Top Positive Greek News: Week of Jan 29-Feb 4

Get our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’  positive Greek news articles this week. New list every Saturday!

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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:


Greece to establish its own Hellenic Space Agency – National Center for Space Applications (NCSA)

The objective, of course, is not to start any independent…space exploration program. Read more

Former HHS Secretary Burwell Is American University’s Next President

Sylvia Mathews Burwell has been named the 15th President of American University in Washington, DC. She succeeds Neil Kerwin as president and will assume her responsibilities on June 1, 2017. Read more

Thessaloniki, Greece: A Turbulent History And Greek Charm Combined

Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city and its cultural capital. The city is built along the sea, at the back of the Thermaikos Gulf. Located in northern Greece, Thessaloniki has beautiful beaches, fine hotels and restaurants, ancient buildings, ruins and museums. Read more

A Crete escape, whatever the weather: Visiting Greece’s biggest isle in winter (and learning how to cook like a local)

Biking through ghostly seaside resorts along the northern coast of Crete, it’s clear that finding somewhere for coffee might be something of a challenge. Read more

SOMA-Based ‘Quiddity Tours’ to Take High Schoolers to Italy, Greece

Now, they are planning a trip open to all high school students, including those from South Orange-Maplewood, to Italy and Greece during this upcoming summer to study the topic of “Democracy and Aesthetics.” Read more

How to Spend One Perfect Day in Athens, Greece

Here is an itinerary that gives you the full span of history and culture and gives you time to really appreciate the marvels on display. Read more

Daimler close to buying Taxibeat in Greece for around $43M

Automakers are continuing to ramp up their holdings in the world of on-demand transportation services, and in the latest development, Germany’s Daimler is closing in on a deal to acquire Taxibeat, a profitable ride-hailing app based out of Athens. Read more

That’s it for this week!

Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news on the web.

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