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Where Do Greek Politicians Spend Their Easter Holiday?

Greece's political leaders and ordinary citizens are preparing to celebrate Orthodox Easter on Sunday, with many planning to spend the holiday in their home towns with friends and family. President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will visit his native Kalamata,...

Former PM Simitis and PASOK Officials Called to Testify in Corruption Trial

Former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos, and former Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defence (KYSEA) members who were active during the period that Akis Tsochatzopoulos served as the Greek National Defense Minister were called...

Opinion Poll: Greeks in Support of SYRIZA Govt But Afraid of Grexit

The newly elected SYRIZA – Independent Greeks (ANEL) coalition government has managed to attract the Greek public opinion to its side in the first two months since it took office. According to a new opinion poll conducted by the University...

Greek Court: Former FinMin Papakonstantinou Guilty of Misdemeanor, Not Felony

Greek Former Finance Minister of George Papandreou’s PASOK administration between October 2009 and June 2011, Giorgos Papakonstantinou, was found guilty by an Athens Court earlier today of tampering with the so-called “Lagarde list” of potential tax evaders, in a...

Former Greek FinMin Papakonstantinou in Court: I Am Not Guilty

Greece 's former Finance Minister Giorgos Papakonstantinou declared self "innocent" in his apology today before the Special Court, where he is being tried for the infamous Lagarde List scandal. Moreover, he expressed his displeasure for his party's (PASOK) stance...

Prosecutor Requests Summoning Former Greek PM Simitis and Other Senior Officials in Tsochatzopoulos' Appeal

The Greek prosecutor handling former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos' appeal has requested to summon the members of the Government Council of Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) during his tenure. The prosecutor requested that the court summons former Prime Minister Costas Simitis, former...

Former Greek PM Samaras Calls on Opposition Parties to Form Pro-European Front

Former Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras called on opposition parties "To Potami" and PASOK to form a pro-European front after this evening's impasse in Eurogroup negotiations over the Greek debt. After Greece's failure to come to an agreement with international lenders...

Thousands of Pro-Government Demonstrators Rally in Front of Greek Parliament

For yet another afternoon and despite the freezing cold and the light snow falling since yesterday, more that 10,000 Athenians gathered in front of the Greek Parliament at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens to express their support to the Greek...

The First Greek Leftist Gov't Secures Parliamentary Vote of Confidence Ahead of Critical Eurogroup

Yet another historic event occurred tonight in the Greek Parliament, where the SYRIZA-led coalition government, the first leftist government in the history of Greece, secured its first parliamentary vote of confidence after the January 25 snap elections. The newly...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis: Greece is Entering the Post-Bailout Era

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, while addressing the Parliament, declared that Greece is on the brink of the post-bailout era and also fixes the mistakes that caused the country's depression. "With tonight's vote of confidence, Greece is entering the 'post-bailout' era,"...