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PM Samaras' call with US Vice President Biden

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Tuesday had a phone contact with US Vice President Jo Biden. The two officials discussed the prevailing conditions in East Ukraine and the Cyprus issue.
July 16, 2014

Staten Island man receives high school ring he lost in 1972 from person who found it in Greece

Stan Ostapiak had his high school ring stolen on his wedding day in 1972. It seemed lost forever until a Greek man discovered it in his father's possessions. He mailed the ring to Ostapiak two weeks ago.
New York Daily News: July 15, 2014

Ypsilanti History: Why is the community named after a man who never set foot in North America?

The city of Ypsilanti is named for a man who had nothing to do with the founding of the community, and was never in North America.
The Ypsilanti Courrier: July 15, 2014

Biden, speaking at Greek Orthodox event, says Greek economy improving; urges religious freedom

Vice President Joe Biden visited Philadelphia on Wednesday for the second time in less than a week, speaking to a large gathering of Greek Orthodox clergy and laity.
The Tribune: July 10, 2014

Obama warns Afghan candidates

President Obama has intervened in Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election urging the two candidates to shun violent or extra-constitutional means or face a cut-off of U.S. assistance.
July 9, 2014

Nia Vardalos named cultural ambassador of the Greek community of Toronto

Nia Vardalos, the actress and screenwriter behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding, can now add a new line to her resume — cultural ambassador.
The Record: July 7, 2014

Ordinary Americans outnumber foreigners in NSA spy sweep

A report in a major U.S. newspaper said when the National Security Agency intercepted the online accounts of legally targeted foreigners over a four-year period,
July 6, 2014

Putin calls for better US-Russia relations

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for better relations between Russia and the United States in a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama on the U.S. Independence Day holiday.
July 6, 2014

US grounds entire F-35 fleet during probe

The U.S. military says it has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets until it completes an investigation into a runway fire involving one of the jets last week.
July 4, 2014

Democrats Abroad to celebrate US Independence Day

All American citizens, their families and friends – regardless of nationality – are invited to the Democrats Abroad Independence Day party, which will he held on July 6 at Marathon Beach, from 7 to 10pm
Enet: July 1, 2014