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THESSALONIKI - A symbol of holiness around the world – but now also of some defiance against COVID-19 measures - Mt Athos has become a strange brew of monks supporting restrictions to slow the pandemic and those who don't believe in them.

THESSALONIKI - A symbol of holiness around the world – but now also of some defiance against COVID-19 measures - Mt Athos has become a strange brew of monks supporting restrictions to slow the pandemic and those who don't believe in them.

ANKARA - Trying to sway international opinion against Greece, Turkey said its Coast Guard rescued 29 refugees allegedly pushed back into Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea by Greek forces.

ANKARA - Trying to sway international opinion against Greece, Turkey said its Coast Guard rescued 29 refugees allegedly pushed back into Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea by Greek forces.

LONDON — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday and Australia found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travelers arriving from southern Africa.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday and Australia found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travelers arriving from southern Africa.

KOS - Under a stricter policy, Greece’s New Democracy government has opened two more refugee detention centers on islands - on Leros and Kos - which are so-called “closed” because it keeps people confined.

KOS - Under a stricter policy, Greece’s New Democracy government has opened two more refugee detention centers on islands - on Leros and Kos - which are so-called “closed” because it keeps people confined.

THRU DECEMBER 11 HAVERHILL, MA – Christmas Stockings for Veterans Event at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church, 156 Winter Street in Haverhill, runs through December 11.

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America received members of the AHEPA Gus Cherevas Estia-Pindus Flushing Chapter 326 at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Manhattan on November 23.

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America received members of the AHEPA Gus Cherevas Estia-Pindus Flushing Chapter 326 at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Manhattan on November 23.

NEW YORK – Hellenic Professional Women (HPW) host their Holiday Cocktails & Connect Soiree on Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 PM, at Kyma Hudson Yards, 445 West 35th Street, between 10th Avenue and Dyer Avenue, in Manhattan.

NEW YORK – Hellenic Professional Women (HPW) host their Holiday Cocktails & Connect Soiree on Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 PM, at Kyma Hudson Yards, 445 West 35th Street, between 10th Avenue and Dyer Avenue, in Manhattan.

Fans of the Greek Street Food Truck in Dayton, Ohio won’t have to eat on the walk too much longer as founder Chris Spirtos said he’ll open a restaurant at the Crosse Point Shopping Center in Centerville, in the metro area.

Fans of the Greek Street Food Truck in Dayton, Ohio won’t have to eat on the walk too much longer as founder Chris Spirtos said he’ll open a restaurant at the Crosse Point Shopping Center in Centerville, in the metro area.

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez can try to spin his country’s agreement to sell weapons to Turkey and a possible defense agreement any way he wants, but it’s still a betrayal of the European Union and Greece.

This article is based on old Greek newspapers published in Athens in 1923.

This article is based on old Greek newspapers published in Athens in 1923.
Another Thanksgiving Day has arrived.

As The days get shorter, and the temperature drops, one thing remains constant: the slow march of the January 6th Committee in Congress towards the inner circle of Donald Trump and of the MAGA movement at-large in America.

As The days get shorter, and the temperature drops, one thing remains constant: the slow march of the January 6th Committee in Congress towards the inner circle of Donald Trump and of the MAGA movement at-large in America.

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 3,823 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 10 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Sunday.

CALAIS, France — Top European migration officials held an emergency meeting Sunday in the French port of Calais to find ways to better fight migrant smuggling, after 27 people died trying to cross the English Channel to Britain in an overcrowded inflatable boat.

ATHENS - Unhappy with offers, Greece asked two remaining investors who want to acquire an old US military base on Crete to turn into a resort and entertainment park to raise their bids.

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NEW YORK — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds before dying a mysterious death.

WASHINGTON — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there's no middle ground in Wednesday's showdown over abortion.

WASHINGTON — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there's no middle ground in Wednesday's showdown over abortion.

Residents in Washington state were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month.

Residents in Washington state were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than $1,4 million had been raised as of Saturday for a man who spent 43 years behind bars before a judge overturned his conviction in a triple killing.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than $1,4 million had been raised as of Saturday for a man who spent 43 years behind bars before a judge overturned his conviction in a triple killing.

