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Friday, November 15, 2019

Greece Backs EU Bids by Neighboring N. Macedonia, Albania

THESSALONIKI — Greece’s prime minister has offered its backing for neighboring North Macedonia and Albania in their frustrated efforts to start membership talks with the […] The post Greece Backs EU Bids by Neighboring N. Macedonia, Albania appeared first on The National Herald.


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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Greek and Turkish F16s engage in dogfights as Turkey violates Greek airspace 34 times

All aggressor aircraft were intercepted by the Greek Air Force


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Pavlopoulos meets with Greece 2021 committee chair Angelopoulos-Daskalaki

ATHENS- Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos met on Thursday with Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalakis, who is chairing the committee “Greece 2021”. The committee is planning events for the […] The post Pavlopoulos meets with Greece 2021 committee chair Angelopoulos-Daskalaki appeared first on The National Herald.


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M – Macedonia The Great: Greece’s trademark for Macedonian products

The Greek Exporters Association (SEVE) presented the trademark logo of the Greek products form the Macedonian region in northern Greece on Thursday. With the logo Macedonian products will have a copyright in European and international markets. The trade mark  “M – MACEDONIA THE GREAT” will be the protection umbrella for all the Macedonian products, SEVE … The post M – Macedonia The Great: Greece’s trademark for Macedonian products appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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A Guide to Milos, a Greek Island With Fewer Crowds and More Beaches

Thanks to its serene fishing villages, secluded caves, innumerable swimming beaches (many accessible only by boat) and an abundance of locally run restaurants offering fresh catch and regional Greek ...


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Meeting between Mitsotakis and Zaev ends

The Greek PM is meeting with the Bulgarian PM in Thessaloniki


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From Olympia to Nazi Germany: ancient vase returned to Greece

Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA The extraordinary story of an ancient wine cup that was awarded to the marathon winner of the first modern Olympics before being smuggled out of Greece by a ...


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American citizen with suspected ties to ISIS to be repatriated to US after 3-day stay in no man's land

An American citizen with suspected ties to ISIS will be repatriated to the United States after a three-day stay in a no man’s land between the borders of Turkey and Greece. 


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Greek Businesses Used Software to Evade Paying Taxes

ATHENS – Showing the lengths to which tax cheats in Greece go to avoid paying, the country’s Independent Public Revenue Authority said it had uncovered […] The post Greek Businesses Used Software to Evade Paying Taxes appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Parliament Cracks Down on Crimes, Overturns SYRIZA Leniency

ATHENS – Reversing laws that went easy on even violent crimes, including rape and child abuse as well as human trafficking, the Greek Parliament controlled […] The post Greek Parliament Cracks Down on Crimes, Overturns SYRIZA Leniency appeared first on The National Herald.


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Pyatt at Thessaloniki Summit: “Energy Collaboration the Brightest Aspect of Greece-U.S. Relations”

THESSALONIKI- US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt spoke of ”the collaboration on energy is one of the brightest aspects of the relationship between Greece and […] The post Pyatt at Thessaloniki Summit: “Energy Collaboration the Brightest Aspect of Greece-U.S. Relations” appeared first on The National Herald.


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Penal Code amendments protect bankers, suspects of money-laundering

The latest Penal Code amendments grant bank executives immunity for bad loans and returns to suspects of money-laundering their frozen assets. Bank executives accused of breach of trust are protected from the independent intervention by a prosecutor, and people suspected of criminal fraud and money-laundering will see their frozen assets return to their accounts. These … The post Penal Code amendments protect bankers, suspects of money-laundering appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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China Sides with Greece Over Return of Parthenon Marbles

Xi expressed his support of Greece’s demand to win back the 2,500-year-old friezes during a visit to the Acropolis Museum on Tuesday, October 12, where he was accompanied by his Greek president ...


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Turkish F-16 flies over Greek island violating national airspace

It flew above the island of Kastellorizo an altitude of 26,000 feet


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Mihalis Veziris: My Early Years

My name is Mihalis Veziris and I was born to Greek Smyrniotes parents: Manolis and Aphrodite Veziris (nee Papadakis) in 1900. Our Father and mother […] The post Mihalis Veziris: My Early Years appeared first on The National Herald.


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Mitsotakis Says New Macedonian Products Logo Will Be “Embraced” by Producers (Vid.)

