Turkey Marks 31st Anniversary of Diplomat Slain by Nov. 17

ANKARA – Turkey commemorated the 31st anniversary of the murder of diplomat Cetin Gorgu, the press attaché at the Turkish Embassy in Athens, killed in 1991 by the Nov. 17 terrorist group that was disbanded ahead of the 2004 Olympics.

“We remember with respect our martyr Cetin Gorgu, Press Attaché of the Turkish Embassy in Athens, assassinated in the heinous attack by the terrorist organization November 17 on 7 October 1991,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry tweeted, said Turkey’s Anadolu Agency.

Turkey’s Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, also on Twitter, remembered the Turkish diplomat and posted a video about the terrorist attack that was perpetrated by the group’s top assassin, Dimitris Koufodinas.

The killer was jailed for the murders he committed and the group slaying 23 people, including British and American officials and Greeks but he was given a half dozen vacations from jail and now wants to be let out.

The agency said he also was behind the kiling of Omer Haluk Sipahioglu, a counselor at the Turkish Embassy in Athens, who was killed in 1994.


ATHENS - Marking the two-year anniversary of Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Greece reiterated its support for the fight, the Foreign Ministry declaring Greece remains “determined to continue to support Ukraine” in its just fight for its independence, two years after Russia’s invasion.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — It’s been nearly four months since a judge tossed out the results of a Democratic mayoral primary in Connecticut’s largest city due to allegations of ballot stuffing, sending voters repeatedly back to the polls and thrusting Bridgeport into an unflattering national spotlight.

ATHENS - Greece’s ministries of Foreign Affairs and Digital Governance said it will create a digital platform using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to identify and rebut fake news spreading lies about the country.

Michigan's presidential primary on Tuesday will offer a serious test of President Joe Biden's ability to navigate dissent within the Democratic Party over his response to Israel's war with Hamas.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation has changed the way many Americans shop.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.