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First Woman in Greece Gives Birth After Ovarian Transplant

A 39-year-old woman in Greece has become the first in the country to give birth after undergoing an ovarian tissue transplant. Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Irini Koka preserved her ovarian tissue before treatment. She delivered a healthy baby boy, marking a significant milestone in reproductive medicine.

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Greece, Jordan, and Australia Aid Cyprus in Battling Wildfire

Aircraft from Greece, Jordan, and Australia are aiding Cypriot authorities in battling a wildfire in Paphos, believed to have started from an illegal landfill. The fire led to the evacuation of five villages, with Cyprus activating the EU fire assistance protocol. President Nikos Christodoulides returned early from Jordan to oversee the response.

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Greek Defence Ministry Inks Deal for Cutting-Edge Unmanned Surveillance Platform

The Hellenic Ministry of Defence has contracted ETME to develop Unmanned Semi-fixed Sea Platforms for Maritime Surveillance (USSPS) under the EDIDP. This project, led by ETME with partners Naval Group and Navantia, aims to advance maritime surveillance using innovative unmanned platforms, enhancing defense capabilities and fostering EU cooperation in research and development.

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Greece Tops EU Rates for Young Men Neither Working Nor Studying

In 2023, Greece made progress in reducing the number of young people neither in employment nor education or training (NEET). However, Greece still has the highest NEET rate for young men in the EU at 14.8%, emphasising the need for targeted interventions and continued efforts to provide opportunities for all young people.

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Citizen Protection Minister Urges Women to Report Domestic Violence Without Fear

The Hellenic Police released new videos on Wednesday to highlight their domestic violence prevention efforts. Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis urged women to stop being afraid, emphasizing the state’s commitment to protecting victims and arresting perpetrators. Key measures include the nationwide Panic Button system and new Operational Domestic Violence Offices.

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Central Greece Records Highest Temperature of 43.2°C Amid Heatwave

Greece experienced extreme temperatures during a heatwave, with Lefkochori in Fthiotida reaching 43.2°C, the highest in the country. Sparta followed closely at 43.1°C. The average high temperature nationwide was 36.1°C, with over 228 weather stations recording temperatures above 37°C.

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Oakleigh Businesses Team Up for Mural by Renowned Artist Danielle Weber

Dig if U will and Mig Collection, located at 22A Atherton Road in Oakleigh, are collaborating on a major artistic addition to their new shared space. A large-scale mural by acclaimed Australian artist Danielle Weber is currently in the works, adding a splash of colour and local pride to the area

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Alleged $400 Million Fraud Case Against Forum Finance Nears Judgment

In June 2021, Westpac uncovered an alleged multi-million dollar fraud perpetrated by Sydney leasing company Forum Finance. Forum, led by Bill Papas, is accused of creating fake lease agreements for non-existent equipment, resulting in losses exceeding $500 million for Westpac and other banks. The case is nearing judgment in October 2024, with potential consequences for Forum-linked companies and individuals, including Papas who fled the country.

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US Forces Destroy Houthi Missile Launchers After Attack on Greek-Owned Ship in Red Sea

In the strategic Red Sea, tensions flared anew after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeted a Greek-owned ship. A Houthi unmanned surface vessel (USV) inflicted significant damage on the Liberian-flagged M/V Tutor, prompting a forceful US response. CENTCOM forces successfully destroyed Houthi missile launchers and intercepted a drone in the region, highlighting the ongoing threats to maritime security and commerce.

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Oakleigh Businesses Team Up for Mural by Renowned Artist Danielle Weber

Dig if U will and Mig Collection, located at 22A Atherton Road in Oakleigh, are collaborating on a major artistic addition to their new shared space. A large-scale mural by acclaimed Australian artist Danielle Weber is currently in the works, adding a splash of colour and local pride to the area

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Oakleigh Businesses Team Up for Mural by Renowned Artist Danielle Weber

Dig if U will and Mig Collection, located at 22A Atherton Road in Oakleigh, are collaborating on a major artistic addition to their new shared space. A large-scale mural by acclaimed Australian artist Danielle Weber is currently in the works, adding a splash of colour and local pride to the area

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Repatriation Agreement: 60 Cypriot Antiquities to Return Home

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Sixty Cypriot antiquities looted after the Turkish invasion of the island in 1974 are to be returned to the island following the signing of an agreement between Cyprus and German authorities. The Historic Repatriation Agreement signals the final chapter of the Aydin Dikmen case involving the smuggling of antiquities, and was signed in Munich.

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Greece Blanks Malta in Friendly

Greece wasted no time asserting their dominance over Malta, securing a 2-0 victory in a friendly match on Tuesday. Two goals within the first fifteen minutes, a penalty from Tasos Bakasetas and a well-worked finish from Christos Tzolis, put Greece firmly in control.

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

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Greek God Nicholas Galitzine

Hollywood’s rising star 29-year-old Nicholas Galitzine is lighting up our…

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All You Need Is Greece

On 20 January the iconic Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church…

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24
The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection
Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection

Miss Polyplexi, the globally coveted brand known for its exquisite handmade crochet handbags, has launched its Spring/Summer 2024 Collection, drawing inspiration from the radiant Greek sunlight. The collection, titled ‘Sous Le Soleil’ (Under the Sun), showcases a fusion of vibrant colours, delicate designs, and a strong sense of rejuvenation, embodying the essence of traditional craftsmanship and modern fashion sensibilities.



 

 

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