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Monday, November 20, 2017

Greeks Protest After Island Goes Into ‘State of Emergency’ From Refugee Overcrowding

… down an asylum route through Greece, thousands of migrants have gotten … the Greece mainland or to its other islands near Lesbos. The Greek … Turkey and Greece, approximately 3,700 refugees made it to Greece in …


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Can a New Alliance of Greece’s Center-Left Resurrect the Old Dominance of PASOK?

On Nov. 19, Greek primary voters elected Fofi Gennimata to head a new alliance of the fractured center-left that was once united by the dominant PASOK party. Using an open primary system, four parties allowed all Greek citizens to choose from a slate of ...


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Greece Was Hit By Storm Some Called A 'Medicane.' What's That?

European weather sites posted imagery showing the swirling wind patterns and a waterspout over the Mediterranean. The low pressure system shared characteristics of tropical cyclones.


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GREEK government announces relief measures for flood victims

The government has taken a series of relief measures for those affected by last week's torrential rain in western Attica, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos announced on Monday, adding that a draft law is expected to be passed into law later in the day. Tzanakopoulos stressed that the ...


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GREEK police presence in flood-hit areas strengthened against looting

The GREEK police force (ELAS) has dispatched hundreds of officers and increased patrols in areas of western Attica that suffered widespread damage in flash floods last week amid reports of looting. A total of 249 additional police officers from various units have been transferred to the towns of Mandra ...


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Geotech Joins Forces with Microdrones® to Bring Drones to Surveyors and Construction Pros in Greece

Athens, Greece, Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Microdrones is pleased to announce that Geotech, a leading geospatial equipment provider in Greece, has signed on as a Microdrones unmanned aerial systems dealer. The company will now offer Microdrones ...


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GREECE: PAOK shares lead with AEK after home win

ATHENS, GREECE (AP) — PAOK added fresh drama to GREECE'S title race by coming from behind to beat Atromitos 2-1 at home and share the league lead with AEK Athens on Monday. Atromitos went ahead with a header from Stephanos Strougis. Vieirinha leveled from the penalty spot before the break.


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Kay Odyssey Topples Zeus

At the same time, the band's name brought to mind the Homeric epic, GREEK mythology, and Zeus, whose status in civilized patriarchy can be summed up by the passage the video paraphrases: “As the sky god, Zeus had easy access to the women of the world and took full advantage of it. Also, his power ...


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Germany is Treating GREEK Nationals Arriving at its Airports as Non-European Citizens

Germany has received an official diplomatic complaint from Athens, also known in diplomatic circles as a demarche, for its treatment of GREEK nationals arriving at German airports, who are being subjected to different security screenings than other Europeans. The Schengen Treaty– a hallmark of the ...


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Help for flash floods victims: Mandra Municipality appeals for food & other items, donations, volunteers

The Municipality of Mandra in West Attica has issued a call for help for the flood victims. Food, drinking water, medicine, clothing and footwear but also sleeping bags and blankets are needed for the thousands of families affected by the floods, exposed in cold and decreasing temperatures in houses and households destroyed by the tons … The post Help for flash floods victims: Mandra Municipality appeals for food & other items, donations, volunteers appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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37.5% of Greece’s children are at risk of poverty, says Eurostat

Year in, year out since 2010, the number of children at risk of poverty is continuously increasing in Greece. With 37.5 percent, Greece is tops among members of the eurozone and third after Romania and Bulgaria within the European union. Four in 10 children aged up to 17 years old in Greece are at risk … The post 37.5% of Greece’s children are at risk of poverty, says Eurostat appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Merkel fails in coalition talks, she may lead Germany to snap elections

The era of German Chancellor Angela Merkel nears the end.  Even if she wins the next elections, her opponents within her own party will grill her over hot charcoal. Preliminary coalition talks between Chancellor Merkel and the Greens and the FDP collapsed early Monday after two months. It was mainly the neo-liberal FDP  that withdrew … The post Merkel fails in coalition talks, she may lead Germany to snap elections appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Atlantic Council Report: Russia Uses GREECE as a Trojan Horse

GREECE is one of Russia's 'Trojan Horses' to enter and influence Europe and its policies, says a new report from the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center. The report says that Russia continues to seek a foothold in Southern Europe to undermine the European Union and the transatlantic partnership.


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Polish President’s Visit to Greece a “Milestone” in Bilateral Relations, PM Tsipras Says

… important milestone in relations between Greece and Poland, while noting that … cooperation between the two countries. Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, left and … actively supported each other and Greece is a firm favourite among …


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A GREEK life makeover

GREEK life at Murray State University is a far cry from what's portrayed in movies like “American Pie.” The philanthropic culture which has thrived here often coincides with copious amounts of alcohol, but few situations become as dangerous as they do at other universities. This is not the norm, though.


