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Five ‘Hot’ Days in December

Starting today, the Greek coalition government enters a "hot" five-day period in which it has to fight several hard battles on different fronts. The most...

Greek Anarchist Romanos Continues Hunger Strike, Justice Minister Intransigent

Justice Minister Charalambos Athanasiou announced that there is nothing he can do to grant Nikos Romanos an educational leave from prison and that the...

The December 1944 Events that Brought the Greek Civil War

Τhe power vacuum created in Greece after the withdrawal of the German occupation forces in October 1944, generated a disorder that resulted in battles...

Greek Universities in Dire Need of State Funding

Two of Greece's largest state universities are forced to ask for urgent state funding because their operation is at stake. The National Kapodistrian University of...

U.S. Calls FYROM ‘Macedonia’ in International Summit, Greek Govt VP Walks Out

Greek government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos walked out during a 60-country summit when the United States accepted the name "Macedonia" instead of...

Greek Court Rejects Romanos’ Educational Leave Again, Justice Minister Prepares New Legislative Framework [Update]

The educational leave inmate Nikos Romanos had requested was rejected again today and he continues his hunger strike for the 24th consecutive day at Gennimatas Hospital...

Greece Ranks 69th in Corruption Among 175 Countries

Greece ranks 69th in corruption among 175 countries surveyed, according to today's Transparency International report.  Corruption is a problem for all economies, requiring leading financial...

Athens Reluctant Over Wish of Turkish Premier to Visit Thrace

Athens is very reluctant to agree with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to visit Thrace where muslim minorities live. The Turkish premier along with members of...

New Democracy MPs Propose Changes in Constitution

A committee of New Democracy MPs proposes changes in the Greek Constitution including the reduction of lawmakers in parliament to 200 and that the...

Troika Insist on Strict Demands

Through an email sent late last night, the troika of international creditors continue to insist on their strict demands and are stalling the final...

Nazi Butcher of 44,000 Thessaloniki Jews Officially Dead

Wanted for almost 70 years by German and international authorities, Alois Brunner, the Nazi war criminal who sent 44,000 Thessaloniki Jews to death camps,...

American Indian Village in Northern Greece

  Jomaqua is only 103 kilometers from Thessaloniki but it is an American Indian village. It is near Elatochori in the prefecture of Pieria in northern...

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