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Syria: Giving up is not an option

There have been millions of casualties as a result of the catastrophes in Syria, with a half million dead, with millions of refugees, with collective human consciousness diminished and reduced …

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How FYROM became a victim of its own aggression

The geographical area of Macedonia is primarily split between three countries, namely Greece, the ‘Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’ (hereafter FYROM), and Bulgaria. Although home to distinct peoples, within each …

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Remembering Polyxeni Papapetrou

Poli died yesterday from breast cancer. The last few days, she was in a coma, but at home in her own bed surrounded by books and works of art including …

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The essence of Greek Orthodox Easter

Easter is the most significant celebration observed by the Orthodox Church and its faithful, with many variations in the way it is celebrated. One of the most popular traditions practiced …

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Looking back on 1 April, 1978

It was April, 1978, I was 16 years old. I walked into the kitchen as my Dad was listening to the Greek language radio news. He had paused from his …

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Only genuine diversity will help Australia

Donald Trump wants to make his immigration plan more like Australia’s. He said as much when it was released in August 2017 and again to Malcolm Turnbull during the prime …

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Anniversary of 1 April 1978

Imagine if about a thousand people all of Greek origin were rounded up mostly in one city over a couple of days by the federal police and charged with conspiracy. …

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Democracy. Seriously, does it actually work?

When Saddam Hussein would routinely win his presidential campaigns with around 97 per cent of the vote, I used to wonder how on earth he couldn’t attain a magical 99 …

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Generosity of Greek Australians astounds

In the past few weeks, I’ve received hundreds of them. Painstakingly drafted. Delivered with lots of love. Some even with cash wrapped inside them. All these letters have come from …

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Missing the bus

Eaton Mall does not exist. It has never existed. Instead, if GPY& R advertising agency, on behalf of Public Transport Victoria (PTV) are to be believed, the space occupied by …