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Postal vote for Greeks living abroad may soon be a possibility

Greek conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with political leaders of all parties on Friday to discuss the postal vote for Greeks living abroad. Following the meetings, a statement was …

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Flag raised on Athens Acropolis to mark 75th anniversary of city’s liberation in WWII

In a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary since Athens was liberated from German occupation at the end of WWII – on 12 October, 1944 – the Greek flag was raised …

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Luxperience: How Australia is leading the way during Greek tourism boom

Australian tourist arrivals to Greece doubled in just one year when in 2017 over 320,000 people chose Greece as their holiday destination – a massive increase when you compare that …

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Thread of Memory: Jews of Veria Holocaust remembrance events

As part of last month’s Holocaust Memorial in Veria, Central Macedonia, an estimated 2000 people attended The Thread of Memory, in memory of the 460 members of Veria’s Jewish Community …

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Surge in foreign investors on the Greek property market

Foreign investors are looking to the Athens property market due to the affordable prices that allow for the acquisition of assets at relatively low prices. In the first six months …

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Turkish offensive in Syria could mean more refugees for Greece

Greek authorities are concerned following Turkey’s decision to give the green light for an offensive into northeast Syria with US forces moving out of the area. Monday’s announcement has sent …

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New lift to be installed at Acropolis, improving access for disabled visitors

Greece’s most famous archaeological site is set become more accessible to all. Greece’s Ministry of Culture announced this week that it will be improving disabled access to the Acropolis by installing …

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PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has 1:1 meetings with Greece’s opposition leaders on voting rights for Greeks abroad

Conservative Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a long-time supporter of granting voting rights to the diaspora, will hold successive meetings with political party leaders on Friday to discuss the postal …

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Tax reductions for Greek property owners that choose to renovate

The Greek government is giving property owners in Greece an incentive to renovate. Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas said that homeowners who upgrade their property assets will be eligible for a …

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Varoufakis vs Mitsotakis: Australia dominates discussion on Greek immigration

The spotlight was cast on Australia’s immigration policy in Greek Parliament on Friday following a question by Yanis Varoufakis, head of the MERA25 party and Greece’s former finance chief for …