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Michigan Sanctuary Trains Officers How to Catch Alligators

ATHENS, Mich. (AP) — Every year, alligators are found in Michigan.
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Greece Extends Coronavirus Lockdown on Kalymnos Island

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has extended a lockdown on the island of Kalymnos for a week on Saturday as coronavirus infections there remained high,...
Tags: Greece, Athens, Reuters Greece, Kalymnos, Kalymnos Island


Police Fire Water Cannon at Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators in Athens

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to disperse pro-Palestinian demonstrators protesting in Athens against...
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'I'm Finally Here': Greece Formally Opens to Tourists

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece formally opened to visitors on Saturday, kicking off a summer season it hopes will resurrect its vital tourism industry...
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Ex-Golden Dawn Member Extradited to Greece to Start Jail Term

ATHENS (Reuters) - A former member of Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn party, Ioannis Lagos, was extradited to Athens on Saturday from Brussels,...
Tags: Greece, Athens, Reuters, Golden Dawn, Ioannis Lagos


Pfizer Says 'Good Reason' to Believe in Success of Anti-Viral Drug

ATHENS (Reuters) - The chief executive of Pfizer Inc said on Friday he had "very good reason" to believe in the success of an oral COVID-19...
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Greece Says Overcrowding in Migrant Camps Has Eased

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece said on Friday it had reduced overcrowding in its migrant camps with the number of asylum-seekers on its islands falling...
Tags: Greece, Athens, Reuters Greece


'Restrained Optimism' for Greek Tourism Recovery - Industry Body

ATHENS (Reuters) - The head of Greece's tourism confederation SETE expressed "restrained optimism" on Friday for a recovery in the industry this...
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U.S. Gaming Group Expects Athens Casino Resort to Be Ready by 2026

ATHENS (Reuters) - U.S. casino group Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment expects that a luxury casino resort on the site of the former Athens airport...
Tags: Athens, Reuters U S, Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, U S Gaming Group Expects Athens Casino Resort


ECB's Stournaras Says Europe Not Facing Same Inflation Worries as U.S.

ATHENS (Reuters) - Europe is not facing the kind of inflation concerns seen in the United States and the current mix of monetary and fiscal policy...
Tags: Europe, United States, Athens, Ecb, Reuters Europe, Stournaras


Greek Tourism Minister Hopeful of Joining Britain's 'Green List'

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said on Wednesday he was hopeful Britain would include Greece on its "green list" of...
Tags: Greece, Britain, Athens, Harry Theoharis, Reuters Greek Tourism


Greece offers €300,000 reward for killers who strangled British-born student in front of baby

Minister says country ‘shaken up’ by killing of Caroline Crouch, 20, while husband tied up and dog hung from banisterThe Greek government has offered a €300,000 (about £257,000) reward to try to track down the culprits behind the murder of a British-born student in her suburban Athens home.The reward was publicised hours after Caroline Crouch, 20, was strangled in front of her baby daughter by armed burglars who had bound her husband, Babis Anagnostopoulos, to a chair after breaking in. The intr...
Tags: Greece, UK News, Athens, Caroline Crouch, Babis Anagnostopoulos


Greece offers £300,000 reward for killers who strangled British-born student in front of baby

Minister says country ‘shaken up’ by killing of Caroline Crouch, 20, while husband tied up and dog hung from banisterThe Greek government has offered a €300,000 (about £257,000) reward to try to track down the culprits behind the murder of a British-born student in her suburban Athens home.The reward was publicised hours after Caroline Crouch, 20, was strangled in front of her baby daughter by armed burglars who had bound her husband, Babis Anagnostopoulos, to a chair after breaking in. The intr...
Tags: Greece, UK News, Athens, Caroline Crouch, Babis Anagnostopoulos


Greece Offers Reward for Arrests in 'Barbaric' Home Invasion

Greek authorities have taken the rare step of offering a cash reward for information leading to arrests for a “barbaric” home invasion on the outskirts of Athens in which burglars strangled a young mother next to her 11-month-old baby.
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The best hotels in Santorini to book now that Greece is open to US travelers

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Booking.com Greece is reopening to US travelers and expects a big return in tourists this summer. The Greek Islands are among the most beautiful places to visit in Greece, especially Santorini. The best hotels in Santorini boast dramatic views, private pools, beaches, and suites for families. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With the recent announcement that Greece will open to travelers this summer ...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Cdc, US, Trends, Amsterdam, Athens, Marriott, Michelin, Greek Islands, Mediterranean, Santorini, Oia, Cave House, Jacuzzi, Piraeus


"In Athens... the puppet will befriend a minotaur and they will explore the city together. In Naples she is tired, has had enough..."

"... and will have a tantrum which, Vesuvius-like, releases energy, which will bring hundreds of dancers and musicians to join her. In Cologne, Amal will share apple pie with elderly people and hear their stories of growing up after the second world war."From "Puppet of refugee girl to ‘walk’ across Europe along 12-week arts festival trail/Three teams of four puppeteers will accompany Little Amal from Turkey to Manchester to celebrate refugees" (The Guardian). [Author: [email protected] (Ann A...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Law, Turkey, Syria, Puppets, Manchester, Athens, Pie, Naples, Ann Althouse, Little Amal, Cologne Amal


Murder of Young Mother in Front of Child Shocks Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - Three thieves strangled a young mother in front of her 11-month-old child on Tuesday after breaking into her home in an Athens...
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Daniel Hutchens, co-founder of Athens band Bloodkin, dies at 56. 'A musician's musician.'

