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Scrutiny of Israel’s Eurovision Song May See Country Leave Contest

Israel's Eurovision song entry, "October Rain," which allegedly references the October 7th Hamas attacks, is being "scrutinized" by the organizers of the competition, who are considering whether the lyrics breach non-political rules, one week after Israel was given the...

Alexis Tsipras Urges Renewed Confidence Vote Ahead of Syriza Conference

The former prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, spoke out shortly before the start of the Syriza conference, addressing internal party dynamics and urging the newly appointed Syriza leader, Stefanos Kasselakis, to seek a renewed vote of confidence from...

Mitsotakis Says Rule of Law in Greece is “Stronger than Ever”

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended his government’s rule of law record on Tuesday, saying it is “stronger than ever,” following a meeting with visiting European Parliament President Roberta Metsola. Mitsotakis was commenting on a resolution of the European Parliament...

Greece Launches Online Platform for Postal Voting Registration

Greece launched the online platform for registration in the electoral roll for postal voting on Monday. The initiative aims to streamline the process for Greek citizens to exercise their voting rights in the European Parliament elections and national referendums. The mail-in...

Trump Ordered to Pay $354m to New York for Lying to Banks

Former President Donald Trump must pay nearly $354m to New York state for lying to banks about the values of his properties, a judge has ruled. Judge Arthur Engoron found Trump liable for fraud, conspiracy and issuing false financial statements...

Greek Politicians React to Alexei Navalny’s Death

Greek politicians reacted with horror to the news that jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is dead. The 47-year-old outspoken critic of President Putin has been in a Russian jail since 2021 on charges widely viewed as politically motivated. President Biden...

Egypt Building Walled Enclosure for Palestinians Fleeing Gaza, Photos Suggest

A monitoring group in Egypt has released evidence of construction work taking place in Rafah on the border with Gaza that may be intended to house Palestinians fleeing from the potential Israeli assault on the city. Photos and videos released...

Putin’s Critic Alexei Navalny Dies in Siberia Prison

Russia's most significant opposition leader to Vladimir Putin for the past decade, Alexei Navalny, has died in a Siberian prison, Russian officials announced on Friday. Navalny was serving a 19-year jail term for offenses widely considered politically motivated. He was...

Greece Is Back to “Full Democracy,” The Economist Says

Greece is back to full democracy and among the 20 best democracies in the world, according to the Intelligence Unit of The Economist. The annual report "Democracy Index," which examines the functioning of democracy in a total of 167 countries,...

Turkey and Egypt Hail ‘New Era’ in Relations During Erdogan’s Visit

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had face-to-face talks with Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday in Cairo, following more than a decade of tensions between the two countries. The two countries decided to resume the functions of the high-level strategic...

Will Trump Pull the US Out of NATO if He Wins Election?

Donald Trump's recent suggestion the US would not protect NATO allies failing to spend enough on defense has sent shockwaves across Europe. The Republican frontrunner said he had told allies he would "encourage" Russia to attack any NATO member that...

Greece in Diplomatic Drive to Win UN Security Council Seat

Greece is intensifying its efforts to win a seat as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2025-2026 term. To this effect, Foreign Affairs Minister George Gerapetritis is visiting New York on Monday and Tuesday, the Ministry...

Greece and US Strengthen Joint Efforts on Space Exploration

Greece and the US have taken their partnership to new frontiers as Greek Foreign Minister Georgios Gerapetritis signed the Artemis Accords for space exploration at the fifth US-Greece Strategic Dialogue. Greece and the US Advance their Cooperation on Space Exploration In...

Putin Delivers a Diatribe on Ukraine, CIA in Tucker Carlson Interview

Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson released his interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who started with a long diatribe on Russian history and its relationship with Ukraine. The two-hour, seven-minute interview was recorded on 6 February and released in...

The Parthenon Marbles are Not a Bilateral Dispute, Says Greek MEP Georgoulis

Greek MEP Alexis Georgoulis has launched a campaign for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens through the Culture Committee of the European Parliament. The popular Greek actor turned politician is at the forefront of efforts in the Parliament...