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My Life in Lockdown: Q&A with Despina Meris

Despina Meris is an experienced journalist, editor, photographer and blogger as well as the author of a brilliant memoir, Every Conceivable Way, published by Hardie Grant. The memoir documents Meris’ …

The dangerous spread of misinformation and how the lock down is affecting the community

Two remarkable women are invited to this week’s free zoom session organised by The Food For Thought Network through their interactive closed Facebook platform ‘Greek Australian Women and Friends around …

Victoria hits new record of 191 cases overnight

Victoria has recorded 191 new cases of coronavirus overnight, the largest single-day increase in the state, bringing the number of active cases to 772. The possibility of further lockdowns are …

Monash rates waiver would help businesses more if it was higher: Sfrantzis

The response to Monash Council’s unprecedented proposal to waive 10 percent of council rates has not been effusive as hoped in view of the big fall in business as a …

Open letter by the Friends of Hagia Sophia

On July 2, the Turkish Council of State will announce a decision regarding the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Multiple learned organisations have expressed concern regarding this news. As …

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Beyond Lord Byron… Philhellenes of modern times

1. Tom Hanks “I feel 110 percent Greek,” Tom Hanks had said more than a decade ago. His constant support for Greeks have earned him a cult following in Greece. …

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Cyclists start to take advantage of Grand Walk of Athens routes

Cyclists as well as pedestrians are benefitting  from the introduction of the Grand Walk of Athens that will bring about a three-month ban on traffic in the city centre. This …

Athens protesters clash with police in Black Lives Matter rally outside the US embassy

Angry clashes broke out between police and protestors outside the US embassy in Athens during a march over the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old man African-American killed by police …

A journey to Greece’s tourism campaigns: from archaeology to sharing authentic experience and values

From the first advertising poster to promote Greek tourism in 1929 to the “Greece from home” online platform that offers a virtual trip to Greece during the coronavirus pandemic, the …

Greece’s political leaders declare their assets: Find out how much they earn

Greek Parliament published 1,072 assets declarations of politicians and high-ranking state officials on its website on Monday. The declarations refer to tax statements made in 2019 for the 2018 fiscal …

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