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TINOS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who visited the island of Tinos for the celebration of the Assumption of the Virgin, sent on Monday a message of unity. "Greece and Orthodoxy today celebrate the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. We…

TINOS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who visited the island of Tinos for the celebration of the Assumption of the Virgin, sent on Monday a message of unity. "Greece and Orthodoxy today celebrate the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. We…

OTTAWA. CANADA - "I want to thank the expatriates of Canada for the great honor to invite me and spend together the great celebration of Orthodoxy. The Greeks of the diaspora play a leading role in the economic, social and…

OTTAWA. CANADA - "I want to thank the expatriates of Canada for the great honor to invite me and spend together the great celebration of Orthodoxy. The Greeks of the diaspora play a leading role in the economic, social and…

ATHENS - Despite British Museum teased offers of loaning Greece back the stolen Parthenon Marbles, it's likely to never happen without the United Kingdom changing laws to allow their repatriation. The British newspaper The Telegraph said Greek officials it didn't identify believe the marbles will stay in London without legislation that could open the door for their return. Museum Chairman George Osborne recently said there was a “deal to be done,” but added it would be in the form of a loan and that Greece would have to return its own treasures back to London. The newspaper said it was…

ATHENS - Several dozen refugees reportedly on an islet on the Evros River which is the border between Greece and Turkey are in limbo and begging to be rescued but Greece says they're on Turkish territory – which isn't helping…

ATHENS - Several dozen refugees reportedly on an islet on the Evros River which is the border between Greece and Turkey are in limbo and begging to be rescued but Greece says they're on Turkish territory – which isn't helping…

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the island's president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island Beijing claims…

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the island's president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island Beijing claims…

NEW YORK - Progressive activist, investigative journalist, and founder of the women’s group Matriarch, Nomiki Konst, will continue her fight for the community though her candidacy in the State Senate District 59 primary race. Holding power liable and working for visionary reform throughout the years, she now aims to build…

CONSTANTINOPLE - His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros visited the Balikli Greek Hospital today following last week’s devastating fire and had the opportunity to hear from staff and residents about their experiences during the ordeal. Staff members present when the fire first…

CONSTANTINOPLE - His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros visited the Balikli Greek Hospital today following last week’s devastating fire and had the opportunity to hear from staff and residents about their experiences during the ordeal. Staff members present when the fire first…

NASHVILLE, TN – Smiles abounded and tears flowed as Greek-born adoptees from across the nation gathered August 4-6 in Nashville for the historic First Annual Greek Adoptee Reunion, hosted by The Eftychia Project. Adoptees, some accompanied by their spouses and…

NASHVILLE, TN – Smiles abounded and tears flowed as Greek-born adoptees from across the nation gathered August 4-6 in Nashville for the historic First Annual Greek Adoptee Reunion, hosted by The Eftychia Project. Adoptees, some accompanied by their spouses and…

NEW YORK - At the Clergy-Laity Congress, Archdiocesan Audit Committee Chair Maria Stefanis reported on the activities of the Audit Committee and the results of the 2021 financial audit. She noted that the financial audit was completed by April 26,…

NEW YORK - At the Clergy-Laity Congress, Archdiocesan Audit Committee Chair Maria Stefanis reported on the activities of the Audit Committee and the results of the 2021 financial audit. She noted that the financial audit was completed by April 26,…

As we reach the fifteenth of August, the feast of the Virgin Mary, comparative developments regarding Greece and Turkey, as can be seen from the following events, cause sadness. Erdogan, seemingly turning his back on the West, met for the second time, in three weeks, with Putin. What are they…

All five were present at Dixon’s that very warm Sunday afternoon. Anxious to get to the point, Dimos passed around a flyer handed him by Father Apostoli at that morning’s church service. “Looks like not many saw these flyers that…

All five were present at Dixon’s that very warm Sunday afternoon. Anxious to get to the point, Dimos passed around a flyer handed him by Father Apostoli at that morning’s church service. “Looks like not many saw these flyers that…

Say what you want about Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyiannis' vision to make the city more livable and transform a graffiti-covered, filth-ridden, noise-and-traffic filled hellhole in many places. At least he's doing SOMETHING. For generations Athens has been allowed to gradually…

Say what you want about Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyiannis' vision to make the city more livable and transform a graffiti-covered, filth-ridden, noise-and-traffic filled hellhole in many places. At least he's doing SOMETHING. For generations Athens has been allowed to gradually…

