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Monday, August 12, 2019

The revival of a second Greek language

The language of the Pontic Greeks – ethnic Greeks who settled on the coast of the Turkish Black Sea – evolved completely differently to the language in their homeland. On a warm June evening, I was ...


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The Greek community who can’t be understood

The language of the Pontic Greeks – ethnic Greeks who settled on the coast of the Turkish Black Sea – evolved completely differently to the language in their homeland. On a warm June evening, I was ...


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Mayor: Elafonissos island in GREECE is a safe tourist destination

Elafonissos is recovering and returns to normality after the major wildfire and tourists began arriving on the island, the mayor of Elafonissos Efstathia ...


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Photo gallery: Sifnos, GREECE'S gourmet island

The island of Sifnos holds food at the heart of its landscape and culture. The birthplace of GREECE'S first celebrity chef, it's a place where locals ...


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Jellyfish Alert: Google Map Application for Greece’s beaches

A pioneering application was created by Google: The application shows beaches in Greece where jellyfish have appeared. According to the application, jellyfish is currently in eight beaches across the country: in Avlaki beach in Porto Rafti, East Attica, in Kantare of Corinth, in Anavros, Liri and Kritharia, Magnesia, in Neoi Pori, Pieria, in Epanomi and … The post Jellyfish Alert: Google Map Application for Greece’s beaches appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greek Stocks End Lower

ATHENS – Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Monday. The general index fell 1.08 pct to end at 831.16 points, off […] The post Greek Stocks End Lower appeared first on The National Herald.


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Protection and Safety of Citizens is a State Obligation, Minister Says

ATHENS – The protection and safety of Greek citizens is an obligation of this government, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis said on Monday, at a […] The post Protection and Safety of Citizens is a State Obligation, Minister Says appeared first on The National Herald.


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GREEK Shipping Ministry Priorities Announced

Shipping, ports, marine tourism, island policy and safety at sea are the top priorities of the GREEK shipping ministry as presented by Shipping Minister ...


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It's too hot to cook. Try these Chicken Pita Pockets instead

For the GREEK Salad side dish, doctor up washed, ready-to-eat lettuce with sliced bell peppers and cucumbers from the salad bar. Add oregano to a ...


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Calcutta Boy's School celebrates GREEK culture

The dance forms such as GREEK folk dance, little Latino Dancers, Fiery Flamenco, Zorbas put up by the pre-primary students precede the main play, ...


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An Italian debt crisis would be like GREECE on steroids

This is especially the case considering that the highly indebted Italian economy is ten times the size of that of GREECE. It is also the case considering ...


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Numerous events mark August's full moon across GREECE

GREECE'S Culture Ministry announced its plan for a series of events that will be held under August's full moon at archaeological sites and museums ...


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Strong Winds and High Temperatures Help Stoke Dozens of Wildfires Across Greece

Strong winds and high temperatures helped stoke dozens of wildfires across Greece. The Fire Service said 63 broke out between 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday ...


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2019 GREEK Weekend

The NPHC (National Pan-Hellenic Council) is composed of 9 of the biggest African American Fraternities and sororities called the divine 9.


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Chobani opens 71000 sq ft innovation and community center at Twin Falls plant in Idaho

Speaking to us last month after Chobani unveiled its latest innovation – GREEK yogurt infused with nut butters – chief marketing and commercial officer ...


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Gigi Hadid says she was robbed in Mykonos, sparks backlash by saying she's 'never going back'

The 24-year-old posted a series of photos that showed her enjoying time on the GREEK island with friends and family. In one bikini selfie, however, ...


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A casting call seeking a 'very pretty' girl for a Milka chocolate ad banned overweight or redhead children from applying

