Conditions in the Samos Hotspot “Out of Control,” Says Greek National Commission for Human Rights

January 23, 2020

AYHENS – Greece’s highest administrative court approved on Thursday the extradition to France of Russian national Aleksandr Vinnik (‘Mr. Bitcoin’) on money laundering charges.

The Council of State turned down Vinnik’s appeal against a decision by Justice Minister Konstantinos Tsiaras, who must sign off on extradition court cases.

Vinnik is sought by France, the United States and Russia on international arrest warrants for allegedly setting up and using a bitcoin platform for laundering 4 billion US dollars. Tsiaras had decided that Vinnik should be extradited first to France, then to the US and Russia, in order of priority. The defendant has requested he be extradited to Russia.


ATHENS – Protests against construction of an underground Metro site in the anarchist stronghold of Exarchia Square became more aggressive when demonstrators tossed eggs, tomatoes and coffee cups at workers.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Greek-American Cornell Student Rescues Man on Subway Tracks in the Bronx

NEW YORK – Greek-American Cornell University senior Bryce Demopoulos rescued a man who had fallen on the subway tracks at the Third Avenue-138 Street station on the No.

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