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Beaches in Greece and Cyprus named among world’s Top 50

A hot spot for summer, it’s not surprising Greece’s beaches are continuously being named among the world’s best. Drawing on votes from their readers, aggregated scores from previous media results, …

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Greece’s controversial Bishop Ambrosios tenders resignation

Bishop Ambrosios of Kalavryta and Aegialeia announced his resignation to parishioners during Sunday’s service in the church of the Dormition of Virgin Mary at the town of Kalavryta in the …

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Greek gov’t to meet urgently on Monday over Samothrace’s transport issues

Greece’s state Minister Giorgos Gerapetritis has called an urgent meeting on Monday 19 August do tackle the recent transportation problems on the island of Samothrace. The cut off, caused by …

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86-year-old woman in Trikala almost raped by burglars

In a shocking burglary which took place in Trikala, central Greece on Friday night an 86-year-old woman living alone almost got raped by the two men that invaded her home. …

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North Macedonia erects sign to admit the Greek identity of Alexander the Great – but destroyed in less than 24 hours

The Alexander the Great statue at the centre of Skopje, North Macedonia, had been a source of conflict with Greece that accused its neighbouring country of borrowing from its history. …

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Catch up on news from the week that was

ACSA Aged Care Awards Fronditha Care was the stand-out winner at ACSA’s Victorian Aged Care Awards 2019, winning two of four awards, putting the organisation at the forefront for innovation …

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Archbishop Makarios’ two-week tour of Melbourne comes to an end

Archbishop Makarios rounded up the second week of his tour around Melbourne, visiting as many churches, Greek schools and organisations as possible while giving the promise of more to come …

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Fronditha Care a stand-out winner at the ACSA Aged Care Awards

Fronditha Care was the stand-out winner at ACSA’s Victorian Aged Care Awards 2019. The organisation won two of four awards at this year’s industry event on Friday 9 August, putting …

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Arson suspects arrested as Evia fire ravages Natura-protected wildlife area of Greece

Greece has deployed nearly 400 firefighters and is backed by volunteers and EU water-bombers in a battle to contain a major forest fire in a nature reserve on the island …

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Australian MP creates Friends of Religious Freedom group in NSW

Tania Mihailuk, Member for Bankstown recently formed NSW Parliamentary Friends of Religious Freedom, a group aimed at advancing and protecting the freedom to hold, observe and express religious beliefs. The …