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Kikis Efthimiou, who brought Greece and Cyprus to Australia, passes away

Another iconic figure of the Greek community, Sydney businessman Kikis Efthimiou, renowned not only for his excellence in importing food from Greece but also for his extensive community work, has …

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Lee Tarlamis OAM welcomes Greek campaign documentary makers to Victorian Parliament

Recently the creators of a forthcoming new documentary telling the story of the Anzac involvement in the Greek campaign of 1941 were welcomed into the Victorian Parliament by the Lemnos …

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Sunbed wars: Greece tries to rein in beach chaos

The waves of the Aegean Sea lap gently at the tables and chairs of two beach restaurants on Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula. It is an idyllic scene, but one that is …

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Vibrant celebration of Kataklysmos unites cultures in Preston

The Greek and Cypriot Social Welfare Centre held their annual celebration of the Kataklysmos/Penticosti on Sunday June 23. Kataklysmos is celebrated in Cyprus 50 days after Easter by the seaside. …

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The ‘silent migration’ of Greek children to be explored in upcoming seminar

The mass adoptions of Greek children to the USA and the Netherlands is set to be discussed in a coming lecture, addressing the impact of the near 4,000 children who …

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Kastellorizian Association of Victoria seeking traditional costumes and photos for Centenary Calendar

The Kastellorizian Association of Victoria is prepping up for a grand celebration of its centennial anniversary, requesting traditional costumes and photos to include in a calendar to mark the occasion. …

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Assange will return to Australia ‘a free man’

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could soon touch down in Australia after he was freed from a UK prison on a plea deal. Assange, 52, has been fighting extradition to the …

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Tourist toll rises in heat-hit Greece after German found dead

An elderly German hiker was found dead on the island of Crete Monday, the fire department said, the latest tourist fatality during a period of unseasonally high temperatures in Greece. …

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Julian Assange expected to plead guilty to espionage in deal that could set him free and return to Australia

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to plead guilty this week to violating US espionage law, in a deal that could end his imprisonment in Britain and allow him to …

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Greek Community of Box Hill celebrates 56 years of service and achievement

Last Sunday, the Greek Community of Box Hill honoured its seven founding members with a commemorative plaque. The seven included the late – Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Petros Kirmos, Anastasios Tingiris, Lori …

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