THESSALONIKI- Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that “producers in Macedonia will embrace” the trademark logo of Greek products from the Macedonia region in northern Greece, […] The post Mitsotakis Says New Macedonian Products Logo Will Be “Embraced” by Producers (Vid.) appeared first on The National Herald.


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Turkey says it's sending home U.S. ISIS suspect who was stuck for days at Greek border

Ankara, Turkey — An American man suspected of having fought for ISIS is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece, Turkey's Interior ...


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Police detains four people for meditation in Athens public park

Greek police detained two women and two men and took them to Greek Police headquarters last Sunday. Why? They were meditating in a public park, Eleftherias Park, next to the Music Hall in downtown Athens. Despina Karapanou, Efi Ghana, Giorgos Djokas and Christos Efthimiou denounced the incident to daily Efimerida Ton Syntakton According to their … The post Police detains four people for meditation in Athens public park appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greece's Eurobank selling $93 mln property portfolios to Brook Lane

ATHENS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Greece’s Eurobank said on Thursday it was selling two real estate portfolios worth a combined 84 million euros ($93 million) to Brook Lane Capital and plans to put a third ...


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American Islamic State fighter held in limbo at Turkish border

A captured American citizen believed to be an Islamic State fighter is being held at the Turkey-Greece border but is expected to return to the United States, Turkish officials said.


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Greek donkeys are still being abused as 'tourist taxis,' PETA claims

Officials for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have claimed that donkeys and mules on the Greek island of Santorini are still being overworked and abused as “tourist taxis,” ...


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Exclusive: Greece plans to sell off pension arrears to get cash upfront

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece plans to sell billions of euros of social security contributions owed to its pension fund to private investors to get cash upfront and facilitate recovering other receivables ...


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How Rich Foreigners Can Buy Greek Residency, EU Passports

ATHENS – The New Democracy government has listed criteria for how wealthy foreigners can skip the line of those in the Diaspora who have to […] The post How Rich Foreigners Can Buy Greek Residency, EU Passports appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek EU Migration Chief Backs Deportations from Greek Islands

ATHENS- Margaritis Schinas, the European Commissioner in charge of migration – from Greece’s ruling New Democracy – said the government has the right to expel […] The post Greek EU Migration Chief Backs Deportations from Greek Islands appeared first on The National Herald.


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Despite Big Benefit Cuts, Greece Great for Pensioners

ATHENS- Although Greek pensioners have been hit with benefit and lump sum cuts repeatedly during a 9 1/2-year economic crisis worsened for them by harsh […] The post Despite Big Benefit Cuts, Greece Great for Pensioners appeared first on The National Herald.


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American ISIS suspect deported to U.S. after being stuck at Turkey-Greece border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man’s land between Turkey and ...


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Russian missile cruiser to hold drills with navies of South Africa and China

Over the period of two months, the warship held a series of exercises in the Mediterranean and visited Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, Greece and Cyprus


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Turkey will deport American ISIS fighter to the US after he was refused entry to Greece

Turkey has said it will deport an American Islamic State fighter stuck in a border buffer zone to the United States. Turkish authorities made the announcement on Thursday after he was refused entry to ...


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Monastery opens its gates to host vulnerable Syrian refugees

A monastery will open its gates and host asylum-seekers, single parent families from Syria, consisting of 50-60 women and children. It is one of the two monasteries the Metropolis of Ilia opens for vulnerable groups of refugees. First negative reactions by locals already are being heard. The refugees are expected to be transferred to the … The post Monastery opens its gates to host vulnerable Syrian refugees appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Heavy rain in Athens? Justice employees use hairdryers for case-files and court-rulings

After every heavy rainfall in Athens, state employees at the archive of Athens Court of First Instance plug hairdryers, lay case-files and court rulings on the floor and press “ON” to start drying them. Reason for this unorthodox practice is that the roof of the building leaks and the official documents get wet. Raindrops put … The post Heavy rain in Athens? Justice employees use hairdryers for case-files and court-rulings appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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University of Münster returns ancient trophy to Greece

The vessel, a skyphos dating back to the 6th century BC, has now returned to its homeland of Greece. A WWU delegation headed by Rector Prof. Dr Johannes Wessels handed over the former athletic trophy ...


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Unique ancient cup, a prize to first Marathon winner Spyros Louis, returns to Greece

The cup was found at the German University's Archaeological Museum collection


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Turkey to extradite American IS suspect 'stranded on border'

The alleged militant spent four days stuck between the Turkey and Greece borders.


