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Friday, November 16, 2018

Minister Nikolina Angelkova: Bulgaria and Greece partner in joint projects to attract tourists from distant markets to the Balkans

Sofia. The partnership in tourism between Bulgaria and Greece is developing and both countries are working on joint initiatives to attract more visitors to the Balkan region, Tourism Minister Nikolina ...


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Greece Dodges New Pension Cuts as Government Eyes 2019 Elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has some political breathing room ahead of next year’s general election. After the country’s euro-area creditors didn’t raise objections to a government request to ...


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Greece, Spain Told To Get Act Together On Solvency Regs

Law360, London (November 16, 2018, 12:33 PM GMT) -- Europe's top insurance regulator has ordered national watchdogs in countries including Bulgaria, Greece and Spain to improve their enforcement of go...


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Greek Bishops Will Take Up Separation of Church and State Deal

ATHENS – A showdown is looming when Greek Bishops and the Holy Synod is set for a Nov. 16 meeting over a tentative agreement that […] The post Greek Bishops Will Take Up Separation of Church and State Deal appeared first on The National Herald.


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Turkey Warns “Another Option” if Aegean Diplomacy Fails with Greece

Hinting at military action, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said if tensions with Greece over rights in the Aegean Sea aren’t figured out through diplomacy […] The post Turkey Warns “Another Option” if Aegean Diplomacy Fails with Greece appeared first on The National Herald.


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US Ambassador to Greece Pyatt Backs Cyprus Energy Hunt

With Turkey stepping up provocations in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, including putting warships off Cyprus in a bid to keep foreign energy companies from […] The post US Ambassador to Greece Pyatt Backs Cyprus Energy Hunt appeared first on The National Herald.


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Former French Leader Hollande Urges No More Greek Austerity

ATHENS – Former French President Francois Hollande has jumped on the bandwagon of more European officials saying the era of austerity in Greece should come […] The post Former French Leader Hollande Urges No More Greek Austerity appeared first on The National Herald.


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Former Greek Premier Simitis Furious Over Money-Laundering Probe

ATHENS – Former PASOK Socialist Prime Minister Costas Simitis, the latest target of the ruling Radical Left SYRIZA which is going after political rivals, said […] The post Former Greek Premier Simitis Furious Over Money-Laundering Probe appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greece Sees Its First Snowfall of the Season

Parts of central Greece were covered by snow on Friday, the first of the season. The mountainous villages around Trikala in Thessaly were the first to welcome winter, and meteorologists predict ...


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Odysseas made is debut for Greece with a victory

Odysseas, Benfica's goalkeeper, made his debut for the Greek national team on Thursday evening. The Eagles' number 1 jersey featured in the starting lineup fielded by the new Greek national coach, Ang...


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Asylum seekers a Greek struggle

ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities said Thursday that about 74,000 asylum seekers are now living in the country, and efforts are underway to expand housing for them and improve conditions at island ca...


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Opa! The World's Largest Children's Museum Celebrates a Unique Global Partnership - Bringing Ancient and Modern Greece to Indianapolis

Rare antiquities from Greece including mythological gods and goddesses, a replica of the Antikythera mechanism and fine art will be part of a new exhibit at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis openi...


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Ancient city of Tenea unearthed in Greece (photos)

In 2017, the team of archaeologists announced they uncovered rare jewels, coins and other artifacts while excavating tombs


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Greek-Australian scientist hopes to cure cancer using spider venom

“We found the Australian funnel-web spider peptide was better at killing melanoma cancer cells and stopping them from spreading"


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Greece U21 vs Austria U21: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Euro play-off

Both teams have four wins in their last five matches ahead of the highly anticipated first-leg clash Both teams have four wins in their last five matches and both finished second in the qualifying sta...


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On and Off the Strip: Greek Sneek, Scotch 80 Prime and Pronto by Giada

A new casual spot by the Morton Group, Greek Sneek (MGM Grand, 702.891.3228) really shines when chef Billy DeMarco puts a fun twist on familiar favorites. The baked feta, a play on a caprese salad ...


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Greece ETF Rallies on Bank Bailout Hopes

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK) , the only exchange traded fund dedicated to Greek stocks, rallied Tuesday on media reports that Greece ...


