Fire-Fighting Forces Are Battling Rekindled Blazes on Lesvos

MYTILENE – Fire-fighting forces were still battling flames that had rekindled in the area of Rogada, Lesvos on Tuesday morning, where the devastating fire in the south of Lesvos had started the previous Saturday.

Christos Triantopoulos, the Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister, arrived on the island on Tuesday morning. After visiting the fire-stricken villages, Triantopoulos is to participate in a meeting of the Civil Protection Service of the North Aegean Region at the regional headquarters at 13:00, and then in a meeting at 14:30 at the General Secretariat of the Aegean and Island Policy.


SLOVIANSK, Ukraine — The echo of artillery shells thundering in the distance mingles with the din of people gathered around Sloviansk's public water pumps, piercing the uneasy quiet that smothers the nearly deserted streets of this eastern Ukrainian city.

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A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

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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.


Fragile Cease-Fire Between Israel, Gaza Militants Holding

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A fragile cease-fire deal to end nearly three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza held into Monday morning — a sign the latest round of violence may have abated.

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