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Archive - Aug 2014

August 18th

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.

August 17th

Mussolini’s villa on Rhodes to be sold

17 August 2014 / 19:08:24  
Italian businessmen in the tourism sector show interest in the abandoned property; it is expected to be converted into a boutique hotel.

Prison for owners of uninsured cars

17 August 2014 / 15:08:08  
800,000 vehicle owners are threatened by the new, stiffer penalties; according to police 14% of vehicles are circulating without insurance.

A father shoots his son and burns his body

17 August 2014 / 15:08:06  
A 75-year-old man was arrested after the charred body of his son was found in the back seat of a car; the murder was for financial reasons.

Taming of the crocodile Sifis

17 August 2014 / 13:08:09  
World famous French crocodile expert Olivier Berra arrives in Rethymnon, Crete, because of the crocodile which was filmed in a lake there.

August 16th

Mobile photo exhibition in Athens

16 August 2014 / 17:08:44  
The photographs were taken by passengers on public transport in Athens; the exhibition will travel on trains, buses and trolley buses in the following months.