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The Greek Peanut Vendor of the White House

A Greek peanut vendor who set shop outside the White House became famous in the US in the first half of the 20th century. Nicholas Stefanos “Steve” Vasilakes emigrated from Ligerea, Laconia, Greece, to the United States in 1910 and...

Biden Hosts Celebration of Greek Independence at the White House

President Biden hosted the traditional Greek Independence Day reception at the White House on Wednesday. Hundreds of Greeks and Greek Americans attended the event to honor the men and women who fought for Greece’s independence against the Ottomans, and to...

President Biden to Host Greek Independence Day Reception

President Biden will host the traditional Greek Independence Day reception at the White House on Wednesday. Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will represent the Greek-American community along with hundreds of Greeks and Greek Americans who will attend the event to honor...

Biden Issues Greek Independence Day Proclamation

On Friday, US President Joe Biden issued a proclamation marking Greek Independence Day on March 25 as "A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy." The proclamation, announced by the White House, celebrated the historical ties between Greece...

US Sets Deadline for TikTok Ban in Federal Devices

The US and Canada have joined forces with the European Commission to protect national security by prohibiting government employees from utilizing ByteDance-owned TikTok. While a 30-day deadline has been set for the removal of this app from mobile devices, authorities...

President Biden Tests Positive For COVID-19 For Second Time

US President Biden has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time in ten days.

President Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19

President Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced on Thursday. The US leader is said to be experiencing “mild symptoms” and is taking Paxloid, an antiviral medicine used to treat symptoms of coronavirus. Biden to work in isolation...

Matthew McConaughey’s Passionate Plea for Gun Control

Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey made a passionate plea for gun control legislation from the White House briefing room on Tuesday. Following last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas he called on Congress...

Greece – USA Ties “Stronger than Ever,” Biden and Mitsotakis Affirm

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis affirmed that the U.S. - Greece relationship is "stronger than ever" during the meeting of the two leaders at the White House on Monday. Biden congratulated Mitsotakis on 201 years of Greek...

Greece to Raise Turkey’s Provocations in Biden-Mitsotakis Meeting

Greece said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will raise the issue of Turkey's provocations in the Aegean with President Biden at the meeting of the two leaders in the White House on Monday. Government spokesperson Yiannis Economou noted that the "issue...