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US Congressman ‘Pleased’ to See Lawmakers Block F-35 Transfers to Turkey

A Greek-American Congressman has welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to block the sale of advanced warplanes to Turkey. Gus Bilirakis, a Florida Republican, told Greek Reporter...

US Leaders Urged to Halt Warplane Sale to ‘Authoritarian’ Turkey

A letter signed by dozens of U.S. lawmakers is urging the country's leadership to shelve plans to supply Turkey with state-of-the-art warplanes. The petition signed...
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Greek-American Tycoon’s Hockey Side Makes Stanley Cup History

The Greek-American owner of the Stanley Cup-winning Washington Capitals has said lifting the coveted ice-hockey trophy was "never easy". Ted Leonsis, the Brooklyn-born tycoon with...

Meet the Greek-American Educator Helping Kids to Thrive

Helen Siani-Athanasiou is a woman on a mission. As thousands of young people in Greece and the U.S. feel the onerous pressure of exams...

US Chef, Presenter Anthony Bourdain Found Dead

Award-winning U.S. chef and travel presenter Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in France, according to his employer, the broadcaster CNN, on Friday. Bourdain, 61,...

Greek-American Billionaire Makes Sweet Deal

A $17.3-million deal is the latest acquisition being attributed to Greek-American billionaire Dean Metropoulos, as his family firm buys out a New England confectionery...

Watch This Teen Win $40K by Spelling Greek Word (video)

A 14-year-old Texan student has scooped a national spelling prize with his perfect recital of the Greek word "koinonia". Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas, won...

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Establishes New Scholarship at UCLA for Greek Studies

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture has said it welcomed "with enormous pleasure" a new scholarship backed by...

Moving Oxi Day Tribute to Biden Wins Critical Acclaim

A Washington Oxi Day Foundation video made in tribute to U.S. politician Joe Biden and his late son Beau, has won two honors at...

Earth Friendly Products ‘Go Green for Pink’ to Fight Cancer

A Greek-American firm which has spent 50 years producing environmentally-friendly cleaning products has announced a year-long partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS). Earth Friendly...

New York Gets Ready for 10-Day Feast of Greek Culture (video)

A Greek-American cultural academy is gearing up for a 10-day feast of Hellenic art, music, film and language in New York. The Academy of Hellenic...

Greek-American Investor Tells Students: ‘Know Where You Came From’

Greek-American investor and self-made billionaire John Calamos Sr. has told hundreds of graduating students from an Orthodox theological college in Massachusetts: "You don’t know where you’re...

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