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Greek Orthodox church nearly done with 10-year effort to paint saints

St. Mark iconography project should be completed in February
Sun-Sentinel: December 23, 2013

Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo making a name for himself: Rookie watch

The toughest thing about Milwaukee rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo was learning how to spell his name.
Plain Dealer: December 22, 2013

Ala. man helped keep Greek tradition alive

For more than 40 years, nearly every Greek wedding, funeral and baptism in Birmingham included music chanted by Angelos Petelos.
Greenwich Time: December 22, 2013

US plane hit in attempt to evacuate Americans from South Sudan

The U.S. military says unidentified gunmen have opened fire on American planes involved in a rescue mission in South Sudan.
December 22, 2013

American neonazis express solidarity with Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn receives support from the Free America Rally, which says it is opposed to 'government, media, genocide, liberalism, rationalism, pacifism, consumerism, capitalism, marxism, degeneracy, brigandage, egalitarianism, democracy, usury, & whatever else comes up'
Enet: December 17, 2013

Lawsuit: Heart missing after Marine's death in Greece, then wrong heart sent to US family

The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart — and that the Department of Defence later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Providence Journal: December 11, 2013

National Gallery in Washington DC hosts Byzantine art exhibit event

The inauguration was scheduled to take place on October 2, in the presence of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the Minister of Culture and Sports Panos Panagiotopoulos, but was postponed due to the US government shutdown.
December 9, 2013

US charges dozens of Russian diplomats with fraud

U.S. prosecutors are charging 49 current and former Russian diplomats and family members with fraud in an illegal scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor.
December 5, 2013

Obama calls for action on 'profoundly unequal' economy

President Barack Obama has called for action to remedy what he described as profound income inequality and a lack of social mobility in the US.
BBC: December 5, 2013

Annapolis Celebrates Pantelides Inaugural

Michael Pantelides, the 30-year-old Republican sworn in yesterday as mayor of the heavily Democratic town of Annapolis, took office in a ceremony that set both a bipartisan and ecumenical tone.
WYPR: December 3, 2013