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  1. High-speed rail link expands beyond bordersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | China Daily

    Premier Li Keqiang is playing the role of "high-speed train ambassador" again during his ongoing visits in Europe as leading officials from China, Hungary, Serbia and Macedonia agreed on Wednesday to build a land-sea express route by expanding the Budapest-Belgrade rail line to Skopje, Athens and the major container port of Piraeus in Greece. The agreement follows the China-Thailand high-speed railway cooperative program that Thailand has approved.

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  2. 'Planned railroad won't end up like South Stream'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | B92

    Serbia would have to spend between EUR 350 and 400 million on the Belgrade-Budapest railroad, Deputy Prime Minister Zorana Mihajlovic has said. Mihajlovic, who is also minister of construction, transport and infrastructure, told the Politika newspaper that the state will not borrow to fund this infrastructure project, and "counts on covering our part from privatization revenues."

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  3. PAOK loss at Giannina brings Olympiakos to within a pointRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The bad losses that PAOK and Panathinaikos suffered on the road on Thursday allowed Olympiakos to gain significant ground on the table and come to within one point from the top after the midweek set of Super League fixtures. PAS Giannina, who had held Olympiakos to a 2-2 draw in Piraeus, dismissed visiting PAOK with 3-0 score with a remarkable display at the Zosimades stadium of Ioannina.

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  4. Number plates, driving licenses to be returned for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The Public Order Ministry on Thursday announced that drivers who have had their licenses or number plates revoked for minor traffic violations committed up until Friday can get them back after paying the accompanying fine. The measure, aimed at helping drivers get around during the holidays, does not apply in the case of major violations such as drunk driving, speeding or running a red light.

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  5. Absurd And UnrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    That was the message Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, delivered regarding the recent vocal surge of anti-Semitic sentiments in Greece, mainly through the Golden Dawn Party, which now hold seats in the Greek Parliament. But Rabbi Cooper painted a picture that is both strikingly concerning and also improving, one in which there is much anti-Semitic talk on the one hand and blossoming Greek-Israel relations on the other.

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  6. Opinion: Can Culture Transcend Russia-West Conflict?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The St. Petersburg Times

    While the West is eager to punish Putin over Ukraine, many were outraged when the British Museum decided to lend Russia one of the most esteemed vestiges of Western art and civilization: the Parthenon marbles. The British Museum announced its loan of the statue of Greek river god Ilissos to the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, marking the first time any of the British Museum's collection of the marbles has left Britain.

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  7. While the West is eager to punish Putin over Ukraine, many were...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The St. Petersburg Times

    While the West is eager to punish Putin over Ukraine, many were outraged when the British Museum decided to lend Russia one of the most esteemed vestiges of Western art and civilization: the Parthenon marbles. The British Museum announced its loan of the statue of Greek river god Ilissos to the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, marking the first time any of the British Museum's collection of the marbles has left Britain.

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  8. Stores will open on Dec 28, but traders aren't too happy about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    It has emerged that commercial stores will be officially allowed to open on the last Sunday of the year, December 28, as the Development Ministry submitted an amendment to its multi-bill in Parliament on Wednesday. Brought forward for discussion in the House due to its urgency, the draft law will be voted on Thursday so that the clause on the Sunday opening will apply immediately.

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  9. The North America Office of Duesseldorf Tourism and Duesseldorf...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    The preparations for the 13th annual METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf on April 26, 2015, are in full swing as more international participants discover the attractive route each year. The event even received the "Marathon Flame" at the Athens Marathon this year, elevating the Dusseldorf Marathon into the ranks of international marathon royalty and making official what 16,000 participants and more already know: It's one of the best young marathon events and routes in the world.

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  10. Tourism bookings post 50 pct fall in recent periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | EKathimerini

    The political turmoil of the last 10 days has led to a decline in new tourism bookings for next year by as much as 50 percent, said the head of the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises , Andreas Andreadis, on Tuesday. A'We observe that this picture of uncertainty is being transmitted by the international media, putting the countryA's European achievements in doubt in spite of the heavy sacrifices the Greek people have undergone,A' read the message issued by SETE and its member associations after an extraordinary crisis meeting on Tuesday.

