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Read the Prespes agreement on the “Macedonia” name issue in English

The Prespes agreement was released in the English language by Greek Parliament, just days ahead of the demonstration protesting the name change at Syntagma Square. The document focuses on the …

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‘Greek brain drain is inevitable’

While Dimitrios Salampasis’ decision to work abroad was not prompted by the financial crisis, his success story is typical of many Greeks who fall under the ‘brain drain’ cohort. The …

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Clashes in Athens as huge crowd protests FYROM name change

An estimated 60,000 protestors gathered at Syntagma Square on Sunday to protest the Prespes Agreement on the renaming of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to Republic of Northern Macedonia. …

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Thousands descend on Athens city centre to rally against Prespes Agreement [WATCH LIVE]

Organisers of a protest against the Prespes agreement anticipate that hundreds of thousands of people will gather at Syntagma Square for the 20 January rally. By 2pm Athens time, droves …

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Greeks flood Rye Foreshore Reserve to celebrate Australia Day [PHOTOS + VIDEOS]

Thousands of Greeks poured onto Rye Foreshore Reserve to celebrate two things: Australia Day (a week ahead of the actual event) and to honour the Association of Greek Elderly Citizen Clubs …

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Greek and Skopjian diaspora united in condemnation of Prespes agreement

After more than 25 years and countless of rounds of UN-mediated talks, the governments of Greece and the FYROM finally announced they had agreed to end the row over what …

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MP Vamvakinou-Damousi discuss Australian identity and cultural policy

The  Australian Academy of the Humanities met with Victorian MP Maria Vamvakinou this week to discuss the research they are conducting into arts and cultural policy. The Federal Member for …

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Letter of solidarity: Greek teachers show support to colleagues in LA

The world is a global village. And though Los Angeles and Greece are far removed as far as education and facilities are concerned, the teachers union of Greece was moved …

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Harvard Professor gets top honour for promoting Greek literature around the globe

Harvard University’s popular free online course, the Ancient Greek Hero, has taught literature to tens of thousands of people around the world over the last decade, and counting. The MOOC …

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Victoria’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee honours the role of Lemnos in Australia’s Anzac story

Victoria’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee once again honoured the role of Lemnos in Australia’s Anzac story at St Kilda’s historic cemetery last Saturday. The commemoration took place as part of …