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Six arrested for arson over Moria fire as authorities mull over the next steps for migrants

Greek police on the island of Lesbos have arrested six migrants suspected of setting fire to Moria, Europe’s largest migrant detention camp which burnt to the ground last week. On …

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Greece records 310 new COVID-19 cases as measures implemented for outdoor venues, including compulsory face masks

Greece confirmed another 310 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 30 of these linked to known clusters and 12 identified at entry points to the country. There were also six …

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Melbourne’s Greek mayors speak of governance in COVID-19 times

Melbourne went into a severe Stage 4 lockdown, two long months ago and councils across the Melbourne metropolitan area have had to deal with all the problems that the pandemic …

Victoria-based refugee group offers support for Moria camp refugees

The Refugee Action Collective Victoria (RAC Vic),a grassroots organisation of refugee rights activists based in Victoria has issued a statement in support of the refugees affected by the fire that …

Dialogue

Fear makes the COVID-19 wolf bigger than he is

Two homeless men were sitting on a park bench. They couldn’t help but notice the increased number of locals that were frequenting ‘their’ park in recent weeks and interestingly, everyone …

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Zero coronavirus-related deaths in Victoria on Tuesday

There were 42 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Victoria today but no new deaths were recorded, which means that the national death toll continues to be 816. The last time …

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180 new COVID-19 cases in Greece as new school year begins

Greece confirmed 180 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, along with five deaths. There were only 22 new cases traced to known sources, where as 21 were identified at entry points. …

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Greek court finds brothers guilty of killing John Macris

An Athens court found two brothers guilty of the murder of Sydney underworld figure John Macris, 46. Yuliyanov J Raychev Serafim, 33, and Milen Raychev, 36, two brothers who are …

Life

Making the most of parenting through lockdown

It is said that being a parent is the hardest job in the world. Many parents have had to work from home during the pandemic and navigate the task of …

Features

Fun facts about drinking in Ancient Greece

1 Drinks of ancients The 12 gods may have drunk Nectar, however ordinary Ancient Greeks drank water, wine, milk and fruit juice. Chilled fruit juices along with milk and honey …