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US points to Russian role in allegedly leaked Ukraine phone call

The U.S. State Department is firing back at Russia for its role in the alleged leak of an apparently bugged telephone conversation, about Ukraine, between two senior American diplomats, in which they are said to make disparaging comments about the European Union.
February 7, 2014

Sochi 2014: US warns airlines of Russia 'toothpaste' bomb threat

The US has warned airlines with direct flights to Russia that explosives hidden in toothpaste tubes could be smuggled onto planes.
BBC: February 6, 2014

Kerry to meet with Ukraine opposition in Munich

U.S. officials say Secretary of State John Kerry will hold his first meeting with members of the Ukrainian opposition who have been leading anti-government protests in the country since November.
January 31, 2014

Obama to promote State of the Union Goals

U.S. President Barack Obama is using a two-day, four-state tour to promote the goals he laid out Tuesday night in his State of the Union address, highlighted by a pledge to advance his economic agenda, even without Congressional support.
January 29, 2014

Kerry praises Greece for tough economic choices

US Secretary of State John Kerry praised the Greek government Friday for making "tough choices" to resolve the country's economic crisis and said he believed the situation was improving.
AFP: January 18, 2014

President Papoulias meets with AHEPA, AHI and CoP delegations

President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias on Wednesday received representatives of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) and other Jewish-American organizations' delegations.
January 16, 2014

Venizelos in Washington

Government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos' meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry that was going to be held on Thursday has been rescheduled for Friday.
January 16, 2014

Greek shipping magnate ordered to pay $1.5M to IRS

A Greek shipping magnate who remained a fugitive for more than a decade was ordered Wednesday to pay more than $1.5 million in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service after pleading guilty in New Orleans to filing a false tax return.
The Missoulian: January 16, 2014

Tarpon photographer focuses on the beauty of home

Tarpon Springs photographer Beeba Christopoulos-Lekkas wants to spread the word on the beauty, traditions and history of the place where she was born and raised — Tarpon Springs.
Tampa Bay Times: January 14, 2014

Black rhino hunt permit auctioned in US

A permit to hunt and kill an endangered Black Rhino in Namibia has been sold at a US auction for $350,000 (£212,000).
BBC: January 12, 2014