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‘New era’ of engagement for Greece and China

Relations between Greece and China are going from strength to strength, further highlighted by president of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping’s first official visit to Athens this week. …

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Is the earth on fire? Sentinel 3 detects five times as many wildfires compared to last year

Wildfires have been making headlines with multiple fires burning around the world in Australia, Lebanon and California. Fires in the Amazon sparked a global outcry but there have also been …

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Rick Pitino coaches Greece’s national basketball team

Following weeks of speculation, US basketball coach Rick Pitino will coach Greece’s national team. The Hellenic Basketball Federation released a statement on Friday that announced his appointment. Details of Pitino’s …

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Greek MP sent letter to all EU counterparts to help child refugees, but only one responded

Greek Migration Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis called on his EU counterparts to share the burden of 4,000 unaccompanied minor refugees being held on Greek islands, but only one responded. Speaking this …

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Cyprus questions why state gift to Thatcher is on sale at Christie’s

The Cyprus government is expected to demand answers from Britain as to why a 2,700-year-old vase given as a state gift to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was recently sold …

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Frangopoulos moves up the ranks in Abu Dhabi

He had moved to the Middle East in April last year to take charge of Sky News Arabia as its chief executive officer and managing editor, and now Angelos Frangopoulos …

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Zervos claims are backed by Donald Trump’s phone records

US President Donald Trump’s cell phone records show a call on 7 December, the day that Greek American Summer Zervos, a former Apprentice contestant, says she was subjected to unwanted kissing …

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Skeletons uncovered near lake in India believed to belong to Greeks

Roopkund is a high altitude glacial lake in the state of Uttarakhand in Northern India, sitting at 5,000 meters high. Researchers have found piles of human skeletons in the lake …

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Pontians praise SA’s Koutsantonis for support of Syrian Kurds

Former South Australia Treasurer, Anastassios “Tom” Koutsantonis was praised for his speech in the South Australian parliament in which he highlighted the plight of the Kurdish people in the wake …

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German Foreign Ministry rejects WWII reparations for Greece

The German Foreign Ministry responded to Greece’s demand for war reparations in June this year. Greece had asked Germany to return billions of euros for funds that were snatched from …