New Athens Mayor Delivers Speech at Swearing-in Ceremony

Athens Mayor Yiorgos Kaminis today appealed for the greatest possible collaboration between municipal tickets, municipal authorities, city councillors and resourceful citizens.  This effort is for...

Greek Prime Minister Examines Exiting Euro-Zone

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, during a speech at PASOK's Parliamentary Group on Sunday stated that it is possible that Greece will exit the euro-zone.  The nation looks...

Greek Socialist Parliamentary Group Meeting Today

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has convened the meeting of the Greek Socialist Parliamentary Group which started today at 4 p.m. The meeting was...

Deputy Papachristos Expelled from PASOK’s Parliamentary Group

Ruling PASOK Preveza Deputy Evangelos Papachristos was expelled from the party's Parliamentary Group.  His dismissal followed his decision to vote against the omnibus bill...

Greek Parliament Passes Key Labor Reforms on Eve of New General Strike

On Tuesday night, lawmakers passed a labor reform package in a 156-130 vote, with 14 lawmakers absent.  Prime Minister George Papandreou expelled a dissenting...

Greek PM Fails To Gain Opposition Leaders’ Support

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou had successive meetings with opposition leaders in his office on Tuesday, in an effort to gain their support for...

ND’s Samaras: Government has Missed Targets

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras accused the government of having missed the target in all areas, and stressed that he will...

Poll Shows PASOK Support Despite Crisis

The Greek Socialist party residing in government PASOK- though seeing a drop in support - continues to maintain a wide margin over opposition forces, according to...

As IMF Chief Travels To Athens, Protestors Plan Demonstration

The head of the International Monetary Fund is due in Athens on Tuesday for a two day visit. Dominique Strauss-Kahn will meet with Greece's Prime Minister, Finance...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mottaki’s 2 Day Business Trip to Athens

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki will arrive in Athens on Monday for a two-day visit, the Greek Foreign Ministry announced. During his stay in Athens, Mottaki...

Izmir Air Headquarters Ironically Calls off NATO Air Exercizes in Greece

Today the Greek army forces had to quit the annual NATO exercise termed Noble Aspect. The reason of this withdrawal was the NATO decision to exempt the...

Russian President Medvedev Praises Greek Economic Progress

Prime Minister George Papandreou met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday.  It was on the sidelines of an OSCE summit in Astana, Kazakhstan. The two...

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