program will soon be completed. The yield on the nation’s 10-year bonds broke below the 8 percent mark this week and touched the lowest ...


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Cyprus president urges Turkey to help reunification talks

Nicos Anastasiades, a Greek Cypriot, says he and breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have made significant progress on numerous issues making an envisioned federation workable. [...] he says it'll take Turkey's "resolute contribution" to reach agreement on core issues such as security and how much territory either side will administer.


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Passing the door to Hell and the Underworld in Greece

We were clued in by my good friend Justin that there was, for lack of a better word, a door to hell, that we absolutely had to see before we continued on our journey. Yes, a door to hell. That hell. It’s called the Nekromanteion, and legend has it that ...


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Veganism Mapped: Greece Joins in With 1st Vegan Life Festival

To mark World Vegan Day, the Telegraph mapped out the countries that eat the most, and least meat-eating countries in the world. The most vegetarian country was found to be Bangladesh where just four kilos of meat are consumed by an average person in a ...


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Iconic Greek Restaurant, Pandelis, Shuts Down in Istanbul

The iconic Pandeli restaurant, named after its Greek founder Pandelis Cobanoglu, was founded in Istanbul in 1901. The restaurant near Sultanahmet was a favorite haunt of many celebrities and politicians, however, changing times that have seen a drop in ...


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Crane and Lifting Frame Market in GREECE to 2020

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Crane and Lifting Frame Market in GREECE to 2020 - Market Size, Development, and ...


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GREEK shrine to host photography exhibit

For the next three months, St. Photios GREEK Orthodox National Shrine will feature a special photograph exhibit, “Ancient GREEK Origins,” during First ...


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Sweet collaboration: Beekeepers shun divide to breed Cyprus' own queen bee

That's why the two men, one of GREEK and the other Turkish heritage, resolved to breed a Cypriot queen bee -- defying their Mediterranean homeland's ...


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More Than 500,000 Greeks Suffer From Depression

The economic crisis in Greece has led to an increase in mental disorders, with depression being the most common as more than half million Greeks suffer from it. The data regarding the increase in mental disorders were presented during the Second Convention on Mental Health held in Athens on Thursday. “In 2015, patients suffering from […]


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The Refugee Crisis in Numbers: More Than 16,000 Trapped on Aegean Islands

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency documents that there were 169,993 arrivals in Greece by sea in 2016, compared to 85,723 arrivals in 2015. From these 87 percent were from the world’s top 10 refugee-producing countries (Syria and the Arab Republic, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and others). The agency is concerned about the increase. Every year, these […]


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Greek Culture Minister Sees New Start for Thessaloniki Film Festival

“I feel that we are making a new start, a more ambitious one, with a larger participation of the city and not only the artists,” Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas said on Friday in an interview with Praktorio 104.9 FM referring to the Thessaloniki Film Festival. “The people of the culture sector are closely cooperating, caring […]


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Greek National Medicine Organization Stockpiles on 5 Brands of Children’s Vaccines

Greece’s National Organization for Medicines on Friday issued a temporary ban of parallel exports, stockpiling or intra-Community trade of five brands of children’s vaccines guarding against hepatitis and whooping cough, in order to ensure an adequate domestic supply. The ban is for the vaccines marketed under the names Repevax (booster shot against diptheria, tetanus, whooping […]


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What Modern Democracies Didn’t Copy From Ancient Greece

“What Athens was in miniature, America will be in magnitude,” Thomas Paine wrote in 1792. Equal parts prediction and promise, Paine’s claim has been realized in many ways: Major aspects of the American political system—from popular referendums to ...


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Cyprus's president says hopes to bridge chasm in peace talks next week

[Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades talks during a televised news conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia]Cyprus's president said on Friday significant differences remained between Greek and Turkish Cypriots on the ethnically-split island but he hoped talks next week could resolve some outstanding issues. Division along a U.N.-monitored ceasefire line has prevailed since a Turkish invasion in 1974 triggered by a brief coup inspired by the military then ruling Greece, and is a source of friction between NATO allies Greece and Turkey. President Nicos Anastasiades, who leads the Greek Cypriot community, is due to take part in talks with his Turkish Cypriot counterpart Mustafa Akinci at a Swiss resort from Nov. 7-11.


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EC Official Says Greek Debt Relief Could Come After December 5

A high-ranking European Commission official, who wished to remain anonymous, said that the second review of the 3rd bailout needs to close by the end of November if a deal for debt relief can be reached at the December 5 Eurogroup meeting of EU finance ...


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World Cup Qualifier: Greece announces 22-man squad

Greece coach Michael Skibbe on Friday … Benfica midfielder Andreas Samaris. The Greeks first host Belarus on November … two wins and one loss. Greece Squad Goalkeepers: Stefanos Kapino (Olympiakos …


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Protest at Athens Mosque Site Ends With 15 Arrests

Members of nationalist groups had been occupying a site that Greece had set aside for its first state-sponsored mosque — a plan that predated an influx of migrants.


