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Vice President Biden, ISIS Survivor Nadia Murad, Makis Matsas Honored for #OXIcourage

The 6th Annual Washington Ohi Day Foundation gala awarded truly remarkable people for their – “OXICourage.” The award honors people that inspire the same courage...

Greek Violinist/Conductor Leonidas Kavakos Takes Podium of the NY Philharmonic

The last time a Greek musician stood at the podium of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra was in 1960 when Dimitris Mitropoulos took to...

Vice President Biden Implies President Obama Will Talk of Debt During Visit to Greece

U.S. President Barack Obama will raise the issue of debt relief during his visit to Greece in mid-November, implied Vice President Joe Biden at...
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Clinton, Trump, and their Greek Connections: Who’s Better for Greece?

Many Greek-Americans have taken a stance for or against the two presidential candidates who are battling it out again on Wednesday. However Donald Trump...

Greek Harvard Scientist Dives Into the Mystery of Multiple Sclerosis

Over 200 genetic factors were linked with the increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis as a result of international research (the largest to date)...

Behold the Face of the 3,500-Year-Old Griffin Warrior

The facial reconstruction of the so-called "Griffin Warrior", the resident of a 1,500-year-old tomb found near the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor, shows his features. Archaeologists Jack...

Should the U.S. and Canada Take More Refugees from the EU? The EU Migration...

EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told the Wall Street Journal that the refugee crisis should be addressed globally in an interview titled "EU Wants...

Criss Angel and ‘The Supernaturalists’ Return to Foxwoods for Fabulous Ensemble Magic Performance

On Aug. 27, Greek-American superstar magician Criss Angel performed with The Supernaturalists at The Fox Theater at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, for...

HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...

Rio Olympics: Greek-American Helen Maroulis Gets Gold in Wrestling for the USA

Greek-American freestyle wrestler Helen Maroulis, aged 25, pinned down Japan's Saori Yoshida scoring a gold medal in women's wrestling in the 53 kg division...

Macedonia: “Why is it important? Explain it to me so I understand”

During the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, American TV station NBC referred to FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) as Macedonia while another...

New Ambassador of Greece Presents Credentials to President Obama

The new Ambassador of Greece to the United States, Haris Lalacos, presented on Tuesday his credentials to American President Barack Obama. Ambassador Lalacos conveyed to...

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