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Friday, February 15, 2019

Deadly January fire in Greece ruled an accident

GREECE, N.Y. (WHEC)- Investigators have ruled that a deadly fire in Greece in January was an accident. The fire killed 35-year-old Jamie Jeanty as it destroyed her Pond View Heights townhouse on Janua...


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GREEK-Australian Philanthropist Donates $500000 for GREEK Health Care

The Hellenic Initiative chairman Andrew Liveris (L); Philanthropist Con Berbatis (center) and THI Australia Board Member, Dr. Helen Zorbas, CEO of ...


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In the Spirit

On March 1, the world premiere of “Love to the End” a documentary on Saint Maria of Paris will be viewed at the Prophet Elias GREEK Orthodox Church ...


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GREEK MPs back separation of president's election from dissolution of Parliament

The first round of voting to select the articles of the constitution that can be revised by the next parliament concluded on Thursday with ...


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LSU has replaced student affairs vice president who oversaw GREEK life

LSU quietly parted ways with a high-ranking administrator who oversaw GREEK organizations and other aspects of student life around the same time ...


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Varoufakis reloaded: ECB profits should be used for a European Poverty Fund

Enfant terrible of euro-economics and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis reloaded his gun and shot: Profits from the European Central Bank should be used for a European Poverty Fund. Speaking at an event of his party DiEM25 in Thessaloniki, he said about the “New Deal in Europe and the World”, that Europe is currently … The post Varoufakis reloaded: ECB profits should be used for a European Poverty Fund appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greek Shipbuilder George Economou Gifts Peter Doig's Modern Masterpiece 'Two Trees' to the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced the acquisition of Peter Doig's monumental landscape painting Two Trees (2017), a major gift from George Economou in celebration of The Met's upcoming 150t...


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GREECE, a two-tier business landscape

Greek businesses fall into two distinct tiers, according to a new report by National Bank of GREECE. The profits and capital returns of large and ...


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Government spokesman announces mini cabinet reshuffle

In a mini cabinet reshuffle on Friday, GREEK Prime Minister Alexis replaced five of his Ministers while giving up his own role as Foreign Minister, a post ...


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GREEK presence at international security conference

Conservative New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis (second from right) is seen at the Munich Security Conference, which started Friday and is to ...


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GREECE Athena HS releases 2nd-quarter honor rolls

GREECE Athena High School named students to its second-quarter high honor with distinction, high honor and honor rolls for 2018-19. Ninth grade.


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Turkey violates Greek airspace 39 times

The violations come days after the new Foreign Minister Katrougalos said their rate had declined and that Turkey was listening


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German historian calls for Germany to pay €190 billion to Greece for Nazi occupation

German historian Karl Heinz Roth presented his new book on the subject in Crete


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Shaquille O'Neal explained why his father's advice about staying 'broke' changed his life

[shaq]Christian Petersen/Getty * SHAQUILLE O'NEAL SAID HIS FATHER'S ADVICE TO MAKE HIM STAY IN COLLEGE HELPED CHANGE HIS CAREER. * O'NEAL SAID HE WANTED TO LEAVE LSU AFTER ONE YEAR, BUT HIS FATHER TOLD HIM, "YOU BEEN BROKE FOR 18 YEARS, YOU CAN BE BROKE FOR 19 YEARS." * O'NEAL SAID HE WAS NOT READY TO MAKE A LOT OF MONEY, SO HE STAYED IN SCHOOL. * O'NEAL SAID HE STILL HIT STUMBLING BLOCKS WITH HIS MONEY, BUT THAT HE WAS BETTER OFF FOR STAYING IN SCHOOL. * FOLLOW ALL OF BUSINESS INSIDER'S 2019 NBA ALL-STAR COVERAGE HERE > Shaquille O'Neal's father gave him financial and educational advice through "one of the greatest quotes ever." Speaking at Turner Sports' media availability from the NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, O'Neal said if he had a do-over, he still wouldn't be a one-and-done college player. O'Neal stayed at LSU for three years, leaving in 1992 for the NBA Draft.SEE THE REST OF THE STORY AT BUSINESS INSIDERNOW WATCH: Tom Brady and Gisele B√ľndchen have a combined net worth of $580 million. Here's how the power couple makes and spends their money. SEE ALSO: * Shaquille O'Neal says he would be like the 'Greek Freak' and average 40 points per game if he played in the NBA today * The 26 most mesmerizing photos from NBA Slam Dunk contests * Photos of what this year's NBA All-Stars looked like when their careers started


