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Erdogan’s decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque causes worldwide fury

Byzantine Emperor Justinian’s jewel, build in the sixth century Hagia Sophia instantly became and remained the main seat of the Eastern Orthodox church for hundreds of years. The building, a …

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Greece strongly condemns decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Greece strongly condemns Turkey’s decision to turn the World Heritage monument of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday, noting that this “insults its …

The undocumented Greek immigrants of America, Donald Trump and COVID-19

Donald Trump with his infamous narcissism is the President of the United States, talking so badly of immigrants who have entered illegally the “Promised Land”. Trump for a long time …

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The top ten of philanthropists who gave to build up the Greek state

1. George Sinas (1783-1856) Greek entrepreneur and banker George Sinas’ greatest donation to Greece was the financing of the Athens National Observatory to Greece, designed by acclaimed Danish architect Theophil …

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Young Greek wins first place in world poetry competition

Young Dimosthenis Dimitrios Despotidis who hails from Andros has won Never Such Innocence foundation’s 2019/2020 ‘Impact of Conflict on Communities’ competition. The Never Such Innocence foundation in collaboration with The …

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Turkey delays decision on the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque

A decision on whether to turn Turkey’s Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage site, into a mosque has been delayed by the Council of State, the highest administrative body of …

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George Zapantis dies after being tasered by NY police, allegedly said “I can’t breathe” before dying

Greek-American George Zapantis, 29, was pronounced dead at New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital after being tasered by police in New York. Mr Zapantis, a bipolar man who also took care …

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Greek names in sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s “little black book”

Cyber activists, known as Anonymous, returned from a three-year hiatus on Sunday to divulge the star-studded address book of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein which includes many names including those …

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Uni lifts two-year suspension on Drew Pavlou pending his appeal

A special out of session senate meeting of the University of Queensland has decided to lift the two-year suspension on final-year student activist Drew Pavlou pending his appeal. In a …

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Archbishop of America condemns the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America has commented on the death of American citizen George Floyd last Monday, 25 May in Minneapolis. Mr Floyd died after being wrongfully restrained and pinned down by …