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Deborah Kyvrikosaios

Loukoumakis the dog recovers from Greek wildfire

31 Jul 2018

MATI, Greece Loukoumakis the dog cowered in a corner for two days until he was found by animal rescuers in the ashen devastation of Mati in Greece, traumatized and seemingly unable to move.

Ancient Greek sounds transfix audience in Athens

21 Jun 2018

ATHENS Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity.

Taxi drivers protest against Uber 'invasion' in Greece

06 Mar 2018

ATHENS Hundreds of taxi drivers marched in central Athens on Tuesday to protest at what they called an "invasion" by Uber, and attacked passing cars they thought were being used by the ride-hailing service. | Video

Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenager

26 Jan 2018

ATHENS The last time anyone looked on Dawn's face was 9,000 years ago. | Video

Researchers date discovery of Christ's tomb in Jerusalem to Roman era

30 Nov 2017

ATHENS Mortar under a slab at the heart of Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre dates to the era of Roman Emperor Constantine, confirming historical accounts of the discovery of the place where Christians believe Jesus was entombed, researchers say.

Refugees in Greece demand transfer to Germany, start hunger strike

14 Nov 2017

(The November 1 story has been corrected to read 25,000 in paragraph 11.)

New exhibition gives rare insight into life of diva Maria Callas

01 Jun 2017

ATHENS Forty years after her death, the personal life of opera great Maria Callas still has a rapt audience.

As austerity digs in, Greek courts are battleground on foreclosures

30 Mar 2017

ATHENS Crowds of protesters gathered outside court chamber 7 in central Athens one recent Wednesday, unfurling a huge banner before they moved swiftly to block the entrance.

Flour power lifts spirits as Greek village stages mock battle

27 Feb 2017

GALAXIDI, GREECE Greek villagers staged a street battle on Monday with bags of coloured flour in an annual tradition called the Flour War. | Video

Shackled remains at ancient Greek site tell tale of intrigue

01 Aug 2016

ATHENS At least 80 skeletons lie in a mass grave in an ancient Greek cemetery, their wrists clamped by iron shackles.

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