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Saturday, February 16, 2019

[Photo Story] Orgs Decorate BJC With Signs & Letters

GREEK chapters and THON organizations spend lots of time perfecting their signs before rolling up to the Bryce Jordan Center. Some depict themes ...


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Folk Tourism: GREEKS mark arrival of Spring with ancient tradition of Martis

Spring is (almost) in the air in Greece, and GREEKS will soon begin preparations to welcome the new season by celebrating an ancient annual custom, ...


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How the Anzac Memorial honours GREEKS

When you walk through the renovated NSW Anzac Memorial and enter the new Hall of Service you come across an Oculus where beneath lies soil ...


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Screen schism: how our top 25 European films divided readers

Cinephiles rushed to praise the list and take it to task: here are some responses that stood out Last Sunday, in the_ Observer_ special supplement on European cinema, we published a list of 25 films from across the continent that we felt were essential viewing in these tumultuous times. Compiled by _Observer_ critics Mark Kermode, Simran Hans, Wendy Ide, Guy Lodge and Jonathan Romney, and edited down to the final 25 by me, the list ran in chronological order from 1922 (_Nosferatu_) to 2017 (_On Body and Soul_), taking in masterpieces from France, Italy, Poland, Romania, Greece and the UK along the way. Continue reading...


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Greek Minister Polakis granted €100,000-consumer loan by state bank Attica, Proto Thema reveals

The provocative loan comes only 2 days after the Greek justice laid serious charges against bankers for issuing bad loans


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The 2500-year-old Grecian urn that represents the legacy of the ANZAC spirit in Greece

In total almost 35,000 Anzacs fought in both WW1 and WW2 campaigns in Greece. It is known that Greek soil contains the remains of 795 Australians with some of these soldiers never identified.


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The Latest: Giannis says he'll play in world championship

10:50 p.m.. Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo says he'll play in the FIBA world championships this summer. GREECE has already qualified for the ...


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US government offices in GREECE to stay closed on Monday, February 18

The US Embassy and Consulate in Athens, the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki, as well as all US government offices in GREECE will be closed ...


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This Past Week in History

On this day in 1975, Nikos Kavvadias, the GREEK poet, writer and sailor, died in Athens at the age of 65. He was born in 1910 in Harbin, Manchuria – in ...


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Tsipras, Zaev reap kudos in Germany

“I would like to express my warm congratulations to the two protagonists, [Zoran] Zaev of North Macedonia and [Alexis] Tsipras of GREECE for their ...


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Athens hosts first Chocolate Festival

It is an industry that develops rapidly in the last years abroad and GREECE as well. So, people can taste new flavors, to learn the history of cocoa, where ...


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'Mass evictions' in Athens as government offers golden visa incentive to Airbnb investors from ...

In January 2018, AirBnB announced that the GREEK government had agreed to a complete ... The number of GREEK Golden Visas tripled in 2018.


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Olympiakos vs AEK Athens: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time, and team news for the Superleague Greece match

The Greek giants meet for a capital city derby with pride and Champions League qualification at stake Last weekend's 3-1 defeat left Pedro Martins' men nine points off the top and another stumble coul...


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Nationalism in Europe Casts Shadow Over Balkan Healing Process

Zaev and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras agreed last year to change the nation's name, prompting GREECE to lift its veto over its neighbor's ...


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Political uncertainty hurting economy, ND chief warns

The drawn-out campaign period is harming the country's fragile economy by sending mixed signals to foreign and local investors, GREECE'S opposition ...


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AEK One Step Closer to Becoming Third Greek Club to Win FIBA Intercontinental Cup

This Sunday is a day of great anticipation for AEK and the team’s fans, as they bid to become the third Greek club to win FIBA’s Intercontinental Cup. Following their victory in the ...


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Greece Amends Driving Restrictions for Vintage Vehicles

The Greek government has updated the rules of driving vintage cars on the roadways as of Friday. The new rules come as a joint decision by the Transport and Economy ministries following reports ...


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Renewable resort: GREEK island to run on wind, solar power

TILOS, Greece (AP) — When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small GREEK island of Tilos will become the first in the ...


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Athens Kicks Off Carnival Season with a Tribute to Greece’s Folk Traditions

In a tribute to Greece’s folk traditions during carnival, the Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet to organize an event that is ...


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Erdogan trades “Fethiye Mosque in Athens” with “reopening of Halki School”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that he was willing to open the Orthodox Theological School of Halki if Greece opens to old Ottoman Fethiye Mosque in downtown Athens and thus with a “minaret reaching the sky.” Speaking at an event in Edirne, Erdogan said when Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras raised the issue of … The post Erdogan trades “Fethiye Mosque in Athens” with “reopening of Halki School” appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Exclusive / IBNA. Zaev: The aircraft that will bring me to Athens will write "Republic of North ...

GREECE was friendly before, but now I really am a friend of Alexis Tsipras. We have the great honor to receive this award from the Munich Security ...


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Giannis to play for GREECE at FIBA Basketball World Cup

Giannis Antetokounmpo has confirmed he intends to feature for GREECE at this year's FIBA Basketball World Cup. GREECE have already secured their ...


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GREEK farmers end road blocks, for now

Farmers ended their road blocks on GREEK national highways on Saturday even though talks with government officials failed to yield a compromise.


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No seminary without minarets for GREEK mosque, says Erdo─čan

The mosque in Athens should open with minarets if GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to reopen the GREEK Orthodox Halki seminary in ...


