S&P: Policy Uncertainty in Greece will Downgrade Credit Rating

The Standard & Poor's rating agency has put Greece on credit watch, citing the possibility that the policies of the country's new government might trigger a...

EU Parliament President Warns Greece About Stance Towards Russia

A few hours before arriving to Athens, President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz suggested to Greece not to deviate from the common European...

Ninety-Year-Old Greek Man Buried With €300,000

A 90-year-old man from an Ancient Olympia municipality village in southern Greece was buried with his favorite pillow that contained 300,000 euros. The old man...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos: Coordinated Action on Migration Needed

The need to address the migration phenomenon with decisive and coordinated European action underlined the Commissioner for Immigration, Citizenship and Internal Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos....

Who is New Greek Defense Minister and ANEL Leader Panos Kammenos?

When Alexis Tsipras had announced that SYRIZA may cooperate with the Independent Greeks (ANEL) after the elections, most analysts and voters were perplexed. How...

Restitution of Minimum Wage, Layoffs Cancelled, Health Insurance for All, Citizenship to Immigrant Children;...

The restitution of minimum wage, granting citizenship to children of immigrants born here, the rehiring of public sector employees unduly laid off, were some...

The First Tweet of New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras

After all the fuss regarding the Greek Prime Minister’s twitter account which had not been updated, the profile photo was finally changed and the...

Varoufakis: ‘Accidental Economist’ Becomes Greece’s Finance Minister [video]

He has called himself an "accidental economist" and has likened Greece's position in the euro zone as a "Hotel California" lyric, he has taught...

New Greek Gov’t to Halt Port Sale to China and Power Utility Privatization

The new Greek government will freeze plans to privatize the country’s Public Power Corporation (DEH), the energy minister said on Wednesday. Also, Greece will put...

Alexandroupolis Metropolitan in Favor of Religious Oath Abolition

Abolition of the religious oath in courts and inaugurations of elected officials, and its replacement by a civil oath, is proposed by Metropolitan Anthimos...

German Chancellor Merkel Congratulates New Greek PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sent today a congratulatory telegram to new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The telegram says, "You assume power at a difficult...

Two Greek Pilots Killed in Albacete NATO Base [Video]

A day of mourning for the Hellenic Air Force. Two young, very experienced pilots lost their lives yesterday while on duty on a NATO...

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