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“For my parents, all four of them”

For many years, Peter Papathanasiou’s parents could never find the right time or the right words to tell him the story of his birth. His mother Elizabeth worried that she …

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The Greeks of Australia stand by 17-year-old Giannis Kordilas

Neos Kosmos recently wrote about 17-year-old Giannis Kordilas who is fighting leukemia. In 2013 the teenager was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia type B and in his battle to beat …

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Born in Greece but can’t register your Australian marriage there?

A Greek expatriate lives in Australia. He was born in Greece, moved to Australia at a young age and settled there. He is of the impression that he can easily …

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South Africa’s Greek ‘legal eagle’ and Mandela’s lifelong friend George Bizos passes on

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa announced the death of George Bizos on Wednesday in these words: “I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has …

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SAE requests Prime Minister’s intervention for GGAE

The General Secretariat of Hellenes Abroad (GGAE) is an institution well-recognised by the Greek diaspora. Since 1983 it has stood by Greek immigrants, and especially to the new generations and …

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I wish to get Greek citizenship through my Greek-born parent

My mother was born in Greece and I would like to know if and how I could obtain the Greek citizenship, which I believe is like a European citizenship, as …

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The release of the Famagusta Dialogues report, working to achieve peace

“Famagusta, as both a confidence building measure and a catalyst for change, is central to the process of achieving a peaceful, just and comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem.” In …

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American-Greek artist/designer reaches out to diaspora with his creations

A Greek San Franciscan artist is taking to the Greek diaspora to sell his uniquely designed clothing and hygienic masks through his online stores. Costa Vorrises has approached “Greek newspapers, …

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Kastellorizians Down Under eager to have their island homes’ facades featuring Evzones

Dimitra Hatziadam has seen her reputation grow amongst Greek communities and Philhellenes worldwide, as the designated photographer of Greece’s Presidential Guard, to capture their never-before-seen visual stories. Her project, running …

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Greek American White House official scores Pentagon job too

At only 33 years of age, Michael Kratsios has already completed three years as an American government official, and serving as the White House Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since 2019. …