Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:56:31 +0000 For Rent: Greece's Monuments In a desperate attempt to scrounge up every euro possible to avoid a debt default in March, the Greek government has made it easier for advertising firms, other commercial ventures, and even demonstrators to rent out cherished historical monuments, AFP reported.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:19:31 +0000 Stories of yore on view Evidence of an ancient culture in the Arabian Peninsula that dates back to over 120,000 years of human migration has found its way from Sharjah’s 18 archaeological excavation sites to the emirate’s Archaeology Museum. The collections in this museum cover the history of Sharjah since 7000 years ago till the advent of Islam in the 7th century AD. All artifacts uncovered in the emirate by different ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 19:39:18 +0000 Greece wins Swiss court ruling over ancient coin A Swiss court has ordered the confiscation of a very rare ancient silver coin that was allegedly illegally excavated in northern Greece and sold at auction in Switzerland, Greek and Swiss officials say.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:08:52 +0000 Top News Headlines THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - A Swiss court has ordered the confiscation of a very rare ancient silver coin that was allegedly illegally excavated in northern Greece and sold at auction in Switzerland, Greek and Swiss officials say.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:06:46 +0000 Greek science on the brink Financial woes spur controversial reforms of the country's research system.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 13:35:13 +0000 The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Archaeology On June 4, Bulgarian archeologists discovered what may have been the oldest settlement in Europe near the village of Yunatsite in the southern Pazardzhik Region. According to Yavor Boyadzhiev, Head of the joined Bulgarian-Greek expedition, the find related to a civilization that existed 6 800 years ago on Bulgarian land, much older than the Mycenaean one. In September, massive ancient stone ...
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 04:04:29 +0000 Ancient Greece still lives on in lovely Thessaloniki For a city break with a difference, why not explore one of Europe s oldest cities – Thessaloniki, writes Nadia Marks If you are looking for a city break with a difference, then look no further than the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. This exciting p