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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Vodafone guarantees 50Mbps Internet speed to its customers in GREECE

Vodafone on Tuesday said it was offering a 5.0 pct discount on nominal connection fees of VDSL 50Mbps service when connection speed falls below ...


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GREECE Highlights Management in Fighting Migration Crisis

20 de junio de 2017, 16:35Athens, June 20 (Prensa Latina) The Greek government has highlighted today the decisive role of actions to fight migration ...


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Germany’s Social Democrats Seek Parliamentary Debate on Greece’s €8.5bln Loan

Germany’s parliamentary budget committee is to discuss paying the next tranche of aid to Greece next week and must decide if the disbursement needs the approval of the full house agreed on by euro zone finance ministers. The junior partner in Angela ...


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SPD delays Bundestag's GREEK tranche hearing

Germany's parliamentary budget committee will discuss paying the next tranche of aid to Greece next week, a senior lawmaker from the Social ...


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GREECE recognizes fugitive ex-soldiers not innocent: Turkish PM

Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim (L) and the Prime Minister of GREECE Alexis Tsipras (R) hold a joint press conference following their meeting, ...


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Conde Nast Traveler: Best locations for beaches in GREECE for 2017

Conde Nast Traveler, the largest travel magazine in the world, presented the best beaches in GREECE for 2017.The article focuses on the best beach ...


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Photos: Refugees, migrants stuck in limbo in Greece on World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017, is World Refugee Day, and more than 60,000 refugees and migrants are stranded in Greece. They're eventually supposed to go forward to other countries in Europe or be sent back to Turkey, but the process is barely moving.


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Bazos To Represent Greece At Euro Championship

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – University of Notre Dame softball sophomore outfielder Alexis Bazos is set to compete as a representative of Greece at the 2017 Women’s Softball European Championship. Bazos was selected by the Greek Softball Federation to play in ...


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Migrant lifejackets turned into artwork in Copenhagen

... entitled 'Soleil Levant' (sunrise in French) made from over 3,500 lifejackets discarded by migrants on the GREEK island of Lesbos, following its official ...


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GREEK commercial register GEMI joins European e-justice platform

The ministry pointed out that the interconnection will help to promote the competitiveness of GREEK and European companies by reducing ...


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China's State Grid seals acquisition of stake in GREEK power grid

ATHENS, June 20 (Reuters) - China's State Grid, the world's biggest utility, concluded on Tuesday the acquisition of a minority stake in Greece's power ...


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So, Istanbul is a Greek city?

A few facts from a Turk


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Pride and a fight for LGBTQ+ recognition in Greece

Greece's LGBTQ+ community continues fighting for acceptance of sexual diversity. A sea of rainbow colors surrounding the White Tower of Thessaloniki last weekend was a good sign, with more than 15,000 people taking part. It is still a novelty for prominent ...


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Greek-American Manos Ikonomidis Killed in Brooklyn

╬ŁEW YORK – Police are investigating the death of a man who was beaten with baseball bats and stabbed inside the hallway of a New […] The post Greek-American Manos Ikonomidis Killed in Brooklyn appeared first on The National Herald.


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Maybe We Needed Trump?

An old Greek saying translates roughly as “every obstacle has potential for good.”Clearly, most of the American people, whether we calculate the three million whose […] The post Maybe We Needed Trump? appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek-Turkish Relations Head for the End of the Road

They agreed to disagree. Openly, without any pretexts. And it appears that they wished for their disagreement to become known, to be documented by everyone, […] The post Greek-Turkish Relations Head for the End of the Road appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Minister meets Norwegian ambassador and business delegation

Alternate Economy and Development Minister Alexis Charitsis on Tuesday outlined the Greek government's plans for boosting development via a reorganisation of production during a working lunch with Norway's ambassador in Athens Jorn Gjelstad and ...


