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NEW YORK – Long-time president of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, Petros Galatoulas, passed away on Saturday, May 21, at the age of 66. According to information available to The National Herald, the well-known expatriate was…

NEW YORK – Long-time president of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, Petros Galatoulas, passed away on Saturday, May 21, at the age of 66. According to information available to The National Herald, the well-known expatriate was…

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will travel to Boston where he will address the 146th Boston College Graduation Ceremony on Monday. On Tuesday and Wednesday he will participate in the proceedings of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland. The…

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will travel to Boston where he will address the 146th Boston College Graduation Ceremony on Monday. On Tuesday and Wednesday he will participate in the proceedings of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland. The…

KYIV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian court sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in prison Monday for killing a Ukrainian civilian, sealing the first guilty conviction for war crimes since Moscow's invasion three months ago. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin pleaded guilty to shooting a Ukrainian civilian in the head in a village in the northeastern Sumy region in the early days of the war. He testified that he shot the man after being ordered to do so. He told the court that an officer insisted that the Ukrainian man, who was speaking on his cellphone, could pinpoint their location to the…

TOKYO — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is "even stronger' after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful…

TOKYO — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is "even stronger' after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful…

ATHENS - Just in time for the approaching summer season of tourists already pouring in as the COVID-19 pandemic gradually abates is the good news that Greece’s beaches ranked second in the world for quality. Greece was awarded 581 blue…

ATHENS - Just in time for the approaching summer season of tourists already pouring in as the COVID-19 pandemic gradually abates is the good news that Greece’s beaches ranked second in the world for quality. Greece was awarded 581 blue…

Do you want to learn Greek but haven’t yet found the best way to do it? Do you know that you can do it online from the comfort of your couch at a time and day convenient to you?  The Online Greek tutor offers Greek lessons online to anyone wishing to…

NEW YORK – The Manhattan Chapter of the Order of AHEPA, Delphi #25, in association with the Backgammon Club of the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) hosted the Dinner & Backgammon Tournament, a wonderful and fun event on May 13.…

NEW YORK – The Manhattan Chapter of the Order of AHEPA, Delphi #25, in association with the Backgammon Club of the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) hosted the Dinner & Backgammon Tournament, a wonderful and fun event on May 13.…

ALBANY, NY – Ahead of Memorial Day, Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris announced on May 20 that the State Senate passed his legislation (S.1231) which gives New York’s veterans a dignified burial. The bill, which passed unanimously, requires affected counties…

ALBANY, NY – Ahead of Memorial Day, Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris announced on May 20 that the State Senate passed his legislation (S.1231) which gives New York’s veterans a dignified burial. The bill, which passed unanimously, requires affected counties…

CHICAGO – After a two-year hiatus when they were not able to meet in person due to the pandemic, the Metropolis of Chicago Archons held their 7th Annual Metropolis of Chicago Business Retreat in person at the Saint Iakovos Retreat…

CHICAGO – After a two-year hiatus when they were not able to meet in person due to the pandemic, the Metropolis of Chicago Archons held their 7th Annual Metropolis of Chicago Business Retreat in person at the Saint Iakovos Retreat…

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Russia’s aggression in Ukraine has one big unintended consequence: it has sucked up all the oxygen supply to policy-making in Washington and other western capitals. We risk falling once again into the mindset of the Cold War when we viewed all international relationships through the prism of confrontation with the…

After Bruce Willis was said to have demanded $4 million for four days of filming one of the Expendables series’ films in Bulgaria, Sylvester Stallone properly called him out and said: “Greedy and lazy, a sure formula for career failure.”…

After Bruce Willis was said to have demanded $4 million for four days of filming one of the Expendables series’ films in Bulgaria, Sylvester Stallone properly called him out and said: “Greedy and lazy, a sure formula for career failure.”…

Living in a world where challenging if not frightening global issues arise, such as wars, COVID-19, poverty, and terrorism, millennials are daily exposed to large amounts of information about such events, leading to desensitization. With our lives running faster than…

Living in a world where challenging if not frightening global issues arise, such as wars, COVID-19, poverty, and terrorism, millennials are daily exposed to large amounts of information about such events, leading to desensitization. With our lives running faster than…

The Dodecanese island group – translated, it literally means ‘twelve islands’ – lies at the southeastern corner of Greece’s national borders, hugging the coastline of Turkey. While the name might make one believe that there are only twelve Islands in…

The Dodecanese island group – translated, it literally means ‘twelve islands’ – lies at the southeastern corner of Greece’s national borders, hugging the coastline of Turkey. While the name might make one believe that there are only twelve Islands in…

DAVOS - The general secretary of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) Dimitris Fragakis is in Davos, Switzerland to take part in the World Economic Forum 2022 on 22-26 May. On Tuesday 24 May at 20:00, Fragakis will take part in the debate "Transformation of the tourism for climate action.…

