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Historic New Democracy Office Building to Become Luxury Hotel

The historic building in the heart of Athens which housed the headquarters of New Democracy for many years will now be turned into a luxury hotel. The iconic building, located at Rigillis Street number 18, only a block away from...

July 24, 1974: When Democracy Was Restored to Greece

The five days between July 20 and July 24, 1974 were the most turbulent, and the most decisive, in modern Greek history. The Turkish invasion to Cyprus, the collapse of the seven-year-long military junta, and the birth of the...

Mitsotakis: I am Interested in How Greece will Be in 2030, not How it Was in 1980

The prime minister was once again "fishing in murky waters" and turning to the past because he had sabotaged the country's present and future, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis commented on Sunday, in response to the publication...

36 Years Ago Today Greece Entered the European Union [Video]

It was 36 years ago today when Greece's Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis was putting his signature to the historic Treaty of Accession to the European Economic Community, as the European Union was called at the time. It was May 29, 1979,...

New Democracy Head Samaras to Meet with European Leaders in Strasbourg

Main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras is scheduled to depart for Strasbourg on Tuesday, after attending a memorial service for the late Greek statesman Constantine Karamanlis. Samaras will attend and speak at a regular session of the European People's...

President Pavlopoulos: Greece's Path Lies Through Europe

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos underlined on Sunday that Greece's place is in Europe, in statements after visiting the home of late Greek statesman and former Greek President Constantine Karamanlis in Serres, northern Greece. "Our path is within...

Liapis Pays Road Tax, Trial Delayed

Former Transport Minister Michalis Liapis, who was charged with driving an uninsured luxury cars with phony license plates so he could avoid paying a 1,320 euros ($1,814) road tax came up with the money, a fine of 780 euros...

Nikolaos Martis, Aide to Constantine Karamanlis Passes Away

On Tuesday morning Nikolaos Martis passed away at the age of 98. He was a former minister of Northern Greece and close aide to Constantine Karamanlis. Martis was born in 1915 in Mousttheni, a village located in Kavala in northern...