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April 23, 2010: Ten Years Since the Official Beginning of the Greek Financial Crisis

It was a day much like this on April 23, 2010, when the then-Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou announced from picturesque Castellorizo Island...

PM Mitsotakis Reiterates Greece Will Overcome the Coronavirus Crisis

Speaking with Greece's Kathimerini newspaper on Saturday, Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his belief that Greece will overcome the coronavirus crisis. Mitsotakis admitted that...

Former Greek Government Minister Giannos Papantoniou to be Released From Prison

Former prominent Greek politician and government minister Giannos Papantoniou is set to be released from prison after spending seventeen months incarcerated there. Papantoniou was found...

German MPs Urge EU to Transfer Refugee Children Amid Pandemic Fears

Approximately fifty German Christian Democrat MPs from the ruling CDU party recently urged Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, to...

We Won’t Let Fear Win, President Sakellaropoulou Declares in Rare Address to the Nation

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou made her first address to the nation on Tuesday afternoon, on the occasion of the celebration of...

Coronavirus Outbreak: China Offers 50,000 Masks to Greece

The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China Zhang Qiyue offered 50,000 medical masks to Greece on behalf of the people of China on...

World Leaders Congratulate New Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou

Leaders from around the world have been sending congratulatory letters and messages to the new President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, over the...

Former Speaker of the House Filippos Petsalnikos Dies at 70

One of Greece's most prominent politicians and former Speaker of the House, Filippos Petsalnikos died on Friday at the age of 70. There is still...

Plagues Follow Bad Leadership in Ancient Greek Tales

By Joel Christensen* In the fifth century BC, the playwright Sophocles began “Oedipus Tyrannos” with the title character struggling to identify the cause of a...

Ex-Premier Tsipras Slams Turkey’s Erdogan, Declares Greeks Are United as One

Following the escalation of Turkish provocations on Wednesday, Greece's main Opposition SYRIZA party and its leader, Alexis Tsipras, issued two separate statements with stark...

Austrian Leader ”Grateful” for Greece’s Efforts to Protect European Borders

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said from Vienna on Tuesday that he is grateful for the Greek government's continued efforts to protect the European border. The...

Bulgaria Reacts to Potential New Migrant Camp in Northern Greek Region of Serres

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Krasimir Karakachanov posted a status on his Facebook profile on Monday afternoon expressing serious reservations about the prospect of a new...

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