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How Greeks Came to Immigrate to Australia

The first known Greeks to arrive in Australia in 1829 were a group of seven sailors who were transported to New South Wales to serve a sentence for piracy that was given to them by a British naval court....

Sailors Begin Two-Day Strike

Greek sailors on Tuesday began a two-day strike against government reforms, halting ferry connections to the islands ahead of the Orthodox Easter holidays and disrupting the export of agricultural produce. The sailors' union PNO said no ferries would leave Piraeus...