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President Pavlopoulos: Greece's Path Lies Through Europe

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos underlined on Sunday that Greece's place is in Europe, in statements after visiting the home of late Greek statesman and former Greek President Constantine Karamanlis in Serres, northern Greece. "Our path is within...

Greek President: We Stay Loyal to Our Principles and Values

“We stay loyal to our principles and values and we do not lower the flag," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday after the memorial service in the Garden of Heroes in the city of Messolonghi, Greece, as part...

Greek President Praises Diaspora on Greek Independence Anniversary

“The example set by our ancestors in 1821, should inspire use and guide us in perpetuity. Especially now, at this critical juncture,” said the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos in his letter to Greeks abroad, on the...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos: Who Is the New President of the Hellenic Republic?

The new President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, was elected today, February 18, by the Greek Parliament. Pavlopoulos was born in 1950 in Kalamata, Greece, where he finished his school studies. In 1968, he moved to the Greek...

A Guide to Sunday's Greek General Elections

Greek voters go to the polls on January 25 in a general election that will decide whether Europe’s most-indebted country sticks to the economic-overhaul program set out by its Troika of official creditors or tries to chart its own...

Third Round of Voting for Greek President

The Greek Parliament is voting in the third and final round in order to elect a new President of the Hellenic Republic on Monday, at 12pm. Failure to get the required 180 votes will lead to national elections. Ruling coalition candidate...

President of the Hellenic Republic Sends Message to Greek Diaspora

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, sent his annual Christmas message to Greeks abroad, wishing that 2015 will prove to be a year of national growth. He expressed his optimism that with the Greek Diaspora’s help, the...

Greece's Presidential Election: Watch Live; Updates from the Greek Parliament

At a crucial point for Greece's future the Greek parliament voted for a new Greek President, but the first round of voting did not elect Stavros Dimas as Greek President. SEE RESULTS HERE. Watch the live feed with commentary...

History of Greek Presidential Elections: Secret Talks, Shady Acts

The ballot for the President of the Hellenic Republic in the past 40 years has not always been a clean affair. Since the restoration of democracy in Greece in 1974, nominees for the presidency and election processes have been...

Greek PM: 'SYRIZA Makes Foreigners Talk Again About a Grexit'

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Thursday leveled harsh criticism against main opposition SYRIZA, while speaking to New Democracy's Parliamentary group. "SYRIZA makes foreigners talk again about a Grexit," Samaras said. "We managed to pull the country out of...