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A tribute to songs banned by the Greek junta at the Athens Concert Hall

On the occasion of the anniversary of the seven-year junta, which followed the 1967 Greek coup d'état led by a group of colonels on 21 April 1967, the Athens concert Hall (Megaron) presents for the first time a musical tribute to the songs banned or censored by the colonels' dictatorship.

US says UAE bombed Libya Islamists as turmoil deepens

UAE warplanes secretly bombed Islamist militia targets in Libya, apparently catching Washington off guard, as turmoil in the North African country deepened with the Islamists naming a rival premier.
American officials said on Aug. 25 that the United Arab Emirates' jets launched two attacks in seven days on the Islamists in Tripoli using bases in Egypt.

170 bodies of African migrants found from Libya shipwreck

Libyan rescuers have recovered the bodies of around 170 people after a boat carrying illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa sank at sea last week, a coast guard official said Aug. 25.

"We freed about 100 bodies trapped in the hold of the 16-metre (50-foot) wooden boat which foundered not far from the coast," Abdellatif Mohammed Ibrahim told AFP.