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Australia is in Top 10 places to raise children, while Greece comes 21st

Greece may be a child-centric country, but it did not make the list of top 10 countries to raise a child for 2020 as compiled by the US News & …

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Mitsotakis will block peace deal if Turkey-Libya agreement is not scrapped

Unless the maritime agreement between Turkey and Libya is scrapped, Greece will block any European Union peace deal for Libya, the Greek prime minister has warned. Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis said …

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Church is focal point of Greek community in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

The foundation stone of Bulawayo’s Greek Orthodox church, St John the Baptist, was laid down in 1934 and was consecrated by the first Greek Orthodox archbishop for southern Africa, Archbishop …

Features

Orthodox church in Zimbabwe keeps flame alive with Greek community support

The churchgoers’ response to Fr George Glafcoss is immediate and their singing is spontaneous and continuous. The sound of the many voices rises above the rafters and seems to lift …

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Eight sailors taken by pirates off Greek tanker in west African waters

Eight sailors were kidnapped from a Greek tanker on 31 December, 2018, that was anchored off Limbe near the coast of Cameron in the Gulf of Guinea, an area in …

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Oh Greece, what a decade you’ve had!

2010 January – March, Greece: The socialist PASOK Government announces two rounds of austerity measures and cuts, and faces mass protests and strikes. Greece’s credit rating is downgraded by one …

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Second Christmas Day tragedy strikes George Michael’s family

A new tragedy descended on the Panayiotou family with the news news that the younger sister of famed pop star George Michael, Melanie Panayioutou, was found dead three years to …

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Greek, Cyprus, Israeli commerce organisations hail US ‘EastMed Act’

The signing of the EastMed Act by US President Donald Trump earlier this been has been welcomed in a joint statement by the American Chambers of Commerce of Greece, Cyprus …

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Greek sailors stranded on ship as Djibouti authorities demand fee payment

Five Greek sailors missed Christmas with their families as their vessel is being held hostage by the authorities of Djibouti until the ship’s owners pay outstanding fees. The vessel, The …

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Greek Orthodox Byzantine chants gain Unesco recognition

This week the Byzantine chant, or psaltic art, as practiced in Greece and Cyprus, has been added to Unesco’s Representitive List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Unesco report …