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ISIS Suspect Trapped at Turkish-Greek Border Is to Be Deported to U.S.

The American, Muhammad Darwish Bassam, 39, had been stranded on a strip of land at the Turkish-Greek border for the past four days after Turkey had tried to deport him to Greece, but Greek officials ...


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Renowned Physician to Help Heal Little Panagiotis-Raphael Glossiotis

BOSTON – Panagiotis-Raphael Glossiotis, an 18-month old child from Greece, has been diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, also known as SMN1, and is due to […] The post Renowned Physician to Help Heal Little Panagiotis-Raphael Glossiotis appeared first on The National Herald.


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GREEK model named one of the Top 3 most handsome men in the world

GREEK model named one of the Top 3 most handsome men in the world ... The young GREEK nutritionist, who is also a model, represented Greece in ...


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GREEK Gyro restaurant offers Mediterranean flair to Port Arthur

Ylber Nikshiqi, or as his friends call him “Barry,” has brought his European heritage to the front steps of Mid- and South County. GREEK Gyro, which ...


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More than 50 GREEK wines poured into China expo

The Shanghai International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits “ProWine China” launched on Tuesday with over 50 GREEK wines represented. The GREEK ...


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.ευ (.eu in GREEK) Goes Live

The launch of the .eu in GREEK represents another milestone in .eu history as ... as GREEK domain names will be registered under the GREEK extension.


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Two Russians suspected of sending migrants from Turkey detained in Rhodes

Greece’s Foreign Ministry and law enforcement authorities have not yet officially notified Russia about the detention


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Turkey to deport American Islamic State detainee after Greece slams door

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Thursday it would deport an American Islamic State fighter to the United States after he was refused entry to Greece, leaving him stuck in a border buffer zone for ...


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European Council on Refugees blames Greece for islands migrant crisis

European Council on Refugees blames Greece for islands migrant crisis


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Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US

A U.S. national and suspected Islamic State group member, who has spent three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara tried to deport him, will be repatriated to the United ...


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Turkey says American IS suspect stuck at border with Greece will be transferred to the US

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey says American IS suspect stuck at border with Greece will be transferred to the US. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published ...


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IOBE report: Greek businesses & households have €57.5 billion in depositsabroad

Greeks love cash and have billions of euros in deposits abroad. According to a survey report by the Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE), 19% of the mobile assets of Greek businesses and households are outside Greece. By the end of 2018, they amounted 57.5 billion euros. With 10.4%, they are champions in Europe … The post IOBE report: Greek businesses & households have €57.5 billion in depositsabroad appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greek Minister discovers “weapons of Syrian Army” in Athens University

They live among us: People who live in isolated bubbles. Nothing wrong with this. Problem is when these uneducated people – to say it politely – want to govern us and rule over our lives, present and future. Deputy Labor Minister Domma Michailidou claimed that anarchists had stored “weapons to which the Syrian Army has … The post Greek Minister discovers “weapons of Syrian Army” in Athens University appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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China’s Wealthy Happily Snapping Up Greek Golden Visas

ATHENS- Home for Chinese investor Jiang Rungong and his family is now Greece, has been for three years and looks like they might be there […] The post China’s Wealthy Happily Snapping Up Greek Golden Visas appeared first on The National Herald.


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Businessman and philanthropist George Behrakis Speaks to TNH about his Hometown Lowell

BOSTON – One of the Greek-American community’s most prominent businessmen and philanthropists, George Behrakis, a proud son of Lowell, Massachusetts, which is known as the […] The post Businessman and philanthropist George Behrakis Speaks to TNH about his Hometown Lowell appeared first on The National Herald.


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Archimandrite Joachim Cotsonis Recommended for Elevation to the Episcopacy

BOSTON – Archimandrite Joachim Cotsonis, Director of the Archbishop Iakovos Library and Learning Center of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology […] The post Archimandrite Joachim Cotsonis Recommended for Elevation to the Episcopacy appeared first on The National Herald.


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Central Arizona College Plans Intercultural Studies in Greece during Spring Break 2020

COOLIDGE, AZ – Central Arizona College’s Communication Studies department will offer Intercultural Studies in Greece during spring break 2020, the college announced in a press […] The post Central Arizona College Plans Intercultural Studies in Greece during Spring Break 2020 appeared first on The National Herald.


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