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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Fighting the system: Greek councils re-think its approach to addressing sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Look for more stories covering this topic in other issues of the Weekender this month. Not only does the issue of sexual assault continue to plague college campuses across the nation, but it also seems to have ...


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A New Visa Application Centre Of Greece Opened In Moscow

… new visa application centre of Greece opened in Moscow near “Tulskaya … separated. Two visa centres of Greece operated in Moscow before. The … the visa application centre of Greece in Moscow will be the …


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Turkey referendum: first results in after vote on Erdo─čan's proposed new powers – live

GREECE, Turkey's closest EU neighbour, longstanding NATO ally and regional rival is watching the results of the referendum especially closely given ...


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Greek Fest shakes the Memorial Union

The fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Greek Council (NPHC) made the Memorial Union jump Saturday night as they stepped, strolled and made traditional “calls” during their annual Greek Fest celebration and competition. Members of ...


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Excited priest showers believers with bay leaves at Easter service, Greece

A priest from Panagia Evangelistria Orthodox Church greeted worshipers by cheerfully scattering bay leaves during his Holy Saturday morning service on the Greek island of Chios. According to Christian tradition, bay leaves symbolize the glory and victory ...


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Eurozone future in doubt as World Bank plays down new Greek loan

The President Jim Yong Kim indicated that securing approval from the bank’s board would be difficult and that any discussion regarding a loan would prove to be “lively”. Greece had approached the World Bank over the possibility of a £2.6 billion ...


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NBA Playoffs: LeBron, Kawhi, Joe Johnson and the Greek Freak Show up HUGE on Day 1

Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs in front of Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on April 15, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The opening day of the ...


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Easter celebration: ‘Rocket War’ fireworks light up night sky in Vrontados, Greece

The traditional event called ‘Rocket War’ (or Rouketopolemos) has returned after a year of absence to the small coastal town Vrontados located on the island of Chios, Greece. Members of two local parishes, St. Mark's and Panaghia Ereithiani, lit up the ...


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Christ has Risen! Greek Easter 2017 (PHOTOS)

Wonderful images of the Greek Pascha from all around Greece


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Greek delegation in Cairo for further economic cooperation

… 17 Greek companies will visit Cairo early May accompanied by the Greek … forum which includes Egyptian and Greek businessmen and aims to review … for the investment trends of Greek capital, especially in the sectors …


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Kountoura: 2017 will be the best year in the history of Greek tourism

… as Kos, Rhodes, Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Cephalonia, Zakynthos, Aktio and Thessaloniki … year in the history of Greece's tourism" she …


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Greek police arrest nine people for human smuggling

Greek police said on Sunday they had arrested nine suspected people smugglers in the north of the country over Easter. Three of the suspects had detained 16 mostly Pakistani migrants, including three minors, at a camp near the port town of Thessaloniki, a ...


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Kabil, Greek ambassador look into enhancing economic relations between the two countries

Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil said that a delegation of 17 major Greek companies, with the Greek deputy foreign minister, will visit Cairo early next month to look into investment opportunities in the Egyptian market, especially in the Suez ...


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Skip the Isles and Athens: 3 New Ways to Do Greece This Spring

A far cry from the traffic of Athens and the high season island tourism, Northern Greece is noteworthy year-round for its diverse landscapes, ancient history, and innumerable activities both hedonistic and adventurous. The continuous flux of immigrants ...


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The GREEK Freak arrives on the biggest stage in basketball

“The GREEK Freak” saw virtually all of his numbers skyrocket across the board, deservedly became an all-star starter, almost certainly earned himself ...


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Sydney may have catacombs in overflowing cemetery

Burial was special to GREEK Orthodox Christians: "We believe as Christians that that there will be a resurrection of body and soul, that's why we don't ...


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Greek Professions Must Use Electronic Payment Machines

ATHENS – In another attempt to rein in tax cheats, Greece will require professions noted for dodging to use electronic payment machines instead of taking […] The post Greek Professions Must Use Electronic Payment Machines appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Bank Loan Demands Fall Off The Table, Almost No Borrowing

ATHENS – Greek banks already buried with bad loans are finding almost no one wants to borrow, a combination leaving them further weakened during a […] The post Greek Bank Loan Demands Fall Off The Table, Almost No Borrowing appeared first on The National Herald.


