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Who are NATO’s ships in the Aegean really keeping an eye on?

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has announced the deployment of the alliance’s standing naval force in the Aegean Sea to help tackle the refugee and migrant crisis. Apparently triggered by a joint Greek/Turkish/German request, the deployment is ostensibly meant to assist international efforts to stem illegal migration. Currently under German command, the naval group will

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Το U.S. Department of State για Τουρκία-Ελλάδα-Πρόσφυγες

ΤΟΥ ΧΡΗΣΤΟΥ ΜΑΛΑΣΠΙΝΑ Οι ερωτο-απαντήσεις στην ενημέρωση των δημοσιογράφων από τον Εκπρόσωπο του U.S. Department of State, John Kirby, της Δευτέρας 8 Φεβρουαρίου 2016, παρουσιάζουν ιδιαίτερο ενδιαφέρον καθώς ένα κομμάτι τους αφορά την ανθρωπιστική κρίση στο Αιγαίο, την Ελλάδα και την Τουρκία. Παραθέτουμε το σχετικό απόσπασμα στα Αγγλικά ώστε να μην υπάρξει κανένα  θέμα τυχόντος

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Roto North America Receives Best Performance Award

Roto North America has received the award for “Best Performing Market” of the Roto Group’s Window and Door division in 2015. The award was announced by Dr. Eckhard Keill, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Roto Frank AG, at the Roto Group’s Leadership Conference held mid-January in Spain. Roto North America continued

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Modern Greek Studies Program University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Modern Greek Studies Program University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign List of Events  Public Talk: Aegean Adventures Speaker: Mr. Peter Tomaras, Novelist, local business executive and University of Illinois Alumnus Date: Feb 17, 2016 Time: 4:00 pm Location: Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA. Event

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NICK GALIFIANAKIS: U.S. Congressman from NC (Served in U.S. House 1967-1973)‏

Nick Galifianakis was a United States Congressman from North Carolina who served the U.S. House of Representatives between 1967 and 1973. He was born in Durham to Greek immigrants Sophia Kastrinakis and Mike Galifianakis and entered politics after finishing Law School, serving in the Marines and teaching law at Duke University. During his tenure in

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Can China’s New Silk Road Save the Greek Economy?

China’s massive project has enormous implications for Greece, and Europe. Eight thousand kilometers of ancient cultures link the cradles of Western and Eastern civilization. It was through these routes – first called the Silk Road in 1870 – that Genghis Kahn arrived in Europe and Alexander the Great almost reached the Chinese province of Xinjiang.

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The Scholarship Application Deadline is Almost Here!

  Chicago, IL – The application deadline for our 2015/16 scholarship awards is fast approaching. February 1, 2016 is the last day to submit scholarship applications to the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation. The Foundation annually awards $250,000 in scholarships to 40 exceptional students of Greek descent. Scholarships of $10,000 each are awarded to students based on

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Greek culture a vital part of South Australia

THEODORA MAIOS neoskosmos.com “All students currently learning Greek will be able to continue learning Greek,” according to South Australia Education and Child Development Minister Susan Close. Following the news announced last month regarding the removal of Greek as a target language from the First Language Maintenance and Development (FLMD) program from 2016 in SA public

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Congressman Sarbanes originated a letter in the US House of Representatives that was sent to President Obama

On January 16, the United States celebrates Religious Freedom Day. In honor of human rights and religious freedom, Congressman Sarbanes originated a letter in the US House of Representatives that was sent to President Obama on the matter of the denial of full religious freedoms to the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Click to read the Letter. Saint Andrew’s Freedom

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Hellenic Classical Charter School Students Travel to Athens, Greece and London, England for Research

Brooklyn, ΝΥ. A team of five sixth grade students from the Hellenic Classical Charter School will be visiting the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece and the British Museum in London, England for a six-day research expedition from January 13th to January 19th, 2016. Mr. Petros Fourniotis, theatre-dance coordinator of HCCS, who envisioned this research venture,

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