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2014-09-04 12:23:19

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electricity, Gas and Water Meters: The European Market Report 2014, Forecasts to 2018 and Long Term Trends to 2050https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2098928/Electricity-Gas-and-Water-Meters-The-European-Market-Report-2014-Forecasts-to-2018-and-Long-Term-Trends-to-2050.html The Combined European Annual Demand for Electricity, Gas and Water Meters Valued at $3.35 Billion in 2014But By 2018,...

2014-09-03 23:12:48

Previously served as Military Advisor of the Greek Delegation’s NATO headquarters, Commander Parisis Kanoutos, GRC (N) has joined the list of high profile speakers to be present during QMARSEC 2014. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The QMARSEC Committee is proud to announce Commander Parisis Kanoutos GRC (N) as one of the high profile guest speakers for the upcoming Qatar Maritime Security Coastal and Border Surveillance Conference. Scheduled to be held on October 14th and 15th 2014. At...

2014-08-13 16:21:14

PIRAEUS, Greece, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) ("Aegean" or the "Company") today announced financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30(th), 2014. Second Quarter Highlights -- Sales volumes of 2,659,620 metric tons. -- Gross profit of $84.5 million. -- Operating income of $19.3 million. -- Net income attributable to Aegean shareholders of $9.3 million or $0.20 basic and diluted earnings per...

2014-08-06 20:20:29

Antcor acquisition strengthens u-blox' technology for robust short-range connectivity THALWIL, Switzerland and ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u?blox (SIX:UBXN), a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, has acquired the company Antcor, a developer of Wi-Fi baseband intellectual property (IP). The acquisition consists of a purchase of 100% of the shares of Antcor Advanced Network...

2014-08-06 12:25:12

World Travel Awards has just unveiled the winners of its 2014 survey of the finest luxury hotels and spas on 6 continents and names the Iconic Santorini as Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel. NASHVILLE, Tenn. and SANTORINI, Greece, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- World Travel Awards has just unveiled the winners of its 2014 survey of the finest luxury hotels and spas on 6 continents and names the Iconic Santorini, a romantic cave hotel on the honeymoon island of Santorini as...

2014-07-31 16:21:31

PIRAEUS, Greece, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it plans to hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the second quarter of 2014 on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company plans to issue financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 after the close of market trading. What: Second Quarter 2014 Conference Call and Webcast...

2014-07-30 23:16:24

VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added to the company’s exclusive network to help couples struggling with infertility. Top fertility clinics in Spain, Switzerland, Greece, and Cyprus are creating an initiative to offer affordable, state-of-the-art IVF treatments to couples across the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added...

2014-07-02 04:20:13

Differences in coastline demarcation rules between EU countries have immense implications on the implementation of the Barcelona Protocol on ICZM ATHENS, Greece, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project [http://marenostrumproject.eu ] is calling on the governments of EU countries to establish a task force to propose uniform criteria and methods for delineating their coastlines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694482 )...

2014-06-12 23:01:01

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues in Brazil. The teams which have earned a spot at the 2014 World Cup include: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia, South...

2014-06-09 08:26:12

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professor Jacob Soll, author of "The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations", urges the Greek government to implement generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). In his recently released and widely acclaimed book, "The Reckoning", Professor Soll reviews several centuries of the rise and fall of nations, many once thought invincible. His research findings are clear and compelling. Nations...


Latest Greece Reference Libraries

Skyros Pony
2014-05-24 11:18:18

The Skyros is a breed of pony found only on the island of Skyros and thought to be a descendent of horses brought to the island by Athenian settlers between 400 and 700 BC. Possibly, the pony was used by Alexander the Great and portrayed in the friezes of the Greek Parthenon. They mainly inhabit the southern mountain areas and some were caught by farmers for agricultural work. However, in the 1960s the population had dwindled and were no longer used for farm work. Wild donkeys also played...

Pindos Pony
2014-05-19 10:46:10

The Pindos pony, also known as the Thessalonian, is a breed of pony native to Thessaly and Epirus, Greece in the Pindus mountain range. Its ancestors are believed to be oriental breeds brought to Greece by Scythian settlers, possibly a direct descendant from an old Thessalonian breed that was developed by the Greeks. The Pindo’s head is somewhat coarse looking with small eyes. The length of the neck and back are reasonable with a narrow frame. The quarters are underdeveloped and the tail...

Aegean Cat
2013-06-11 15:27:32

The Aegean cat is a landrace breed of domestic cat, occurring naturally on the Cycladic Islands in Greece. Its development as an official breed began in the 1990’s, when breeders associated with the new Greek cat fancy began breeding it. Despite this, large organizations do not accept it as a legitimate breed. It is said to be quite popular in Greece and is a common choice for pest control in many areas there. The Aegean cat is a medium sized cat with a strong body and healthy features....

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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