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N. Macedonia president stokes controversy at inauguration

North Macedonia’s first woman president was inaugurated on Sunday, with the new nationalist leader angering Greece after a speech that did not acknowledge her country’s new name. The Balkan nation …

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Group calls public meeting for GOCMV constitutional reform discussion

A group of 21 current and past members from the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria (GOCMV) have organised a public meeting to propose constitutional reform of the organisation. …

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Elective surgery target slashed by Victorian government

A key target for 240,000 Victorians to go under the knife for elective surgery each year is no more, with the state government quietly moving the goal-posts. In 2022, the …

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Lomachenko TKOs George Kambosos in Perth

The future of George Kambosos Jr is up in the air after the Australian suffered a technical knockout loss to Ukrainian Vasiliy Lomachenko in their IBF lightweight world title showdown …

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Deakin Uni celebrates with biggest Greek Society Ball yet [PHOTOS]

Members and friends of the Deakin University Greek Society gathered at Melbourne’s Vogue Ballroom on Friday for their third – and biggest yet – annual gala ball. Over 350 guests …

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Greek premier to visit Turkey in quest for better relations

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be received Monday in Ankara by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the latest sign of warming relations between the NATO neighbours. After decades …

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After 19 years justice prevails in Cyprus as the death of Thanasis Nicolaou is ruled a murder

The coroner in the case of Greek Cypriot Australian Thanasis Nicolaou, who went from Melbourne to serve in the armed forces of Cyprus 19 years ago, has concluded that he …

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Diatribe: Greeks behaving badly – Mutiny in Malta

Dean Kalimniou The whole thing, being based on false pretences was doomed from the start. In December 1803, Count Froberg lately of Germany, received authorisation from Britain’s Secretary at War …

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‘Autopilot’ hit-run driver who injured Greek Australian nurse sentenced to nine months

A woman who lied to police about her Tesla being on autopilot when she hit a pedestrian has been sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment. Sakshi Agrawal struck 26-year-old nurse Nicole …

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Costas Politis, president of the Greek Cultural Centre of Tashkent to visit Melbourne

For many people Tashkent might conjure up exotic images of the Central Asian steppes, others might be aware of its close proximity to the majestic ceramic tiled architecture of Samarkand, …

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