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ATHENS - Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic shut international travel and kept tourists away from Greece, the government now wants  to limit how many cruise ships can dock at popular islands because there are too many tourists. Prime Minister…

ATHENS - Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic shut international travel and kept tourists away from Greece, the government now wants  to limit how many cruise ships can dock at popular islands because there are too many tourists. Prime Minister…

JERUSALEM  — Israel's military announced on Sunday that it would pause fighting throughout daytime hours along a route in southern Gaza to free up a backlog of humanitarian aid deliveries destined for desperate Palestinians enduring a humanitarian crisis sparked by…

JERUSALEM  — Israel's military announced on Sunday that it would pause fighting throughout daytime hours along a route in southern Gaza to free up a backlog of humanitarian aid deliveries destined for desperate Palestinians enduring a humanitarian crisis sparked by…

OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland  — Nearly 80 countries called Sunday for the “territorial integrity” of Ukraine to be the basis for any peace agreement to end Russia’s two-year war, though some key developing nations at a Swiss conference did not join in. The way forward for diplomacy remains unclear. The joint communique capped a two-day conference marked by the absence of Russia, which was not invited. Many attendees expressed hope that Russia might join in on a road map to peace in the future. The all-out war since President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has killed or injured hundreds…

NICOSIA, Cyprus — A Cyprus health official said a second elderly person has died from heatstroke after a weeklong heatwave that baked the east Mediterranean island nation with reportedly record temperatures for the month of June. An 84 year-old woman…

NICOSIA, Cyprus — A Cyprus health official said a second elderly person has died from heatstroke after a weeklong heatwave that baked the east Mediterranean island nation with reportedly record temperatures for the month of June. An 84 year-old woman…

NEW YORK – In a convivial atmosphere, guests enjoyed delicious foods while learning about the health benefits of the key ingredients of each dish at the event titled ‘Food for Longevity: The Secrets of Cyprus and Greece’ on June 14…

NEW YORK – In a convivial atmosphere, guests enjoyed delicious foods while learning about the health benefits of the key ingredients of each dish at the event titled ‘Food for Longevity: The Secrets of Cyprus and Greece’ on June 14…

BROOKLYN, NY – The A. Fantis School 8th grade graduation ceremony was held on June 15, in a particularly moving atmosphere at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Brooklyn. The graduating students, Amelie Alexandre, Alexander Cantwell, Sophia Comnenos, Henry Comstock-Clarke, Willem Goehl, Kylie Hackshaw, Christina Hunt, Dominic Maidhof,…

PISCATAWAY, NJ – In an atmosphere of emotion and pride, the Greek School graduation ceremony at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Piscataway was held on June 15. The graduating students of the 6th grade, George Arhontoulis, George Vaskopoulos, Nicholas…

PISCATAWAY, NJ – In an atmosphere of emotion and pride, the Greek School graduation ceremony at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Piscataway was held on June 15. The graduating students of the 6th grade, George Arhontoulis, George Vaskopoulos, Nicholas…

THRU AUGUST 4 STOCKBRIDGE, MA – ‘Microcosms: A Solo Exhibition of Selected Works’ by Peter D. Gerakaris runs June 7-August 4 at the Berkshire Botanical Garden (BBG) Leonhardt Galleries, 5 West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge, MA. The Opening Reception took…

THRU AUGUST 4 STOCKBRIDGE, MA – ‘Microcosms: A Solo Exhibition of Selected Works’ by Peter D. Gerakaris runs June 7-August 4 at the Berkshire Botanical Garden (BBG) Leonhardt Galleries, 5 West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge, MA. The Opening Reception took…

LONDON - A second generation Greek-Cypriot in London, Georgina Hayden has used her heritage to write cookbooks showing off recipes from her homeland and her latest, Greekish, offers everything from Baklava cheesecake to Burnt Butter Eggs and Goat’s Cheese. It got…

LONDON - A second generation Greek-Cypriot in London, Georgina Hayden has used her heritage to write cookbooks showing off recipes from her homeland and her latest, Greekish, offers everything from Baklava cheesecake to Burnt Butter Eggs and Goat’s Cheese. It got…

