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  1. Two charged over possession of ancient amphora

    Two people that were arrested on Thursday after police found an ancient amphora in their home in the central Athens neighborhood of Exarchia were charged on Friday by an investigative magistrate with conspiring to “misappropriate” an ancient artifact of “great value” and released unconditionally.

  2. Blue Brass ft. David Murray | Athens | To December 9

    Contemporary jazz saxophone legend and composer David Murray is on stage at Athens’ Half Note Jazz Club.

  3. Ethiopian Festival | Athens | December 7 & 8

    This weekend, the Kypseli Municipal Market in Athens is hosting the Ethiopian Festival. This year’s edition brings the Ethiopian culture to life in Greece with traditional food, coffee, clothes and handicrafts that visitors can buy while listening to lively DJ sets.

  4. AWOG Bazaar | Athens | December 8

    The American Women’s Organizaton of Greece (AWOG) is holding its annual Christmas Bazaar on Sunday, December 8, at the Athens War Museum.

  5. Christmas at St Paul's | Athens | December 8-25

    St Paul’s Anglican Church has released its program of services and social events for the Christmas period, which get under way at 10.15 a.m. on Sunday, December 8.

  6. Police beef up presence in central Athens on teen's killing anniversary

    A man looks on as riot policemen follow a student rally marking the 11th anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in central Athens, Greece, 06 December 2019. Grigoropoulos, a 15-year-old student, was killed on 6 December 2008 in an apparent police shooting in the center of Athens, which sparked rioting in the Greek capital. [Kostas Tsironis/EPA]

  7. Greece to expel Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya MoU

    Greece said on Friday it was expelling the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on Nov. 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete.

  8. US universities get along just fine without ‘asylum’

    I left Greece after I finished high school, and therefore do not have firsthand experience of Greek academia. 

  9. Belgian arrested in Athens for possession of explosives

    Police arrested on Thursday afternoon a 33-year-old Belgian national for manufacture and possession of incendiary devices and for refusing to submit to fingerprinting.

  10. Libya says Greece's decision to expel ambassador unacceptable

    Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Siyala said on Friday that Greece's decision to expel the Libyan ambassador was not acceptable.

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