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Mark Fuhrmann concludes kayak Peace Journey in Athens after paddling solo all the way from Norway

60-year-old Canadian man, Mark Fuhrmann, arrived at the port of Piraeus in Greece on Tuesday after having kayaked alone from Oslo, Norway in order to promote a campaign that rewards acts of peace, kindness and humanity. Mark Fuhrmann, a hobby kayaker from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and who now lives …

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Turkey withdraws troops from NATO drill saying Erdogan’s name was used in “enemy chart”

Turkey has withdrawn its troops from a NATO military drill in Norway after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that his name and the picture of Turkish Republic’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk were used in an “enemy chart”. “There was an incident in Norway,” Erdogan told ruling Justice and Development …

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Mesternes Mester: Greece hosts Norway’s survivor TV show

It is called “Mesternes Mester” and breaks a record number of views in Norway’s television. The grant final of the reality show “Champions of Champions” was entirely filmed in Messinia, in south western Peloponnese in Greece with shootings in Verga, Mani, Pylos, Voidokilia, Methoni and Kalamata. What looks like Octapus …

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FinMin Tsakalotos admits: Creditors push for more austerity measures for 2019-2020

Without conclusion of the second program review there will be no discussion on debt neither we will enter ECB’s Quantitative Easing and consequently return to the markets. This dramatic warning came from Greece’s Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Monday. Speaking at the conference “Time for the Greek Economy” in Athens, …

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The most ridiculous “man overboard”: Norway’s Migration Minister pretends to be a refugee in the Aegean Sea (video)

Huh? A high-tech Migration Minister wanted to feel like a refugee on a capsized boat for a moment. And jumped in to the sea from a boat off the Greek island of Lesvos. Only problem for Norwegian Migration Minister Sylvi Listhaug is that refugees not only do not wear such …

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Epic Journey! Iraqi refugee cat reunites with family in Norway

It was an unbelievable journey for a cat. Kunkush, a male white beauty, a Turkish Van breed, left the war-battled of Northern Iraq, crossed Turkey, sailed with a boat to the Greek island of Lesvos, flew to Berlin and stayed in a foster home, hoping to find again his family. …

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Greece Picks Norwegian PGS for Offshore Oil, Gas Research

Greece selected Norway’s Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) to carry out offshore seismic tests in the country’s south and west, the government said on Wednesday, paving the way for the launch of an oil and gas drilling bidding round in 2014. Oslo-based PGS will send a ship to the Ionian Sea and off …

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CMA-report: Greece tops Debt Risk List 1Q 2011 – Again

Greece  is considered as the world’s most risky to default and tops again the CMA list of Sovereign Debt Risk Report with a 58% chance of a debt restructuring occurring within five years. The London-based CMA released Global Sovereign Credit Risk Report refers to the first Quarter of 2011. On the Top …

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Defence Ministers from France & Norway visit anti-Libya Squadrons at Souda

Ministers of Defence from France and Norway flew to Souda Bay on the island of Crete to inspire the pilots of air fighters stationed there. State television NET reported that the ministers watched two French and two Qatari Mirage 2000 taking off to Libya. There are currently 6 F-16 from Norway and 3 …

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Odyssey Dawn-Greece: Updates from Souda Bay military buildup

Greece is most likely to make available the use of the military bases of Souda (Crete), Aktion (Preveza) and Andravida (Peloponnese) to some 70 fighter aircraft of coalition forces participating in the implementation of the UN imposed No Fly Zone over Libya. Requests for stationing and refuelling of  air fighters have …

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Odyssey Dawn – Greece: The latest from Souda bay military buildup

Greece’s military base at Souda base is developing into a key player for the coalitions forces bombarding defense positions in Libya in order to apply what diplomats call a No Fly Zone. A source at Greek Defense Ministry told portal onalert that 60 to 100 fighter aircraft are expected to use …

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Greece: 6 F-16 from Norway to land at Souda bay tonight

0:58 Six F-16 Falcon fighter from Norway are expected to land tonight at the airbase of Souda bay, on the island of Crete. The fighter jets left Norway Monday afternoon – and they may have landed already, but we just not know it. “Norway sent six F-16 Falcon fighters to join the …

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