KKE Leader Koutsoumbas: Bill on Public Protest “Outrageous”

ATHENS — Communist Party of Greece leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas on Wednesday criticised the bill on public protest as "an outrageous bill which creates problems for demonstrations, personal freedoms and collective demands".

In statements after his meeting with the mayor of Patras Kostas Peletidis at the city hall , he said that this bill is a cause of war and it will "remain on paper, even if it is approved by the parliament on Thursday."

On his meeting with Peletidis, Koutsoumbas said that "the municipal council of Patras is doing a huge body of work despite the difficulties that the local authority is experiencing in terms of funding and staff shortages, for which the central government is responsible."


For the first time, Greek voters in the homeland and the Diaspora will be able to participate in elections for the European Parliament for the first time on June 9.

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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.


2 Germans, a Spaniard and a Senegalese Killed in Building Collapse in Spain’s Mallorca Island

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Police on Friday gave details on four people killed when a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapsed on the island of Mallorca.

NEW YORK – The New York Times has reported that “an aide to Mayor Eric Adams who served as his longtime liaison to the Turkish community has turned against him and is cooperating with the corruption investigation into Mr.

BOSTON – Crowds flocked to the Greek Festival of the St.

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Beyond the issues in Crete and our own in America, as we wrote in our ‘Analysis’ in last week’s edition, Patriarch Bartholomew has unfortunately ensnared himself in problems with the majority of local Orthodox Churches worldwide, with few exceptions such as those of Greece, Alexandria, and Cyprus, due to the granting of Autocephaly to Ukraine, which has proven to be ill-timed and ill-suited.

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