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Archive - Aug 18, 2014

It takes 5 seconds and 5 centimetres of water for a child to drown

18 August 2014 / 17:08:56  
With 15 cases of drowning since the beginning of summer Greece comes first in the European ranking in terms of this indicator and second in the world after Japan, as stated by Spiros Mitritsakis, instructor at the Lifeguard Hellas Training Centre.

Handcuffs for the whole family

18 August 2014 / 16:08:33  
The parents and three other relatives of the murdered 39-year-old man who was found in a burnt car were arrested. The father was charged with murder, arson, false bearing of, and violation of the law on, weapons, and the rest were arrested for complicity.

Tourists and journalists storm the tomb in Amphipolis

18 August 2014 / 13:08:03  
It is already clear that both the sphinxes and marble slabs at the entrance of the tomb will be removed to facilitate the access of archaeologists to its interior.

The Birth of Aphrodite in Greek poetry

18 August 2014 / 11:08:17  
Zdravka Mihaylova talks with Dr Maria Hristova about the archetypal image of the Greek goddess, the inexhaustible wealth of mythology and its numerous interpretations in contemporary art.