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Thursday, November 10, 2016

15 Foods You Must Eat and Drink in Greece

Greece is a country rich in tasty and unique foods, and eating is a large part of the culture, as well. So visiting without trying a wide variety of the foods would be to miss out on a major part of the culture and history of Greece. We always recommend ...


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Deputy Premier receives Crown Prince Pavlos Constantine of GREECE

Manama, Nov. 10 (BNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Board Chairman of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa ...


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Bank of Greece head: Capital controls will soon be eased

The Governor of the Bank of Greece Yannis Stournaras revealed that the capital controls introduced in the summer of 2015 will soon be eased, according to an interview for Reuters. This, Mr. Stournaras explained, will depend on progress in easing the ...


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Formation of Greek TV Council in sight after oppositions's proposal acceptance

Greek Parliament President Nikos Voutsis on Thursday that a resolution on the issue of forming the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) was in sight, after the government decided to accept main opposition New Democracy's proposed candidates ...


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Greece enlists terror squad after referee's home burned

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is enlisting anti-terrorism police to investigate a suspected arson attack on a top referee's home, which prompted the suspension of all league games. Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis says the left-led government is also ...


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ELA to GREEK banks drops 2.7 pct in October

Emergency central bank funding to GREEK lenders fell by 2.7 percent, or 1.3 billion euros in October from the previous month, Bank of Greece data ...


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Turkish President Defines Turkey’s ‘Borders of the Heart’ as Larger Than Actual Borders

Speaking at an event honoring the anniversary of the death of Turkish statesman Kemal Ataturk, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amped the rhetoric against Greece. He reiterated his positions regarding Turkey’s “borders of the heart.” “Turkey is larger than Turkey. We cannot be imprisoned in 780,000 square kilometers. The borders of our hearts are elsewhere. […]


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Solution: Greek TV Watchdog (NCRTV) Agreed Upon at Parliament Presidents Conference

The Greek Parliament’s presidents conference convened on Thursday in a spirit of consensus regarding the consolidation of the National Council of Radio and Television (NCRTV), under the guidance of Greek Parliament President Nikos Voutsis. Following a number of failed attempts, the different sides converged regarding the main opposition New Democracy party’s proposal for former Supreme […]


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BoG Stournaras: Greece to ease capital controls soon

Greece will soon ease capital controls further but full liberalization will depend on progress in easing the country’s debt burden, which is also a precondition for entering the ECB’s asset buying scheme, central bank chief Yannis Stournaras said. Propped up by three successive bailouts, Greece hopes to emerge from a […]


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Phoenicians´ Route Cultural Tourism Programme passes through GREECE

An important element of Mediterranean trade and culture, the Phoenicians' Route links 18 countries, and among them GREECE, with a common ...


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Stournaras to Reuters: Reducing Greece’s debt vital for growth

… governor of the Bank of Greece, Yiannis Stournaras, told Reuters in … sustainability analysis.” He emphasized that Greece’s recovery will only be … its debt burden is eased. Greece is anxious to regain access …


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The Health Benefits of Olives

Olives have been cultivated in Greece for thousands of years. How someone decided that this usually bitter when freshly picked fruit would make a tasty snack after the curing process... The post The Health Benefits of Olives appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Central Banker Says Capital Controls to be Eased Soon, Debt Relief Needed

Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras said that Greece will soon ease capital controls, however, full liberalization would depend on progress regarding Greek debt relief. The country’s debt burden is also a precondition for entering the European ...


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Greek Tourism Afloat Despite Capital Controls, Minister Kountoura Shares Experience

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura shared the Greek experience in managing crises, during the International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) that took place on Thursday at the Haberdashers’ Hall in London. The ITCMS addressed the growing needs of an ...


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EC Takes Legal Action Against Greece for Failure to Protect Caretta Caretta

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced on Thursday that it would accept an appeal submitted by the European Commission (EC) against Greece in 2011 for the country’s failure to protect the endangered Caretta Caretta loggerhead sea turtle in the bay ...


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Greece Tourism Numbers Up, Houseguest Pet Peeves, and More: Today's Travel Briefing

Tourism in Greece appears to have benefited this year from a period of relative political stabiilty and a reluctance on the part of international travelers to visit nearby destinations like Turkey and Egypt due to security concerns. Officials in Greece's ...


