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News on Greece continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

6 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Doomful Placebo play southern Athens roof-top venue

PlaceboA's fans in Greece are expected to welcome the brilliantly doomful band on Friday, August 8, as part of their international tour, for a one-time performance at the Peace and Friendship stadium in Neo Faliro, on the southern Athens coast.

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10 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Greek privatization fund to get new management, says Finance Ministry

Greeces state privatisation fund is to be overhauled for the fifth time in two years, the finance ministry said on Monday, as it announced plans to seek new management.

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10 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Stanley Dwight Long

Stanley Dwight Long of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at his residence at the age of 82. He was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 41 years where he was a member of Winona Lake Free Methodist Church.

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13 hrs ago | Marine News

Diana Shipping Invests in Diana Containerships

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase shares of the common stock of Diana Containerships Inc. for an aggregate purchase price of $40 million.

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19 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Tree collapses in village square, killing nine-year-old boy

A nine-year-old boy has been killed in a village in central Greece after a plane tree collapsed on top of him.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

In Greece, Philippi made history

King Philip II had a wider vision for establishing the new city of Philippi in the 4th century B.C.E. than just another outpost in his expanding Macedonian kingdom.

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Examiner.com

Cruising aboard the Louis Cristal to Greece, Turkey

When I was in grade school, I was always the kid who eagerly awaited the newest issue of National Geographic magazine.

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Jamaica Observer

Changing lives with 'democratic art'

BORN in Greece of Egyptian and Syrian heritage, Marianna Farag has travelled the globe, from Paris and Switzerland to New York in the west.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Marine News

ISS's Innovative Series of New Travel Apps for Cruise Industry

Inchcape Shipping Services the world's leading maritime services provider, has launched an innovative series of travel apps for the cruise industry in Greece, covering the major ports and islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Kefalonia, Corfu and Syros.

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EKathimerini

Thessaloniki producing a homegrown brand of manga

A group of writers , and cartoonists in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are making a splash with manga fans by producing their own online series, which has already drawn 700,000 views from around the world.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Gallery: First World War - Robert and Arthur Dale of Tattingstone were true brothers in arms

While the Great War memorials dotted around East Anglia honour many of those who died, there are thousands of others whose names are not etched in stone.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Marine News

Asia VLCC Rates Could Nudge Higher on Activity

Rates for very large crude carriers on key Asian freight routes could hold steady or gain next week as charterers seek to complete their vessel chartering programme for the first 20 days of August, brokers said on Friday.

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Nelson Mail

'Ordinary solider' the face of WW1 stamp

And now, a suitcase of memories belonging to the World War I soldier from a tiny West Coast town has been stamped in history.

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TrekEarth

METSOVO

This is cropped photo from bigger image. I like the small details of the street in this old town.

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Marine News

Canal Project Slows Panama Economy Growth

Panama's economy expanded in May at its slowest pace since 2009 as major public works projects, including an expansion of the Panama Canal, slowed or wrapped up, dragging on the construction and mining sector.

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Marine News

Costa Tow Update: Climate Onboard 'Calm'

According to the latest update, after approximately 30 hours of navigation, the Concordia has travelled 63 nautical miles at an average speed of 2 knots, informs the salvors' website 'The Parbuckling Project'.

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EKathimerini

Thousands of dead fish surface in Lake Pamvotis

Thousands of dead have surfaced in Lake Pamvotis in Ioannina, in Epirus, northwestern Greece.

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CFR.org

TWE Remembers: Serbia Responds to Austria's Ultimatum

Diplomacy is often a contest to gain the upper hand in the court of world opinion.

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EKathimerini

Bank deposits rise for fourth straight month in June

Business and household deposits rose to 163.2 billion euros from 162.1 billion euros in May, the Bank of Greece said.

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Berkshire Eagle

Bang on a Can Festival: Music makes an art connection

Although the 13th annual Bang on a Can Festival has been going full blast with daily faculty and fellow recitals resounding throughout the galleries since July 14, the festival gets down to an exciting new project that will carry it through its finale, Aug 7, with the annual Marathon.

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