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Early election scenarios resurface as government set to score pension win

According to latest information the Greek government appears set to avoid implementing legislated pension cuts in January 2019 Following Thursdays Euro Working Group meeting At


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Gluten-intolerant Greek struggles with dietary restrictions

In Greek life, drinking beer is not just accepted — it’s expected. But one UT fraternity member has never had the opportunity to crack open a cold one with the boys. Alec Riley, a philosophy ...


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Greece to transfer 6,000 refugees to mainland

Greece is planning to transfers 6,000 refugees from the island camps to the mainland by the end of this year, the country’s migration minister said on Thursday. “We plan to transfer 6,000 unprotected ...


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Alpha Phi to join Baylor greek life

Alpha Phi will be the newest addition to Baylor Greek life, as the Panhellenic Council voted to accept the national sorority on Tuesday. Dakotah Lindsay, director of marketing and communications for A...


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Action plan for 2019 introduced during press briefing in Athens, Greece

Greek Migration Minister Dimitrios Vitsas (C) speaks during a press briefing in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 15, 2018. Greek Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas introduced on Thursday an action plan for 201...


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Greece, police union agree to 5-year pact

The town of Greece and the union that represents many police officers in the town announced a new five-year labor agreement Thursday. Supervisor Bill Reilich and the Uniformed Patrolmen's Association ...


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Athens Innovation Festival held in Greece

Ioannis Tsailianis (L), technical manager of Paradox Kinetics, demonstrates his product at the Athens Innovation Festival in Athens, Greece, Nov. 14, 2018. Athens Innovation Festival has lowered its c...


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Oxford’s Library Once Branded Its Sauciest Books With a Greek Letter

This illustration of The Love Books of Ovid was, apparently, too much for young minds. Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford/Reproduced with the kind permission of Alain Bilot For more than a hundr...


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Greece welcomes suspension on social security cuts

THESSALONIKI, Greece, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said here Thursday that the messages from Brussels to allow the Greek government to suspend legislated social security cut...


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Croatia 3-2 Spain, Republic of Ireland 0-0 Northern Ireland – as it happened

Tin Jedvaj’s first ever international goals earned Croatia a win that leaves their Nations League group wide open, while there was a dour draw in Dublin 9.52pm GMT That’s all from this live blog, but we’ll have reports and reaction from tonight’s games online soon. Thanks for reading. 9.46pm GMT LEROY SANÉ SCORED HIS FIRST INTERNATIONAL GOAL as Germany cantered past Russia 3-0, while Michy Batshuayi’s brace was enough to take Belgium past Iceland. Greece held on to beat Finland and Austria drew 0-0 with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Continue reading...


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Thursday, November 15, 2018

About 74,000 Asylum-Seekers Living in Greece, Officials Say

Greek authorities said Thursday that about 74,000 asylum-seekers are now living in the country, and efforts are under way to expand housing for them and improve conditions at island camps for migrants ...


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Troubled Greek jeweler Folli Follie seeks bankruptcy protection

ATHENS (Reuters) - Troubled Greek jewelry maker Folli Follie has asked for protection from creditors in order to finalize a restructuring plan, it said in a statement on Thursday. “The application for ...


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IFC and PHC members commend creation of Greek life task force

Last semester, the University Interfraternity Councilfroze 24 fraternity chaptersamidst disciplinary action against several fraternities on campus. The freeze of these chapters came after the suspensi...


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The Duo From ‘Our Travel Passport’ Shares Their Favorite Greek Islands

As we enter sweater weather, most travel plans center on getting to a ski resort or back home for some form of winter-holiday-extravaganza. Point being, there aren’t many of us making travel ...


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The "decision" of the EWG and the next day

Without any objections on the part of the technocrats was concluded the debate on Greece and the issue of pensions at todays EwG meeting Following this development the way is


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Greece: Bailout lenders agree to scrap 2019 budget cuts

Greek officials say lenders have agreed to scrap a major round of government funding cuts planned for next year after the country outperformed budget targets set to help protect public finances.


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TONIGHT WE IMPROVISE at National Theatre Of Greece

The National Theatre of Greece presents Luigi Pirandello's Tonight We Improvise on select dates beginning November 16 through February 2019. Direct address, improvisations and in and out of character ...


