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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Lesvos-a hellhole for refugees created by racism

Some 20,000 refugees are trapped in the tiny Moria camp on the GREEK island of Lesvos. Nick Clark spoke to some of those in the camp about the ...


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Mayor from Merkel's party joins ranks of politicians urging Germany to take in child migrants

For weeks, German towns have been ready to take in refugees from overwhelmed camps in the GREEK Aegean. "140 different councils across ...


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See inside the world's newest private jet: a $110 million converted Airbus airliner that looks like a ...

Read More: GREECE'S national airline is undergoing a massive brand overhaul to be more Greek with the help of a world-class design firm. Read More: ...


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Furious Italian MEP criticises Brussels for abandoning Italy

GREECE is alone, as was Italy. "And what does Europe do? It is reaching out to Erdo─čan, as if the billions of euros handed over already were not enough.


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Erdogan is vulnerable, but prefers destructive adventures

He believed GREECE would be unable to stem a mass flow of migrants across the border. Athens disappointed him by using tear gas, water cannon, ...


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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 Torch Handover Behind Closed Doors in Athens

... the GREEK Olympic Committee said on Sunday. Greece on Friday canceled the remainder of the domestic Olympic torch relay through the country to ...


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An unforgettable moment in history, Evzones parade in Kalymnos

The parade that took place at the plateia (GREEK word for town square), was packed with proud Kalymnians, some even dressed in traditional ...


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Rick Pitino plans on coaching GREEK national team in Olympic qualifier

Before his NCAA return, Pitino had served as head coach of the GREEK EuroLeague club Panathinaikos since 2018. There's more from around the ...


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Tokyo 2020: Olympic flame handover to be held behind closed doors

GREECE has had 228 confirmed cases and three deaths caused by the virus. "No accreditation cards issued will be valid," said the GREECE Olympic ...


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Olympiacos gives permission to its foreign players to leave GREECE

Olympiacos has permitted its foreign players to leave GREECE, in light of the EuroLeague shut down due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak across the ...


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You Better Had Not Lost That Luggage': Marlo Hampton Travels In Style And Fans Question If ...

She said, “Off to GREECE on tonights all new episode of #RHOA, so what do you guys think, did I lose my luggage ??” ...


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GREEK Labor Minister: 'We protect workers in vulnerable groups'

GREEK Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis on Saturday stressed the significance of the ministry's emergency and temporary measures in support of the ...


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GREECE May Ban Entry of Travelers from Coronavirus-affected Countries

GREECE may impose a temporary ban on the entry and exit of foreign nationals travelling from and to affected countries abroad to limit the spread of the ...


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Coronavirus Greece: 103 new cases, total 331; calls for Church to “take right decision”

49 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours have increased the total number of coronavirus infections to 331, Greece’s authorities said on Sunday afternoon. Eight people are incubated in Intensive Care Units and, ten people have been discharged from hospitals, spokesman of the National Health Organization. He appealed again for restriction of movement and … The post Coronavirus Greece: 103 new cases, total 331; calls for Church to “take right decision” appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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GREECE says fatalities from coronavirus rose to four

GREECE says fatalities from coronavirus rose to four. 1 Min Read. A man wears a protective mask as he sits on Monastiraki square in Athens, GREECE, ...


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Greece Erects Massive Concrete Blocks On Border To Halt Migrant Wave From Turkey

Source: www.zerohedge.com - Sunday, March 15, 2020 Greece Erects Massive Concrete Blocks On Border To Halt Migrant Wave From Turkey As the rest of the globe is busy locking down borders amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Turkey has reportedly kept it migrant wave to the EU corridor open, resulting in continued chaos at Greek-Turkey border points, as desperate asylum seekers try any way possible to gain EU entry. This now includes not just an ongoing militarized response on the Greek side to keep thousands from crossing illegally, but reportedly now erecting huge concrete blocks at key land crossings. The completely shuttered border crossings with Turkey are beginning to resemble war zones akin to WWI trenches and fortifications : "Greece on Friday placed 5-foot concrete blocks at its Kastanies border crossing with Turkey to stop the entry of asylum seekers," Turkey's Anadolu Agency reports . For weeks since Erdogan said he had in an act of retribution aimed at uncooperative EU states 'opened the gates' on hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees from Idlib seeking entry into Europe, the border situation has seen running battles between throngs of migrants and Greek border guards. See the massive concrete blocks being put in place in the footage below, also fortified with barbed wire: Turkish media and officials have played up the 'violent' response by Greek security while downplaying and ignoring Turkey's leaders actively facilitating the confrontations : In the two weeks since asylum All Related


