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Greek newcomers prepare to get Australian Citizenship on Australia Day

Hundreds of new Greek Australians will be officially welcomed to Australia as they are granted Australian Citizenship at ceremonies across the country on Saturday, 26 January. Sofia Spyropoulou, a new …

Life

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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The untold story of Greek Brides in Australia

“Imagine a young, low-educated mother of three, in a foreign country, leaving her husband and fleeing her own home with no money, documents and with nowhere to go,” says Adelaide-born …

Features

A study of the iconic Greek cafe and milk bar [PHOTOS]

In an Australia many still remember there was a Greek café or milk bar – open all hours, 7 days a week – in every suburb and every town. Many remember …

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Discovering the Greeks in the heart of the American ‘South’

Last August my family and I packed our bags and left Chicago, the anchor of the American Midwest, for South Carolina, the heart of the American South. The ‘South’ conjures …

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Greek Canadian director unknowingly contributed to fake news

Surely, the fake news ‘tsunami’ amidst the 2016 US presidential election has made us more alert than ever to how easily misinformation and lies can go viral. But understanding that …

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SEESOX launches new research project and website on Greek diaspora

The South East European Studies (SEESOX) research centre at Oxford University launched a new website, SEESOX Diaspora, which explores the relationship between Greece and its diaspora in the context of …

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Call for referendum over Greece-FYROM name agreement

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) counterpart Zoran Zaev have made history, with the leaders coming to an agreement over a mutually acceptable name …

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Campaign launched for return of stolen Byzantine manuscripts

Rare Byzantine manuscripts, which were stolen during World War I, have become the focus of a new campaign pushing for the return of the historically and culturally significant artefacts to …

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