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United States embassy, Athens, Greece An aerial file photo of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, Dec. 6, 2002.
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French-headquartered homeware and DIY chain Leroy Merlin is opening a new store near the US Embassy on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue in central Athens on Friday, hoping to balance its financial figures in Greece in 2018 after several loss-making years. The new three-story, 5,300-square meter ...
Protesters affiliated with the Communist Party-affiliated labor union PAME shout slogans as they pass the US Embassy near the center of Athens Tuesday evening during a demonstration against recent air strikes on Syria by the United States, Britain and France. Some of the protesters threw eggs at ... protests

The U.S. Embassy in Algiers expressed its "deepest condolences" to "our partners and colleagues in the Algerian military," and their families. The previous deadliest crash on Algerian soil occurred in 2003, when 102 people were killed after a civilian airliner crashed at the end of the runway in Tamanrasset. plane crashes
The project of renovating the building of the US Embassy in Athens, on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, is underway, the embassy announced on Tuesday. The US administration has contracted US-based Caddell Construction company to renovate and rehabilitate the historic "Chancery" building, designed ...
ATHENS, Greece — Greek police say they have arrested two Pakistani teenagers on suspicion of robbing tourists and passers-by at knifepoint near Greece's top tourist attraction, ... A protester stands to oppose the United States' policies against North Korea near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 9, 2018.
And although Israel's government is overjoyed by Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital — with a U.S. embassy set to open in the holy city in May — misgivings are percolating under the surface over Iran, where Israel sees Trump's efforts to date to crack down on Israel's arch-enemy as lacking.

The goal, as agreed by all participants at the Athens Energy Forum, as gas demand will increase steadily in the coming years, is transnational ... This is what Steven Bitner, the Economic Officer of the U.S. embassy in Athens said, using the words by Wess Mitchell, the European and Eurasian Affairs at the ...
U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a tweet: “We condemn the release of Dimitris Koufodinas, a convicted terrorist responsible for killing 11 civilians. We fundamentally believe that convicted terrorists do not deserve a vacation from prison. The US Embassy in Athens has conveyed ...
The U.S. Embassy in Athens warns American citizens to “exercise caution” around Exarchia Square, and it's a good idea to check that protests aren't brewing when you're there (such as during the annual commemoration of the 1973 student uprising on Nov. 17), but you should visit if you can. This is a ...
Today, he is taking a course titled “English for Academic Purposes” at Deree College at the American College of Greece under a program funded by the U.S. Embassy in Athens. The program, called Education Unites: From Camp to Campus, gives 200 scholarships to refugees so they can attend classes at ...
In simultaneous raids in Athens, Greek police detained Doğan and eight other DHKP-C suspects on Nov. ... In addition to attacks against Turkish security forces, the DHKP-C is also responsible for the suicide bombing at the U.S. Embassy in the capital Ankara that killed a Turkish security guard and injured ...
Members of 43 nongovernmental organizations from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) recently spent four days in Greece learning from colleagues here how to maximize their use of digital media. The series of seminars, titled “Tech Camp: Tools in Civil ...
The possibility of an 'accident' happening between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean is a matter of concern for the US Ambassador to Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt. In a television interview broadcast last Tuesday, the head of the American diplomatic mission in Greece expressed his worries, regarding the recent ...
University students and schoolchildren on Monday staged a protest in central Athens expressing their opposition to US-led strikes on Syria. Protesters carried banners calling for the closure of NATO bases in the Mediterranean and calling for funds to be channeled towards education rather than the ...
Protests erupted in parts of the world, including U.S. and Britain, against the U.S.-led missile attack against Syria. The U.S., Britain and France launched joint airstrikes in Syria earlier Saturday in response to a suspected chemical attack on civilians by Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally against military intervention in Syria, outside the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, on April 13, 2018. More than 4,000 people took part in rallies in Athens on Friday. (Xinhua/Marios ...

