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Greek President Receives S. Korea’s National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-Seug

ATHENS — President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and South Korean National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-Seug on Tuesday reaffirmed the historically strong ties between Greece and South Korea, as these were shaped by Greece's participation in the Korean War 71 years ago and the diplomatic relations maintained by the two countries over many years, during a meeting held on Tuesday at the presidential mansion in Athens.

Their discussion focused on ways to handle the pandemic and the opportunities that open up as the world emerges from the health crisis. They also referred to the prospects for cooperation in a number of areas, such as tourism, shipping, trade, construction and energy cooperation. Finally, there was an exchange of views on global and regional challenges, such as the divided Korean peninsula.

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ATHENS - Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis attended a ceremony held at the Elefsina Shipyard to welcome the arrival on Friday of the first merchant ship - the supramax freighter "Star Cleo" built in 2013 - to dock there for repairs in almost five years.

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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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Search Effort Intensifies after Indonesia Quake Killed 271

CIANJUR, Indonesia — More rescuers and volunteers were deployed Wednesday in devastated areas on Indonesia's main island of Java to search for the dead and missing from an earthquake that killed at least 271 people.

A frigid November  20th Sunday was a Greek derby day with the NY Pancyprian Freedoms playing the NY Greek Americans in the Metropolitan division of the Eastern Premier Soccer League  (EPSL) and in the Over 30 division of the  Long Island Soccer Football League (LISFL).

After a late goal from Asteras Tripolis New York, the Hellenic-American soccer team ended its fall regular season in a 2-2 draw against historic Cosma Damiano at College Point Field on last Sunday evening.

AL KHOR, Qatar. The United States frustrated England in a 0-0 draw on Friday for its second consecutive tie in the World Cup.

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