Tag Archives: Athens

28Mar/17

Europe’s top clubs “unhappy” with FIFA’s World Cup expansion

European Club Association chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Europe’s top clubs are unhappy with the expansion of the World Cup and calls sport’s governing bodies to reduce the number of international matches.

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19Aug/16

Can money buy Olympic success?

UK Sport hails the impact of lottery funding on Team GB’s success at the Rio Olympics, as Britain celebrates its most successful Games ever on foreign soil.

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29Nov/15

Biggest day ever of climate action, scuffles in Paris

Some 2,000 climate change events take place in cities across the globe on the eve of the Paris climate talks, making this the biggest ever day of climate action in history. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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12Oct/15

Voices from Piraeus: migrants relate reasons and risks

A passenger ferry carrying around 2,500 migrants arrives at Greece’s mainland from Lesbos, an island struggling to cope with the tens of thousands of people reaching its shores after fleeing war, persecution and poverty.

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11Oct/15

Unwanted fruits and vegetables are made into meals for thousands in Athens

Greek non-governmental organisations (NGOs) join forces and feed lunch to thousands using more than a ton of “ugly” vegetables and fruits that would have been thrown out.
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20Sep/15

Greek conservative leader concedes defeat to leftist Syriza rival

Conservative New Democracy leader Vangelis Meimarakis concedes defeat on Sunday in Greece’s national election to his leftist rival, Syriza’s Alexis Tsipras.

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