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Greece seeks to lift diaspora voting restrictions

Greek City Times 14 Apr 2021
After decades of debate, in December 2019 parliament passed a law giving all Greek citizens living abroad the right to vote from their place of residence, if they can prove that they have lived continuously in Greece for two years in the last 35 years ... Which cities have the largest Greek population outside of Greece?.

Chris Jones: Remembering the day Prince Philip looked me in the eye

Hastings Tribune 14 Apr 2021
I met Prince Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99, one time ... He looked me straight in the eye and asked me how I got to school. “By bus, sir,” I piped up ... It was November 1976 ... Perhaps it was his status as an outsider, born in Greece and then living a life of exile ... It is often said of the queen that almost all living Britons have known no other ... .

Ambassador Pyatt: We strongly support Greece’s stabilising role in the region

Greek City Times 13 Apr 2021
Ambassador to Greece met with the Greek Foreign Minister today and had an “outstanding discussion.” ... “strongly” supports “Greece’s stabilising role in the region.” ... Greek and American revolutions are uniquely intertwined, Long Live Greece!.

Tuesday evening UK news briefing: Brussels faces soaring costs for Pfizer's Covid vaccine

The Daily Telegraph 13 Apr 2021
Pfizer has increased the cost of its Covid jab for future orders placed by the European Commission by more than 60pc as experts predict vaccine prices will continue to rise ... It comes amid concerns the virus could circulate in unprotected communities as restrictions lift ... Greece pushes ahead to open up while ICUs struggle 'We have to live with risk' .

Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough marvel over ‘Monday’ romance, Disney+ franchises

Orange County Register 12 Apr 2021
Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough star in “Monday,” a romantic dramedy set in Greece at the start of a passionate romance ... In “Monday,” which was co-written and directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Stan plays Mickey, an American expatriate in Greece, living the life of an itinerant DJ and perpetual man-child.

Squeezed New Democracy Will Lift Diaspora Voting Rights Restrictions

The National Herald 12 Apr 2021
ATHENS - After supporting strict limitations on voting rights for Greeks abroad, the New Democracy government will move to end them to allow more people to take part in elections while living outside the country ... Whomever registers an intent to vote from their place of residence will forfeit their right to vote in Greece.

After the death of Prince Philip, media mourning in the UK

Columbia Journalism Review 12 Apr 2021
Living Through the Climate Emergency ... “I’ve had those conversations with people who don’t believe my way of living is appropriate.” On Friday, Giorgos Karaivaz, a prominent crime reporter for Star TV, in Greece, was shot and killed near his home, in Athens.

The TOP 10 Greek Influencers YOU should be following

Greek City Times 11 Apr 2021
Surprisingly, Greece, being a small country has a rather large number of very ‘influential influencers’ ... Considering most of us are living in a Covid-19 world with regular lockdowns and the inability to travel, our best bet to seeing Greece is through Instagram, at least temporarily ... He has a great eye for Greece and its many attractions.

Who were Prince Philip’s sisters?

Metro UK 11 Apr 2021
Philip, born on June 10, 1921, was the youngest of four children for Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg ... Prince Philip had a dramatic childhood – fleeing Greece in an orange crate and his family living in exile for a time – and this meant being separated from his family for large periods of time.

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Pays Tribute to Prince Philip: ‘I Could See His Deep Interest in ...

The Algemeiner 11 Apr 2021
... a maple tree in memory of his mother, Princess Alice of Greece, at Yad Vashem, which is Israel’s Holocaust museum. And we recall how his mother exceptionally bravely saved the lives of members of the Cohen family in Greece by sheltering them in her palace in Athens.”.

Meet your student-athlete: Eagle Valley’s Claire Whelan

Vail Daily 11 Apr 2021
Editor’s note ... So you live on a ranch? “It’s kind of a family-created ranch when we moved out here ... He’s also wonderfully good at being sensitive to people’s emotions at the time we’re living in right now ... Kiwi ... Do you ski/snowboard? “Before we lived here, my family lived in Texas. We probably skied more when we lived in Texas.” ... Where do you go? Greece.

Is American Religiosity Really Falling?

The American Spectator 11 Apr 2021
Yet a Pew Global Attitudes Study of 34 nations in 2019 found the 70 percent of Americans saying religion was very or somewhat important in their lives was exceeded only marginally by Greece in Europe, with only Muslim and a few Catholic countries worldwide more religious.

Excellent Arsenal loanee refuses to confirm Emirates return as he talks about staying for one ...

Caughtoffside 10 Apr 2021
Dinos Mavropanos has always been on the fringe of the Arsenal first team so it wasn’t a great loss when he went on loan to Stuttgart this season, but he’s starting to live up to that early potential. His performances have earned him a debut with Greece and a report ...

Princess Alice of Battenberg - who was Prince Philip's mother?

ITV 10 Apr 2021
By 1917 Greece's official policy of neutrality in the conflict had become untenable and the whole royal family was forced to flee to Switzerland. She only returned to Greece briefly in the early 1920s where the family lived in Corfu - and where Prince Philip was born on a dining room table.

Georgetown University Celebrates Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence

The National Herald 10 Apr 2021
Katsos pointed out that many Greeks lived outside of Greece and the area that became the hotbed of the Revolution, the Morea, was not among the cosmopolitan areas where most Greeks lived, such as Constantinople and Smyrna ... and America to support the cause of freedom for Greece.