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Greek Warship Evacuates Libya Personnel

Greece safely evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early on Friday with a navy frigate sailing back to the Greek port of Piraeus,

Wine cup used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles found in commoner's grave: report

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

A cup believed to have been used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles has been found in a pauper's grave in north Athens, Greece's top daily reported Wednesday. The ceramic wine cup, smashed in 12 pieces, was found during building construction in the northern Athens suburb of Kifissia, Ta Nea daily said. Show More Summary

Mycenaean vaulted tomb unearthed in central Greece

A Mycenaean vaulted tomb has been discovered near Amfissa in central Greece during the course of an irrigation project. Found in Amifissa, the vaulted tomb is the first of its kind discovered in Phocis and one of the few in Central Greece...Show More Summary

Italian Police Grab $150 Million Assets From Nomura For Defrauding Government

While Goldman's "derivative-based financial advice" to Greece before the EU enabling them to join the party seemingly went unpunished, Nomura has not been so lucky. Having created complex derivatives transactions to 'help' Sicily's regional...Show More Summary

IMF Chief: Jury’s Still Out On Whether Greece Debt Relief Needed

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday questioned whether Greece still needs debt relief.

Alan Pulido claims he has illegal contract, trying to leave Tigres

Liga MX says the Mexican international is under contract with Tigres and can't leave on a free, but he disagrees -- and he'll probably win an appeal. Alan Pulido has a contract with Liga MX side UANL Tigres, but he's in Greece to negotiate a deal with Olympiacos, even though the two clubs haven't agreed on a fee. Show More Summary

Famous Paintings: Smoke of Ambergris

Smoke of Ambergris is a rarity in John Singer Sargent paintings - it is his take on Orientalist art. The Orient, encompassing present-day Greece, Turkey, North Africa and the Middle East, had captivated Western artists for centuries....Show More Summary

Police officer with Greece's antiquities protection department arrested in smuggling ring

3 days agoArts : ARCAblog

by Catherine Sezgin, ARCA Blog EditorIn "Million-euro Marble Statue Seized in Greece", Sotiria Nikolouli reported for the Associated Press on Jul 24, 2014 about the arrest of a police officer from Greece's antiquities protection department...Show More Summary

The Demand and Supply of Sex

Alternet: The idea that men are naturally more interested in sex than women is [so] ubiquitous that it’s difficult to imagine that people ever believed differently. And yet for most of Western history, from ancient Greece to beginning of the nineteenth century, women were assumed to be the sex-crazed porn fiends of their day. In […]

The Republic of Kruševo

5 days agoOdd : Neatorama

Jürgen Horn and Mike Powell have moved on from Tokyo and set up housekeeping in Skopje, Macedonia. If you received your geography education before 1991, Macedonia is just north of Greece and just south of Serbia. But back in 1903, a small Macedonian town on a mountain declared its own independence from the Ottoman Empire. Show More Summary

ISS's Innovative Series of New Travel Apps for Cruise Industry

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, has launched an innovative series of travel apps for the cruise industry in Greece,

Also Seen: Medea is as relevant today as it was in Ancient Greece

At a site called The Conversation, in medias res: [...] Indeed, Medea’s situation bears a chilling resemblance to current research on maternal filicide. She’s been abandoned by her husband in a foreign land where she has no support network. Isolation, low social status, and stress have been cited as crucial factors in maternal infanticide both […]

Brain or Brawn? New Hercules Film is Bringing Back the Muscle

The return of the strong man from ancient Greece. Forget the moral struggles of Renaissance man, this is pure sword-and-sandals stuff. The post Brain or Brawn? New Hercules Film is Bringing Back the Muscle appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Claudio Ranieri appointed Greece national coach

The veteran Italian has signed a two-year deal through Euro 2016. Greece have confirmed the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as their new national team coach. The 62-year-old Italian replaces Portuguese tactician Fernando Santos, who left...Show More Summary

Claudio Ranieri has been appointed as the new manager of Greece

Claudio Ranieri has been appointed as the new manager of Greece on a two year deal. Ranieri was harshly sacked at AS Monaco after guiding the club to second place in their first season back in Ligue Un. Despite a massive spending spree, it’s still a pretty tough task toppling fellow financial heavyweight PSG in […]

Don't Forget The PIIGS

By Trebizond Investments: Last year I explored a number of ETFs that provided exposure to Europe's most troubled economies, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain (collectively known as the PIIGS). My conclusion back then was that "The PIIGS Are Roaring". Show More Summary

Claudio Ranieri Named Greece Manager: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Greece has officially filled its managerial void by hiring veteran boss Claudio Ranieri to lead the national team through Euro 2016. He replaces Fernando Santos, whose stint came to an end after the Ethniki were eliminated in the round...Show More Summary

Greeks gone west: A video profile of Greek-Americans

The US Embassy in Greece teamed up with a Greek paper to interview 23 Greek-Americans, including me. Here's mine.

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