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  • Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, updates President Barack Obama on the shooting in Canada prior to his phone call with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Oct. 22, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Tragic Shooting Incident in Ottawa

    President Obama spoke by phone with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to express the American people's solidarity with Canada in the wake of attacks on Canadian Forces in Quebec on October 20 and in Ottawa on October 22.

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  • Congressman Bilirakis with Greek PM Samaras (State Department Photo)

    U.S. Congress Members Visit Greece

    The U.S. Embassy in Greece welcomed two delegations of members of the U.S. Congress this week, led by Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Paul Cook respectively.

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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and others at the Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston

    The ‘Gathering Storm’ of Climate Change

    In a commentary published in the Huffington Post, Secretary of State John Kerry says the world must act now on climate change.

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  • Health care worker removes her glove after training future providers of medical care to patients with Ebola.

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    Calling All Innovators to Help Fight Ebola

    As the United States and the international community work to contain the worst Ebola epidemic on record, courageous men and women are performing critical tasks every day to save lives and prevent the spread of the virus.

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  • Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens

    Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens

    Secretary of the United States Army, John McHugh, met today with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Alternate Minister of Defense Fofi Gennimata, Chief of the Hellenic Defense Forces Mikhail Kostarakos and other senior Greek officials.

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More News From the Consulate

  • Consular Announcement

    U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Thessaloniki on October 23 and October 24.

Greeks Gone West

  • Greeks gone West Greeks Gone West is a series of video vignettes the U.S. Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the U.S. Through the prism of Greeks and Greek-Americans with interesting work lives, we hope to improve the understanding of U.S. society and to show possibilities during a time, in Greece, when life seems full of limitations and frustrations.


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Alumni in Action

  • Alumni in Action: Professor Michalis Psalidopoulos (Photo Courtesy: Michalis Psalidopoulos)

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