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Greece to Expand Territorial Waters to 12 Miles From Coastline

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who accepted the diplomat’s resignation this week, said at the handing-over ceremony that his office would continue the work to expand the maritime border.

SPUTNIKNEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 16:30:00

A Tale of Greece’s Perseverance: The Corinth Canal (Video)

The construction of the canal not only changed the shipping world, but it also changed the geography of Greece as it technically turned the Peloponnese into an island, although it is widely still referred to as a peninsula.

GREEKREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-20 13:40:07

Greece losing place in olive oil exports to Canada

The news was published in a document by the Consulate General of Greece in Toronto, which underlined that there is considerable room for increased exports to the Canadian market. It is noted that Canada produces olive oil only as a kind of “substitute” oil, the so-called rapeseed/canola oil, which h

GREEKCITYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 09:48:44

Greek PM says EU approved Greek budget without pension cuts

"The European Commission approved the Greek budget without pension cuts after eight years of austerity," Alexis Tsipras said, calling the development a "success".The country's third international bailout programme ended in Augusts. The government aims to outperform on primary surplus targets for a f

MARKETSCREENER.COM - 2018-10-20 09:22:03

Greek PM says Macedonian vote opens ways for an 'historic' name deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, October 18, 2018. Francois Walschaerts/Pool via REUTERS

REUTERS UK - 2018-10-20 08:55:09

Zimbabwe aims to clear World Bank, AfDB arrears in 12 months -...

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe aims to clear its $2 billion arrears with the World Bank and African Development Bank in the next 12 months, after securing the support of international creditors and donor countries, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Friday.

REUTERS - 2018-10-20 07:54:54

The Anniversary of the Battle of Navarino: A Major Victory in Greece’s War of Independence

After almost 400 years of Ottoman rule, the Greeks revolted and bravely fought against their occupiers. Greece’s revolution was viewed sympathetically in Western Europe and Russia, with Britain, France and Russia offering considerable help to the fighting Greeks.

GREEKREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-20 06:16:37

Welcome to North Macedonia: parliament votes for name change

The move could unblock its bids to join NATO and theEuropean Union, long blocked by Greece, which argues that “Macedonia” implied territorial claims to a Greek province of the same name.

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-10-20 02:36:15

Why Brexit is making fools of even the cleverest people | John Crace

In the normal course of events, the prime minister would come to the House of Commons on the Monday following an EU summit to update MPs on progress. This week Theresa May took the unusual step of givinga pre-summit statementto tell everyone she had nothing to say, that no progress had been made to

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-10-19 13:03:21

Mount Athos, a Male-Only Holy Retreat, Is Ruffled by Tourists and Russia

MOUNT ATHOS, Greece — The skulls, lined up five deep on wooden shelves, date back hundreds of years, with the names of the more recently deceased scratched onto their foreheads — Monk Theolothelis, 91, 26-6-1986, or Monk Kyprianos, 100, 14-8-87.They are exhibited in Xenophontos Monastery here on Mou

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

The police need more money. But they also need to stop being racist | Owen Jones

‘Avon and Somerset police last year shot their own race adviser, 64-year-old Judah Adunbi, a Rastafarian known as Ras Judah, in the face with a stun gun.’ Photograph: Claire Hayhurst/PA

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-10-19 11:01:56

Greece's Thessaloniki combines the best of luxury and religious history

It snaked round what seemed like acres of grounds, and was surrounded by luxuriously-padded loungers. Deffo no fighting for a sunbed on this trip, that’s for sure.

THESCOTTISHSUN.CO.UK - 2018-10-20 11:50:03

Pindos Wild Orchids at Risk of Extinction from Illegal Harvesting

Overharvesting, in response to skyrocketing demand in Turkey and elsewhere, is placing the endemic wild orchid population inPindosmountains of northwestern Greece at risk. This conclusion was reached by a team of University of Ioannina scientists studying the flowers.

GREEKREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-19 19:31:07

Racial Slurs Scratched Into Car

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SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 19:30:00

Turkey-Greece ties face new round of tension over reserves in Mediterranean - Turkey News

TurkishNaval Forces have interdicted aGreekwarship as it harassed aTurkishseismic vessel offCyprus, asTurkishfrigate TCG Giresun was already in the mission for protection of seismic vessel Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa, aTurkishofficial told Hürriyet Daily News on condition of anonymity.

HURRIYETDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 16:57:00

South African opera trio wow on 'Greece's Got Talent'

Three South African singers; Sandile Sikhosana, Smanga Thango, and Luvuyo Situmane, moved to Greece six months ago to try and make a name for themselves in the European country.They have been singing at restaurants and similar event spaces before finally deciding to take their opera talents to the n

JACARANDAFM.COM - 2018-10-19 15:17:00

NYT: Serious rift in church could have big consequences in Ukraine, Russia and Greece

It also prompted, on Monday, what may be one of the most serious splits in Christendom since the Great Schism between Rome and Constantinople in 1054 and the Protestant Reformation 500 years ago. This new crisis has deep historical roots, and could shape religious and secular ties among many countri

UNIAN.INFO - 2018-10-19 14:46:00

Assassin's Creed Odyssey PS4 Patch 1.05 Brings Stability to Greece, Fixes Another Crash

As expected, Ubisoft is dishing out updates forAssassin's Creed Odysseyon a regular basis. This latest patch is another small one, coming in at just 160MB. According to the patch notes, update 1.05 "improves stability" and fixes "and issue that led to crashes to dashboard on PS4".

PUSHSQUARE.COM - 2018-10-19 14:15:00

UK public sector borrowing falls to lowest rate since the 2007 crash

But while borrowing has come down Britain's debt is still sky-high, standing at £1,599.4 billion - the equivalent of 75.3 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP).

DAILY MAIL - 2018-10-19 13:48:36

Fenerbahçe beat Lithuania's Zalgiris in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague - Turkish News

At home, meanwhile, Russia's CSKA Moscow defeated Turkey's Darussafaka 79-75 Thursday.

HURRIYETDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 10:41:32