Tag: Athens

Athens bans protests for EU meeting

  Greek police have banned protests in central Athens ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers in the capital. Demonstrators will be barred from areas including Syntagma Square, the focus of recent anti-austerity protests. EU finance ministers are expected to sign off the next instalment of Greece’s […]

Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia

Contact: Jacqueline Partarrieu press@escardio.org 33-492-947-756 European Society of Cardiology Cola and honey: Exploring food riddles in rhythm disturbances Athens, Greece, 25 June 2013. Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia, report two […]

Orphans of the EU meltdown: The shocking picture that shows how middle class parents in Greece are dumping their children in orphanages so they won’t starve

By  Ian Birrell PUBLISHED: 17:27 EST, 22  June 2013 |  UPDATED: 20:04 EST, 22 June 2013 Laughing children play in a pine-scented  courtyard on a warm summer’s evening. Excitement rises to fever pitch as a creamy  chocolate gateau is sliced. It appears a timeless, idyllic scene – but […]

Greece seeks buyers for local units of Cypriot banks

ATHENS |          Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:20pm EDT ATHENS (Reuters) – Athens has started exploring local lenders’ interest in taking over the Greek units of Cypriot banks, as part of the island’s international bailout agreed earlier on Saturday, Greece’s finance minister said. Cypriot banks will receive the bulk […]

Greek economic crisis has cleared the air

25 January 2013 by Michael Marshall Magazine issue 2901.  Subscribe and save EVEN the darkest cloud may have a silver lining. The sharp drop in air pollution that accompanied Greece’s economic crisis could be a boon to the nation’s health. Mihalis Vrekoussis of the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia […]

Gargle with sugar water to boost self control

Sugar boosts self-control, UGA study says Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 Writer: April Reese Sorrow, 706 / 542-7991, aprilr@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – To boost self-control, gargle sugar water. According to a study co-authored by University of Georgia professor of psychology Leonard Martin published Oct. 22 in Psychological Science, a […]

RT: Greece can easily slide into Civil War

Thursday, 08 November 2012 Greece risks sliding into a civil war, unless officials in Athens follow Iceland’s example and default on the country’s loans, journalist Charlie McGrath told RT. ­Charlie McGrath from Wide Awake News says Greece needs to admit to bankruptcy and start fresh from scratch. “The […]

Business defections hit Greece amid recovery effort

  14Oct2012 ATHENS (AFP)   Efforts to restore investor confidence in Greece’s struggling economy took a double blow this week when a major European bottler and a prominent dairy company announced relocation plans.   Coca-Cola’s second biggest bottler worldwide, Athens-based Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCHBC), on Thursday said it was […]