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468,000 financial aid for infrastructure damages caused by Lesvos earthquake

Financial aid totaling 468,000 euro has been approved by the Greek Interior Ministry for the damages caused by the earthquake on June 12. The money will be allocated to the Municipality of Lesvos so that damages in the infrastructure network will be repaired. The financial aid of 300,000 euro has been approved by minister Panos … The post 468,000 financial aid for infrastructure damages caused by Lesvos earthquake appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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The EU must reform to deserve our support

Remainer BENEDICT BIRNBERG thinks the treatment of Greece shows the need for change Dick Taverne urges a cross-party alliance to stop Brexit (Letters, 20 June). As one who voted remain, I share his opposition to Brexit. But, having witnessed the appalling manner in which the EU treated Greece, I believe the EU must radically reform if it is to continue to enjoy our unalloyed allegiance. So we must add a caveat to our pro-EU appeal: throw out your bureacratic constitution and replace it with affirmative and non-hierarchical democracy. BENEDICT BIRNBERG _London_ _• JOIN THE DEBATE – EMAIL __GUARDIAN.LETTERS@THEGUARDIAN.COM_ Continue reading...


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Kourneta Highlights Growing Role of Social Media in Greek Tourism

New technologies and social media have contributed greatly to the promotion of Greece as a year round destination, through the online channels of the Greek National Tourism Organization, Tourism Ministry Secretary General Evridiki Kourneta recently said ...


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Thrace in Greece: An example of peaceful co-existence of different religions

Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Amanatidis characterised the region of Thrace "an example of peaceful and harmonious co-existence of different religions, the Muslims and the Christians", speaking on Tuesday to Athens Macedonian News Agency PRAKTOREIO 104.9FM.


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Booking.com: Greece Among Top Global Food Destinations

Greece ranks fourth on a list of top food destinations around the world as endorsed by the travelers of Booking.com, an online booking agency for hotels and other accommodation facilities. Hong Kong ranked first, followed by Sao Paulo and Tokyo. According ...


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EU Commission: The Greek debt will be 241% of GDP in 2060!

A report on the sustainability of Greek debt was filed by the Commission at the ECOFIM last week, part of which reveals Bloomberg and probably hides several unpleasant surprises for Greece. According to the baseline scenario the Commission has examined ...


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Greek tabbouleh salad offers very approachable flavors

This is a Mediterranean twist on a classic Middle Eastern bulgur wheat salad, with very approachable flavors. It can be served as a side dish or a main course, and even as part of a creative appetizer or meze spread. It’s also a great portable dish, …


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Crete: Discover magical Rethymno! (PHOTOS)

… place, so many different faces Crete’s smallest prefecture located between … . Feel the essence of Mythical Crete in this mountainous, remote and … best preserved medieval towns in Greece: Venetian fortification works mingle harmonically …


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EU Says GREECE Needs More Debt Relief Despite Buffer

GREECE will need additional debt relief to regain the trust of investors, even though it's likely to exit its bailout with a 9 billion euros ($10 billion) cash ...


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The Eurogroup on Greece: Debt Relief with a Fiscal Straitjacket

Greece’s latest deal with the Eurogroup—the group of eurozone finance ministers—is bigger news than you might think from the press reactions so far. As expected, Greece got its next disbursement of funds to avoid default, the International Monetary ...


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Memory of GREEK Jewish metropolis endures at new Holocaust Museum

Last week's visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marking the construction of a new ...


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ESM Chief Juncker on Greek PM: I Have Full Confidence in Tsipras

I have full confidence in the Greek government and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Euro2day. Invited to comment on the statements of European People’s Party President Manfred Weber, in which the name ...


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Theodora of Greece, cousin of Spain’s King Felipe, bares all for charity

She’s not the first celebrity to take her clothes off for a good cause, and she won’t be the last. But Theodora of Greece, a cousin of Spain’s King Felipe VI, is the first member of European royalty to do so. The 34-year-old daughter of Constantine ...


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Attacks on migrants 'planned by far-right party' Golden Dawn in GREECE

GREECE'S neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party is organising its supporters to attack migrants, according to human rights groups in Athens, whose allegations ...


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Changes of the Finances at the Archdiocese

NEW YORK – Serious reorganization and changes have already started at the Greek-Orthodox Archdiocese of America after many problems occurred and the Archdiocese has reached […] The post Changes of the Finances at the Archdiocese appeared first on The National Herald.


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US Secretary of Commerce Ross Meets with Greek Economy Minister Papadimitriou

WASHINGTON – Greece’s Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou met on June 20 in Washington with the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in the context of […] The post US Secretary of Commerce Ross Meets with Greek Economy Minister Papadimitriou appeared first on The National Herald.


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Alex Triantaphyllis Talks to TNH about Running for Congress

NEW YORK – A devoted family man, community leader, and Houston-native, Greek-American Alex Triantaphyllis is running for Congress in Texas’ 7th District. He took time […] The post Alex Triantaphyllis Talks to TNH about Running for Congress appeared first on The National Herald.


