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Healthy eaters in US turn to Greece’s flavors and food in 2018

2018 is witnessing an influx of new flavors invigorate the taste buds as imaginative chefs, aspirational start-ups, and a competitive established market vies for your attention. But consumers aren’t just wary of cost, our appetites increasingly whet by originality, convenience and, importantly, a more health-conscious approach to our diets. That’s …

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Greece approves upgrade of F-16 Fleet with US, worth €1.1billion

In an extraordinary meeting, Greece’s Government Council of Defense and Foreign Affairs (KYSEA) approved the program for upgrading 85 fighter jets F-16 of the Hellenic Air Force. The program is worth 1.1 billion euros and has been approved after the US accepted the Greek proposal for payment in installments. The …

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Swiss Justice Ministry confirms legal aid requests by Greece & USA in Novartis case

Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice has confirmed it has received two requests for legal assistance from Greece and the United States linked to probes into Novartis and alleged bribes involving the Swiss drugmaker and Greek doctors and public officials. The two requests for legal assistance linked to the Novartis-Greek scandal …

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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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“Debt relief essential for Greece to return to growth” says Lagarde at meeting with Tsipras

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the International Monetary Fund and had a meeting with Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington DC. After the meeting, the Fund said Tsipras and Lagarde “are committed to working for Greece to return to growth and exit official financing next year.”  Tsipras said he is …

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Typical Greek: How do we know an angry taxi driver is Greek? VIDEO

How do we know an angry taxi driver somewhere in the world is Greek? No, not because he appeals to Jesus… Not because he looks like a Greek… Not because he is angry like a Greek. In the following video, the taxi driver has a dispute with a pedestrian. The …

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Ten injured when American Airlines flight from Athens hits ‘extreme turbulence’

Ten people have been hospitalized after an American Airlines flight from Athens, Greece, experienced extreme turbulence prior to landing in Philadelphia, USA. Flight 759, an Airbus A330-300, left Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport at 11:39 a.m. local time bound for Philadelphia International Airport. The aircraft encountered the turbulence shortly before …

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Greek historian in White House: US President Donal Trump jumps in Thucydides Trap

US President Donald Trump has a new hobby: he reads the works of ancient Greek historian Thucydides. Does Donald Trump reads the original texts in original language? Nope. His advisers have compiled a Trump-friendly version of Thucydides Trap in simple English. According to Politico, Trump’s new hobby emerged after the …

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President Trump announces US will withdraw from Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Suddenly planet Earth got a little warmer. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement Paris Accord to fight climate change, spurning pleas from U.S. allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge. “We’re getting …

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Turkey furious at US decision to arm Syrian Kurds against ISIL

Turkey is furious at the US decision to provide heavy weaponry to Syrian Kurdish militants in the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Turkey considers the Kurdish Syrian YPG as the armed wing of Turkish PKK and both groups as “terrorist organizations” posing a threat …

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