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Exclusive: Former Greek PM George Papandreou in His Most Truthful Interview

"I have been a scapegoat but I never cared if I would be reelected" says George Papandreou in a tell-all interview on Greece's bailouts, and the difficult decisions that marked his term and his name. Watch the interview.

PM Tsipras: We Hope That Normalcy Will Be Restored in Turkey

Developments in Turkey dominated the brief dialogue between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the president of the Democratic Socialists Movement George Papandreou on camera before their meeting on Tuesday. The meeting took place ahead of the parliamentary debate on the...

'There's Money!' Former PM George Papandreou Stands By His 2008 Pre-Election Statement

Former Greek socialist PASOK prime minister George Papandreou was interviewed by Nikos Hadjinikolaou on radio show, Realfm 97.8. Speaking about his election campaign while Greece was on the verge of an economic crisis, he said that he had not...

Andreas Papandreou Unites 20 Years After His Death: Tsipras-George Papandreou Together [pictures]

The country's political leadership gathered together for the opening of the exhibition, titled "Andreas G. Papandreou, 1919-1996: Personal and Political Journey" at the Hellenic Parliament Foundation, 20 years after the death of the socialist statesman who established the PASOK...

Twenty Years Since the Death of Andreas Papandreou, the Man Who Changed Greek Politics

It's been 20 years since the death of Andreas Papandreou, the former prime minister of Greece and PASOK founder, and for many, the man who changed Greek politics. Being the first proclaimed socialist prime minister of Greece, Papandreou's policies generated...

Former Greek PM: I Didn't Want IMF in Bailout, Germany Did

Former Greek prime minister and leader of the Socialist Democrats Movement Giorgos Papandreou said he didn't want the International Monetary Fund in Greece's bailout in 2010, but he accepted upon Germany's insistence. In an interview on SKAI television, the former...

Greece's Call to IMF for Help was Decided at Davos, says Former Fin Min

Greece's former finance minister Giorgos Papakonstantinou said that the involvement of the International Monetary Fund in Greece's first bailout was decided at a sideline meeting in Davos in 2010. Papakonstantinou spoke on Skai television on Tuesday night where he described...

September 3 Marks 41st Anniversary of PASOK in Greek Politics

On September 3, 1974 Andreas Papandreou formed the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), the party that ruled for 20 years and marked post-dictatorship politics in Greece. Papandreou, son of Georgios Papandreou who was in Greek politics from 1923 until 1967 and...

What Tsipras Had Stated About the Greek Referendum in 2011

Although Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has already called for a referendum on whether Greece should accept the creditors' demands, the SYRIZA leader had a different opinion about such a tactic back in October 2011. When Tsipras was asked by Greek journalist Nikos Chatzinikolaou...

Greek Investigator's Report Finds Evidence of Plot Against Former PM's Life, 'Silver Drachma' Plan

Evidence pointing to international espionage, a plot to murder former Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and a 2012 plan for Greece's exit from the euro code-named the "Silver Drachma" are just some of the sensational findings unveiled in a report...