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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Canton GREEK Fest rescheduled

CANTON The annual Canton GREEK Fest hosted by St. Haralambos GREEK Orthodox Church has been rescheduled for late August.


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GREEK hosts eye share of Airbnb payout

What GREEK landlords want to know is how they can obtain a share of the $227 million assistance program Airbnb has announced. According to its terms, ...


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GREEK PM briefs President on health crisis and measures to support economy

GREEK Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday briefed President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on the latest ...


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GREEK Finance Minister: Differences at Eurogroup to be bridged by Thursday

There are still differences between the eurozone member-states, despite significant progress, but they are expected to be bridged by Thursday, GREEK ...


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Seven-year-old GREEK pianist composes an 'isolation waltz' in response to coronavirus

Seven-year-old GREEK pianist composes an 'isolation waltz' in response to coronavirus. 8 April 2020, 18:06. Video Player is loading. Play Video. Play.


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How GREEK life is dealing with COVID-19

GREEK Life fundraisers and events have been canceled due to the pandemic, however, our GREEK Life Organizations have been finding unique ways to ...


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Greece tightens lockdown checks, suspends inter-island travel with few exceptions

Greece’s Civil Protection announced on Wednesday a series of stringent controls at the main exits of Athens and other cities and suspended inter-island travel with a few exceptions. In an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus, authorities will intensify lockdown checks at highways and toll stations, ports and airports, trains and long-distance bus stations … The post Greece tightens lockdown checks, suspends inter-island travel with few exceptions appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Liberating lockdown? COVID-19 rushes Greek government into the digital age

"I'd never thought I would see the day!" a resident of the southern Greek city of Corinth exclaimed. He had just applied for a European Health Card online using a newly-launched government portal. Up ...


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Evidence of Ancient Surgery Unearthed in Greece

GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK—According to a statement released by Adelphi University, researchers led by Anagnostis Agelarakis examined the remains of four women and six men who were buried between the ...


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Greek-American Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks and Earth Friendly Products Featured in Forbes

CYPRESS, CA – Greek-American Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, CEO of Earth Friendly Products (EFP) was featured in Forbes Magazine for her company’s Ecos brand of soaps, in […] The post Greek-American Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks and Earth Friendly Products Featured in Forbes appeared first on The National Herald.


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Stelios Kerasidis, 7, Composes Isolation Waltz in Greece

ATHENS – Award-winning piano prodigy Stelios Kerasidis is only seven years old, but his remarkable talent is helping people get through the coronavirus lockdown with […] The post Stelios Kerasidis, 7, Composes Isolation Waltz in Greece appeared first on The National Herald.


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Antetokounmpo and His Family Donate Surgical Masks to Greece

ATHENS – Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donated 10,000 surgical masks for the coronavirus pandemic to Zografou, the suburb east of Athens where he started […] The post Antetokounmpo and His Family Donate Surgical Masks to Greece appeared first on The National Herald.


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Libya’s war: Will new EU mission stop arms shipments?

Key aspects of the mission were "designed by the Greeks to specifically target Turkey"


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Recalling Heinrich Schliemann, excavator of Troy

From early childhood, German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was obsessed with the Greek legend of Troy.  He was also the one who most famously excavated the city that fascinates people still today.


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NBA star Antetokounmpo donates masks to Greek city

Athens (AFP) - Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brothers donated 10,000 surgical masks to the Athens suburb of Zografou on Wednesday to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.


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16-year-old Afghan boy stabbed to death in Moria camp

A 16-year-old Afghan teenager has died after he was stabbed by a 20-year-old compatriot outside the hotspot of Moria in the early morning hours of Wednesday. The severely injured boy was rushed to the hospital of Mytiline but died on the way there. Doctors could only pronounce him dead. The victim was living with another … The post 16-year-old Afghan boy stabbed to death in Moria camp appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Migrant children in Greek island camps to be relocated across EU

Luxembourg to take in 11 minors after member states and Switzerland pledge to find homes for 1,600 ...


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Daily Prayer Service by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros for Coronavirus Victims

NEW YORK — His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America led the first in a series of daily prayers for those faithful of the Greek Orthodox […] The post Daily Prayer Service by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros for Coronavirus Victims appeared first on The National Herald.


