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Three-month traffic ban to Athens city centre to start work on the Grand Walk of Athens

Athens City will use the cautious post-pandemic opening to tourism to begin restructuring the city of Athens. A three-month ban of traffic to the city centre is among other restrictions …

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Greece’s cafes and restaurants reopen for business on Monday

Greece’s cafes and restaurants are preparing to reopen for business on Monday after being closed down as part of COVID-19 restrictions, as they closed just over two months ago due …

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The Plague of Athens as told by Thucydides: a timeless analysis of an epidemic

The Plague of Athens (430-426 BCE) stands as a milestone in the development of world historiography; far from being the first case of a widespread or documented epidemic, its particular …

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Register your pool and spa in Victoria this week or risk hefty fines

Mandatory laws which came into effect last year require Victorians to ensure the registration of their private swimming pools and spas. Lawyer Dimi Ioannou, principal at Maurice Blackburn, is reminding …

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More Greek community organisations join COVID-19 relief initiative

Pammesinian Brotherhood ‘Papaflessas’ has also come on board the donation drives run by Melbourne Greeks to support individuals and families in need during the pandemic. “I am very happy with …

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Victoria eases restrictions from 1 June, including on gathering limits

A further easing of Victoria’s coronavirus restrictions will come in effect from the start of next month, Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday, with a cautious message that “if community …

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Pressure grows for ‘saved’ $60 bn JobKeeper funds to be redirected to those left out

Since the miscalculated cost of the JobKeeper subsidy wage program was revealed on Friday, a wave of support from the Opposition and community representatives is backing the demand for the …

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10 points on why the return of the Parthenon Sculptures is a rightful demand

Recently, after a 2-month period of quarantine, the Acropolis was opened again to the public. The Acropolis Museum remains closed for the moment but the 11th anniversary of its opening …

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Enjoy Brisbane’s Paniyiri Greek Festival online!

Thanks to… technology and the organisers’ determination at Brisbane’s Paniyiri Greek Festival, the solution was found for the much awaited event to continue uninterrupted in its 41st year, despite COVID-19. …

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Greece makes formal protest over Turkish occupation of small portion of land in Evros

The Greek government has issued a demarche to Ankara in protest over “the issue at a point of southern Evros the occasion of the change of the riverbed”. Diplomatic sources …