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The History of U.S. Presidents Visiting Greece

The arrival of Barack Obama in Greece on Tuesday marks the fourth visit of a U.S. President in the country, 17 years away since the last one. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first American President who visited Greece. Eisenhower came...

KKE Calls on Greeks to Protest Ahead of Obama's Visit to Athens

Communist KKE party in an announcement on Saturday called on the workers, the youth and the entire Greek population to "welcome" the outgoing US President Barack Obama with rallies and protests. According to the announcement, Obama is visiting the country...

U.S. President Obama’s Speech Cancelled at Pnyx Hill

United States President Barack Obama’s scheduled speech at the foot of the Acropolis during his visit to Athens from November 15-16 is being reconsidered due to safety concerns. The speech, initially to have taken place with the Parthenon in...

U.S. President Obama to Speak Overlooking Acropolis

U.S. President Barack Obama will make his keynote speech in Athens at the Pnyka ancient site overlooking the Acropolis Hill, after Greece’s Central Archaeological Council granted rare permission to use the site. Obama’s visit on November 15-16 has been described...

What Does President Trump Mean for Greece?

The Donald Trump victory in the U.S. presidential election was unexpected for many Greeks. The opinion polls that were favoring Hillary Clinton had made the majority believe that she would be the one. Yet, the interests of American people are...

Greece Defies EU, U.S. on Sanctions for Iranian Bank

Greece has defied the European Union and the United States by blocking EU sanctions on Iranian bank Saderat that the U.S. accuses of financing terrorism, says a Wall Street Journal report. According to the report, Athens' action marked the first...

Greek Anarchists Plan to 'Welcome' Obama to Athens

Greek anarchist group Rouvikonas is known for storming into public buildings and organizing protests. The anti-state group is now calling on its members to "welcome" U.S. Prime Minister Barack Obama during his official visit to Athens from November 15-16. The...

Will U.S. President Barack Obama Visit Greece Shortly Before Departing From Office?

United States President Barack Obama may visit Athens shortly after the United States presidential elections on November 8. Sources close to the White House say that the official visit will take place from November 14-15, before Obama heads to...

Greek PM to Meet with U.S. President Obama in Warsaw

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Warsaw. The two leaders will discuss the Brexit repercussions on the European Union, the Greek bailout program,...

Obama: Greek Debt Crisis Has Eased but More Work Still Needed

U.S. President Barack Obama said that the Greek debt crisis has "eased" during his meeting with reporters on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Shima, central Japan. "The fact that the Greek debt crisis has been resolved for...