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  1. The right to grill

    The news of a protest by employees at the Ministry of Education, who were unhappy that they were not allowed to leave work earlier to celebrate Tsiknopempti is not only a laughing matter but indicative of a particular mentality that has proved so harmful to the country.

  2. Kiki Dimoula, acclaimed poet, dies at 88

    Kiki Dimoula, an acclaimed Greek poet and Academy of Athens member, has died at the age of 88.

  3. WaPo opinion piece: Greece should be the keeper of Parthenon marbles

    Now that times have changed and Britain is leaving the European Union, it's time to reconsider Greece's claim for the return of the Parthenon sculptures, according to an opinion piece in the Washington Post published this weekend.

  4. Minister says no plans for migrant centers on uninhabited islets

    Alternate Migration Minister George Koumoutsakos said on Saturday that there are no plans to construct new closed centers for migrants on uninhabited islets. 

  5. Four arrested in new police sweep in Exarchia squat

    Four people were arrested on Saturday during a fresh police operation to clear a squat in the downtown district of Exarchia, police sources said.

  6. Medvedev loses to Simon again, Tsitsipas into Open 13 semis

    Daniil Medvedev still can't find a way to beat Gilles Simon, losing 6-4, 6-0 in the Open 13 quarterfinals on Friday for a third loss in three matches against the French veteran.

  7. Finland says to take in max 175 asylum-seekers from Mediterranean countries

    The Finnish government says it has agreed to take in up to 175 asylum-seekers from camps in Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Malta "to alleviate the humanitarian situation" experienced by refugees in the Mediterranean members of the European Union.

  8. Two briefly detained for putting up illegal flyposters

    Police briefly detained two people for putting up flyposters advertising a speech of main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras on a main avenue in Athens without a legal permit.

  9. Lefteris Petrounias wins gold in Melbourne, ahead of Tokyo Olympics

    Greek gymnast Lefteris Petrounias won gold in rings at the 2020 World Cup Gymnastics in Melbourne on Saturday, bringing him a step closer to the Tokyo Olympic Games this summer.

  10. Man stabbed in bus in northern Athens

    A man was stabbed in a bus in the northern Athenian suburb of Dionysos late Friday night, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

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