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2 hrs ago | CNN

Bagpipes and snail hunting: Greece tourism shifts gears

Tour company Alternative Athens organizes quirky walks around the Greek capital, including a graffiti tour and an "enchanted forest" visit outside of the city.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Greece evacuates embassy staff, foreign nationals from Libya

Greece safely evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early on Friday with a navy frigate sailing back to the Greek port of Piraeus, its defence ministry said.

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4 hrs ago | Marine News

Greek Warship Evacuates Libya Personnel

Greece safely evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early on Friday with a navy frigate sailing back to the Greek port of Piraeus, its defence ministry said.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

EKathimerini

The Greek summer experience, with learning to boot

Harrison Blackman had never been abroad before, but heA'd always wanted to see the ancient sites and cities in Greece, so when he saw that a professor from Princeton University would be teaching a summer class in Greece, he jumped at the opportunity to study abroad.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

EKathimerini

Trainose sale is not on track

The issue of state subsidies to Greek railway operator Trainose is a long way from being resolved, according to Vladimir Yakunin, the president of Russian Railways, which has expressed an interest in acquiring the firm.

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EKathimerini

Greeks Gone West: Kristina Tremonti

A'Greeks Gone WestA' is a series of video vignettes the US Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the US.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

EKathimerini

Doomful Placebo play southern Athens roof-top venue

PlaceboA's fans in Greece are expected to welcome the brilliantly doomful band on Friday, August 8, as part of their international tour, for a one-time performance at the Peace and Friendship stadium in Neo Faliro, on the southern Athens coast.

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EKathimerini

Athens-Thessaloniki KTEL bus tickets available online from mid-August

Passengers using the KTEL inter-city buses to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens will be able to book their tickets electronically from mid-August, it was announced on Monday.

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EKathimerini

August 2 expected to be Greek tourism's D-day

Greece is anticipating travel receipts as high as 6 billion euros over the next two months thanks to the increased tourism activity observed this summer.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

EKathimerini

French tourist dies after falling off balcony in Crete

A 45-year-old French tourist vacationing in Iraklio, Crete, with her husband died on Sunday after falling off the third-floor balcony of the hotel the couple was staying at, the state-run Athens-Macedonia News Agency reported.

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EKathimerini

Weighing all the factors

Certain people in the know continue to believe that snap elections will take place in the fall.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Marine News

ISS's Innovative Series of New Travel Apps for Cruise Industry

Inchcape Shipping Services the world's leading maritime services provider, has launched an innovative series of travel apps for the cruise industry in Greece, covering the major ports and islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Kefalonia, Corfu and Syros.

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EKathimerini

Thessaloniki producing a homegrown brand of manga

A group of writers , and cartoonists in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are making a splash with manga fans by producing their own online series, which has already drawn 700,000 views from around the world.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

EKathimerini

Greeks Gone West: Ted Maglaris

A'Greeks Gone WestA' is a series of video vignettes the US Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the US.

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The Washington Post

Troubles in Ukraine? Yes there are, but not for tourists

Pro-Russia rebels. A downed passenger airplane. Surface-to-air missiles. A ruthless leader whose name sounds like a mispronunciation of a popular French Canadian dish.

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EKathimerini

Hardouvelis to push for milestones target

The multi-bill covering the prior actions required for the disbursement of the summerA's second sub-tranche is an immediate priority for the government, but it is not the only one.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EKathimerini

Tale of Greek woman gone rogue to premiere at Locarno

A'A Blast,A' a new feature film by director Syllas Tzoumerkas, will premiere at the 67th Locarno Film Festival at the beginning of August.

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EKathimerini

From the bougatsan to the cronut, hybrid pastries are the word

Cronut lovers will be pleased to know that the delicious pastry has now reached Greek shores.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EKathimerini

Traders say last weekend proved Sunday opening is pointless

About 40 percent of retail stores remained closed last Sunday, while consumer traffic in most commercial districts was subdued, according to a survey conducted by the Commerce and Services Institute of the National Confederation of Greek Commerce .

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Elginism

Preview screening of Promakhos - a film about the Parthenon Marbles

I was fortunate enough to be invited last week to a preview screening for the film Promakhos, which I have already written about previously here .

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