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Greece arrests 17 HIV-positive women in brothel crackdown – Washington Post

Greece arrests 17 HIV-positive women in brothel crackdownWashington PostATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities announced the arrest Wednesday of 17 HIV-positive women who allegedly worked illegally as prostitutes, accusing them of intentionally causing serious bodily harm. The names and photographs of 12 of the women were … and more

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Speaking With … Ian McDiarmid 05.04.12 – Chicago Sun-Times

Speaking With … Ian McDiarmid 05.04.12Chicago Sun-TimesIt's a long way from the planet Naboo to Athens, Greece. For actor Ian McDiarmid, the journey took seven years. McDiarmid, known to millions of “Star Wars” fans as the Emperor Palpatine and Darth Sidious (whom we last saw in the 2005 film “Star Wars: …

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PAOK wins in 1st round of playoffs for Europe – SI.com

PAOK wins in 1st round of playoffs for EuropeSI.comATHENS, Greece (AP) -PAOK scored a late goal in a 1-0 win over AEK Athens on Wednesday in the playoffs for European competition, and Panathinaikos was held to a 1-1 draw by Atromitos. Giorgos Giorgiadis scored in the 87th minute for PAOK in the first … and […]

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In Greek Election Campaign, Anger Trumps Civility – NPR

Greek ReporterIn Greek Election Campaign, Anger Trumps CivilityNPR7:00 pm ET Communist Party of Greece lawmaker Liana Kanelli enters her car after protesters threw yogurt at her as she tried to reach the Greek Parliament on June 29, during a 48-hour general strike in Athens. Such attacks are not uncommon in Greece, …British BBC Reports on […]

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Elections to determine Greece’s future for decades: PM – AFP

AFPElections to determine Greece's future for decades: PMAFPATHENS — Elections on Sunday will define Greece's future for decades to come, outgoing Prime Minister Lucas Papademos said Wednesday, urging his successors to stick by unpopular and vital austerity measures. “Greece's strategic course will be …Greece's Papademos warns parties of post-electionEurope Online Magazine all 3 news articles

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Greece Rises From The Ashes, No Longer In Default S&P Says – Forbes

Moneycontrol.comGreece Rises From The Ashes, No Longer In Default S&P SaysForbesATHENS , GREECE – MAY 5: Greek riot police stand guard at Greece's parliament buildings on May 5, 2010 in Athens, Greece. Three people have died after protesters set fire to the Marfin Egnatia Bank in Athens, with further unrest being fuelled by anger …S&P […]

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New Greek parties thrive online – San Francisco Chronicle

CBS NewsNew Greek parties thrive onlineSan Francisco Chronicle(05-02) 01:22 PDT ATHENS, Greece (AP) — From his tiny, windowless office, George Palamarizis tirelessly chips away at Greece's political establishment. The web designer creates content for the Democratic Left — one of a crop of new parties that have …New Greek political parties thrive with cheap online […]

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Ratings agency S&P upgrades Greece out of selective default after debt exchange – Washington Post

Ratings agency S&P upgrades Greece out of selective default after debt exchangeWashington PostATHENS, Greece — The ratings agency Standard & Poor's has upgraded Greece from selective default to 'CCC' with a stable long-term outlook, after the country completed a massive debt writedown with private creditors. S&P said Wednesday it was upgrading …S&P raises Greek rating, […]

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New Greek parties thrive online – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionNew Greek parties thrive onlineAtlanta Journal ConstitutionBy DEREK GATOPOULOS AP ATHENS, Greece — From his tiny, windowless office, George Palamarizis tirelessly chips away at Greece's political establishment. WITH STORY GREECE DIGITAL CAMPAIGNS – George Palamarizis, IT administrator for Greece's Democratic …New Greek political parties thrive with cheap online campaigns _ upstaging …Washington PostSummary […]

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Greece election: Wind of change sweeps through Athens – BBC News

BBC NewsGreece election: Wind of change sweeps through AthensBBC NewsBy Theopi Skarlatos BBC News, Athens Slogans are everywhere. Pinned to trees, stuck to houses, hung up like Christmas lights across town. Voices boom out of loudspeakers intermittently and there are constant late night gatherings.Greek election will bring a new crisisMarketWatchA guide to Greece's political partiesAljazeera.comGreece […]

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After the Fall: Greece’s Former Prime Minister Assesses the State of His Nation – TIME

Boise State Public RadioAfter the Fall: Greece's Former Prime Minister Assesses the State of His NationTIMEBy Joanna Kakissis / Athens Tuesday, May 01, 2012 Socialist leader and former Greek Prime minister George Papandreou takes part in a debate about the Greek crisis, in Strasbourg, eastern France, on March 16, 2012. Like his country, George Papandreou, […]

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May Day protests – UPI.com

euronewsMay Day protestsUPI.comT (UPI Photo/ David Silpa) ATHENS, Greece, May 1 (UPI) — May Day across Europe Tuesday brought out demonstrators, strikers and even some picnickers marking the labor movement celebration. Greece's two largest umbrella unions representing public- and …Tens of thousands join May 1 protests in crisis-hit GreeceFocus NewsMay Day: Greeks protest over austerity […]

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Suicides have Greeks on edge before election – EmpowHer

Al-ArabiyaSuicides have Greeks on edge before electionEmpowHerATHENS (Reuters) – On Monday, a 38-year-old geology lecturer hanged himself from a lamp post in Athens and on the same day a 35-year-old priest jumped to his death off his balcony in northern Greece. On Wednesday, a 23-year-old student shot himself in …Suicides increasing in Greece as election […]

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Real Time Brussels, Athens supplement – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Sydney Morning HeraldReal Time Brussels, Athens supplementWall Street Journal (blog)As French and Greeks go to the polls to elect new leaders Sunday, more attention is being directed to Paris than to Athens. France is indeed more important in the usual scheme of things. The views of François Hollande, favorite to win Sunday's run-off …Europeans protest […]

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A look at May Day moods around the world – Dayton Daily News

Boston.comA look at May Day moods around the worldDayton Daily NewsA protester shouts slogans during a May Day protest in Athens, Tuesday, May 1, 2012. In debt-crippled Greece, more than 2000 people marched through central Athens in subdued May Day protests centered on the country's harsh austerity program.A look at May Day moods at protests […]

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