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After 200 Years Restoration Work Finally Begins on Jesus’ Tomb in Jerusalem

Finally after years of disputes the long-awaited conservation and restoration project on Jesus' Tomb where he was buried before his resurrection has begun. On Tuesday, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced that Mica Ertegun, the widow of Atlantic Records co-founder...

Anarchists Burn Two Buses in Athens

A group of anarchists set two buses on fire in central Athens a little after midnight on Wednesday and then went to hiding in the National Technical University of Athens building. The hooded perpetrators started from nearby Exarcheia Square and...

National Technical University to Honour Le Corbusier in Series of Events

The National Technical University and the school of architecture are organising a series of events on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of Le Corbusier, one of the most emblematic personalities of modernism in architecture. The events...

Grigoropoulos Anniversary: Riots in Athens and Other Greek Cities

Riots and clashes with the police in several major cities in Greece have marked the anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman. In Athens, where the biggest demonstration rally took place, it was preceded by attacks...

Greek Universities on the Verge of Collapse

It recently took a crew of 25 municipal workers to clear the six-month-old mountains of garbage that had accumulated in the School of Philosophy of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. If a picture is worth a thousand words,...

University Administrative Staff Won't Be Laid-Off

According to the Greek Ministry of Education, university administrative employees who were expecting to be laid-off in the near future, have now been given an additional eight month period to remain in their positions before it is decided whether...

Most Greek Ports Unfit For Cruise Ships

Although cruise ships are vital to Greece’s tourist season, most Greek ports are unfit to berth such vessels, a study has found. Research by the National Technical University of Athens highlights critical deficiencies in Greece’s harborage: 70 of 93 ports have inadequate facilities...

UOA and NTUA Administrative Employee Strike Continues

After the 10-week strike at the University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens, the federation of university administrative employees decided to go on two more 48-hour strikes despite the request to start courses on Tuesday. The...

University of Athens and National Technical University Closed

The University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens remain closed for the 10th consecutive week. On Friday, the First Instance Court of Athens upheld the action of the Minister of Education, declaring the strike of the administrators...

Strike at Greek Universities Illegal

The court’s ruled that the strike of the administrative staff at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the University of Athens (UOA) is illegal. “The two Greek universities will open on Monday. We all have to contribute in...