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Twenty Parties and Coalitions Will Participate in July 7 National Elections

Twenty Parties and Coalitions Will Participate in July 7 National Elections The Areopagus, the Supreme Court of the nation of Greece, announced on Wednesday the parties and coalitions which have been granted permission to participate in the upcoming national elections of July 7, 2019. From a total of twenty-four applications made by political parties and coalitions for participation in the national plebiscite, twenty...
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Ancient Greek Monuments, Including Acropolis, Threatened by Climate Change

Ancient Greek Monuments, Including Acropolis, Threatened by Climate Change Scientists have recently expressed concern regarding the impact of climate change on ancient Greek monuments, including the Acropolis. The extreme weather phenomena seen in recent years, as well as air pollution and acid rain, have created structural problems in the walls and temples of the Acropolis, which is still one of the best-preserved...
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New Mykonos Airport to Blend Modernity with Cycladic Beauty (video)

New Mykonos Airport to Blend Modernity with Cycladic Beauty (video) Mykonos Airport is headed for a complete new redesign and new upgrades, Fraport Greece, the operator of fourteen Greek regional airports, announced on Tuesday. The new €25 million design will blend modern architecture with the traditional character of the Cyclades, according to Fraport. The new airport, which is expected to be completed by 2021, w...
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Greek Academics, Politicians Call for Crackdown on Campus Violence

Greek Academics, Politicians Call for Crackdown on Campus Violence Prominent academics and politicians signed an open letter on Wednesday calling on the Greek government to put an end to the endemic violence in university campuses throughout the country. Paris-based Byzantologist Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler, political historian Thanos Veremis, wrote in their letter “Tolerance of violence has turned into co...
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Greek Riot Police Break Up Prison Melee

Greek Riot Police Break Up Prison Melee Greek riot police stormed Athens’ Korydallos prison on Tuesday evening to put a stop to the widespread brawling among inmates which erupted earlier in the day. An Afghan detainee and a prison guard were injured in the clashes. Dozens of makeshift weapons, including knives and iron bars, were recovered. According to sources, the trouble started [...
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