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Cypriot President Anastasiades and Greek Counterpart Pavlopoulos to Meet in Nicosia

The newly elected President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades will soon meet in Nicosia, the Cypriot Presidency revealed in a written statement issued after a telephone conversation between the two leaders. The statement explained that...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos Sworn In as the Seventh President of the Hellenic Republic

Newly elected President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos was sworn in earlier today at a ceremony in the country’s Parliament, amid heavy rain. The new Greek President took the traditional oath administered by Archbishop Ieronymos. Pavlopoulos, who is Greece...

The Five Absences from the Presidential Ballot and Mitsotakis' Statement that 'Froze' New Democracy

With a total of 233 votes the Greek Parliament elected Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the seventh President of the Hellenic Republic. Pavlopoulos was elected with the votes of coalition partners SYRIZA and Independent Greeks (ANEL) as well as the support of his party,...

First Greek Presidential Ballot Results Elect Prokopis Pavlopoulos

With a positive result on the election of a new Greek President concluded the first round of voting by the Greek Parliament a few minutes earlier. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the candidate nominated by the ruling SYRIZA party and Prime Minister Alexis...

Greek PM Tsipras to Meet with President of the Republic on Wednesday

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias at the Presidential Mansion on Wednesday at noon, the Athens-Macedonian news agency reported on Tuesday. On Tuesday, the Greek premier briefed Mr. Papoulias, The River...

Greek Singer Alekos Kitsakis Passes Away at 81

Famous Greek singer Alekos Kitsakis passed away today, February 2, at the age of 81, while he was hospitalized at the University Hospital of Ioannina, northern Greece. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, February 4, in Ioannina. In 2005, Kitsakis...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos Govt Candidate for the Greek Presidency?

The European Commissioner for Immigration, Citizenship and Internal Affairs, and New Democracy (ND) member, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is rumored to be the SYRIZA-led coalition government nominee for the upcoming Presidential election in Greece. According to Greek newspaper "To Vima," the first...

Greece's New Govt Sworn-in With Both Religious and Civil Ceremonies

The members of the new Greek cabinet were sworn-in earlier today in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, at the Presidential Palace in downtown Athens, Greece . The new cabinet consists of 40 Ministers, Deputy Ministers...

Greek President Sends Message to French Counterpart on Paris Terrorist Attack

Greek President Karolos Papoulias sent a condolence message to his French counterpart Francois Hollande in response to the deadly terrorist attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Similar messages condemning the bloody attack were also sent yesterday by Greek Prime Minister Antonis...

Greek President Papoulias to PM Samaras: The Big Moment has Arrived [Video]

The Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, received the outgoing President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, at his office earlier today in order to agree on the current Parliament's dissolution, ahead of the upcoming snap general elections, that according...