Pyatt: US to Give $2.4 Million for Refugees in Greece

ATHENS – US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on Thursday conveyed to Alternate Minister of Migration & Asylum Giorgos Koumoutsakos the State Department's decision to offer Greece additional humanitarian aid.

As announced Wednesday by the State Department, the United States will allocate 2.45 million dollars for refugees and migrants in Greece, in view of additional needs caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

A ministry announcement noted that this latest aid comes on top of the 600,000 dollars of US aid announced for Greece on April 17.


ANKARA — Former US Sen Jeff Flake formally stepped into his new position as US ambassador to Turkey on Wednesday, after presenting his credentials to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.


US Congress represenatives Gus Bilirakis of Florida and Nicole Malliotakis of New York – both Republicans – assailed President Joe Biden's administration for no longer supporting the EastMed pipeline project by Greece, Cyprus and Israel.


WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY – In the presence of distinguished guests, the vasilopita was cut by the Federation of Greek American Educators in the community hall at St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Washington Heights on January 23.


Meet Methuselah, the Oldest Living Aquarium Fish

SAN FRANCISCO — Meet Methuselah, the fish that likes to eat fresh figs, get belly rubs and is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world.

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