[lindsay lohan milka wide thumb]Rose Prouser/Reuters & Shutterstock * A casting call for Milka chocolate sparked outrage by banning overweight or redhead children from applying. * The ad, which was spotted by performer Helen Raw, read: "Eye colour and hair colour are not important but no red hair [...] she must NOT have reached puberty." * Talent agency website Spotlight, which initially tried to amend the post, apologized for not taking it down sooner. * Milka owner Mondel─ôz International added: "We would never approve the use of such a notice, and are urgently reviewing the situation with Spotlight UK to understand how and why it has happened." * Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. A casting call for a "very pretty" and "childlike" girl to star in a Christmas advertising campaign has sparked outrage online for banning overweight children and redheads from applying. The call was for an advertisement for Milka chocolate and was spotted by performer Helen Raw.SEE THE REST OF THE STORY AT BUSINESS INSIDERNOW WATCH: Animated map shows where American accents came from SEE ALSO: * Jessica Alba says she gives 'zero f----' what people think of her body because having kids made her 'explode' * Gigi Hadid says she 'wouldn't recommend' the Greek island of Mykonos after she and sister Bella got robbed * People are selling Meghan Markle's $5 issue of Vogue for 7 times the price on Ebay


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Full Moon Events at Archaeological Sites to Conclude Sunday (List Appended)

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece will conclude by Sunday, August 19, the Ministry of Culture said on Monday. […] The post Full Moon Events at Archaeological Sites to Conclude Sunday (List Appended) appeared first on The National Herald.


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US Ambassador Welcomes NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

ATHENS – NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo has strengthened the relationship between the United States and Greece, US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said on Monday […] The post US Ambassador Welcomes NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo appeared first on The National Herald.


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7 distinct Greek words describe different kinds of love-which have you experienced?

Consider the word “love” and the many contexts for which we use it: You can love your mom for always protecting you and being on your side. You can love your best friend for laughing with you and ...


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Bella and Gigi Hadid left 'traumatised' after being robbed in GREECE

Cape Town - Model sisters Gigi (24) and Bella Hadid (22) won't be vacationing in GREECE again anytime soon. The pair were left shaken after the ...


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Ancient Tombs Unearthed in Nemea, GREECE Shed Light on Mycenaean Civilization

Aerial view of the road and the chamber of the two tombs in the eastern part of the Mycenaean cemetery at Aidonia, along with the tombs from the old ...


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GREECE Issues Warnings for Forest Fire Risk

Strong winds and extremely high temperatures have prompted GREECE'S Civil Protection authority and the national fire brigade to issue warnings for ...


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Unique intact Hellenistic tomb found in Kozani of northern GREECE

A unique, for the northern GREECE region, ancient tomb and artifacts were recently uncovered at the Mavropigi site in Kozani prefecture, a find that ...


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Two Intact Chamber Tombs Dating Back 3300 Years Unearthed in GREECE

Two large chamber tombs dated to around 1300 BC have been found in an important Mycenaean-era burial ground in GREECE. Previously discovered ...


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Crete hit by THIRD earthquake in a fortnight as Brit tourists woken in their beds days after huge ...

THE GREEK island of Crete has been rocked this morning by an earthquake. The estimated 4.8 magnitude tremor hit shortly before 8am local time ...


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Wildfire burns near Athens, GREECE

YEREVAN, AUGUST 12, ARMENPRESS. A powerful wildfire is burning at the foothills of Mount Hymettus near Athens in GREECE. The Civil Defense ...


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Frenchman bailed over deadly boat collision off GREECE which left two dead, one injured

A French man who was driving a speedboat involved in a collision off GREECE that left two dead and another person seriously injured has been ...


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Blaze Near Athens Under Control; Homes Damaged

GREEK firefighters on Monday brought under control the big fire that broke out in the Athens suburb of Peania in the early hours. At least two homes ...


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Lesvos experiences major increase of illegal immigration

Greece's Deputy Migration Policy Minister, Giorgos Koumoutsakos said that Lesvos saw a 44 percent increase in illegal immigration due to new ...


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Free Emergency Messaging System for GREEK Cell Phone Users

ATHENS – GREEK cell phone users will finally be able to get text messages indicating public emergencies and they will be free, the government ...


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Win a $20 Voucher for Indy Greekfest!

Celebrate 46 years of GREEK Food & Culture in Central Indiana at GreekFest, August 23rd through 25th at Holy Trinity GREEK Orthodox Church in ...


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Kostas Arvanitis: Hero who saved dozens from Mati fire passes away

Fisherman Kostas Arvanitis, the hero who rescued 70 people during the deadly fires in Mati in July 2018 passed away over the weekend. He was 70 years old and was fighting against cancer. There should be a small birthday party on 23. July 2018 with family and a few friends. Instead of celebrating, Arvanitis, a … The post Kostas Arvanitis: Hero who saved dozens from Mati fire passes away appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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GREECE to EU: Bad loans plan not state aid to banks

The government is moving quickly to develop plans to reduce the retail banks' nonperforming loans, hoping it will make up for the wasted time under ...


