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  1. Rodolph Austin lands contract in DenmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    The 30-year-old midfielder, who led Jamaica to a historic runner-up position in last month's Gold Cup tournament and who saw one of his greatest highs followed by one of his lowest lows as he was unable to secure a new contract in England because of work permit issues, now has a green light. As of next month, he could be playing in Denmark for Brondby.


  2. D.C. United's Alvaro Saborio and Markus Halsti called up for national team dutyRead the original story

    Saturday | Black And Red United

    A pair of D.C. United veterans will leave the club after tomorrow's game against the New York Red Bulls for international duty. Alvaro Saborio has been called up by Costa Rica, while Markus Halsti will join the Finnish national team for European Championship qualifying.


  3. See the Greek isles in style on a quick-fire cruise aboard high-speed shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    With a deal on the debt crisis finally reached, Greece and its beautiful islands are firmly back on the holiday agenda... Within minutes of being strapped in, I was dropped from a great height, thrown about by an earthquake, hurled against the bow of a boat, submerged in the ocean, fired at with cannonballs, kicked, battered, flung about, speared by a Roman soldier and almost swallowed by a hissing serpent. The sound of roaring storms and the violence of battle echoed in my ears.


  4. Economist: Greek capital controls won't be lifted before mid-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 |

    The capital controls imposed on Greek banks were unavoidable, and will not be lifted before the second quarter of 2016, Dr Nikolaos Georgikopoulos said in an interview with EurActiv Greece . Dr Nikolaos Georgikopoulos is a visiting research Professor at New York University - Stern School of Business and a senior research fellow in financial economics at the Centre of Planning and Economic Research .


  5. SkyGreece temporarily ceases all operations as hundreds remain strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CTV

    The Canadian-based start-up SkyGreece said it must "temporarily cease all operations" Thursday evening after the discount airline cancelled its fourth flight this week. "SkyGreece Airlines would like to apologize to all of its passengers who have been affected as a result of the company's current operational crisis," the company said in a statement.


  6. Fischer MVP in GreeceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot

    The USA Water Polo Women's Junior National Team won the FINA World Junior Championships Sunday, and Aria Fischer of Laguna Beach played a pivotal part in the team's title run. Fischer tied for match-high scoring honors with four goals against Spain in the tournament finale and Team USA captured the gold medal with a 13-10 victory at Volos, Greece.


  7. SkyGreece passengers stranded as airline cancels flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | CBC News

    The flight board at Toronto's Pearson International Airport shows a cancelled SkyGreece flight on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. SkyGreece Airlines flights to and from Toronto on Wednesday and Thursday were cancelled "due to operational reasons," a week after a flight out of Pearson Airport was delayed for four days.


  8. 'Hoverboard' and 'MacGyver' earn place in Oxford's online dictionary. NBD.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Tourists walk by a shopping arcade where the vast majority of its shops have closed due to financial problems in the last four years in Athens, July 12, 2015. The Oxford English Dictionary has included 'Grexit,' which refers to the potential exit of Greece from the 19-country Eurozone, into the online edition on Thursday.


  9. Cougars & MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | New Times SLO

    Dr. Jim Eickemeyer, of the Cuesta College Physics Department, has enjoyed three wonderful years of educational European tours with interested Cuesta College students. These well-received excursions have included, for example, touring the incredible Large Hadron Collider near Switzerland to learn about particle physics, and marvel at the incredible technology we have created.


  10. SkyGreece grounds flights to and from Toronto, passengers strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | GlobalNews

    Troubled airline SkyGreece is apparently grounded again for the second time in a week, with rumours online speculating that this time it could be permanent. The airline, which began passenger air service in 2014, grounded three flights on Wednesday, according to a recorded statement from the airline.


  11. Violence, barriers won't stem tide of migrants to Europe, UN warnsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Stars and Stripes

    Anti-immigrant riots, tear gas, border barriers and hate crimes won't deter the thousands of refugees from Syria and other war-torn regions, a U.N. special envoy on human rights warned Tuesday after days of violence against migrants seeking to reach safety in Europe. The United Nation's refugee agency also put European states on notice that there is no end in sight to the influx of migrants arriving in record numbers to the continent after perilous sea voyages to escape turmoil in the Middle East and Africa.


  12. Hundreds Of Refugees Find Shelter In New Athens CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Huffington Post

    Three days after its opening on Aug. 16, the makeshift camp for migrants in the Eleonas district of Athens looked like the landscape of a sci-fi movie. Located just below busy Iera Odos Avenue, the 10-acre emergency site is surrounded by big warehouses and junkyards.


  13. Hungary scrambles to confront migrant influxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 |

    Hungary made plans on Wednesday to reinforce its southern border with helicopters, mounted police and dogs, and was also considering using the army as record numbers of migrants, many of them Syrian refugees, passed through coils of razor-wire into Europe. Over 2 500 mainly Syrians, Afghans and Pakistanis crossed from Serbia into the European Union on Tuesday, over, under or around a razor-wire barrier into the hands of an over-stretched police force that struggled to fingerprint and process them.


  14. Greece says deal with Germany's Fraport should be completed in MarchRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Reuters

    Aug 26 Greece may wrap up a deal with Germany's Fraport in March for an airports concession the country promised to award to the private sector, in one of the reforms required as part of its 86 billion-euro bailout, the Greek economy minister said on Wednesday. The comments by George Stathakis came after Fraport said earlier this month it expected delays in the 1.2 billion-euro deal.


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    Wednesday Aug 26 | Daily Echo

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  16. Hungary may send army to border as migrants stream inRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Hungary said on Wednesday it was considering using the army to secure its southern border, where record numbers of migrants are streaming into the European Union, many fleeing war in Syria. Police said a record 2,533 migrants - most of them from Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan - were caught entering Hungary from Serbia on Tuesday.


  17. Migrants escaping from Syria aiming for Greece and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | CBS News

    Syrians desperate to flee the civil war and North Africans escaping poverty have created what is now the largest migration in Europe since the end of World War II. This year, 180,000 migrants have poured into Greece alone.


  18. Get The Best Travel Deals For Under $1,500 With A Vacation WholesalerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 |

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  19. Violence and barriers won't stem tide of migrants to Europe, U.N. warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Los Angeles Times

    Migrants wait to be registered Aug. 25 at a refugee center in the town of Presevo in Serbia, where the number of daily arrivals is expected to reach 3,000 soon, the U.N. refugee agency reports. Migrants wait to be registered Aug. 25 at a refugee center in the town of Presevo in Serbia, where the number of daily arrivals is expected to reach 3,000 soon, the U.N. refugee agency reports.


  20. Wave of EU-bound migrants crosses into SerbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Erie Times News

    Migrants rushing into Serbia over the border with Macedonia near the village of Miratovac, Serbia, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The more than 5,000 migrants who reached Serbia overnight faced an overcrowded refugee center where they have to apply for asylum "' the paper that allows them three days to reach Hungary.