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To be a wog or not to be

Nick Giannopoulos, of Wogs out of Work fame, warned that he would take “legal action against comedians using the word ‘wog’ to promote their shows.” The successful stage production Wogs Out …

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Celebrating Erotokritos Year 2019 (Part 3): So who was Vitsentzos Kornaros?

All he tells us, in the epilogue to Erotokritos, is that he was born and raised in Sitia, where he created Erotokritos, and was married in the capital, Candia. He …

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Vale Maria Barbayannis, family reflects on the lawyer’s life

It is with the deepest sense of loss and achingly heavy hearts that we farewell Maria Barbayannis, a truly magnificent and extraordinary woman who was taken from us so very …

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Nick Giannopoulos, Wog TM and the custodian of ‘wogs’

“A blocky, cuboidal head, faced in pinks and whites and ruled in a fretwork of longitudes and latitudes which showed a few orthographic traces of worry…” Three Wogs, Alexander Theroux. …

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Vale Victor Borg, an advocate for migrants and ethnic communities in Australia

Victor Borg AM, Barrister, Chairman Maltese Community Council of Victoria, former Chairman of the Ethnic Communities Council, and author of significant policy documents died last week after a long illness. …

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Buttocks of Greece, an ancient-arse country

– Τι είναι η Ελλάδα; the old man enquired, his bushy eyebrows raised in indignation, flecks of spittle flying from his dentures. Μια κωλόχωρα είναι. I am not aware of …

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Christians have lived in Turkey for two millenia but their future is uncertain

Vowing to better protect Christians, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told media at the White House recently that Turkey will restore churches damaged during the civil war in northeastern Syria. …

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Obituary for Louis Kyriacou (1933-2019), a fighter for social justice until the end

Louis Kyriacou collapsed and passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 86 while out shopping with his wife Eleni at Knox on Sunday 10 November 2019. He was …

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Relax Devin Nunes, since Greek antiquity theatre has been essential to politics

The connection between theatre and politics goes back to the earliest days of Western civilisation. In the ancient world, people took to the stage as one of the earliest instances …

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China’s relationships with Greece and Italy are deepening – EU is reaping exactly what it sowed

The eurozone has emerged from its debt crisis of 2010-18 intact, but at a very high cost to the periphery. Greece’s exit from its third bailout in August 2018, the …