SYRIA – A terrorist attack took place on July 24 during the thyranoixia (‘opening of the doors’) ceremony at the Greek Orthodox Church of Aghia Sophia in Al-Suqaylabiyah (Seleukovelos in Greek) in Northern Syria which left at least two dead and a dozen people injured, the Catholic News Agency (CNA) reported.
NEW YORK — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as "Physical" and "You're the One That I Want" and won countless hearts as everyone's favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of "Grease," has died.
ATHENS – Feeling the heat from critics, rival parties and the targets of wiretapping and spyware use – and attempt – Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis agreed for Parliament to come back early to debate it.
NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott.
"Heat 2: A Novel" by Michael Mann and Meg Gardiner (William Morrow)
Hollywood screenwriter and director Michael Mann and veteran thriller writer Meg Gardiner have achieved a rarity with their novel "Heat 2": a screen-to-page sequel that stands tall on its own.
ATHENS - Sources of the Migration and Asylum Ministry clarified on Tuesday that the alleged murderer of the 17-year-old girl in Peristeri had applied for asylum in July 2021, which was rejected within 15 days.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The white father and son who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood each received a second life prison sentence Monday — for committing federal hate crimes, months after getting their first for murder — at a hearing that brought a close to more than two years of criminal proceedings.
MADISON, Wis. — Voters will choose a Republican nominee for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday who could reshape how elections are conducted in the marquee battleground, where former President Donald Trump is still pressing to overturn his 2020 loss and backing candidates he sees as allies.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A fragile cease-fire deal to end nearly three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza held into Monday morning — a sign the latest round of violence may have abated.
Have an idea for a story, or know of an event we should cover? We want to hear about it!
The National Herald is the paper of record of the Greek Diaspora community. Through independent journalism, we bring news to generations of Greek-Americans, with stories on the individual, community and international level. Visit and support our 106 year-old sister publication Εθνικός Κήρυξ.
You’re reading 1 of 3 free articles this month. Get unlimited access to The National Herald. or Log In