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Two charged with robbing Greece gas station, may be linked to others

Greece, N.Y. (WHAM) -A Greece man and a Rochester woman were arrested Thursday and charged in an armed robbery earlier in the day. Greece Police said Douglas Berl and Tammy Labarbera were involved an early morning robbery at the Sunoco gas station on Dewey ...


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Form 6-K NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE For: Nov 04

Specifically, the National Bank of GREECE successfully completed yesterday the open international procedure for the selection of Chair of the Board, ...


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UNHCR has started replacing tents with residential containers at eight government-run sites for ...

NEA KAVALA, GREECE – No sooner had Omar Mustafa and his family moved into the new accommodation allocated to them than he set to work ...


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Coast Guard orders unsafe ship to stay in Baltimore, stranding its crew

14 Filipinos, 3 Romanians and a Greek cook are stranded on a broken down ship in Baltimore's harbor. A ship and its international crew have been stranded in the Baltimore harbor for 45 days after the vessel suffered serious engine problems and the Coast ...


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SBU: Notorious MP Novinsky flees Ukraine to Greece on board his plane

Opposition Bloc Member of Parliament, oligarch Vadym Novinsky used his private plane to leave Ukraine for Greece on Friday morning after Ukrainian prosecutors had initiated the procedure to strip him of parliamentary immunity, according to an UNIAN ...


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'Death's quick in Syria

Syrian migrants in Greece are facing such desperate conditions that some see no option other than to pay smugglers to take them back to their war-torn homeland, it has been reported. Hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing civil war have crossed the ...


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UPDATE 1-Greek PM Tsipras expected to reshuffle cabinet by Saturday-sources

ATHENS, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to reshuffle his cabinet by Saturday, aiming to speed up the conclusion of a key bailout review and shore up his government's popularity ratings, senior government sources told ...


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Two arrested for armed gas station robbery in Greece

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. GREECE, N.Y. (WROC-TV) Two people have been arrested for an armed robbery of a gas station in Greece on November 3. Police say after investigating an early morning robbery that ...


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EU-GREECE-Mosque-Protest

ATHENS, GREECE (AP) — Fifteen 15 protesters have been arrested in Athens for staging an occupation at a site where a mosque is due to be built with ...


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New Wikileaks Emails Reveal White House, Bill Clinton's Involvement in Avoiding a Grexit in 2015

3) A recognition that debt re-profiling is an important win for GREECE and for growth, beyond what the PM's predecessors were able to achieve.


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Greece: Khora Community Centre offers Refugees Hope in Athen’s Exarchia

Khora community based in Exarchia, Athens is a humanitarian community project run by volunteers. It concentrates on helping out the refugees stuck in Greece with the land borders of other countries like Macedonia closing. Greece, November 3, 2016: The mass ...


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Friday Fixer-Upper: A stately Greek Revival in Hudson, New York

This stately Greek Revival fixer upper has me drooling over what may lie beneath that 1970s carpet and wall paneling. It is situated on an acreage in New York and it is easy to see the beauty she once was, and could be again.


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Derby of eternal enemies presents first GREEK headache for FIFA

With two separate criminal investigations into widespread match-fixing under way in GREEK football, several leading clubs felt decisions over match ...


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Pair arrested for Greece Sunoco robbery

Greece Police arrested two people in connection with a gas station robbery. Police say the Sunoco at 3930 Dewey Avenue was robbed early Thursday morning. Douglas Berl, 54 of Greece, and Tammy Labarbera, 28 of Rochester, were both arrested. Berl was charged ...


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Pierre Moscovici: Yanis Varoufakis is a ‘narcissist’

Former Greek finance minister 'drew the limelight on himself,' commissioner wrote in his book.


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Competition Assessment of Greece to be released Monday 7 November 2016

… ;s latest Competition Assessment of Greece looks at e-commerce, construction, media … Deputy Secretary-General Rintaro Tamaki and Greece's Minister of Economy … of the Competition Assessment of Greece, by e-mail and under embargo …


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National Bank Announces Restructuring of Its Board

The National Bank of Greece announced the resignation of its chairman and all non-executive members of its board and their replacements. The post National Bank Announces Restructuring of Its Board appeared first on The National Herald.


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Mr. Harry Lalakos, New Greek Ambassador to the USA visits TNH

The post Mr. Harry Lalakos, New Greek Ambassador to the USA visits TNH appeared first on The National Herald.


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Economic Crisis Too Much, 500,000 Greeks Suffer Depression, Analysts Say

The toll of a long economic crisis: pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed pensions has helped push a half million Greeks into medical depression. The post Economic Crisis Too Much, 500,000 Greeks Suffer Depression, Analysts Say appeared first on The National Herald.


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