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A number of spectacular events and celebrations were held again this year on the beautiful Greek island of Spetses, on the occasion of the Armata Festival, on...

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Today marks 92 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna (Izmir) and the Great Fire that destroyed the city, causing the majority of Greeks in Asia...

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After many decades, an important Byzantine manuscript was returned to Mount Athos in Greece. The manuscript that was stolen in 1960 by the Dionysiou Monastery...

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These days, the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki is traditionally attracting thousands of visitors from Greece and across the world, who are coming...

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Middle-age spread is a problem that worries millions of people as they get older. After 35, the body is starting to lose its ability...

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The tomb of Amphipolis has made an impression across the world for its large size. However, ancient Amphipolis was a powerful city with big, tall...

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Seventy-three years after the Nazi atrocities against Greece during the German occupation, the Council of State approved a presidential decree draft recognizing four Greek villages...

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This year marks 110 years of the Athens-Piraeus Electric Railway (ISAP) operation and the 145th anniversary since the first train inaugurated the urban railway. On February 27,...

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Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, accompanied by his wife Georgia and Culture Minister Konstantinos Tasoulas, visited the excavation site of Ancient Amphipolis, in Serres,...

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AP - Greece's prime minister says archaeologists excavating an ancient mound in northern Greece have uncovered what appears to be the entrance to an...

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A museum dedicated to the great ancient Greek scientist Archimedes of Syracuse was inaugurated on Sunday in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Visitors will have the opportunity...

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The epidemic hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus in countries of West Africa is out of control, but it can be halted, said...