ΤΙRΑΝΑ - Concluding his visit to Albania on Monday, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama. The talks focused on the bilateral relations, Albania's EU perspective and on the regional developments, the Greek Foreign Ministry posted on Twitter. Concluding my visit to #Tirana, I met with…

BERLIN — Gerhard Schroeder left the German chancellery after a narrow election defeat in 2005 with every chance of a future as a respected elder statesman. His ambitious overhaul of the country's welfare state was just beginning to kick in and he had won plaudits among voters for opposing the…

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NEW YORK — Police searching for an unidentified man who shot and killed another passenger on a moving New York City subway train asked for the public's help Monday. “We need all eyes on this,” NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said on Twitter. She posted two surveillance camera photographs of the unidentified suspect, a burly man dressed in a hoodie on a hot day. The shooter fled after the Q train arrived at the Canal Street station in Manhattan late Sunday morning. He shot and killed 48-year-old Daniel Enriquez of Brooklyn. Enriquez had worked for Goldman Sachs’ global investment research division…

NEW YORK — New York City has agreed to pay $7 million to a man who spent 23 years behind bars for a murder he…

NEW YORK — New York City has agreed to pay $7 million to a man who spent 23 years behind bars for a murder he…

DAVOS, Switzerland — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for “maximum” sanctions against Russia during a virtual speech Monday to corporate executives, government officials and other…

DAVOS, Switzerland — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for “maximum” sanctions against Russia during a virtual speech Monday to corporate executives, government officials and other…

TOKYO — President Joe Biden launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations Monday aimed at strengthening their economies as he warned Americans worried…

TOKYO — President Joe Biden launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations Monday aimed at strengthening their economies as he warned Americans worried…

NICOSIA - The European Commission has prohibited the import of fish from Famagusta on the Turkish-occupied side of Cyprus after finding that untreated human waste was being dumped into the sea there. That was detected by an investigation of European Union analysts, said The Cyprus Mail, which led to 30…

NICOSIA - The European Commission has prohibited the import of fish from Famagusta on the Turkish-occupied side of Cyprus after finding that untreated human waste was being dumped into the sea there. That was detected by an investigation of European Union analysts, said The Cyprus Mail, which led to 30…

NICOSIA - Seven countries including Greece, the US, France, Italy and Israel have taken part in a series of drills in and around Cyprus designed to ease civilian evacuations from conflict zones and to conduct offshore rescue operations, amid a renewed sense of urgency due to the war in Ukraine.…

NICOSIA - Seven countries including Greece, the US, France, Italy and Israel have taken part in a series of drills in and around Cyprus designed to ease civilian evacuations from conflict zones and to conduct offshore rescue operations, amid a renewed sense of urgency due to the war in Ukraine.…

NICOSIA — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has offered to station firefighting aircraft in Cyprus through the summer fire season, the Cypriot foreign minister said Monday. Minister Ioannis Kasoulides thanked the Jordanian monarch following talks with his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi. King Abdullah’s offer comes two weeks after Kasoulides pitched to…

NICOSIA — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has offered to station firefighting aircraft in Cyprus through the summer fire season, the Cypriot foreign minister said Monday. Minister Ioannis Kasoulides thanked the Jordanian monarch following talks with his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi. King Abdullah’s offer comes two weeks after Kasoulides pitched to…

BIRMINGHAM, England — Liverpool and Aston Villa started building for next season by announcing the signings of highly rated youngsters on Monday. Fabio Carvalho, a 19-year-old Portuguese forward who has just helped Fulham gain promotion to the Premier League, will join Liverpool on July 1. Carvalho made four appearances for Fulham in the Premier League in the 2020-21 campaign and is set for a back-up role at the Reds, who have brought in attackers Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz over the last two years to provide competition for forwards Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. Boubacar Kamara, a 22-year-old…

Kylian Mbappé's decision to reject Real Madrid and commit to Paris Saint-Germain for three more seasons marks the start of a large rebuilding project at…

Kylian Mbappé's decision to reject Real Madrid and commit to Paris Saint-Germain for three more seasons marks the start of a large rebuilding project at…

MILAN — Ageing forwards mixed with young players and a coach who had never won anything. AC Milan wasn't expected to win the scudetto. Indeed,…

MILAN — Ageing forwards mixed with young players and a coach who had never won anything. AC Milan wasn't expected to win the scudetto. Indeed,…

DALLAS — Stephen Curry shimmied for the TV crew, Andrew Wiggins shook Luka Doncic with a posterizing dunk and the Warriors are thinking sweep. Curry…

DALLAS — Stephen Curry shimmied for the TV crew, Andrew Wiggins shook Luka Doncic with a posterizing dunk and the Warriors are thinking sweep. Curry…
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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. “Falmouth police say James A. Koshivos, 21, of Grafton, was the victim who crashed over an embankment and plunged into the ocean Sunday…

Mission…to Amyntaio, a TNH Documentary by Clelia CharissisMission…to Amyntaio, a TNH Documentary by Clelia Charissis

Dear readers, let me briefly introduce myself, while wishing you "a summer full of positive energy and good health." I am Clelia Charissis and together we will take part in a weekly ‘Mission’ through the Greek and English publications of the National Herald (where corresponding videos will be posted) starting…

Mission, TNH’s New Travel Documentary Series with Clelia Charissis (Trailer)

Every weekend, TNH and Clelia Charissis are on a mission, traveling around Greece and the world to highlight places through the people we meet along the way. The mission begins this weekend, May 21-22.

