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Greek population plunged during economic crisis

A diminishing birth rate in Greece during the 1970s and 80s was severely exacerbated when the country plunged into its eight-year economic crisis and adopted a bailout program, leading to a population decline, an epidemiology professor said on Monday.

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Military officer, British national remanded near base

A Hellenic Air Force officer and a British national who were detained on Sunday after allegedly taking photographs of military installations in a restricted area near the Evros border with Turkey will remain in police custody in the town of Orestiada until they appear before an investigative magistrate Wednesday, according to reports Tuesday.

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Akar reiterates warning about Aegean and Med

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar warned again on Monday that Ankara will not allow any initiatives be taken in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean by Greece and Cyprus without the participation of Turkey. 

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Da Vinci’s enduring power of inspiration

A man rides a bicycle past a mural by the artist Ino inspired by Leonardo da Vinci on the wall of the old OSY bus depot on Pireos Street in downtown Athens, Monday. The former depot is hosting an exhibition on the Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, inventor, geometrist, engineer, anatomist, musician and paleontologist on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, shedding light on the plethora of subjects that he explored and the treasury of knowledge and discoveries he bequeathed to humanity. [Intime News]