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August 2015 Week 3

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WASHINGTON, DC – The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) condemns the overflight of two Turkish fighter jets near Greece’s northern port city of Alexandroupolis on May 20, and urges the Biden administration to call out Turkey for its violations.

UVALDE, Texas — Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing at least 19 children and their two teachers.

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ hopes of accelerating an economic recovery during the lingering COVID-19 pandemic are facing five hurdles even as it is still being monitored by the Troika of European bailout lenders.

The United States confiscated a cargo of Iranian crude oil from a Russia-flagged tanker being held in Greek waters and chartered a Greek-owned tanker to transport the oil back to the US, reported Lloyd’s List.

ATHENS - After Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis backed away from tougher laws to deal with climate change - which he blamed partially for devastating 2021 wildfires - 11 Non-governmental organizations said measures being debated in Parliament fell short.

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Russia must pull back to its pre-war positions as a first step before diplomatic talks, a negotiating line that Moscow is unlikely to agree to anytime soon as it focuses its fire on key regions in the east three months into the war.

CHARMING VILLAGE HOUSE close to SPARTI, MYSTRAS & MANI KALYVIA SOCHAS is a lovely little village a few kilometers from Sparti.

DAVOS - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Microsoft's Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella and President and Vice Chairman Brad Smith, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum at Davos on Wednesday.

The death of every Greek-American is an extremely unpleasant event for all of us.

The subject around the table at Dixon’s that Sunday was about weight – Yiannis weight.

NEW YORK – The Honorable Helen Voutsinas, a judge in Nassau County, was appointed by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to the Appellate Division’s Second Department, Newsday reported on May 22, noting that the midlevel appellate court handles “appeals originating from 10 downstate counties including Nassau and Suffolk.

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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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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Speaks, Is Honored at Boston College Graduation

BOSTON – Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis was the keynote speaker at the 146th commencement ceremony of Boston College, where he was awarded an honorary doctorate.

Pentagon Says More High-Tech Weapons Going to Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world met Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine, including a Harpoon launcher and missiles to protect its coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters.

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