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Greece Says ‘Independent’ Parthenon Marbles Story ‘Inaccurate’

The Culture Ministry stated that an Independent story, titled "Greece Offers Ancient Archaeological Wonders in Exchange for Elgin Marbles", is "inaccurate".

UNWTO Chief Applauds Greece’s Progress in Tourism

Greece is making excellent progress in tourism, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai said to the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Wednesday in Athens.
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

Two Museums in Athens among 41 Most Spectacular to See Around the World

The Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum in Athens are among the world's 41 most incredible museums to visit before you die, according to The Telegraph.
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

Greece Still Pondering Best Way to Get Parthenon Marbles Back

The Greek government is moving ahead with a series of political and diplomatic actions towards the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles which were illegally removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the 1800s and have for almost two centuries resided in the British Museum.

Athenian Society Seeks Legal Recourse Over Parthenon Marbles

A local cultural group, the Athenian Society, has decided this week to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Britain for its unwillingness to participate in mediation talks under the Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property...
Posted On 19 Feb 2016

UN for Rightful Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles should rightfully be returned to Greece, according to a decision by the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.
Posted On 11 Dec 2015

Greece Shifts Strategy for Return of Parthenon Marbles

The Greek government has changed plans in its quest for the return of the Parthenon Marbles after the country’s culture minister said on Tuesday, that a diplomatic campaign would be launched instead to negotiate with the British Museum.
Posted On 09 Dec 2015

Thessaloniki’s Caryatids Back to ‘Enchant’ at City’s Helexpo Fair

Thessaloniki authorities were very pleased on Wednesday, to welcome the city’s legendary Caryatids to their birthplace 151 years later.
Posted On 27 Aug 2015

Greece’s ‘Enchanted’ Caryatids Return to their Birthplace, Thessaloniki

Replicas of Thessaloniki’s "Enchanted", legendary Caryatids, will return to their birthplace on the initiative of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) to mark its 80-year anniversary next month.
Posted On 21 Aug 2015

Ministry to Step Up Parthenon Marbles Battle

Next year marks the 200th anniversary since the British Parliament agreed to the concession of the Parthenon Marbles to the British Museum.
Posted On 10 Aug 2015

UK Press Turns Provocative Over Parthenon Marbles Issue

Hours after the Greek government announced that it would not seek legal action against the British Museum and the British government for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, the Telegraph started off its story claiming that Greece finally “acknowledges that the British Museum is...
Posted On 15 May 2015

Greece Will Not Take Legal Action Against British Museum to Get Parthenon Marbles Back

The Greek Government has no intention of taking legal action against the British Museum for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, Alternate Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis said.
Posted On 13 May 2015

Parthenon Marbles to Return to Greece… ‘Now or Never’

The time has come for the Greek government to decide whether it wants to take legal action for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, currently held by the British Museum, according to a confidential legal memo the three lawyers representing Greece, sent the culture ministry.
Posted On 12 May 2015

Liam Neeson: Give the Parthenon Marbles Back to Greece

Hollywood actor Liam Neeson has expressed his opinion that the United Kingdom should return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.
Posted On 13 Apr 2015

Britain Turns Down UNESCO Mediation for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greek authorities slammed the British Museum’s refusal to take heed of UNESCO’s offer to mediate on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, saying that the British side is unwilling to cooperate and adding that Greece will continue its efforts in “every possible way”.
Posted On 30 Mar 2015

British MP Calls For the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

British MP Andrew George was to table on Monday a motion in the House of Commons for the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.
Posted On 11 Mar 2015

British Museum Examines Overseas Loan of Parthenon Marbles Again

Athens authorities are up in arms over recent news that the British Museum is once again planning to loan parts of the Parthenon Marbles to museums across the globe as early as July 2015.
Posted On 09 Jan 2015

Survey: Only Quarter of Britons Want UK to Keep Parthenon Marbles

Only 26 percent of Britons believe that the sculptures that once adorned the ancient Parthenon in Greece should remain in London's British Museum, according to a recent opinion poll conducted by international market UK research firm, YouGov.
Posted On 09 Dec 2014

Athens Airport Launches Interactive Voting App for Reunification of Parthenon Marbles

Athens International Airport (AIA) has launched a new interactive application that gives visitors to the Greek capital the chance to express their opinion on the Parthenon Marbles dispute between Greece and Britain.
Posted On 19 Nov 2014

Visitors To Athens Invited To “Have Their Say” On Parthenon Marbles Dispute

Athens International Airport (AIA) will launch a new application that will give visitors of the city the chance to express their opinion, in an interactive way, on the Parthenon Marbles dispute between Greece and Britain.
Posted On 23 Oct 2014
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