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Greek metal band arrested on terrorism charges

Greek heavy metal band, Rotting Christ have found themselves in a debacle in Eastern Europe. Last week two members of the group, brothers Sakis and Themis Tolis, were arrested on …

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Ancient Greek dwelling unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeologists have uncovered a dwelling that dates back to the 6th century BC in the ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica. Located in modern day Sozopol on the southern Bulgarian …

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VIDEO: Turks in Greeks’ clothing dancing sirtaki

A group of dancers, dressed in the blue-and-white colours of the Greek flag is not a common sight in Turkey. Yet, this was exactly what happened on Saturday in the …

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Remains of rare Greco-Roman temple unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists have made an exciting discovery, unearthing the remains of a Greco-Roman temple in Egypt. The remains were found at the Al-Salam site in the Western Desert, situated near the …

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VIDEO: Turkey to get its own little Santorini

Plans unveiled for a new housing project in Turkey have caused a stir after it was revealed that it will be named after a Greek island: Santorini. The project by …

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FYROM replaces name sign of international airport

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has officially renamed its international airport from Alexander the Great to Skopje International Airport. In February the Turkish consortium TAV, which operates the …

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Greek American scientist discovers new ‘organ system’ related to cancer

Greek American Dr Petros Constantinos Benias has identified a new “organ system” officially termed “interstitium”, which is believed to play a role in a number of common diseases, including cancer. …

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Thanks to animation you can now see the Parthenon as the ancients once did

Travel site Expedia has teamed up with NeoMam and This is Render to show what seven ancient monuments looked like in their heyday through animation. Through the animated GIFs, the …

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Andria Zafirakou named best teacher in the world – wins $1million

Andria Zafirakou is an arts and textiles teacher at Brent’s Alperton Community School in North-West London, one of UK’s most deprived areas. Zafirakou is the first UK or Greek teacher …

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Greek Orthodox orphanage in Turkey named one of Europe’s endangered heritage sites

A Greek Orthodox orphanage in Büyükada (formerly Prinkipo), Turkey has been included in Europa Nostra’s programme ‘Europe’s 7 Most Endangered’ for 2018. Situated off the coast of Istanbul, the five-storey …