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Catalonia to Vote on Independence from Spain on October 1st

Catalonia’s parliament has given the greenlight for an independence vote that Spain's government says is illegal. On Wednesday Catalan lawmakers passed a law to to establish an October 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain. Spain's central government...

Harvard University Report: Child Refugees in Greece Forced to Sell Sex to Fund Journey Across Europe

Many child refugees in Greece are left with no choice other than to sell sex in order to pay their way to Europe, says a recent report by Harvard University. In this past week alone, roughly 9,000 refugees were...

How the Mediterranean Diet Could Be the Secret to Living a Healthy Life

A new book might just be the answer to your dietary issues if you are looking to eat health and still enjoy your food. The book, Live to Eat: Cooking the Mediterranean Way by Chef Michael Psilakis, is a newly published...

Cypriot Deposits Increase for 4th Consecutive Month, Loans Reach 7.5-Year Low

Cyprus' bank deposits increased in July this year for the fourth consecutive month, data released by the country's central bank showed on Friday. Total deposits in July recorded a net increase of 269 million euros, compared with a net...

North Hobart Mourns Voula Delios as Her Alleged Murderer Appears in Court

lWhile the Greek-Australian community mourns the loss of Voula Delios, the 68-year-old shop owner who was stabbed to death in an armed burglary gone wrong, the victim's family confronted the alleged killer in court. Delios was stabbed multiple times in the...

Greek PM Holds Cabinet Meetings Ahead of Crucial Monday Eurogroup

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has started a series of meetings with key cabinet members hoping to reach an agreement with creditors during Monday's Eurogroup. The meeting of euro zone finance ministers on May 9 is crucial for Greece as wrapping...

Further Clashes Erupt Between Migrants in Pireaus

Further signs of tension were evident early today at the Piraeus port in the city of Athens, Greece when minor scuffles broke out between Afghan migrants. One 18-year-old required hospital treatment. Meanwhile, another migrant was detained after being accused of attempted theft....

PM's Tweet Welcomes Arabic Programming for Refugees

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hailed decisions by the state broadcaster ERT and the ANA-MPA news agency to offer news content in Arabic in order to help refugees in Greece. "We welcome ERT & @amna_news' decision to help refugees by...

ADEDY Will Join GSEE’s March Protest on March 9

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) has scheduled a protest march for March 9 against the government’s plan for the reform of the pension system. Today, the executive committee of The Civil Servants’ Confederation (ADEDY) announced that Greece’s largest...

Is Greece Really Europe’s Most Miserable Country?

The misery index is an economic indicator, created by economist Arthur Okun, and referred to the sum of the unemployment and inflation rates. The misery index was used widely in the 1960s and 1970s as a way of finding out...