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After 45 Years, Anniversary of Founding of PASOK More a Memorial than a Celebration

Ever since the 1980s, September 3rd has been celebrated by many Greeks as the day the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) was established by the...

Former PM Simitis: Social Consciousness is on the Decline in Greece

Former Greek prime minister Costas Simitis said that the worst trauma caused by the economic crisis is the decline of social consciousness. Simitis wrote an...

Former PM Simitis: Elections the Only Solution for Greece

Former Greek prime minister Costas Simitis said on Tuesday that the only solution for Greece's problems in the current state of things is early...

Former Greek PM: Grexit Still Possible, Europe Won’t Back Down

"The possibility of a Grexit is still lingering. We need a Greece that is serious," said former prime minister Costas Simitis from the 2nd...

The History of U.S. Presidents Visiting Greece

The arrival of Barack Obama in Greece on Tuesday marks the fourth visit of a U.S. President in the country, 17 years away since...

Extradition of 8 Turkish Soldiers to Turkey Brings to Mind Ocalan Case

Turkey's demand for the immediate extradition of the eight military men who sought asylum in Greece after the coup attempt in Turkey, brings to...

Siemens Trial to Start in Greece Amid Hurdles

Ten years after the multi-million euro Siemens corruption scandal was exposed, the trial is about to start at the Athens Court of Appeals amid...

September 3 Marks 41st Anniversary of PASOK in Greek Politics

On September 3, 1974 Andreas Papandreou formed the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), the party that ruled for 20 years and marked post-dictatorship politics in...

Former Greek Prime Minister’s House Shot with Arrows

Former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis' summer house was allegedly shot with four arrows on Friday night. The arrows were made out of wood and the...

PASOK Elects Fofi Gennimata as 5th Party President

Fofi Gennimata was elected as the 5th PASOK President with 51% of the votes. The election took place during the party's 10th conference. On Sunday...

Former Greek PM and Current PASOK Leader Condemn Ex-Minister

Former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis and current PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos condemned former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos as witnesses at the Court of...

Former Greek PM to Testify in Court for Armament Kickbacks Scandal

It was an awkward moment when former PASOK Ministers, including Prime Minister Costas Simitis, met at the Court of Appeals as witnesses in the...

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