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  1. About the Icelanders 9: Traffic cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Iceland Weather Report

    ... driving culture as nerve-wracking as in Iceland. And this was a man whose previous postings included Athens, Greece and parts of Africa. The main reason for his terror was the unpredictability of Icelandic drivers. This is something that frequently ...

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  2. Flame of Hope ignited for 2015 Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    LAST week the Flame of Hope was lit, according to tradition, in Athens, Greece before being flown to the United States to begin it's journey to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. The flame was scheduled to arrive in Philadelphia on May 19, and from there three torches were to be lit and simultaneously carried across the United States as part of the Unified Relay Across America, presented by Bank of America, from May 26 to July 10. The flame will then be passed over to the World Games Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg team to be taken to the Opening Ceremony of the Games on July 25. Jamaica will be among a handful of countries entrusted with taking the Flame of Hope inside the stadium during the Opening Ceremony.

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  3. Greece faces June 5 default without bailout dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Greece will not be able to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund early next month unless a deal is reached with its creditors to unblock bailout funds, the governing party's parliament spokesman said Wednesday. Nikos Filis said the government would give priority to the payment of salaries, pensions and the general running costs of the state rather than the IMF repayment... ATHENS, Greece - -- Greece will not be able to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund early next month unless a deal is reached with its creditors to unblock bailout funds, the governing party's parliament spokesman said Wednesday.

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  4. Three summer bear events in EuropeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Xtra!

    England's seaside gay hotspot Brighton kicks off summer with a three-day weekend of Brit bear action, Jun 19 to Jun 21. Local Euro bears open their dens to their international brothers at these woofy annual gatherings, making them great opportunities not only to see new places but to meet new friends at the same time. Haircules Athens, Greece June Since 2010, Athenian bears have been welcoming their international friends to the Greek capital for several days of late spring Hairculean fun.

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  5. Husband of murdered maid reveals how he knocked on door of DC...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... of the Savopouloses before their murder. Inside Edition unearthed video of the two at an upscale wedding in Athens, Greece, in 2012, due to air in its Thursday and Friday episodes. As police continued their hunt, Jarred Brooks, 31, a neighbor of the ...

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  6. 05mayRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | AAPG Explorer

    ... in early June for the AAPG European Region Energy Conference and Exhibition, which will be held Nov. 18-21 in Athens, Greece. Mobile ...

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  7. 24-hour strike held to demand back pay in GreeceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    Doctors, nurses and ambulance staff from Greece's public hospitals and health centers protest outside the Health Ministry in Athens, Greece, on May 20, 2015. Hospital staff started a 24-hour strike to demand back pay and to denounce understaffing and underfunding of national health service.

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  8. Museum and Dining Tips for Your Next Visit to BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Barron's

    ... been like. Marble statue of river god Ilissos from the West pediment of the Parthenon. Designed by Phidias, Athens, Greece, 438BC-432BC. Height 81cm x 189cm. And, lastly, the headless and legless torso of the river god Ilissos, which should have ...

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  9. Tsipras Hopes to Agree Outlines of Fresh Aid Deal in RigaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gestures while delivering a speech during `The Economist` conference `Europe: the comeback? Greece: how resilient?` in Athens, Greece, 15 May 2015. Photo EPA/BGNES Greece 's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet German and French leaders in Riga this week to try to win consent for a joint statement that could give him more leeway in talks with international lenders and give a breath of air to his cash-strapepd government.

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  10. Greece Risks Being Unable to Make Next Payment Unless Deal is ReachedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sofia News Agency

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras talks with Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis during the annual meeting of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises members at the Athens Concert Hall, in Athens, Greece, 18 May 2015. Photo: EPA Greece risks being unable to make the next payment to the International Monetary Fund , which is due on June 5, unless a deal is reached with its international creditors.

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  11. Greece can't repay IMF without deal, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KAUZ

    ... has been struggling to agree on reforms that creditors require in return for funds from the country... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece will not be able to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund early next month unless a deal is reached with ...

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  12. 2nd International Conference on Turkey and Turkish Studies, 29-30...Read the original story

    Wednesday | World News Report

    ... Turkey & Director, Human Development Research Division, ATINER, 8 Valaoritou Street, Kolonaki, 10671 Athens, Greece. Tel.: + 30 210 363-4210, Fax: + 30 210 3634209. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional ...

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  13. Hillary Clinton speaks to US Embassy employees in Athens, Greece on July 18, 2011.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | National Journal

    Hillary Rodham Clinton 2.0 is far more liberal than the centrist who ran in 2008 because: her views have evolved with time; she has long been a closet liberal and this is her authentic self; she's an opportunistic phony. As somebody who has known and observed this complex public figure for nearly 30 years, I am open to being convinced that any one of those rationales are true.

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  14. Greece says it needs bailout deal by end of MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... is "no possibility of retreat" on demands to further axe pensions and wages. Photo: Petros Giannakouris, AP ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's cash-strapped government signaled Monday it needs a deal with bailout lenders by the end of the month to avoid ...

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  15. The 4th International Conference on Quantitative and Qualitative...Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | American Statistical Association

    ... RENCE: TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ATHENS (TEI ATHENS) AGIOU SPIRIDONOS Str., P.C. 122 10, EGALEO, ATHENS, GREECE Scientific Coordinator: Prof. Christos Frangos

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  16. Trinity College Graduation 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Georgio Papadeas, Jr. of Athens, Greece, wanted to make sure his mother knew how much he appreciated her cooking after spending four years at Trinity College during the 189th Commencement ceremonies in Hartford Sunday afternoon. Papadeas gave the class remarks and spoke about the things he "Won't miss after graduating from Trinity."

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  17. What were they inking? See the weird and wonderful body art on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Daily Mail

    ... by Johnny Depp in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise, at the annual Athens Tattoo Convention in Athens, Greece A tattoo enthusiast shows off his heavily-inked face (left) while Guinness World Record holder Rolf Buchholz, 56, displays his ...

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  18. Greece's Tsipras insists "very close" to deal with lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... is "no possibility of retreat" on demands to further axe pensions and wages. Photo: Petros Giannakouris, AP ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras late Friday said his country's left-wing government is "very close" to reaching a ...

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  19. Greece says court bid for Parthenon Marbles still an optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... 15, 2015. Xydakis says he has not ruled out court action for the return of the ancient Parthenon Sculptu... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's culture minister said Friday he has not ruled out court action to try and force the return of the ancient ...

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  20. A look back at Josh Hamilton, Jordan Spieth, and Johnny Manziel on the Late Show with David LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Dallas Morning News

    ... actor Tom Hanks did break out his Jimmy Johnson impression. After competing in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, Carly Patterson (Hometown: Allen, Texas) went to the Ed Sullivan Theater to show off her three Olympic medals. She won gold in ...

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