Greece http://www.kunc.org en Turns Out The Ancient Greeks Were Quite The Grill Masters http://www.kunc.org/post/turns-out-ancient-greeks-were-quite-grill-masters Mycenaean civilization, the forerunner to classical Greece and the backdrop for the <em>Illiad</em> and the<em> Odyssey</em>, is best known for its lavish palaces and treasure-filled tombs.<p>But thanks to one enterprising researcher, we've learned that the Mycenaeans also knew how to throw a pretty mean barbeque.<p>For a long time, archaeologists couldn't figure out how ancient Greeks used the cookware found at excavation sites from the <a href="http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/myce/hd_myce.htm">Mycenaean period</a>, which lasted from 1600 to 1100 B.C.<p>The mysterious wares included ceramic Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:48:00 +0000 53593 at http://www.kunc.org Turns Out The Ancient Greeks Were Quite The Grill Masters Supporters Of Greek Neo-Nazi Party Tested By Arrests http://www.kunc.org/post/supporters-greek-neo-nazi-party-tested-arrests The Greek lawmaker who leads the neo-fascist Golden Dawn Party is behind bars, awaiting trial for allegedly running a criminal organization. Nikolaos Michaloliakos' views are racist and anti-Semitic, and he's been blamed for inciting violence, especially against immigrants.<p>He says he's not a criminal and is being persecuted for his beliefs.<p>But will shutting down the party shut down its support?<p>When Michaloliakos arrived in court late Wednesday night, escorted by police in balaclavas, hundreds of his supporters were waiting for him, chanting: "Blood! Honor! Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:23:00 +0000 50371 at http://www.kunc.org Supporters Of Greek Neo-Nazi Party Tested By Arrests Greek Neo-Nazi Party Arrests Follow High-Profile Murder http://www.kunc.org/post/greek-neo-nazi-party-arrests-follow-high-profile-murder Greek police arrested the leader of the neo-fascist Golden Dawn party Saturday on charges of establishing a criminal organization. The police also issued warrants for more than 30 party members — including six members of parliament — on charges of murder, money laundering and other crimes.<p>Greek TV stations interrupted regular programming to show live scenes of the Golden Dawn members led away in handcuffs. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 19:53:00 +0000 Joanna Kakissis 50158 at http://www.kunc.org Greek Neo-Nazi Party Arrests Follow High-Profile Murder Greek PM Denounces Neo-Nazi Party After Musician's Murder http://www.kunc.org/post/greek-pm-denounces-neo-nazi-party-after-musicians-murder Greece's premier has vowed not to let a neo-Nazi party undermine democracy after the killing of a Greek hip-hop and rap singer by a right-wing extremist.<p>"This government is determined not to let the descendants of the Nazis poison our social life or commit crimes," Antonis Samaras said in a national television address.<p>An extremist with possible ties to the right-wing Golden Dawn party has admitted to stabbing to death musician Pavlos Fyssas, who goes by the stage name Killah P. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:10:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49803 at http://www.kunc.org Greek PM Denounces Neo-Nazi Party After Musician's Murder 'We Are Next': Greek Jews Fear Rise Of Far-Right Party http://www.kunc.org/post/we-are-next-greek-jews-fear-rise-far-right-party No one has ever doubted Mois Yussuroum's patriotism. As part of the Greek resistance during World War II, he fought Benito Mussolini's fascist army and then the Nazis.<p>"The other resistance fighters didn't know I was Jewish," he says, since he used the name "Yiorgos Gazis" in case he was captured. "But my superiors did know, and they gave me many responsibilities, including making me a garrison commander."<p>Now, more than 70 years after Yussuroum and other Greeks fought the German Nazis, Greece confronts the rise of the Golden Dawn Party, which espouses a far-right ideology. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:14:00 +0000 49186 at http://www.kunc.org 'We Are Next': Greek Jews Fear Rise Of Far-Right Party