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Greek Easter Wishes in … Morse Code!

Did you always want to know how Greek Easter wishes could be translated in the Morse code? Captain Morgan has the solution. In a post on twitter he sent his Easter wishes in Morse Code. Σε ολους σας κ με την γλώσσα του Μορς στέλνω τις ευχές μου.Η μετάφραση σ …

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ECHR elects Greek judge Sicilianos as its new President

Greek judge Linos Alexandre-Sicilianos has been elected President of the European Court of Human Rights. “His term as president will begin on 5 May 2019,” the ECHR statement said. It is the first Greek to hold the court’s presidency. Sicilianos has been a judge of the ECHR since 18 May …

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Greek Irini Tzortzoglou among top 5 contestants in UK’s Masterchef Finals

In the current Masterchef UK series the final five contestants include a Greek. Irini Tzortzoglou, a 60-year-old originally from the island of Crete, who has been living in Cumbria for …ages. Before her MasterChef days, Irini worked a banker, and previously studied at the Kingston University in London.  She is originally …

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German woman arrested as prime suspect for death of Greek partner

For ten days, she was sleeping next to her dead partner, she was talking to him and she would even cook for him, the German national, the number one suspect for the death of real estate agent in Halandri, reportedly told police. The 56-year-old German national even admitted to have …

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Four Greek businessmen on Forbes 2019 List of Billionaires

Four Greek businessmen are among the Forbes List of Billionaires for 2019. The World’s Billionaires is an annual ranking by documented net worth of the world’s wealthiest billionaires compiled and published in March annually by the American business magazine Forbes. On rank #804 is Philip Niarchos, 65, art collector, with …

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Greek 10-year bond yield at 3.9%, bids exceed €11billion euros

Investors’ bids on a new Greek 10-year bond issue exceeded 11.3 billion euros, with the interest rate of the issue set at 3.9 pct, state news agency amna reports citing sources on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, in an announcement to the Athens Stock Exchange, Greek authorities said that bids …

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Greece’s Beau, actor Phaedon Georgitsis dies at the age of 80

One of the most attractive men on the Greek film screen: actor Phaedon Georgitsis died at the age of 80 after a long battle against cancer. He starred in more than 40 films, dramas as well as comedies. 13 of the films where he head a leading role were produced …

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Every Greek owes €29,700 to foreign lenders, says OECD

Every Greek owes €29,700 to country’s foreign lenders, says a debt analysis by the Greek Federation of Enterprises (SEV). The analysis is based on the report “How’s Life” 2017 conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the impact of disinvestment in natural, human, economic and social …

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Greek female expedition set to conquer the “Roof of the World” Mt Everest

Two Greek female mountain climbers are set to “conquer” the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest. The expedition is scheduled to start on April 5, 2019. Vanessa Archontidou and Christina Flambouri will embark on their toughest challenge, reach the highest peak of Mount Everest at 8,848 metres above sea level, and …

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Greek Army officer, UK national member of NGO arrested in military area

A Greek army sergeant and a UK national, member of an NGO, have been arrested in a restricted military area in North-Eastern Greece on Sunday. They were arrested by an army patrol and Greek police. According to Greek state agency amna, the two men were taking photographs in a restricted …

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Norwegian Frigate ignored multiple collision warnings by oil tanker

The crew on board of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad  have ignored multiple warnings sent not only by the Greek-owned tanker Sola but also by maritime traffic authorities based at nearby Fedje, local media report. The frigate responded at least once to the warnings, claiming they “had control.” They …

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Greek woman killed in Culemborg, Netherlands, partner arrested

A Greek national was killed in a violent crime in the Netherlands. The body of the woman was found in a Culemborg apartment on Monday morning. Her partner has been arrested. According to Dutch media, it was the 31-year-old man, also a Greek national, who told police where the  woman …

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Ancient Greek shipwreck found intact at the bottom of Black Sea (video)

Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck. The ancient Greek shipwreck has been lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years at the bottom of the Black Sea. The ship wreck is similar to Odysseus’s vessel as featured on an Ancient Greek pottery found in …

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German police smash traffickers’ ring using fake Greek visas for residence permit

German authorities allege that a number of Indian nationals sought residency in Germany using falsified Greek visas and fake marriage certificates claiming they had Romanian brides. The key suspect faces serious charges. Authorities allege that a number of Indian nationals sought residency in Germany using falsified Greek visas and fake …

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