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UNICEF’s social experiment: People treat lost poor children differently than rich ones (video)

A social experiment: Would you stop if you saw a little girl alone on the street? apparently you would but it would depend much on the clothes the little wear would wear and her general appearance: clean and neatly, or dirty and not neatly. UNICEF made a powerful local experiment …

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Game of Thrones stars Sir Davos, Arya & Cersei visit refugees on Lesvos

Three stars of the popular Game of Thrones series found their way to the island of Lesvos on Wednesday to express solidarity with the refugees. Sir Davos (Liam Cunningham), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) and Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) visited the camp Kara Tepe run by the municipality upon an invitation …

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Storm in Athens in time lapse (video, June 28/2016)

It was one of the rare phenomena: a strong rain storm in the middle of summer that turned the Greek capital and suburbs into a winter landscape. Tonnes of water but also small hail poured down in a high speed on Tuesday afternoon sending home all grannies hanging out on …

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One year Capital Controls in Greece – Was it worth it?

Remember that Sunday, on June 28th, a year ago? Remember the queues outside ATMs growing in a quick and non-stop pace? It was a day after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had announced a Referendum amid suffocating pressure from the European Union, financial dry out by the European Central Bank and …

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UPD Amber Alert for two sisters, 14 and 11, missing from Athens home since June 25/2016

An Amber Alert has been issued today, Tuesday, for two underage sisters, 11 and 14 years old, who have been missing since Saturday noon, June 25th 2016, from their home in Attiki Square in central Athens. Eirini, 14, and her sister Anna, 11, went missing around 12:00 noon on Saturday. …

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EU bogeymen urge Greece to implement Reforms asap, as “patience is exhausted”

Whoever thought or hoped that the European Union would learn a lesson form the Brexit vote was wrong – me included. They keep repeating the same mantra as every year and scaremongering tactics against Greece. Speaking to Greek reporters in Brussels on Monday, two senior EU officials said that the …

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Chinese online giant Alibaba considers to expand in Greece

Chinese online-shopping giant Alibaba is expressing an interest in Greece now that Cosco Pacific’s investment in the port of Piraeus appears to be in the bag. Officials of the world’s biggest online sales corporation will visit Athens this week, and in September Alibaba has arranged for contacts with the Greek …

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