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Court acquits all defendants in Vatopedi Monastery land swap

With tears and applause the audience welcomed the decision of an Athens criminal court to acquit all 14 defendants charged in connection with a property swap between the Vatopedi Monastery in the Mount Athos monastic community in northern Greece and the Greek state. The abbot of the Vatopedi monastery, Ephraim, …

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IOCC: Health and Wellbeing of Syrian Children at Risk

After six years of conflict in Syria, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) organization is urging for the continuation of support for programs to meet the needs of Syrian children and adolescents. Food insecurity, lack of access to education, trauma, no perspective… The IOCC is urging continued support for programs …

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NATO cancels Ramstein Guard exercise after Greece’s withdrawal

NATO has canceled its electronic warfare exercise Ramstein Guard due to disagreements between alliance members Greece and Turkey. The exercise, which had been due to begin Monday, aimed to combine electronic technologies with Greek air and sea capabilities. “But it was called off,” Ekathimerini reports “after Ankara requested on Sunday …

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