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PM Tsipras Briefs Parliament President, Party Leaders on Cyprus and Eurogroup

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a meeting on Tuesday with Parliament President Nikos Voutsis, immediately after concluding a round of meetings with Greece’s political party leaders to brief them on the June 15 Eurogroup agreements and developments concerning the Cyprus issue. Greeting Voutsis, the prime minister said there had been a good outcome at the […]


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Gov’t spokesman tells Regling to mind his own business when it comes to Greek cabinet

Greek government spokesman told the President of European Stability Mechanism to mind his now business when it comes to work of the Greek cabinet ministers. Spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos commented to statements by Klaus Regling that “some ministers oppose privatizations.” “It is not possible that some institutions make such comments about internal issues of the Greek … The post Gov’t spokesman tells Regling to mind his own business when it comes to Greek cabinet appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Culture Minister accompanies refugees to Acropolis on World Refugee Day

A group of refugees from Schisto Accommodation Centre in western Attica got a rare opportunity. To visit the historical monument of Acropolis and the Parthenon. The visit was organized by the Ministry of Culture on the occassion of World Refugee Day on June 20. Minister Lydia Koniordou accompanied the group. Unfortunately there is no more … The post Culture Minister accompanies refugees to Acropolis on World Refugee Day appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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More than 60000 migrants and refugees still stranded in GREECE

On World Refugee Day, more than 60,000 refugees and migrants are still stranded in GREECE in a process barely moving: Forward to other countries of ...


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Refugees' integration starts with education: the example of Avlona elementary school

2.500 refugee children have started going to official Greek schools this year thanks to a transportation programme


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Greek Owners Top First Half of 2017 Orderbook

Greek companies continue to lead the way in vessel ordering this year, followed closely by Chinese firms, according to data provided by Alibra Shipping Limited. Around 146 firm vessels have been ordered so far this year across the bulker, tanker and ...


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In the Kitchen, 'We're All Human': Refugee Cooks up Taste of Syria in Athens

For one night this week, the young Syrian Kurd, who fled to Greece a year ago, showcased his cooking talent alongside a GREEK chef in a packed ...


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The Best of the GREEK Islands: Naxos

Take the Naxos trip with us. Dare to discover a continuous surprise along its coastal landscapes and mountain villages. Roads leading to impressive ...


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Greece: Stocks Have More Upside On Debt Relief, Jefferies Says

Obscured by a flurry of international headlines last week, a not-so-small victory for Greece: it will get bailout money to meet €7.3 billion ($8.1 billion) to meet looming July debt obligations. Over the past five years, however, the Greece ETF is down ...


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The Netherlands is not dodging its EU refugee responsibilities: court

The Netherlands does not have to take in any more refugees from camps in Italy and Greece than it has...


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Greek American Man, 20, Killed After Threesome in Brooklyn Turns Sour

A 20-year-old Greek American man was killed after a threesome in Park Slope, Brooklyn turned deadly on Monday, according to New York Daily News. Manos Ikonomidis was found dead after he was attacked by three men with bats and knives. The victim died of ...


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The Rebirth of Discussion: How a Fifteen Year Old is Reconnecting GREECE

Konstantinos Papachristou, a fifteen year old living in the Greek port city of Thessaloniki, has made history by creating GREECE'S first online, teen think ...


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Greek Food Festival is this weekend at Oakmont church

Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont will present its 43rd annual Greek Food Festival Friday through Sunday. Gates open at noon at the church, 12 Washington Ave., and the event runs until 11 p.m. The event typically draws more than ...


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UPDATE 1-Germany's Social Democrats postpone Greece aid hearing

BERLIN, June 20 Germany's parliamentary budget committee will discuss paying the next tranche of aid to Greece next week, a senior lawmaker from the Social Democrat Party (SDP) said, prolonging uncertainty over whether the deal needs parliamentary approval.


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HAPCO-TCB Join Forces to Stimulate Conference Tourism in Greece

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) and the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) agreed this week to work together towards the promotion of conference tourism to Greece. HAPCO president Rena Toli and the TCB’s Ioannis ...


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Penn State Students On The Future Of GREEK Life

Blumenthal, whose father and sister were both involved in GREEK life at Penn State, said he doubts Piazza's death will end hazing. Although he thinks ...


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