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Athens man among dead in East Harlem building blast

Andreas Panagopoulos' widow Liseth Perez Almeida said he was 'was very smart and very Greek. He was very proud of his heritage, and he went back every summer to see his family there'
Enet: March 14, 2014

Kerry: US, Europe will respond if Crimea referendum proceeds

The United States and the European Union will respond on Monday with a "serious series of steps" against Russia if a referendum on Ukraine's Crimea region goes ahead on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.
March 13, 2014

New York blast missing Greek found in hospital

Greek Andreas Panagopoulos, who was reported missing after an explosion in New York City's East Harlem on Wednesday, has been found injured in a city hospital, according to the latest information.
March 13, 2014

Say bye bye to parmesan, muenster and feta: Europe wants its cheese back

As part of trade talks, the EU wants to ban the use of European names like parmesan and gruyere on cheeses made in the US
Guardian: March 13, 2014

US pushes to de-escalate Ukraine crisis

Russia says it has prepared proposals to defuse the Ukraine crisis, but Washington says Moscow needs to show evidence that it wants peace.
March 11, 2014

2015 US budget calls for poor and middle class tax breaks

U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for new tax breaks for poor and middle-class Americans as part of his $3.9 trillion government spending proposal for 2015.
March 4, 2014

Obama: US examining steps to 'isolate Russia'

President Obama has condemned Russia saying it is on "the wrong side of history" for mobilizing forces around Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. His comments came as Russia moved troops into Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula by ferry.
March 3, 2014

High attendance at Greek kiosk in New York travel show

Greece is a popular holiday destination for American tourists, according to travel agents and other visitors to the Greek National Tourism Organisation (EOT) kiosk at the New York Times Travel Show
March 3, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Obama attacks Putin over Russia's role

US president accuses his Russian counterpart of failing to respect people’s basic freedoms in both Ukraine and Syria
Guardian: February 20, 2014