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It's called mastic, it grows in particular abundance on the Greek island of Chios and its resin -- the goo exuded when its bark is gashed -- has been reputed for millenniums to have powerful curative properties.
The cafe serves Turkish and Greek food and beverages, whereas the shop sells food, beverages and souvenirs from the Greek island of Chios.
Drawing on ethnographic research on Chios, this article seeks to contribute to this literature by asking how refugees exercise their political agency in and through the media.
Mastic has been a part of the island's cultural heritage since 2014, with the substance often referred to as the "tears of Chios." The name is associated with the harvesting process.
The journey, which started last week, has taken the group from Bahrain to Saudi Arabia and will continue to Turkey and then Chios.
GENEVA, Dec 22 (KUNA) -- The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday remains very concerned at the situation of refugees and migrants on the Greek Aegean islands, in particular Lesvos, Chios and Samos.
The 33-year-old who was born and raised in the kingdom, and whose Indian parents still live and work in Bahrain, recently offered her time and expertise to aid refugee children in Greece's fifth largest island called Chios ...
ATHENS, Greece, Safar 18, 1438, Nov 18, 2016, SPA -- The United Nations refugee agency is expressing concern over attacks on a migrant camp on the Aegean island of Chios, and wants Greek authorities to increase security at the site, AP reported.
Hypothesis/Purpose: The aim of the present study was to evaluate in vivo the potential anti-ischemic and antiatheromatic activity of Chios Mastic gum, the resin of the trunk and branches of "Pistacia lentiscus var.
Protests were also held on the islands of Chios and Lesbos, while scores of migrants at a camp near the Greek-Macedonian border blocked the main road linking the two countries for about 30 minutes.
Spokeswoman Maria Hennessy, who has just returned from camps in Lesvos and Chios, said: "The situation is alarming with people, including families with young children, living in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions where access to basic needs such as healthcare and nutritious food is extremely limited.
Reportedly four Moroccans refugees had been rescued by fishermen while they were swimming back to Turkey from Chios Island and delivered to Greek officials previous days.