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Persecuted by jihadists, Yazidis flee to Greece
By Costas Onisenko
Kathimerini met with Jamal at a Kurdish cafe in central Athens. He told us how he came to Greece as part of a group of 20 Yazidis. Their group, as well as others (there are no official numbers), entered Syria and then headed to Turkey, spending a few days in Istanbul to make contact with traffickers who could get them into Greece.
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The story of a Kenyan woman´s escape from genital mutilation
Everyone who knows her speaks of a kind, low-key woman who only rarely shares her story. The 42-year-old Kenyan, who wished to rem...
Persecuted by jihadists, Yazidis flee to Greece
“They hate us because of our faith. The only thing they have asked of us is that we change religion – not that we join their army ...
Porto Heli wrestles with trash problem over summer
The picturesque seaside village of Porto Heli is being transformed into an improvised landfill this summer as domestic waste is pi...
Despite difficulties, one of the country’s first organic farmers continues to fight the good fight
Christoforos Diamantis started farming organically in Marathon, northeast of Athens, in 1985, at a time when there were no agencie...
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Start-ups hold promise but are no panacea for Greek economy, say experts
Akis Laopodis was 23 years old when he was ready to enter the work force. Though it was before the start of the economic crisis an...
Since emigrating to Australia with their families, Greek teen stars shine in Melbourne
Gina and Amanda are not a comedy duo, but two 17-year-old Greek girls who emigrated to Australia with their families and are turni...
Cooperative enterprises gaining ground in Greece
If you're in Ano Petralona and thirsting for a refreshing cup of iced cinnamon tea and a watermelon salad while quietly enjoying a...
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One of the country’s first organic farmers continues to fight the good fight
 
Christoforos Diamantis started farming organically in Marathon, northeast of Athens, in 1985, at a time when there were no agencies for certifying agricultural products, but even then he understood that pesticides and other heavy chemicals had no place in the cultivation of superior crops.

Start-ups hold promise but are no panacea for Greek economy, say experts
 
While Endeavor can track how many start-ups are developed, it does not have a record of the number of start-ups that failed along the way. The organization has determined that only 25 percent of start-ups have a high probability of success.
 
LIFE
GASTRONOMY
From crowdfunding to recipes for sharing
By Anna Mazarakis
Three-quarters of a cup of creativity, two tablespoons of love, a pinch of anxiety, a few drops of doubt – these are just a few of the ingredients Alexandra Stratou listed in a Kickstarter video introducing what it took to create a self-published cookbook filled with family recipes.
BUSINESS
ANALYSIS
Perceptions and praying for our peers
By Dimitris Kontogiannis
Biggest threats to Greece’s recovery are how others view the country and other eurozone states’ performance.
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SOCIETY
Purification rituals
By Nikos Xydakis
As the deadly deflation deepens, as the economy remains locked in recession for a sixth consecutive year, and as unemployment hovers at a stubbornly high rate, it simply makes no sense to drain the economy in advance. The Greek economy is dying for liquidity and demand-side measures while people are desperate for jobs.
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