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Licensing your intellectual property rights (IP) to a third-party as an additional source of revenue through the commercial exploitation of your IP or for expansion purposes can be an effective strategy to grow your business and extend your reach. Entering into a license agreement enables an IP owner to authorize…

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Cyprus and the European Parliament weren’t ready for Fidias Panayiotou, who had no qualifications to run for a seat in the 720-member body, which made him more qualified than most of the people in there. Out of nowhere, (sounds like…

Cyprus and the European Parliament weren’t ready for Fidias Panayiotou, who had no qualifications to run for a seat in the 720-member body, which made him more qualified than most of the people in there. Out of nowhere, (sounds like…

To the Editor: Greeks are well aware that U.S. foreign policy disproportionately favors Turkey over Greece. This is the sentiment in ‘A Hellenic Case for Trump’ by Theodore G. Karakostas, TNH, May 24. But it is no reason at all…

To the Editor: Greeks are well aware that U.S. foreign policy disproportionately favors Turkey over Greece. This is the sentiment in ‘A Hellenic Case for Trump’ by Theodore G. Karakostas, TNH, May 24. But it is no reason at all…

Joseph Kenworthy was a British member of parliament who disliked and distrusted prime minister David Lloyd George’s Near East foreign policy and support of the Greeks. This article is continuation my treatment of Kenworthy’s speech of August 4th, 1922 in…

Joseph Kenworthy was a British member of parliament who disliked and distrusted prime minister David Lloyd George’s Near East foreign policy and support of the Greeks. This article is continuation my treatment of Kenworthy’s speech of August 4th, 1922 in…

ATHENS - A law enforcement agency being called a version of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is being set up in Greece to try to deal with fighting mobsters after a Greek police operation called Clean Hands couldn’t do it. Unlike the the American agency that is a…

ATHENS -A year after a vessel crammed with as many as 750 refugees and migrants sank in international waters near Greece, no real progress has been reported in a mostly secret investigation Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International complained. The New Democracy government initially - before ordering a probe -…

ATHENS - Amid complaints that letting rich foreigners qualify for Greek Golden Visas by buying property has dried up supplies and driven up rents and purchase prices, more investors want to take advantage of putting money in bank deposits. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ government has gone all out in trying…

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GORMAN, Calif.  — Authorities evacuated at least 1,200 people Saturday as a wildfire in Los Angeles County spread over thousands of acres near a major highway and threatened nearby structures, officials said. The blaze, named the Post Fire, burned more than 3,600 acres (5.6 square miles or 14.5 square kilometers) near the Interstate 5 freeway in Gorman, about 62 miles (100 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. California State Park Services evacuated 1,200 people from the Hungry Valley recreation area in Gorman and both Hungry Valley and the Pyramid Lake reservoir…

WASHINGTON  — Donald Trump on Saturday night suggested President Joe Biden “should have to take a cognitive test," only to confuse who administered the test…

WASHINGTON  — Donald Trump on Saturday night suggested President Joe Biden “should have to take a cognitive test," only to confuse who administered the test…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — The United States military unleashed a wave of attacks targeting radar sites operated by Yemen's Houthi rebels over their assaults…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — The United States military unleashed a wave of attacks targeting radar sites operated by Yemen's Houthi rebels over their assaults…

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, the rapid-fire gun accessories used in the deadliest mass shooting…

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, the rapid-fire gun accessories used in the deadliest mass shooting…

NICOSIA - Following Greece’s agreement with Egypt to take in as many as 10,000 seasonal workers for agricultural jobs, Cyprus will be getting 1000 after a deal was worked out at the International Labor Conference (ILC) held in Geneva. That was to discuss the implementation mechanisms of a memorandum of understanding…

NICOSIA - Following Greece’s agreement with Egypt to take in as many as 10,000 seasonal workers for agricultural jobs, Cyprus will be getting 1000 after a deal was worked out at the International Labor Conference (ILC) held in Geneva. That was to discuss the implementation mechanisms of a memorandum of understanding…

NICOSIA - A group of 27 refugees from Syria, the Middle East, Asia and Africa are caught in the United Nations’ patrolled buffer zone on the border between the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-occupied side of the island, unable to move either way. That followed a crackdown by the Greek-Cypriot government that’s a…

