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Food companies, restaurants add protein to beef up profits

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NEW YORK - Though diet studies disagree about what's worse for you, carbohydrates or fat, most say nice things about eating protein, including its potential for better weight control.

Greek police, protesters clash during rally to mark rapper killing

ATHENS - Greek police fired teargas at protesters who hurled petrol bombs and stones in Athens on Thursday during a rally marking one year since the killing of an anti-fascism rapper by a far-right Golden Dawn supporter.

World, 18 Sep 2014

Greece will not need third bailout, PM Samaras tells paper

ATHENS - Greece is beating its fiscal targets and will not need a third bailout from its international creditors, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told Sunday's Realnews newspaper, confident that the country's debt will soon be deemed viable.

World, 13 Sep 2014

Greece says in 'danger zone' from influx of Syrian, Iraqi refugees

ATHENS - Greece is slipping into a "danger zone" without the funds or resources to handle a fast-growing wave of refugees trying to enter the European Union from war-torn countries like Syria and Iraq, the government warned on Thursday.

World, United Nations, Syria, Iraq 04 Sep 2014

Macedonia detains more than 100 illegal immigrants from Syria, Iraq

SKOPJE - Macedonian authorities have detained more than 100 illegal immigrants, mostly from Syria and Iraq, who were found hiding in a train carrying coal from neighboring Greece, the interior ministry said on Monday.

World, Syria, Iraq, United Nations, 01 Sep 2014

In Greek dairy war, milkmen cut out the middlemen

LARISSA Greece - Grassroots movements to cut out middlemen have been on the increase since Greece's debt crisis exposed the country's Achilles heel - a bureaucratic system which stifles innovation and encourages corruption.

World, 05 Aug 2014

Kurdish oil cargo unloaded at sea, destination a mystery

SINGAPORE - Part of a Kurdish oil cargo has been offloaded from a Greek-managed tanker into another tanker in the South China Sea, but mystery surrounds the identity of the buyer and where the two tankers are headed.

World, China, 31 Jul 2014

Russia bans Ukraine's soy, mulls ban on Greek fruit, U.S. poultry

MOSCOW/ATHENS - Russia has banned soy imports from Ukraine and may impose restrictions on Greek fruits and U.S. poultry next week, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday, in what could be responses to new Western sanctions.

World, Russia 31 Jul 2014

Greek court ruling on migrant shootings causes outrage

ATHENS - A Greek court acquitted two men accused over the shooting of migrant farm workers who were demanding unpaid wages and gave two foremen suspended sentences in a ruling that prompted outrage from unions and rights groups on Thursday.

World, 31 Jul 2014

Greek Orthodox church in Gaza shelters Muslims fleeing war

GAZA - About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.

World, United Nations, Israel 22 Jul 2014