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Further restrictions to travel; cruise ships banned

GREEK citizens, as well as permanent residence of Greece, will still be allowed to cross from Albania and North Macedonia. The new measures were ...


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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Greece Reach 331 on Sunday

ATHENS – Professor of infectious diseases and Health Ministry spokesperson Sotiris Tsiodras announced 49 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece in the last 24 hours […] The post Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Greece Reach 331 on Sunday appeared first on The National Herald.


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GREECE to Clap From Balconies for Healthworkers Battling Coronavirus

The message has been adopted by many personalities in GREECE, including the wife of PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Mareva Grabowski-Mitsotaki.


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Rick Pitino To Iona: What Has He Been Doing Lately For Panathinakos?

Pitino was in his second season as coach of Panathinakos, traditionally one of the two strongest teams in Greece.


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Crisis-Fighter Bailey Returns to Bank of England Just as Coronavirus Storm Hits

A few years later, he was a key player in Britain's response to the GREEK debt crisis which threatened to plunge the City of London back into chaos.


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Roundups: Taste of Greek opens brick and mortar restaurant in Kingwood

Business Round-Ups: Taste of Greek opens brick and mortar store, Service First Automotive opens Kingwood location ...


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Several Monroe County libraries close indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemic

According to their websites, the town libraries in Brighton, GREECE (GREECE Public Library and Barnard Crossing Branch), Fairport, Irondequoit, and ...


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Olympics-Tokyo 2020 torch handover to take place in empty Athens stadium

GREECE on Friday canceled the remainder of the domestic Olympic torch relay through the country to avoid attracting crowds a day after the Tokyo ...


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Lentil soup tasty treat for 17 years

Reid Branson, a nurse manager at a Seattle hospital, found the recipe for "GREEK Lentil and Spinach Soup with Lemon" in the 1992 book Dairy Hollow ...


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Rick Pitino: I'm going to fulfill my commitments with Panathinaikos and GREEK NT

And I'm still going to coach the national team. [If the NBA season ends in time], I'm going to get the “GREEK Freak” [Giannis Antetokounmpo] on my team,” ...


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March 15th 1975: Aristotle Onassis passes away

Commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a GREEK shipping magnate, who amassed the world's largest privately owned shipping fleet and was one ...


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Perfect wines for Easter, from Tuscany to Crete

A GREEK recipe for garlicky slow-roast shoulder of lamb with lemon, white wine, thyme, rosemary and oregano? I'd plump for a GREEK xinomavro red, ...


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Greece Closes Ports to Cruise Ships, Suspends Flights to Spain and Albania

Regarding church services, the GREEK PM contacted Archbishop Ieronymos and requested for all temples to operate strictly for individual worshiping ...


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Hard Rock Loses Appeal Over Hellenikon Casino License Bid

ATHENS – A Greek arbitration panel rejected an appeal by the Florida-based Hard Rock International challenging its disqualification from a casino license for the long-delayed […] The post Hard Rock Loses Appeal Over Hellenikon Casino License Bid appeared first on The National Herald.


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Corona Scare: Villagers scared after seeing girl who returns from GREECE

The departmental team then admitted the woman to AIIMS. On suspicion of the coronavirus, a young woman who came back from GREECE in Sitarganj ...


