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Archbishop’s inner circle in disarray

APOSTOLOS LAKASAS

The cohesion of Archbishop Ieronymos’s inner circle is reportedly at stake as its members are said to have resorted to an acrimonious blame game of sorts after the deal with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to remove clerics from the state payroll fell through last week. 

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A stitch in time: Cyprus’s Lefkaritiko lace faces grim future

PETROS KARADJIAS & MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS

Legend has it that the intricate needlework used in embroidery known as "Lefkaritiko" lace was of such high quality that Leonardo Da Vinci himself bought a tablecloth when he visited this mountainous village in the late 15th century and gifted it to Milan’s cathedral.

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Deputy sports minister calls for probe into neo-Nazi soccer fans

Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis has called for an investigation into audiovisual material from a Nations League soccer game in Athens on Sunday between Greece and Estonia, where supporters of the home team were captured on video making the Nazi salute and holding up a flag with the black sun used as a symbol by the SS.

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Tradition | Athens | To January 13, 2019

The Benaki Museum presents “Ethos: Another Side of Greece,” a collection of photographs by Athens-based photographers George Tatakis and Michael Pappas, taken over the last seven years and capturing customs and traditional events in different parts of Greece.