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Nip Vann: Outlaw on the Big Screen

Napoleon Blackstone "Nip" Vann had a dramatic life both on and off screen. He worked in traveling Wild West shows and early Western silent films, along with Tom Mix and other notables.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Brooklynvegan

A Victim of Society releasing debut LP

If you're from North America and you're not familiar with Athens, Greece psychedelic rock duo A Victim of Society , they may be familiar to some of your favorite psych bands.

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CBS News

Man in Greece diagnosed with MERS

A man in Athens, Greece was recently admitted to intensive care at a local hospital and diagnosed with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, according to local health officials and the World Health Organization.

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EKathimerini

Greek leftists opt for 'more suitable' Euro Parliament candidate

SYRIZA confirmed on Tuesday, following some two weeks of deliberations, that Thrace-based Roma activist Sabiha Suleiman will not stand as a candidate with the leftist party in the May 25 European Parliament elections.

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EKathimerini

Eurostat to confirm the size of 2013 primary surplus

Eurostat is expected on Wednesday to ratify the 2013 primary budget surplus, which will serve as the trigger for the further lightening of the Greek debt.

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Asbury Park Press

Imagine you're in Greece at Olive restaurant

Manuel Mastrominas and his partners want their version of Mediterranean cuisine represented in downtown Freehold's eclectic restaurant scene.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

EKathimerini

Tunnel boring for Thessaloniki metro to resume after two years of inactivity

The two tunnel boring machines that are being used to construct the Thessaloniki metro are to start work again after almost two years, it was revealed on Tuesday.

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EKathimerini

Turkey's Turcas looking to buy gas from East Med's Leviathan field

Turkish fuel retailer Turcas said on Tuesday its gas unit has begun nonbinding talks with another company to jointly procure natural gas from the Leviathan field in the Eastern Mediterranean for Turkish markets.

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Daily Kos

Legal versus Moral Responsibility

On his three day visit to Greece starting March 5, 2014, the German president Joachim Gauck visited the village of Ligiades, near the town of Ioannina, where German troops massacred 92 of its 96 residents in 1943, and the Ioannina synagogue where he met the only two surviving members of the Jewish community from 1944, Esthir Cohen and Janet Sevi.

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EurekAlert!

The world's largest heart failure congress

Sophia Antipolis, 22 April 2014. The latest scientific advances and emerging therapies in heart failure will be showcased at Heart Failure 2014, the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology .

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Derry Today

Young psychologist to travel to Greece with A21

A psychologist from the Waterside will be travelling to Thessaloniki in Greece next month to work with the international charity A21.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS 47

One dead, three US citizens hurt after Greek Easter celebration

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL ATHENS, Greece - Greek police say one person has died and several have been seriously injured in separate incidents during Easter celebrations.

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EKathimerini

Man arrested over 68,000 packets of contraband cigaretttes

A 57-year-old man was arrested in Thessaloniki on Sunday after being found in possession of 68,000 packets of contraband cigarettes.

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EmilyStyle

Good Friday and Easter Holy Week Celebrations in Athens, Greece

It was fun to be in Athens for Holy Week from Palm Sunday to Good Friday! Easter is the biggest holiday of the year in the Greek Orthodox Church and the city celebrates will all kinds of events.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNN

A Unique Easter Tradition in the Cyclades Island of Paros

There are many reasons to love the holiday of Easter. Here is mine: while Christmas nowadays is more or less the same everywhere - a truly globalized event, celebrated from Alaska to Zimbabwe with decorated pine trees, Silent Night and a jolly fat man in red pyjamas - Easter has managed to preserve its diversity, its many ancient faces and ... (more)

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Rockets fly over the bell towel of Panagia Erithiani church, during Greek Orthodox Easter celebrations on the eastern Aegean island of Chios on April 19, 2014.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Dining Out: Estia Greek Taverna brings Greek Islands to the Garden State

When you step inside Estia Greek Taverna in Marlton , the first thing you notice is the beautiful interior.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

EKathimerini

Greece offers to help find Turkish F-16 lost in 1996

Greece officially offered on Thursday to assist Turkey in its efforts to locate and salvage a Turkish Air Force fighter jet which crashed in the Aegean almost 20 years ago.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Easter fun seekers

The financial crisis may have a strong hold on Cyprus but it appears more people than last year will be using the Easter break to go on holiday.

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EKathimerini

Seven arrested over Toumba violence

Seven people were arrested Wednesday in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, in connection to violence ahead of the Greek Cup semi-final second leg match between PAOK and Olympiakos soccer clubs.

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