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Australia among Greeks’ popular destinations in 2018

More and more Greeks have been traveling abroad, according to data provided by the National Bank of Greece. During the last 13 years, flights and cruises outside Greece have seen …

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Vegan activists protest Easter lamb slaughter in Athens, Patra and other cities

A small group of vegan activists took to the streets of Athens and Patra on Saturday to protest against the slaughter of animals ahead of Easter. The annual tradition includes …

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Athens Municipal Council bans Golden Dawn from holding rallies

Extreme far-right Golden Dawn will no longer have permission to use public spaces in Athens to hold pre-election rallies. Athens Mayor George Kaminis said that the group will no longer …

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German woman attacked on Lesvos

A German woman, 60, was seriously wounded in the neck after being attacked by an unknown assailant at the eastern coast of Lesvos on Sunday. The woman, a volunteer in …

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Souvlaki prices increase to 3 euros in Greece this summer

Souvlaki, Greece’s traditional fast food that is popular among Greeks and tourists alike, will soon incur a 10-15 per cent price increase, which could lift its cost up to 3 …

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Slight improvement in Athens housing market

The Athens housing market appears to be stirring after years of stagnation, with a survey of sale prices in Attica showing a 2 per cent annual increase in expected sale …

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The reunification of the marbles is a ‘cultural one-way’

The International Conference on the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures was held at the auditorium of the Acropolis Museum in Athens last Monday 15 April and was attended by eminent …

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Lightning strikes Acropolis, four injured

Athens has been experiencing bouts of bad weather with hail and thunderstorms over recent days. On Wednesday, lightning struck the Acropolis Hill area and four people were injured. A statement …

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Greece demands war reparations for crimes committed by Nazi Germany

Greek Parliament met to discuss the issue of war reparations as a result of crimes committed by Nazi Germany in World War 2. Greek left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told …

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Greece reopens discussion on WWII reparations

Greek lawmakers reopened the discussion on WWII reparations from Germany following a report from 2016. The decision comes following the meeting of a committee of experts that calculated the total …