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  1. Ap Photos: Top pictures from Europe and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Friday, April 24, 2015 file photo, people lay flowers at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, as they mark the centenary of the mass killings, in Yerevan, Armenia. On Friday, Armenians marked the centenary of what historians estimate to be the slaughter of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event widely viewed by scholars as genocide.

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  2. Ap Photos: Top pictures from Europe and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Miami Herald

    A boat carrying hundreds of migrants to Europe capsized off Libya in what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy, with survivors arriving in Italy last week and the EU holding an emergency summit to combat smugglers and stem the tide of migration. The disaster also put the focus on Syrians and others seeking refugee status in Europe who illegally cross into Greece from Turkey on their way to other European destinations.

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  3. Cyprus central bank head says ready to act if Greece spills overRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | EKathimerini

    FRANKFURT/NICOSIA - Cyprus is ready to react to any spillover from the crisis in Greece, the governor of the island's central bank said on Tuesday, adding the two countries were decoupling in the eyes of international markets. Chrystalla Georghadji's written remarks, sent on Tuesday in response to questions from Reuters, underline concerns among Cypriot policymakers amid heightened uncertainty over Greece's future in the euro zone.

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  4. Greek shares outperform amid bailout deal hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | EKathimerini

    Greek shares outperformed their European counterparts Tuesday amid mounting hopes of a breakthrough in the country's tortuous discussions with creditors. Elsewhere, profit-taking and jitters ahead of a run of U.S. data and the start of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting kept sentiment in check.

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  5. Railway workers join ferry staff in Labor Day strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | EKathimerini

    Trainose, the company responsible for operating Greece's national and suburban rail network, on Tuesday announced that workers will be going on strike on Friday in observance of May 1 Labor Day. LONDON - Greek shares outperformed their European counterparts Tuesday amid mounting hopes of a breakthrough in the country's tortuous discussions with creditors.

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  6. Minister calls for resignations over television blackoutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Alternate Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spirtzis on Tuesday called for the resignation of the entire Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission following a television blackout that lasted several hours earlier in the day. Most parts of Greece on Tuesday could not get a signal for major channels such as Mega, Skai, Antenna and Star after signal provider Digea experienced a technical glitch.

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  7. Austrian FinMin hopes Greek debt team reshuffle brings progressRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling hopes Greece's new negotiating team will make faster progress in debt talks with international creditors and that negotiations do not go back to square one, he said on Tuesday. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled the negotiating team after a meeting with eurozone finance ministers last week brought little progress.

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  8. TV screens in Greece go blank as digital provider suffers technical glitchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Television screens around Greece went blank around 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday as the country's digital signal provider, Digea, said it was trying to repair a "serious technical glitch." "Because of a serious technical fault in the reception and digitization of the signals of channels broadcasting nationally, the digital signal has been temporarily interrupted," Digea said in an announcement.

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  9. Bank of France chief says negotiating team reshuffle could help progressRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    A reshuffle of Greece's team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, widely seen as an effort to relegate Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, could help discussions, Bank of France chief Christian Noyer said on Tuesday. "He's creating a number of tensions so that can certainly help the negotiations - but it doesn't change the substance at all.

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  10. Coeure says Grexit not a scenario ECB is working onRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The European Central Bank is making no plans for a Greek exit from the eurozone, ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure said in a magazine interview. "The exit of Greece is not a scenario we are working on," Coeure was quoted as telling French magazine Alternatives Economiques.

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  11. COMMENTARY: The Good, the Bad and the UglyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    It is so exhausting and unpleasant for average Greek citizens to keep hearing for weeks now that the countryA's cash reserves will run out in two months, one month, next week, and especially when this is reported in a snide manner.

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  12. Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out early elections if the dragging negotiations fail. Alexis Tsipras told private Star TV that he believes a first agreement can be struck by the end of next week, which can then be ratified by Greece's European partners.

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  13. Greek gov't drafting multi-bill after overhauling negotiating teamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The government on Monday announced a shake-up of the team negotiating with the countryA's international creditors, after Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis came under fierce criticism from his eurozone peers at a summit in Riga last week due to a lack of progress. Authorities also heralded a multi-bill that is to feature a batch of reforms that the government hopes it can pass through Parliament to secure the release of much-needed rescue loans.

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  14. Rethymno defeats in-form AEK on CreteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    AGO Rethymnou put an end to a positive string of results for in-form AEK, while PAOK survived a strong challenge by Kolossos Rhodes in Thessaloniki in yet another exciting weekend of basketball action in the A1 league, even without the two giants, Panathinaikos and Olympiakos playing. Rethymno edged out AEK with an 80-79 victory at home to climb to the sixth spot after coming from behind in a very entertaining game on Saturday on Crete.

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  15. Athens tourism should grow unless stability is threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The number of international tourists visiting Athens will continue to grow in 2015 provided that stability and a sense of security in Greece can be maintained, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis told a press conference marking the opening of the third annual Travel Trade Athens on Monday. Kaminis said a record 3,000 meetings were arranged between Greek and foreign professionals, opening new avenues for the capitalA's tourism economy.

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  16. Supermarket sector sees turnover decline and more concentrationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    GreeceA's supermarket and cash and carry sector has declined at an annual rate of 3.7 percent over the last four years, hit A- albeit to a lesser degree than other domains in the countryA's economy A- by the financial crisis and a drop in demand, according to an annual survey conducted by ICAP. The crisis started to impact on the sector in 2010, when 20 years of consecutive growth came to an end, with a 1.4 percent annual drop in turnover.

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  17. Local retailers bracing for yet another Sunday battleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The conflict between small and big players in commerce has been rekindled by a law provision allowing stores to open this Sunday, May 3, as it is the first Sunday of the spring sales period. The National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce has not only offered its full backing to member-federations that have decided against the operation of retail stores this coming Sunday, but has called on all traders to keep their shops shut.

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  18. Greek converter adds second MPS flexo pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Label & Narrow Web

    Etpa Packaging is the largest Greek label printer, and also a major player in the region's flexible packaging sector. MPS has announced another EF flexo press sale to Etpa Packaging in Athens, Greece.

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  19. Editors announce 40 date tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Music-News.com

    Editors are back. When a fan discovered a new track 'No Harm' hidden on the current Play It Again Sam compilation and shared it with the world, the first fruit of the band's recording sessions in the remote Western highlands of Scotland was available to hear.

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  20. Events and marches commemorate Armenian Genocide centennial in GreeceRead the original story

    Sunday | Groong

    Events and marches commemorate Armenian Genocide centennial in Greece 17:11 25/04/2015 >> SOCIETY A memorial service was held on Friday in Nea Smyrni, south of Athens, as well as a march to the Turkish Embassy, to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide, according to Greek Reporter. The service was held at the memorial of the genocide victims at Chryssostomou Smyrnis Square on Friday afternoon, where the ambassador of the Republic of Armenia laid a wreath, and then marchers gathered at Syntagma Square before marching to the embassy.

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