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A visit to the Greek capital is a chance to relive the Classical past –and to enjoy the city's more contemporary attractions, says Adrian Mourby

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Greek far-right party in clash with Athens mayor

An attempt by the far-right Golden Dawn party to hand-out food to Greeks only in Athens, in defiance of a municipal ban, degenerated with the city’s mayor saying a party member tried to punch him and draw a gun. The punch missed its target, landing instead on a 12-year-old girl, Greek media said.