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Hundreds Demand That Hagia Sophia be Converted into Mosque

Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul, Turkey, on May...

Olive Wreaths for Paris Marathon Winners

The winners of the Paris Marathon were for the first time offered symbolic olive wreaths from trees planted at the Tomb of Marathon. The 38th...

Clooney Comes Back on Parthenon Marbles

George Clooney, whose statement on the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece has caused intense reactions in Britain, came back on the subject...

Italy: Greek Statues Back on Display

After four years of national controversy concerning two 2,500 year-old Greek statues, Italy’s Minister of Culture has decided to put them on exhibit once...

UNESCO Mediates Parthenon Marbles Fight

On October 6 in Athens the International Conference of committees will be held, which is a very important moment for the effort to return...

Chersonesus, Crimea, 2300-Year-Old Massacre

Chersonesus , an ancient Greek colony founded approximately 2,500 years ago in the southwestern part of the Crimean Peninsula, known then as Taurica, was...

Chersonese Ancient Greek City Gains World Heritage Status

The UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has decided to add the Ancient Greek City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora to the World Heritage List...

Mediterranean Culture Forum Held in Malta

The two-day forum organized by the Order of Malta, the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNESCO and the European Commission was inaugurated in Limassol,...

German Exhibit of Lesbos Petrified Forest

The opening of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos Exhibition under the title A Special Visitor in Messel Pit Fossil Site- Multicolored Giants from the...