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Greek Discovery of Iceland Supported by New Evidence

The Greek discovery of Iceland more than one thousand years before the Vikings is supported by new evidence published in the December 2020 issue of The Housman Society Journal. Based on an essentially linguistic hypothesis of his own inspiration, Dr....

Successful Greek Fisherman in Iceland Longs to Return to his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his success in Iceland's largest economic sector, Alevras would like to return back home to his...

Greece Beats Iceland 90-61 in Eurobasket 2017 Opening Game

It took a supreme second half performance by the Greek basketball players for the national team to beat Iceland in their opening Eurobasket 2017 game in Helsinki. With Panathinaikos point guard Nikos Pappas being the top scorer with 20 points...

Greece Records Third Highest Tax Ratio Increase in OECD

Greece recorded the third highest tax ratio increase among OECD countries in the 2013-2014 period, with an 1.5% increase, following Denmark (3.3%) and Iceland (2.8%), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Thursday. In its annual Revenue Statistics publication,...

Greece Ranks 91st in Gender Equality

Greece ranks 91st in gender equality, according to the latest figures by the World Economic Forum. It is noted that in 2010, Greece was in 58th place. Iceland ranks first. The World Economic Forum rated 142 countries using a scale...

Banking's Big Lie Breaks Cyprus

If banks loaned money at their own risk, there would be far less reprehensible moneymaking in the world. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Convinced that banks had all the answers to the ever-increasing socio-economic problems, governments have endorsed...

Mother of Greek Assault Victim To Testify in Iceland Court Case

The mother of a Greek tourist, who was the victim of a severe physical assault in Reykjavik in May 2010, will testify in the place of her son, according to the decision of the Supreme Court of the country. The...