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June 2018 Week 4


ASTORIA – The Pancyprian Association of America Cultural Division presented the Pancyprian Choir of New York with Artistic and Musical Director Phyto Stratis in the enchanting concert titled ‘Celebration’ featuring the songs of Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Loizos, and Stavros Xarhakos on June 4 at the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center in Astoria.

NICOSIA - The Turkish-Cypriots occupying the northern third of the island split by 1974 Turkish invasions haven't respected Greek Orthodox churches, reports have said, and now a tour guide said one was found to be a morgue and dump.

NEW YORK — Chuck Todd said on Sunday that he'll be leaving "Meet the Press" after a tumultuous near-decade of moderating the NBC political panel show, to be replaced in the coming months by Kristen Welker.

LOS ANGELES — Despite battling injuries all season, the New York Yankees are still managing to pick up victories.

NEW YORK — Roger Craig, who pitched for three championship teams during his major league career and then managed the San Francisco Giants to the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by a massive earthquake, has died.

BOSTON – Harvard College student and singer/songwriter Tiffani Mezitis sang the National Anthem on Hellenic Heritage Night at Fenway Park in Boston on June 1.

MADRID — Hanging from a highway bridge in Madrid, an effigy of one of the world's most famous Black soccer players stands as a graphic reminder of the racism that sweeps through European soccer.

ATHENS - The body of an Irish man who died in Greece and was returned to his home country wound up back in Greece after a a ground handling company at the Dublin airport failed to take the coffin off the plane.

THESSALONIKI — Greek authorities rescued 91 migrants from a river islet and transferred them to a processing center near the border with Turkey, police said Sunday.

DENVER — Staring down a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals, as the visitors in a hostile arena where no road team had prevailed in more than two months, the Miami Heat decided to do what they've done throughout the postseason.


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