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Three More People Arrested in Connection with Greek Military Bribery Scandal

Three more people were arrested on Tuesday under the suspicion of bribing Greek military officials for armament purchases. Greek weapons merchant Konstantinos Dafermos, along with his son and his close associate, were arrested for bribing Greek government officials to purchase kornet anti-tank missiles,...

Greek Government Makes Changes to Greece's Military Leadership

New Democracy’s coordinator for national defence Kostas Tasoulas claimed in an announcement he made on Thursday that the Greek government hastily made changes to the country's military leadership. "The Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defence decided, without convening its members, but through...

Three Men Killed During Military Exercise in Volos, Central Greece

Three men were killed during a mortar firing exercise at a range in Volos, central Greece earlier today. According to sources, two of the men were professional soldiers and the third was a draftee. A second lieutenant was also injured...

Greeks May Organize Aussies’ Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Australian soldiers’ withdrawal from Afghanistan may be organized by Greeks, as the Deputy Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (HNDGS), Vice Admiral, Alexandros Theodosiou, stated on the SBS Radio Greek Program. Theodosiou visited Australia on the occasion of...

Australia’s Force Stays in Cyprus

Australia has always supported the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Cyprus and recognizes the Republic as the only legitimate authority on the island. Australian police officers have served continually as part of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force...

Logos Honors Greek Grand Guru Amanatides

The literary magazine Logos, published by the Hellenic Writers Association of Australia, produced a tribute to Kyriakos Amanatides, in recognition of his longstanding contribution to Greek letters and culture. Amanatides comes from Northern Greece. He migrated to Australia in...

Australian Honors WWII Vets of Greek Battles

An Academic Symposium to honor Australian World War II veterans, including those of Greek origin and others who fought the Battle of Crete and elsewhere in Greece will be hosted by the New South Wales Parliament on Dec. 6. The...