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U.S. Presses Turkey on Hagia Sophia and Halki School

The United States issued its annual religious freedom report on Tuesday, slamming allies and foes alike for their shortcomings. In the 2016 report Turkey is...

Pro-Erdogan Group Attacks Protesters in DC

A pro-Erdogan group of supporters who had gathered outside the residence of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington, DC, broke off the police line and...

American Hellenic Institute Pens Letter to President Trump Over Greece-Turkey Tensions

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump to raise concern about rising tensions in the Aegean Sea stoked...

Chobani Argues that Greek Yogurt Is like French Fries

Turkish-owned yogurt brand Chobani has been embroiled in an epic battle for the rights to label its yogurt as "Greek Yogurt." The brand is...

Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...

AHEPA Marks 41st Anniversary Since the Invasion, Occupation of Cyprus

Once again, AHEPA calls for the removal of Turkish troops from Cyprus, urging for their placement on Turkey's porous border with Syria. John W. Galanis,...

Op-ed: Setting the Record Straight on Cyprus

American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis responds to a guest commentary authored by Mr. Mehmet Mustafaoglu that was published May 1, 2015 in...

The Unfulfilled Justice of Anatolia

The Anatolian Genocide is an all encompassing term that not only includes the Armenians but the other victims of the Ottoman Turks reign of terror; the Greeks, Assyrians and Kurds.
Armenian Genocide

On the Centennial Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

By Vasilis Papoutsis* We spoke to California Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian for the upcoming commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The tragic event...

Hindu Statesman Zed and Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Gerasimos Discuss in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of the Greek Orthodox Christian Metropolis of San Francisco and Hindu statesman Rajan Zed met...

Archbishop Demetrios Speaks Out and Touches Hearts

“The Power of the Saints and Martyrs have saved Christianity,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, in...
Vice President Biden and Ecumenical Bartholomew

US Vice President Biden Visits Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew During Turkey Trip

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew welcomed the United States Vice President Joe Biden to the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Sunday, November 23. The closed-door meeting with Bartholomew lasted 40 minutes.

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