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Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece

Oct 22, 2014

Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece

Athens, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists excavating the tomb of Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered the head of one of the two sphinxes that
How Oscar Pistorius went from global icon to convicted jailbird

Oct 21, 2014

How Oscar Pistorius went from global icon to convicted jailbird

.In 2004, just eight months after taking to the track, he smashed the 200m world record at the Athens Paralympics. Next up was the 2008 Beijing Paralympic
Amal Alamuddin changes her last name to Clooney

Oct 14, 2014

Amal Alamuddin changes her last name to Clooney

name and wants to be addressed as "Amal Clooney".Amal arrived in Athens Monday for a new case and changed her last name on the website of her
Sausage, Greece's "protest dog", dies of heart attack

Oct 10, 2014

Sausage, Greece's "protest dog", dies of heart attack

ATHENS (Reuters) - Sausage, the ginger mongrel who became famous for appearing at anti-austerity protests and barking at riot police at the height of
Specially-abled children responsibility of society, says PM Modi

Oct 03, 2014

Specially-abled children responsibility of society, says PM Modi

tenure in Gujarat as the chief minister, children from the state had won medals at Special Olympics in Athens."I called those children to my home and
Abhinav Bindra's insane search for perfection should inspire all Indian athletes

Sep 24, 2014

Abhinav Bindra's insane search for perfection should inspire all Indian athletes

seniors.In the 2004 Games in Athens, a 22-year-old Bindra set an Olympic record with a score of 597/600 across his first 60 shots - and still ended up
Water-holding Mars meteorite suggests planet was habitable

Sep 16, 2014

Water-holding Mars meteorite suggests planet was habitable

University of Athens found an unusual feature embedded deep within the rock."In many ways it resembled a fossilised biological cell from Earth but it was
Discovery of 'cell-like' structure hints towards life on Mars

Sep 16, 2014

Discovery of 'cell-like' structure hints towards life on Mars

life ever emerged there, added Elias Chatzitheodoridis from the National Technical University of Athens.The team is now using state-of-the-art techniques
Atletico Madrid is still a work in progress, says coach Simeone

Sep 16, 2014

Atletico Madrid is still a work in progress, says coach Simeone

club competition."We are a work in progress after the arrival of the new players," Simeone told a news conference in Athens ahead of the Group
Incheon touts Asian Games amid worries over costs

Sep 14, 2014

Incheon touts Asian Games amid worries over costs

potential of the Incheon games resembling those from the 1976 Montreal Olympics, which took 30 years to repay, or more recent ones in Athens and Beijing where