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Class-oriented Policies and Shameless Populism in the GREEK Spin

The recent government decision to use its primary budget surplus in order to distribute a “social dividend” comes with yet another class-oriented policy spin. In the three years it has been in power, the SYRIZA-led government has a string of policies earmarked with some old fashioned ideological ...


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School for refugee minors on GREEK island

Attempting to give young unaccompanied refugees a sense of normality – a new school on the GREEK island of Lesbos is teaching GREEK, English, mathematics and music to some 150 young people. Gecko Kids, named after the lizard, opened its doors in August. The youngsters range in age from 12 to ...


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Seabourn Announces Content Rich "Wellness Cruises with Dr. Andrew Weil" Bound for Alaska and Greece in 2018

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is sharpening its focus on mindful living with two new content rich Wellness Cruises with Dr. Andrew Weil in the year ahead. Bound for Alaska and Greece, each ...


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Greek Doctors Up in Arms with Short Film against Sexual Harassment

The Medical Association of Athens condemned a short film aiming to highlight the problem of sexual harassment as “slanderous and dangerous”. The film by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality (SGGA) presents a pediatrician sexually harassing a mother.


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Greece: Island mayor vows to oppose new migrant facilities

Hundreds of protesters have gathered on the Greek island of Lesbos to show their opposition to a government attempt to expand the shelter capacity for migrants and refugees. The island's mayor, Spyros Galinos, led the protests on Monday as municipal ...


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The Hoffman Center Travelogue to focus on local's trip to GREECE.

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will host the third event in its Travelogue series — “GREECE” — Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.. Manzanita resident Mindi Bender has visited GREECE more than a dozen times between 1985 and 2017, most frequently to the Island of Lesvos in the north Aegean ...


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GREEK privatization fund issues two new tenders for state-owned marinas in Alimos and Chios

Greece's privatization fund, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), on Monday announced two separate international public tenders for concessions, the first for the Athens-area Alimos marina and a second for a marina on the eastern Aegean island of Chios (Hios). The duration of the ...


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UWF student life experiencing setback as two GREEK organizations are suspended

16, the Tau-Psi chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity has been suspended for five years after an investigation concluded that hazing, risk-management and alcohol-related misconduct has occurred within the GREEK organization. The Nu Eta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta sorority was also suspended for ...


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Greece ambassador visits UD

University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis welcomed Haris Lalacos, Greece’s ambassador to the United States, for a speech at UD on Friday, Nov. 17. Assanis opened the program by emphasizing to the audience the connections between Greece and UD.


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FIL holds latest development clinic in GREECE

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has held its latest development clinic in GREECE as the world governing body continues to set its sights ...


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Mind Spiders Return with 'Furies,' a Dark, Electronic Album Inspired by GREEK Mythology

Though it's far from a concept album, the story of the Furies, a trio of GREEK goddesses that patrolled the land and doled out retribution when needed, ...


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First winter snow falls in the mountainous outskirts of Athens

A sudden temperature drop brought snow in the mountainous outskirts of Athens on Monday.  The first snow of the year fell on the Mountain of Parnitha in Nort-West Athens. Video Bafi shelter Screenshots from Live cam from the Bafi shelter at an altitude of 1,161 meter. With 1,413 m elevation, Parnitha is the highest mountain … The post First winter snow falls in the mountainous outskirts of Athens appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Geological Society announces plan for National Catalogue of Greek GeoSites

“A substantial step for the protection and promotion of the country’s geological heritage”


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The best September for Greek tourism with double-digit increase in revenues & arrivals

The revenues for the first nine months to be almost 13 billion Euros


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Analysis: The Archdiocese’s Future and Demetrios’ Succession

The course and future of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is an issue intensely discussed by clergy and laity throughout the United States as […] The post Analysis: The Archdiocese’s Future and Demetrios’ Succession appeared first on The National Herald.


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Six Refugees on Chios Arrested for Breaking into Greenhouse

CHIOS, Greece – Six refugees aged 13 to 45 were expected to appear before the prosecutor on Monday along with the owner of a greenhouse they […] The post Six Refugees on Chios Arrested for Breaking into Greenhouse appeared first on The National Herald.


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The fascinating flavours of Greece at Oasis

… flavours of Greece at Oasis A menu of specialities from Greece is … 120++, and to finish, a Greek baklava cheesecake with yoghurt and … flavours of Greece at Oasis A menu of specialities from Greece is …


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Greek island on strike in protest against becoming migrant 'prison'

ATHENS (Reuters) - Residents on the Greek island of Lesbos went on strike on Monday to protest against European policies they say have turned it into a “prison” for migrants and refugees. Islanders shut businesses, shops, municipal offices, nurseries ...


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Karma Group Announces Collaboration With RCI in GREECE

With an established presence in GREECE through their Karma Pelikanos Estate and Karma Minoan Retreat, Karma Group recently acquired office space in Athens from RCI, making it Karma's new European base. The arrangement will see the office run under the RCI banner, maintaining their ...


