Greek Gov’t Under Pressure as MEPs Vote for Saudi Arms Embargo

The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the "world’s largest famine" in neighbouring Yemen. The vote puts...

Greece to Sell Public Power Corporation Lignite Plants

Greece and international creditors on Tuesday agreed on the sale of the lignite production plants in Megalopolis and Meliti that belong to the Public...

Movement of Change: Greek Centre-Left Coalition Unveils Name

The new centre-left political coalition consisting of PASOK socialists, Potami centrists and various small social-democratic entities is unveiling its name in the coming days. According...

EU Commissioner Hahn Sees FYROM Name Issue with Greece Resolved in 2018

EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn has said he hopes a political decision with Greece on the start of membership talks with FYROM will be...

Online Foreclosure Auctions in Greece to Begin Wednesday

The first ten electronic foreclosure auctions will be held on Wednesday, following the decision of the General Assembly of the Athens-Piraeus Notaries to suspend...

Tsipras ‘Knew from the Beginning’ about Controversial Saudi Arms Deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was aware of the proposed arms deal with Saudi Arabia from the beginning, according to leaked documents tabled in...

Amnesty International “Concerned” Over Greece’s Saudi Arms Deal

A leading global rights organization is urging the Greek government to scrap a controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia, saying the weapons could be...

PM Stands By Defence Minister Over Controversial Saudi Arms Deal in Parliament Debate

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras dutifully stood by his Defence minister and coalition partner Panos Kammenos in a fierce parliamentary debate over the controversial Saudi...

4 Questions Haunt Tsipras over Shady Defence Deal with Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis are ready to battle it out in parliament on Monday, over the  controversial arms deal...

Tsipras on Democracy: “A Tool to Enforce the Will of Many”

A tweet on Saturday by PM Alexis Tsipras on the meaning of democracy has caused an uproar in Greece. Attempting to define what democracy is,...

Nine in Ten Greeks Believe Gov’t has Political Responsibility for Deadly Floods

Almost nine in ten Greeks (87%) believe that the government and the regional authority are responsible for the deadly floods in Attica, while at...

Greek PM Tsipras: I am Proud of Living Conditions of Refugees on the Mainland

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he is proud of the living conditions of refugees in mainland Greece, but expressed concern over problems with...

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