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Lindsay Lohan Seeks Big Brother Vengeance for Mother Dina

... case: Instagram and Twitter proficiency, savvy hashtagging, V.I.P. status in GREECE) to seek retribution against a party for wronging a family member.


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Haley Smith scores second Salamina stage race GC win

Haley Smith soared to a second straight GC win in GREECE, winning Salamina Epic #2 on Friday. The Uxbridge, Ont. racer swept the Greek race series' ...


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Foreign Secretary statement on the Republic of North Macedonia

Following ratification of the Prespa Agreement, the Secretary General of the United Nations has been informed by the governments of GREECE and ...


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Entertainers as politicians

Despite being hit by economic bankruptcy and the cultural crisis that came with it, GREECE is still unable to disconnect politics from entertainment.


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Archaeologists discover fresco of Narcissus in 'extraordinary' condition at Pompeii excavation

The fresco was unearthed in a home where, last November, archaeologists excavated a bedroom fresco of GREEK mythology, the rape of Leda by the ...


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BBC provides translation of quintessential GREEK terms

BBC radio has come up with English translations of the GREEK words “philotimo” and “philoxenia,” traditionally considered as the hardest concepts to ...


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Tsipras Discusses Prospects of Greek-US Cooperation with US Congressmen

The prospects of the Greek-US cooperation were discussed at Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ meeting with a group of US Congressmen (Robert Menedez, Lindsey Graham […] The post Tsipras Discusses Prospects of Greek-US Cooperation with US Congressmen appeared first on The National Herald.


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Parthenon Marbles “should be shared 50:50 between Greece and Britain

“My solution to the Parthenon marbles – let’s split them in half Britain and Greece should stop arguing about the Elgin marbles and share them. It wouldn’t be the first time a cultural war ended in a truce.” This opinion article is written by Florian Schmidt-Gabain, a Swiss lawyer specialized in art works taxation, and … The post Parthenon Marbles “should be shared 50:50 between Greece and Britain appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Prince Charles Greets Students at St James Palace in Perfect GREEK

At a reception for the Prince's Trust International opening address that took place at St James Palace last Wednesday, Charles, Prince of Wales, ...


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Olympiacos punished with -6 points in the GREEK league standings

Olympiacos was punished, as expected, for forfeiting the GREEK Cup semifinal game against Panathinaikos and received the biggest possible penalty.


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Greek Guacamole

Halve the avocados and remove the pits. Dice the avocado inside the skin and scoop into a medium bowl. Add the lemon juice and mash with a fork until you get the desired consistency. Add the red onion ...


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Erdogan offers seminary exchange for Greek mosque minarets

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday suggested the mosque in Athens should open with minarets if the Greek premier wants to reopen a seminary in Istanbul. Foto: TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRES...


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Beth Delano Returns To Coronado And Flagship Properties

Returning from a two year stint in Crete, Beth Delano has regrouped with Flagship Properties. The move to GREECE came about because of her ...


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GREECE Telecommunications Market

MarketResearchNest.com adds “2019 Future of GREECE Telecommunications Market- Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities of Mobile, Fixed ...


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GREECE'S Minister Kountoura Becomes Honorary Member of Mediterranean Tourism Foundation

According to Malta's president, GREECE'S successful tourism strategy could serve as an example for the development of other Mediterranean countries.


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Rowan Chamber GREECE trip briefing on Tuesday

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a GREECE trip briefing on Tues., February 19, 5:00 p.m. at the ...


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After revealing why Greece is special to her and hubby Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra spotted showing off her mangalsutra in London

Earlier in an interview, Nick had revealed how he had proposed Priyanka, saying, "I got down on one knee, again, and I said, 'Will you make me the happiest man in the world and marry me?'" He added, " ...


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Four indicted on terror charges in alleged plot to attack Muslim community

Rochester, N.Y./GREECE, N.Y. – All four suspects accused of plotting to attack a Muslim community near Binghamton have been indicted by a grand ...


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AP report: Seven arrests for counterfeit cash targeting tourism in GREECE

AP reports from Thessaloniki that seven men have been arrested in northern GREECE after police seized bundles of fake U.S. $100 bills stashed in a ...


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New nonstop airline service between New York and Athens to launch this Summer

“It enhances Athens' connectivity and offers to the passengers on both sides of the Atlantic – including the dynamic and vibrant GREEK American ...


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US, UAE Firms Net EU Approval To Reel In GREEK Fish Farms

Law360 (February 15, 2019, 7:56 PM EST) -- Manhattan-based Amerra Capital Management and an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm won European ...


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Inspired by a GREEK Gadget, This Water Device Can Transform Drought-Hit Maharashtra

The device has been inspired by the Gimbal Ink Pot, a GREEK invention. A gimbal is a pivoted support that lets an object (like the ink pot or a pail of ...


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Former PC Coach Pitino Advances to GREEK Cup Finals After Opponent Quit at Halftime

Former Providence College head coach Rick Pitino, and his GREEK team Panathinaikos, are advancing to the GREEK Cup finals after their semi-final ...


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Kathimerini: Greece, Albania discussing EEZ, not land border

Athens. The land border between Greece and Albania is not among the issues being discussed between the two countries, sources from the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday, in response to ...


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Parthenon marbles should be split between Greece and UK: Guardian suggests

The author is a Swiss lawyer


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Terror charges filed against Rochester suspects in Islamberg NY attack plot

The alleged plot to terrorize Islamberg was uncovered by GREECE police on Jan. 18. Police were acting on a tip from a student at GREECE Odyssey ...


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