“It’s a nice place to visit, but I wouldn’t want to live there” is a longtime familiar description of Greece by many Greek-Americans who vacation there, although at least as many – and probably far more – lament: “I can’t…

“It’s a nice place to visit, but I wouldn’t want to live there” is a longtime familiar description of Greece by many Greek-Americans who vacation there, although at least as many – and probably far more – lament: “I can’t…

CORFU - One of Greece's most popular and greenest islands, Corfu, will be home to more of the kind of rich residents, vacationers that the country wants, with plans to build a marina for mega-yachts for the super-wealthy. So keen is the interest as Greece is seeing more luxury resorts,…

ATHENS – Greek police said after a former reality TV show contestant forced his car into a courthouse parking lot that they found 1.2 million euros ($1.22 million) in cash and a cache of drugs, incluiding cocaine and marijuana. He was not identified but Kathimerini said the 33-year-old had been…

ATHENS - It is "the day of the Mother who loves, forgives, comforts, supports. Without distinguishing colour, religion, passports," main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said on Monday in his message for the celebration of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, noting that it is a day of "expectation and hope."…

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ATLANTA — In the state investigation spurred by then-President Donald Trump's call to Georgia's top election official, people who have been called to testify — or who might be — about potential interference in the 2020 presidential contest are turning to high-profile lawyers. Trump has hired Drew Findling, one of Atlanta's most prominent criminal defense attorneys who is perhaps best known for representing rap stars. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has brought on Trump's former White House counsel Don McGahn, who was in federal court in Atlanta last week as part of a legal team fighting a subpoena for Graham.…

GURNEE, Ill. — Three people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot of an amusement park north of Chicago that sent visitors scrambling…

GURNEE, Ill. — Three people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot of an amusement park north of Chicago that sent visitors scrambling…

JUNEAU, Alaska — They hail from their states' most prominent Republican families. They have been among the GOP's sharpest critics of former President Donald Trump.…

JUNEAU, Alaska — They hail from their states' most prominent Republican families. They have been among the GOP's sharpest critics of former President Donald Trump.…

WASHINGTON — A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air before…

WASHINGTON — A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air before…

ATHENS - Turkey's Defense Ministry said the 48th anniversary of a second invasion stage of Cyprus was a reminder that it wasn't an occupation but an operation to protect Turkish-Cypriots. That came with a message that Turkey and the Turkish-Cypriots don't want reunification if the island split by the two…

ATHENS - Turkey's Defense Ministry said the 48th anniversary of a second invasion stage of Cyprus was a reminder that it wasn't an occupation but an operation to protect Turkish-Cypriots. That came with a message that Turkey and the Turkish-Cypriots don't want reunification if the island split by the two…

NICOSIA - The sad loss of a Helios Airways flight from Cyprus that crashed in Greece on Aug. 14, 2005, taking the lives of 115 passengers and six crew members en route to Prague was recalled in a ceremony on the island marking it. Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela said it…

NICOSIA - The sad loss of a Helios Airways flight from Cyprus that crashed in Greece on Aug. 14, 2005, taking the lives of 115 passengers and six crew members en route to Prague was recalled in a ceremony on the island marking it. Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela said it…

NICOSIA - After dismissing complaints from rival parties about an alleged cover-up in the case of a black spy van in 2019, Cypriot authorities confiscated it as a spyware and phonetap scandal in Greece renewed attention about surveillance. There was nothing of value in it, reported Philenews, citing sources not…

NICOSIA - After dismissing complaints from rival parties about an alleged cover-up in the case of a black spy van in 2019, Cypriot authorities confiscated it as a spyware and phonetap scandal in Greece renewed attention about surveillance. There was nothing of value in it, reported Philenews, citing sources not…

MOSCOW — Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner filed an appeal Monday of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported, in a case denounced by the United States that could lead to a high-profile prisoner swap. Griner, an eight-time all-star center with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and two-time Olympic gold medalist, was convicted Aug. 4 after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Griner admitted that she had the canisters in her luggage, but said she had inadvertently packed them in haste and that she…

BOSTON — Michael Wacha and the last-place Red Sox made short work of the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Pitching for the first time in…

BOSTON — Michael Wacha and the last-place Red Sox made short work of the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Pitching for the first time in…

A last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kylian Mbappé back on the biggest stage of all. Brazil bidding for a record-extending sixth title.…

A last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kylian Mbappé back on the biggest stage of all. Brazil bidding for a record-extending sixth title.…

MASON, Ohio — Serena Williams' opening match in the Western & Southern Open has been rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday. The 40-year-old Williams, preparing to…