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New Democracy Says SYRIZA Surrender to Creditors Sinking Greece

ATHENS – While Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his concessions to international creditors was “defensible in its entirety” even though it broke his anti-austerity promises, […] The post New Democracy Says SYRIZA Surrender to Creditors Sinking Greece appeared first on The National Herald.


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Ired Over Visas, Turkey Threatens to Yank EU Refugee Swap Deal

Already overwhelmed with more than 64,000 refugees and migrants, Greece could find more coming if Turkey reneges on a swap deal with the European Union. […] The post Ired Over Visas, Turkey Threatens to Yank EU Refugee Swap Deal appeared first on The National Herald.


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IMF’s Lagarde Says Greece Reforms Only Halfway There

ATHENS – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said while Greece has made progress on reforms that it’s “only halfway through” what needs to be […] The post IMF’s Lagarde Says Greece Reforms Only Halfway There appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Easter Is Better than My Easter. Here's Why.

I was 23 and living in New York City when my new roommate invited me to spend Greek Easter with her family on Staten Island. At first, I declined the invitation, telling her I had to work the brunch shift at my restaurant gig because Easter was one of the ...


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Agreement In Sight?

The agreement hinges on fiscal adjustments that the GREEK government has agreed to legislate for straight away to reassure its creditors, particularly ...


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Minister: Greek delegation to visit Cairo to explore investment opportunities

Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil said a delegation representing 17 major Greek companies will pay a visit to Egypt in May to explore investment opportunities in Egypt especially in the Suez Canal economic zone. The minister's remarks were made ...


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Recipe for Gamopilafo – Greek Wedding Rice

Add lamb to a large pot. Add the whole chicken to another pot. Fill both pots with water, bring them to a boil, and them simmer them on low heat until they’re cooked all the way through. This should take about an hour. Remove the meat from the water and ...


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Mahwah Chef Brings GREEK Food To Route 17

Chef George Georgiades and Anoush of Mahwah are bringing Eons GREEK Food For Life to Paramus. Photo Credit: EONS Instagram ...


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Greek politicians seek to offer optimism in Easter message

Tsipras's coalition partner Panos Kammenos, who is also Defense Minister, said that Easter should be "a message of hope for all of GREECE.


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A very holy war! Rival Greek churches celebrate Easter by firing ROCKETS at each other in a 150-year-old tradition

It's certainly more energetic than an egg hunt. These two rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios celebrate Easter Saturday by firing rockets at each other. Each year the Orthodox congregations of the Agios Markos (St Mark's) and Panagia Erithiani ...


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Greek Professor at Long Island University Says Greece Coming Back

NEW YORK – With many analysts believing Greece will take decades to recover from a crushing economic crisis, a Greek economics professor at LIU Post […] The post Greek Professor at Long Island University Says Greece Coming Back appeared first on The National Herald.


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Happy Easter! Xronia Polla! Christos Anesti!

KeepTalkingGreece wishes all readers, Happy Easter! Xronia Polla! Christos Anesti! The post Happy Easter! Xronia Polla! Christos Anesti! appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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5″ DD Search Coil (Greek Series & G2)

The Teknetics smaller 5 inch coil is great for finding coins, smaller jewelry, relics and very small gold nuggets. The small 5 inch size is perfect for detecting in high density trash areas, highly mineralized soil and hard to reach tight spots. Works with ...


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GREEK Orthodox church holds Good Friday service

NASHUA – Incense and the sound of hymns poured out of the Saint Philip GREEK Orthodox Church on Friday as churchgoers lamented the death of ...


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Drums Food eyes Rs 100 cr revenue from yogurt brand in FY18

New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) Drums Food International is targeting a revenue of Rs 100 crore from its GREEK yogurt brand Epigamia this fiscal, through ...


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Two Easters are better than one

It was a time for huge celebrations and chocolate overindulgence on Sunday with Catholic Easter and GREEK Easter falling on the same weekend.


