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Wikileaks Doc from 1978 on Karamanlis, Papandreou and ‘Blessed Greece’

"PRIME MINISTER KARAMANLIS AND OPPOSITION LEADER PAPANDREOU, THE MEN WHO SPEAK FOR THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF GREEKS, SEEM TO AGREE ON ONE THING AT...

German Historian: Rich Greeks Evade Taxes Since 1830

"The rich were exempt from taxes since the birth of the Greek state in 1830," said German historian Heinz Richter, criticizing Greek political parties. The...

Lagarde List Scandal: Former Greek Socialist FinMin States he is Being Made a ‘Scapegoat’

Former Greek socialist PASOK finance minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou is to stand before the court on Wednesday morning over charges of allegedly tampering with the...

Alexis Tsipras May Follow in Andreas Papandreou’s Footsteps

Alexis Tsipras will either prove to be a new Hugo Chávez or a reformist like Former Brazilian President Lula, noted the Financial Times in...

Papandreou Name Out of Parliament After 92 Years

Former prime minister and PASOK leader George Papandreou will not be in the new Greek parliament after his new party failed to receive enough...

PASOK: Papandreou’s Decision to Launch Own Party an ‘Immoral Action’

PASOK wrathfully responded to news that its former leader George Papandreou, son of the party's founder Andreas Papandreou, was moving ahead with plans to launch his...

Emblematic PASOK Figure Yiannis Charalampopoulos Passes Away

Emblematic PASOK figure Yiannis Charalampopoulos has passed away this morning at age 95. Charalampopoulos was a prominent member of the Andreas Papandreou government. Yiannis Charalampopoulos...

Is SYRIZA the New PASOK?

In October 1981, a major transformation occurred in Greek politics. It was the first time in Greece's history that a socialist party won the elections and...

Papandreou and Venizelos Address Event Marking 40 Years of PASOK

Former PASOK President and Prime Minister Giorgos Papandreou and current Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Evangelos Venizelos attended the event marking the party’s...

Remembering Andreas Papandreou, 18 Years Later

It was eighteen years ago, on June 23, 1996 that Andreas Papandreou, the man who founded a movement - the PASOK Socialists - and...

April 21: The Day of The Colonels and The Junta

April 21 is a day most Greeks remember with fear. It was 47 years ago, just weeks before scheduled elections, that a coup of...

Increased Civil Marriages Due to Financial Crisis

It was 1982 when Andreas Papandreou's government caused quite a stir in traditionally Orthodox Greece by legalizing civil marriage. At first, only a few couples chose a civil ceremony because...

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