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  11. Salaries have bottomed out this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | EKathimerini

    Salaries in Greece appear to be bottoming out this year, with a rise expected in 2015 for the first time after a long period, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority . Figures published by ELSTAT on Tuesday showed that in the third quarter of 2014 the general salary index posted a seasonally unadjusted increase after 16 quarters of continued decline.

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  12. Pappas helps Greens overcome ArisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | EKathimerini

    An impressive Nikos Pappas averted an upset by Aris and ensured Panathinaikos retained its perfect record on Tuesday, one day after Olympiakos thrashed Panionios at Nea Smyrni for the Basket League. Pappas scored 23 points to lead Panathinaikos to a 76-69 victory over visiting Aris, despite the absence of captain Dimitris Diamantidis.

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  13. Greek politician panned for saying Jews don't pay taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Times of Israel

    A prominent Greek Jewish communal organization condemned a right-wing politician after he claimed that Jews don't pay taxes. Panos Kammenos, leader of the small right-wing Independent Greeks Party, made the comment Monday during an interview on the Antenna television channel.

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  14. Greek Jews Slam Right-Wing Politician for Saying Jews Don't Pay TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Forward

    Panos Kammenos, leader of the small Independent Greeks Party, made the comment Monday during an interview on the Antenna television channel. "It is a disgrace that a leader of a party in Parliament does not know that Greek Jews are equal citizens and subject to the all the rights and obligations of every citizen," the statement said, noting that Jewish institutions were governed by the same tax obligations as the Church.

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  15. the famous landmarkRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | TrekEarth

    This is the Athens Acropolis rock with the Parthenon on top of it. This is the most renowned and recognizable landmark of my country, Greece. I think it is well-known, worldwide. Let's just admire it. Thank you for visiting.

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  16. Gingering up Christmas with all things spiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Black Country Bugle

    AT this time of year ginger is a must have ingredient on our Christmas food shopping list. Whether we're making gingerbread, Christmas cake, pudding or mulled wine, it's a vital part of the seasonal, culinary toolkit.

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  17. Exclusive Christmas offers at Thessaloniki's City HotelRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PR Log

    Christmas - a wonderful time of year wherever in the world one may be, is especially beautiful in Greece's foremost northern city, Thessaloniki. s City Hotel through any one of its phenomenal enchanting Christmas offers.

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  18. UN urges EU to take refugees despite anti-migrant protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Russia Taday

    Refugees arriving in Europe from war-torn Syria asking for asylum are putting an additional burden for the EU, whose economy is in crisis and where xenophobia is on the rise. Over three million people, according to humanitarian organization Migrants' Rights Network, have left Syria due to the war, and some of them headed to the EU asking for asylum.

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  19. Documentary traces the musical legacy of the great Nikos XylourisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | EKathimerini

    For three successive generations, the family of the legendary Cretan singer-songwriter Nikos Xylouris and his brother, the equally famous Antonis Xylouris, known as Psarantonis, have kept the Aegean islandA's music tradition alive, adapting and spreading it to thousands of people around the world. A'A Family Affair,A' a new documentary due to open at local theaters on January 8, tells the story of the multi-talented Xylouris family by zooming in on Psarantonis, his son Psarogiorgis and his children, who are at university in Melbourne, Australia.

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  20. Luxury Travel Magazine Praises Arrangements Abroad's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PRWeb

    What's the latest trend in luxury cruising? A dash of adventure -- which travelers will find on Arrangements Abroad's luxury cruise from Istanbul to Athens, with stops at important sites of antiquity and on-board lectures by bestselling author Steven Pinker and other prominent experts. "The chance to cruise on a historic sailing ship to major sites from classical antiquity, see iconic Istanbul, and swim in the Aegean make this the trip of a lifetime.

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