Greece Condemns Turkey’s Withdrawal from European Treaty Protecting Women

ATHENS — Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women was described as a "setback" and "a major disappointment" by the Greek foreign ministry, in a tweet posted late on Sunday.

"Turkey's announced withdrawal from @Coe #IstanbulConvention is a setback for #humanrights & a major disappointment. Greece believes that we should step up the fight to combat #ViolenceAgainstWomen. In this context, safeguarding the Istanbul Convention is extremely important"



LONDON - The British Museum has no intention of returning the stolen Parthenon Marbles it has kept for 200 years, dismissing a report by the United Nations cultural arm UNESCO that said Greece and the United Kingdom would discuss.

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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.

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


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