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Former Greek royals Marie Chantal and Odysseus celebrate their birthdays

Marie Chantal, from the former royal family of Greece, and her son, Odysseus, both marked their shared birthday with an intimate afternoon dinner. The 51-year-old ‘Princess’ and her 15-year-old son …

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Olympiacos fight back against Tottenham in the opening game of the Champions League

After a trying qualification process that saw Olympiacos from Piraeus go through three consecutive rounds, the opening day of the UEFA Champions League group stage at the Karaiskaki Stadium was …

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Indian subcontinent connection to Lemnos and Gallipoli on display in Thessaloniki

The recent 84th Thessaloniki International Trade Fair was the location for a special exhibition by the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence, recognising the role of troops from the Indian sub-continent …

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More refugees arrive on Greek islands amid overcrowding and water shortages

The hotspots on the Greek islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros are struggling to manage an increase in the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Aegean Sea …

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Super League One: Olympiacos impress as PAOK win narrow victory in Peristeri

Greek Super League One continued over the weekend with a number of exciting games. In Piraeus, Olympiacos extended their recent impressive run by dominating newly relegated Volos 5-0, proving that …

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NPL Australia: Heartbreak for Brisbane Olympic in the final

Most of the National Premier League (NPL) competitions across Australia have already come to an end, with only the final matches of the play-offs left. Among the very few teams …

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Greece condemned by Turkey for mistreatment and racism in handball match

Turkey has condemned Greece for allegedly mistreating a Turkish sports club during an international handball match held in Greece this month. The incident took place on 13 September at the …

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Bruce Springsteen, an Aristotle for our times

In the recently released film ‘Blinded by the Light’, Pakistani teenager Javed discovers commitment and courage through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Based on journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s 1980s memoir, the …

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Has the Greek crisis been a catalyst for social change?

This week, members of the diaspora were briefed on social changes resulting from the economic crisis in Greece and how a new wave of philanthropy can help tackle challenges facing …

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Long lost cousins reunited by chance after 29 years in the miracle of Zakynthos, Greece

It is not uncommon to lose touch with people we were once close to and wonder what became of them. Such was the case with two cousins from Tripoli had …

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Victorian Multicultural Commission set to acknowledge cross-cultural harmony

The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) wishes to acknowledge an outstanding individual or group whose community project has brought together different cultural or religious groups to promote harmony and cross-cultural understanding. …