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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Greek fest in Troy celebrates culture, heritage

TROY, N.Y. >> People of many ethnic backgrounds celebrated Greek culture, food and fun on Saturday at St. Basil’s church, with the picturesque Hudson River as a backdrop. The weekend-long Troy Greek Festival, an annual early summer event, continues from ...


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Juncker: EU won’t ‘meddle’ in Italy’s affairs

Commission president says he wants to avoid mistakes of Greek crisis Jean-Claude Juncker has thrown the new government in Rome an olive branch, warning that Brussels and “German-speaking countries” must not repeat the error made during the Greek crisis by reading stern lectures to the Italian people. The president of the European commission said that, while he had been tempted to intervene during the recent political impasse in Italy, he was determined not to feed the populist narrative: that the EU is meddling in domestic affairs. Continue reading...


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Imogen Thomas soaks up the sun in a white bikini by the pool in Greece

IMOGEN Thomas soaks up the sun in Greece just weeks after splitting from Adam Horsley, who she shares two daughters with. The reality star donned an eye-catching white bikini as she tops up her golden tan. Imogen Thomas has gone make-up free for her latest ...


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Europe is on the verge of a big new crisis, just six years after the last one

Back in 2012, Europe had its "PIGS" problem (Portugal, Ireland, GREECE, Spain): toxic banks, overwhelming debt and chronic budget deficits. Now it ...


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Italian Government talks 780 euro per month basic income and tax cuts despite GREECE like debt ...

A new Italian government was sworn in Friday in Rome after months of political turmoil that unnerved investors and sparked worries that the ...


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GREECE requested to hire skilled workers from B'desh

According to the EWOE Ministry press release a good number of Bangladeshi workers were working in GREECE'S agriculture as well as garment ...


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The Jeremy Thorpe story: a classic GREEK tragedy

Only the British could think of this! A three-part prime time series on the attempted murder of the homosexual lover of a leading British politician.


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GREEKS Fight to Protect Majestic Rare Vulture

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo. The bearded vulture (gypaetus barbatus) is one of the rarest raptors in Europe, and now GREEKS on its mountainous island ...


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Juncker calls on Germans to respect new Italy govt

Juncker said that GREECE had suffered as a result of this approach, with "the dignity of the Greek people trodden under foot" when left-wing Prime ...


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After rousing comeback in Anaheim on Friday, here are 5 reasons to see Sugarland at the Greek Theatre on June 14

Individually Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush are solid performers, incredible songwriters and producers, but they’re just better when they’re together. The pair, who make up the award-winning country music duo Sugarland, have always had an ...


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Greek Debt Talks Fail to Yield Compromise as June Deadline Looms

Greece’s euro-area creditors and the International Monetary Fund failed to resolve their differences over how to ease the country’s debt at a meeting held on the sidelines of the G7 meeting in Whistler, Canada, throwing into question the fund’s role ...


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GREEK Court Approves Extradition of Turkish Terror Suspect: Reports

Turkish media have reported that a GREEK court has ruled for the extradition of a suspected ultra-left terrorist to Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News, citing a ...


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The Lament Over Jerusalem: The Consequences of the GREEK Orthodox Church's Land Sale Policy ...

Britain inherited a small, remote backwater scarcely visited by the non-religious and mostly controlled by various Church bodies, including the GREEK ...


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Moscow, Ankara Ready to Support Turkish Stream's Extension to Bulgaria

After being laid through Turkish soil, the branch can pass either via GREECE or Bulgaria without affecting Turkey's [economic interests]," Kumbaroglu ...


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Holyport Primary School holds ancient GREECE day

Robes and togas were the order of the day as year three pupils at Holyport Primary School took part in an ancient GREECE day. Dressed in their finery, ...


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Students Graduate from Texas School where Greek-American Allegedly Killed 10

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — More than 300 seniors at a Texas high school have received their diplomas with the memory of a deadly mass […] The post Students Graduate from Texas School where Greek-American Allegedly Killed 10 appeared first on The National Herald.


