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A protester is engulfed by flames as he throws a petrol bomb against riot police guarding the parliament in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square during clashes December 6. Greek police fired tear......

India Mela part of India Week programs at UGA

An India Festival organized by the Indian Association of Greater Athens, Georgia, a discussion on Vikas Swarup's book Q&A which formed the basis for the Oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, and......

Speaker gets Greek Parliament's gold medal

Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was on Tuesday awarded the gold medal of the Hellenic Parliament in Athens.Conferring the award on the occassion of "celebration of 150th year of constitutional......

Greece plane crash: All 121 dead

All 121 people aboard a Cypriot airliner died on Sunday after it smashed into a wooded hillside near Athens after air force pilots said the crew of the Boeing 737 appeared 'doubled up' in the......

Greece: Dead found at air crash site

Firefighters searching for survivors amid the burning wreckage of a Cyprus Helios Airways jet that crashed near Athens on Sunday found 'the first dead but still no survivors', a fire department......

New Greek bailout talks start, creditors seek more action

Athens has pushed two reform packages through parliament Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout began in Athens on Monday but the lenders want to see more reforms......

Greek PM Tsipras faces key bailout vote test today

Greek banks reopened on Monday and Athens paid debts due to the European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces his second major test in a week in......

Greek parliament approves bailout measures as Syriza fragments

A Greek national flag flutters in front of the parliament building during heavy rainfall in Athens. Photograph: Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis The Greek parliament passed sweeping austerity......

IMF calls for Greece debt relief ahead of bailout vote

Image: A Greek flag flutters behind a statue of ancient philosopher Socrates at the the Academy of Athens. Photograph: John Kolesidis/Reuters     An International Monetary Fund study......

Euro zone clinches deal with Greece after all-night haggle

Image: Youths hold a placard that reads 'Do we stay in Euro?' during an anti-austerity protest in central Athens, Greece, July 12, 2015. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters EU officials said......

10 years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer

It was billed as a chance to transform Greece's image abroad and boost growth, but 10 years after the country hosted the world's greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the......

Why Olympic medallist Rathore decided to take up shooting

Athens Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said the country's performance in the Olympics had come a long way from the time when they felt embarrassed to be called Olympians."When I......

Kenya's Isaac Kemboi hopes to stop brother from golden hat-trick in Rio Games

Ezekiel Kemboi is a double Olympic champion, having won the steeplechase gold in 2004 at Athens and in 2012 at the London Games.Now, his brother Isaac is hoping to replicate the success at the Rio......

Greek soccer player banned over Nazi salute

AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis was handed a life ban from all national teams by Greece’s soccer federation EPO on Sunday after he appeared to give a Nazi salute to supporters during a......

Russian weightlifter stripped of Athens bronze medal

Russian weightlifter Oleg Perepetchenov was stripped of his 2004 Olympic bronze medal on Tuesday after a retest of his sample from the Athens Games returned positive for banned substance......
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Greece says no plan for sea patrols with Turkey over migrant crisis

ATHENS Greece said on Tuesday it had no plan to carry out joint sea patrols with neighbouring Turkey to stem an influx of migrants and refugees... ...
Bechtel Selected to Design and Build 1,000 MW Generating Facility in New York State

RESTON, Va. , Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has been selected by... ...
UFC veteran Ronda Rousey explains why she took up fighting as a career

"Fighting is a metaphor for life," says Ronda Rousey [R]Reuters The most destructible female mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter of her generation,... ...
United Airlines adds more flights from New York and Washington D.C.

United Airlines, the airline offering the most nonstop flights from New York / Newark and the Washington, D.C. , metropolitan area, is adding daily... ...
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Over 600,000 people have arrived in Europe this year and with winter looming, the rate seems to be increasing. A man waves as he arrives with... ...

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