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Measures in Greece’s supermarkets to contain spread of coronavirus

Supermarkets across Greece will restrict the number of customers allowed inside a shop at the same time, starting of Monday, March 16. The measure to contain spread of coronavirus became essential after thousands of Greeks crowded in supermarkets for panic buying on Saturday. The number of customers allowed inside at any given time will depend … The post Measures in Greece’s supermarkets to contain spread of coronavirus appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Coronavirus: Greece restricts road, sea-, air-traffic to 4 countries

Greece is deepening the lockdown to contain spread of coronavirus and decided to halt air- and sea traffic to European countries with high number of infections like Italy and Spain. The country also closes its borders to its northern neighbors Albania and North Macedonia, after these two countries closed their borders to Greece on Saturday. … The post Coronavirus: Greece restricts road, sea-, air-traffic to 4 countries appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Church services go online as Muslims urged to avoid mosques

The GREEK Orthodox has continued to serve continue communion from a common cup on Sunday, but this may change pending advice from ...


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Memory Eternal Rev. Dr. Peter G. Rizos

The late Rev. Dr. Peter Rizos, one of the most learned and prominent priests of the GREEK Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Photo Provided by the ...


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Restaurateur Rizakos Brings His Maryland Town GREEK Food

Reistertown, Maryland will get a taste of what restaurant developer Elias Rizakos has been doing for 50 years when Maria's will open, featuring GREEK ...


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Going on in GREEK-American Community

The project is organized with the GREEK Consulate General in New York with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the USA.


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GREEK-American Stories: Carpentry made easy

GREEK-American Stories: Carpentry made easy. By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos March 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File). A pamphlet from the local ...


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GREEK Supermarkets Limit Customers After COVID-19 Frenzy, E-Shopping Soars

GREEKS turned to online supermarkets as an alternative but those didn't have the capacity to deal with a sudden crush that saw orders jump 300 ...


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Despite COVID-19 Fears, GREEK Churches Still Open – For Now

Despite COVID-19 Fears, GREEK Churches Still Open – For Now. By TNH Staff March 15, 2020. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Christos Bonis). ATHENS ...


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Fourth coronavirus death in Greece

He was a 53-year-old man with health problems


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Deadline for tax and social security obligations extended by 4 months, Greek FinMin says

Staikouras said priority had been given to the public health system


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Greece closes borders with Albania and N. Macedonia – Sea transport to Italy halts

Air traffic to Spain suspended


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GREECE parents react after school employee tests positive for coronavirus

GREECE, N.Y. (WHEC) — Parents were understandably concerned after they learned that an employee at GREECE Arcadia Middle School had tested ...


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Two Palestinians infected with COVID-19 in GREECE

ATHENS, Sunday, March 15, 2020 (WAFA) – Two Palestinians in GREECE have tested positive for novel COVID-19 (coronavirus), said Palestine's ...


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GREECE bans all links with Albania, North Macedonia, flights with Spain

ATHENS, March 15 (Reuters) - GREECE said on Sunday it would ban road and sea routes, as well as flights to Albania, North Macedonia, as well as ...


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GREECE Shuts Borders, Suspends Ferry Travel to Italy to Contain Coronavirus

GREECE is in virtual lock-down as authorities have shut schools, universities, museums, theaters and all sport events. On Sunday authorities ...


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Greece Locks Down Over COVID-19, Fourth Death Confirmed

ATHENS – With the streets of Greece’s capital – along with those across the country – nearly empty as people stay indoors to stay away […] The post Greece Locks Down Over COVID-19, Fourth Death Confirmed appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greece Moving 450 New Migrants Off Lesbos to Mainland (Vid)

ATHENS – After shutting down its borders and warning refugees and migrants to stay away, Greece’s New Democracy government will move 450 who managed to […] The post Greece Moving 450 New Migrants Off Lesbos to Mainland (Vid) appeared first on The National Herald.


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Expecting EU Payoff, Turkey Pulls Refugees Back from Greek Border

BRUSSELS – Retreating in the face of Greece standing firm – and expecting more money from the European Union – Turkey bused thousands of refugees […] The post Expecting EU Payoff, Turkey Pulls Refugees Back from Greek Border appeared first on The National Herald.


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