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Former First Lady of Greece Amalia Megapanou Dies at 91

Amalia Megapanou, the former wife of the late Greek statesman Konstantinos Karamanlis, has died at 91 years of age. Born in Athens in 1929, she...

Konstantinos Karamanlis’ Contribution to the Modernization of Greece

When King Paul entrusted Konstantinos Karamanlis to form a government on October 5, 1955 after the death of Prime Minister Alexandros Papagos, one of...

Macedonia: The Story of a 26-year-old Name Dispute Between Greece and FYROM

The thorny issue of the name of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has generated new tensions in Greek Parliament as the government appears...

Flashback to 1974: The Day New Democracy was Born (video)

On October 4, 1974 Konstantinos Karamanlis founded New Democracy (ND). The founding declaration was signed by himself alone. The party that triumphed with 54.37% and...

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...

Former Greek King Constantine Would Return to Throne if People Wanted Him

Former king of Greece, Constantine, said he is not interested in entering Greek politics because he doesn't know anything about politics. He refuses to...

New Democracy to Form Alliances With Pro-European Forces Even After a Clear Victory

Greek Prime Minister and New Democracy President Antonis Samaras, during his yesterday's campaign meeting in Peristeri, Athens, said that, on January 25, Greeks are...

Historic Cars at Coys’ Athens Auction

The British auction house Coys will include in this year's auction about 130 classic cars and motorcycles mostly from the 1970s, some of them belonging to...

Greece Wants Debt Cut, Not Another Bailout

Greece is raising the prospect of debt relief with international lenders as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a primary surplus of 1.5 billion euros...

Born In Debt: Greece’s History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical...

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