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Promising Greek Australian soccer player, 21, found dead off beach in Western Australia

The body of a young man found off Twilight Beach in Esperance has been identified as Greek Australian, Eric Birighitti. The 21-year-old soccer play was at the beach with friends …

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Greek Australian man stabbed to death in Canberra

Jayscen Anthony Newby, 26, appeared before the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday on charges of murder. Police said they responded to reports of a disturbance at the Silver Gums townhouse …

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Diver catches the cross at Port Melbourne but gets insults instead of God’s blessing

Since the age of 15, Mikes Legkos has been taking part as a swimmer in the Blessing of the Water ceremony during Theofania. A devout Christian, diving for the cross …

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Archbishop notes spirit of generosity at Epiphany and calls for greater effort to help fire victims

Thousands of people from Sydney’s Orthodox parishes and Greek communities, braved the light rain to converge on Yarra Bay Beach in Phillip Bay, to celebrate Epiphany on Sunday. It was …

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Lefcadian Brotherhood celebrate arrival of new year in style

The Lefcadians of Melbourne gathered at the Lefcadian Brotherhood centre to welcome 2020 on the evening of December 31. Despina Varveris, the president of The Lefcadian Brotherhood “Lefcada”, said that …

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A son of Greek migrants amongst those leading migration in Australia

Despite the fact that Australia has always been and, in many cases, still appears to be the ‘promised land’ for many immigrants who decide to leave their homeland and seek …

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Bushfires: ‘This crisis will almost certainly set whole species extinctions in motion,’ says environmentalist Natalie Kyriacou

There has been an outpouring of grief in Australia and across the globe as images of the devastation caused by raging bushfires have circulated on social media. As well as …

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Sam Karagiozis fights to get back his assets

Sam Karagiozis, the 28-year-old self-made self-proclaimed “serial entrepreneur”, is fighting to regain control of his Bitcoin empire following charges over his role in a drug-trafficking syndicate. His lawyers have filed exclusion …

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Greek ‘interloper’ catches cross in Blessing of Waters drama at Port Melbourne

Thousands of Greek Australians gathered at regions around the country to celebrate Theofania (Epiphany Day) with ‘blessing of the water’ ceremonies in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. In Melbourne, there …

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CCTV footage captures police punching and hosing down Greek Australian disability pensioner John Goutzoulas

Melbourne disability pensioner John Goutzoulas told Heidelberg Magistrates Court on Thursday that police officers punched, pepper-sprayed and wetted him with a high-pressure hose, “like a dog”, outside his Preston Home …