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A number of Chinese investors has come to Greece to study and express their intention to mine the country's untapped rare earths metals reserves. Greece is one of five European countries with rare earths metal and mineral reserves.
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Job seekers queue to enter an OAED employment center shortly after opening in Athens, Greece, on Sept. 10, 2014.
About 500 Syrians, Palestinians, Egyptians and Sudanese are feared to have died after their boat was rammed and sank off the Malta coast last week, the International Organization for Migration said Monday. The group of migrant workers was undertaking a perilous journey from the Egyptian port of Damietta, seeking a better life in Europe, when their boat was overtaken by human traffickers equipped with two vessels on Wednesday, said organization spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume.
In this image made available from the UNHCR on Monday Sept. 15, 2014 a Syrian refugee in Valetta Saturday Sept.
Christos Chomenidis resigned from the supervisory board of NERIT on Monday, citing "direct government intervention" in the state broadcaster's decision not to air live a speech by opposition leader Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki International Fair on Saturday. In a letter addressed to the president of the Board of Supervisors, Theodoros Fortsakis, Chomenidis, a novelist and lawyer, questioned the independence of the board and suggested that it is being undermined by "decisions taken elsewhere, by others."
Archaeologists have uncovered the expertly crafted robes of two female stone statues standing guard at the entrance of a huge Macedonian tomb, dating back to the era of Alexander the Great,under excavation in Greece. Excavators got their first glimpse of the wavy-haired statues known as caryatids last weekend, when the stone heads and torsos were unearthed at the ancient burial complex known as Kasta Hill in Amphipolis, 65 miles east of Thessaloniki.
Greece's fourth-largest lender, Alpha Bank on Monday announced that it is launching a voluntary dismissal program as part of cost-cutting efforts, the state-run Athens-Macedonia News Agency said. The lender hopes to shed 800 jobs through the program, reducing its payroll costs by some 15 percent per year.
Code orange weather alert has been issued for four districts in northwestern Bulgaria for September 15 due to torrential rains. The districts under code orange are Vidin, Montana, Vratsa and Sofia district, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
What's not to like about this island, with its cobbled streets, traditional stone-built houses, affordable fresh fish, and a quiet 15-minute boat ride from the mainland? But Pamvotis Island is missing out on Greece's tourism boom, hurt by its geography and the country's severe financial crisis. Not in the Aegean or the Ionian Seas, the island is in a lake near Greece's border with Albania, and was popular domestic destination before Greece came to the brink of bankruptcy four years ago.
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras pledged on Saturday that his party would pursue a major public debt writeoff, abolish the single property tax and raise the tax-free threshold as well as the minimum wage if it comes to power. Speaking at the Thessaloniki International Fair , Tsipras said that Greece needs to hold national elections as soon as possible and gave an outline of what economic policies his party would adopt in government.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 -- The National Academies' Transportation Research Board issued the following news: TRB will conduct a webinar on September 17, 2014, from 12:00pm to 1:30pm ET that will explore recent advancements in software-assisted calibration and sensitivity analysis.
Paul Delee and Maggie Hanna who were to me married at the Rock Hotel, Holywell Green with Jonathan Nichols owner of Bertie's, Elland. Dozens of men and women are now facing a race against time to sort alternative arrangements for their big day after discovering the doors shut at the Rock Hotel, Holywell Green.
One of biggest mysteries of modern archaeology might be solved in the coming days-and all eyes are on a huge circular structure that lies beneath an ancient Greek mound. Its entrances are guarded first by a pair of sphinxes, then by columns in the form of women-each stretching out an arm to ward off intruders.
Mike the Greek wooed local media with his backyard bumper crop of delicious red grapes at his home in Steveston Friday. "Every year I grow grapes, but this year, too many grapes," said Mike, a 48 year resident of Canada, who was born in Crete, Greece.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:43 am
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