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Greece swears in conservative prime minister

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/08/19, 11:55 am

Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis became the country’s new prime minister Monday after his New Democracy party won a weekend parliamentary election. With at least 90 percent of the ballots counted, Mitsotakis’ party received the largest proportion of the vote to secure an estimated 158 seats in the 300-member Parliament. The extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party narrowly failed to reach the 3 percent threshold to win any parliamentary seats, bucking the rising European trend that has seen populist parties take control.

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Kindness to strangers

Documentary | Film shows inspiring Christian work among refugees in Greece
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 6/13/19, 03:40 pm

Rarely do media report anymore on European tent cities crammed with desperate refugees. Jesus in Athens, a new documentary by Training Leaders International, won’t let us forget these outcasts. Exceptional videography and illustrations, compelling interviews, and personal stories tell how Christ is bringing Muslims in Greece to saving faith through Christian love. 

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A global outlook dominated by stress and worry

International | Gallup poll attempts to track the emotional health of people around the world
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/29/19, 01:19 pm

GLOBAL: The most positive country in the world is Paraguay, and the most negative is Chad, according to a Gallup poll that surveyed 150,000 people in about 140 countries in a bid to track the world’s emotional health. Pollsters found worry and stress up everywhere, and while the United States ranked 39th overall, Americans joined Greeks in being the most stressed populations in the world.

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