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GREEK-style lamb and pasta skillet (a from-scratch Hamburger Helper)

This was inspired by a recipe we had at Easter with ground lamb; I hunted around online and found something vaguely similar, a recipe with GREEK ...


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GREEK banks should step up efforts to lower NPLs: experts

Although the rate of GREEK banks' NPLs is in decline, meeting the target of 35.2 percent by the end of 2019 may not suffice for the banking sector, the ...


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UK Opposition Leader 'Would Return Parthenon Marbles to GREECE'

The leader of the U.K.'s opposition Labour Party has said he would return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens if he is elected as Britain's prime minister.


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Opa! What To Expect At The 45th Annual GREEK Festival

Hundreds kicked off their weekend at the 45th Annual Grecian Festival Friday at the Annunciation GREEK Orthodox Church in Vestal. The festival ...


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Ravishing Rodin

What makes the show extraordinary is its juxtaposition against some of the sculptures of the GREEK gods that once decorated the Parthenon. It's the first ...


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Feature: Athens and Epidaurus Festival opens

The largest and most prestigious annual cultural event in GREECE since its inception in 1955, is being held at historical venues, from Odeon of Herodes ...


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Was Friendly's restaurant robbery in GREECE an inside job?

GREECE. UUV: On May 23, a Sheraton Drive resident let an acquaintance borrow his car for an hour, but she refuses to return it. A warrant has been ...


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FYROM PM Zaev hopeful of end to name dispute with GREECE

He said he hoped a deal could be reached by late June, adding that the two sides have agreed to sign any agreement in Prespes, northern GREECE, ...


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What a $1 million vacation looks like in Mykonos, GREECE, where you'll fly in on a private jet, sleep ...

What a $1 million vacation looks like in Mykonos, GREECE, where you'll fly in on a private jet, sleep in an ocean-view villa, and cruise the seas in a ...


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Before or After Carnegie Hall, Molyvos Next Door Serves Classic GREEK Cuisine

For more than 20 years now Molyvos has been one of New York's most gregarious and best GREEK restaurants, not least because its rustic d├ęcor of ...


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Still no talks between Zaev and Tsipras, working groups draft technical details

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Saturday that he has still not talked over the phone with Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras regarding a possible solution to the name issuePM Zae


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Our Everyday Greek: Survival Guide for Greece Travelers: Buying Feta and Yogurt

Let’s make it very easy. You enter a grocery in Greece and you want to buy food. You need to define that you want something. […] The post Our Everyday Greek: Survival Guide for Greece Travelers: Buying Feta and Yogurt appeared first on The National Herald.


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Frontex director ready to offer GREECE more help

As GREECE continues to struggle with overcrowded migrant reception centers on the Aegean islands and greater pressure at the land border with ...


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Britain's Labour Party leader calls for Marbles' return to GREECE

The sculptures were made in GREECE and had been there for thousands of years before Lord Elgin took them, the Labour leader told the newspaper.


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New Greek Ferry Route Links Sporades to Thessaloniki

The northern Aegean Sporades islands will have a new sea link to Greece’s second-largest city later this month. Golden Star ferries will launch its Thessaloniki-Sporades ferry route on June 15 after getting the green light from the Greek Shipping Ministry.


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Greek-American Trade Body Asks Trump to Reconsider Steel Tariffs

Controversial steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump this week have been condemned by the Greek-American Chamber of Commerce. In a statement, the trade body said it urged the American government to “reconsider the issue of ...


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Read These Top 20 Ancient Greek Baby Names

A popular parenting website has gone crazy for Greek names, giving its thousands of readers 20 of the most popular Hellenic monikers for their newborns. The Babycenter blog listed names for boys and girls which hark back to ancient Greece, “the ...


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On-Campus Cops Cut Crime at Greek University

A committee at a Greek university plagued by on-campus crime has said drafting in police officers has stemmed a tide of lawlessness. Thessaloniki’s Aristotle University is one of the dozens of third-level institutions in Greece which has suffered from a ...


