Barack Obama to Visit Greece in June
Former US President Barack Obama will visit Greece in June as part of the Obama Foundation Leaders program, his non-profit organization has announced. On Tuesday, Obama announced a new class of 105 emerging change-makers from Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe participating...
Greek-American Ex-Secret Service Agent Opens Up About Michelle Obama
Evy Poumpouras is a Greek-American ex-Secret Service agent who published a tell-all memoir of her experiences working in the White House.
Former PM Pikrammenos Asked Obama to Mediate Between Greece and Creditors During Crisis
The former caretaker Prime Minister of Greece, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, admitted that he sent a letter to Barack Obama in 2012, asking him to intervene in order to prevent the imposition of capital controls in Greece. The startling admission came...
U.S. Wants to See Growth and Stability in Greece, Says U.S. Ambassador
The United States wants to see economic growth and stability in Greece, the U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, said on Monday at an American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce event for the New Year. “Our priority in the U.S., is to...
U.S. President Obama and Turkish President Erdogan Discuss Cyprus
Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a telephone conversation on Wednesday in which they discussed the Cyprus issue, inter alia. The two leaders also discussed issues regarding the wider Aegean and Middle East region. According...
Greece in Review: 2016
Several of the events that marked Greece in 2016 are like the ones that marked 2015, showing that political powers prefer to maintain the old, corrupt order.
Tom Hanks Honored With Presidential Medal of Freedom
Tom Hanks was honored today by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest possible honor for a US civilian. The medal is given out to the nation's best athletes, performers, and scientists. In addition to Hanks,...
Picture Album: The U.S. President's Trip to Greece
U.S. President Barack Obama visited Greece shortly before the end of his term. His personal photographer, Pete Souza, was there to capture his every step. Souza follows the president wherever he goes since the day he became the official White...
Varoufakis: U.S. President's Visit to Greece was Meaningless
The U.S. President's visit to Greece was meaningless, said Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, commenting on Barack Obama's visit to Athens on Tuesday. The outgoing American president can do absolutely nothing to help Greece, Varoufakis said speaking to BBC....
Greek PM: Polytechneio Symbolizes People's Need for More Democracy
The Polytechneio uprising does not fade from memory because it symbolizes people's need and will for more democracy, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday. Tsipras' speech in parliament was for the 43rd anniversary of the Polytechneio uprising, the...