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Church is focal point of Greek community in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

The foundation stone of Bulawayo’s Greek Orthodox church, St John the Baptist, was laid down in 1934 and was consecrated by the first Greek Orthodox archbishop for southern Africa, Archbishop …

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E-platform prepared for Greeks abroad to register to vote in the next Greek national elections

Greeks wishing to cast their ballots while living abroad can do so by submitting their relevant documentation online. Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said that Greek citizens abroad will be …

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The Semaphore Festival returns despite devastating fire!

South Australia is only a breath away from the 41st Semaphore Greek Festival which will be held at Adelaide’s Semaphore foreshore on Saturday 18 January and Sunday 19 January. Established …

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South Oakleigh College to join Lemnos Gallipoli Sister-School Program

It has been a few years now since the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee established its program of linking schools in Australia with those in Greece to create international connection and …

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Political Paradox: Greeks abroad can now vote from their place of residence, but only in principle

After numerous visits and campaigning for the democratic right of Greek Australians to have a say in Greek elections, Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) President Bill Papastergiadis must feel a …

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Antonis Diamataris’ heartfelt words as he hands over portfolio for Greeks abroad

Antonis Diamataris handed over his portfolio to the new Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad Kostas Vlasis. He posted a photo of the handover on social media with heartfelt words …

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288 Greek lawmakers said ‘yes’ to voting rights for Greeks abroad

Greek Parliamentarians debated the bill on the voting rights of Greeks abroad from their place of residence on Wednesday until late into the evening. They finally voted the bill in …

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Diamataris gets medal from Archbishop Makarios, explains that he tried to resign from NY business interests

Former Greek deputy foreign minister Antonis Diamataris may have resigned as deputy minister within hours of arriving for an official visit to Australia, however he did not fail to meet …

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Expat Greeks are a great asset for the country when it is challenged, says Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos

Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said the Greek government “did all that could be done,” to see the implementation of voting rights to expat Greeks from their place of residence. …

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Deputy Minister Diamataris resigns over ‘fake CV’ and other allegations upon arriving in Australia to meet with the diaspora

Shortly after setting foot in Australia, Greek Deputy Minister Antonis Diamataris has been forced to step down from his post after confirming that he never received a degree for Columbia …