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  1. 24 hours in a fuel tankRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    Three refugees from the war in Syria, Said, Anas, and Badi, met in Turkey and crossed into Greece - but they wanted to go further. With money running out and their families in Turkey relying on them to find a new home, they made a last-ditch attempt to get into Italy.

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  2. Conifer cousin produces insect-attracting droplets at full moonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... having conducted four years of research, New Scientist reported. When they went to study the plants in Macedonia, Greece and Dalmatia in Croatia in 2013, they were baffled as to why the orbs were not there, but after abandoning their field work to ...

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  3. Greek anti-establishment protesters occupy buildings, enter Parl't groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Anti-establishment protesters occupied several public buildings in Greece and briefly entered the grounds of parliament in Athens on Wednesday, calling for the release of jailed members of a Marxist group. "They managed to pass the police in the entrance and they approached one of the main gates of the building, the one that lawmakers and the ministers use to enter the parliament,A a parliamentary official told Reuters, saying they left after about five minutes.

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  4. Families are singled out for their wartime contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Oxford Mail

    We reported that a Mrs Lord, of Magdalen Road, Oxford, had six sons and six nephews fighting the Germans - and received a letter from King George V praising her family's contribution to the war. Meanwhile, the Hirons family from Bicester had five sons in the forces, only one of whom survived.

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  5. Guest Column: March 25 and the Greek War of independenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun Advocate

    It was, first of all, the Feast of the Annunciation for Orthodox Christians. On this date the Orthodox Church celebrates the appearance of the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, announcing that she would give birth to Christ the Savior.

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  6. Eight Bulgarians charged in swoop against Islamic State supportersRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    Eight Bulgarians have been charged with propagating an extremist religious ideology and incitement to war, prosecutors said on Tuesday, as investigations continued into suspected sympathizers of the Islamic State group. Six men were detained in a police swoop in the southern towns of Plovdiv, Pazardzhik and Asenovgrad after new evidence was found following Islamic State-related arrests last year.

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  7. Shops to open Sunday ahead of Easter holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EKathimerini

    Retail stores will have the option to stay open on Sunday ahead of the Easter break next week, the Confederation of Greek Commerce said on Tuesday, following reactions from some professionals against Sunday operation. According to the decision, shops, mainly on high streets, and supermarkets will be open this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Athens and Thessaloniki, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Piraeus.

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  8. Seven Arrested in Bulgaria's Pazardzhik, Plovdiv for Preaching Radical Islam on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sofia News Agency

    Seven people were arrested early on Tuesday in the Roma neighborhoods of Plovdiv and Pazardzhik for preaching radical Islam on Facebook. The arrests were made in the Roma districts of Plovdiv, Asenovgrad, and Pazardzhik under the supervision of the prosecuting authority, according to reports of the Focus news agency.

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  9. Road Infrastructure Agency Chief Decries Prolonged UnderfundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sofia News Agency

    Lazar Lazarov , Chairman of the Management Board of Bulgaria's Road Infrastructure Agency , has complained of the decades-long underfunding of the unit. In a Tuesday interview for the morning broadcast of Nova TV, he pointed out that the only source of revenues for the RIA road repair budget were vignette stickers.

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  10. A Case of Coronary-Cameral Fistulae Involving All Three Major...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Circulation

    From Third Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece ; Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece ; and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA . Correspondence to Nikolaos Fragakis, MD, PhD, 3rd Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 49 Konstantinoupoleos St, 546 42 Thessaloniki, Greece.

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  11. Vaxon Biotech SA Appoints Founder And Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. As CEORead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | BioSpace

    Vaxon Biotech, a company specialized in anti-tumor immunotherapy, today announces the appointment of company founder Dr. Konstantinos Kosmatopoulos, MD, PhD, as CEO. Kostas moves from his current role as chief scientific officer.

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  12. Flooding in Serres after river bursts its banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    The flooding has taken place in the Municipality of Visaltia. Local authorities said that flood defences built by the army were not able to withstand the rising water level.

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  13. Claim of responsibility for Athens police precinct attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    The attack led to four vehicles being burned and, according to the claim of responsibility published online, a policeman firing a warning shot into the air. In the claim for the attack, the authors make reference to Lambros Fountas, an anarchist killed in a shootout with police in March 2010.

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  14. Work on tram extension begins in PiraeusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    Drivers are advised to follow the diversions put in place by authorities. The work on the tram extension from the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Neo Faliro is scheduled to last until October 2016.

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  15. Greece's OPAP 2014 profit jumps on new games, cost cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    Greece's OPAP, Europe's second biggest gambling firm based on market value, on Monday reported an annual 41 percent rise in 2014 net profit, boosted by the launch of new games and cost savings. A six-year recession at home had hurt OPAP in previous years but cost containment by its new management which took over after the firm was fully privatised has helped.

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  16. Greece says not backing down on debt relief goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    Greece has not given up on its aim to renegotiate its debt to render it manageable, the country's deputy finance minister said on Monday as talks between Athens and its lenders on reforms to unlock aid continue. "The government has not abandoned any claim regarding its aim to make the country's debt viable,A Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas told financial daily Naftemporiki.

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  17. European stock-index futures rise as investors look to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    European stock-index futures advanced, indicating equities may extend gains, as investors watch Greece for any details on efforts to secure more funds and avoid fiscal collapse. Futures on the Euro Stoxx 50 Index expiring in June gained 0.3 percent to 3,616 at 7:09 a.m. in London.

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  18. Banks write off old debts worth billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | EKathimerini

    The countryA's four main banks were forced to write off old and expired debts of more than 2.5 billion euros last year in an effort to clean up their financial accounts, abandoning expected revenues whose collection they deemed unlikely. According to figures from Alpha, Piraeus and Eurobank, the three systemic lenders wrote off nonperforming loans adding up to more than 2.3 billion euros, up from just 504 million euros in 2013.

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  19. Undeclared labor flourishing as inspections are insufficientRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | EKathimerini

    Hundreds of thousands of workers remain invisible to the social security system and the state as they continue to provide undeclared labor to their employers, thereby feeding the deficits of the system and depriving it of at least 2 billion euros per year. The issue of illegal labor has grown into a nightmare for Greece.

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  20. Timeline of African migrants' 10-day Balkan journey on footRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | ETaiwanNews.com

    A journey by African migrants as they tried to reach the European Union through the Balkans ended largely in defeat after a 10-day, 200-kilometer hike. But weeks later a dogged, lucky few finally reached their EU destination of Hungary.

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