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A Sad Picture of the Greek Prime Minister in Havana

For most Greeks, the picture of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras amid only five state leaders from Latin America and Africa paying homage to the late Fidel Castro in Havana was truly sad. And even more sad was the fact...

Greek PM Tsipras Pays Homage to Fidel Castro

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid homage to late Cuban leader Fidel Castro at a mass ceremony held at Havana's Revolution Square on Tuesday. Fidel Castro was a global symbol of resistance and "his example inspired people's struggle across the world," Tsipras...

PM Tsipras Visits Havana to Pay Respects to Fidel Castro

"It is a great honor to be here in Cuba, covering thousands of kilometers, to pay tribute to a great leader who inspired not only the Cuban people and the peoples of Latin America, but also the revolutionary flame...

PM Tsipras to Depart for Cuba on Monday Evening

Greek Prime Minister will travel to Cuba on Monday to attend a memorial service in honor of Fidel Castro. The event, that will be attended by global leaders, will take place at Plaza de la Revolucion. Tsipras' meetings with EU Commissioner...

Fidel Castro Writes Congratulatory Letter to PM Alexis Tsipras Prior to His Death

Shortly after the July 5, 2015 referendum, when 62 percent of Greek people voted against the austerity agreement with creditors, Fidel Castro sent Tsipras a congratulatory letter, where he calls him "comrade". "I congratulate you warmly on your brilliant political victory....

Fidel Castro's Greek Best Friend (video)

Fidel Castro, the leader who defined Cuba and passed away on Friday night at the age of 90, was admired by many Greek politicians, academics and artists. However, there is a man who can be called Castro's Greek best...

Cuban Leaders Congratulate Greek PM Tsipras on Referendum Outcome

With international reaction to Sunday's "No" vote in the Greek referendum varying, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received unambiguous congratulatory messages from Cuba's authority siblings, Fidel and Raul Castro. Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader from 1959 and 2008, congratulated Tsipras and Greece for their "brave" victory in...

International Reactions to NO Vote Win in Greek Referendum Vary

EU and other officials have offered mixed reactions after a major victory for the NO vote in the Greek referendum, which is at more than 61% , with 70% of the votes counted. The first reactions from the German government show discontent with the outcome. Social...

Nephew of Fidel Castro Denies Rumors of Cuban Leader's Death from Athens

Alejandro Castro Espin -- son of current Cuban leader, Raul Castro, and nephew of iconic figure of the Cuban Revolution and former leader of the island, Fidel Castro -- during a visit in Athens, denied the rumors of his...

Too Late For To Potami in Greece

Once upon a time, Athens had a river running through it, the Kifissos, flowing from Mt. Parnitha through the city down to the Saronic Gulf. A city really needs a river or body of water to be considered World...