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Over 57,000 Migrants, Asylum Seekers Resident in Greece

There are 57,182 migrants and asylum seekers currently in Greece, local media reported Wednesday.

British Workers Suffer Pay Cuts On Par With Greece

Workers in the U.K. have suffered the biggest fall in wages among leading countries in the past few years, a new study shows. Between 2007 and 2015, wages fell in real terms by 10.4 percent, a drop equalled only by Greece, accordingShow More Summary

Turkish defectors to Greece seek time to prepare asylum case

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek authorities on Tuesday postponed hearings for eight Turkish soldiers who sought asylum after they fled Turkey following an abortive coup attempt, a case that has underscored lingering tensions between the two NATO allies.

Greece Launches P-3B Orion Upgrade

The Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) hosted a ceremony today at HAI’s facilities here to recognize the official launch of the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft modernization and upgrade program. On July 13, the first of two Hellenic Navy P-3B Orions were successfully transferred from Elefsis Air Base to HAI’s

LM’s Presidential Heli Passes CDR | Greece’s P-3B Gets $142M Mod Program | China Rails At South Korea for THAAD Deployment

Americas The US Navy has cleared Lockheed Martin’s VH-92A program Critical Design Review (CDR). Tasked with transporting the president and vice president of the United States and other officials, the VH-92 will see initial fielding in 2020, and production continuing until 2023. First flight is expected next year. Middle East North Africa Two years since […]

Podcast #220: Tyranny, Terrorism, and the Male Urge to Power

Since the days of Ancient Greece, a battle between two political forces has been going on in the West: democracy vs. tyranny. But what makes a tyrant a tyrant? How has tyranny changed throughout Western history? And what is its connection to masculinity? My guest today has recently published a book that explores these questions. His name […]

Kate Hudson Continues To Prove Anything But Bikinis Are Overrated While Vacationing In Greece!

With abs like these, who needs clothes?! Kate Hudson keeps rocking her bikini body as she continues her extended summer vacay in Skiathos, Greece — and you won't catch us complaining anytime soon! Related: Kate Bares Her Booty In This NSFW Photo! On Monday, the 37-year-old Fabletics co-founder showed off her athletic physique as she took a break [...]

Greece eyes constitution overhaul limiting MPs terms, defining role of Church

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece on Monday unveiled plans to revise its constitution, formally proposing a clearer distinction between the state and the powerful Orthodox Church, changes in how the president is elected and limiting terms of lawmakers in parliament.

Why Do People Want Veggie Burgers That Bleed?

Meat alternatives aren’t new — after all, vegetarianism has its roots in ancient Greece — but the newest crop of products meant to replace animal protein is more high-tech than hippie. The modern meat-free burger or steak gets its flavor...Show More Summary

Greece Launches Nearly $142Mln Upgrade of Orion Surveillance Aircraft

The Greek Navy has started upgrading four Orion P-3B maritime surveillance aircraft.

Explore caves. Scale 6th century fortress walls. Savor fresh-caught fish. The pleasures of barely discovered Macedonia.

Macedonia, a landlocked Balkan country squeezed between Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Albania and Kosovo,  is one of Europe’s best surprises. Part of the former Yugoslavia until its independence in 1991, it is an exotic melting pot of civilizations at the crossroads of East and West. Wildly mountainous...

Menopause in Reverse: Can Scientists Really Turn Back the Clock?

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Scientists in Greece claimed recently to have reversed the menopause. They did this by injecting blood plasma that contains platelets into the ovaries of eight women who had not menstruated for around five months in order to stimulate ovarian regeneration. Show More Summary

Greece's Chios island in state of emergency as wildfire rages

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has declared a state of emergency on the Aegean island of Chios, engulfed by a wildfire raging out of control, authorities said on Monday.

The secrets of the Delphic Oracle in ancient Greece — and how it speaks to us today

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Imagine a place to go in times of doubt and uncertainty, where one can find out what to do and what to avoid, straight from a reliable source. A place where all questions have tangible answers and all problems a solution. Unfortunately, such a place does not exist today. But did it once? In the...

Don't let the West's rivalry with Russia spill over into the Olympics

To the editor: In ancient Greece the warring city-states would lay down their arms for the duration of the Olympic Games, replacing the bloodshed of the battlefields with athletic competition. This ideal of peaceful competition between rival nations has remained a core principle of the modern Olympic...

Why This Drop of Liquor Looks Like a Galaxy

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Anyone who’s imbibed a glass of ouzo—the licorice-flavored spirit that is practically the national drink of Greece—may be familiar with how it turns cloudy when the liquor is mixed with water. But there are still some mysteries about how such mixed liquids behave. Read more...

Internet Is As Important As Food And Water To Refugees In Greece: Aid Groups

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

LONDON, July 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the first questions aid worker Isaac Kwamy was asked in Greece’s camps for refugees and migrants was not whether there was food or water, but whether there was internet access. “Very few of them (migrants) said, ‘We are hungry, we need food. Show More Summary

Greece After Turkey's Coup D'état

The failure of the recent coup d'état in Turkey will transform the country in ways that present significant opportunities and challenges to neighboring Greece. Responding to them requires first a clear understanding of the new Turkey...Show More Summary

Greece Faces Steep Choice: Extradite Alleged Turkish Coup Plotters, Or Grant Them Asylum

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

ISTANBUL ? When Greece promised to return Syrian and other refugees to Turkey under a controversial European Union deal, it probably never thought it would have to consider asylum for the Turks themselves. But that’s exactly the corner...Show More Summary

EU Allocates Additional $91Mln to Greece to Deal With Migrant Crisis

The European Commission has allocated additional 82.6 million euros ($91 million) to Greece to tackle the increased flows of undocumented migrants and refugees, a statement issued Friday on the EC website revealed.

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