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Greek Region Restricts Jet Skis

Jet ski riders race through the canal of Corinth in Greece (file photo). The seas around Greece’s Attica region will be quieter this summer as a partial ban on jet skis is rolled out from June to September. The Piraeus Port Authority says the gasoline ...


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US Ambassador: Ending Name Dispute Could Unlock Greek, Balkan Ties

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt (file photo). Amid the ongoing wrangling over the Greece, FYROM name dispute, the U.S. ambassador to Athens has said the issue “holds the key to unlocking deeper economic and global ties between Greece and the ...


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Record number of applications for Drama short film festival in GREECE

A record number of 227 films applied to take part in Drama's 41st Greek Short Film Festival set to take place in September, organisers announced on ...


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GREEK Banks Surge on Friday

Several GREEK creditors and European officials are set to meet to discuss Greece's debt at the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada on Saturday. Greece has ...


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Jeremy Corbyn will return Elgin marbles to Greece if made Prime Minister

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece if he is elected. Speaking to Greek newspaper Ta Nea, Corbyn said it was clear the sculptures "belong to Greece". "They were made in Greece, and that is where they were for ...


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Opinion: Pagourtzis’ Dark Shadow

It is already 2 weeks since the 17-year-old Greek-American Dimitrios Pagourtzis, holding a shotgun and a pistol belonging to his father, entered Santa Fe High […] The post Opinion: Pagourtzis’ Dark Shadow appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Prosecutor Probing Crime at Central Athens Park

ATHENS – Renovated in 2010 at a cost of 9.63 million euros ($11.25 million), the 56-acre Pedion tou Areos Park in Greece’s capital city, designed […] The post Greek Prosecutor Probing Crime at Central Athens Park appeared first on The National Herald.


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Aftereffects of Eurozone Crisis Plague Europe's South

Meanwhile, GREECE is enacting yet another round of painful reforms—including a 13th round of pension cuts—in the hopes of freeing itself from an ...


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GREECE Factory Growth Improves In May

GREECE'S manufacturing growth accelerated in May, driven by sharper rises in output and new orders, survey figures from IHS Markit showed Friday.


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Mandira Bedi is raising the heat in denim bikini in GREECE; see pic

She is currently enjoying a sun-soaked holiday in GREECE. She posted picture of herself on Instagram, which she captioned as, "My first #selfie in ...


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EU's Jean-Claude Junker urges respect for new Italian government

After the new Italian government assumed power, EU President Jean-Claude Junker seems to have taken a position of respectful distance. He said he does not want to see a repeat of the situation with Greece.


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Cultural Tourism: Athens and Epidaurus Festival kicks off once again in GREECE

GREECE'S top cultural festival, the Athens and Epidaurus Festival kicks off once again on Friday for another year of spectacular performances. One of ...


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Greek Debt Relief Issue to Dominate Washington Group

The issue of the Greek debt relief and the IMF participation in the Greek programme will dominate the meeting of the Washington Group at Whistler, […] The post Greek Debt Relief Issue to Dominate Washington Group appeared first on The National Herald.


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Archbishop Demetrios Shows Defiance toward Patriarch Bartholomew

NEW YORK – An unprecedented crisis has burst between the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America because of a total defiance of […] The post Archbishop Demetrios Shows Defiance toward Patriarch Bartholomew appeared first on The National Herald.


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Pyatt: Greece, US “Share Vision” for Deeper Balkans’ Integration into EU, NATO

ATHENS – As a pillar of stability in the region and a commercial and cultural crossroads, as well as an emerging energy hub, Greece can […] The post Pyatt: Greece, US “Share Vision” for Deeper Balkans’ Integration into EU, NATO appeared first on The National Herald.


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Nostalgia, Honeymoons, Sun, Islands, History – Greece’s Tourists Keep Coming

ATHENS – Standing on the same spot outside Parliament where they’d first come on their honeymoon 30 years earlier, Canadian couple Ernest Mayer, 74, and […] The post Nostalgia, Honeymoons, Sun, Islands, History – Greece’s Tourists Keep Coming appeared first on The National Herald.


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