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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

First Cohort Selected for Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program

21 Greek-Born Academics at U.S. and Canadian Universities Will Collaborate With 12 Universities in Greece December 14, 2016—Beginning in January, twenty-one Greek- and Cypriot-born scholars, hailing from a cross-section of sixteen prominent United States ...


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Wilbur Ross hopes his GREEK stakes yield gains

Wilbur Ross, US President-elect Donald Trump's likely pick for commerce secretary, told a GREEK investment forum in New York he is looking forward ...


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Scientists discovered a lost city on a hill in GREECE

You would think that every single bit of archaeological evidence for ancient life in GREECE would have been uncovered by now. But there are still ...


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Why Germans invest in Serbia and Romania, but not GREECE

In the next three years German investments in GREECE will amount to 3 billion euros, as they include the Fraport/Slentel consortium's investment in 14 ...


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Ryann Neushul Scores Big Goal in Team USA's Draw With GREECE

Santa Barbara's Ryann Neushal scored a tying goal on a power play late in the fourth period, and Team USA rallied from a 7-4 halftime deficit and ...


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Christmas Factory Returns to Athens

For those visiting Greece this Christmas season, the Christmas Factory returns for a fourth year to the Athens Technopolis with a lot of new games and surprises. A fabulous location... The post Christmas Factory Returns to Athens appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Yogurt Parfait

greek yogurt (cultured pasteurized milk, cream, live and active cultures [S thermophilus, L bulgaricus, L acidophilus, L. lactis], sugar, water, pectin, vanilla extract), strawberries, Oreo cookie crumb (unbleached enriched four [wheat flour, niacin ...


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GREEK PM defends island VAT exemptions, pension aid

Insisting that his government will never betray its commitment to social cohesion, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reiterated Tuesday that islands of the ...


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Greece 'boxed in' as EU and IMF fight over nation's debt relief plan

IMF distances itself from policies underpinning bailout, as Greek officials worry war of words may lead to IMF pulling out of rescue programme The row over how to stabilise the indebted Greek economy has resurfaced with renewed vigour after the European ...


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Archaeologists discover mysterious 2,500-year-old 'lost city' in Greece

An international team of experts has discovered a mysterious ‘lost city’ in central Greece that could offer new clues to the region’s history. Archaeologists from Greece, Sweden and the U.K. are involved in the research project at a village called ...


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AP selects its best pictures that tell this year’s big stories from Europe and Africa 

From an overcrowded migrant boat reaching the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos at sunrise, to Nigel Farage celebrating Britain's vote to leave the EU, these are some of 2016's biggest pictures.


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With Winter Storm Decima on its way, how are storms named by the Weather Channel?

The names are often based on Latin, GREEK and Roman words, phrases, places and mythology. The Bozeman, Montana High School Latin class, ...


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Excavations of Greek 'Village' Reveal Ancient Metropolis

City walls, gates and towers are visible as ruins aboveground on the hill of StrongilovoĂșni in western Thessaly. Credit: SIA/EFAK/YPPOA An ancient Greek settlement thought to be a small village was actually an important city, new excavations reveal.


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Archaeologists find unknown ancient city in Greece

VLOCHOS, Greece, Dec. 13 (UPI) --Archaeologists thought the artifacts recovered within the vicinity of Vlochos, a small Greek village, were evidence of nothing more than an isolated settlement. New findings indicate otherwise. Remnants of towers, walls and ...


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Brexit & Beyond: U.K. Inflation Hits Two-Year High, Hammond Favors Transitional Deal, Greece Heads to New Crisis

Brexit & Beyond: Europe in Flux is The Wall Street Journal’s round-up of news and analysis of how Brexit will affect global business, economies and finance. You can sign up here. MUST READS U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May faces a great many challenges ...


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GREEK banks' ELA funding drops in November

Emergency central bank funding to GREEK lenders fell by 2.8 percent, or 1.3 billion euros, in November compared to the previous month, Bank of ...


