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2010-02-04 15:30:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that the Company's President, E.

2009-09-02 15:15:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that the Company's President, E.

2009-02-03 10:38:20

A spokesman for the Greek government said farmers should negotiate, rather than protest in the streets following a skirmish between farmers and police. What is important is the dialogue, spokesman Evangelos Antonaros said. Police used tear gas to break up a protest Monday after about 500 farmers from the Island of Crete went to the Greek port of Piraeus to protest the government's handling of a new agriculture compensation package.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.