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Archive - Oct 2014

October 29th

live Swollen River Maritsa is flooding Evros

29 October 2014 / 12:10:02  
The river level has already reached 5.92 metres in the village of Pitio, the critical limit there being 5.70 metres. The local authorities and military units in the region are in a state of high alert.

October 28th

There is no entrance to the fourth chamber in Amphipolis

28 October 2014 / 19:10:22  
Archaeologists have discovered parts of the wings of the sphinxes and a piece of the neck of the second of them as well as missing parts of the mosaic on "The Abduction of Persephone by Pluto."

Archaeology and troubles in the Balkans

28 October 2014 / 18:10:07  
Professor Nikolay Ovcharov talks before GRReporter of Perperikon, the sanctuary of Dionysus, Tsar Samuel and the Parthenon Marbles.

"Love potion" of ancient Greeks

28 October 2014 / 16:10:24  
Our cultural ancestors recognized four kinds of love. Their knowledge is a prerequisite for each of us to live through a complete and inspired relationship.

Ten-day sales in Athens and Thessaloniki start on 1 November

28 October 2014 / 13:10:17  
During the sales, shops will remain open on Sunday, 2 November 2014, from 11:00 am to 06:00 pm in accordance with article 16, section 1 of the law.

The first deportation of Jews took place in the territories controlled by Bulgaria

27 October 2014 / 22:10:06  
The number of surviving Jews from all over Greece was about 10-12,000 (compared to 70-75,000 before the war). Many of them emigrated to Israel and the United States, and around 6,000 remained in Greece, states historian Mary Kavala in an interview for GRReporter.

October 27th

Dilma Rousseff - Brazil's Iron Lady

27 October 2014 / 20:10:56  
The Brazilian woman with Bulgarian roots has won the second round of the presidential elections by a narrow margin and a second term as head of the South American country.