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Clashes Follow Street Murder in Greece

Greek riot police battled into the night of Sept. 18 with protesters angry over the murder earlier in the day of an anti-fascist who was stabbed to death, police said, by a man who is a member of the...

Greek President Visits Poland, Talks Economic Cooperation

Greek president Karolos Papoulias visited Poland on Monday and met with his Polish counterpart Bronisław Komorowski. The presidents signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation in the field of culture, education, science, sports, youth and mass media. “Bilateral relations are...

Greek President Karolos Papoulias Meets With Serbian Officials

Greek President Karolos Papoulias will meet with Serbian officials in Belgrade on Tuesday. Papoulias will meet with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Prime Minister Ivica Dacic, Parliament Speaker Nebojsa Stefanovic and Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej, said the Greek embassy. An official...

Papoulias Says Greece Can Solve Debt Crisis

Greek President Karolos Papoulias said on Oct. 28 - Oxi Day - that he believes the debt-ridden country will overcome the current economic crisis which threatens it with chaotic default, although he didn't say how, and as the economy...

Court Rejects Karadzic Subpoena of Greek President

The UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court has rejected a call by Bosnian Serb former leader Radovan Karadzic to subpoena Greek President Carolos Papoulias to testify at his genocide trial. “The requirements for the issuance of a subpoena have not been...

Greek President's Salary Halved, Expenses Eliminated

The Greek President's salary is about to be halved under an amendment put forth in the Parliament, although it is moot for the current office holder, Karolos Papoulias, who has waived the monthly salary of 23,122 euros, some $30,351,...

Coalition Talks Collapse, Greece Going for Elections in June

ATHENS - A last-ditch effort to set up a coalition government in the wake of stalemated May 6 elections and stave off a possible exit from the Eurozone has failed, setting up new elections next month - likely June...

Panos Kammenos Denies Sending Document to President

Panos Kammenos, the head of the Independent Greeks party - which came fourth in the May 6 polls - denied on Tuesday that he had sent a proposal to the Greek president on Monday outlining his position on the...

Papoulias in Last-Ditch Coalition Effort

Greek President Karolos Papoulias has called the leaders of Greece’s political parties to meetings on Sunday, in a last-ditch effort to broker a deal for a coalition government. "The president will summon party leaders in a bid to form a...

ADL Urges Greek President Not to Appoint Minister From Neo-Nazi Party

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed alarm that Greece’s neo-Nazi party garnered enough votes in this week’s election to earn seats in Parliament, and urged the president of Greece to refuse to appoint any neo-Nazi party members to the cabinet. The...