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Church on Naxos island wins European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage

One of Greece’s most renowned churches, the 8th Century Byzantine temple of Agia Kyriaki in Naxos has become a recipient of the 2018 Europa Nostra Award which stands for the European …

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State MP Foley joins South’s A-League bid team

It’s nearly 14 years since South Melbourne FC was part of a national league, and as the competition intensifies to join an expanded A-League as one of two new clubs, …

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Olympiakos women’s polo team wins national championship

This week Olympiakos’ women’s polo team took out the top spot in the Greek championships, emerging winners for the fifth consecutive year. The last match of the season was played …

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‘Heterotopia: The Promised Land’ at Head On

Head On is Australia’s biggest, and one of the world’s most prestigious, photography festivals and it has returned to Sydney with over 100 exhibitions at several venues showcasing the works …

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Greece calls for ‘restraint’ following deaths in Gaza

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Greece has taken a stance against the deaths of the Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip on Monday, expressing its “abhorrence …

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New asylum bill passes in Greece to curb overcrowding in camps

With over 16,000 asylum seekers stuck on various Greek islands, overcrowding in refugee camps has been an ongoing concern, many camps holding up to three times the number of residents …

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Gersbach and Giannou miss out on World Cup squad

Spare a thought for Cypriot based Greek-Australian striker Apostolos Giannou. Sometime tomorrow, less than 200 miles across the blue waters of the southern Mediterranean sea, north east from where he …

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International driving permit required for vehicle rental in Greece

Those travelling to Greece with the intention of renting a vehicle are now required by law to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) in addition to a valid driver’s licence …

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Greek economy strengthening, primary budget surplus beats target

Positive news about Greece’s economy continues, with the country’s government achieving a primary budget surplus of €2.334 billion from January through to April this year, beating its target. The target …

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James Troisi: Nobody knows I’m Greek

“I don’t think a lot of people know that I am Greek,” says 37-capped Socceroo James Troisi. After almost a decade of playing football in Europe and Australia, Troisi’s Greek …