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

    3 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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  2. Migrants stay in touchRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... the Balkans, where the United Nations said Tuesday about 3,000 people a day continued to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia. Migrants depend on them to post real-time updates about routes, arrests, border guard movements and transport, as ...

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  3. Global ring blamed in 71 migrant deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The smugglers responsible for driving 71 migrants to their deaths in the back of a cramped, unventilated truck in Austria were part of an international syndicate that has been a subject of multiple criminal investigations, a European law enforcement official said Saturday. Syrian migrants, among 2,500 who arrived by small boats from Turkey to the Greek islands of Lesvos, Kos and Leros, disembark ... So far, four relatively low-level operatives have been arrested in connection with the deaths, which were discovered Thursday when authorities pried open the door to an abandoned truck emitting a noxious odor on the main highway between Budapest, Hungary, and Vienna.

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  4. Germany Wants Other European Nations To Take In More RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... fire extinguishers during a registration procedure at the stadium of Kos town, on the southeastern island of Kos, Greece, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. A migrant hands over a loudspeaker to another as hundreds gather for a registration procedure at the ...

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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  6. EU Calls for Special Meeting on Migrant CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    The interior ministers of Britain, France and Germany have called for a special meeting of European Union interior and justice ministers within the next two weeks to deal with the continent's escalating migrant crisis. Macedonia declared a state of emergency earlier this month in response to daily border crossings from Greece of some 3,000 migrants pushing toward western European countries.

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  7. 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photosRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... looking out of a building damaged in a suicide attack in Afghanistan; and refugees waiting near a railway station in Greece.

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

    17 hrs ago | 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

    17 hrs ago | 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

    22 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, shakes hands with Greece's new Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou, after a handover ceremony as he leaves the Maximou mansion in Athens, on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Greece came one step closer on Thursday to early elections with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos appointing the head of the country's Supreme Court Vassiliki Thanou as caretaker prime minister to lead the country to next month's polls.

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

    23 hrs ago | 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. Refugee Children Found In Critical Condition Inside Van In AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Huffington Post

    ... Austria lies on the way from poorer countries in southern and eastern Europe where many refugees first land, such as Greece, to more prosperous nations in the north and west. German federal police officers escort a Afghan family after they arrived ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  14. Young migrant found suffocated in boat off Greek islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  15. Activist files for emergency help for SkyGreece Airline's stranded passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vancouver Sun

    ... flights operated by SkyGreece Airlines SA. The owner of a Toronto travel agency that specializes in travel to Greece said she's struggling to help people who have called seeking one-way flights out of that country. "It's pretty chaotic," Fotoula ...

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  16. Hourican to stay for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... programme. "If Cyprus demonstrates that it's much better macroeconomically behaved and macroeconomically managed than Greece it could become an interesting place for people to invest", Hourican told reporters. Hourican expressed his concern about ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  18. Midday naps associated with reduced blood pressure and fewer medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Midday naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels and prescription of fewer antihypertensive medications, according to research presented at ESC Congress today 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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  19. Airline passengers strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    ... flights operated by SkyGreece Airlines SA. The owner of a Toronto travel agency that specializes in travel to Greece said she's struggling to help people who have called seeking one-way flights out of that country. "It's pretty chaotic," Fotoula ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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