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Greek police cut down to size: EU’s top court rules for women

European police forces cannot impose blanket height restrictions on recruits because that discriminates against women, the EU’s top court ruled on Wednesday, throwing out an argument from the Greek government. Athens had defended a minimum height requirement for entry to the Greek police academy of 1.70 meters (5 feet 7 …

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Unique “Fish Fossil” found in Samaria Gorge in Crete (pictures)

Amazing finding in Samaria gorge on the island of Crete: a 20-kilo heavy “stone” in fish shape. Experts from Technical University will examine the unique discovery. Is it the fossil of a pre-historic fish or just a game of nature and erosion? The “fish fossil” would be another confirmation that …

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Municipality workers loses hand when bag with Court waste explodes

A municipality worker in Patras lost his left hand when a bag he was carrying to the local landfill exploded. The circumstance of the explosion raise many question-marks as the worker had picked the bag together with other waste from a local court. According to a statement by the Patras …

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Remarks by President Trump and PM Tsipras in joint press conference

The White House published the remarks by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made during the Joint Press Conference in the Rose Garden on 17. October 2017 Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Tsipras of Greece in Joint Press Conference Rose Garden 1:46 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT …

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Map shows what every European Country is the Worst at

The European Union has 28 member countries. And kinda like Captain Planet, when their powers combine, they make for a pretty great place to live. But that doesn’t mean each country is without its flaws. It’s like the Planeteer who controlled the element of Heart. Sure, he helped make Captain …

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MEPs call on independent investigation into murder of Malta’s bravest blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia

A Greek member of the European Parliament calls on the EP to send investigators for an independent inquiry into the brutal murder of Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. The 53-year-old investigative journalist and member of the Panama Papers team was teared apart when a powerful n explosive device …

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