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Could Athens Become Sister-City of Adelaide, “the Athens of the South?”

The prospects of a sister-city relationship between Adelaide and Athens, spearheaded by several prominent Greek-Australians, has recently been in the spotlight and received the green light approval in May 2023 by the Adelaide City Council. By Steve Bakalis Famously known as...

Parthenon Marbles: A Loan to Greece is Not Repatriation

In the last months, we have been regularly reminded that secret talks have been taking place between the Greek government and the British Museum over the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. By Catharine Titi As soon the discussions became...

The Diaspora Advantage in Higher Education: The Case of Greece

The debate for higher education reforms is underway in Greece as a long overdue reform with the intent to contribute towards a competitive landscape in higher education. By Steve Bakalis One dimension of potential benefits from such reform that deserves attention...

People in World’s ‘Blue Zones’ Live Longer – Their Diet Could Hold the Key to Why

Centenarians living in the world’s ‘blue zones’ such as the Greek island of Icaria share a surprising number of similarities when it comes to their usual diet.  By Justin Roberts, Joseph Lillis & Mark Cortnage Ageing is an inevitable part of...

Alexander the Great’s Assassination and the Location of the Lost Tomb

Archaeologists and scholars have spent nearly a century investigating what happened to Alexander the Great and where his tomb is located. Some argue that his tomb is in Macedonia, northern Greece, while others claim it is in Alexandria, Egypt,...

The Nightmare Scenario in Cyprus and Annexation by Turkey

The past couple of years in Cyprus have been filled with rising tensions, including threats of annexation by Turkey. Due to Cyprus' guarantor status, any changes in the country’s borders would be tantamount to a declaration of war, particularly against...

Geopolitical Threats and Opportunities for Greece in 2024

Greece will be presented with diverse geopolitical threats and opportunities in 2024. To say that the world stage last year was eventful would be an understatement, so there is little doubt that the course of foreign affairs will again...

Decoding Hidden Meanings of Ancient Greek Alphabet Letters

According to the Greek Alphabet Code, letters of the Ancient Greek Alphabet reach out to our present times modified or “deformed”, compared to their original form, but they continue to “carry” meanings. Dr Theologos Simaioforos* decoded these meanings, revealing the Grandeur of...

Three Lessons From Aristotle on Friendship

Human beings have always prized friendship. As the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote: “no one would choose to live without friends,” even if they could have all other good things instead. By Emily Katz While most love songs are inspired by...

The Historic Opening of Greek Universities to Competition

Greece will open the Greek universities to competition in a historic move announced last week. Greece is the only Western country that bans private universities. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: "This flagship legislation will be presented for public consultation...

Who Wrote the Bible? Four Theories Examined

The Bible tells an overall story about the history of the world: creation, fall, redemption and God’s Last Judgement of the living and the dead. But who wrote the Bible? By Philip C. Almond The Old Testament (which dates to 300...

Darkness in the Tunnel of the Tempe Railway Disaster  in Greece

In the aftermath of the Tempe railway disaster in Greece, the affected area was covered up by the state to conceal vital evidence, with a proper investigation case in pursuit of justice losing momentum, according to the Association of Victims...

Why It Feels Like Christmas Comes Around More Quickly Each Year

Christmas is coming around faster the older we get. A survey of 918 adults in the UK found 77 percent of respondents agreed Christmas seems to arrive more quickly with each passing year, but why is this? By Ruth Ogden Think...

Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Still Haunts Greece

December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of fifteen-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas in 2008, an act that stands as a landmark case of police brutality in Greece. In more peaceful times, Greek society would mourn...

Kissinger Owed an Apology to Greece and Cyprus

A year before Henry Kissinger's death Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute wrote a polemic calling on him to apologize to Greece and Cyprus over his role during the Turkish invasion of 1974. Writing in the...