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Boat carrying migrants sinks off Karpathos-dozens feared dead

A massive search operation by port authorities and navy officials was launched in Greece following a shipwreck east of the island of Karpathos on Wednesday (Greece time). The coast guard …

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Greek Australian volunteer mistakenly spends 11 months in Greek prison for arson

Melbourne-born Theodosis Kakouris volunteered to help fight the wildfires in Attica, Greece back in August 2021 but his altruistic act did not yield the desired outcome. Not only did his …

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EU to stop Greek budget watch on 20 August

The European Commission, which supervises the budgets of the 27 EU member countries, said it will end its “enhanced surveillance” program over Greece on 20 August. The watchdog announced on …

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Pyrrhus, a Pyrrhic Victory and the rise of Epiros in the Hellenistic Age

Epiros, is a place of geographical contrasts. The high mountains and winding roads that take you across terrain that only shepherds and trekkers seem to traverse with ease. Then you …

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Arvanitakis appointed as Director of the Forrest Research Foundation in WA

Professor James Arvanitakis, a regular contributor to Neos Kosmos, was appointed as the new Director of the Forrest Research Foundation. The Foundation was established in Western Australia to support a …

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ATO jobs offer ‘foot in the door’ for high school leavers

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is offering 2021 and 2022 school leavers in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Traralgon, Gosford and Newcastle a unique opportunity to get a ‘foot in …

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Work at the Victorian State election this November

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) is looking for casual staff for the 2022 Victorian State election. ‘Working at the election is a fantastic way to contribute to democracy in Victoria,’ …

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From Smyrna to Thessaloniki – In praise of Eftychia and her ‘Fanos tis Polis’ restaurant

When you travel you have many experiences, opening up and challenging your senses. Some of these are well-known but are experienced for the first time. But I think the best …

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Turkey’s largest drilling ship in contested waters off Cyprus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the launch of the country’s Abdulhamid Han drill ship in contested waters off Cyprus on Tuesday (Greek time). The inaugural ceremony for Abdulhamid Han, …

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Castles: globally recognised scholar of migration died

The former Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, Professor Stephen Castles, has passed away, aged 77, in Australia. Prof, Castles was Director of the RSC from 2001 to 2006. He …

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