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Myrsini Zorba, former culture Minister, passes away at 74

Former Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba, passed away at the age of 74. The news of her death was announced on her Facebook page.She was struggling with cancer in the last three years. A few hours before her death, Zorba posted a heartbreaking yet thoughtful post that “chemotherapy did not work …

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Actors demand resignation of Culture Minister after arrest of ex National Theater director

Pressure is growing on Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni to resign in the aftermath of the arrest of the now former artistic director of the National Theater on multiple counts of rape including ones involving teenager boys. Call for resignation came also from a member of ruling New  also …

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Culture Minister moves against ex National Theater director over alleged sexual abuse cases

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni submitted a complaint report-memo to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Supreme Court, requesting a full investigation into the alleged sexual abuse cases in the National Theater. The complaint is reportedly against the former Artistic Director of the National Theater Dimitris Lignadis and follows a storm …

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Brexit will strengthen European support for Parthenon Marbles return, says Greece

Greece will step up its campaign for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from Britain and expects to win more support from European peers as Brexit sees British influence wane, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said on Thursday. Speaking to Reuters, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said that she believes the …

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