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Acropolis' Famed Caryatid Statues Getting Some TLC

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.08.2014 | Travel

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — They're some of Greece's most celebrated beauties. And after nearly 2,500 years, it's perhaps only fitting that they're gettin...

Cavafy's 'Figures' Loved and Idealized

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Sandra Marinopoulos

Inspired by the verse "Voices, loved and idealized" from the poem "Voices," the exhibit uses archaeological artefacts to illustrate a selection of Cavafy's poems with mythological and, especially, historical subjects, which experts believe account for approximately one third of his work.

Racist Attacks Increase Amid Greek Crisis

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- The attack came seemingly out of nowhere. As the 28-year-old Bangladeshi man dug around trash bins one recent afternoon for scrap me...

Men With Sledgehammers And Bats Attack Polling Station

AP | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Police say about 10 men armed with sledgehammers and wooden bats have attacked a polling station during Greece's election, wounding ...

Netanyahu heads to Athens, while Greek activists plan protests

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


Prostitutes In Greece Demand Brothel License

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Dozens of prostitutes, most using headscarves or hoods to hide their faces, demonstrated in central Athens Wednesday, demanding...