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1 hr ago | EKathimerini

Giorgos Stylios named new deputy education minister

New Democracy MP Giorgos Stylios has been appointed deputy education minister after Costas Koukodimos resigned on Monday, citing personal reasons.

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Related Topix: New Democracy (Greece), Europe, World News

6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Athens Airport's Makeover Attempts to Take Off

The abandoned Hellinikon airport in Athens. Plans to redevelop the site include hotels, high-rise residential tower, shops and marina.

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10 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Armed robbers hold up post office in Thessaloniki

A manhunt was under way on Tuesday for three men who held up a post office in Diavata, a suburb northwest of Thessaloniki center, making off with some 2,000 euros in cash.

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13 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Rain and storms with hail expected in many parts of Greece

Rain and possible storms are expected in many parts of Greece on Tuesday, and particularly in the islands of the Ionian and on mainland Greece, where hailstorms are also likely, the Hellenic National Meteorological Service reported.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

SETimes news

Macedonia, Greek youth NGOs co-operate against prejudices

Representatives of 20 NGOs met in Struga as part of Contact for the Common Future, organised by the Youth Alliance from Krushevo, the UNESCO Youth Club from Thessaloniki and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

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Related Topix: Europe, Macedonia, World News,

Examiner.com

Eurozone economic stall could bring more austerity measures

Protesters clash with riot police blocking the way to the parliament on April 1, 2014 in Athens, Greece.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Rutland man's bid to rehome Greek tiger is a success

A tiger that requires rescuing will soon be rehomed after generous donors helped raise most of the funds needed to transport him to a sanctuary in the US.

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Bangor Daily News

Teachers matter: How Mr. Miskell changed the world

On one afternoon almost 40 years ago, my ninth grade geometry teacher, Mr. Miskell, stood in front of a chalkboard, paused, and then proceeded to change the world - making it a better place for me, forever.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, Freeport, ME, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KSBW-TV

Greek festival and food fill downtown Monterey plaza

Hundreds of people made their way to the 28th annual Monterey Bay Greek Festival in Custom House Plaza.

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EKathimerini

Acclaimed art restorer Tasos Margaritof dies at age 90

GreeceA's first ever certified art restorer and conservationist, Tasos Margaritof, died on Saturday after a brief illness at a hospital in Volos, central Greece.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

TrekEarth

CLAUSTROPHOBIA

I'd like to show you some modern blocks of this old city. As you see this part of Thessaloniki does not have some historic buildings, towers and castles.

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EKathimerini

New Democracy aims to ease tax burden, attack SYRIZA's policies as...

New Democracy is to follow a two-pronged strategy in the coming days as it attempts to win over voters by pledging to tend to their tax concerns while also mounting a campaign to discredit SYRIZAA's economic policy proposals.

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Related Topix: New Democracy (Greece), World News

The Washington Post

Greek lawmaker gets jail leave for city seat

Parliament member Ilias Kasidiaris, second left, participates in a swearing in ceremony in Athens, on Friday, Aug 29, 2014.

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Triangle.com

New Madrid carries on Athens rock tradition

Athens, Greece, might be the birthplace of civilization, but Athens, Ga., might be the location of the longest running underground music scene in America.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, World News, Clarke County, GA

EKathimerini

Greek PM to meet Juncker in Brussels, host Coelho, Rajoy in Athens

After a flurry of meetings and telephone calls with European officials, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is set to meet with incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at a European Union leaders' summit in Brussels on Saturday where he is expected to emphasize GreeceA's progress in reforms ahead of next week's crucial negotiations ... (more)

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EKathimerini

Tight security in place for City of Athens ceremony as GD MP, supporters to attend

Tight security measures are in place for the swearing-in ceremony for Athens City Council on Friday afternoon as among those attending are Ourania Michaloliakou, who is the daughter of detained Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, and Ilias Kasidiaris, the spokesman for the neofascist party who has been granted a day's leave from pre-trial ... (more)

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Seeking Alpha

Alpha Bank's (ALBKY) CEO Demetrios Mantzounis on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Welcome and thank you for joining Alpha Bank's first half 2014 financial results.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

USA Today

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Tsunami

Martinsburg Journal

Benjamin T. Meece

Born Jan. 2, 1948, in Scuddy, Kentucky, he was the son of the late William Meece and Lake Erie Adams Meece.

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EKathimerini

The Lotus-Eaters

Turkey, a country branded by some as undemocratic and maladjusted by European standards, recently elected a new president A- Recep Tayyip Erdogan A- in a vote that was transparent and with a clear result.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Europe, Karolos Papoulias

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