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AJC chief Harris sees Baltakos video as 'damning,' puts faith in PM to act

American Jewish Committee executive director David Harris has labelled as “damning” the video of former cabinet secretary Panayiotis Baltakos speaking to Golden Dawn spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris.

“What Mr. Baltakos did is an affront to Prime Minister Samaras and to the vast majority of the Greek people,” said Harris, according to the AJC’s website.

Mick Jagger's Girlfriend L'Wren Scott Found Dead

L'Wren Scott, fashion designer and girlfriend to Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was found dead in in a New York apartment Monday morning.

According to preliminary reports of police authorities, as cited by Fox News, she died of an apparent suicide.

The 49-year-old fashion designer and former model was found hanged in her Manhattan apartment.

Piraeus and Alpha promoting issues

 Banks encouraged by international interest in plans to cover capital requirements; National set to follow

By Yiannis Papadoyiannis

The Piraeus Group will likely launch its 500-million-euro bond issue on Monday, while bank officials who have been busy promoting the issue at events in London and New York are reporting major investor interest.

Four Killed, Nine Missing in Manhattan Explosion

At least four people were killed in the massive explosion and fire that leveled two buildings in Manhattan, New York, Wednesday.

Nine people remained missing hours after the explosion, the CNN reports.

The official cause of the blast has not been determined yet, however authorities consider a possible gas leak was to blame.

Charles Simic wins Zbigniew Herbert Award

BELGRADE - The winner of the international literary award Zbigniew Herbert for 2014 is Charles Simic, the Zbigniew Herbert Foundation released.

Born in Serbia in 1938, Simic entered the international literary scene by introducing American slang and specific east European sensibility, states the Foundation's release as quoted by Simic's Serbian publisher Arhipelag.