Thousands turned up at a rally and march on Saturday in central Athens organized by the Communist Party to protest the US-led airstrikes against Syria. The protesters gathered at Athens's central Syntagma Square before marching to the US Embassy, chanting anti-US slogans and carrying banners.
Supporters of the Greek Communist party chant slogans during an anti-war rally in front of the parliament, in Athens, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Thousands of supporters of the party marched to the U.S. embassy opposing the military strikes by western countries in Syria. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis) protest
A protester stands to oppose the United States' policies against North Korea near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 9, 2018. After months of trading insults and threats of nuclear annihilation, Trump agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un by the end of May to negotiate an ... protest
The competition, held at the Orange Grove, the embassy's startup incubator in central Athens, was organized with the support of the US Embassy in Athens. It was attended by Dutch Ambassador Caspar Veldkamp and his US counterpart Geoffrey Pyatt. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey R. Pyatt, Ambassador of the USA to ... protest
In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson arrives for President Donald Trump's speech at the Israel museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at least part of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press, and the Trump administration is considering ... protest
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of accepting private ... protest
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) - Montenegro's government said Thursday that an attacker threw a hand grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of the .... ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek lawmakers were voting early Thursday, following an 18-hour debate, on whether to investigate 10 senior politicians, ... protest
The goal, as agreed by all participants at the Athens Energy Forum, as gas demand will increase steadily in the coming years, is transnational ... This is what Steven Bitner, the Economic Officer of the U.S. embassy in Athens said, using the words by Wess Mitchell, the European and Eurasian Affairs at the ... protest
U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a tweet: “We condemn the release of Dimitris Koufodinas, a convicted terrorist responsible for killing 11 civilians. We fundamentally believe that convicted terrorists do not deserve a vacation from prison. The US Embassy in Athens has conveyed ... protest
The US embassy in Athens has conveyed serious concerns about the decision to the Greek government after the decision to release Koufodinas from prison for a two-day furlough. Koufodinas, 59, is serving a life sentence for 11 of the 23 assassinations conducted by the now-defunct November 17, a Greek ... protest
The U.S. Embassy in Athens warns American citizens to “exercise caution” around Exarchia Square, and it's a good idea to check that protests aren't brewing when you're there (such as during the annual commemoration of the 1973 student uprising on Nov. 17), but you should visit if you can. This is a ... protest
Today, he is taking a course titled “English for Academic Purposes” at Deree College at the American College of Greece under a program funded by the U.S. Embassy in Athens. The program, called Education Unites: From Camp to Campus, gives 200 scholarships to refugees so they can attend classes at ... protest
The possibility of an 'accident' happening between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean is a matter of concern for the US Ambassador to Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt. In a television interview broadcast last Tuesday, the head of the American diplomatic mission in Greece expressed his worries, regarding the recent ... protest
Illustrating the region's significance, it has been noted, for instance, that the new U.S. embassy in Skopje, the capital of FYROM, is the largest U.S. ..... what seemed like a constant stream of political and even sexual scandals, followed by the violent December 2008 riots in Athens, before collapsing in 2009. protest
And Trump has come under fire in Britain after he retweeted videos from a far-right British group and criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan following a terror attack last year. Trump canceled plans for a recent trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. embassy there, a move that avoided protests promised ... protest
It capped a two-day visit to Israel in which the vice president repeatedly referred to Jerusalem as Israel's capital and used a high-profile speech to the Knesset to announce plans to speed up the timing of the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem — moving it from Tel Aviv — by the end of 2019. protest
Pence spoke to the AP after delivering to the Knesset a major address in which he announced Trump's plans to expedite the move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of next year. He was the first sitting American vice president to address the parliamentary body. Pence said he had ... protest
“Jerusalem is Israel's capital and as such President Trump has directed the State Department to immediately begin preparations to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,” he said adding the embassy “will open before the end of next year.” The speech drew an angry denunciation from ... protest
“Unfortunately, the Constitutional Court is a hostage to the U.S. Embassy and the government. Most of the judges, 70-80%, depend on the ... Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister of Macedonia Bujar Osmani travelled to Athens to discuss the disputable issue with the Greek government. He said they are working on ... protest
In his final foreign speech as president, Barack Obama spoke to a crowd in Athens. “As you may have noticed,” he said, “the .... All but a skeleton US embassy staff have been withdrawn from Cuba and most of the Cuban diplomats in Washington have been expelled. The cause of the health issues afflicting ... protest
Facing protests during an upcoming trip to London to open the new U.S. embassy, Trump canceled his visit and said on Twitter it was to protest the “bad deal” the Obama administration reached for the new embassy building. In fact, President George W. Bush's administration announced the embassy would ... protest
BEIRUT: It is the last day of the long Easter Weekend Holiday in Beirut and I am waiting with Jeanane's purse while she enters the U.S. Embassy to get her visa ... Numerous Charles De Gaulle airport stamp for visits to Paris and France; several Belgium, Australia, two prior trips to U.S.; Cyprus, Athens, Italy, ... protest
The US has a stake in Greece's economic success, so I hope leaders in Athens will heed the lessons of the past and implement policies that allow for its economy and people to reach their full potential. The messages the ... The US Embassy will continue to do all we can to support this sector. I hope that a ... protest
Young girl in Greece protest near the US embassy in Athens on December 15, 2017 over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 12 hours ago ... protest
The US State Department on Wednesday launched a new Travel Advisory Program which ranks Greece at the lowest advisory level for safety and security risk. “Greece at the best level of the State Department's new Travel Advisory Program,” US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt remarked on Twitter. “I'm looking ... protest
Following commissioning, Jones completed supply officer training at the Naval Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga. He is also a ... He was also stationed in Kuwait attached to the U.S. Embassy working with the Kuwait Air Force as an advisor to the Kuwait Air Forces chief of logistics. A member of the ... protest
Palestinians living in Greece protest near the US embassy in Athens on December 15, 2017 over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. AMMAN, Jordan (AFP) — Jordan said on Saturday the Arab League would seek international recognition of the Palestinian state with ... protest
Palestinians living in Greece protest near the US embassy in Athens on December 15, 2017 over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. AMMAN, Jordan (AFP) — Jordan said on Saturday the Arab League would seek international recognition of the Palestinian state with ... protest
Police say a woman was hospitalized with burns in Athens after being hit in the thigh with a flare during the clashes. ... More than 5,000 officers were on duty for annual march in the Greek capital to the U.S. Embassy, which commemorates those who died in the 1973 crackdown by Greece's former junta. protest
6 by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and saying he would move the U.S. Embassy to the holy city. Trump said the move merely recognizes the fact that Jerusalem already serves as Israel's capital and that he was not prejudging negotiations on the city's final borders. But Palestinians, who seek ... protest
President Vladimir Putin has provided numerous examples of the U.S. Embassy doing this, for example, when U.S. diplomats attended the meetings of ... In an interview with the The Sunday Times, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called Athens "the analogue of the United States and the West," and ... protest
He did not elaborate on the conflicting government statements. The Swedish and Canadian governments confirmed the deaths of their citizens, but the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City confirmed only that there were "multiple" American deaths and several injuries. A statement said the embassy had staff on the ... protest
The Palestinians sought the General Assembly vote after the United States on Monday vetoed a resolution supported by the 14 other U.N. Security Council members that would have required Trump to rescind his declaration on Jerusalem as Israel's capital and not move the U.S. Embassy there. Unlike the ... protest


 

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