Cemetery

Breathtaking Monuments of London’s Iconic Greek Cemetery Under Restoration

In an attempt to protect and maintain the iconic monuments in the Greek Orthodox section of London's historic West Norwood Cemetery, the many sculptural masterpieces there are set to undergo a massive restoration campaign. The effort to maintain the Greek...

Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily

An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were digging up the streets of the town to lay down new cables for the area's...

Ancient Greek and Roman Cemetery Discovered in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced recently that an ancient Greek and Roman cemetery has been discovered in Ismailia. According to reports, the cemetery has multiple levels. The upper levels date back to ancient Greek and Roman times, while the...

Thessaloniki Mayor Vows to Protect City's Jewish Heritage

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris said Friday that Jewish monuments will continue to be repaired no matter how many times they are vandalized. "Even if they vandalize the monuments one hundred times we will repair them one hundred and ten times,"...

Remains of 573 Greek Soldiers Fallen in WWII Get Proper Burial

The remains of 573 Greek soldiers that fell in the mountains of Albania during the 1940-1941 Greco-Italian war, at the start of WWII, will finally be laid to rest on Friday. A funeral ceremony to be held at a new...

Angry Crowd Attacks Cemetery Murder Suspect Outside Athens Court

The 58 year old suspect in the murder of tax inspector Dora Zemberi; which took place in an Athens cemetery, on October 18, was attacked by an angry crowd outside an Athens court on Friday. The crowd jeered when the suspect,...

Drug Addict Confesses to Athens Cemetery Murder

A 58-year-old man confessed to the gruesome murder of 32-year-old tax inspector Dora Zemberi in an Athens cemetery, on October 18. Police officers who arrested man said that the motive was to steal her mobile phone; which has a street...

Greek Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of Tax Inspector

The Greek police have arrested a Greek man suspected of murdering 32-year-old tax inspector Dora Zemberi in an Athens cemetery, on October 18. The gruesome murder of multiple stabbings, has been a mystery to the police authorities for the past three weeks,...

Greek Tax Inspector Murdered in Athens Cemetery

Mystery surrounds Wednesday's murder of Greek tax officer, whose body was found in pool of blood in the courtyard of the Athens Second Cemetery in Rizoupoli, western Athens. Police are investigating all possible motives, and the father of the slain...

Greek Homeless Man Sleeps in Cemetery Cenotaph (video)

A 56-year-old homeless man has resorted to sleeping inside a cenotaph in the Velo, Corinth cemetery as he is unable to find shelter anywhere. The man spoke to Korinthostv.gr about the circumstances that forced him to make a bed out...