Greek renowned author Sophia Nikolaidou’s novel, The Scapegoat (New York, 2015, Translated by Karen Emmerich) takes place during two key periods of recent Greek history: the Civil War in the late 1940s and the current financial crisis.

In the…

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Greece in figures, a new Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) quarterly publication presents statistical data providing an updated demographic, social and economic picture of Greece in a clear and comprehensive manner. 
 
The statistical…

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In August 2014, University of Thessaloniki Law School students Anastasia Siapka and Maria Dermetzi were brainstorming about how to set up a small business.Soon they realized that they needed good programming skills and to know how to set up a good we…

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Recognizing the significance of urban basic services as a foundation for the overall social and economic development, the United Nations has designated 31st of October as World Cities Day. This year’s theme promotes togetherness and harmony, so…

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Greece commemorated yesterday with school parades held nationwide the October 28 national holiday for the 75th anniversary of "Ohi Day", (No Day), which marked the country’s entry in the Second World War.

The customary military parade in the n…

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Last Friday (23.10) in Athens, Minister for Research and Innovation Costas Fotakis and France's Centre National d' Etudes Spatiales’ President Jean-Yves Le Gall signed an agreement to establish closer ties in space between France and Greece, in…

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An intact tomb dating to roughly 1500 BC belonging to an ancient warrior was uncovered near the Mycenaean-era Palace of Nestor in southeastern Peloponnese. According to a Culture Ministry press release, the tomb and its contents rank as one of the mo…

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Here comes our weekly Culture Agenda:
 
INMUTE Festival
 
For the third year, the InMute Festival proposes yet another series of unique encounters and dialogues between sound and the moving image, in a three-day programme, whose main elemen…

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Greek FM Nikos Kotzias is on a official state visit in Cyprus, his first one after being re-appointed to the position of Foreign Minister in September. Yesterday (26.10), Kotzias met with this Cypriot counterpart, Ioannis Kasoulides, and Archbishop C…

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Since the 1980s, media deregulation has increased the viewing choices for audiences in Greece but the absence of regulation policy has helped concentrate ownership. Private channels operated using temporary licensed frequencies, the authorities dealt…

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