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Acropolis Museum offers free admission on October 28th

Like every year on Greece’s  National Holiday on October 28th, the Acropolis Museum open its gates to visitors free of charge. The Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visitors will be able to tour through the permanent exhibitions of the Acropolis Museum that include findings of …

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Anarchists attack police station in Athens, injure 4 policemen

Four police officers were injured when anarchists attacked the police station of Omonia in downtown Athens on Monday evening. It was around 9 o’ clock, when some 50 people wearing hoods and helmets started to throw stones and molotov cocktail bombs first at a police van and then at several …

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Ancient Greek Amphora of “disputed ownership” to be auctioned in New York

An Ancient Greek Amphora is to go on auction in New York at the end of the month. Too bad that the ownership is currently disputed by Greek forensic archaeologists who have alerted authorities to investigate the issue.  The black-figured amphora may end back to Greece, local media report. The …

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Thissio: Municipality destroys Handicraft Artists in Athens’ most colorful area

The Municipality of Athens is destroying one of the most colorful areas in the historical center of the Greek capital. The 300 artists who sell their homemade handicraft in the area of Thissio should be removed and relocated outside three metro stations in Keramikos and Victoria squares quite far from …

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Heating oil at €1.15-€1.25/liter make it a luxury for just a few Greeks

Heating oil at the average price of 1.15 euros per liter and up to 1.25 in remote areas or the islands make it again a luxury that only a few Greeks can afford. Almost half of the heating oil price is due to high taxation, to add are also transportation …

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Unemployment in Greece falls to 19% in July, youth unemployment at 37.9%

Unemployment in Greece fell to 19 percent in the month of July. According to Greek Statistics Authority, the unemployment rate fell to 19% from 19.1% in June and 20.9% in July 2017. Y0uth unemployment is still high at 37.9%, however, a year ago it was at 41.1% and reached above …

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Important Monuments of Ancient Greece on one …beach

The Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus were spotted all in one place on the beach Psili Ammo in Tolo by Naflpio on Saturday afternoon. An unknown artist created the exceptional constructions out of sand. With excessive patience, talent and skills, the artist or the artists modeled …

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MSF warns of increasing assaults against children in Moria camp

Médecins Sans Frontières’ Greece Medical Coordinator Dr. Declan Barry told Newsweek that since mid-May, the organization has seen an average of one reported case of sexual assault per week, which adds up to at least 21 cases reported to MSF alone in less than five months. Barry said that those cases involved women, …

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