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GREECE Launches 112 Emergency Number Ahead of Fire Season

GREECE'S General Secretariat of Civil Protection launched this week the single European emergency 112 phone number, which operates on a 24-hour ...


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Greece calls on EU for fairer distribution of migrants

Greece on Monday called on the EU for a fairer sharing of the migrant burden amid deep concern over a sharp increase in arrivals on some islands in recent weeks. "Since July 7, there has not been a ...


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Divers Find 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck Graveyard Near Tiny Greek Island

Ancient sailors courted adventure and risked death on the Aegean Sea. And now divers have discovered five of their approximately 2,000-year-old shipwrecks and a giant, granite anchor pole near the ...


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Race to preserve rare Mosaic of Ancient Greek Synagogue

Hidden for hundreds of years on a Greek Island was a rare mosaic that tells the story of ancient Jewish community. Known as the Mosaic of Aegina, this beautiful floor belonged to a synagogue dating ...


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Vyron Vasileiadis “If you can succeed in Greece, you can succeed anywhere”

The 41-year-old entrepreneur is at the helm of the Vasileiadis Group of Companies with a total turnover of 140€ million and more than 350 employees


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Biggest spike in refugee arrivals on GREEK islands since 2015

Greece Aegean islands have been experiencing the highest influx of refugee and migrants arrivals since the height of the refugee crisis in 2015.


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GREEK construction starts recovery in May

The GREEK construction sector saw building permits rise by 7.4 per cent in May, according to the statistics agency ELSTAT. There were 1453 building ...


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BREAKING: Brit holiday hotspot Crete rocked by huge 5.2 magnitude earthquake

The GREEK island of Crete is thought to have been hit by a huge 5.2 magnitude tremor just after 11am local time. According to seismologists, the ...


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Anti-Smoking Crusader Says GREEK Ban Will Work

ATHENS – Unable – by education or enforcement – to get GREEKS to stop smoking in public places, the new New Democracy's vow to enforce a ...


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Have a gyro on the go from GREEKS of Peaks food truck

I recently had a 16-ounce beer with my workday lunch, because I felt it was the right thing to do. I had set out that day to try The GREEKS of Peaks food ...


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Series of moderate earthquakes strike Crete, biggest 4.8R

A moderate earthquake struck with magnitude 4.8 R the sea area North off the island of Crete at 10:58 a.m. on Monday morning. According to Geodynamics Institute, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 68km off Agios Nikolaos in East Crete. It occurred in a depth of 55 km. No injuries or material damages were … The post Series of moderate earthquakes strike Crete, biggest 4.8R appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greece OK’s 26 Licenses to Grow Medical Marijuana


ATHENS – Greece so far has approved 26 licenses to grow marijuana for medical purposes, seeking a bonanza from the business that had been banned […] The post Greece OK’s 26 Licenses to Grow Medical Marijuana
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Culture Min Mendoni Meets With Chinese Ambassador Zhang Qiyue

The joint actions that will assume Greece and China in the period 2020-2022 discussed Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and the Ambassador of China to Greece […] The post Culture Min Mendoni Meets With Chinese Ambassador Zhang Qiyue appeared first on The National Herald.


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D. Koukoulopoulos, the Greek that Solved 78-Year-Old Riddle of Duffin and Schaeffer Conjecture

Dimitris Koukoulopoulos, associate professor of Mathematics at the University of Montreal, and, together with Oxford University research professor James Maynard, has been able to prove […] The post D. Koukoulopoulos, the Greek that Solved 78-Year-Old Riddle of Duffin and Schaeffer Conjecture appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek court sets bail for French skipper in fatal accident

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court has released on bail a French speedboat skipper whose vessel rammed a small fishing boat, killing two people and seriously injuring a third. The court on Monday set ...


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The mystery is over: GREEK mathematician successfully solves 78-year-old maths problem

A GREEK mathematician has found the answer to a mind boggling maths problem that has remained unanswered for 78 years – until now. Associate ...


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