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May 2014 Week 3


ATHENS - Greek banks' profile is solid, their capital base and the quality of their assets improved, while their revenue growth is up significantly, DBRS said in a report on the country's four systemic banks (Alpha Bank, Eurobank, National Bank and Piraeus Bank).

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is trying to project calm after regional bank failures, saying on Tuesday that the U.

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rallying in early trading on Wall Street on hopes for more help for banks from the U.

PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday rejected a defense argument that a British man’s confession to killing his ailing wife was unlawfully obtained, because he was in no frame of mind to speak to police without a lawyer present.

LONDON - A deal reportedly being discussed that would see the British Museum loan Greece the stolen Parthenon Marbles is too risky because they likely wouldn't be returned, warned a report by the British think tank Policy Exchange.

ATHENS - After giving amnesty nine times since 1974 to unlawful construction – seen as a way of seeking support from voters by governments – Greece now pledged to stop the practice on the island of Mykonos after an archaeologist involved in building oversight was badly beaten.

NEW YORK (AP) — Rick Pitino is back in the Big East Conference.

WASHINGTON — It seemed like a good idea at the time: Red-state Democrats facing grim reelection prospects would join forces with Republicans to slash bank regulations — demonstrating a willingness to work with President Donald Trump while bucking many in their party.

ATHENS - Sunny days, warm weather, the Mediterranean Diet, lazy days, the prospect of living longer haven't made Greeks as gleeful as the tourism slogans might indicate because the country ranks only 58th in the World Happiness Report.

ATHENS – Greeks struggling to pay their electricity bills that doubled in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine are seeing a slight drop but the rates are still the highest in Europe.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


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