Newly Elected Athens Council Member Michaloliakos Raises Hand in Nazi Salute

Strong criticism and reactions drew the gesture of Athens city council's newly elected member Nikos Michaloliakos, to salute in Nazi style during a heated...

Karamanlis Statue Unveiled in Thessaloniki

A statue of the late statesman Constantine Karamanlis, the founder of the New Democracy (ND) party, was unveiled at Thessaloniki’s seafront promenade on Monday. Speaking...

Hillary Clinton Plans Visit to Athens in February

The American Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is about to visit Athens in early February. Although no official announcements have been made, the U.S....

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dollis Determined to Change Greek Immigration Policy

Dimitris Dolis, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs seems determined to change the policy of Greece towards immigrants by reorganizing the General Secretariat for Greek...

Wikileaks Leaks Former Minister Chrysochoidis’ Negative Comments on Nat’l Intelligence Service

A Wikileaks leak  revealed comments by former Minister for Citizen Protection Michalis Chrysochoidis.  He spoke disparagingly about Greece’s National Intelligence Service (EYP) to American ambassador Daniel Speckhard. Three...

Greek & Israeli Ministers of Foreign Affairs Strengthen Relations

Prime Minister George Papandreou had a tele-conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. The two leaders talked about the next steps in the process for...

Greece to Begin Proceedings Against Germany Over WWII Reparations

Greece will begin proceedings against Germany at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  This statement was made on Wednesday and is a bid to obtain...

Greek Pulic Sector Hiring Rule Extends to Church

Greece’s pledge to hire one public sector employee for every five that depart, applies to the Greek Orthodox Church as well as government departments....

Greek Prosecutor Sends Goldman Sachs-Simitis-Swaps Case to Parliament

Supreme Court Prosecutor Ioannis Tentes on Monday forwarded to Parliament, a law suit filed by an Austrian economist.  The lawsuit is against international bankers Goldman...

PASOK Embarassed Over V.P. Pagkalos’ Luxurious NY’s Eve Celebrations

Embarrassment and malicious comments in the government have been caused by the revelation that the vice president spent New Year’s Eve at a luxurious...

New Democracy Party Reshuffles “Shadow Cabinet”

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras on Monday announced a new and radically different "shadow cabinet" for his party.  He said it...

Papandreou Criticizes Turkey Over Air Violations

Greek and Turkish Prime Ministers met for a closed-door session that lasted four hours. The meeting begun at 10 a.m. and around a quarter...

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