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Avgi: Scientists Reconstruct Face of 9,000 Year-old Teen From Mesolithic Greece

A reconstruction of the face of Avgi, a teenager who lived in Mesolithic Greece, around 7,000 BC, stuns viewers.

Is Greece's SYRIZA Eyeing Up a 'Macedonia' Referendum?

Political analysts in Greece are speculating whether the SYRIZA-led government is having second-thoughts on its refusal to contemplate a referendum on a possible agreement on the name of FYROM. Friday’s front-page of SYRIZA’s official newspaper ‘Avgi’ leads with a headline...

Experts Reveal Face of 7,000-Year-Old Woman in Athens

    History came to life on Friday in Athens, when scientists revealed the face of a woman who lived in central Greece 7,000 years ago. The reconstruction of the face of "Avgi"; a teenager who lived in 7,000 BC, was revealed...

Neolithic Woman's Reconstructed Face to be Revealed in Athens on Jan. 19

The reconstructed face of a woman who lived around 7000 BC will be revealed at the Acropolis Museum on January 19. "Avgi" is the newest reconstruction by a team under University of Athens professor of orthodontics Manolis Papagrigorakis and follows...

Greek Anarchists Occupy Labor Ministry, Leftist Newspaper

Self-professed anarchists of the Rubicon group raided the Greek Labor Ministry on Monday shouting slogans and scattering flyers, protesting pension cuts and security contribution hikes. The perpetrators put up a banner saying "We will not live like slaves. We will...

Greek House Committee Finds No Criminal Allegations Against Loans Given to Political Parties, Media Owners

A parliamentary committee decided that there is no evidence of criminal activities regarding loans given by Greek banks to political parties and media organizations in previous years. The committee that oversaw the investigation concluded that there is no criminal liability...

Brexit to Hamper Refugee Relocation in the EU, Says Migration Minister

Britain’s exit from the European Union will curve an already minimal appetite among member-states to push ahead with the relocation of refugees from Greece to other countries, Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas said in an interview with...

New Poll Shows SYRIZA in the Lead

A Metron Analysis opinion poll carried out on behalf of the newspaper “Avgi,” gives SYRIZA a 1.2 percent lead over New Democracy. Golden Dawn seems to be stable in third position with 7.2 percent, while the Democratic Left is below 3 percent which...