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European Companies Can Buy Russian Gas and Avoid Sanctions

The European Union has softened its stance on the purchase of Russian gas and oil, as it released a series of guidelines for European companies to purchase fuel from the country and avoid breaching sanctions on Monday. The bloc proposed...

Greek Opposition Leader Tsipras Re-elected as SYRIZA Chief

Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras renewed his mandate as SYRIZA leader after an inner-party ballot on Sunday and expressed confidence that his party will win the next national election. It was the first time the leader of SYRIZA was directly...

Greece – USA Ties “Stronger than Ever,” Biden and Mitsotakis Affirm

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis affirmed that the U.S. - Greece relationship is "stronger than ever" during the meeting of the two leaders at the White House on Monday. Biden congratulated Mitsotakis on 201 years of Greek...

PM Mitsotakis Tells MSNBC “Greece is Back on Track”

Greece is back and the Greek economy is on track after the economic crisis that led to rescue programs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" show on Monday. Mitsotakis began a two-day visit to the United States,...

Joe Biden Names First Black, Openly LGBTQ White House Press Secretary

President Joe Biden on Thursday chose Karine Jean-Pierre as the next White House Press Secretary—the first Black and the first openly LGBTQ+ individual to serve as the public face of a United States administration. Jean-Pierre will take over from Jen...

US Supreme Court May Overturn Landmark Abortion Law

The US Supreme Court looks poised to overturn a landmark ruling allowing abortion for women across the United States, according to Politico magazine. In a 98-page draft opinion, leaked to Politico, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the 1973 Roe v....

Trump Posts For the First Time on TRUTH Social: “I’m Back”

Former President Trump joined his own TRUTH Social on Thursday, posting on a social media platform for the first time in more than a year with a throwback to his now-infamous 2017 typo "covfefe." "I’M BACK! #COVFEFE," Trump posted on...

Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis to Address US Congress

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress on May 17 following an invitation from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Mitsotakis who will be meeting with the President of the United States Joe...

Macron Reelected for Five More Years as France’s President

Emmanuel Macron defeated his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen with a greater margin than expected in the presidential elections in France on Sunday. He won by 58.55 to 41.45 percent. Macron, who became the first French leader to win re-election...

Karamanlis: The Leader Who Dominated Post-World War II Greece

Karamanlis, who passed away on April 23, 1998 at the age of 91, was the man chosen to pull Greece out of 7 years of a dictatorship in 1974.

Outgoing Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt Gets Energy Job

US President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Geoffrey Pyatt, the outgoing Ambassador to Greece, as Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources. Pyatt has served in Greece since 2016, an unusually long run for an Ambassador, and...

President Biden to Meet Greek PM Mitsotakis on May 16

President Biden will meet Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on May 16, Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced Thursday. According to the announcement, the meeting provides an opportunity to "affirm our strong bilateral partnership and to celebrate...

Russian Opposition Politician Vladimir Kara-Murza Arrested in Moscow

Russia's opposition politician, journalist, author, and filmmaker Vladimir Kara-Murza was arrested by the police in Moscow last week, the Washington Oxi Day Foundation announced. Kara-Murza is an OXI Courage Award recipient for his bravery in opposing authoritarianism in Russia. The...

Ukrainian Post’s ‘Russian Warship, F— You!’ Stamp Sells High On eBay

A "Russian warship, f--- you...!" postage stamp went on circulation by the Ukraine postal service scores high selling prices on Ebay.

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Tests Positive for COVID-19

The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Sakellaropoulou has mild symptoms and is in isolation in her house. All of her scheduled activities have been canceled. Sakellaropoulou tested positive for COVID-19...