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Greek Parliament Debates Defense Pact with France

Lawmakers in Greece are debating on Thursday the recently signed defense agreement with France in a deal described by PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis as "historic." The deal, signed in Paris on September 28, states that Greece will buy three advanced frigates,...

The Fascinating History of Syntagma Square in Athens

Syntagma Square is the most historic in Athens and the central point for visitors for sightseeing in the Greek capital

Top Spots for Sightseeing Around Syntagma Square in Athens

Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state.

Hellenic Parliament Honors the Greek War of Independence

The Hellenic Parliament is honoring the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence with two new commemorative events.

Greek Parliament Launches Probe into Former Minister Nikos Pappas

The Greek Parliament voted to create a special committee to investigate allegations of foul play by former SYRIZA minister Nikos Pappas.

Greek Parliament Honors Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis

The Greek Parliament was illuminated on Tuesday evening to honor the 25th centennial of the Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis. A logo saying ‘Thermopylae and Salamis- 2020’ was illuminated on the facade of the historical building at Syntagma Square. The Battles...

Greek Parliament Approves Stricter Asylum Law

Greek MPs in the early hours of Friday approved a government bill aimed at easing pressure on the Aegean islands by speeding up asylum procedures and returns of migrants to Turkey, despite warnings by rights organizations describing it as...

Proposal for Inquiry on Ex-Minister Papangelopoulos Submitted to Parliament

Speaker of the House Constantinos Tasoulas announced on Thursday morning that thirty MPs from the governing New Democracy (ND) Party had submitted a proposal to initiate procedures for a special Parliamentary investigative committee against the former Deputy Minister of...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Admits is Unhappy with Gender Composition of His Cabinet

Greece's Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, admitted that he is unhappy with the small number of women in Cabinet, during a BBC interview on Thursday. With a Cabinet of 22 people consisting of only two women, Mitsotakis claims that he wants...

Greek Parliament to Open Confidence Vote Debate on Wednesday

Following a meeting between the Speakers of the House in the Greek Parliament, the debate regarding a confidence vote in the government will begin on Wednesday. It was also announced on Monday that the final vote will be held...