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FM Kotzias Presents Draft Resolution for Journalists Safety in UN

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, submitted before the United Nations, along with other countries, a resolution aiming at protecting journalists. The resolution on...

UNESCO: Every Person Must Visit these 18 Greek Monuments

UNESCO advises travellers to Greece to visit 18 monuments that are an absolute must as World Heritage Monuments. UNESCO has branded a total 1,073 sites...

Tsipras: Turkey Should Stop Provocations Involving Aghia Sophia

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras commented on the Koran readings conducted within Aghia Sophia in Istanbul, urging Turkey to set aside such provocations and...

Greece Reacts to New Muslim Prayer, Koran Reading in Hagia Sophia

The Greek government reacted to Wednesday's reading of the Koran and Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, despite the strictly secular museum character...

Events Mark Addition of Ancient Philippi to UNESCO World Heritage List

A visit by Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and the unveiling of a plaque that informs visitors of Philippi's new status as a UNESCO...

Greek Antiquities Among 3,500 Illegally Obtained Objects Confiscated

International authorities confiscated over 3,500 illegally obtained antiquities across Europe, including four objects of historical value in Greece. Under operation "Pandora" that took place across...

Athens Named World Book Capital for 2018 by UNESCO

In a statement released on Wednesday, Irina Bokova, UNESCO's director, announced that Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018. The honor of being named...

Ancient Philippi listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Philippi archaeological site in Kavala is to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, in a unanimous decision announced on Friday at...

Samarias Gorge May be Struck Off UNESCO’s World Biosphere Reserves List

The gorge of Samaria is situated in the National park of Samaria, in the White Mountains in West Crete. It may be struck off UNESCO's...

Philippi’s Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List

Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological...

Greek Funicular Providing Transportation and Tourism for 120 Years

The Greek towns of Diakofto and Kalavrita are connected by a historical funicular. The route is seeped with culture and mythology as it begins in Diakofto, traverses the Vouraikos...

World Conference on Aristotle to be Held in Thessaloniki May 23-28

The international congress entitled "Aristotle 2400 Years" will take place in Thessaloniki, Ancient Stageira and Ancient Mieza, May 23-28. The Aristotle University celebrates the anniversary...

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