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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 …

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New US tax hike on European speciality products excludes Greek olives

Producers of speciality agricultural products in Europe are due to face a tax increase by the United States on Friday, 18 October. Approved by the World Trade Organisation, the decision …

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Melburnian Greek spearheaded initiative leading to Queen Elizabeth’s statement on Parthenon Marbles

A few days ago, Athens-based newspaper Ta Nea circulated the first widely known documented reaction by Queen Elizabeth on the appeal for the Parthenon Marbles reunification, in response to a …

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Read the extraordinary letter Trump sent Erdogan telling him not to “be a fool” – it is no joke

US President Donald Trump warned that he could destroy Turkey’s economy if the situation in Syria is not contained in an unusual letter circulating the internet that is so unconventional …

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Terry Lee Christian pleads guilty to selling drugs to Sokrates S. Kokkalis

Terry Lee Christian, 36, pleaded guilty to selling drugs to Sokrates S. Kokkalis, the son of the Greek billionaire with the same name. Kokkalis’ body was found in his hotel …