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The state we're in

We have to ask: weren’t any of the hundreds of people gathered outside the White Tower surprised by the sight of a black-clad young man wearing a black woollen cap in late May, a cap that he rolled down into a full-face mask?

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Toxic patriotism

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The lynch mob attack on Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris – the only way the incident can be described – during a gathering to commemorate the so-called Pontic Genocide, the killing of ethnic Greeks by the Turks during World War I, and while the national anthem was playing in the background, should give us pause.

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AEK loses handball's Challenge Cup final to Potaissa Turda

AEK defeated Romania’s Potaissa Turda at the Olympic Sports Hall of Athens on Sunday, but  its one-goal win was not enough to overturn its deficit from the first leg of the two-game final of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Challenge Cup to finish runner-up in the tournament, for the first time in the Greek club’s history.

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Stefanos Lazaridis | Athens | To May 31

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is hosting “Cynical Romantic,” an exhibition of works by the late artist, director and set/costume designer Stefanos Lazaridis, former artistic director of the Greek National Opera.