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"Parthenon of Books" Constructed from 100,000 Banned Books Rises at Nazi Book Burning Site in Germany

Added: 10.07.2017 23:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Argentine artist Marta Minujín has created a full-scale replica of one of the world’s most famous structures, the Parthenon in Athens, constructed out of censored books as a symbol of resistance to political repression. Currently on display at the Documenta 14 art festival in , , the 100,000 books that make up the monument have been sourced entirely from donations, allowing people from all over the world to contribute titles they feel a personal connection to.


Foo Fighters collaborated with popstars on new album

Added: 30.06.2017 10:45 | 2 views | 0 comments

Foo Fighters are to film a gig at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

Tags: Greece, Athens

Greek garbos suspend strike amid heatwave

Added: 29.06.2017 15:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of striking Greek sanitation workers have ended a 10-day strike over jobs in Athens as steaming mountains of garbage piled up across the country and temperatures soared.


Greek garbage workers protest over jobs as trash piles grow

Added: 29.06.2017 7:59 | 2 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of striking Greek sanitation workers protested in Athens on Thursday over jobs as steaming mountains of garbage piled up across the country as a 10-day strike dragged on.


Striking garbage collectors protest in Athens

Added: 29.06.2017 5:38 | 2 views | 0 comments

About 1,000 garbage collectors are marching through central Athens demanding an end to short-term labor contracts.


10 reasons why Athens is Europe's coolest new city break destination

Added: 27.06.2017 4:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Jessica Gibson aka The Travelista on why Athens isn't just a gateway to the Greek islands

Tags: EU, Athens

Health fears amid Greek garbage strike

Added: 26.06.2017 9:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sacks of rubbish and rotting vegetables are piled high on the pavements of Athens' port of Piraeus - signs of a mounting labour dispute fast turning into a public health crisis.

Tags: EU, ISIS, Athens

Giannis Antetokounmpo reveals ambitious dream with Greece

Added: 25.06.2017 21:34 | 4 views | 0 comments

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Giannis Antetokounmpo is dreaming big. He wants to beat the United States wearing Greek team colors.


Greeks protest government crackdown on refugee squats

Added: 23.06.2017 18:24 | 3 views | 0 comments

An estimated 2,500 refugees and migrants live in squatted buildings in Athens - some of which are at risk of eviction.


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