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Greek government: Obama visit of 'huge importance' for Greece and Europe

U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Greece on November 15-16 was an event of immense importance for Greece and for Europe, government sources noted on Thursday. The sources criticised what they called a stance of "blind opposition" adopted by New ...


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GREEK Doctor: UN ignores evidence on e-cigarettes

Throughout their studies and research these experts have found that e-cigarettes could save up to a billion lives if they replace smoking. Yet the World ...


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GREEK deflation slows in October

This is the 44th consecutive month of deflation for the GREEK economy. For years an inflation outlier in the eurozone, Greece has been in a protracted ...


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More violations of GREEK air space by Turkish jets

A formation of four Turkish fighter jets violated GREEK air space in the northeastern and central Aegean on Thursday, the latest in a series of ...


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GREEK industry consolidation boosts Biomar's fish feed sales

Stronger sales in Europe, particularly in Greece and Norway, lifted Danish feed firm Biomar Group's revenue year on year between July-September.


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France's ambassador to GREECE Chantepy calls on French people to stay calm

The French ambassador to GREECE Christophe Chantepy sent a message of calmness to French citizens living in GREECE after the attack against the ...


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Foreign Ministers of Lebanon, Greece and Cyprus discuss developments in Eastern Mediterranean

Foreign Ministers of Lebanon, Greece and Cyprus have exchanged views on regional and international issues, especially on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and the wider region and agreed that the region is full of opportunities to ...


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Greeces jobless rate rises to 234 pct in August

GREECE'S seasonally adjusted jobless rate for the month of August rose to 23.4 percent in August from July's upwardly revised 23.3 percent, showed ...


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QuadTech appoints Development as agent for GREECE and Cyprus

QuadTech has further expanded its global sales network with the appointment of Development to support packaging printers in GREECE and Cyprus.


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MP Stephen Metcalfe off to Greece to help the homeless

STEPHEN Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon & East Thurrock, has joined over 30 participants from the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE) in Athens to work with two charities that provide much needed support to Greek ...


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The Boston Lyric Opera’s production of 'Greek' is 'not for the faint of heart'

In the early 1980s, as Great Britain reeled from the onslaught of Tory rule and a new world order promoting the rich and discarding the working class, playwright and actor Steven Berkoff married this darker side of the British Conservative Party’s ...


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Greek soccer fan set referee’s house on fire, season suspended

The state of refereeing has been a big issue in all sports all around the world. Around the NFL, there has been an argument to make referees full-time to hopefully limit mistakes. In Greece, a soccer fan in the Greek Superleague went way too far.


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Earthquake Strikes at Kilkis

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck Kilkis, an industrial area in northern Greece at 14:12 (local time) on Thursday. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center, put the quake’s epicenter near Kristoni, 12km northeast of Polykastron. It was at a depth of 10 km. There were no reports of injuries or damage, however the BGNES wire service reported […]


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Remote Greek Islands, Students May Get Free Internet Access

The Greek government is considering plans to offer remote island communities, students and people with special needs free or subsidized Internet access. The plan was announced on Monday by outgoing minister Christos Spirtzis as he handed his ministry’s ...


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Greek Gastronomy and Tourism Festival on November 11-13 in Kozani

The Region of Western Macedonia will organise the Gastronomy and Tourism Festival on November 11-13 in the city of Kozani, with the view to promoting traditional products of the area such as the saffron, wild mushrooms, beans and pies. "Our region is proud ...


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Greece ranked third in orange exports to Germany between 2013-15

Greece ranked third in the export of oranges to Germany, with a market share of 2.8 pct in the 2013-2015 period, a report by the Greek embassy's economic and trade affairs bureau in Munich said on Thursday. Spain ranked first with a market share of 81.7 ...


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​Greek myth of Orpheus is retold from wife’s perspective

… contemporary twist on a timeless Greek myth that challenges our perceptions … example, in ancient Rome and Greece the Fates spun a string …


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Greece and Poland sign Protocol on Economic Cooperation

Within the framework of his visit to Poland (8-10 November), the Alternate Minister for European Affairs and International Economic Relations, Giorgos Katrougalos, signed a Protocol on Greek-Polish economic Cooperation with the Polish Undersecretary of State for Economic Diplomacy, Robert Gray. The Protocol in question creates a framework for closer cooperation between the two countries’ Ministries in the field of economic diplomacy.Mr. Katrougalos also met with the Polish Secretary of State for European, Legal and Treaty Affairs, Konrad SzymaƄski, with whom he had a constructive discussion on the future of Europe, the refugee issue and the European budget.


