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Scientists study alien fish species from the Red Sea that have ‘invaded’ the Aegean

Greek scientists have launched an attempt to record the numbers of alien species of fish from the Red Sea that have “invaded” the Aegean, especially in the north, and to …

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Shipping, a growing industry linked to the Greek identity

When pondering why Greeks are so involved in shipping, the answer seems obvious. A country of peninsulas and an archipelago, it is hardly a surprise that men of the Aegean …

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Medvedev defeats Tsitsipas 2-0 in hard-fought Shanghai Masters battle

Daniil Medvedev defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Shanghai Masters after a hard-fought 7-6, 7-5 win in the Shanghai Masters. It was a neck-to-neck game with both players holding on to …

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THI Australia supports mentoring for Greek students in remote communities

The Hellenic Initiative Australia announced it will be supporting an innovative education and youth empowerment program that connects students from remote and disadvantaged schools across Greece with mentors from around …

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Postal vote for Greeks living abroad may soon be a possibility

Greek conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with political leaders of all parties on Friday to discuss the postal vote for Greeks living abroad. Following the meetings, a statement was …

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Flag raised on Athens Acropolis to mark 75th anniversary of city’s liberation in WWII

In a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary since Athens was liberated from German occupation at the end of WWII – on 12 October, 1944 – the Greek flag was raised …

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Stefanos Tsitsipas ends Djokovic’s reign as Shanghai Masters champion

Young gun Stefanos Tsitsipas has ended Novak Djokovic’s reign as Shanghai Masters champion after qualifying for the ATP Finals. The 21-year-old Greek player capped a memorable Friday by beating Djokovic …

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Former NSW government minister Milton Orkopoulos granted parole

The NSW Parole Authority has decided to grant parole to convicted paedophile and disgraced former state government minister Milton Orkopoulos. Orkopoulos was sentenced to serve at least nine years and …

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Luxperience: How Australia is leading the way during Greek tourism boom

Australian tourist arrivals to Greece doubled in just one year when in 2017 over 320,000 people chose Greece as their holiday destination – a massive increase when you compare that …

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Dominant Socceroos cruise past Nepal

The Socceroos went top of their group in the World Cup qualifiers by defeating Nepal 5-0 in Canberra on Thursday evening in a second round group B match in front …