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The Astonishing Story of the First Female Greek Immigrant to Australia

Ekaterini Plessou-Crummer, the first female Greek immigrant to Australia in the mid-1800s, has an incredible personal story that is filled with encounters with historical figures of the Greek War of Independence. Plessou was born in a small village in Thesprotia...

The Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli in 1915

  Thousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula in modern-day Turkey were victims of the ethnic cleansing and genocide of minorities, particularly Greeks, Armenians, and Assyrians, in Asia Minor. By John Williams The facts are that in a period which began...

“I Think There’s Life Out There:” Australian Scientists Search for Exoplanets

Australian scientists have recently detected radio signals from 19 red dwarf stars using Earth's strongest antenna -- the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR), located in the Netherlands. A study detailing the findings was published on Monday in Nature Astronomy. The study shows...

France Recalls Its Ambassadors to the US and Australia after AUKUS Announcement

French President Emmanuel Macron has recalled France's ambassadors to the United States and Australia in response to the AUKUS alliance between the two countries and the United Kingdom. Macron is recalling the ambassadors in retaliation against Biden's announcement of the...

France Blasts US, Australia Over Ditching of Massive Defense Deal

France accused the U.S. of on Thursday of stabbing it in the back after Paris was pushed aside from a lucrative defense deal worth more than €50 billion that it had signed with Australia for submarines. Instead, Australia announced it...

AUKUS: US, UK and Australia Announce Pact in Effort to Stop China

President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that he will be working with the United Kingdom to help Australia get nuclear-powered submarines, a partnership the nations are calling "AUKUS." The countries' efforts are part of a larger movement headed by Biden...

Archbishop Makarios Receives Apology from ABC Australia Over Report

ABC Australia has issued an apology to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and Archbishop Makarios after publishing a report that claimed Makarios had been using taxpayer money meant for old age homes on his own lifestyle. ABC's article was...

The Greek Paradox: Why Do First Generation Greek-Australians Live Longer?

Scottish-Australian physician Norman Swan has made a complex discovery. Swan found that Greek-Australians, despite subscribing to potentially life threatening practices and diets, have the second highest life expectancy behind the Japanese. Swan dubbed this situation "the Greek Paradox" in...

A List of Countries with COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

The rise of the delta variant of COVID-19 has caused some countries to mandate vaccinations in healthcare workers, high risk groups, and customers frequenting indoor businesses. Many have also implemented a vaccine passport system, requiring  individuals to show proof...