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Pizza Hut to exit Greece

Pizza Hut, an American restaurant chain and international franchise, announced its decision to cease operating in Greece and shut down all 16 of its restaurants as of Thursday. According to the announcement,…

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Greek-American killed by New York police as neighbour clapped

A 29-year-old Greek-American was killed by police in New York’s borough of Queens, after a neighbour misreported that he was carrying a gun inside his own home. George Zapantis, who suffered from…

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Betty White to star in Lifetime Christmas movie

American actress and comedian who is of ¼ Greek descent, Betty White will star in an untitled Christmas movie on American cable channel Lifetime later this year, according to Entertainment Tonight. The 98-year-old…

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US President issues proclamation on Greek Independence Day

Donald Trump, Prime Minister of the United States has issued a proclamation on Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, which you can read here- Our…

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Rita Wilson receives Walk Of Fame star

Congratulations to Greek American actress Rita Wilson, who received the 2,659th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday. Wilson’s star is positioned only four stars away from her legendary husband, American…

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Xronia Polla Betty White, who turns 97 today

American actress and comedian who is of ¼ Greek descent, Betty White was born on January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois. She is the only child of Christine Tess Cachikis and…

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John Stamos becomes national spokesperson for Childhelp

Greek American heartthrob John Stamos has announced that he has become national spokesman for the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to preventing child abuse…

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Iggy pops into Greece for one day concert

American punk music legend, Iggy Pop will perform in Athens as part of the line up of the Release Athens 2019 Festival on June 8 at Plateia Nerou. The living legend of…

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A quarter of online sales in Greece made via mobile devices

According to a survey by Paypal and Ipsos, approximately 25% of all online purchases in Greece are made through mobile devices such as phones and tablets. Meanwhile leading the charge on online…

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Greece and USA deepening relations, as Turkey looks on

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to meet with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross later today, signifying the increasingly closer ties the two countries have been working on, especially given the…

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Popular American musician Pharrell Williams holidaying in Mykonos

Popular American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer and fashion designer Pharrell Williams has been spotted with his wife Helen Lasichanh, strolling the blue and white narrow streets of Mykonos. Best known for his hit…

John Varvatos and Nick Jonas launch their fragrance 'JVxNJ' 16

John Varvatos and Nick Jonas launch their fragrance ‘JVxNJ’

John Varvatos, a fashion legend whose family comes from the the Greek island of Kefalonia, has collaborated with Nick Jonas, an American singer-songwriter, to create a new scent for men, called ‘JVxNJ’. The launch…

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Trump backs recovery of Greek economy

As Greece prepares for this week’s Eurogroup concerning its exit from creditor supervision, the US ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt expressed the strong support of the Trump government for Greece’s economic recovery, also noting…