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St. Nicholas Shrine Illuminated on 20th Anniversary of 9/11

The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church--located just across the street from Ground Zero--was destroyed ruing the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Now, 20 years later, it has been rebuilt to include a shrine and memorial to the tragedy. The church...

9/11 Conspiracy Theories Debunked by Engineering Experts

Countless conspiracy theories have circulated in the wake of 9/11, when terrorists hijacked planes and attacked the World Trade Center in New York twenty years ago. By David Oswald, RMIT University; Erica Kuligowski, RMIT University, and Kate Nguyen, RMIT University The...

The History of the Taliban: Who They Are and How They Came to Power in Afghanistan

The Taliban is currently in control of 85% of Afghanistan. The military organization returned to power in the middle eastern country at a rate faster than the U.S. or any government had anticipated. But what exactly is the Taliban,...

St. Nicholas Shrine Construction Progressing; New Donors Announced

In a message released to donors and other friends of St. Nicholas Shrine at Ground Zero on Tuesday, Archbishop Elpidophoros announced that great strides have been made recently in the reconstruction of the church and the conceptualizing of its...

Ceremony at St. Nicholas Shrine at Ground Zero Commemorates 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Archbishop Elpidophoros, the leader of all the Greek Orthodox faithful in the Americas, officiated at a moving ceremony in front of the rebuilt St. Nicholas Shrine today, the nineteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. At...

Sydney Siege Shooter’s Girlfriend has Bail Revoked

Amirah Droudis, the Greek-Australian girlfriend of the Sydney cafe siege shooter, had her bail revoked after a magistrate decided that her being at large is an "unacceptable risk." The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had asked for Droudis' bail conditions to be reviewed...