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46 min ago | 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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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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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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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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Examiner.com

Neglecting the Creator and the doctrine of Creation

The doctrine of Creation is often neglected by Christians today, thinking it holds only a secondary importance.

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Metro

You can afford a holiday! 10 European cities with cheap 5* hotels

You took a week off work in June to head off to a Greek island and since then have spent the rest of the summer sobbing into your pals' Ibiza Instagram pics.

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EKathimerini

Firefighter injured in Kastoria from exploding ordnance

A firefighter was undergoing surgery in Kastoria, northern Greece, on Thursday to remove shrapnel that became embedded in his rib area when a shell exploded in a blaze he was helping put out.

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EKathimerini

Greece to relaunch tender for mutual horesebetting license

GreeceA's privatization fund has decided to relaunch a tender for a 20-year mutual horsebetting license after failing to accept an improved bid from gaming systems firm Intralot.

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Mail on Sunday

Luxury on a budget! Warsaw named the cheapest for five-star city...

From Lindsay Lohan's A 28,000 unpaid bill to Florence Welch setting her room on FIRE: Are these the worst-behaved celebrity hotel guests ever? Qantas and Virgin warn passengers using Knee Defenders is as bad as smoking or using illegal drugs on planes ... as sales of the banned devices soar on the back of US fight incident Would YOU fly business ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

International Business Times

Film Buff and Real Estate Developer Buys Third Movie House in Greenwich Village

People leave a cinema after watching a film during Dokufest in Prizren, southwest of capital Pristina August 20, 2014.

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Inside Bay Area

Transcript on the Road

Alice Halbert of Concord traveled to Nashville, Tenn. last summer and took in many sights, including the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

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EKathimerini

Diplomacy, not dogmatism

A friend who moves comfortably within the circles of the European establishment recently described a particularly interesting experience when he found himself in a discussion behind closed doors with leading officials and analysts regarding the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

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PR-inside.com

Energean Purchases New Rig and Begins New $225 Million Investment Programme In Kavala, NW Greece

Energean Oil & Gas, the international oil & gas exploration and production company focused on the Mediterranean and North Africa, launched a new $225 million investment programme to develop 30 million barrels of reserves in North West Greece and to increase production from the Prinos, Prinos North and Epsilon fields to 10,000 bbls/day by 2016.

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