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Onassis Foundation to fund Greek transplant centre

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Former Foreign Minister Kotzias Says Tsipras Betrayed Him

ATHENS – Greece’s former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias, who quit in a huff after Prime Minister and Radical Left SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras wouldn’t back […] The post Former Foreign Minister Kotzias Says Tsipras Betrayed Him appeared first on The National Herald.


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Assumption Church in Michigan Hosts Bereavement Service for a K-9 Dog Killed

ST. CLAIR SHORES, MI – The Assumption Greek Orthodox parish of St. Claire, MI held a Bereavement Service on November 14 for Axe, a K-9 […] The post Assumption Church in Michigan Hosts Bereavement Service for a K-9 Dog Killed appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek PM to meet with Brnabić, Borissov and Birchall in Thessaloniki today

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Thessaloniki this afternoon to participate in the third Thessaloniki Summit organized by the Association of Industries of Northern Gr


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Greek, Turkish officials step up talks on refugee flows

Greek and Turkish officials are to step up meetings on managing refugee flows to Greece, Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas said Thursday, after a significant jump in arrivals through the land border ...


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At This Breezy Greek Oasis, It's What's on the Outside That Counts

"We haven't showered inside even once," says one of the owners The Northern Greek peninsula of Halkidiki is a sliver of the world renowned for its otherworldly beauty—beaches swathed in clean white sa...


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Giannis Antetokounmpo Responds (in Greek) to Racist Comments About Brother Thanasis

Milwaukee Bucks star and MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo comes from a tight-knit basketball family, and his older brother, Thanasis, plays in Greece for the team Panathinaikos B.C. After a ...


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War Reparations Council: ‘Greece’s Fair Demands Not Satisfied in the Least’

The Greek Council for German World War II reparations have sent a letter to the country’s prime minister, the president of the Parliament and the leaders of the parties represented in the ...


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Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement regarding the proposal by the King of Morocco for dialogue with major neighboring partners

By remaining committed to the consolidation of peace and stability and in the framework of its initiatives aimed at reinforcing mutual understanding and good neighbourly relations  across the region, Greece welcomes the proposal by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, for dialogue with major neighboring partners of his country. Every step towards the substantial promotion of dialogue contributes to the peaceful settlement of disputes.


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Greek Freak’s $1.8 Million River Hills Home

Milwaukee Bucks Forward #33 Giannis Antetokounmpo (Γιαννις Αντετοκουνμπο) says he doesn’t like “flashy cities,” citing Los Angeles and Miami as examples. Implicit in his ...


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Great Greek restaurant breaks into Dallas with skewers and hummus

A new Greek concept comes to Dallas-Fort Worth bearing skewers, hummus, and dolmas. Called The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill, it'll open its first location in Texas in The Grandscapes, The ...


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St. Demetrios Astoria Community Celebrates 91st Anniversary (Vid)

NEW YORK – On November 11, the Greek Orthodox community of Saint Demetrios in Astoria celebrated its 91st Anniversary at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, […] The post St. Demetrios Astoria Community Celebrates 91st Anniversary (Vid) appeared first on The National Herald.


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Philanthropist and Patriot Leonidas Lois Passed Away at Age 93

ASTORIA – The Greek-American philanthropist Leonidas Lois passed away on November 13 at the age of 93. Lois, who spent the last few years at HANAC […] The post Philanthropist and Patriot Leonidas Lois Passed Away at Age 93 appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek And American Authorities Break up International Cocaine Cartel

Phones, guns and banknotes were among the items confiscated by Hellenic Police. Photo by Hellenic Police Hellenic Police announced on Thursday morning that they have broken up a criminal group ...


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Strict security measures for Students’ Uprising Anniversary close also Metro stations

Greek police is on alert for the commemoration celebrations of the 45. Anniversary of the Students’ Uprising on 17. November 1973. Due to increased attacks by anarchists against police officers and stations, all police stations have been equipped with additional fire extinguishers. Flash grenades, helmets and shields have been additionally distributed to police officers on … The post Strict security measures for Students’ Uprising Anniversary close also Metro stations appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Euro Working Group gives green light for measure to leave Greek pensions uncut

The final decision will be reached on November 21st


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