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Boustrophedon ( /ˌbaʊstrɵˈfiːdən/ or /ˌbuːstroʊˈfiːdən/; from Greek βουστροφηδόν, boustrophēdon “ox-turning” from βοῦς, bous, “ox” and στροφή, strophē, “turn”; that is, turning like oxen in ploughing), is a kind of bi-directional text,
 ancient direction efficiency Greece reading
Both black boxes from the Cypriot airliner which crashed near Athens have been recovered as Greece investigates its worst air disaster. All 121 passengers and crew aboard Flight 522 died when it hit a hill after an apparent drop in cabin pressure knocked out both pilots. Tests on the bodies appear to confirm that most of the victims froze to death before the actual crash.

2005-08-15

 crash airplane Cyprus Greece freeze pressure disaster
Two of Greece's most wanted men have staged a daring helicopter escape from Athens' highest-security prison - for the second time in three years...

2009-02-22

 Greece prison escape
There is more than a whiff of Atlantis about the story of Pavlopetri - the world's oldest submerged town...

2009-10-16

 archaeology city Greece sea
We can argue over whether Greece, Portugal, or Spain are at risk of being forced out of the euro. But there is another nagging question: whether events will cause Germany and its satellites to withdraw, bequeathing the legal carcass of EMU to the Club Med bloc.

2010-01-31

 Germany euro Greece economy crisis
Public sector workers in Greece have launched a nationwide strike in protest at government measures to tackle the country's huge budget deficit. Flights have been grounded, many schools closed, and hospitals are operating an emergency-only service. The government wants to cut pay, reduce pensions and revise the tax system...

2010-02-10

 Greece European Union bancrupt economy
Water has been rapidly disappearing in Cyprus since the 1970s, but conflict between Turkish and Greek communities means fixing the problem is not high on the political agenda. Alex Bell finds that Cypriots are now struggling for control of land that is slowly dying.

2010-03-11

 Cyprus Greece Turkey water shortage drought
Greece has suspended international airmail for 48 hours after more than 10 suspicious packages were sent to targets in Greece and across Europe.

2010-11-03

 mail post Greece terrorism parcel bomb
Slovakia's parliament has voted against measures to bolster the powers of the eurozone bailout fund, seen as vital in combating the bloc's debt crisis...
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