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Cycladic Art Display at The Met Sends Message on Parthenon Marbles

On Thursday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is introducing a new display on Cycladic Art featuring some 161 works made in the Early Bronze Age (3200 to 2000 BCE) from The Leonard N. Stern Collection, which is owned...

Greece’s Parliament to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage in February

The Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday he will bring a same-sex marriage bill before Parliament in February, where it’s expected to pass although some members of his New Democracy may abstain. He was speaking at the...

Mitsotakis Wants Greece to Become Exporter of Green Energy

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday said he hoped Greece would become an exporter of green energy “in the medium-term.” The Greek PM was speaking on the topic "European Green Deal, Anyone?" at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “We hope...

Mitsotakis Says “Yes” to Gay Marriage “No” to Surrogate Mother

A Greek government bill legalizing gay marriage will provide parental rights to couples but will not allow them to have a child through a surrogate mother, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis revealed. "Yes" to parental rights for gay couples, "No" to...

At Least Three Migrants Dead Off Greece’s Lesvos

Authorities in Greece say at least three people died after a boat carrying refugees and migrants tried to cross from the Turkish coast to the island of Lesvos on Wednesday morning amid northerly winds of nine Beaufort. The boat reached...

US Secretary of State Blinken to Visit Greece on Saturday

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will pay a visit to Greece on Saturday where he will meet PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis as part of a tour in the wider region from January 4 to 11. The meeting will take place...

The Historic Opening of Greek Universities to Competition

Greece will open the Greek universities to competition in a historic move announced last week. Greece is the only Western country that bans private universities. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: "This flagship legislation will be presented for public consultation...

Greece Vows to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Defying the Orthodox Church

Greece's government announced on Thursday that it will follow through on a pledge to legalize same-sex marriage, defying the country’s powerful Orthodox Church. Government spokesperson, Pavlos Marinakis says the law will be introduced in parliament during the current session, which...

Greece to Lift Ban on Private Universities in Historic Move

Greece will lift the ban on private universities, the conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced this week in a historic move. The initiative will be part of broader higher education reforms that will be introduced in a bill soon to...

Turkey’s Erdogan Offers Greece Nuclear Energy

Upon his return to Ankara from his official trip to Athens, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he wants to develop cooperation with Greece on nuclear energy. Speaking to reporters on his flight back from Greece, where he met Prime Minister...