Showing posts with label Athens. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Athens. Show all posts

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Tens of thousands of Greeks protest FYROM's name

Chants blared through speakers as a crane lifted a massive Greek flag above Syntagma Square, where Greeks converged from across the country to rally against negotiations over a name dispute between Athens and Skopje.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Zarif to attend Forum of Ancient Civilizations in Greece

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said on Saturday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Greece tommorrow to take part in the 1st international Forum of Ancient Civilizations.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Athens: World’s 'first weather station' opens to public

Built more than 2,000 years ago, the Tower of the Winds is said to be the world's first weather station.

Used by merchants to tell the wind and time - even in darkness - the station is still standing on a slope on Athens' ancient Acropolis hill and has been restored and re-opened to the public for the first time in nearly 200 years.