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PM Rama: “Albanian & Greece are in talks over potential border change” to expansion of territorial waters in Ionian Sea”

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama suggested that Greece and Albania are in talks over potential border change. Speaking during an interview with Albania’s Vizion Plus TV on Thursday, Rama appeared to suggest Athens and Tirana are in talks over potential border changes. The comment was made in the context of negotiations between Serbia and Kosovo … The post PM Rama: “Albanian & Greece are in talks over potential border change” to expansion of territorial waters in Ionian Sea” appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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One of world's largest container ships docks at Greece's Piraeus

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- COSCO Shipping Pisces, one the world's largest container ships with a capacity of 20,000 TEU, docked at Greece's Piraeus port on Friday afternoon, after sailing ne...


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Greater Manchester is set to be hotter than GREECE this weekend

Greater Manchester is set to be hotter than GREECE this weekend. The setting suns last light passes over Leverhulme Park, taken as part of Bolton ...


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Victors Gymnastics hosts Victory Classic

Juliette Yonckheere, of GREECE, and Brielle Nicholson, of GREECE, tied for first ... Michaela Jackson, of GREECE, placed second on balance beam, floor ...


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Deadly GREECE fire ruled an accidental death

GREECE, NY (WROC) - Investigators have determined that the deadly fire in GREECE last month was an accident. Fire crews were called to Pond View ...


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Congress Applauded for its Support for US-GREECE Relations; Service Programs Vital to AHEPA's ...

“We applaud Congress for passage of a bipartisan, comprehensive FY2019 funding bill that bolsters support for U.S.-GREECE relations with a $1 million ...


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Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church hosts…

We go forth, out our doors, or into our screens, and find ourselves in the midst of various communities. There, according to our mood, season, and giftedness, we may plow the hard ground of bedrock as...


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Opinion: GREEK Life is for international students, too

But for someone like me, who grew up outside of the U.S., everything from the recruitment process to what GREEK life is really all about seemed like an ...


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AHEPA welcomes Congress support for US-GREEK relations

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) hailed on Friday the approval by the US Congress of a funding bill that includes ...


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Police Arrest Greek Shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos for Unpaid Taxes

Greek shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos was detained on Thursday evening after officers discovered he had been convicted of tax-related crime. The shipowner was apprehended following a random check ...


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Three alleged drug traffickers arrested in northern GREECE

Police narcotics squad officers were questioning three suspected drug dealers – a 32-year-old man and two women, aged 23 and 52 – on Friday after ...


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US envoy congratulates GREECE'S new top diplomat

US Ambassador to GREECE Geoffrey Pyatt congratulated Giorgos Katrougalos on Friday for his appointment as foreign minister, following a mini ...


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Investigators say fatal GREECE townhouse fire was accidental

Investigators have determined the fire that claimed the life of a GREECE woman last month was accidental. Jaime Jeanty, 35, was found inside the ...


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Greek Farmers’ Party to collaborate with Italian 5 Star Movement in European Elections

The alliance was announced by Italian Labour Minister Di Maio in Rome


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GREECE-Turkey relations could be improved by reopening a historic seminary

Despite pressure from America, the European Union and GREECE, successive Turkish governments have refused to reopen it. A few priests, a handful ...


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Prince Charles reaches out to GREECE'S unemployed youth

The Prince's Trust International was founded in 2015 and today has a presence in GREECE offering programs designed especially for 18-30-year-olds.


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AHI President Visits Greece and Cyprus for Series of Meetings, Events

WASHINGTON, DC – American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis completed a successful overseas trip to Greece and Cyprus, January 24-29. The trip’s purpose centered on […] The post AHI President Visits Greece and Cyprus for Series of Meetings, Events appeared first on The National Herald.


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Socialism In The Modern World, Part III: The Tragedy Of Greece

In Part I of this series, we examined the horrific tragedy of Venezuelan statism, and in Part II of this series, we looked at the Scandinavian “free-market welfare state.” Today, Part III will ...


