For the first time after the discovery in of the 2,100-year-old Antikythera mechanism over a hundred years ago in an ancient shipwreck off the southwestern Aegean isle of ‪‎Antikythera, a complete rendering of all the inscriptions found…

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A love of cycling and the culture associated with it, quick, easy and eco-friendly transport combined with very low maintenance cost, explain why the demand for bicycles in Greece has increased during the last decade.

From the perfect run-around-tow…

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Drifting Cities, the emblematic trilogy of Stratis Tsirkas, an established novelist in the international literary scene, has turned 50, and is still considered one of the most popular and widely read works of literature in Greece.

The trilogy (The Cl…

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In a statement to Athens News Agency for May Day, Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou underlined the government's determination to crack down on employers flouting labour law, targeting in particular the practice of undeclared or under-…

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An overwhelming majority of Greeks expresses a positive view with regard to China and the Chinese people, welcoming the cooperation of Greece and China, according to the results of an opinion poll conducted recently by the “Public Issue”…

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The ancient Greek tradition of the ekecheiria, or the Olympic Truce refers to the cessation of hostilities before, during and after the Olympic Games, and is still applied nowadays. In view of the XXXII Olympiad (from July 24 to August 9) and the XVI…

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Ιn the 15th LSE Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture (The Hypocrisy of European Moralism: Greece and the Politics of Cultural Aggression, 4 November 2015) Harvard University Professor of Anthropology Michael Herzfeld explored Western moralism abo…

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Yiannis Dragasakis, Greece’s Deputy Prime Minister, in an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE (4.3.2017), at the sidelines of the Delphi Economic Forum assured that "the risk of a Grexit has been prevented. The conditions that were linked to th…

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Christos Papatheodorou is Professor of Social Policy, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has been Dean of the School of Social, Po…

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Reading Greece is a new venture of Greek News Agenda. It will encompass a number of interviews with the new generation of Greek writers, who have attracted the attention of foreign readers and are increasingly translated into foreign languages.

As an…

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