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Two moderate earthquakes in Athens

18 November, 2014 Greece

Two earthquakes measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale were recorded at 1:05 and 1:09 on Tuesday, 80 kilometres north-northwest of Athens.

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Police investigate charges on injured journalists during Exarchia incidents (photos)

18 November, 2014 Greece

The Greek Police headquarters and the Security Police of Attica are looking into charges alleging that police injured journalists covering yesterday’s (Monday) clashes between a group of young people and police at the Exarchia Square in Athens.

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Bloomberg: Greece-Troika negotiations reach deadlock

18 November, 2014 Finance

The news agency attributes this to the  Greek side resisting to the international creditors pressure.

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Former minister sentenced over inaccurate wealth statements

18 November, 2014 Greece

Yiannos Papantoniou and his spouse were given four-year prison sentences.

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Spongebob SquarePants voice actor faces child pornography charges

18 November, 2014 Strange News

This led to the popular animated being cancelled.

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Ellen DeGeneres mimics iconic Kim Kardashian shot (video)

18 November, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

The American hostess was joined by her wife.

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Man strips naked to pay tribute to November 17 uprising (photos)

18 November, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

A young man streaked through Aristotle University of Thessaloniki without clothes to mark the occasion of the students’ revolt anniversary.

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Recent Phaistos Disc phonetic decipherment implausible

18 November, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

A new research confirms what was previously suggested.

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Baby polar bear gets caught up in a piece of rope (photos)

18 November, 2014 Strange News

This is the hilarious moment a baby polar bear got itself a little tangled while playing with a piece of rope.

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Pictured rolling around in the snow, the images show the cute cub with its paws in a bit of a twist.

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Google, Facebook want to bring the world online with drones (video)

18 November, 2014 Business, Economy

Google has acquired Titan Aerospace and plans to use solar-powered drones to blanket the world in internet access. Turns out Facebook has the exact same idea.

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Greek-Australian loses 204 kg in just a year! (photos, video)

18 November, 2014 Strange News

Jordan Tikeridis broke the weight loss record in Australia.

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Widow discovers pregnancy on the eve of her husband’s funeral (video)

18 November, 2014 Society

A devastated widow has discovered that she is pregnant the day before her husband’s funeral, after a seven year struggle to conceive.

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Fast & Furious 7 – Official Trailer

18 November, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

 In Theaters and IMAX April 3, 2015.

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Greek tourism enterprises against increase in VAT

18 November, 2014 Business

The troika seems to bring back the issue of higher VAT rates.

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Cat “licks” the sound of tape (funny video)

18 November, 2014 Strange News

Cat has hilarious reflex to the sound of packing tape. She does this every time!

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Athens press overview (November 18)

18 November, 2014 Greece

The Tuesday edition of Athens’ dailies at a glance.

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Forty arrested in Italy mafia raids

18 November, 2014 World News

Anti-mafia police have arrested at least 40 people in raids targeting groups in northern Italy linked to the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate.

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Medical text books: Published 500 years ago caused a stir

18 November, 2014 Strange News

Published nearly 500 years ago, Andreas Vesalius’s medical text books occupy an important place in scientific history. Intricate art, unlike anything that had been seen before, sits alongside detailed text that sought to change the way bodies were dissected post mortem.

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Vesalius’s sharp and crisp images of human anatomy have survived the centuries. The paper is strong – made from pulped linen.

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Third woman to accuse Bill Cosby of rape: ‘He is a very, very sick man’

18 November, 2014 Lifestyle & Culture

The third woman to accuse Bill Cosby of raping her as a teenager has urged him not to take the allegations ‘to the grave’ and insists he is a ‘very, very sick man who needs help’.

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Carlsberg announces merger plan with Olympic Brewery

18 November, 2014 Greece

Carlsberg, the Danish brewery, on Tuesday announced it will significantly strengthen its position in Greece through its merger with Olympic Brewery, the third largest player in the Greek beer market.

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SYRIZA’s statement on celebrations for the Polytechnic uprising

18 November, 2014 Greece

The massive demonstrations on the anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising in Athens and other cities on Monday were the best tribute to the struggle for democracy in the country, main opposition SYRIZA said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Overdue debt to social security funds up in Oct‏ober

18 November, 2014 Economy, Finance, Greece

Overdue debt to social security funds rose to 11.485 billion euros at the end of October from 11.318 billion a month earlier, official figures showed on Tuesday.

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Monument to the uprising. Polytechnic uprising in 1973 was a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967-1974 and ended in bloodshed in the early morning of November 17 after a series of events starting with a tank crashing through the gates of the Polytechnic.