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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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Survey: 37% Of Britons Want Parthenon Marbles Returned To Athens

A new survey by YouGov international market research agency has revealed that 37 percent of Britons think the classical Greek sculptures should be returned to their country of origin.

Greece Not Preparing For Legal Action To Repatriate Parthenon Marbles

The Greek Government has no plans for the time being to launch legal action against Britain to regain the Parthenon Marbles, Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas said at a recent press conference held at the Acropolis Museum.

Top Lawyers Will Give Greece Legal Advise On Parthenon Marbles

Prominent international lawyers will inform the Greek Government on legal options for the return of the Parthenon sculptures that are presently on display in the British museum.

The Guardian: The Acropolis Museum Is The Best Place To House The Parthenon Marbles

"The Parthenon marbles are the world's most beautiful art – and that's why we should give them back," columnist Jonathan Jones wrote in an article published recently in The Guardian.

From London To Athens By Bike, An Initiative For The Parthenon Marbles To Return To Greece

Italian professor Salvatore Lo Sicco traveled from London to Athens on his bike to rally for the Parthenon Marbles to return to their birthplace in Greece.

New Campaign Launches For The Return Of The Parthenon Marbles To Greece

"Return (the marbles), Restore (Parthenon), Restart (history)" is the title of a new international campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles launched by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna V. Vardinoyannis.

Hollywood Actors Get Involved In Greece-UK Parthenon Marbles Dispute

It seems that Hollywood actors have joined a dispute between Greece and the United Kingdom that began ever since parts of the Parthenon were removed by Lord Elgin, British ambassador to the Ottoman empire, over 200 years ago and shipped off to England.