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2015

Varoufakis To Publish Notorious Eurogroup Recordings from Turbulent 2015 Meetings

Greek Speaker of the House Constantine Tassoulas rebuked MeRA25 leader and ex-Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Friday for handing an envelope over to him containing a USB of the conversations he had secretly recorded while attending a Eurogroup discussion...

PM Mitsotakis Announces Complete Lifting of Capital Controls in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a surprising announcement of a complete lifting of all capital controls in Greece on Monday afternoon. The stunning news came as a result of Greece's growing economic stability, only one year after the country...

Director Costa-Gavras Receives Grant To Take Varoufakis Book to Silver Screen

The Greek-French director Costa-Gavras secured recently a public grant from the Greek state of €630,000 to produce a film based on a book written by Greece's controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. Gavras intends to make a film out of...

Close to 26 Million Tourists Estimated to Have Visited Greece in 2015

2015 is likely to be a record year for tourism in Greece. Kathimerini newspaper claims that Greek Deputy Minister of Tourism, Elena Kountoura told the newspaper during a recent interview that close to 26 million foreign visitors will have arrived in Greece...

What did Greeks Search for on Google During 2015?

2016 is just a few days away and soon a tumultuous year will be (technically) over for Greeks. 2015 has arguably been a long year for Greeks. Two legislative elections, one referendum speculation over exit from the Eurozone, overall economic uncertainty...

Greece 2015: The Doomed Year in Politics

  Forty-one years after the restoration of democracy in Greece, 2015 saw the biggest political change in the history of the Hellenic Republic. It was also the year that Greece came closer than ever to be forced out of the...

10 (+1) Greeks Who Rocked Hollywood in 2015

  2015 is coming to an end, and it has been an incredible year for Greeks in entertainment! Singers, actors, filmmakers, composers and others of Greek descent have achieved and been recognized for some truly amazing work, making big news in the competitive...