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What does Australia Day mean to you?

Growing up in a Greek household, Australia Day wasn’t a particularly significant day of celebration. While my parents have forever been thankful for the opportunity to migrate to this country, …

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Greek tourism has found alternatives since the collapse of Thomas Cook

The collapse of the venerable British travel group Thomas Cook in 2019 will not affect tourism to Greece this year, said Greece’s Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis on Thursday. The minister …

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Russia denies stories it will recognise Turkish-occupied Cyprus

A Russian foreign ministry spokesperson has denied reports that Moscow planned to recognise Turkish-occupied Cyprus in exchange for Turkey recognising the independence of Abkhazia, a disputed autonomous republic that was …

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Turkish hackers launch fresh wave of attacks on Greek government targets

A number of Greek government websites, including those of the foreign ministry and prime minister, are suspected to have been the target of another hacking attack on Thursday evening. The …

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Greek police find over a thousand kilos of processed cannabis in ship

Greek authorities have reported finding more than a thousand kilos of processed cannabis (hashish) in a ship that had docked at Pireaus on its way from Lebanon to Libya – …

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Australia goes Greek for a weekend

No words can describe the passion, the culture and the incredible atmosphere that 32,000 people had the opportunity to experience at last weekend’s Delphi Bank Semaphore Greek Festival, which celebrated …

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Katerina Sakellaropoulou elected as Greece’s first female president

Greece has elected its first female president. High court judge and human rights advocate Katerina Sakellaropoulou was elected by parliament on Wednesday. Nominated by New Democracy, the 63-year-old also secured …

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Greek company to provide cables for big US offshore wind power project

Greece’s Hellenic Cables has won the contract to supply 300km of inter-array cabling for an offshore wind-generation project off the southern coast of Massachusetts in the United States. The Greek …

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Man causes violent scene at Greek Consulate in Melbourne

An incident took place on Tuesday at the Greek Consulate in Melbourne, which saw a man become violent with staff. According to Neos Kosmos‘ sources, the man visited the Consulate …

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Mohegan-led consortium wins casino licence for Hellinikon project in Athens

US-based Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment and Greek construction company GEK TERNA have been been granted the initial right to develop a casino resort within the former Hellinikon International Airport in …