Far right wins battle for history in Greece

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The Independent Online

Greece's far right has scored its first significant victory since winning seats in parliament this month, as the government conceded to its calls to withdraw a history book from schools on the grounds that it was unpatriotic.

The party Laos had said in its campaign with the Orthodox Church that it contained "inaccuracies" that underplayed the suffering of Greeks at the hands of the Turks.