Tsipras Calls on PM Mitsotakis to Take Back Minimum University Admission Mark

ATHENS — Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras on Friday lashed out at Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in parliament, accusing him of not coming to parliament to answer a question Tsipras has tabled three times regarding the new university admissions system.

Tsipras called on Mitsotakis to "take back the outrageous minimum admission mark" that blocks access to universities for 25,000 to 30,000 pupils, sacrificing them on the altar of promoting the interests of private fee-paying colleges.

He also criticised Mitsotakis' speech on Thursday at the event for the 40-year anniversary since Greece joined the EU, accusing him of delivering a divisive and 'shameless' speech in front of the European officials.


ATHENS – In the aftermath of the latest violations of the Prespa Agreement that established ‘North Macedonia’ as the official name of Greece’s northern neighbor – its newly elected president insists she has a personal right to call her country ‘Macedonia’, contrary to the ‘erga omnes’ provision of the agreement which calls for ‘North Macedonia’ to be used in all contexts – the West is once again struggling to understand what the latest Balkan dispute is all about.

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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.


Alberto, Season’s First Named Tropical Storm, Dumps Rain on Texas and Mexico, Which Reports 3 Deaths

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto rumbled toward northeast Mexico early Thursday as the first named storm of the season, carrying heavy rains that left three people dead but also brought hope to a region suffering under a prolonged, severe drought.

Saturday, June 15, evening, a Democratic campaign event in Los Angeles.

BOSTON – The 10th International Summer University was recently held at the Maliotis Cultural Center in Brookline, MA.

Greek-American Daren Metropoulos is a principal at the private-equity firm Metropoulos & Co.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 22-year-old woman who became an abortion rights advocate after she was raped by her stepfather as a child will campaign with first lady Jill Biden in Pennsylvania this weekend as part of a 2024 election push around the anniversary of the fall of Roe v.

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