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Greek actor/director Takis Spyridakis, 61, succumbs to cancer

Actor Takis Spyridakis passed away on 13 September after a long battle with cancer. News of the death of the 61-year-old actor, director and screenwriter was met with sadness in …

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Wildfire burns pine forest in Zakynthos; villages of Keri and Agalas evacuated

Firefighters are battling a wildfire that broke out at 11am on Sunday near the village of Keri on Zakynthos. Two villages, Keri and Agalas, have been evacuated for precautionary reasons …

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Property prices in Attica up 11.1 per cent

Greece’s economy is showing consistent signs of being on the road to recovery, with property prices having recouped 4.2 per cent of the ground lost during the financial crisis. This …

Dialogue

Diatribe: Recycled containers of our Greek consciousness

A most singular happenstance befell me recently. Having inherited from my grandfather, the propensity, when all within the domestic abode and slumbering safely in the arms of Morpheus, to descend …

Life

The Griffin Warrior unlocks the secrets of the Mycenaean civilisation

According to Archeology magazine, published by the Archaeological Institute of America, the discovery of a man’s grave filled with more than 2,000 artefacts outside the Palace of Nestor in Pylos, on the …

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Pallaconian Youth present art and live music night tonight

The Youth Committee of the Pallaconian Brotherhood ‘Leonidas’ in Brunswick are hosting a live music and art exhibition on 14 September. Four young artists will display their diverse paintings, touching …

Dialogue

From homeland to diaspora: Romioi in Australia

In 1998 the Hellenic Parliament recognised 14 September as a day of national mourning for the Genocide of the Greeks of Asia Minor. The past two decades the Armenian genocide …

Life

Happy Name Day to Steve, Stavroula, Stavros: What we celebrate today

The name day of Stavros and Stavroula is celebrated on 14 September, the day the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Elevation of the Holy Cross. On this day in 325AD, …

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Art Athina: Greek President says British Museum’s failure to return marbles is offensive to the UK as it is to Greek Culture

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said he supported the immediate return of the Parthenon Marbles to the Acropolis Museum during the opening of the 24th Art Athina at Zappeion on Friday …

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‘This is Giannis’s world’: Antetokounmpo ranked Best NBA Player for 2019-20 by Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated has released its annual Top 100 list of NBA players for the 2019-2020 season, and for the first time in the list’s six year history LeBron James has …