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Was Michael Dertouzos the inventor of the Internet?

The Internet was all about Tim Berners-Lee, right? Not totally. Michael Dertouzos was a Greek computer scientist who anticipated how the Internet would come to dominate almost every aspect of our lives

Greece marks anniversary of anti-junta uprising

Atenas - At least 12,000 Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Saturday to mark the 45th anniversary of a 1973 student revolt against a US-backed junta, police said.

Greek PM claims breakthrough in tangled church-state relations

Atenas - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has announced a tentative breakthrough in talks to soften ties between Greece and its powerful Orthodox Church, a decades-old debate affecting valuable church lands and clerical salaries.

Three dead found on Greece-Turkey border had throats slit: police

Atenas - Three women found dead on the Greece-Turkey border earlier this month were a mother and two daughters whose throats were slit after they were tied up, a Greek police source said on Friday.

6.8 magnitude quake causes Greek island damage, no injuries

Atenas - A powerful 6.8-magnitude undersea earthquake struck early Friday off the Ionian Sea island of Zante, causing structural damage but no injuries, officials said."We have no reports of injuries, or of someone being trapped under rubble...

Strong 6.8 magnitude quake strikes off Greece

Atenas - A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Greece on Friday and was felt strongly in the tourist hotspot island of Zante, monitoring agencies said.

Greek PM urges Macedonia to ratify name deal after FM resigns

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday urged Macedonian lawmakers to ratify the two countries' landmark name deal after a cabinet spat in Athens prompted the shock resignation of his foreign minister.

Greek 'migrant-smuggling' car crash kills 11

Thessalon - Eleven people died on Saturday in northern Greece when a car thought to be carrying migrants crashed head-on with a truck and burst into flames, police said.

Top Greek court orders inquiry into handling of EU funds

Atenas - Greece's Supreme Court on Monday ordered an inquiry into the handling of European funds paid to Athens to help the country cope with the migration crisis of 2015-16.

Jorgos and friends to perform biggest ever magic event in Greece Special

Athens - World renowned magician Jorgos chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming magic event, featuring special friends and guests, at The Christmas Theater in Athens, Greece.

Migrants brace for winter in packed Greek island camps

M - Thousands of migrants packed into overcrowded camps on the Greek islands are bracing for winter in conditions that have already driven some there to attempt suicide.

Review: Greek athlete Emmanuel Karalis' pole vault journey in 2018 Special

The 2018 pole vault season came to a close and Digital Journal looked back on Greek pole vaulter Emmanuel Karalis' incredible year.

Greece vows to improve conditions on island migrant camps

Atenas - Greece's migration minister on Tuesday pledged to improve living conditions for migrants in camps on islands in the Aegean Sea, where he said arrivals had doubled this summer.

'Suicide attempts' on Greek migrant island as arrivals spike

Atenas - Dismal conditions in one of Europe's largest migrant camps on the Greek island of Lesbos are leading to suicide attempts, a charity said Monday, as arrivals continued to increase.

Seven hurt in Greek island beach rockslide

Atenas - Seven people including a family of Czech tourists were injured Thursday following a rockslide at Navagio beach on the island of Zante, one of Greece's most popular travel destinations, officials said.

Greece's Tsipras to chart post-bailout strategy in keynote speech

Thessalon - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to unveil his government's post-bailout economic strategy in a keynote speech on Saturday as thousands protested against a controversial planned name deal with neighbouring Macedonia.

Greek migrant camp workers strike to protest overcrowding

Mytilene - Workers at a camp for migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos said Friday they will go on strike to protest overcrowding, as the government conceded conditions were "near impossible".

Tourists stranded as seamen extend Greek ferry strike

Atenas - Tourists and locals in Greece were left stranded Monday as ferry workers halted inter-island transport and voted to extend a paralysing strike by 24 hours, union and industry officials said.

Greek ferries laid up as sailors strike for more pay

Atenas - Greek ferries will stay in port Monday, bringing inter-island links to a halt after the powerful federation of Greek seamen called a 24-hour strike over pay demands.

Director Gavras slams 'bad taste' joke after hoaxer tweets his 'death'

Atenas - The Greek-French filmmaker Costa Gavras was forced to deny rumours of his own demise on Thursday after some media were fooled by a fake ministerial Twitter account announcing he had died.
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