Demetrios on the Hot Seat at Holy Synod at Phanar

By Theodoros Kalmoukos -

CONSTANTINOPLE – Tension occurred in the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on February 8, which was instigated by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, who expressed disappointment about the …

Mueller Charges Russians with Meddling in 2016 Race (Vid)

By Associated Press -

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging …

Johnny the Greek: the Antebellum Criminal Character

By Steve Frangos -

One of the especially odd features of being Greek in modern times is that persons who have no affiliation with Greeks are often identified as Greek. Embedded …

Hellenic Professionals Host US Tax Reform Panel Discussion

By Eleni Sakellis -

NEW YORK – A lively and informative panel discussion and Q&A was hosted by the Hellenic American Association for Professionals in Finance (HABA), the Cyprus-U.S. Chamber …

Simotas Urges Passage of Her Bill Increasing Protections for Sexual Assault Survivors

By TNH Staff -

ALBANY, NY – Assemblymember Aravella Simotas urged passage of her legislation ensuring sexual assault survivors greater opportunity to seek justice and expanding their rights. Her bill (A8401A) would …

MWRD President Spyropoulos Celebrates International Greek Language Day

By TNH Staff -

CHICAGO, IL – On February 15, in observance of International Greek Language Day (February 9), Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) President Mariyana T. Spyropoulos honored some …

Greek State Budget Showed Primary Surplus of 2.7 Billion Euros in January

By ANA -

The Greek state budget showed a primary surplus of 2.7 billion euros on a cash basis in January, the Bank of Greece said on Friday. In a …

Traditional Lent food at the central Athens market, Friday, February 16, 2018. (Photos by Eurokinissi/Tatiana Bollari)

FBI Says it Failed to Investigate Tip on Florida Suspect

By Associated Press -

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and …

Archdiocese Statement on Florida High School Shooting

By TNH Staff - February 17, 2018

NEW YORK – Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America released the following statement on Florida high school shooting: “The horrible mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

Italian Police Seizes 300 Kilos of Cocaine from Vessel of Danaos Shipping

By ANA - February 17, 2018

Italian authorities seized on Friday 300 kg of cocaine from a Maltese-flagged containership berthed at the Port of Genoa, after the vessel’s crew found the […]

Erin Jackson, Speedskating “Newbie,” is Surprise Olympian

By Associated Press - February 17, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Erin Jackson is the rawest of Olympic rookies. As a kid careering around roller rinks in Florida, she never dreamed […]

Ignoring Turkey’s Threats, ExxonMobil Plans Cyprus Energy Drilling

By TNH Staff - February 16, 2018

US oil giant ExxonMobil said it will send two energy research vessels into Cypriot waters, near where Turkey is blocking an Italian ship from preparing […]

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