MASON, Ohio — Serena Williams' opening match in the Western & Southern Open has been rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday. The 40-year-old Williams, preparing to…
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THASOS - The fire at Skala Potamia, in Thassos, which broke out last night remained out of control throughout the night. Early on Thursday, the Fire Brigade boosted its forces, sending 102 firefighters with 33 vehicles and five teams operating on foot, while the army and volunteers have also mobilized.…

Agent: Rushdie Off Ventilator and Talking, Day After attackAgent: Rushdie Off Ventilator and Talking, Day After attack

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York. Rushdie remained hospitalized with serious injuries, but fellow author Aatish Taseer tweeted in the…

Greek-American Cornell Student Rescues Man on Subway Tracks in the Bronx

NEW YORK – Greek-American Cornell University senior Bryce Demopoulos rescued a man who had fallen on the subway tracks at the Third Avenue-138 Street station on the No. 6 line in the Bronx on August 4, New York University’s Washington Square News (WSN) reported on August 5. The incident occurred…

Fragile Cease-Fire Between Israel, Gaza Militants Holding

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. The flare-up was the worst fighting between Israel and Gaza militant groups…

The rising prices of goods and services across the board have many Americans revisiting their previously planned travel adventures. According to a Forbes Advisor/OnePoll survey, 91% of Americans said inflation has negatively affected their travel plans. As a result, people are being forced to travel less and cancel or postpone…

Shrimp are a great option for weeknight meals as they cook quickly and offer plenty of nutrients and protein including calcium, iodine, and omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids, important for brain and immune system health. Choose wild American shrimp, large or jumbo size for the recipes that follow. Peeled,…

TINOS - Some popular Greek islands – Mykonos and Santorini leaders of the pack – are so overrun with tourists that they don't have the quaint experience tourists are seeking, but there are places where they can find it – but aren't wanted. With Greece on a path for another…

LONDON — Nicholas Evans, the British author of the bestselling novel "The Horse Whisperer," has died at 72, his representatives said Monday. United Agents said Evans died "suddenly" on Aug. 9 following a heart attack. Published in 1995, "The Horse Whisperer" was Evans' debut novel and sold more than 15…

LONDON — Nicholas Evans, the British author of the bestselling novel "The Horse Whisperer," has died at 72, his representatives said Monday. United Agents said Evans died "suddenly" on Aug. 9 following a heart attack. Published in 1995, "The Horse Whisperer" was Evans' debut novel and sold more than 15…

NEW YORK — The Brad Pitt action film "Bullet Train" led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while a quiet spell in theaters and incredible staying power allowed "Top Gun: Maverick" to rocket back into third place in its 12th week…

NEW YORK — The Brad Pitt action film "Bullet Train" led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while a quiet spell in theaters and incredible staying power allowed "Top Gun: Maverick" to rocket back into third place in its 12th week…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - August 15, 2022 - ( Newswire.com ) "When celebrities Susan Kirkman and husband Jonathan Woods are persuaded by their manager and longtime friend to move to a remote location, paradise takes a very sinister turn." Hit music and now film producer "CP Hollywood" and trending multitalented…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - August 15, 2022 - ( Newswire.com ) "When celebrities Susan Kirkman and husband Jonathan Woods are persuaded by their manager and longtime friend to move to a remote location, paradise takes a very sinister turn." Hit music and now film producer "CP Hollywood" and trending multitalented…

WHANGANUI, New Zealand — Five years ago, the Whanganui River was recognized as a living person in a groundbreaking New Zealand law. For many who live along its banks, the official recognition validated the deep spiritual connection they feel with the river. They continue to feel the draw of its…

WHANGANUI, New Zealand — Five years ago, the Whanganui River was recognized as a living person in a groundbreaking New Zealand law. For many who live along its banks, the official recognition validated the deep spiritual connection they feel with the river. They continue to feel the draw of its…

LONDON — British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country "shows signs of slowing" but that it's still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained. In a statement on Monday, the Health Security Agency said authorities are reporting about 29 new monkeypox infections every day,…

LONDON — British drug regulators have become the first in the world to authorize an updated version of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine that aims to protect against the original virus and the omicron variant. In a statement on Monday, the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency said it had given the green…

WASHINGTON — Americans are less concerned now about how climate change might impact them personally — and about how their personal choices affect the climate — than they were three years ago, a new poll shows, even as a wide majority still believe climate change is happening. The June Associated…

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