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24th World Senior Chess Championships

The World Senior Chess Championships will be held in Katerini, Greece from 23 October (day of arrivals) to 5 November 2014 (day of departures). The tournament will take place in the conference center of the 5 - star hotel “Mediterranean Village” in Katerini, Greece. http://worldseniors2014.fide.com/images/stories/World_Seniors_2014_inv.pdf Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

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They fled Afghanistan through Iran into Turkey. Then they crossed the Aegean to Greece in two waves. Her father and brother were on the first boat and they arrived safely. But when father returned to for his wife, he was picked up by authorities and accused of being a smuggler. Show More Summary

Lady Gaga Arrives in Greece, is a Goddess of Epic Proportions

International pop star Lady Gaga has arrived in Greece for the latest leg of her global concert tour, and has wasted little time reminding us of the goddess she is. Donning an outfit fitting for a Mediterranean country of blue seas and...Show More Summary

European Central Bank Announces New Voting Rotation

Central bankers from Spain, Estonia, Ireland and Greece will give up their voting rights at the January meeting of the European Central Bank, under a new rotation system the ECB unveiled Thursday.

Huffington Post to Launch HuffPost Greece

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The Huffington Post Media Group is preparing a homecoming of sorts. Well, at least for Arianna Huffington. The company is launching a Greek-language edition of HuffPost in collaboration with 24Media, Greece’s largest digital publisher. “For...Show More Summary

Pelican Lake (Greece): Magic Revisited

23 hours agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Early September morning. The sun rises over the village of Chrysochorafa, by Kerkini Lake in the north of Greece, not...

Watch “Freerunning in 8bit” with Jason Paul

Freerunning lends itself to interesting locations around the world, from Berlin to Greece, but rarely does the sport head into the digital sphere. That is until now. Red Bull teamed up with freerunner Jason Paul and Team Farang to create… Watch “Freerunning in 8bit” with Jason Paul is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.

Lady Gaga Channels Greek Goddess Aphrodite in Athens

Lady Gaga is a golden goddess while exiting her hotel on Wednesday (September 17) in Athens, Greece. The 28-year-old entertainer was carried by two strong hunks, who sported unique accessories on their heads. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lady Gaga “Thank you for the beautiful warm welcome Athens. We come in the spirit [...]

'Going crazy': survivors tell of Europe's deadliest migrant shipwreck

Chania (Greece) (AFP) - After three days adrift, drinking his own urine to survive as he watched dozens of people sink to a watery grave, Mohamed Raad started to lose his grip.

Atletico Madrid Striker Mario Mandzukic Facing Two Week Layoff

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Tuesday night in Greece, Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic was elbowed in the face by Olympiacos midfielder Pajtim Kasami. The incident took place in the third minute of Atletico’s Champions League group stage match and required the forward to leave the … Continue reading ? Atletico Madrid Striker Mario Mandzukic Facing Two Week Layoff is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Denied the Chance to Deliver an Invocation, Atheists in Rowlett (TX) Protested Outside City Hall Last Night

For a while now, atheists in Rowlett, Texas have been wanting to deliver an invocation at a city council meeting. After Greece v. Galloway, that should be a given. However, local leaders refused to change their policy. Mayor Todd Gottel...Show More Summary

Cultural Racketeering and Miami

Miami is a hub for stolen antiquities from Peru, Ireland, Greece, Egypt (Michael E. Miller, 'From Famous Paintings to Egyptian Sarcophagi, South Florida Is a Hub for Illicit Artifacts' Miami New Times Thursday, Sep 11 2014). Miami has long been a black-market boomtown. Show More Summary

The Socialists Who Think Revolution Will Come When the Aliens Get Here

Photo via Flickr user Vladimir Pustovit This article originally appeared on VICE Greece. For generations, communists have been dreaming of a revolution that would destroy capitalism and establish a paradise where the downtrodden workers of the world will finally get their fair share of the money they make for their bosses. Show More Summary

Increased Hunting Pressure Evidence from Paleolithic/Aurignacian Greece

Optimal Foraging, Dietary Change, and Site Use during the Paleolithic at Klissoura Cave 1 (Southern Greece)Author: StarkovichAbstract:This paper evaluates a long sequence of zooarchaeological remains from Klissoura Cave 1 (southern Greece) within the paradigm of evolutionary ecology. Show More Summary

Vote for Your Favorite Godless Invocation Since Greece v. Galloway

Right after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of sectarian prayers (both religious and non-religious) at government meetings in Greece v. Galloway, the Freedom From Religion Foundation decided to hold a contest for best secular invocation: The individual judged to give the “best” secular invocation will be invited to open FFRF’s annual convention with the [Read More...]

Toothless Barking Dogs; Don't Like the Rules? Then Ignore Them: French Style

Don't Like the Rules? Then Ignore Them: French StyleWhen it comes to fiscal policy in the EU, you can break whatever fiscal rules you want, provided you are big enough.France qualifies, so does Germany. If you are small like Greece and...Show More Summary

IOC President pays tribute to legacy of Pierre de Coubertin

Coubertin, who died on 2 September 1937, is buried in the Olympic Capital, where he established the IOC headquarters in 1915. By decree of his will, his heart was buried separately in Olympia, Greece. “Coubertin was a man of both vision and reform. Show More Summary

In Greece, a Run With Some History

The Navarino Challenge, a series of runs in the southwest Pelponnesse of Greece, will feature the ultra marathon runner Dean Karnazes.

GM Bassem Amin wins Mediterranean Chess Championship

The 9th Mediterranean Men & Women’s Chess Championships 2014 took place from 2-10th September at the Atlantica Caldera Creta Paradise Hotel in Chania, Crete, Greece, sponsored by Kydon Sports Club and Krommydakis Group of Companies,Show More Summary

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