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Wife of Greece’s Ambassador to Brazil Convicted of His Murder

A Brazilian court sentenced Francoise de Souza Oliveira to 31 years in prison for the murder of her husband, the Ambassador of Greece to Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis, authorities announced on Sunday. The murder plot also involved her lover, Sergio Gomes...

Brazilian Government Holds Funeral Honoring Murdered Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis

On Tuesday the Brazilian government held a funeral for the murdered Greek Ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis. The funeral was attended by the Deputy Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Marcondes de Carvalho and was located at the Geleao Air Force Base...

Police: Greek Ambassador to Brazil Victim of Murder Plot

Brazilian police say the Greek ambassador to Brazil, who was last seen alive Monday, was murdered by his Brazilian wife and her police officer boyfriend, who has confessed to the killing. Investigators say they found a body believed to be...

‘Murals of Athens’ Exhibition Presents Street Art from Greece

The exhibition “Mural of Athens” is being presented at the Greek ambassador residence in Canberra, Australia. The exhibition includes 23 photographs from street art pieces painted across Athens that depict the city’s story over the last six years, since...

Greek Ambassador Visits Australian Northern Territory

Ambassador of Greece Haris Dafaranos and his wife Eva paid an official visit to Australia’s Northern Territory on June 4 and 5 after an invitation from Chief Minister Adam Giles. During their visit to Darwin, the Greek Ambassador met with Northern Territory Administrator...

A Night Dedicated to Byzantine Art

A night dedicated to Byzantine Art was hosted in Ottawa, on February 20, 2015, at the residence of His Excellency Ambassador of Greece George Markantonatos and Vassiliki Tsirou-Markantonatou with the support of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa. BART: Byzantine Arts Today...

Greek Ambassador Connects with Greek-Canadians

The newly appointed Greek Ambassador in Canada, George Markantonatos met with the Greek Diaspora of Canada for the first time on Thursday, November 27. He visited the Greek community of Montreal as well as the Hellenic Congress of Quebec. Furthermore, he...

New Ambassador of Greece Sends Message to Greeks of Canada

“Greeks abroad are the extension of Hellenism, far beyond the demarcated geographical borders of our country,” said the new Ambassador of Greece, George Markantonatos, the new Ambassador of Greece in Ottawa, Canada. After taking office, Markantonatos stated that the members...

Greek Ambassador to Germany Panagiotis Zografos Resigns

In a surprise move, Greek ambassador to Germany Panagiotis Zografos resigned from his post just 24 hours after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. The 60-year-old diplomat, who is Samaras' second cousin, was...