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Greek Australian priest Themistocles Adamopoulos receives ‘Argo Award’

Eight distinguished diaspora Greeks were awarded the "Argo Award" for excelling in their field and promoting Greece abroad. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina...

Roderick Beaton wins Runciman Award for biography on modern Greece

Roderick Beaton has won the Runciman Award for his 2019 book Greece: A Biography of a Modern Nation. It is his record-breaking fourth time winning...

Egypt backs federal peace deal for ethnically split Cyprus

Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry on Tuesday rebuffed a Turkish push for a two-state peace deal in Cyprus. He said any talks should adhere to...

Constantine Passaris becomes first Greek Canadian appointed to the Order of New Brunswick

Greek Canadian, Constantine Passaris, has received the highest civilian honour from the Government of New Brunswick, Canada. He is the first Greek Canadian in...

‘I’m not taking welfare benefits’: Ervita Katehis is in no rush to find a new job

New York waitress, Ervita Katehis, lost her job in October but she tells The Australian Financial Review she's in no rush to find a...

United Nations General Assembly adopts Greek resolution on return of cultural property

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution proposed by Greece on Monday to work towards repatriating cultural property. 110 other member...

Billionaire Michael Steinhardt to surrender stolen antiquities

Billionaire US hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to return over $99 million worth of stolen antiquities.  In return, he will dodge criminal charges...

Milwaukee names bus route after Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo

The US state of Wisconsin has honoured two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo with his own eponymous bus route. Route 34, named ‘Giannis Line’ to coincide with...

Jewish Greeks welcome Russian decision to return Holocaust archives

Russia will return prewar archives of Jewish communities that were stolen by Nazi forces from Greece.  “Our history returns home at last,” the Central...

Greeks reject populism, Mitsotakis tells Biden’s Summit for Democracy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis joined over 100 world leaders at a summit organised by US President Joe Biden on Thursday. Mitsotakis cautioned against authoritarianism...
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