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Greek Orthodox Archbishop Makarios at anti-abortion rally in Sydney

Greek Orthodox Archbishop Makarios addressed a 10,000-strong crowd that braved the Sydney winds on Tuesday at the ‘Stand For Life’ protest at Martin Place in opposition to the proposed bill …

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Tighter pension access and plans to decrease pension supplements for Australians travelling overseas for more than six weeks

A government plan that would see pension supplements being reduced after six weeks of temporary absence from Australia is on the table. Should the legislation be passed, it would adversely …

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Meet Greece’s first museum education dog, helping to increase participation and learning

The University of Crete’s Museum of Natural History has had a new, and rather unique, member join its team: Ravel, an affectionate Labrador. The first museum education dog in Greece, …

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Free lecture: Voyage of the SS Corsica from Cyprus to Australia in 1951-52

On 13 December, 1951 the SS Corsica left Limassol with 761 Cypriot migrants for Australia and was the first ship to leave Cyprus with so many emigrants. Arriving at Fremantle …

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‘Yiayia Next Door’ gets free tickets to Greece

Nina, aka the sweet Greek grandmother who became an Instagram sensation as @Yiayianextdoor thanks to her neighbour Daniel Mancuso whom she feeds regularly, went viral again. This time the internet …

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Pregnant woman killed in train collision in Greece

A collision between a car and an intercity train conducting the Alexandroupoli-Thessaloniki on Monday afternoon, resulted in the tragic death of a pregnant woman according to reports. The intercity rail …

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Greek NGO Metadrasi receives $2million, the world’s biggest humanitarian award

Greek NGO Metadrasi received a $US2 million prize, the world’s biggest humanitarian award. The group won the Hilton Humanitarian Prize offered by the Conrad N Hilton Foundation for its “innovative …

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Seven Greek maths whizzes from Thessaloniki bring back five medals from international comp

A group of students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) brought home five medals from the International Mathematics Competition-IMC in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The seven maths whizzes competed against the …

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Adelaide Dr Mario Athinodorou could lose medical license after ‘physically and sexually’ exploiting 10 female patients

Adelaide GP Dr Mario Athinodorou, 52, faces the possibility of being struck off the medical register after the state’s medical tribunal found him guilty of sexual misconduct against multiple female …

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Archbishop Makarios gets set to make inaugural visit to Adelaide

Following a jam-packed two week visit to Melbourne, there is little rest for His Eminence Archbishop Makarios before he ventures off yet again, this time to Adelaide to meet the …