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Turkish Occupation Continues to Erase Ancient Heritage of Cyprus

Since the military invasion of Cyprus by the Turkish army during the summer of 1974, countless reports have been published about the atrocities the Turkish forces committed on the beautiful Mediterranean island. But less known is the continuous effort by...

Ten Ancient Sites You Must See While in Athens

The city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity over the last several years. It has now turned into one of the most trendy cities of Europe, offering endless cultural events, exhibitions, and concerts every single day...

Greece Removes Archaeological Sites from Privatization Fund After Protests

The Greek government has decided to remove more than 2,000 ancient sites, monuments and museums from a state assets fund after archaeologists protested, fearing the country's heritage might be sold off. Among the sites included was the Palace of Knossos...

Weekend Strike at Ancient Sites and Museums Suspended

The union of museum and ancient sites’ custodians had announced earlier Friday that they would only be working a five-day week "as the culture ministry is unable to pay for weekend work". But after discussions with the Ministry of Culture,...