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FT: Turkish Turmoil Could Help Greece Get Debt Relief

An article in the Financial Times makes a case for the current turmoil in Turkey being of benefit to Greece. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has said that Greece's creditors should let Greece restructure its debt so that the...

Santorini Tops Honeymoon Destinations List

US News ranked Santorini, the exquisite island of the Cyclades, as number one among the world's Best Honeymoon Destination placing it in a higher position than other favorites like Bora Bora, Paris and Venice. The American news provider reviewed thousands...

US President Obama Pledges to Continue Supporting Cypriot Efforts

United States President Barrack Obama pledged his commitment for a solution to the long-standing Cyprus dispute in the framework of a bi-zonal federation during his meeting with the new Cyprus Ambassador to the United States, Leonidas Pantelides, on Monday. Obama...

Thessaloniki Mayor Gets Damaskinos Award for Promoting Tolerance

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris was the second recipient of the "Damaskinos Award" on June 1, 2016, in New York City. The award goes to individuals who have promoted and defended tolerance and cooperation among all religions in Greece. Boutaris...

Obama: Greek Debt Crisis Has Eased but More Work Still Needed

U.S. President Barack Obama said that the Greek debt crisis has "eased" during his meeting with reporters on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Shima, central Japan. "The fact that the Greek debt crisis has been resolved for...

U.S. Treasurer Jack Lew Repeats Calls for Greek Debt Relief

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew reiterated the position of the United States on easing the Greek debt burden on Friday, a week before the G7 meeting at Sendai, northeast of Tokyo, Japan, on May 18-20. Lew maintained that demands of...

Nikolaos Tselementes: The 'Father' of Greek Cookbooks

At least every Greek household has a "tselemente" -- a "cookbook" that took its name after Nikolaos Tselementes, the famous chef that combined the modern cuisine with Greek tradition. His book "Cooking and Baking Guide" was published in 1926,...

Greek Start-up Company Wins Prize at South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals

Greek professionals and startups showcased their work at the 23rd annual event “South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals,” in Austin, Texas. The conference started on March 11 and will be carried out until the March 20, as it consists of...

Joe Biden and Anastasiades Reaffirm Strategic Partnership

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades reaffirmed the strategic partnership between the two countries during a meeting today at the World Economic Forum, taking place in Davos. “Vice President Biden met with President of the Republic...

Recently Elected New Democracy Leader Sends Message to Greek Diaspora

Recently elected New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a message to the Greek Diaspora in the United States, asking for their support in creating a "new Greece." At the same time, he assured them that he was going to do...