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Greek PM: General Elections on January 25

Greek PM Antonis Samaras announced on Monday that general elections will be held on Jan. 25, at an official press statement after parliament failed to elect Dimas as president. The people will not allow its sacrifices to be wasted, Greece...

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...

Former Greek PM Mitsotakis: 'The Elections Will Take Place at a Time of Disarray'

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias met with New Democracy honorary President and Former Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis. The two men discussed Greece’s current situation and Mitsotakis expressed his concern about the difficult phase the country is going through. Over the last few days, Mitsotakis...

Eurogroup Decides Two-Month Extension of Greek Program, Presidential Election on December 17

On December 17, two months ahead of schedule, will finally be held the first ballot for the election of the new President of the Hellenic Republic, government spokeswoman Sophia Voultepsi announced earlier today. According to Voultepsi's written announcement, Greek Prime...

Greek President Papoulias Visits Algeria

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias is paying an official visit to Algeria, following an invitation by his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Boudeflika. Papoulias arrived to Algiers late Saturday and on Sunday morning he visited the memorial stone of the...

Turkish PM Davutoglu in Athens Amid Heavy Security Measures

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in Athens a few minutes after 3:30 pm accompanied by nine of his cabinet's Ministers, in order to participate in the 3rd Greek-Turkish High Level Cooperation Council, to be held over two days...

Botsis Foundation Honors 17 Greek Journalists

The “Athanassios Botsis” Foundation for the Promotion of Journalism presented its prestigious annual awards to 17 Greek journalists yesterday at the Old Parliament House in downtown Athens, Greece . The ceremony was attended amongst others by the President of the Hellenic...

FinMin Hardouvelis: Greece Will Have a Safe Agreement with Creditors

His confidence that the country will achieve a "safe" agreement with its lenders if it remains calm, expressed Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis during a meeting with President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias. "In the final straight for the...

President Papoulias and Greek Govt Parties; Messages Leading to Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

In an anniversary message leading up to the Polytechnic Uprising celebrations, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, underlined the significance of the event, which is timeless, commenting that there is nothing more powerful than the passion for...

Turkish PM Davutoglu to Meet With Greek PM Samaras in Athens on December 5 and 6

In a period when the bilateral relations of Greece and Turkey have reached their lowest point due to the Turkish actions in Block 3 of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will visit Athens on December...