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  1. Greek coast guard picks up nearly 2,500 migrants in 3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... refugees from the islands of Lesvos, Kos and Leros, which they reached in small boats from nearby Turke... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's coast guard picked up nearly 2,500 migrants from the sea in dozens of search and rescue operations over the ...

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  2. Stranded SkyGreece passengers to hear from Canadian Transportation AgencyRead the original story

    25 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... with one plane, which is now parked at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. SkyGreece is headquartered in Athens, Greece, but in his application to the Canadian Transportation Agency, Lukacs said the company is registered as a Quebec corporation ...

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  3. Greek coast guard picks up nearly 2,500 migrants in 3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | KTMF

    ... refugees from the islands of Lesvos, Kos and Leros, which they reached in small boats from nearby Turke... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's coast guard picked up nearly 2,500 migrants from the sea in dozens of search and rescue operations over the ...

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  4. Midday naps associated with reduced blood pressure and fewer medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Midday naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels and prescription of fewer antihypertensive medications, according to research presented at ESC Congress by Dr Manolis Kallistratos, a cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece. "Although William Blake affirms that it is better to think in the morning, act at noon, eat in the evening and sleep at night, noon sleep seems to have beneficial effects," said Dr Kallistratos.

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  5. Greek leftists say they would apply bailout but fight to ease painRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stands at his office door inside the Maximos Mansion, before a meeting with the Archbishop of Albania, Anastasios, in Athens, Greece August 25, 2015. The leftist Syriza party of former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will challenge Greece's creditors on unresolved aspects of the nation's bailout but implement unpopular reforms it has already agreed, it said on Sunday.

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  6. Cat naps at office can lower blood pressureRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Midday sleep is a habit that nowadays is a privilege, owing to long and demanding working culture and intense daily routine. "But according to our study, mid-day naps seem to lower blood pressure levels and may probably also decrease the number of required anti--hypertensive medications," said Manolis Kallistratos, cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece.

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  7. EU Calls for Special Meeting on Migrant CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    ... on a bus following their arrival onboard the Eleftherios Venizelos passenger ship at the port of Piraeus near Athens, Greece, Aug. 29, 2015. However, Hungary announced Saturday it has completed the first section of a razor-wire barrier along its ...

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  8. Greek former PM attends SYRIZA party's meeting in AthensRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Greek former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is welcomed by members of his SYRIZA party during a meeting in Athens, Greece , Aug. 29, 2015. Greece's SYRIZA party of former prime minister Alexis Tsipras holds a slim lead within the marginal error over the conservatives three weeks before the early national elections, according to five opinion surveys published on Friday.

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  9. Syriza dips in pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... and leader of SYRIZA party Alexis Tsipras delivers his speech during a nationwide meeting of his party in Athens, Greece, 29 August 2015. Elections will be held on 20 September 2015. EPA/YANNIS KOLESIDIS (3697493 Former Greek premier Alexis ...

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  10. Greek election could result in new, big coalition govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Thanou as caretaker prime minister to lead the country to next month's polls. Photo: Petros Giannakouris, AP ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is banking on his popularity to win a national election next month ...

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  11. Refugee children, close to death, found in van in AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Austrian police said on Saturday. A migrant child is seen through a bus window following his arrival onboard the Eleftherios Venizelos passenger ship at the port of Piraeus near Athens, Greece, August 29, 2015.

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  12. Good News for People Who Like to Take NapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheBlaze.com

    "Two influential U.K. Prime Ministers were supporters of the midday nap. Winston Churchill said that we must sleep sometime between lunch and dinner while Margaret Thatcher didn't want to be disturbed at around 3 p.m.," Dr. Manolis Kallistratos, a cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece, said in a statement .

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  13. Young migrant found suffocated in boat off Greek islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Athens, Greece a Authorities say a 15-year-old migrant has been found suffocated on a yacht that carried 59 others to a Greek island. The death was discovered when a patrol boat belonging to Frontex, the European border management force, stopped a yacht for inspection off the Greek island of Simi, close to the Turkish coast.

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  14. Activist files for emergency help for SkyGreece Airline's stranded passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vancouver Sun

    ... left without any remedy if the airline is allowed to dispose of the aircraft. SkyGreece is headquartered in Athens, Greece, a member of the European Union. But in his application to the Canadian Transportation Agency, Lukacs says the company is ...

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  15. Being a Special Olympics volunteer teaches lessons on sportsmanship, trying our best: Carolyn PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | PennLive.com

    ... given them, songs written just for the Games, and the end to the transnational Torch Run, which started in Athens, Greece, and ended in Los Angeles. It was a beautiful moment. I was able to see the torchbearers run the Flame of Hope in New York ...

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  16. Airline passengers strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Castanet.net

    ... left without any remedy if the airline is allowed to dispose of the aircraft. SkyGreece is headquartered in Athens, Greece, a member of the European Union. But in his application to the Canadian Transportation Agency, Lukacs says the company is ...

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  17. Lunchtime nap cuts heart, stroke riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NEWS.com.au

    ... in the middle of the day. Dr Manolis Kallistratos, a cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece, who led the new study, said: "Although (poet) William Blake affirms that it is better to think in the morning, act at noon, ...

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  18. Former PM Tsipras' popularity tanks ahead of Greek electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Wave

    ... A new poll suggests that former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces an uphill battle in upcoming elections. ATHENS, Greece Greece's former governing radical-left party is unlikely to win an outright majority in a crucial national election next ...

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  19. How you can help in the migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CNN

    ... International Rescue Committee has focused on improving living conditions by setting up a makeshift camp near Athens, Greece. The camp is housing thousands who are on their way to Greece or other European countries.

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  20. No answers from SkyGreece AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CFRB

    ... left without any remedy if the airline is allowed to dispose of the aircraft. SkyGreece is headquartered in Athens, Greece, a member of the European Union. But in his application to the Canadian Transportation Agency, Lukacs says the company is ...

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