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Russia-Ukraine conflict: From rifles to anti-aircraft systems, a look at the military aid Kyiv is getting from different countries
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: From rifles to anti-aircraft systems, a look at the military aid Kyiv is getting from different countries

The escalating crisis between Ukraine and Russia has seen countries such as Germany, Sweden and Finland reversing their policy of never sending arms to conflict zones

Greece to close supporters' clubs after football-linked murder
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Greece to close supporters' clubs after football-linked murder

The new measures will require parliamentary approval but are likely to receive broad political support beyond the government’s comfortable majority.

French cave tells new story about Neanderthals, early humans
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French cave tells new story about Neanderthals, early humans

Using new techniques, the authors of the study dated some of the human remains to about 54,000 years ago — almost 10,000 years earlier than previous finds in Europe, with one exception in Greece

The Parthenon Quest: Greece gets marble foot in door of British Museum
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The Parthenon Quest: Greece gets marble foot in door of British Museum

Greece hopes the 2,500-year-old marble fragment, which arrived on loan from an Italian museum, may lead to the reunification in Athens of all surviving Parthenon Sculptures — many of which are in the British Museum.

ATP Cup: Stefanos Tsitsipas goes down to Diego Schwartzman as Argentina beat Greece
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ATP Cup: Stefanos Tsitsipas goes down to Diego Schwartzman as Argentina beat Greece

Tsitsipas went under the knife in late November after pulling out of the ATP Finals in Turin, hoping to be at full fitness for the Australian Open later this month

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain pounce on Sweden shock, Portugal held by Ireland
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain pounce on Sweden shock, Portugal held by Ireland

Pablo Sarabia's penalty proved enough for La Roja to take all three points in Athens and move a point above Sweden ahead of a winner-takes-all clash between the sides in Seville on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain at Greece; Croatia aim to gain on Russia
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain at Greece; Croatia aim to gain on Russia

Spain need to win in Greece to guarantee a chance to finish first in the group regardless of other results.

FIFA World Cup Qualifying: Denmark book Qatar 2022 ticket as England are held
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FIFA World Cup Qualifying: Denmark book Qatar 2022 ticket as England are held

Joakim Maehle scored in the 53rd minute to send the Danes to Qatar as they build on their surprise run at Euro 2020 this summer when they reached the semi-finals.

Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas angers Greece government over COVID-19 vaccination views
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Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas angers Greece government over COVID-19 vaccination views

The Greek government criticised tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas for insisting he would only get a coronavirus vaccination if it became mandatory.

Greece wildfire: Around 900 firefighters battle blaze as locals count costs of devastation
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Greece wildfire: Around 900 firefighters battle blaze as locals count costs of devastation

Wildfires have scorched through several Mediterranean countries in recent weeks, with Greece, neighbouring Turkey and Algeria hit hard

Hundreds of families in Greece left homeless as fires rage; rain brings relief to Turkey
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Hundreds of families in Greece left homeless as fires rage; rain brings relief to Turkey

More than 1,450 Greek firefighters backed by at least 15 aircraft were battling the blazes, with reinforcements arriving from abroad, the fire service said

Greek police arrests two trying to sell 'extremely rare' Roman-era statue of the goddess Hecate
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Greek police arrests two trying to sell 'extremely rare' Roman-era statue of the goddess Hecate

In ancient Greece, Hecate was venerated as a goddess of the underworld, capable of both good and evil. She was associated with magic, witchcraft, the moon and creatures of the night such as ghosts. Her face was also depicted on doorways.

Euro 2020: Facts, figures and iconic moments of European Championship over the years
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Euro 2020: Facts, figures and iconic moments of European Championship over the years

From the story of the first European Championship to Cristiano Ronaldo's epic numbers, take a look at the facts, figures and iconic moments of the tournament.

Euro 2020 warm-ups: Depleted Belgium held by Greece; Ukraine, Turkey register victories
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Euro 2020 warm-ups: Depleted Belgium held by Greece; Ukraine, Turkey register victories

Mario Gavranovic scored a hat trick as Switzerland cruised to a 7-0 win over its tiny neighbor Liechtenstein.

At Athens' newly opened Olympics Museum, myth, modern magic and sports memorabilia are on offer
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At Athens' newly opened Olympics Museum, myth, modern magic and sports memorabilia are on offer

Alongside video screens and wall-to-wall displays on the history of the ancient and modern Games, the museum showcases all of the torches used in the flame relay, starting with the one used in Berlin in 1936.

Greek islanders hope for better tourism season with an uptick in vaccination and eased restrictions
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Greek islanders hope for better tourism season with an uptick in vaccination and eased restrictions

Greece on Friday officially joined the race to woo back tourists, hoping the sun, sand and sea will lure holidaymakers after months of lockdown and bring the country a desperately needed revenue boost after last year's miserable holiday season.

Three T20 World Cup European qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Three T20 World Cup European qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier, due to be hosted in Canada between 17 and 23 July, involving the hosts, Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Panama and the USA, has been postponed due to government and travel restrictions

A haunting silence pervades cafes, restaurants in Greece as the country's second lockdown continues for six months
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A haunting silence pervades cafes, restaurants in Greece as the country's second lockdown continues for six months

Restaurants, bars and cafes, whose nature it is to gather groups of people closely together, have remained shut since November when the Greek government imposed a second lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Coach Luis Enrique says Spain 'deserved another result' after Greek stalemate
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Coach Luis Enrique says Spain 'deserved another result' after Greek stalemate

Spain dominated the first half in Granada with Juventus striker Alvaro Morata scoring with a left-foot drive on 33 minutes.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes winning return for Sweden; Germany, Italy, England win, Spain held
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes winning return for Sweden; Germany, Italy, England win, Spain held

Ibrahimovic set up Viktor Claesson's 35th-minute winner against Georgia at the Friends Arena just outside Stockholm in his 117th appearance for his national team, his first since Euro 2016.