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US Federal Agencies Announce New Plan to Adapt to Climate Change

Over 20 federal agencies came forward on Thursday with new plans to adapt their operations to the scale of climate change.  The plans were published by multiple agencies, including the departments of Defense, Agriculture, Energy, Homeland Security and Transportation. The...

Mitsotakis Says Turkey is Ignoring UN Resolutions on Cyprus in Speech

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the UN General Assembly in New York City today. Mitsotakis opened his address by speaking about the COIVD-19 pandemic. The PM particularly praised Europe, saying that European countries lead the way with vaccination efforts,...

Cyprus President Accuses Turkey of Playing Victim in UN Address

In a hard-hitting speech before the UN on Friday, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades accused Turkey of audaciously passing itself off as the victim regarding its history with Cyprus. The failure to implement UN resolutions are responsible for allowing Turkey the...

Boris Johnson Wants to Be “Boreas,” the Ancient Greek God of North Wind

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson dedicated his address at the UN General Assembly to climate change, and gave a nod to the ancient Greek god Boreas while doing so. Johnson said that "We have put in great forests of beautiful...

Erdogan Blasts US, Says Relations “Not Healthy”

Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan declared on Thursday that relations between Turkey and the United States were "not healthy" and that the two countries needed to resolve their conflict over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems. Erdogan was referring to...

Archbishop Elpidophoros “Regrets Causing Pain” for Attending Turkey Event

Archbishop Elpidophoros apologized on Thursday for the controversy he caused in Greece and Cyprus with his presence at the ceremony for the opening of the Turkevi Center (Turkish House) earlier this week. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presided over the...

PM Mitsotakis Exalts Greek Economy in Meeting New York Leaders

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday in New York that the growth of the Greek economy may exceed an impressive 5.9 percent for the entire year. In an interview for Bloomberg television, Mitsotakis hit an optimistic note on...

Cyprus President Reportedly Snubs Archbishop Elpidophoros Over Turkey Event

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday cancelled a scheduled meeting with Archbishop Elpidophoros in New York because, according to reports, the Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America attended a ceremony for the opening of the...

Erdogan Calls on UN to Recognize Turkish-Occupied Cyprus

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the international community to recognize the international status of Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus during a speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. He said that "a fair, lasting and sustainable solution to the...

Biden at UN General Assembly: USA Not Seeking New Cold War

President Joe Biden addressed the UN General Assembly on Tuesday for his first time as President of the United States. The UN General Assembly is a yearly gathering of all of the world leaders who are members of the United...