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The haters of ξ, and the war to make it redundant

People petition about all sorts of matters, but who would have thought that the letter ‘xi’ would have so many enemies. Chad the math man from London, started a petition …

Dialogue

Un-Learning with the Left: Greek Elections 2019

After a spectacular defeat in the elections for the European Parliament, the government of SYRIZA was forced to declare national elections for 7 July. If the polls are to be …

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Food is more expensive in Cyprus and Greece compared to the EU average

The price level of a comparable basket of food and non-alcoholic beverages across the European Union (EU) was twice as high in the most expensive Member State than in the …

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Greek Royal House denies that former king Constantine is in hospital

The former king of Greece, Constantine II, who is also the godfather of the Duke of Cambridge, was reported to have suffered a heart attack. Several media outlets reported that …

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Reversal of Greece’s brain drain a real possibility, experts say

Since the economic crisis hit Greece in 2008, from that year right up to 2016 over 400,000 Greeks have moved abroad in search of opportunity and greater stability. But this …

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Greek President calls for return of Parthenon Sculptures at Acropolis Museum 10th anniversary event

In a special event to celebrate the Acropolis Museum’s10th anniversary on Thursday evening, Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos took the opportunity to bring the spotlight to the continued struggled for the repatriation …

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Greece named among Top 10 countries producing renewable energy

When it comes to producing power the environmentally friendly way, Greece is ahead of the game. Greece has been recognised as one of 10 countries in the world that is …

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Greek composer and master bouzouki player, Stelios Vamvakaris has passed away, aged 72

The great Greek composer and bouzouki player, Stelios Vamvakaris passed away on Monday, aged 72. The son of rebetiko legend Markos Vamvakaris was born in Piraeus on 2 March, 1947. …

Life

Janiszewski and Alexakis head to Athens to give lecture on Hellenic presence in Australia

Sydney-based historian Leonard Janiszewski and photographer Effy Alexakis are heading to Athens this month to give a lecture on the depth and diversity of Australia’s Greek presence. Invited by Australian …

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World’s first permanent sanctuary for rescued dolphins in Greece

Dolphins, among the world’s most fascinating sea creatures, were also the holy animals of the gods Apollo and Poseidon as well as a symbol of friendship and solidarity in ancient …