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Septemvriana

by Dean , on 18 September, 2011

The twentieth century was supposed to be a century of enlightenment and progress. Instead, it turned out to be one of increased environmental devastation, destructive warfare and most importantly one that signaled the violent, mass displacement of people. In the case of the Greek people, the 1922 catastrophe in the invasion of Cyprus caused the dis...

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The Enemy Within

By OPA Editor, on 11 September, 2011

The Enemy Within Greek TV station Antenna 1 has been accused of being disrespectful and insensitive for airing the series, Ezel, which is filmed in Turkish occupied Cyprus and for illegally promoting the Turkish occupation of northern Cyprus. It has now been confirmed that the management of Antenna 1 consciously promotes the recognition o...

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From Cyprus with love

by Steve , on 12 August, 2011

From Cyprus with love By Steve Agi As part of Australia’s Greek Media contingent, I was privy enough to be invited to become better acquainted with the incumbent Cypriot President Dimitris Christofias who recently toured our shores to connect with the Diaspora down under. It was certainly an honour and a great pleasure to make...

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The Crusaders in Cyprus

By OPA Editor, on 12 August, 2011

THE CRUSADERS IN CYPRUS Knights in shining armour, chivalry, jousting, castles and battlements: hardly what one would expect to be traditional elements of Greek culture. However, in multicultural Cyprus, a feudal Latin state ruled the island for over 400 years, writes Dean Kalimniou. The story of Cyprus is one of continuous attacks, sla...

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Bank Of Cyprus welcomes Mih...

by Steve , on 12 August, 2011

Bank Of Cyprus welcomes Mihalis Hatzigiannis to their newest Branch in Essendon North. Over 100 faithful fans were present at this special meet and greet event which the Bank of Cyprus Australia organized, with Hatziginannis gracing Australian shores for the fourth time in what was another sellout national tour There were smiles al...

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Dollars and Sense-Meet Jyan...

By OPA Editor, on 25 July, 2011

Dollars and Sense The only Hellenic bank in Australia, now in Essendon North Meet Jyana Tioulis, your Relationship Manager at the Bank of Cyprus Australia Essendon North, Melbourne With the opening of the Bank of Cyprus Australia’s new branch in Essendon North at the end of May 2011, it is with great pleasure tha...

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Gossip from Greece

By OPA Editor, on 17 July, 2011

Gossip from Greece By PeeWee Sharkopoulos Mixalis Xatzigiannis and Zeta Makripoulia go to Cyprus. Photographed early morning hours whilst leaving Athens airport, Greece’s hottest coupleMixalis Xatzigiannis and Zeta Makripouliaspent a weekend together at Mixalis home in Cyprus. Mixalis was eager to introduce the woman of his lifeto...

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A World Network of Hellenic...

By OPA Editor, on 15 June, 2011

THE WHIA REPRESENTS MP’S ANDRETIRED MEMBERS OFPARLIAMENTOF HELLENIC HERITAGE AND HASMEMBERS IN27 COUNTRIES AND 72LEGISLATURES INCLUDING AUSTRALIA, WITH THE HONORABLE JOHNPANDAZOPOULOS THE STATE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FORDANDENONG IN VICTORIA AS THE CURRENT PRESIDENT. Migrants from Greece and Cyprus over theyears hav...

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Dollars and Sense

By OPA Editor, on 15 June, 2011

Globally, the Bank of Cyprus employsover 12,000 people and isthe largestbank in Cyprus, with 143 branches,where it wasestablished almost 112 yearsago. With a presence in the UKforover 50years and in many other parts of the worldthe bank’sconservative and prudent movesin the market have seen itperformwelland grow, even during the global finan...

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Marcos Baghdatis

By OPA Editor, on 10 June, 2011

Marcos Baghdatis is a Greek Cypriotprofessional tennis player who is loved by Melbourne fans of the game. He was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and asemifinalist at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships and reached acareer-high ATP ranking of 8 in August 2006. He is the son of a Greek Cypriot mother and a Lebanese father.Baghdatis bega...

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