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Lemnos Rumbles With Dozens of Aftershocks

The Greek island of Lemnos continued to be shaken during Saturday night by dozens of mild aftershocks following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that afternoon between Lemnos and Samothrace at...

Changes to Pre-election Period of Greek Local Elections

On the basis of the amendment proposed to Parliament by the Greek Minister of Interior, Yiannis Michelakis, the campaign period for the Greek local...

Samaras, Venizelos Meet On Troika Rift

As a logjam over unresolved reforms remains with international lenders,  Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is set to meet with his Deputy Premier, PASOK...

Election Polls Ban Lifted Because of Internet

The Greek Minister of Interior, Yiannis Michelakis announced his intent on lifting the ban on the publication of opinion polls fifteen days before the elections. During a...

Greek Minister of Interior Promotes European Treaty Against Racism

The Greek Minister of Interior Yiannis Michelakis announced his intentions of the signing of a treaty against racism (2014-2020) by the Member states with...

EU Elections: Greeks Residing in Other EU Countries

The Greek interior ministry has already commenced its preparations for organizing the Greek vote in the upcoming European parliament elections for Greek citizens who...

64,910 Legal Immigrants in Athens

The number of legal immigrants from Asia and Africa that have received a residence permit rose to 64,190, according to the central database of...

Only Greek Citizens to Vote or Run in Local Elections

An amendment brought to the Greek parliament that has been added to the justice ministry bill by the interior minister Yiannis Michelakis, is to...

Relief for Earthquake-Stricken Cephalonia Residents Announced

The Greek Finance ministry has given a three-month extension to individual taxpayers and legal entities on the earthquake-stricken Ionian Sea island of Cephalonia, Greece,...

Fire Bomb Outside Greek Minister’s Office

Greek police said  a small incendiary bomb exploded outside the private office of the country's Interior Minister late on Jan. 14, causing minor damage...

Greek Parliament Freezes Golden Dawn Funds

By a crushing 241-26 vote, the Greek Parliament has approved the cutting off of state funding for the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party in a...

Golden Dawn’s State Funding Halted by Greek Parliament

The Greek parliament has voted in favour of halting State funding for Golden Dawn. All political parties were in support, apart from Golden Dawn of...

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