NICOSIA - A group of 27 refugees from Syria, the Middle East, Asia and Africa are caught in the United Nations’ patrolled buffer zone on the border between the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-occupied side of the island, unable to move either way. That followed a crackdown by the Greek-Cypriot government that’s a…

LONDON (AP) — He has no political experience. No high-profile endorsements. No party affiliation. What Fidias Panayiotou does have are 2.6 million followers on YouTube and more on TikTok. And now he has won a seat in the European Parliament representing Cyprus, one of several unusual candidates who launched improbable…

LONDON (AP) — He has no political experience. No high-profile endorsements. No party affiliation. What Fidias Panayiotou does have are 2.6 million followers on YouTube and more on TikTok. And now he has won a seat in the European Parliament representing Cyprus, one of several unusual candidates who launched improbable…

NICOSIA - A 24-year-old social media sensation who won one of Cyprus’ six spots in the 720-seat European Parliament said his win should be a wake up call for politicians to pay attention to what the people want, not themselves. Fidias Panayiotou received the third most votes and was elected as…

NICOSIA - A 24-year-old social media sensation who won one of Cyprus’ six spots in the 720-seat European Parliament said his win should be a wake up call for politicians to pay attention to what the people want, not themselves. Fidias Panayiotou received the third most votes and was elected as…

BARI, Italy — The Group of Seven leading industrialized nations turned their attention to migration, artificial intelligence, economic security and the Indo-Pacific region on Friday, the second and final day of their summit in Italy. The G7 leaders stressed their determination to meet global challenges “at a crucial moment in…

LONDON  — Britain put on a display of birthday pageantry Saturday for King Charles III, a military parade that marked the Princess of Wales ’ first public appearance since her cancer diagnosis early this year. The annual event was also a show of stability by the monarchy after months in…

OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland  — The presidents of Ecuador, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Somalia will join many Western heads of state and government and other leaders at a conference this weekend aimed to plot out first steps toward peace in Ukraine – with Russia notably absent. Swiss officials hosting the conference say…

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany  — Jude Bellingham scored to give England a winning start at the European Championship by beating Serbia 1-0 on Sunday. The Real Madrid star put Gareth Southgate’s team in front with a stooping header in the 13th minute at the Veltins Arena from Bukayo Saka’s cross. The buildup to the game had been overshadowed by concerns about violence between rival supporters. And some of those fears were realized when police rushed to separate brawling fans in Gelsenkirchen earlier in the day. Social media footage showed men throwing chairs at each other outside a restaurant festooned with Serbian flags…

BALTIMORE  — Gunnar Henderson hit his eighth leadoff homer of the season, and three more Orioles also went deep off Zack Wheeler to help Baltimore…

BALTIMORE  — Gunnar Henderson hit his eighth leadoff homer of the season, and three more Orioles also went deep off Zack Wheeler to help Baltimore…

DORTMUND, Germany — By conceding a goal after just 23 seconds, Italy made the worst possible start to its European Championship title defense. Thankfully for…

DORTMUND, Germany — By conceding a goal after just 23 seconds, Italy made the worst possible start to its European Championship title defense. Thankfully for…

A one megaton bomb has been dropped on the Greek soccer world as AEK’s owner Dimitris Melissanidis announced on June 10 that he is leaving…

A one megaton bomb has been dropped on the Greek soccer world as AEK’s owner Dimitris Melissanidis announced on June 10 that he is leaving…
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ATHENS - It was planned to be Europe’s biggest urban green space - almost twice the size of New York’s Central Park - before Greece’s economic crisis turned it to a commercial development and now there’s concerns it could be a playground for the rich. The Ellinikon, as it’s being called,…

1 of 2 Abducted Louisiana Children is Found Dead in Mississippi after Their Mother is Killed1 of 2 Abducted Louisiana Children is Found Dead in Mississippi after Their Mother is Killed

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Louisiana woman was found dead in her home Thursday, and her two young daughters were abducted and found hours later in Mississippi — one dead and the other alive, police said. A Louisiana resident who had dated the woman was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi, in…

