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4 hrs ago | EKathimerini

When evaluation is seen as useless

The reactions toward the governmentA's plans for an evaluation of public sector workers are completely unsurprising.

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4 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Democracy 'retreated' during crisis, says Papoulias

The crisis caused the democratic process to "retreat" and that is probably the most dramatic side effect of the financial crisis noted Greek President Karolos Papoulias in a statement marking the restoration of democracy in Greece following the fall of the military dictatorship 40 years ago.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Feds Off the Hook for Marine's Missing Heart

The family of a Marine who killed himself while on duty in Greece cannot pursue an emotional distress claim against the U.S. for its failure to tell them their son's heart was removed, and lost, during an autopsy, a federal judge ruled.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, US Military, US Marine Corps, Dover, DE

Daily Mail

Belfast is more welcoming to foreigners than any other major UK...

Belfast is more welcoming to foreigners than any other major UK city but barely half of Londoners think migrants fit in Sharp differences in the way different cities view foreigners have been revealed by a study into social attitudes across Europe.

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EKathimerini

From the bougatsan to the cronut, hybrid pastries are the word

Cronut lovers will be pleased to know that the delicious pastry has now reached Greek shores.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Life, Food, Recipes, Greece Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Thessaloniki, Greece Travel, World News

Trend

Baku 2015 welcomes first Games Academy graduates

The Baku 2015 European Games Academy welcomed the first participants of its innovative Graduate Excellence Program to Baku this week.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Musicians sing city's praises

JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Recent Greek immigrants Stefanos Boukis, his wife, Lia Andronikou, and their daughter, Danae, left an uncertain economic future in Greece for Winnipeg, where they have purchased a home and started a music school.

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Related Topix: Canada, Europe, Symphony, Arts, North America

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Marine News

Box Ships Inc. Repays Commerzbank Loan

Greece-based Box Ships Inc. says it has repayed in full the outstanding amount under its loan agreement with Commerzbank AG dated July 29, 2011.

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EKathimerini

Prosecutor proposes new trial for ex-Thessaloniki mayor

An appeals court prosecutor on Tuesday proposed that Vassilis Papageorgopoulos , the former mayor of Thessaloniki who had a life sentence for embezzlement shortened to a 12-year term last week, face trial again on charges of money laundering.

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EKathimerini

Kastoria church robber caught in the act

A prosecutor on Tuesday brought multiple charges of theft against a 37-year-old man alleged to have stolen votive offerings from two churches in the region of Kastoria, northern Greece, and to have sold them in neighboring Albania for 1,600 euros.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Art Daily

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art opens 'Superflow'

The exhibition is part of the platform of Maria PapadimitriouA's project A'T.A.M.A.A' .

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EKathimerini

Athens seeks EU aid for migration

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis on Monday accompanied visiting European Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on a tour of a new migrant reception center on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos and stressed that Greece needs additional European Union funding to continue adequately ... (more)

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EKathimerini

A lifeline for addicts at a time of crisis

Six years into a deep recession that has seen Greece slash its healthcare budget and society come under great pressure, those working at KETHEA, one of the country's biggest drug therapy networks, are being forced to deal with the fallout.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

TrekEarth

the Smallest of the Ionian Islands

You can see another view of this harbour in WS. These photos were taken in the sea trip from Benitses .

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EKathimerini

Listed firms branch out into new sectors to boost profit margins

An ever increasing number of Athens-listed companies are expanding their activities in a bid to increase their profit margins in the context of the lingering financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wine, Drink, World News

A Blog of Bosh

Edward Lear, Views of Sta. Maura and Corfu

Edward Lear, View of Amaxichi and the Fort, Santa Maura; and View of Corfu from the Benitza Road, near Gastouri.

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Sofia News Agency

Greeks 'Should Withdraw Deposits from Foreign Banks' - Minister

Greek Development Minister Nikos Dendias has called on citizens to withdraw their assets from foreign banks and return them the country.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Severe Encephalitis Caused by Toscana Virus, Greece

To the Editor: In late June 2012, a previously healthy, 49-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency department of Trikala General Hospital in Trikala, Greece, with confusion and delirium.

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EKathimerini

Trying to understand why and how people act

The reason for this interview was his recent beating in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, that was allegedly prompted by his academic views.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

GlobeNewswire

FreeSeas Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notices of Bid Price and Equity Standard Deficiencies

FreeSeas Inc. , a transporter of dry-bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of a fleet of Handysize and Handymax vessels, announced today that the Company received from The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC: a letter, dated July 15, 2014, stating that, for the previous 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of the Company's common stock ... (more)

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