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Amphipolis: archaeologists discover skeleton and nails from wooden coffin

The tomb of Amphipolis rewards excavators! According to a press release issued by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Wednesday, archaeologists discovered a human skeleton and several nails apparently from a wooden coffin. The findings have been discovered under the floor of the third chamber of the tomb, in a …

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Symi-Rhodes boat trip adventure in rough sea (video)

A horror boat trip for several dozens passengers crying for help amid rough sea and high waves. Local boat Dodekanisos Express set sail on Saturday morning, November 9th 2014,  for a trip from Panormitis on the island of Symi to Rhodes. Strong south winds had previously prohibited sailing in the …

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Anarchist group claims responsibility for arson attack against Athens Voice office

An unknown organization calling itself “Anarchist group of anticapitalist action – Black Sundays, Red nights” has claimed responsibility for an arson attack on the offices of the free press weekly newspaper Athens Voice. The group accused the free press of creating “apolitical masses” and claimed that Athens Voice was contributing …

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Golden Dawn registers as political party in …Spain!

Spanish branch of the neo-fascist Golden Dawn party has been officially registered as a political party in Spain, the Euronews reports on Wednesday. The Spanish version of neo-nazi Golden Dawn is called “Amanecer Dorado”. The country’s Interior Ministry registered the Valencia-based Amanecer Dorado on October 27, Euronews said quoting local …

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Greek Church will not hold funeral services to those choosing cremation

Believers in Greece, beware! Greek Orthodox Church turns its back to those who choose cremation over traditional burial. In a circular sent to all Metropolises, the Holy Synod of Bishops says that no priest will hold a funeral service and a memorial service to those who explicitly declared they wanted …

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Thessaloniki: Boy, 13, dies during Parkour jumping

A 13-year-old boy found a tragic death when he fell from the rooftop of a 6-storey building in downtown Thessaloniki, Northern Greece.  According to local media, the incident occurred while several boys were doing parkour jumping from rooftop to rooftop. At one point, the boy apparently lost control and fell …

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5,620 civil servants transferred abroad €1.5billion amid the crisis

Yeap! Our Greek civil servants earn good and apparently save even better! 5,620 government employees transferred a total of 1.45 billion euro to financial institutions abroad and thus amid the crisis. According to data released by the Ministry of Public Administration the average amount sent abroad was 270,000 euro, while …

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Amphipolis: Much Ado about a mysterious tomb without dead?

Excavations in the mysterious tomb of Amphipolis seem to have hit the big wall of deadlock. After having horizontally dug through three chambers, archeologists realized that there is no a fourth chamber, no sarcophagus, no bones of the deceased, no… nothing. so, the whole of the huge tomb was set …

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Amphipolis: Sphinxes’s wings discovered; Video from inside the tomb released

Greek Culture Ministry released footage from inside the mysterious ancient tomb of Amphipolis. In a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon, the Culture Ministry briefed also about the lasted findings of the ongoing excavations.              Sphinx wing fragment The latest findings unearthed are 1. fragments of the wings of the …

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Change the Clocks! It’s Winter Time! Oct 26/2014

It’s time for “winter” time and for days to get shorter, no matter how much we hate that. In the night from Saturday to Sunday, clocks will be set one hour back: the magical change will occur at 04:00 am that will suddenly be 03:00 am. The time change refers …

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When it rains, Athens and Piraeus turn into Greek …Venice! (picts, video)

The absolute chaos! Main roads turn into rivers and lakes with floating vehicles and garbage bins.  Homes and shops are flooded, while the fire brigades received more than 300 calls to pump water. It took two to three heavy rain showers to mutate the streets in several suburbs in Athens …

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Shock in Patras school: teacher cuts his wrists in front of students

A teacher in amok, students in shock. Ateacher in a high school class went out of control and started to cut his arms, from the wrist to the elbow, with a paper cutter in front of screaming children in the classroom. Amid students’ screams and cries, the teacher spread the …

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UPD Silver Alert: French woman reconnected with her family

UPDATE: The French who was found by the police wandering in Glyfada a couple of days ago, was reconnected with her family. According to a statement issued by Silver Alert, the reconnection was done with the aid of the French Consulate in Athens. The name of the woman is given …

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Athens Metro stuck in tunnel; passengers walk to next station using mobile-phones as flashlight

Passengers of Athens Metro Line 2 experienced the blankest horror when the wagons stopped in an underground tunnel due to mechanical failure. The light in the wagons went off, with the passengers first waiting patiently. When time passed and nothing happened, panic broke among the dozens of people commuting to …

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Amphipolis: archaeologists discover missing Sphinx head

One surprise follows the next: archaeologists discovered the head of one of the Sphinxes guarding the entrance of the ancient tomb in Amphipolis. The head made of marble was found in behind the wall after the third chamber in the inner of the tomb. The head is 0.60m high and …

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Amphipolis’ Kebab & Persephone’s Gyros: 4,000 vendors want to open souvlaki grills near the ancient tomb

Funding the excavations and promoting the mysterious ancient tomb of Amphipolis, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras had an inner desire: to see the area blooming and attract thousands if not millions tourists every year.  Growth and development and revenues at full speed. And, indeed.  Samaras’ wish seems to come into fulfillment, …

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