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Refuge Notebook: Nature's first green is gold

...polemonion, a medicinal plant associated with both the philosopher Polemos of Cappadocia and King Polemon of Pontus in ancient Greece. The Greek word polemos means war, which is why Pliny the Elder, a Roman scholar, attributed the name to the war created...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - After more than a century of fruitless lobbying, Greece is pinning its hopes of reclaiming the George Clooney's wife, Amal - advising Greece on the process, on which Tassoulas said Britain...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece has its own lake monster - and it's no Nessie. The Fire Brigade...near the seaside town of Rethymno. Crocodiles are not native to Greece. Regional official Vangelis Mamangakis said Monday it was unclear...
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Rich Lowry: Europe's immigration problem

...problem as it is by fear of the terrorism itself.Europe's anti-immigration parties run the gamut, from the loathsome (Greece's Golden Dawn), to the unsavory (France's National Front), to the more or less respectable (Britain's UKIP). What...
Rich Lowry: A stupendous bounty

...approaches it," McCloskey writes, "not the China of the Song Dynasty or the Egypt of the New Kingdom, not the glory of Greece or the grandeur of Rome."Thanksgiving is, in part, a festival of abundance, and despite the steep recession and grindingly...
Giana opens new Enchanted Crystals & Antiques at Red Diamond Center

...some of the items I've collected over the years as well as some beautiful handmade 18k gold jewelry I've brought in from Greece," Giana told the Dispatch. Enchanted Crystals & Antiques has wide variety of items from as far away as Persia and Europe...
New York town enters public prayer debate

...deliberation revolving around a case from Greece, N.Y., and the recitation of prayers...government entanglement" with religion.In Greece, N.Y., in response to the court ruling...required to be nonsectarian, which those in Greece, N.Y., clearly were not.According...
Author's diverse background makes for exciting cuisine

...South Africa and when she was 18, began traveling to learn about the cuisines and cultures of other places such as Australia, Greece and Mexico. Kiros' experiences come to life through her cookbooks' recipes and through the numerous reminiscences about the...

...latest embassies to suspend work in Tripoli. A Greek navy frigate also evacuated its embassy staff and nearly 200 people from Greece, China and other countries.Tunisia also opened its main border crossing with Libya after temporarily closing it a day earlier...
Dream cookbook chronicles an Italian life with romance, wit and recipes

...a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father and as a woman who grew up in South Africa and cooked in London, Australia, Greece and Mexico. Kiros' bio will tell you that she met her husband, Giovanni, on a trip to Italy to study language and food and...


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