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Media Freedom in Greece Deteriorates, International Report Warns

Media freedom in Greece is highly problematic and it has deteriorated since the election of the center-right New Democracy in 2019, an international report published on Monday says. According to the report by Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), challenges to...

Greece Backs Sanctions Against Russia, Sides with Ukraine, Says PM

Greece, the birthplace of democracy, backs EU sanctions against Russia after its unlawful invasion of Ukraine and stands ready to host Ukraine refugees, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Parliament on Tuesday. “Greece was always on the right side of history...

Greece’s Main Opposition Leader Alexis Tsipras is COVID-19 Positive

Chief of Greece's main opposition SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, tested positive for COVID-19, after a preventive molecular test

Greece’s Tsipras Gets Peace Award for Prespa Deal with North Macedonia

Former Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras and his North Macedonia counterpart, Zoran Zaev, were honored in Germany on Saturday for creating the 2018 Prespa Agreement. In a ceremony, they received the the International Peace of Westphalia Prize which is...

Greek Woman Abused by Former Ambassador of Venezuela Speaks Out

A Greek woman, former employee of the Embassy of Venezuela in Greece, spoke about the sexual abuse she suffered.

#MeToo Greece: PM Vows to Apply Stricter Laws for Sexual Abuse

Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that he will bring about new legislation to tighten sex abuse laws and help victims, while endorsing the #MeToo movement. 

Greek Government, Opposition Clash Over Handling of Covid Wave

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis clashed with main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras in Parliament on Thursday over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Mitsotakis said that young adults hanging out in bars are primarily responsible for the transmission of the...

Democracy Won! Greece Rejoices at Conviction of Golden Dawn

After the largest trial against a fascist group since Nuremberg, an Athens court convicted members of the far-right neo-Nazi political party Golden Dawn of operating a criminal organization in a historic decision on Wednesday. Additionally, 14 members of the fascist...

Leftist Syriza Unveils New Logo

Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance President Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday unveiled the party's new logo. The central element of the new logo is a five-pointed star, whose points represent the key values and ideals that inspire the Left. According to the party,...

Cameras in Greek Classrooms: Educational Aid or Invasion of Privacy?

The Greek government's proposed bill to offer live streaming lessons from classrooms to stay-at-home students during the coronavirus pandemic has sparked a great deal of controversy in Greece. As Greek high school students gradually return to class after the lockdown,...