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The Holy Fire appears in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Holy Fire Doubter Draws Fiery Retorts From Greek Faithful For Easter Holiday

A Greek writer and erstwhile politician who ridiculed the concept of Holy Fire ahead of Easter has drawn sharp rebukes from critics but also the backing of a new, rising political party leader who defended his stance in a country where almost everyone declares themselves Greek Orthodox and a Church

Church supporter. Nikos Dimou suggested that the Holy Fire brought back from Jerusalem each Easter Saturday is not the result of a miracle.

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Astoria: More than Greek, But Still Greek

By Constantine S. Sirigos 0 comment

You can still go to Astoria for Greek food, but it certainly won’t be the only cuisine of choice, reports the New York Daily News. The number of non-only-Greek

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Delays Could Free Golden Dawn Suspects

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Golden Dawn MPs could be released from detention because Parliament has been slow to lift the immunity of others.

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NYPD Muslim Spying

Mayor De Blasio, Placing his Stamp on NYC, Disbands NYPD's Muslim Spy Unit

By Constantinos E. Scaros 0 comment

New NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, the first Democrat to hold that post since the 20-year reign of Republicans Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, and considered by some

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Cyprus Eyes 2015 Market Return

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Cyprus is considering a cautious market return in 2015 to see if investors will bite on buying the country's debt, President Nicos Anastasiades said.

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Greek Soccer Semi Turns Ugly

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A Greek soccer semi-final game was marred by smog caused by hundreds of flares and fish thrown on the loser's bench.

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Megaron Mousikis: Athens Concert Hall

By ANTHE MITRAKOS 0 comment

Staying in Athens and interested in a little sophisticated entertainment? A classical concert, ballet performance, or opera, perhaps? Look no further than the Megaron Mousikis, the Athens Concert