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Feb

My Perfect Greek …Taramosalata (Fish Roe Dip)

Posted by in Eat-Drink

There is no Greek festive table on Clean Monday (Καθαρά Δευτέρα) without the famous Taramosalata: Fish roe salad which is actually a dip. But you know, we, Greeks, call all salads and dips “salata”. Taramosalata is spread on warm Lagana, the Greek unleavened flatbread, traditionally baked on Clean Monday, the first […]





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27
Feb

Shocking accident with Porsche out of control: Four dead (video)

Posted by in Society

A shocking accident with a Porsche out of control on the highway Athens – Lamia in central Greece: Three young adults and a toddler found tragic death when a Porsche in high speed went off the highway and hit a parked vehicle. Within minutes both cars went in flames, three […]





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26
Feb

Macedonian League condemns anti-Hellenic cartoon by Albanian neo-Nazis

Posted by in Politics

The Macedonian League condemns anti-Hellenic cartoon and the formation of Albanian neo-Nazi organizations in Canada, USA and abroad. The Macedonian League condemns a fascist cartoon, released by the newly-established Albanian neo-Nazi party “Lëvizja për Shqipëri të Bashkuar (LSHB)”- English translation: The Movement for a United Albania. The cartoon, which was […]





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26
Feb

Heineken fined £25m for 15-year abuse of Greece’s market

Posted by in Economy

A Greek brewery has filed a €100 million lawsuit against Heineken’s Greek subsidiary, Athenian Brewery, after it was fined £25m for abuse of the market over a 15-year period, squeezing out competitors through exclusivity agreements. The filing follows a 12-year investigation by the Hellenic Competition Commission (HCC) into the actions of […]





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26
Feb

Locals leave flowers where the human remains of missing Steven Cook were found

Posted by in Society

A couple of messages, a flower bouquet. Locals and expats expressed their sorrow about Steven Cook, whose remains were found in a deep well in Malia last week. 20-year-old Steven Cook from UK went missing in 2005 during holidays in Crete. Steven Cook, from Sandbach, Cheshire, was on his first […]





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26
Feb

Greece’s gold reserves are worth €5.25bn, half stored abroad

Posted by in Economy

Greece’s central bank said on Saturday it held 149.1 tonnes of gold reserves at the end of December worth 5.26 billion euros ($5.55 billion), with about half kept in its vaults and the rest stored abroad. Responding to a report of Kyriakatiki Dimokratia newspaper that half of its gold reserves […]





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24
Feb

PM Tsipras: The era of austerity is over

Posted by in Economy

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the era of austerity is over for his country, painting a positive picture Friday of reforms the country has agreed to take after its latest bailout program ends in 2018. Speaking in parliament, Tsipras described the deal reached Monday as an “exceptional success” and […]





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24
Feb

SNF Cultural Center handed over to Greek State amid maintenance concerns

Posted by in Culture

The Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center has been officially handed over to the Greek state on Thursday. In a spectacular open ceremony attended by thousands of people, the SN Foundation gave to Greeks one of the most significant  cultural, educational, environmental and aesthetic projects in the country.The SNCC is located in […]





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24
Feb

Mnuchin: US wants IMF to stick to hard line on Greece

Posted by in Economy

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear that the Trump administration does not think much neither of the European Union, nor the Eurozone nor Greece. In an interview to the Wall Street Journal, Mnuchin suggested that the US wants the International Monetary Fund to stick to its hard line on […]





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23
Feb

These are the two Turkish Commandos who sought asylum in Greece

Posted by in Turkey-GR

Tthe pictures of the Two Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece were leaked to news websites on Thursday evening. Greek media refer to them as members special forces Red Berets commandos assigned to execute tough missions. The two soldiers are believed to be members of the death squad that was […]





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23
Feb

Athens is Top 4. among Best Destinations in Europe 2017

Posted by in Tourism

Athens is among the Best European destinations for a holiday or a city trip in 2017. Following an online voting, Athens holds Number 4 on the list of 20 selected destinations in Europe. Top is Porto in Portugal, followed by Milan in Italy and Gdansk in Poland. 4. Athens     […]





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23
Feb

Turkey claims helicopter down in the Aegean, Greece dismisses news

Posted by in Turkey-GR

Turkish media reported on Thursday afternoon that a helicopter of the Turkish Coast Guard feel in the Aegean Sea after having conducted low flight near the disputed islet of Imia. According to Turkish Milliyet, the helicopter fell in international waters, and that both the Turkish and Greek Coast Guard were […]





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23
Feb

Turkish soldiers involved in Erdogan’s assassination attempt sought asylum in Greece

Posted by in Turkey-GR

Two Turkish soldiers fled to Greece and sought asylum, amid increased tension between the two neighboring countries, after the Supreme Court rejected the extradition of 8 Turkish soldiers. However, this case seems quite different as the two are allegedly members of the special forces unit that attempted to assassinate Turkish […]





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23
Feb

Athens: Strikes and angry protesters trying to raid the Health Ministry (videos)

Posted by in Society

Angry workers at public hospitals attempted to raid the Health Ministry in downtown Athens on Thursday. They set a wire fence and hanged ‘blood’ soaked uniforms. They later set them on fire. They clashed with riot police, while one protester fainted due to the tense atmosphere. Video: protesters try to […]





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23
Feb

Poll: Should Germany leave the Eurozone? Final Results

Posted by in Economy

Tired of reading about Grexit polls commissioned by German media, I decided to run a counter poll on Twitter. The poll: Should Germany leave the Eurozone? run for 24 hours. From noon February 22nd until noon February 23rd 2017. Here are the results: Poll: Should Germany leave the Eurozone? — […]





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23
Feb

Jobless father of 3 to lose home due to €3.800 debt

Posted by in Society

Members of leftist political parties, solidarity groups and civic movement “I don’t pay” managed to block the eviction of a 5-member family. The activists chased the notaries out of the court room in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. The home of the family was to be auctioned as the owner had a […]





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23
Feb

Varoufakis launches petition urging Draghi to publish legal opinion on Capital Controls

Posted by in Economy

The European Central Bank has commissioned a legal opinion on the legality of the imposition of capital controls in Greece  end June 2015. But ECB chief, Mario Draghi refuses to make the findings public.  Former Greek finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and French Socialist Party candidate for the Presidency Benoît Hamon […]





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22
Feb

TRAPPIST-1: NASA Press Release with some amazing videos

Posted by in Very Mix

At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. Because they are located outside of our solar system, these planets are scientifically known as exoplanets. This exoplanet system is called TRAPPIST-1, named for The Transiting Planets and […]





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22
Feb

NASA discovery: Seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single star; could hold life

Posted by in Very Mix

Are there alien neighbors out there? Is there life on another  ‘earth-similar planet’ in a newly discovered planet system? Is there an Earth among the seven earth-size planets orbit the single star?  Is there a ‘KeepTalkingTrappist1’ blog and website just 40 light years away from KeepTalkingGreece? In a press conference […]





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22
Feb

Lagarde: Greece doesn’t need Debt Haircut but Restructuring

Posted by in Economy

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said that “Greece doesn’t need debt haircut for the time being,” right after the meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday. What needed is “debt restructuring and interest rate cuts on bailout loans.” Stressing the need of reforms, Lagarde […]





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