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ Address to the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress

WASHINGOTN - The full text of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ speech to the Joint Session of the US Congress is as follows: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, Honorable Members of the United States Congress, Ladies and Gentlemen, There is no greater honor for the elected leader of the people who…

What To Pack for the Dodecanese this Summer: Karpathos Embellished Mini Dress Rock the Karpathos Island flow with this mini, white, embellished dress. ($299 on REVOLVE.com) Alexis Symi Dress This patterned, Carmin Waves maxi dress is the perfect choice for a night out in Symi. ($518 on ShopAlexis.com) Rhodes Cotton…

Dear readers, let me briefly introduce myself, while wishing you "a summer full of positive energy and good health." I am Clelia Charissis and together we will take part in a weekly ‘Mission’ through the Greek and English publications of the National Herald (where corresponding videos will be posted) starting…

The bright sunshine and dry climate of the Dodecanese islands concentrates the flavors of any produce grown there, so even a simple salad can be a culinary delight. Eating seasonally is a way of life in the islands and the fresh fruits and vegetables elevate every meal to the heights…

Historical themes often inspire writers and poets to create important works. Some create works of nonfiction, others delve into historical fiction or poetry. These works can illuminate the past for a present day audience and offer hope for the future, especially if we learn the lessons of history. Elegy Poems…

Historical themes often inspire writers and poets to create important works. Some create works of nonfiction, others delve into historical fiction or poetry. These works can illuminate the past for a present day audience and offer hope for the future, especially if we learn the lessons of history. Elegy Poems…

CANNES, France — Fashion models, Instagram influencers and Russian oligarchs collide on a yacht — and some very extreme sickness ensues — in Ruben Östlund's "Triangle of Sadness," a social satire that had viewers at the Cannes Film Festival in hysterics. The Swedish filmmaker's latest, co-starring Woody Harrelson as a…

CANNES, France — Fashion models, Instagram influencers and Russian oligarchs collide on a yacht — and some very extreme sickness ensues — in Ruben Östlund's "Triangle of Sadness," a social satire that had viewers at the Cannes Film Festival in hysterics. The Swedish filmmaker's latest, co-starring Woody Harrelson as a…

LOS ANGELES — Doctor Strange and his multiverse got to linger a little longer atop the weekend box office as Tom Cruise and "Top Gun" wait in the wings. Marvel's "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" was the top-earning film of the weekend for the third straight week, bringing…

LOS ANGELES — Doctor Strange and his multiverse got to linger a little longer atop the weekend box office as Tom Cruise and "Top Gun" wait in the wings. Marvel's "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" was the top-earning film of the weekend for the third straight week, bringing…

TOKYO — The documentary film about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics premiered on Monday, shown to reporters and other invited guests in the Japanese capital. The work of Japanese director Naomi Kawase, the 120-minute film looks at the Olympics primarily from the point of view of the athletes — but not…

TOKYO — The documentary film about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics premiered on Monday, shown to reporters and other invited guests in the Japanese capital. The work of Japanese director Naomi Kawase, the 120-minute film looks at the Olympics primarily from the point of view of the athletes — but not…

CANNES, France — Cristian Mungiu's Cannes Film Festival entry "R.M.N." is set in an unnamed mountainous Transylvanian village in Romania, but the conflicts of ethnocentricity, racism and nationalism that permeate the multi-ethnic town could take place almost anywhere. Of all the films competing for the top Palme d'Or prize at…

CANNES, France — Cristian Mungiu's Cannes Film Festival entry "R.M.N." is set in an unnamed mountainous Transylvanian village in Romania, but the conflicts of ethnocentricity, racism and nationalism that permeate the multi-ethnic town could take place almost anywhere. Of all the films competing for the top Palme d'Or prize at…

LONDON — A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as "a random event" that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, Dr. David…

BEIJING — Beijing extended orders for workers and students to stay home and ordered additional mass testing Monday as cases of COVID-19 again rose in the Chinese capital. Numerous residential compounds in the city have restricted movement in and out, although conditions remain far less severe than in Shanghai, where…

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — A series of complex challenges, including a lack of funding and political will as well as rising insecurity linked to extremist groups al-Qaida and the Islamic State in Burkina Faso, are obstructing progress on Africa's Great Green Wall, according to experts involved in the initiative. There…

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