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October 2014 Week 3


WASHINGTON — Ron DeSantis plans to kick off his presidential campaign in Iowa on Tuesday, the start of a busy week that will take him to 12 cities in three states as he tests his pitch as the most formidable Republican challenger to former President Donald Trump.

NICOSIA - It's already been rejected by the occupying Turkish-Cypriot side, but Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides said the European Union should help broker attempts to bring together the island split by unlawful 1974 Turkish invasions.

ATHENS - A resolution of support and solidarity for the elected ethnic Greek Mayor of Himare Fredi Beleri, who remains detained by Albanian authorities since May 12, was adopted on Monday by Athens City municipal council, following a proposal by Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis.

ATHENS – High school examinations in Greece were interrupted two days running by cyberattacks in sites around the country as officials scrambled to deal with them and set up defenses.

ATHENS – A nationalist, religious-based party, Niki (Victory) just missed getting enough of the vote in the May 21 first round of Greek elections and is close to the 3 percent needed to win seats in the June 25 second ballot.

ATHENS – The long-running saga of the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis allegedly bribing politicians and paying doctors to prescribe its medications brought convictions only against 15 physicians.

QAMISHLI, Syria — For at least four years, thousands of children have been growing up in a camp in northeast Syria housing families of Islamic State group militants, raised in an atmosphere where the group's radical ideology still circulates and where they have almost no chance for an education.

MILAN — The French general manager of Milan's famed Teatro alla Scala is facing the threat of a tenure cut short, even as he unveiled a star-studded 2023-24 season and announced record sponsor revenues on Monday.

The official countdown to the 2024 total solar eclipse has begun, and organizations nationwide are announcing plans to celebrate the momentous astronomical event.

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets don't brawl with other teams or bicker among themselves.


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