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1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Wildfire threatens town near Athens

Authorities say a raging wildfire southeast of Greece's capital has burned down at least one house and threatened several others.

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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Wildfire threatens town near Athens

Local residents watch as a fire burns a forest near the town of Keratea, 40 kilometers southeast of Athens Saturday, July 12, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Travel: an odyssey to a very different Greece

The sun's as hot, the sea's the same cool, translucent blue, and the general atmosphere is still...well...why rush? But this isn't the Greece that so many of us know and love.

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13 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

Gridded Geometry Illuminators - The Himmeli Diamond Star Light from...

This Himmeli Diamond Star light from Etsy's Panselinos shop features a complex and geometric design.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

EKathimerini

Offsetting measures as gas market opens up

The Public Gas Corporation is processing a plan to offset the losses of the local gas supply corporations, known as EPAs, in the natural gas retail market, in cooperation with Shell and ENI, the other main stakeholders in the three EPAs in Athens, Thessaly and Thessaloniki.

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EKathimerini

Sunday opening splits retail sector

A ministerial decision to green-light a pilot scheme allowing retail stores in 10 areas to open on every Sunday of the year A- starting on July 13 A- has created a split among Greek tradesmen.

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The Baltimore Sun

China's Xi to visit Greece on way to South America

Chinese President Xi Jinping will stop off in Greece on his way to South America next week, the government said on Friday, the second high-level visit to the southern European country in a month.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CNN

This is the summer of the supermoons

The biggest and brightest moon of the year rises over a Jerusalem neighborhood on Sunday, June 23. The magic moment happened early June 23, 2013, when the moon was at the closest point to Earth in its orbit .

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Townhall

An Independent Kurdistan: World War I Continues

As the militant Islamic State threatens to shatter Iraq's central government, the leaders of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government have called for the creation of Independent Kurdistan.

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Model Airplane News

King of Cats: 100-inch Catalina

This scratch-built flying boat is the handiwork of Aris Kosmides of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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EKathimerini

Democratic Left loses second MP in a day, bringing party to 11 deputies

Democratic Left , a former partner in the Greek government coalition that departed last year after a rift over the closure of state broadcaster ERT, lost a second MP in one day on Thursday after party chief Fotis Kouvelis ousted Grigoris Psarianos.

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Deutsche Welle

Greek artists defy economic crisis

Faced with tax hikes, subsidy slashes and personal bankruptcy, those who want to pursue the arts during times of financial crisis have to get creative.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

EKathimerini

Chinese president due on Rhodes in symbolic visit

In the wake of a successful visit to Greece last month by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, the countryA's President Xi Jinping is due to arrive on the southern Aegean island of Rhodes on Sunday in what is regarded as a highly symbolic trip.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, Greece Travel, Karolos Papoulias, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

EKathimerini

Turkish fighter jets violate Greek air space

According to Greek defense sources, a formation of Turkish F-4 jets entered the Athens Flight Information Region at 3,000 feet over the Fourni collection of islets between Samos and Chios at 3.18 p.m. The newly formed Institution for Growth in Greece development fund is next week set to sign contracts up to the amount of 200 million euros with ... (more)

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EKathimerini

The Greek island that hid its Jews from the Nazis

In the late spring of 1944, Nazi ships of death were making stops in the ports of the Ionian Islands.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Greece to test bond market again with new issue

Greece's FinanceMinister Gikas Hardouvelis speaks during an economy conference at Vouliagmeni area in Athens, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Head for Greece in spring

And especially in the spring, when the Greek Cyclades are still relatively green, when the weather is mild, prices are reasonable and the tourists have not yet arrived in their thousands.

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The Washington Post

Greece: Coast Guard rescues 77 migrants in Aegean

Greek authorities say coast guards have rescued dozens of migrants found trying to make their way from the nearby Turkish coast to Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NewsOK.com

EU's united front on Russia falls amid natural gas needs

Their defiance of a European Union stop work order is more significant than just another missed chance for Europe to call out the Kremlin.

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The York Daily Record

WTO talks begin on almost $1 trillion green goods

The United States, China, the European Union and 11 other members of the World Trade Organization have begun negotiations toward a new agreement on almost $1 trillion of environmental goods.

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