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2 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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TechCrunch

LongAccess Wants To Cold-Store Your Digital Life For 30 Years

Tech people are probably used to the idea that we'll have our memories and photos stored online.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Kos

The Beautiful Island of Kos IAN:4/17/2014

Listening to the news, I heard someone mention the Greek island of Kos. I thought I should find out more, and because it was beautiful and interesting, share what I found.

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TrekEarth

"the island of Artemis"

I had fun trying to compose this picture while also playing with a lonely cat that was rubbing on my legs.

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Russia Taday

a Bond bubble bursts anew

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.

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EKathimerini

Bad weather leaves northwest town powerless

Large parts of the town of Ioannina, in northwest Greece, were left without electricity on Wednesday morning after snowfall in mountainous areas and heavy rains that hit the region led to disruptions in the operations of the Public Power Corporation's local network.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Trend

Greece offers assistance in search for crashed Turkish jet

Greece is to assist in the salvage operation of a Turkish fighter jet which crashed with its pilot in 1996 in the Aegean Sea, the Greek foreign ministry spokesperson Konstandinos Kutras said Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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