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Suspect in arms procurement scandal flees

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Swiss-French banker Jean-Claude Oswald, who is facing charges of money laundering and bribery in connection to an arms procurement program, went missing on Tuesday after removing his monitoring bracelet, Greece's Justice Ministry said.

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Greece slides further down IMD World Talent Ranking

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Greece has failed to stem its brain drain, as the latest report by the Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland shows that the country is continuing to lose ground in its World Talent Ranking, a global chart which evaluates the capability of 63 states in developing, attracting and retaining talent.

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A stitch in time: Cyprus’s Lefkaritiko lace faces grim future

PETROS KARADJIAS & MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS

Legend has it that the intricate needlework used in embroidery known as "Lefkaritiko" lace was of such high quality that Leonardo Da Vinci himself bought a tablecloth when he visited this mountainous village in the late 15th century and gifted it to Milan’s cathedral.

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Deputy sports minister calls for probe into neo-Nazi soccer fans

Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis has called for an investigation into audiovisual material from a Nations League soccer game in Athens on Sunday between Greece and Estonia, where supporters of the home team were captured on video making the Nazi salute and holding up a flag with the black sun used as a symbol by the SS.

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Tradition | Athens | To January 13, 2019

The Benaki Museum presents “Ethos: Another Side of Greece,” a collection of photographs by Athens-based photographers George Tatakis and Michael Pappas, taken over the last seven years and capturing customs and traditional events in different parts of Greece.