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NASA might not be able to keep to the 2024 timeline for Artemis moon mission
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NASA might not be able to keep to the 2024 timeline for Artemis moon mission

An official told Congress that it’s good for NASA to have an aggressive goal, but many things need to come together for it to happen.

Seven killed after Turkish boat carrying migrants to Greek island Lesbos capsizes; Coast Guard rescues 57 people
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Seven killed after Turkish boat carrying migrants to Greek island Lesbos capsizes; Coast Guard rescues 57 people

A boat carrying dozens of migrants to a Greek island from the nearby Turkish coast capsized early on Tuesday, leaving seven people dead, including two children.

Cyprus unification talks break, with promise to resume after 18 January
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Cyprus unification talks break, with promise to resume after 18 January

Top diplomats from Turkey, Greece and Britain temporarily suspended talks aimed at helping unify long-divided Cyprus after failing to narrow differences Thursday on security guarantees for its ethnic Greek and Turkish communities.

Humans of Olympics: Meet John Ioannidis, the Greek who collects, trades and sells Games’ pins
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Humans of Olympics: Meet John Ioannidis, the Greek who collects, trades and sells Games’ pins

Humans of Olympics Part III: Meet this Greek from Athens who collects, trades and sells pins. He has attended seven Olympics, seven Paralympics and one Special Olympics.

Terrorism or technical error? Authorities confused about reasons behind EgyptAir flight crash
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Terrorism or technical error? Authorities confused about reasons behind EgyptAir flight crash

The EgyptAir flight MS804, which departed from Paris on Wednesday night at 2.26 am has reportedly crashed in the Mediterranean Sea minutes after it lost contact with the Greek and Egyptian air traffic controllers.

EgyptAir intensifies search for crashed plane; terror attack not ruled out
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EgyptAir intensifies search for crashed plane; terror attack not ruled out

A massive search was under way Thursday for the wreckage of an EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean with 66 people on board, in what the Egyptian authorities said may have been an act of terrorism.

Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms
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Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek lawmakers have adopted a controversial package of pension cuts and tax hikes despite mass public opposition, bowing to creditor demands in a bid to unlock the next tranche of badly-needed bailout funds.

Eleven migrants drown off Greek island, reports maritime police
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Eleven migrants drown off Greek island, reports maritime police

At least 11 migrants, including five children, drowned and about 10 were missing after their boat sank overnight off the Greek island of Farmakonisi, Greek maritime police said on Wednesday.

No injuries after blast outside Greek industry association, sources rule out jihadi attack
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No injuries after blast outside Greek industry association, sources rule out jihadi attack

A bomb exploded early on Tuesday outside the offices of Greece's industry association in Athens, causing damage but no injuries, a police source said.

#PicOfTheLot: Refugees in Greece
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#PicOfTheLot: Refugees in Greece

Daily pick of best pictures from around the world.

Greek lawmakers back bailout package ahead of EU, ECB talks
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Greek lawmakers back bailout package ahead of EU, ECB talks

Greek lawmakers have backed a deeply contentious bailout package, clearing the first hurdle towards securing a rescue hours before fresh talks between eurozone ministers but leaving the radical left government in Athens weakened.

Australian businessman promises to pay pension of man who became 'the face of Greek crisis'
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Australian businessman promises to pay pension of man who became 'the face of Greek crisis'

Australian businessman promises to pay pension of man who became face of Greek crisis.

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras vows to go ahead with controversial bailout referendum
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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras vows to go ahead with controversial bailout referendum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has vowed to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders ruled out any fresh debt offer before Sunday's vote.

'Euro fails, Europe fails': Angela Merkel stresses on need to compromise amid Greek crisis
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'Euro fails, Europe fails': Angela Merkel stresses on need to compromise amid Greek crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed on Monday that amid the Greek crisis Europe needs the ability to compromise, warning if the "euro fails, Europe fails", but insisted the bloc must also stick to its principles.

Most Indians think it's bad time to find jobs: Survey
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Most Indians think it's bad time to find jobs: Survey

Most of the world, including India, was pessimistic about the job market last year with 57 percent of adults saying it was a bad time to find a job, according to a new Gallup survey.