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Greece Scraps Reinstatement of Blasphemy Law Following Public Outcry

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced on Tuesday that the government is now withdrawing its decision to reintroduce the criminalization of blasphemy in Greece. Following a public outcry and a massive wave of ridicule across social media, the Greek...

Government Reintroduces Criminalization of Blasphemy; Toughens Pedophile Sentences

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced in Parliament on Monday that the government intends to bring forward some landmark changes to the country's Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Codes. Among the most prominent changes will be the resumption of the...

New Portal Promotes Greek Products

At productsgreek.com you can find a new gate for Greek businesses and producers throughout the world. With five languages (Greek, English, Russian, Chinese and Arabic) and five big categories (food, cosmetics, furs, marbles), the new portal for the promotion...

Greece Assists Search For Missing Bishops

Greece has dispatched Deputy Foreign Minister Costas Tsiaras to Lebanon to help officials in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo locate two missing Orthodox Bishops who disappeared in the country's civil war earlier this month, believed kidnapped by  armed...

Greek Diaspora MP's Push Greece΄s Recovery

As Members of Parliament of Greek descent around the world are intensifying action aimed at helping Greece΄s economic recovery, Deputy Foreign minister Costas Tsiaras hosted a working dinner for the board of the World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Association (WHIA), currently...

Proposal to Exhibit Mount Athos Treasures

The state of Victoria and Greece are going to discuss on the update of the memorandum signed in the early 90's about teaching Greek in public schools. The proposal was made by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Nikos...

Tsiaras Optimist for Greek-Aussies Voting

Deputy Foreign Minister for Hellenism abroad, Kostas Tsiaras, expressed his optimism that the Greeks of the diaspora will gain the right to vote in the national elections. Tsiaras has been in Melbourne since March 2, the second destination of...