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Protesters take part in a rally outside the Municipality of Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
2020-01-22, The National
Protests have erupted on a number of Greek islands over severe overcrowding at refugee camps. It comes after almost 75,000 people crossed illegally to Greece from Turkey...
Kathimerini: Police said Friday it had arrested a 29-year-old man near Omonoia square in central Athens who it believes was...
Morning Times: SAYRE — At noon on Saturday, listeners of the Choice 102 Radio will hear ChuckCarver’s signature voice once again say the words “live from the PattersonAuditorium in Sayre...
Morning Times: ATHENS — A pair of schools in the Athens Area School District recently received some great news as both HarlanRoweMiddle School and SRUElementary School have been named Title I Distinguished Schools. Each year, the Division of Federal Programs honors...
Morning Times: WAVERLY — It’s been widely accepted that Watkins Glen, Whitney Point and Waverly are the top three large school teams in the IAC. After topping Waverly 54-44 on Thursday night, Whitney Point now has a win over both of the other two. The Eagles will play either...
Morning Times: TOWANDA — Sayre’s LadyRedskins had some highlights in Thursday’s swim meet at Towanda, but a team win wasn’t among them as Towanda won the meet 86-47. As far as...
Morning Times: ALFRED, N.Y. – Two Bradford County residents have each been awarded a scholarship to attend Alfred State College. Alyvia Dunham of New Albany was...
News Courier: Approximately 150 youth wrestlers will compete Saturday at Athens High School as part of the Amateur Athletic Union-Alabama YouthWrestlingOrganizationNorthRegional Championship. ......
Atlanta Journal: Kemp: Reductions don’t mean big impact on agencies’ activities Gov. Brian Kemp opened budget hearings this week by saying the spending cuts he ordered should not make a big impact on state government services. “The budget before you shows...
The National Herald: ATHENS – “The stage is set for a fantastically productive 2020, and many exciting opportunities lie ahead,” US Ambassador to GreeceGeoffrey Pyatt said late on Thursday in his address at the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, expressing...
The National Herald: ATHENS — Greek authorities say they found more than a ton of processed cannabis camouflaged among a...
The National Herald: ATHENS – Fear there could be conflict with Turkey over the Aegean and East Mediterranean and a rekindling of a refugee crisis is high on the minds of worried Greeks with a poll finding those issues vexing them. Some 62 percent of those surveyed by the...
The National Herald: ATHENS – The doctors activist group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said the Greek government is deliberately keeping at least 140 refugee and migrant children with chronic, complex and life-threatening diseases in a camp on Lesbos from medical care. MSG...
The National Herald: ATHENS — A Greek high court on Thursday rejected Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik’s final appeal against his extradition to France, ending a more than two-year legal tug-of-war between three countries seeking to put him on trial....