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  1. Where to Honeymoon in Greece Before Hitting the IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bride's Magazine

    The Greek islands have honeymoon written all over them: cliffside villas, endless beaches, and sun that stretches on for days. But before jetting off to a glam locale like Santorini, spend some time on shore soaking up the historic sites in Athens and the Grecian countryside during an escape that's both cosmopolitan and off-the-beaten path for a two-part honeymoon that blends the best of both worlds.


  2. Greece Raids UBS Executive's Home In Effort To Uncover Swiss Tax EvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CorpWatch

    Greek tax investigators have raided the house of Christos Sclavounis, the former head of investment banking for UBS . The crackdown is part of an agreement that the country reached with international lenders in order to reduce tax evasion by Greek elites suspected of hiding their income in Switzerland.


  3. Eating Greek in Boston - 5 Authentic Spots to Try NowRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | WGBH

    When you travel through Greece, every meal is a celebration. Pop into an ouzeri in Athens, and you'll be snacking on stuffed grape leaves and downing anise liquor while loud musicians play in the corner.


  4. The best Greek islands foraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MoneyWeek

    Even casual walkers will find much to enjoy following the new 62-mile walking trails on the Cycladic island of Sifnos, says Juliet Rix in The Times. The route has been newly cleared and is safe and well marked.


  5. Movie Review: Jason BourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reason Magazine

    In Jason Bourne , the world's most misunderstood killing machine returns after a nine-year exile. For those whose memories may have hazed over, the movie offers a collection of what might be called Bourne's Greatest Hits.


  6. A professor-led tour of ancient GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    Who: Tom Strikwerda and Donna Stienstra of Kensington, Md. ; Ken and Laurel Bratt of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Grant and Shirley Bartlett of Huntsville, Ontario; Bob and Faith Ottenhoff of the District; and Ron and Judy Straayer of South Windsor, Conn.


  7. Mykonos: 5 of the best restaurants and beach barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | This Is London

    Having carved itself a reputation as a pleasure-seeking playground, Mykonos, perhaps Greece's most legendary island, needs no introduction. But recently, a more laid-back energy has been emerging from the magnum-fuelled nightlife - one of rosA lunches, charming waterfront restaurants, off-the-tourist-track tavernas and holistic sandy beach clubs.


  8. 'Switzerland can better use of its diaspora'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Swissinfo

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  9. How the refugee crisis turned waiters into goatherds on the Greek islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    This is a story about war and waiting tables, about how a line can be drawn between the chaos in Syria and why Theodore Kourniaris lost his job on the Greek island of Lesbos. In the eastern isles of Greece, the hidden face of the European refugee crisis is an everyday dude like Kourniaris, who suspects he has been cheated - not only by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who drops barrel bombs on his own people, but also by leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who threw open the door to refugees and then slammed it shut.


  10. An Olympic odyssey: where the games beganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 |

    A view of the seaport of Galaxidi, Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth. Near Galaxidi is Delphi, one of the four sites of the ancient Greek athletic games, precursors to the Olympics.


  11. Avoid the Mykonos Crowds at These Stunning, Lesser-Known Greek IslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Bloomberg

    Right now, such famous Greek beach destinations as Mykonos and Santorini are filling up with global tourists. But Greece has 200 inhabited islands; if you want a genuine local experience without the crowds, these seven quiet spits of land offer something unique and unforgettable.


  12. Greek swimmer gets Rio spot after Fina U-turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 |

    Greek 100 metres butterfly champion Kristel Vourna has spoken of her "relief and joy" after an unlikely U-turn by the World Swimming Federation following an initial blunder which means she can participate in next month's Rio Olympics. Kristel Vourna of Greece competes in the women's 100m butterfly heats during the 2012 European Swimming Championship in Debrecen May 24, 2012.


  13. Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece last week aboard a helicopter after last week's failed coup in their country are being transferred to Athens, one of their lawyers said Friday. Menia Polychroni, one of three lawyers representing the eight in the northeastern city of Alexandroupolis, said the legal team found out unofficially that their clients were being transported to Athens Friday, and had confirmed the information with authorities.


  14. My holidays: Pam AnnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    I was whisked away to Mykonos by a Greek Aussie supermodel of a man back in 1992. It was the first time I had travelled overseas and I was madly in love.


  15. Visiting U.S. Treasury Secretary urges Greece to continue reform pathRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Xinhuanet

    Athens needed to continue its reform path without delay so as to further restore the country's credibility among international creditors and investors, and boost growth, visiting U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said here on Thursday. "I look at the progress estimates and I understand how challenging it was for Greece to reform the pension system, as it is also the case for non-performing loans.


  16. Which Greek Island Is Best for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Greece has more than 6,000 islands and islets, making the choice for where to go on your next vacation to the Mediterranean a competitive one. Looking for love? Adventure? Nothing but beaches ? We've got you covered.


  17. RockStar Hotels Is Changing The Perception Of Luxury TravelRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Hotel Interactive

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  18. StumbleuponRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will travel to Athens on Friday to discuss pressing issues such as the Cyprus problem talks, the ongoing purge in Turkey and energy in the southeastern Mediterranean. According to reports in Phileleftheros on Wednesday morning, Kasoulides - along with Government Spokesperson Nicos Christodoulides - will be looking to lay down the groundwork on issues like energy but also discuss any possible ripple effects on Cyprus and Greece as a result of the attempted coup in Turkey and the subsequent purge instigated by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.


  19. US Treasury secretary to travel to Greece to talk economic reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The China Post

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will press Greece's government to move ahead on economic reforms in a visit to Athens this week, the Treasury Department said Monday. In a stopover on his way to the Group of 20 finance chiefs meeting in Chengdu, China, Lew will meet Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos over July 20-21 as Greece's economy remains mired in a long recession.


  20. Hot pics: How celebs holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 |

    IMAGE: Sushmita Sen stays afloat in style while vacationing with her daughters, Renee and Alisah in the rain-soaked Thailand. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Sushmita Sen/Instagram IMAGE: Ujjwala Raut can't get over her model poses as she holidays in Greece.