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US Defense Bill Orders Sanctions on Turkey Over Russian S-400s

The House and Senate Armed Services Committees reached consensus on the annual defense policy bill unveiled Thursday which, among other things, gives a mandate to the U.S. President to sanction Turkey for its acquisition of the Russian S-400 air...

Greek-American John Sarbanes Reelected to US House in Maryland

Democrat John Sarbanes won Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District. With 70 percent of the votes counted, the Greek American congressman gets 70,8 percent with almost 170,000 votes. His opponent Republican Charles Antony is way behind with 70,000 votes. First assuming office on...

Greece Hails Spirit of Philhellenism in US' Parthenon Sculptures Initiative

Greece has invited the eighteen members of the US House of Representatives who have formally requested, in a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the repatriation of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece, to visit the country. Culture Minister Lina...

Members of US Congress Ask Britain to Return Elgin Marbles to Greece

Eighteen members of the House of Representatives urged Britain to open talks "in earnest" for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece in a letter addressed to United Kingdom PM Boris Johnson. The letter stated "The Marbles have been...

Members of Congress Ask Pompeo to Report on Turkey’s Aggressive Actions

Τhe Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues and Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance, wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier in the week to report on the Administration’s monitoring of violations by Turkey of the sovereign territory of Greece and Cyprus’...

Greek-American Harvard Epidemiologist Ready for Congressional Race

By Sean Mathews In the democratic primary for the 4th congressional district of Massachusetts, Greek- American Dr. Natalia Linos is bringing her background as a Harvard trained epidemiologist and past international experience working with the United Nations to bare in...

Thessaloniki Welcomes Avant-Garde of Nanotechnology World in July

Nanotechnology 2020, the leading conference in the field of nanotechnology and nanosciences in southeastern Europe, is set to kick off Saturday July 4. And for the very first time, it will be taking place both virtually and live, in...

US Withholds Six F-35 Jets Meant for Turkey

The United States National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2021 has authorized the Air Force to utilize, modify, and operate six Turkish F-35s that were manufactured but never delivered because Turkey was suspended from the F-35 program. The NDAA, which is...

US House Votes to Recognize Armenian Genocide

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H. Res. 296 recognizing the Armenian Genocide and condemning Turkey's "campaign of genocide against Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Syriacs, Arameans, Maronites, and other Christians..." The historic vote was 405 to 11 and...

Gennimata Announces Emergency PASOK Congress in September

An extraordinary PASOK Congress is going to take place shortly announced PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata on Tuesday at the Democratic Alliance parliamentary group meeting. The congress is expected to elect the members of PASOK’s main bodies, i.e. the central committee,...