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Greece Not Done Trying To Passive-Aggressively Blow Up Europe

Remember how the global economy looked at the Greek economy last year and was all “Cut the green wire! Or the red one!”? And then how they cut both and the time bomb stopped ticking with like 1 second left on it? And remember how everyone then wiped ...


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Greece’s EU creditors, PM Tsipras, all in one voice against the IMF

Ero zone officials hit back at the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday for publishing an article on the way forward for Greece’s fiscal and economic policy that thrust into the open a row between the lenders over Athens’ bailout. The post of IMF’ Poul Thomsen blaming both the European creditors […]


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Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum Highlights Positive Growth

NEW YORK – Featuring U.S. investors,  investment banks and institutions, and the Greek government, the 18th annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum took place in New York on December... The post Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum Highlights Positive Growth appeared first on The National Herald.


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Mouzalas: Greek Government has Asked Frontex to Guard Northern Border

The Greek government has asked Frontex, the European Union’s border agency, to guard Greece’s northern borders in a request filed in September, Greek Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Tuesday ...


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Archaeologists examine unexplored Greek city

An international research team is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The results – according to the archaeologists – may well change the view of an area that has been traditionally considered a backwater of the ancient world.


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Regling on ESM's role in short-term debt relief for Greece

European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Managing Director and European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) CEO Klaus Regling took to the “newsletter” format on Tuesday to highlight the more-or-less expected short-term debt relief measures for Greece, which ...


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Dismissed Ruins Found to Be Ancient GREEK City

Ground-penetrating radar located remnants of a town square and a street grid on and around a hill in central Greece. BY ROSSELLA LORENZI.


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Government's Economic Team Protests to IMF About GREEK Blog in First…

The GREEK government complained to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday about its handling of ongoing talks about the country's ...


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GREEK FinMin Criticizes IMF for 'Economizing on the Truth'

tsakalotos GREEK Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos criticized the International Monetary Fund for not telling the truth on Greece's bailout program and ...


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Greek prosecution to examine PM Loverdos' claims on VTL regulations

The EEEP gaming commission has decided to request an investigation into the recent allegations mad by Democratic Alignment MP Andreas Loverdos. According to the MP, the new regulations on VLTs came as a result of under-the-table dealings and called for an ...


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PM Tsipras Hints that Greece’s Creditors are ‘Foolish Technocrats’

“We will not listen to foolish technocrats… Who say that what is wrong is right,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, referring to recent statements made by the International Monetary Fund. The Greek prime minister criticized the IMF while addressing ...


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Police identify man hit & killed by car in Greece

Police have released the name of the man hit and killed while walking on West Ridge Road in Greece. He has been identified as Charles Judge II, and he was 62 years old. Judge was hit Thursday night on West Ridge near the intersection with North Greece Road.


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Greece ETF to Face IMF Pressure?

Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK - Free Report) , the sole Greece focused ETF, has shown some recovery in the past month and went up 13.4% during this period. However, the future of this ETF is uncertain considering Greece is back in the headlines and the ...


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Greek and Roman Art

This tour of the Greek and Roman Art galleries provides an introduction to five thousand years of art from the early Cycladic period in the fifth millennium B.C. to the time of Constantine in the fourth century A.D. Geographically, the objects come from ...


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IMF claims it is not asking for further austerity measures

This is not true, and clarifications are in order. The IMF is not demanding more austerity. On the contrary, when the Greek Government agreed with its European partners in the context of the ESM program to push the Greek economy to a primary fiscal surplus ...


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GREEK police find burned car used in Monday bomb attack

A burned down car has been discovered in the downtown area of Exarchia in Athens, which the police believe was used by the culprits behind ...


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Ex GREEK FinMin Varoufakis: Schauble wants to control French budget

The GREEK economist, who currently leads a European political movement called “Diem25”, claimed the German Finance Minister used the crushing of ...


