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University of Chicago seeks to decipher margin notes in Homer’s “Odyssey”

Are you good in deciphering …handwritten notes? University of Chicago wants to solve the mystery of handwritten notes in an 1504 edition of Homer’s “Odyssey”.  An unidentified  donor offers 1,000$ to anyone who can decipher the handwritten notes that are allegedly in French. Option is not excluded that the notes …

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Skouries: Eldorado Gold announces delay in Greek and Romanian projects

Slowly and gradually it looks as if Canadian Eldorado Gold steps backs and reconsiders its plans of gold mining in Greece and Romania. Official justification is the sliding prices of gold.I don’t how if there were protesters in Romanian project, but things are expected to calm down in Halkidiki peninsula …

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Horse DNA found in Greek “farmhouse” sausages

Greek Food Control Authority (EFET) found horse DNA in sausages. The specific product with the name “farmhouse sausage” had the commercial name “Nostima” (delicious). The sausages have been produced-packed by a company in Northeastern Greece. near Alexandroupolis. The sausages were bearing production date 23. Feb 2013 and expire date 25. Mar …

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Council of State orders scrapping of Greek citizenship law

The Council of State on Tuesday deemed unconstitutional a law passed almost three years ago which allows second-generation migrants to apply for Greek citizenship and to stand in local elections. Greece’s highest administrative court ruled that only Greeks could stand for office. It also decided that the criteria for offering …

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My Greek Vacation Neighbours: Free Range Chicken :)

The guy is very talkative. “Vociferous” experts would say. Day and night, he means, he has an important message to give to the world: to his small world consisting of hens, chicks and other roosters and to the broader world, one or two square kilometers away. My big brown noisy …

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Greek Employees Work But Get No Payment

This signature that was put on several government papers on Monday confirmed just one thing: A Greek reality that more and more employees – whether in the private or even in the public sector – have been experiencing since last summer: That people work but do not receive their salaries. …

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Greek Deputy Minister: “I Came to Your TV-Show Because I Have Nothing to Do at the Ministry”

Greek Deputy Health Minister Fotini Skopouli is claiming the “Oscar for Sincerity”. She appeared in the morning magazine of state broadcaster NET TV on Tuesday. What the professor for Pathology-Immunology at the Harokopio University said stunned the journalists and the viewers alike – and more than those, Samaras’ government as well. “I came to …

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Yiannis Stournaras is Greece’s New Finance Minister

Technocrat Yiannis Stournaras is Greece’s new Finance Minister, government spokesman announced on Tuesday noon. The three coalition leaders Samaras, Venizelos and Kouvelis agreed on Stournaras after Vassilis Rapanos sent a letter to Prime Minister on Monday that he cannot accept the position of Finance Minister due to “health problems.” Who is? Yiannis …

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SKAI TV Journalist Beaten Up in Downtown Athens

Private Skai TV and radio journalist Costantinos Bogdanos was taken to the hospital with hand fracture and some head injuries after being attacked by three unknown perpetrators in downtown Athens. The incident occurred at 1.30 am in Exarchia district of Athens. Speaking to SKAI TV, Bodganos said that he was …

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