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Walking With Dino [Part 1]

Dino is GREEK. He's not GREEK because his mother is GREEK though she most certainly is and Dino's ears still ring from when she screamed and cursed at Dino and his two brothers growing up, with love mind you, but still, the screaming – he can still hear it. And even though Dino's passport says he's ...


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Residents of Lesbos Against Refugees on the GREEK Island

Lesbos residents rebelled against the high number of migrants and refugees on the island, the BNT said. All arrived migrants remain in Lesbos, according to a decision of the European Union. At the same time, refugees themselves are unwilling to remain in Greece. Today the inhabitants of Lesbos are ...


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GREEK Flood Relief Campaign Established

Unprecedented flash flooding in the Western outskirts of the GREEK capital city of Athens have left 20 people dead and massive devastation of homes and businesses. First responders are still searching for people who have been reported missing and a massive clean up effort is under way to remove ...


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GREEKS Gather to Battle Childhood Cancer at NYU's Fifth Dance Marathon

Students from NYU's GREEK organizations assembled for a 12-hour dance marathon Saturday, a culmination of months of planning and fundraising. In their highest earning year yet, the dancers raised over $600,000 for the B+ Foundation, an organization that provides financial and emotional support to ...


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EU should leave its doors open: Polish president

In my point of view, the EU should leave its doors open," the Polish leader said during a meeting with his GREEK counterpart, according to GREEK state broadcaster ERT. Duda began a two-day visit to the GREEK capital on Monday aimed to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. He is the first ...


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GREECE promises relief for flood victims as death toll rises

Rescuers in GREECE have recovered the body of a twentieth victim of last week's flash floods in the outskirts of Athens. The Greek government said on Monday it would offer emergency compensation worth millions of euros to hundreds of households affected by the flooding, the deadliest in four decades.


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Egypt says gas discoveries can be EU's new energy source

... after reviewing a guard of honor following the Egyptian president's arrival to the Cypriot capital Nicosia for an official visit on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. El-Sissi's visit aims to forge closer ties with Egypt's neighbor and comes a day ahead of the three-way meeting that will include the GREEK prime minister.


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Hagia Yorgi GREEK Orthodox Church in Istanbul opens after three-year restoration

The historic Hagia Yorgi GREEK Orthodox Church, a UNESCO world heritage site, has been opened with a ceremony after undergoing a three-year restoration in Istanbul's Edirnekap─▒. The church was opened with a rite directed by the Fener GREEK Patriarch Bartholomew I, and the Directorate General of ...


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Jewish GREEK community at UO continues to grow

Last spring, a new Jewish chapter, the fraternity Sigma Alpha Mu, colonized at the University of Oregon. It is aiming towards a charter for fall 2018. Jewish GREEK life has the ability to bring members closer together — their similar backgrounds give the members an opportunity to relate to each other, ...


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GREEK island goes on strike over refugee crisis

Nearly a thousand people, including the mayor and local representative, gathered in the island's Sappho square on Monday to protest GREEK government and the EU policies on ... Earlier in October, the UN's refugee agency urged the GREEK authorities to accelerate winter preparations on the islands.


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The National Herald’s Top 5 Cocktails of the Year

When most people think of Greece, cocktails are not necessarily the first thing that comes to mind, in terms of adult beverages. Wine, ouzo, and […] The post The National Herald’s Top 5 Cocktails of the Year appeared first on The National Herald.


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Exclusive: Greece to overshoot budget surplus targets in 2017,2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece expects to overshoot its budget surplus targets for a third consecutive year in 2018, a senior government official said on Monday, an outcome that could help ease the austerity burden imposed on a recession-weary population.


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EgyptAir participates in Philoxenia exhibition in GREECE

CAIRO - 20 November 2017: EgyptAir has taken part in the 33rd international tourism exhibition Philoxenia held in Thessaloniki city in northern GREECE. The event is considered the biggest and most important annual exhibition concerned with tourism and traveling. In a statement issued on Monday, the ...


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GREECE'S Hellenic Defence Systems SA fall outside the scope of EU State aid control

The European Commission said on Monday that Greek government's measures for the Hellenic Defence Systems S.A. (or Ellinika Amyntika Systimata A.E. – HDS), do not fall within the scope of EU State aid control because they protect the essential guarantees of GREECE'S security. However, GREECE still ...


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Four in 10 children in GREECE at risk of poverty

Four in 10 children aged up to 17 years old in GREECE are at risk of poverty or social exclusion, Europe's statistical agency has found, putting the crisis-hit country at the top of the eurozone child poverty scale. In its report published on Monday and using 2016 data, Eurostat reported that with 37.5 percent ...


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Transformational wellbeing retreat with four-storey spa to open in Greece

… spa is opening in the Greek Peloponnese next May. Designed to … treatments and experiences using ancient Greek and Chinese philosophies and medicines … will be inspired by healthy Greek and Mediterranean diets, featuring produce …


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