PM Congratulates Iranian Refugee Who Aced University Entry Exams

ATHENS – Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, from Madrid where he was attending the NATO summit, on Wednesday telephoned refugee Iranian high-school student Kuro Durmohammadi to congratulate him on his excellent results in the nationwide university entrance examinations.

The high-school student had arrived with his family in a plastic dinghy that reached the shores of the island of Lesvos three years ago.

Mitsotakis said that he was an example and a source of optimism, inviting him to visit the Maximos Mansion next week.


ATHENS - A protest rally at Syntagma Square concluded on Tuesday evening with farmers from all of Greece calling on the government to meet their demands.

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‘Without Us, You Don’t Eat’: Greek Farmers Ride Some 200 Tractors to Athens to Demand Financial Help (Vids)

ATHENS — Greek farmers rode Tuesday some 200 tractors to the capital, Athens, demanding financial help from the government as cost of living spiked in the Mediterranean country.

ATHENS - SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader called on members of the Political Secretariat meeting on Tuesday to clarify whether they are doubting him as party leader.

WASHINGTON - The White House continues to warn Israel against expanding its offensive into Rafah, the southernmost city in the Gaza Strip.

KANSAS CITY, Mo — Missouri prosecutors said Tuesday that two men have been charged with murder in last week’s shooting that killed one person and injured 22 others after the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade.

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