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Deputy Foreign Minister T. Quick visits Istanbul (10 November 2016)

Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick is carrying out his first visit to Istanbul in his new capacity. He was received in Istanbul by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and met with members of the Greek community.With His All Holiness, the Deputy Minister discussed issues concerning the competencies he has taken on regarding Greeks abroad. Mr. Quick also attended the celebratory evening mass held at the Holy Church of Saint Menas, in Samatya, at which the Ecumenical Patriarch officiated.In the same framework, the Deputy Minister visited the schools of the Greek community and in particular the Zappeion and Zografeion schools...


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Your Shot: Andreas Nilsson on His Bonkers, Greek Mythology Inspired ALDI Ad

How Studio 54, Donald Trump and erotic egg play inspired this crazy campaign from Oliver Voss Werbeagentur and Czar What are the Greek Gods getting up to now that it’s the 21st century? Partying hard suggests this brilliantly over-the-top, absolutely ...


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Greece vs. England: Who should have the Parthenon Marbles?

“The First Line” dramatizes the attempt by two Greek attorneys to force the return to Athens of the Parthenon Marbles (also known as the Elgin Marbles) from England, where the collection of ancient sculptures ended up in the possession of the British ...


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Typhon – Deadly Humanoid Beast of Greek Mythology

To those who look at Typhon at first glance may think that he is actually a human. In fact, he’s a humanoid from the waste up, but only from the front. When looking at his back, you’d see that he has 100 snakes winding up his back to his shoulders.


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GREECE Consumer Price Index

GREECE Consumer Price Index - Harmonized (YoY): 0.6% (October) vs -0.1%. By FXStreet Team. SHARE. Share on Twitter · Share on Linkedin; More ...


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Around town

Nicole Anselm and Elizabeth Clarke, of GREECE, show off their shark ... Jim Walker, of GREECE, celebrated his 101st birthday Oct. 28 with more than 35 ...


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Holebas explains Greece decision

Jose Holebas says his decision to quit international football for Greece will mean he can continue playing for another five years. The 32-year-old defender recently decided to hang up his boots for his adopted country and the German-born Watford man ...


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Emergency central bank funding to Greek banks drops by 1.3 bln eur in October

ATHENS, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Emergency central bank funding to Greek lenders fell by 2.7 percent, or 1.3 billion euros ($1.42 billion) in October compared to the previous month, Bank of Greece data showed on Thursday. Banks have relied on emergency liquidity ...


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Construction in Greece

Construction activity in Greece was weak during the review period (2011-2015) following the economic crisis, which resulted in a deteriorating business environment. Weak economic conditions, public spending cuts, poor fixed-capital investments and a high ...


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Minas designs give old Greek port new look

Designer Minas Spiridis has created bench and lamp designs to decorate the old port of Mykonos in Greece. The Greek designer was commissioned by the municipality of Mykonos to custom design the bench and lamp to breathe new life into the port promenade.


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Community leaders in Cyprus have in depth exchange of views on joint document for territorial adjustment criteria

In the meantime, the delegation of the Greek Cypriot side will be meeting later on, according to CNA sources. The two sides decided on Wednesday to prepare a joint document with each side`s positions as regards the criteria on the territory issue ...


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Greece: Attackers Hurl Small Explosive Device At French Embassy

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French Embassy in Greece attacked with hand grenade

… is due to visit the Greek capital. Authorities said the policeman … his office. [Article continues below] Greece has a history of domestic … been regarded with misgivings in Greece, in part because of Washington …


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Sons fear Greek police probe into mother’s death will ignore suspicions

… expat on the island of Crete seven years ago, it has … capital Heraklion in March 2009. Greek officials at first seemed to … suggested a relationship with a Greek man had grown tense shortly … they have heard from their Greek lawyer, the family understands the …


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Tsipras Pleads With Greek Shipping Owners To Invest in Their Country

Failing to tax them as promised, Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras asked shipping magnates to put their money in ther country and invest. The post Tsipras Pleads With Greek Shipping Owners To Invest in Their Country appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greece’s Creditors Warn Bank Depositor Confiscations Over Bad Loans

Greece's creditors want the government to help banks collect bad loans, warning depositors could see some money confiscated otherwise. The post Greece’s Creditors Warn Bank Depositor Confiscations Over Bad Loans appeared first on The National Herald.


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