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Monday | EKathimerini

Preparations for troika talks in Paris gather pace

Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos met with PASOK officials on Monday as the party decided who would represent it at the upcoming talks between Greece and the troika in Paris, a meeting for which the government is preparing intensively.

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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Sun Aug 17, 2014

EKathimerini

Couple found dead on Egnatia Odos

A 46-year-old man and his 42-year-old wife were found dead at the Xyloupoli junction of the Egnatia Odos highway in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Friday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Switched

Meet The Mayors From Around The World Transforming Their Cities

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo poses for a picture with her Berlin counterpart Klaus Wowereit, in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, during her visit on June 27, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

EKathimerini

No blanket amnesty for bad loans

Unprincipled businessmen who remain rich while their businesses have foundered should not expect any benefits from a government plan to tackle the A'mountainA' of nonperforming business loans, Development Minister Nikos Dendias said on Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Archaeology

Massive Hellenistic Tomb Discovered in Northern Greece

A massive tomb has been unearthed in northeastern Greece, just 65 away from Thessaloniki, reports the Guardian .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

EKathimerini

Greek regional authorities assess impact of Russian embargo

Regional authorities in seven Greek prefectures on Tuesday began assessing the impact of a Russian food embargo, chiefly on the export of Greek peaches, ahead of ThursdayA's scheduled meeting of European agricultural experts in Brussels, where a broader analysis of the problem is to be carried out.

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Reuters

Greece says vast, significant ancient tomb unearthed in north

Archaeologists have unearthed a vast ancient tomb in Greece, distinguished by two sphinxes and frescoed walls and dating to 300-325 B.C., in the country's northeast Macedonian region, the government said on Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KTMF

In Greek crisis, priest buys inmates their freedom

Germany made headlines this week by letting Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One chief, pay $100 million to end his bribery trial.

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EKathimerini

Two stabbed in Thessaloniki after asking youths to pipe down

A 64-year-old man and his 34-year-old son were being treated for multiple stab wounds at ThessalonikiA's Papanikolaou Hospital on Monday after being attacked by two youths whom they had asked to stop making noise outside the apartment block where they live in the northern port city.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Poignant story of Basingstoke man who died in the trenches

IT WAS one of the most moving aspects of Monday's service as a Basingstoke father shared a story of loss that devastated his family during the First World War.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

EKathimerini

Missing boy found safe in Thessaloniki

Police in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, said a 5-year-old boy was found safe in an abandoned car a few hours after a thief stole the vehicle.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

EKathimerini

Police seek suspects in Thessaloniki murder case

A 28-year-old Ukrainian national is being sought in connection with the murder in Thessaloniki last January of a 34-year-old Bulgarian woman, police in the northern port said.

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Tri-cityherald.com

In Greek crisis, priest buys inmates their freedom

In Greek justice, money talks in a different way: Some inmates jailed for minor offences are allowed to buy their freedom - at an average rate of five euros per day.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy: the Mediterranean reality

Correspondence: Dr SN Karras, Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiouâ General Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Venizelou 34 b Ring Road, Thessaloniki 54601, Greece.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Wirral Globe

The gang was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court

Three men, including one from Neston, were jailed for their roles in bribing state officials in Indonesia and Iraq, the Serious Fraud Office has said.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

EKathimerini

To Potami party preparing to finalize and share its ideas

To Potami, the centrist party led by journalist Stavros Theodorakis , is to publish a 36-page booklet outlining its main positions as the group prepares to hold the first meeting of its so-called dialogue committee.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

EKathimerini

Businessman arrested over debts of more than 34 mln euros

The 45-year-old managing director of a company in Thessaloniki was arrested on Saturday for debts to the state that exceed 34 million euros.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Timaru Herald

Nurses killed on torpedoed ship among remembered

Four nurses and two medical corps members with links to South Canterbury were among those killed when a British transport ship was torpedoed by a German submarine in the north Aegean sea on October 23, 1915.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

EKathimerini

Greece may ignore EU and lower energy costs for business, says minister

A'We are pursuing an honest dialogue regarding the reduction of energy costs but if we disagree with our partners about the measures, we can - as a sovereign country A- legislate,A' he said after a cross-ministerial meeting on industrial policy.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

International Business Times

Dating Naked: VH1 Reality Show Asks Contestants Date Without Clothes

Cyclists look at a naked cyclist taking part in the World Naked Bike Ride in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, June 6, 2014.

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