Greece Regional Governor Denied Entry in Turkey, Detained
Greece government minister Tzitzikostas was denied entry in Turkey and reportedly detained for six hours at Izmir airport on Saturday.
Greece Aims to Open the Amphipolis Tomb to Visitors by 2022
The Greek government intends to bring forward the deadlines for completing work on the Kasta Hill Tomb in Amphipolis, Serres so that the site can have visitors from early 2022 on, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced on Saturday. During a...
Apostolos Tzitzikostas On Course to Win Greece's Central Macedonia
Sitting governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas won the race for Greece's second largest region, Central Macedonia, from the first round, according to official results published on Sunday night. With almost 75 percent of the votes counted, New Democracy-backed Tzitzikostas and his ''Solidarity:...
7th National Conference Against Smoking in Greece a Great Success
(Drake Behrakis of the Behrakis Foundation of Boston, Panagiotis Behrakis, Director of the Public Health Institute of the American College of Greece, George Behrakis of the Behrakis Foundation of Boston, Dr. Panos Vlachos, President of Anatolia College) President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos attended the...
Mitsotakis Pledges to Renew and Expand Greece's Conservative Party
Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged to renew and expand New Democracy upon officially taking over the presidency of Greece's conservative party on Monday. With the final results coming out, Mitsotakis received 52.43 percent of the vote while Vangelis Meimarakis received 47.57 percent....
New Democracy Presidency Candidates Battle it Out Ahead of January Ballot
The two candidates for the New Democracy presidency will battle it out on the January 10 ballot and figures show that the race will be close. Vangelis Meimarakis has about 41 percent of the total vote in Sunday's election, while...
Meimarakis Wins First Round of New Democracy Leadership Election
Evangelos Meimarakis is the winner of Sunday's election for the presidency of the New Democracy party, the main political opposition force in Greece, without, however, securing the party's reigns as of yet. Meimarakis, who served as interim party president from July 2015 until November...
New Democracy President Election on Sunday Amid Rumors of Karamanlis Interventions
The reported telephone conversations of former prime minister Costas Karamanlis with Alexis Tsipras created controversy within New Democracy ahead of Sunday's election for the conservative party leadership. Furthermore, Karamanlis' reported verbal support of candidate Vangelis Meimarakis added more friction within...
Greece's Conservative Party in Turmoil After Failing to Elect Leader
The unity of New Democracy is on the rocks after Sunday's failure to hold the election for party leadership due to a technical problem. Transitional president Vangelis Meimarakis said he is willing to give up his seat if the...
New Democracy Presidential Candidates Declare Unity Following Conflict
New Democracy's four candidates emerged out of their meeting on Wednesday with a message of party unity. The four candidates Adonis Georgiadis, Kiriakos Mitsotakis, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, and interim President Evangelos Meimarakis met on Wednesday in the follow up to an inter-party...
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