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  1. Rothschild takes over Greece's finances

    Speisa.com - Business 09.21 / 19:41 speisa.com
    To overcome its unmanageable debt, Greece is hiring Rothschild to control the country's financial…
  2. Why the evil eye is trending in Greece

    USAToday-World 09.21 / 15:56 usatoday.com
    These days the symbol is popping up everywhere, from handmade soap to chic hotel…
  3. Greece to step up tanker checks after pollution from sinking

    Naplesherald.com - World 09.21 / 14:28 naplesherald.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens’ coastline polluted and off bounds to swimmers. The Merchant Marine Ministry says the unscheduled checks will affect Greek-flagged fuel tankers plying domestic waters, which are usually older […
  4. Greece to step up tanker checks after pollution from sinking

    Billingsgazette.com - World 09.21 / 14:05 billingsgazette.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens' coastline polluted and off bounds to s…
  5. Canadian mining company not suspending investments in Greece

    Billingsgazette.com - Business 09.21 / 14:05 billingsgazette.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece's largest foreign investors said Thursday it would not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this month, after starting a "constructive d…
  6. In Search of Original Greece: Folegandros Island

    Argophilia.com - Travel 09.21 / 14:02 argophilia.com
    Travel experts claim Folegandros is the last bastion of what the true Greece looked like decades ago. The 32 sq. km. island near Santorini is home to about 650 permanent residents, and it’s a spot the big cruise ships just pass on by on the way to more highly publicized Greek isles. possibly the last untouched […] The post In Search of Original Greece: Folegandros Island appeared first on Argophilia Travel …
  7. Greece to step up tanker checks after pollution from sinking

    Abc27.com - World 09.21 / 14:02 abc27.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a s…
  8. Greece to step up tanker checks after pollution from sinking

    SFgate.com-World 09.21 / 13:53 sfgate.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens' coastline polluted and off bounds to swimmers. The Merchant Marine Ministry says the unscheduled checks will affect Greek-flagged fuel tankers plying domestic waters, which are usually older and less stringently monitored than international shipping. The announcement Thursday comes in the wake of the Sept. 10 sinking of the …
  9. Greece to step up tanker checks after pollution from sinking

    Media.wben.com - Buffalo 09.21 / 13:42 media.wben.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens' coastline polluted and off bounds to…
  10. Canadian mining company not suspending investments in Greece

    Thegardenisland.com - Garden Island 09.21 / 13:23 thegardenisland.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece's largest foreign investors said Thursday it would not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this m…
  11. Canadian mining company not suspending investments in Greece

    Abc27.com - World 09.21 / 12:05 abc27.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece’s largest foreign investors says it will not suspend operations in the…
  12. Canadian mining company not suspending investments in Greece

    SacBee- Personal Finance 09.21 / 11:55 sacbee.com
    A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece's largest foreign investors says it will not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this month, … Click to Continue…
  13. Canadian mining company not suspending investments in Greece

    O.seattletimes.com - Business 09.21 / 11:45 o.seattletimes.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece’s largest foreign investors says it will not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this month, after starting a “constructive dialogue” with the government. Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold said Thursday it had begun talks with Greece’s Energy and […
  14. Two Arrested from Oil-Spill Cleanup Ship in Greece

    Worldmaritimenews.com - Industries 09.21 / 11:35 worldmaritimenews.com
    The captain and 1st engineer of a vessel involved in oil-spill cleanup efforts in Greece have been arrested on fuel smuggling charges, Greek Merchant Ministry said. Namely, the Lassea vessel has been contracted to help clean the oil that spilled following the sinking of the oil tanker Agia Zoni II off the Port of Piraeus…
  15. Greece concludes sale of Trainose to FS

    Railjournal.com - Industries 09.15 / 04:01 railjournal.com
    ITALIAN State Railways (FS) completed its acquisition of Greek national train operator Trainose on September 14, when the final documents authorising the transaction were signed at the Greece - Italy High Level Cooperation Council summit in…
  16. Greece: Oil from tanker's sinking prompts beach warnings

    Seattlepi.com -Lifestyle 09.14 / 22:58 www.seattlepi.com
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have appealed to swimmers to stay away from some popular beaches on the coast of Athens after oil spilled from a sunken tanker started to reach the area. Small slicks were reported at beaches in the suburbs of Glyfada and Piraeus Wednesday. Glyfada Mayor Giorgos Papanikolaou says municipal workers have set up floating booms offshore and used chemicals to try to dissolve the oil. The small Agia Zoni II tanker sank Sunday while anchored off the coast o…
  17. Greece struggles to mop up oil spill; critics demand more

    ATHENS, Greece - Greek authorities insisted Thursday they were doing everything they could to clean up the viscous, foul-smelling oil that has coated large parts of Athens' coastline following the…
  18. Greece CSD changes PE policy, makes locker rooms available

    Whec.com-NY 09.14 / 18:36 www.whec.com
    Greece CSD announced on Thursday that locker rooms at all Greece Central secondary schools are available to students who choose to change for physical education (PE)…
  19. Greece: Police detain 2 Turks entering country illegally

    Billingsgazette.com - World 09.14 / 16:48 billingsgazette.com
    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have detained two Turkish men who crossed into the country illegally from Macedonia, and arrested a Macedonian man accused of smuggling them into G…
  20. Eldorado Gold gets arbitration notice from Greece

    Seeking Alpha - Markets 09.14 / 16:36 seekingalpha.com
    Eldorado Gold (EGO +0.4%) says it received formal notice of arbitration from Greece's government, another advance in its lengthy permit dispute, but the company continues to say more progress is needed for it to reconsider investment plans. EGO says the arbitration notice alleges a technical study it submitted in 2014 for a metallurgical plant to treat concentrates is deficient and thus violates the project’s environmental terms; it believes its study meets requirements. EGO s…