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Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta, clashes break out

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek police clashed with hooded youths in Athens on Friday after thousands marched to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising that helped topple the military junta which then ruled the country.

Mapping the Greek diaspora

Mapping the Greek diaspora from Ekathimerini — YANNIS PALAIOLOGOS

We’re definitely blue-staters, no surprise.  Wish I knew what the different colors mean.  Cluster of orange tacks around New York metropolitan area and southern New England suggest a higher percentage of recent arrivals?

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Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta

ATHENS (Reuters) – Thousands of Greeks marched through the streets of Athens on Friday to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising against the military junta that ruled the country at the time.

Greeks in mourning and disbelief after flood that killed at least 15

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) – Greeks voiced despair and disbelief on Thursday after a flash flood killed at least 15 people and left hundreds homeless, with many blaming a system that allowed houses to be built on dried up river beds.

A Athenian Woman's Wedding Diary

Dear Diary,

My father has finalised my marriage today. He just told me after calling a family meeting. As Kurios, he is in charge of making all the big decisions, including choosing to forge new partnerships by marriage. 630 more words


Most men and women, by birth or nature, lack of the means to advance in wealth and power, but all have the ability to advance in knowledge.

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Essential Oils Are Making An Essential Comeback

Essential oils have played a pivotal role throughout humankind’s history. Early humankind utilized plant medicines as far back as 20,000 years ago according to cave paintings found in a region of France called Dordogne. 760 more words

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