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Prominent Greek Singer Antonis Vardis Passes Away
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Famous Greek composer and singer Antonis Vardis passed away early Tuesday morning, September 2 at Hygeia Hospital where he was fighting his last battle with cancer. Thousands of fans and the singer’s family and friends are mourning his passing all over Greece and abroad. The singer/songwriter had been facing serious health problems for the past two years. His children [...]

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George Clooney ‘s Fiancee to Discuss Parthenon Marbles in Greece
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George Clooney’s fiancée, lawyer Amal Alamuddin, is considering to take action for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. According to andro.gr, she will be visiting Greece on September 11 and will meet with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Greek-German cinematographer/director Phaedon Papamichael spoke on the issue in an interview with andro.gr and revealed that [...]

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English Celebrity Denise Van Outen Celebrates 40th Birthday in Mykonos
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Famous English singer, actress, presenter and dancer Denise Van Outen decided to celebrate her 40th birthday in the world renowned Greek island of Mykonos. Since she was a little girl she had wanted to visit Greece and especially Santorini. Her friends’ parents had traveled to the island for their honeymoon and showed young Denise the pictures. It [...]

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Greece to toughen penalties on hate speech, outlaw Holocaust denial
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ATHENS, Greece – Lawmakers in Greece have begun debating draft legislation to outlaw Holocaust denial and expand prosecution powers against the incitement of racial violence, following scores of violent attacks against immigrants and a surge in popular …

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Greece to Toughen Penalties on Hate Speech
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Lawmakers in Greece on Tuesday began debating draft legislation to outlaw Holocaust denial and expand prosecution powers against the incitement of racial violence, following scores of violent attacks against immigrants and a surge in popular support …

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Spain, Greece move to 3-0 with wins at Basketball World Cup
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Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup. The Spanish earned a trip to their capital by routing Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to …

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Greece ace in wildcard pack, Senegal's hot streak continues
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Greece improved to 3-0 in Group B with a 90-79 victory over Puerto Rico as Nikos Zisis led the way with 19 points while Giannis Antetokounmpo had 15 and Nick Calathes added 14 points. Greece, who received a wild card for the World Cup, pulled away in …

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Greece seeks tax cut from troika after years of belt-tightening
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Greece is seeking to persuade its international creditors that it is entitled to a 2015 tax cut after years of wrenching austerity since the country is now on track to outperform its fiscal targets by a comfortable margin this year. Gikas Hardouvelis …

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Deputy Education Minister quits for ‘personal reasons'
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Deputy Education Minister Costas Koukodimos resigned from his post on Monday citing personal reasons while reports indicated that his struggling businesses in Pieria, northern Greece, were the actual reason for his departure. In a letter to Prime Minister… …

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Sanitary landfill for Ilia in Peloponnese given green light
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The Environment Ministry on Monday approved the final draft of a tender for a sanitary landfill to serve the region of Ilia in the western Peloponnese. Ilia has long been one of Greece’s biggest offenders in terms of failing to abide by waste management r… …

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Athens condemns Erdogan comments about Cyprus
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Athens reacted angrily on Monday to calls by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a “two-state” solution to the Cyprus problem and claims that Greece is not “doing its duty” as a guarantor power, saying the comments were “disappointing” and “simply … …

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