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Quarantined Greek Farmers Need to Do Spring Work in Their Fields

KASTORIA, Greece – Farmers living in communities under strict quarantine for coronavirus prevention should be allowed to take care of their cultivation fields, Kastoria regional […] The post Quarantined Greek Farmers Need to Do Spring Work in Their Fields appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Supermarket Chain Donates 500,000 Euros for Home Assistance of Vulnerable Citizens

ATHENS – Supermarket giant AB Vassilopoulos on Wednesday announced a 500,000-euro donation to municipalities, NGOs and public benefit organizations to help meet the needs of […] The post Greek Supermarket Chain Donates 500,000 Euros for Home Assistance of Vulnerable Citizens appeared first on The National Herald.


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Wednesday Update: Coronavirus Cases in Greece Reach 1,884, 2 Deaths in Last 24hrs

ATHENS – The Health Ministry’s coronavirus spokesman and infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras on Wednesday evening announced 52 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Greece […] The post Wednesday Update: Coronavirus Cases in Greece Reach 1,884, 2 Deaths in Last 24hrs appeared first on The National Herald.


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Hardalias: Stricter Control of Travel Imposed ahead of the Greek Orthodox Easter Holidays

ATHENS – Greece tightened measures on Wednesday to control the spread of coronavirus by stringent controls at national highway toll stations, ports and other long-distance […] The post Hardalias: Stricter Control of Travel Imposed ahead of the Greek Orthodox Easter Holidays appeared first on The National Herald.


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Covid-19 hits Greece even harder than the rest of the euro zone

Just as it was beginning to turn a corner


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Coronavirus infects already weak economies in Italy, Spain and Greece

The UK would be a good choice too, with a very strong jobs market and a hard-won recovery from the vast budget deficits of the financial crisis. Italy, Spain and Greece, meanwhile, are at the other ...


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The Antetokounmpo family donates 10 thousand protective masks to the GREEK healthcare system

The Antetokounmpo family donates 10 thousand protective masks to the GREEK healthcare system. The Antetokounmpo family always shows their love ...


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GREEK Man Donates Bone Marrow that Could Save Turkish Child

A GREEK bone marrow donor will help a Turkish child who is suffering from an undisclosed disease, GREEK infectious diseases expert Sotiris Tsiodras ...


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Byzantine-Era Skeletons Found on GREEK Island Show Signs of Complex Surgery

Byzantine-Era Skeletons Found on GREEK Island Show Signs of Complex Surgery. By. Philip Chrysopoulos. -. Apr 8, 2020. Google + ...


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GREEK Scientists Find Coronavirus Lockdowns Have Reduced Earth's Seismic Activity

The original research was carried out by GREEK Professor Efthymios Sokos of the Seismology Laboratory of the Department of Geology of the ...


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Austro-GREEK Style

Austro-GREEK Style. A Chernivtsi artist's half-mocking celebration of the city's abundance of architectural tastelessness. From A.C.C. by Maya Humenna ...


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OTE proceeds with purchase of 110 hospital beds, monitors for strengthening of Intensive Care Units of Greek hospitals

OTE Group proceeded with the purchase of 110 hospital beds and monitors for the strengthening of the Intensive Care Units of Greek hospitals, in the context of its EUR 2 million donation in order to ...


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EU nightmare: Greek doctors stage mass protests over staff shortages during coronavirus

EU chiefs continue to struggle to keep the bloc united over economic and medical supplies strategies to combat the coronavirus crisis, with Greek doctors taking to the streets to stage mass protests ...


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PM Mitsotakis Briefs President Sakellaropoulou on COVID-19 Crisis, Greek Economy

ATHENS – Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday briefed President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on the latest developments in issues of public health […] The post PM Mitsotakis Briefs President Sakellaropoulou on COVID-19 Crisis, Greek Economy appeared first on The National Herald.


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PM Mitsotakis: Greek People Have Demonstrated Unprecedented Maturity and Responsibility

“People have demonstrated unprecedented maturity and responsibility in complying with the measures we have been forced to take. The Greek people understand that the collective […] The post PM Mitsotakis: Greek People Have Demonstrated Unprecedented Maturity and Responsibility appeared first on The National Herald.


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Homeless Found a New, Descent Shelter in Greece

ATHENS – In a move seeking to provide decent living conditions for hundreds of homeless people in the Greek capital, the Athens municipality on Wednesday […] The post Homeless Found a New, Descent Shelter in Greece appeared first on The National Herald.


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Mental Wellness Retreats at The Greek Islands 2021

Mental Wellness Retreats at The Greek Islands 2021 - Support Group hosted by Rumi Teneva in New York, NY, 10006, (718) 619-4646, Inspired by the immensely influential Greek, The Mental Health Retreat ...


