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Former President Bush Backs ‘Courageous’ Greece-FYROM Deal

Former U.S President George W. Bush has appealed to the citizens of FYROM to back the Prespa agreement with Greece and vote 'Yes' in...

‘Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi’ Masterpiece Displayed at the Met

An exhibition of the French painter Eugene Delacroix, one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century, opened at New York's Metropolitan Museum...

Can You Describe ‘Philotimo’? Competition Opens for Greek-American Students

The Washington, D. C. Oxi Day Foundation is offering the following scholarships to five Greek-American students (Grades 6-12) who best describe “philotimo.” First Place: $2,000...

U.S. Marks 9/11 Anniversary; Greek-Americans Remember Those Who Lost Their Lives

Americans are commemorating Sept. 11 with somber tributes and a new monument to the victims 17 years on from the horrific events. Thousands of Sept....

Adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus Captures New York

The Gospel at Colonus, one of the most powerful, soul-stirring shows in theater history, made a triumphant return to New York, lighting up the...

Students, Teachers at MIT Copycat Constantinos Daskalakis (Photos)

Students and teaching staff at the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) honored Constantinos Daskalakis for winning a prestigious international award in mathematics by trying...

GreekBoston.com Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary by Donating to 20 Hellenic Nonprofit Organizations

One of the most popular Greek websites written in English, GreekBoston.com decided that instead of celebrating their 20th anniversary with an expensive party to...

Ohio Greeks Kick Off Annual Festival

Greek-Americans in Toledo, Ohio, will celebrate their Greek traditions at the 48th annual Greek-American Festival, hosted by Holy Trinity Cathedral, on Friday, Saturday, and...

Gus Bilirakis Secures $200 Million to Help Homeless Veterans

Vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., helped ensure $200 million will be used to help homeless...

Joe Biden Remembers Ouzo Night with John McCain in Greece (video)

At a Phoenix memorial service on Thursday, former Vice President Joe Biden talked about his friendship with the late Senator John McCain and remembered...

Greek-American Andrew Makridis Appointed CIA’s Chief Operating Officer

CIA Director Gina Haspel welcomed three senior officers to the Agency’s leadership team including Greek-American Andrew (Andy) Makridis who was appointed Chief Operating Officer...

Leo Thalassites, U.S.’s Oldest Cop, Dies at 92

Leo Thalassites, the longest-serving active police officer in the U.S., died August 18, at age 92. An active cop for nearly six decades he first joined...

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