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2017 NBA Playoffs: Cavs survive Pacers, Greek Freak rules, Joe Jesus saves

The Indiana Pacers trailed by as much as 12 points in this one, but had a chance to steal victory late. Paul George’s triple got them within a point, 109-108, then LeBron James missed when he tried to answer back. With 20 seconds to go, the Pacers sued ...


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Easter in Greece full of family, worship, feasts

A few years ago in Greece, I noticed flags flying at half-staff, and wondered who had died. Then I remembered it was Good Friday -- marking the day of Jesus' crucifixion. I was initially disoriented because I had celebrated Easter before arriving in Greece.


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Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to upset of 'Game 1 Raptors'

It had a couple simple explanations, and one big, long one was named Giannis Antetokounmpo. The GREEK Freak scored 28 points to lead the Bucks ...


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Deputy Foreign Minister I. Amanatidis' statement at the reception ceremony for the Holy Light (E. Venizelos Airport, 15 April 2017)

"This year I had the honour of representing the Greek government at the Holy Light Ceremony and of receiving the Holy Light from Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, having experienced these special moments with the Greek delegation.We bring a message of Resurrection, life, joy, hope, as well as one of solidarity, love and peace – in a world beset by wars and deprivation – transcending nationality and race.A message of coexistence, tolerance and understanding, with particular importance in a global state of affairs that has us facing manifestations of extremism and intolerance.A message that, I hope, strengthens the personal efforts each of us is making and the collective effort and struggle we are mounting as a people for creativity, prosperity and happiness. Have a happy and radiant Easter!Many happy returns of the day!"


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Europe: A Basketful Of Trouble

In GREECE, unemployment stands around 23%, rising to 44% among the 15-24 demographic. It is estimated that over 20% of the population cannot ...


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Steve Cahalan: Downtown La Crosse imports store moving, adding Greek restaurant

Robbi Wolff is moving her That Foreign Place imports store to a much larger downtown La Crosse location as of June 1. And she plans to open a Greek restaurant next door in early August. The two businesses will occupy the former Arena Sports Bar & Night ...


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GREEK Freak Out, Bucks Start Here

GREEK Freak Out, Bucks Start Here. Comments (0) GreekFreak1 Giannis Antetokounmpo was practically unstoppable in Game 1 of the Bucks-Raptors ...


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Did Jesus descend into hell before he rose?

… similar icons still used in Greek and Russian Orthodox churches now … have been influenced by the Greek mythology of Tartarus, a place … to Greek, the Greeks used the terms Tartarus, Hades and Gehenna. In Greek …


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RECESSION-DEBT-AUSTERITY

… example, Puerto Rico, Suriname and Greece, though not all for the … times. The banking sector in Greece found themselves up to their … buy Greek government bonds, quantitative easing in effect, to allow Greece to …


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Dumpster fire at Greece's Ridgemont Plaza; No damage

Greece, N.Y. - A dumpster fire behind a plaza in Greece Saturday night has police investigating. Fire crews tell 13WHAM there was no damage to the building at Ridgemont Plaza. Video of the front of the plaza shows smoke billowing into the air. No one was hurt.


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Olympus Piano Trio embraces music of the gods

The Olympus Piano Trio - named for Mount Olympus in Greece where, in ancient GREEK mythology, the gods made their home - will make their local ...


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All Saints has deep roots in Weirton history

All Saints GREEK Orthodox Church is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the church with a series of special events recognizing the ...


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The Greek Freak's Best Dunk?

Check out these two mind-blowing dunks from Giannis Antetokounmpo in the Bucks 97-83 win over the Raptors on Saturday. What was the better play? #120Talk


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The Greek Freak lives up to his billing

TORONTO — With under two minutes remaining Saturday, Raptors star DeMar DeRozan rose majestically and extended the hand holding the ball towards the rim. Beneath the basket, Giannis Antetokounmpo elevated like Inspector Gadget and sent the ball flying ...


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Tetsis in the early years: For God and country

A year after the death of one of GREECE'S most prominent artists, Kathimerini offers a glimpse of a monumental project that is almost unknown to the ...


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Part Nine: GREECE (Katakalon, Santorini, Athens)

Katakolon: Katakolon is experiencing a big increase in tourism since most cruise lines took Ephesus (in Turkey) off their itineraries this year. Our stop ...


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