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Astoria Residents in Shock Over Death of Greek-American Teacher

Friends and family, along with the entire Greek-American community of Astoria, are mourning the tragic sudden loss of 49-year-old schoolteacher Anastasia Paterekas, who was found dead at her home on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. At 9:09 p.m., New York City...

Floyd Laid to Final Rest as Relatives Mourn Loved Ones Killed By Police

As the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, was taking place in Houston Texas, relatives of victims of police brutality gathered in New York demanding justice. Floyd died in Minneapolis last month after a...

Greek Family Distraught after Australian Police Interrupt Funeral

A Greek-Australian family was left “inconsolable” after two Victorian police officers reportedly interrupted Dino Kolovos' funeral to ensure that the mourners were complying with social-distancing rules. Helen Kolovos said a final farewell to her father on Saturday and, although it...

Hundreds Attend Archbishop Stylianos’ Funeral in Sydney (video)

Hundreds of ordinary citizens, clerics, politicians and public figures from the Greek community in Australia were present for the last farewell to the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Australia Stylianos, during the funeral service held at the Cathedral Church of...

Albania's Premier: Greece Can Never Be Our Enemy

Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama launched an attack on Friday against extreme nationalists in both Greece and Albania following the funeral of Konstantinos Katsifas. Responding to a Facebook post calling on him to intervene to stop the "shameful provocation by...

Katsifas' Funeral in Vouliarates on Thursday

Eleven days after his death, Konstantinos Katsifas' funeral is scheduled to take place in Bularat (Vouliarates) village on Thursday, November 8 at 1 o'clock local time. The body of the 35-year-old Greek man, who was killed after an exchange of...