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Turkish jets chased out of GREEK air space

Three Turkish fighter jets, two of which flew in formation, entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) on Tuesday and violated GREEK national ...


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Lunch Bunch: The Simple GREEK simply delicious

The Lunch Bunch Buddy built a chicken bowl at The Simple GREEK and dressed it with feta cheese, olives and garlic green beans with a side of wheat ...


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Ancient Lost City Discovered On GREEK Hill

Ancient Lost City Discovered On GREEK Hill. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Editor's Blog. The city's acropolis is barely visible during a cloudy ...


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Investments, Greek Tourism Promotion Top Kountoura’s Agenda in New York

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited top American and global entrepreneurs to invest in the growing Greek tourism sector, while speaking at the 18th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York on Monday. Leading a panel discussion on ...


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Greek police probe links between ministry bomb and older blasts

Officers of the counterterrorism department of the Greek Police (ELAS) on Monday were seeking to determine whether the perpetrators of a thwarted bomb attack on the central Athens offices of the Labor Ministry belong to guerrilla groups which have claimed ...


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Miami University GREEK Life Members Must Complete New Training

Miami University GREEK Life Members Must Complete New Training. Students participating in GREEK recruitment will learn more about GREEK life along ...


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GREEK Finance Minister Lashes Out at IMF Over Increased Austerity Measures

Greece's finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos said that the austerity measures could lead a third of the GREEK population to poverty or social exclusion.


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'Greece Doesn't Need More Austerity': IMF Calls for Relief in GREEK Debt Row

Greece does not need further austerity, with existing spending cuts already going too far, two senior IMF officials have said, as Athens, its EU creditors ...


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Greece and IMF fighting over austerity

… measures in Greece, and urged "a radical restructuring of (Greece… predictions on Greek GDP growth. The IMF participated in Greece's … these achievements of the Greek program." Greece has depended on rescue …


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Frontex to guard Macedonian border with Greece

… Greece Tuesday, 13 December 2016 Frontex is sending guards to patrol Greece … boat loads of migrants to Greece, a Spiegel report says.   According … senior representatives of Frontex and Greek police inspected the region these …


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

… the previous month, Bank of Greece data showed on Tuesday.Banks … assistance (ELA) drawn from the Greek central bank since February last … ELA liquidity Greek banks draw from the Bank of Greece by 200 …


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GREECE police ID man struck, killed on West Ridge Road

GREECE police have released the name of the man who died after being struck by a car on West Ridge Road last week. Police say 62-year-old Charles ...


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A Luxembourger in GREECE: Interpreting for migrants fleeing GREECE

Mattheo Repapis, pictured, left for a holiday in GREECE in the summer. ... are for possession of false papers, forgery and attempted flight from GREECE, ...


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GREECE'S inaugural PV tender awards 40 MW of solar capacity

GREECE ran its first ever tender for solar PV yesterday, awarding 40 MW of PV capacity, with winning bids varying between EUR 79.97 and EUR 104 ...


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Tension between refugees and Greek island residents puts pressure on the need for a long-term solution

Eleven-month-old Fatima Moshfeq spent more than half her short life in makeshift shelters outside the walls of a Greek castle that decades ago provided sanctuary to refugees like her. But Fatima and her family fled the immediate area in mid-November after unidentified assailants standing on the...


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Algerian underworld helping traffickers smuggle potential terrorists into UK – Greek investigators

People traffickers were able to smuggle hundreds of illegal immigrants into Britain, including potential terrorists, with the help of counterfeit passports, Greek investigators have revealed. Police forces in Britain and Greece seized 33 suspected members ...


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1916: Greek Legation Tenders France Official Regret

The Greek Legation in Paris last night issued the following Note:— “The Greek ChargĂ© d’Affaires has called on the Minister for Foreign Affairs to express to the Government of the French Republic, in the name of the King and the Athens Government ...


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