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262 COVID-19 cases and two deaths in Greece, highest count since pandemic began in the country

Greece confirmed 262 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its highest tally since the start of the pandemic in the country following the first case which surfaced in late February. From …

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Greek leader points to illegality of Turkish action and garners international support as Oruc Reis enters Cyprus EEZ

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appeared in a televised public address on Wednesday on the escalation of tension in the East Mediterranean. “Greece is not a country to threaten others …

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Surviving Greek naval officer in Australia’s World War Two navy tells his story

In 1945, 15 August was a day of special importance for the only Australian naval officer of Greek descent. James Paizis was on board the HMAS Colac which was being …

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31 deaths at St Basil’s Homes for the Aged, including couple who died a week of each other

St Basil’s deaths are growing with Neos Kosmos’ latest tally of COVID-19-related deaths from the aged care facility at Fawkner at 31 people. Couple Ilias and Hrissoula Trimbo, who were …

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Archbishop Makarios’ message for International Youth Day

Archbishop Makarios of Australia made it clear that young people were close to his art, right from the start of his tenure as Australia’s Greek Orthodox hierarch. Everywhere he goes, …

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George Kyriakidis pleads not guilty to dangerous driving in horrific death of teenage schoolboy

Truck driver George Kyriakidis, 45, pleaded not guilty to a charge of dangerous driving occasioning death at his trial on Tuesday. He will argue that he was paying attention at …

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Victoria notes 410 new COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths in deadliest day of pandemic

Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed 410 new cases of coronavirus and the deaths of 21 people due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the deadliest day yet. There are …

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Greeks accused of pushing refugee vessels towards Turkey

German navy personnel say Greeks have refused to let refugee vessels land in Greece and pushed them back in the direction of Turkish waters. They say they have observed several …

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Tensions rise again over undersea fossil wealth

Turkey is in disputes with Greece, Cyprus and Egypt over gas and oil deposits under the eastern Mediterranean. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, wants to mediate, as she did once before …

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Greek Architectural project wins global award

The unique subterranean abode of two summer homes in Greece, the Nonagriam twins, was the favourite amongst the thousands of entries from across the globe, that won the international architectural …