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Julia Gillard: “Likening Economy to Greece is Absurd”

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has accused Tony Abbott of being "grossly irresponsible" for likening the future fortunes of the Australian economy to that of crisis-struck Europe. The opposition leader backed comments by former Commonwealth Bank of Australia boss and Future...

An Insight into the Greek-Orthodox Community of Jordan

The saying, “Opou geis, kai patris," is a familiar one attesting to the Greek spirit of seeking out fortune and adapting to many foreign soils. But as evidenced by the Greek community of Madaba, Jordan, not only can Greeks...

Pupils Learn About Greek Cultural Presence in Alexandria

The young pupils of Pratsikio Primary School of the Greek Community in Alexandria visited the Branch of the Hellenic Culture Foundation in the Egyptian city and the Kavafis Museum to get a direct taste of the Greek cultural presence...

South Africa Attracts Unemployed Greeks

The Greek debt crisis is forcing its young people to search for better life prospects outside the country. South Africa is a new land for those troubled Greeks, where applications filed by Greek unemployed people are piling up day...

Professor Papastergiadis’ Lecture on Contemporary Migrants

Contemporary migrants have nothing in common with post World War II migrants, supports Professor of Cultural Studies, Media and Communications at the University of Melbourne Nikos Papastergiadis. The professor delivered a lecture to the Greek community of Melbourne on “The...

Kulturforum in Wiesbaden Hosts Successful Greek Music Night

Everyone interested in music left the Kulturforum in Wiesbaden, Germany in absolute joy after the musical night had come to an end. On October’s last Saturday, Greeks gathered in the culture centre of Wiesbaden and enjoyed the performances of five...

Disabilities Prevail Within Greek Australian Community

According to a survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the level of disabilities within the Greek Australian community dramatically increased between 2003 and 2009. Just under one in five Australians born in Australia (about four million people)...

Opening Ceremony for Two New Churches in Saranda

A pleasant atmosphere prevails over the city of Saranda.  The efforts of local people and the Metropolitan bishops were not fruitless. Greeks celebrate the opening ceremony of two new churches that will host all worshipers wishing to serve God. Under...