Daniel Hutchens, who with Eric Carter helped define Athens music history with their band Bloodkin, died Saturday after suffering a stroke on Friday.        [Author: Athens Banner-Herald]
Tags: Religion, Athens, Daniel Hutchens, Athens Banner-Herald, Eric Carter, Bloodkin


‘The next decade will be all about heat’: can Athens head off climate crisis?

Mayor overseeing a green regeneration in city where temperatures can already surpass 40CLike every Athens mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis is acutely aware of the illustrious heritage of one of the world’s oldest cities. After all, he says, it is busts of Pericles and his mistress Aspasia that adorn the entrance of the neoclassical town hall. From the windows of his cavernous office, he can glimpse the Parthenon through the jumble of concrete buildings and antennas.But Bakoyannis prefers to talk about t...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Climate Change, Environment, World news, Athens, Pericles, Kostas Bakoyannis, Aspasia, Bakoyannis


American Airlines made a bet on South America for 2021. Civil unrest and spiking COVID-19 cases are now threatening its success in the region.

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. William Perugini/shutterstock American Airlines is facing numerous setbacks in South America. Rising COVID-19 cases in Chile, Brazil, and Peru forced the airline to cut flights in April. Civil unrest and protests in Colombia are now further threatening success in the region. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines' expansion strategy in South America is experiencing a seemingly never-ending stream of hurdles. Tourism-d...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, News, Greece, Planes, Israel, US, Trends, European Union, Analysis, Chicago, Colombia, Flying, Santiago


Delta and United are now offering flights to all of the European tourist countries welcoming vaccinated Americans

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have added flights to the three mainstream European countries open to Americans: Iceland, Croatia, and Greece. All three countries are welcoming US tourists with proof of vaccination, with some also allowing for just a negative COVID-19 test. American Airlines hasn't been as nimble, focusing more on South America and only launching fligh...
Tags: Europe, New York, Greece, Minneapolis, Boston, Israel, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington Dc, Delta, Athens, Brazil, Croatia


Spain's Sanchez Renews Call for Debt Mutualisation - Newspaper

ATHENS (Reuters) - Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Sunday renewed his call for debt mutualisation, saying it will help Europe better...
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Hoping to Lure Back Tourists, Greece Reopens Beaches After Lockdown

ATHENS (Reuters) - With widely spaced sun loungers and regular disinfections, Greece reopened its organised beaches on Saturday as the popular...
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Greece to Reopen Museums Next Week, Ahead of Tourism

ATHENS (Reuters) - Museums in Greece will reopen to visitors next week, a day before the official start of the tourism season on May 15,...
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Gridlock in Athens as Transport Staff Strike Over Labour Reform

ATHENS (Reuters) - Traffic was gridlocked in parts of Athens and some flights disrupted on Thursday as Greek transport workers joined a 24-hour...
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Greece Imposes Coronavirus Lockdown on Kalymnos Island

ATHENS (Reuters) - A rise in coronavirus infections on the Greek island of Kalymnos prompted authorities to place it under lockdown on Tuesday, a...
Tags: Greece, Athens, Reuters, Kalymnos, Kalymnos Island


Denmark bans Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, citing the risk of rare blood clots

A nurse loads a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on March 9, 2021 in Athens, Ohio. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Denmark banned Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. The risk of rare, unusual blood clots as a side effect outweighed the shot's benefits, authorities said. J&J's vaccine was highly effective at preventing COVID-19 in trials. See more stories on Insider's business page. Denmark has become the fir...
Tags: Cdc, France, US, Trends, Spain, Italy, Healthcare, Athens, Astrazeneca, Denmark, Fda, Vaccine, Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, J J, Food and Drug Administration FDA


SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 130

WW 130 SEVERE TSTM GA 031920Z - 040100Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 130 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 320 PM EDT Mon May 3 2021 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Western and central Georgia * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 320 PM until 900 PM EDT. * Primary threats include... Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible Isolated large hail events ...
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On the Smugglers’ Radar: May 2021

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other readers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions from various corners of the interwebs. Because we want far more books than we can possibly buy or review (what else is new?), we are revamping the Smugglers’ Radar into a monthly (mostly) SFF-focused feature – so YOU can tell us which books you have on your radar as well! As of last month, all of our monthly picks can...
Tags: Books, David, Malaysia, New York Times, Athens, West Africa, Nora Ephron, Mia, Black Mirror, Agatha Christie, Joan, Artemis, Crete, Fernando, Zen Cho, Phaedra


"One has to wonder how these rankings are established. I lived in Georgia for 30 years owing to professional reasons. Not a day went by that I did not want to leave."

"Even though I lived in one of Georgia's best places (Athens, I was in the geology faculty at UGA), I never found any redeeming qualities in the Southeast. And I tried, oh I tried. I found the climate and the vegetation oppressive, the landscape depressing, and the culture alien. I finally found two good things about Georgia: Atlanta's airport (the departure lounge only, never liked baggage claim) and Delta. I retired on January 1 of this year and moved to Santa Fe three days later. This place i...
Tags: Real Estate, Law, Colorado, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, New Hampshire, Delta, Athens, New Mexico, Swimming, Santa Fe, UGA, Ann Althouse