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Turkey’s Erdogan says he will no longer talk to Greek PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he would cease talking to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and cancel a key meeting between their two governments, accusing the Greek leader of antagonizing Turkey. In a televised address following a Cabinet meeting, Erdogan accused neighboring Greece...
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Cousins found guilty in Greece kidnapping, burglary

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Two local cousins were found guilty by a jury Monday in connection to a kidnapping incident last year in Greece. According to officials from the Monroe County District Attorney’s office, Dimitri Cash Sr. and Joenathan Cash were convicted on charges of kidnapping, burglary, and robbery for the abduction of Dimitri’s children […]
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Greece man finds 32 decades-old fenders buried in backyard

GREECE, N.Y. (WHEC) — It's something you'd never expect to find in your backyard: Old fenders dumped and buried. It happened to a local man from Greece who was shocked by what he saw on Monday. “After a couple of months, you could start seeing metal,” Roger Brown said....
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Cousins found guilty on all charges in foster home kidnapping

GREECE, N.Y. (WHEC) — The cousins charged with kidnapping two children from their Greece foster home last year have been convicted by a jury. Their biological father, 30-year-old Dimitri Cash, and his cousin, 23-year-old Joenathan Cash, were found guilty on all counts. A woman named Kimara J. Pluviose was...
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Greece Rejects British Museum Claim That Parthenon Marbles Were ‘Removed From Rubble’

Click here to read the full article. Greece rebutted a claim Sunday by the British Museum that most of the Parthenon Marbles were removed from “the rubble” around the Acropolis. The assertion came days after UNESCO announced the first formal talks between the U.K. government and Greece regarding the potential reunification of the ancient statuary with the Athenian monument. Jonathan Williams, the deputy director of the London institution, said during a UNESCO meeting Friday that “these objects were not all hacked from the building as has been suggested,” according to the Guardian. The sculptures, comprising fifteen metopes, seventeen pedimental figures, and a section...
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Greece Says Blocks Hundreds Of Migrants From Crossing Aegean

Greece said on Monday it had prevented around 600 migrants from crossing the Aegean Sea into its territorial waters from neighbouring Turkey, in the largest attempted entry this year. A spokesman for the Greek coastguard said five sail boats and four dinghies had set off from the Turkish coast early...
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- Net worth: $2 billion Marie-Chantal Claire Miller is the daughter of Duty-Free Shops co-founder Robert Warren Miller and Maria Clara Pesantes Becerra. A blind date that resulted in love at first sight led to Marie-Chantal and Prince Pavlos tying the knot in 1995. Marie-Chantal’s married name is Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece, Princess of Denmark. Prince Pavlos, the Crown Prince of Greece, is a descendant of Christian IX of...
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Two convicted in kidnapping of children from Greece foster home

Rochester, N.Y. — The father accused of arranging the kidnapping of his two young children and his cousin, one of the kidnapping suspects, have been convicted. Dimitri Cash had lost custody of his four children after an extensive investigation into corporal punishment involving the oldest two. The youngest two,...
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Greece Heritage Parade returns Sunday

CHICAGO (CBS) -- The Greek Heritage Parade is back. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. on Halsted and Van Buren and will head up to Madison.The parade is commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Greek Declaration of Independence.Attendees can also check out the Greek Town Agora Market from noon until 6 p.m.Street closures began around 8:30 a.m.
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Greece gets EU's initial nod to cap power prices -minister

ATHENS, May 23 (Reuters) - Greece said on Monday the European Commission has initially approved its scheme to set a ceiling on wholesale electricity prices and mitigate the impact of soaring energy costs on households and businesses. With a large share of the country's power generation mix coming from gas,...
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Erdogan blanks Greek prime minister over US remarks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer recognises the leader of neighbouring Greece and will refuse to meet him at a planned summit. Mr Erdogan accused Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of seeking to block the sale of American-made F-16 fighter jets to Turkey while visiting the US.
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Belgium has dropped almost all of its COVID-19 restrictions

Belgium has become the latest European nation to ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions. Not only have authorities lifted a ban on nonessential travelers from outside the European Union, but they have made it so visitors to the EU’s administrative heartland will no longer be subject to any entry restrictions, such as passenger locator forms, proof of vaccination or negative tests.
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Miguel Andrade Brings A Taste Of Portugal To An Evening At Caldo Verde

What looks to become a regular community event at Caldo Verde in the Proper Downton Los Angeles, Suzanne Goin and partner Caroline Styne welcomed Celebrating Portugal: The Cookbook contributor Miguel Andrade to the restaurant for a culinary discussion among chefs, and a multi-course meal made up of recipes from the book.
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