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Greece's Acropolis Museum to open


The long-awaited Acropolis Museum opens in Athens on Saturday, complete with a special gallery for the Elgin Marbles.

The sculptures have been on display in the British Museum for nearly 200 years, but Greek authorities hope the Acropolis will strengthen the case for their return.

Malcolm Brabant reports from Athens.


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