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Ancient Crete theatre re-opens with Homer’s Odyssey

The recently restored Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania on the island of Crete will re-open after 17 centuries with a free, dramatised performance of a passage from Homer’s Odyssey. …

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Harvard nabs archive of Greek poet Nikos Gatsos

The archive of the 20th century poet and lyricist Nikos Gatsos will be held at the Harvard Library in the US. The Harvard Library has a illustrious collections of Greek …

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Rodent infestation in cemeteries in Northern Greece

A rodent infestation in cemeteries in the Kalamaria region in Thessaloniki has seen a local prosecutor order a preliminary investigation into the problem following complaints made by the union of …

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Greek students aim for outer space, fresh food pack attached

Two students from the Agricultural University of Athens have invented a “Space Agrobox” allowing astronauts to grow their own fresh food in space. “In a specially designed capsule it is possible …

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Greece and India to strengthen economic ties

Shipping, tourism and agriculture will be the focus of a bilateral economic relationship between Greece and India in a plan announced during the visit  by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind …

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Two attacks on immigrants in Athens say police

Greek police say that a suspected extreme nationalist has been arrested and they are seeking another man after two attacks on immigrants in Athens. In a police statement yesterday, police …

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Macedonian Olympic Gold Medalist Anna Korakaki “devastated” over FYROM name deal

Greece’s Gold Olympic medalist Anna Korakaki who hails from Macedonia, Greece has taken to Instagram to express her disappointment over the agreement signed between Tsipras and Zaev, agreeing on “Northern Macedonia” …

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Greek researchers use technology to address plastic pollution off Lesvos coast

Researchers in Greece have found an innovative way to fight against a global environmental issue: plastic pollution. A team from the University of the Aegean have developed a system using …

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Artemis Sorras arrested in Greece

Greek police have reportedly arrested fugitive Artemis Sorras, leader of the ultra-nationalist cult movement ‘Convention of Greeks’ (Ellinon Elefsis). An arrest warrant was issued in March 2017 on multiple accounts of …

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Golden Dawn MP investigated for treason after ‘military coup’ parliament speech

Konstantinos Barbarousis went on a rant during a no-confidence motion against the SYRIZA-ANEL government. The motion was brought against Greece’s leftist-led government by the  opposition over the deal reached with …