Former Greek PM Tsipras Meets Lula; Calls for Unity of the Left
On Saturday, former Greek PM and leader of main opposition Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, met Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva—often known simply as Lula—in Brasilia. Lula is set to be inaugurated on Sunday for a third term as Brazilian President. The...
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,...