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Europe's Crisis Impasse Signals GREEK Lessons Aren't Yet Learned

The danger that being too timid to borrow now risks a bigger burden in the future was a parable of policy first absorbed during the GREEK turmoil of the ...


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GREECE Allows Cruise Ship Short-term Berthing at Ports

The economic benefits of extended anchorage include ships carrying out refuelling, repair and start-up activities in GREECE before they can set sail ...


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GREECE gets cheapest solar, wind power so far

Regulators in GREECE accepted the offer by an affiliate of PPC Renewables to sell electricity from a planned 200 MW solar power plant. The price ...


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Giannis Antetokounmpo, brothers donate 20000 masks to GREECE neighborhoods

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brothers have donated 20,000 protective face masks in their native GREECE. The Secret Behind ...


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Eurogroup fails to agree on coronavirus-funds, blame the Dutch

╬Ľurozone finance ministers failed to agree on more support for coronavirus-hit economies. The breakdown at the eurogroup late on Tuesday came after Italy and the Netherlands squabbled over what conditions should be attached to euro zone credit, blocking progress on half a trillion euros worth of aid. The Eurogroup has been suspended and will continue … The post Eurogroup fails to agree on coronavirus-funds, blame the Dutch appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greece’s Municipalities plan home delivery of Holy Fire on Easter Saturday

Several municipalities in Greece have prepared plans to bring the Holy Fire on Resurrection Saturday to citizens’ homes and so to avoid crowding outside churches even though this is strictly forbidden with the lockdown restrictions. The plan looks simple: citizens will leave lanterns outside their homes, municipality teams will distribute the Holy Light. then citizens … The post Greece’s Municipalities plan home delivery of Holy Fire on Easter Saturday appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greece to Lose At Least Half of Tourism Revenues Due to Coronavirus

According to Tasios, only about 300 hotels are currently open in the entire nation of Greece right now, and even those are operating under strict conditions. Thousands remain shuttered ...


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Moving Scenes as Greek Firefighters Pay Tribute to Medical Staff of Thessaloniki

The firefighters also thanked all these medical heroes, who have been giving the absolute best of themselves to protect Greek society from the pandemic, by turning their sirens on in an additional ...


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Easter Hit by COVID-19 Too, Churches Closed, Lamb Sales Plunge

ATHENS – It will be a somber Easter in Greece this year with churches closed over the COVID-19 Coronavirus and social distancing guidelines keeping families […] The post Easter Hit by COVID-19 Too, Churches Closed, Lamb Sales Plunge appeared first on The National Herald.


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COVID-19 Brings Changes in Greek University Entrance Exams

ATHENS – With schools closed under measures aimed at slowing the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, senior high school students will be tested on their […] The post COVID-19 Brings Changes in Greek University Entrance Exams appeared first on The National Herald.


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Albanians with Greek Residence Documents Were Denied Entrance

TIRANA, Albania – Forty Albanian citizens waiting at the two border crossings with Greece were let in and accommodated at hotels under quarantine for 14 […] The post Albanians with Greek Residence Documents Were Denied Entrance appeared first on The National Herald.


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Turkey Claims 148,763 Migrants Crossed Greece’s Border

Without offering any proof, Turkey’s National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said tha 148,763 migrants crossed the northwestern land border into Greece after they were sent […] The post Turkey Claims 148,763 Migrants Crossed Greece’s Border appeared first on The National Herald.


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Coronavirus Measures Have a Positive Impact on the Environment, Greek Scientists Say

ATHENS – Measures to restrict traffic in order to reduce the spread of coronavirus have begun to have a positive impact on the environment and […] The post Coronavirus Measures Have a Positive Impact on the Environment, Greek Scientists Say appeared first on The National Herald.


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Asylum Min: Greek Gov’t Has Emergency Plan for COVID-19 Cases in Refugee Camps

ATHENS – The government has an emergency plan to deal with coronavirus cases, both in refugee and migrant accommodation facilities and in local communities, Migration […] The post Asylum Min: Greek Gov’t Has Emergency Plan for COVID-19 Cases in Refugee Camps appeared first on The National Herald.


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Americans Caught in GREEK Lockdown Left On Their Own

If they do not, “GREEK authorities may impose a fine of 600 or 1,200 Euros ($652.19-$1304.39) per person upon departure, depending on the length of ...


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