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North Macedonia police started to stamp passports with country’s new name

Police authorities in North Macedonia on Friday started stamping the passports of the citizens of North Macedonia with the new constitutional name, upon their arrival at or departure from the country’s borders. The trilingual stamp states: “This passport is property of the Republic of North Macedonia” in English, French and the official language of North … The post North Macedonia police started to stamp passports with country’s new name appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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GREEK Violin Workshops in Tarpon Springs

TARPON SPRINGS, FL – The City of Tarpon Springs will present workshops in GREEK violin style and repertoire for intermediate and advanced ...


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Food review: Athenos Cafe provides introduction to GREEK cuisine

Purveyors of ethnic cuisines tailoring their offerings to suit American sensibilities is nothing new. Spaghetti and meatballs, hard-shell tacos with lettuce ...


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Hull weather is going to be hotter than Greece this weekend

Hull is set to be hotter than Greece this weekend, according to weather services. It would appear that the cold snap is behind us and that the city will experience warmer temperatures than the popular ...


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Morgan Stanley Buys 790852 Shares of Global X MSCI GREECE ETF (GREK)

Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in Global X MSCI GREECE ETF (NYSEARCA:GREK) by 482.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent ...


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Greek banks, government find common ground on foreclosure protection

ATHENS, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Greece’s lenders reached a deal with the government on a new framework that will succeed a current law protecting borrowers from home foreclosures, in a bid to accelerate th...


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Greek Education Minister: Private Universities offer bad quality and operate for profit alone

The leftist Minister said the private universities were an import from America


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My Favorite Things: Alex's GREEK Burger

Just letting you know I'm not the only person who loves a GREEK burger, though I might be the only one who always calls it a Rocky burger.


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EU okays Mubadala aquaculture deal in Greece

BRUSSELS, Feb 15 (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators approved on Friday the joint acquisition by Mubadala and Amerra funds of three Greek fish farming firms, including Selonda and Nireus. The acquisit...


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Sleep inside old concrete wine tanks at GREECE'S chic new seaside resort

A new luxury resort is opening on the western coast of The Peloponnese in GREECE that sees guests sleeping inside old concrete tanks that were once ...


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Warrington set to be hotter than GREECE this weekend

AFTER Britain enjoyed its warmest Valentine's Day in more than 20 years, sunny spells are set to continue this weekend. The Met Office says a high of ...


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The Bitter Battle Over the Name 'Macedonia,' Explained

GREECE had long argued that the name Macedonia should refer only to its northern region, which was Alexander the Great's stronghold in ancient ...


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Shaquille O'Neal says he would be like the 'Greek Freak' and average 40 points per game if he played in the NBA today

Shaquille O'Neal believes he would be even more dominant if he played in the NBA today. O'Neal, of course, was one of the most dominant big men the game has ever seen, but he believes in the faster, m...


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Number of Cyprus-based owners doubles as GREEK link mooted

Cyprus' deputy minister for shipping has revealed the number of companies setting up headquarters there has nearly doubled in six years. Natasa ...


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GREEK manager says nothing wrong with 'banned' rice cargo

A GREEK shipmanager has said there is nothing wrong with a cargo of rice "banned" in two West African countries.


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Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel “Best Boutique Hotel” at the GREEK Travel Awards 2019

In a most glamorous night, the GREEK Travel Awards also known as the "Nobels” of GREEK Tourism, rewarded the best practices of GREEK tourism in the ...


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Chania municipalities in “state of emergency” after rainfalls damage infrastructure

Two days of heavy rainfalls and powerful winds have caused unprecedented damages in Chania Prefecture on the island of Crete. Roads collapsed, landslides brought rocks and mud on the road network, trees were uprooted, homes and businesses were flooded, and even fish landed at the shores. Many motorists were trapped in flooded roads. Local media … The post Chania municipalities in “state of emergency” after rainfalls damage infrastructure appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Did you know? Nick Jonas proposed to Priyanka Chopra in Greece

Priyanka Chopra has got it all, hasn’t she? The Desi girl is a perfect example of pursuing your dreams and then giving your 100% to achieve those results. Priyanka, in December 2018, married her soul ...


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