NICOSIA - While Greece is only setting travel restrictions, Cyprus has for now banned most arrivals from eight African countries over fears of a new COVID-19 variant, dubbed both Botswana and Omicron, as the island is still struggling with the pandemic.

NICOSIA - While Greece is only setting travel restrictions, Cyprus has for now banned most arrivals from eight African countries over fears of a new COVID-19 variant, dubbed both Botswana and Omicron, as the island is still struggling with the pandemic.

NICOSIA — Police in Cyprus have arrested an Israeli man wanted by Italy for having helped spirit the 6-year-old lone survivor of a cable car accident out of Italy and to Israel, authorities said on Friday.

NICOSIA — Police in Cyprus have arrested an Israeli man wanted by Italy for having helped spirit the 6-year-old lone survivor of a cable car accident out of Italy and to Israel, authorities said on Friday.

NICOSIA – Leading digital transformation firm Eurisko Mobility have announced plans to relocate their operations to Cyprus.

NICOSIA – Leading digital transformation firm Eurisko Mobility have announced plans to relocate their operations to Cyprus.

MANCHESTER, England — Ilkay Gündogan scored one goal and set up another as Manchester City beat West Ham 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday to join Chelsea at the top of the standings on 29 points.

NEW YORK — A chance to match franchise history and take a spot atop the NBA is waiting for the Phoenix Suns.

NEW YORK — A chance to match franchise history and take a spot atop the NBA is waiting for the Phoenix Suns.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jim Harbaugh got the win he wanted perhaps as desperately as any coach in sports.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jim Harbaugh got the win he wanted perhaps as desperately as any coach in sports.

Palmeiras successfully defended the Copa Libertadores title after beating Flamengo 2-1 in an all-Brazilian final that went to extra time on Saturday.

Palmeiras successfully defended the Copa Libertadores title after beating Flamengo 2-1 in an all-Brazilian final that went to extra time on Saturday.
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Fans of the Greek Street Food Truck in Dayton, Ohio won’t have to eat on the walk too much longer as founder Chris Spirtos said he’ll open a restaurant at the Crosse Point Shopping Center in Centerville, in the metro area.

While the traditional Greek diet relies mostly on plant proteins, there are several recipes for chicken that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner and are relatively easy to prepare, even for a weeknight meal.

Italy is reopening its slopes to recreational skiers after one season lost and another abbreviated by the pandemic.

Kefalonia is among the top ten largest islands in Greece and the biggest in its own Ionian island chain.

ATHENS - A screening of a 2019 documentary about the July 23, 2018 deadly wildfires that engulfed the seaside village of Mati, killing 103 people in the region, upset relatives of the dead, local residents groups and the injured.

ATHENS - A screening of a 2019 documentary about the July 23, 2018 deadly wildfires that engulfed the seaside village of Mati, killing 103 people in the region, upset relatives of the dead, local residents groups and the injured.

CHICAGO — A popular actor steps out onto the street and is brutally reminded that, despite his fame and wealth, places still exist where the color of his skin and sexual orientation put him in danger.

CHICAGO — A popular actor steps out onto the street and is brutally reminded that, despite his fame and wealth, places still exist where the color of his skin and sexual orientation put him in danger.

PARIS — France is inducting Josephine Baker — Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist — into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France's most revered luminaries.

PARIS — France is inducting Josephine Baker — Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist — into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France's most revered luminaries.

MIAMI — Bob Dylan has been telling stories through songs for 60 years.

MIAMI — Bob Dylan has been telling stories through songs for 60 years.

THESSALONIKI – Anatolia College just reached 400 donations as of November 26 with just a few days left to reach the goal of 500 donations on Giving Tuesday, November 30.

THESSALONIKI – Anatolia College just reached 400 donations as of November 26 with just a few days left to reach the goal of 500 donations on Giving Tuesday, November 30.

The name of a newly identified variant of the coronavirus has had some social media users scratching their heads about the World Health Organization’s system for labeling certain versions of the virus.

BANGOR, Maine — University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes.