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PM Tsipras Visits Greek-Bulgarian Border to Launch New Gas Pipeline

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the Greek-Bulgarian border, at the village of Kirkovo on Wednesday, to attend a ceremony for the launching of...

Greece Cancels DESFA Stake Sale to Azerbaijan’s Socar

The Greek government on Wednesday cancelled the sale of a 66 percent stake of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA) to Azerbaijan's Socar. The...

DESFA Sale Puts Strain in Greece-Azerbaijan Business Relations

The apparent failure of the agreement between Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company (SOCAR) to buy 66% of Greece's natural gas distribution network (DESFA) is putting a...

European Commission Approves Greece-Azerbaijan Gas Pipeline Deal

The European Commission approved the Host Government Agreement between Greece and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), allowing the new gas pipeline to enter Europe,...

Petrounias Wins First Gold for Greece in European Games

Gymnast Lefteris Petrounias was the first Greek to win a gold medal in the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, by placing first in the men's...

Greek Sports Minister: Athens Olympic Games Were a Catastrophe for the Greek Economy

Greek Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis characterized the Athens Olympic Games "a bad example" in an interview to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on the occasion of the...

Greek Energy Minister in Moscow to Request Lift of Embargo to Greek Products

The lifting of the embargo to Greek agricultural products in Russia will be a key issue in today's visit of Greek Minister of Productive...

Azeri Gas Company Says No to Greece on Gas Pipeline Deal

The Azeri state energy company SOCAR said no to Greece on three requests made by new Greek Minister of Productive Reconstruction Panagiotis Lafazanis regarding...

Greek Energy Minister: ‘Greece Supports Construction of TAP, IGB Pipelines’

The Greek government will support the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) pipeline and will work for...

Greece to Support Trans Adriatic Pipeline for Natural Gas

The new government of Greece will support the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) for the transport of natural gas, but in a way that...

New Azeri Gas Pipeline to Pass Through Greece

Greece and other eastern European countries may be looking for alternatives after Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to scrap a pipeline bypassing Ukraine,...

Azerbaijani Culture Days Open in Athens

Azerbaijan's First Lady and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Mehriban Aliyeva, attended meetings and a joint dinner with head of the Greek delegation to...

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