After Rare Flash Flood Emergency, Florida Prepares for More Heavy Rainfall in Coming Days

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A tropical disturbance has brought a rare flash flood emergency to much of southern Florida as residents prepared to weather more heavy rainfall on Thursday and Friday. Wednesday's downpours and subsequent flooding blocked roads, floated vehicles and delayed the Florida Panthers on their way to…

Thefts of Charging Cables Pose Yet Another Obstacle to Appeal of Electric Vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Just before 2 a.m. on a chilly April night in Seattle, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup stopped at an electric vehicle charging station on the edge of a shopping center parking lot. Two men, one with a light strapped to his head, got out. A security camera recorded…

SPARTA – At the 2024 edition of the Athena International Olive Oil Competition (IOOC), 107 Greek olive oils won medals and 8 got special awards. Taking place in a different part of Greece each year— this time in Sparta, Laconia- the Athena IOOC is uniquely dedicated to spotlighting olive oils…

ATHENS - The digital application "mAIGreece" is now live and available for visitors traveling to and within Greece, as announced on Monday. The app was introduced by Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, alongside Minister of Digital Governance Dimitris Papastergiou, on June 3. "mAIGreece" serves as a digital travel assistant, leveraging artificial…

ATHENS - Preveza, located at the mouth of the Amvrakikos Gulf in Western Greece, is an area blessed with beautiful landscapes, green spaces, great beaches, and a rich history. This charming town, the capital of the Preveza Regional Unit, offers numerous options for memorable holidays with its ancient sites, monuments,…

NEW YORK (AP) — A comet must have landed at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The members of R.E.M. had joked only hours before it would take “a comet” to get the band to perform together one last time. Yet there they were, reunited during the gala…

NEW YORK (AP) — A comet must have landed at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The members of R.E.M. had joked only hours before it would take “a comet” to get the band to perform together one last time. Yet there they were, reunited during the gala…

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2021, you heard it: Moneybagg Yo 's “Wokesha” blaring from cars and corner stores — an undeniable song of the summer that helped turn the Memphis rapper into a No. 1 artist. His fourth studio album, “A Gangsta's Pain” topped the Billboard 200 that year,…

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2021, you heard it: Moneybagg Yo 's “Wokesha” blaring from cars and corner stores — an undeniable song of the summer that helped turn the Memphis rapper into a No. 1 artist. His fourth studio album, “A Gangsta's Pain” topped the Billboard 200 that year,…

PARIS (AP) — Françoise Hardy, a French singing legend and pop icon since the 1960s, has died. She was 80. Her son, musician Thomas Dutronc, announced her death on social media, sharing a poignant photo of himself as a child with his mother. Hardy, who had been battling lymphatic cancer…

PARIS (AP) — Françoise Hardy, a French singing legend and pop icon since the 1960s, has died. She was 80. Her son, musician Thomas Dutronc, announced her death on social media, sharing a poignant photo of himself as a child with his mother. Hardy, who had been battling lymphatic cancer…

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater, a bastion of Black music and culture and one of New York City's most storied venues, celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. On Tuesday, the historic theater held its annual spring benefit — its largest annual fundraising effort, this year raising $3 million…

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater, a bastion of Black music and culture and one of New York City's most storied venues, celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. On Tuesday, the historic theater held its annual spring benefit — its largest annual fundraising effort, this year raising $3 million…

Today, I will talk about a food that I associate with summer, shellfish, as that is their ‘season’ in the Mediterranean. I particularly love fresh mussels brought straight from the sea to my table, which I find in abundance at the local markets in the Municipality of Thermaikos, Thessaloniki, when…

The strong El Nino weather condition that added a bit of extra heat to already record warm global temperatures is gone. It's cool flip side, La Nina, is likely to breeze in just in time for peak Atlantic hurricane season, federal meteorologists said. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Thursday pronounced…

After a long winter, people want to shed extra pounds and inches. A Science Direct study pinpointed the most searched-for Google terms in April are related to weight loss. It’s also clear that many prioritize speed. “Lose weight fast” and “How much weight can you lose in a month” rank…

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