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DIMAR Leader Kouvelis Meets President Papoulias

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias received Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis earlier today, for the last of a series of meetings he held with political leaders that began yesterday with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and main...

President Papoulias to SYRIZA Leader: Greece Needs Consensus of Political Forces

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias received main opposition SYRIZA President Alexis Tsipras earlier today, in the first of a series of scheduled meetings with political leaders. During the meeting, the President asked Mr. Tsipras for a "minimum...

PM Samaras to President Papoulias: No Early Elections

Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, was received by President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, only a few hours after he received main opposition SYRIZA President, Alexis Tsipras, at the second of a series of scheduled meetings to be held...

The Air Force Captain That Touched Greek Hearts

Sotiris Stralis, a Hellenic Air Force captain, moved all of Greece with a message he delivered to President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias during the October 28 national parade in Thessaloniki. During an air show yesterday at the northern Greek...

Greek President: The Crisis Will Not Defeat Us

  Confident that Greece will soon overcome the ongoing crisis and that its people are still united, appeared Greek President Karolos Papoulias from Thessaloniki where he earlier attended the military parade for the national day of October 28. “It was an excellent...

Greek President Papoulias in Thessaloniki

Greek President Karolos Papoulias will arrive on Monday afternoon in Thessaloniki, Greece, to attend the celebrations of the October 28 national holiday (Ohi Day). Papoulias is expected to meet with Macedonia-Thrace Minister Giorgos Orfanos on Monday at 6:40 p.m. On Tuesday...

President Papoulias' Message to Cyprus: Greek People Support You

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias characterized illegal and provocative the Turkish government's decision to send seismic vessel "Barbaros" inside Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to carry out surveys for natural gas resources until the end of December, escorted...

Greek PM Meets with Austrian President in Athens

Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer met with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras earlier today. The meeting lasted roughly one hour and covered a range of issues. According to government sources, Samaras and Fischer discussed in good climate, mainly about economic issues, with...

Woman Honored for Tending to Greece's Second World War Graves

For 74 years, Hermione Prigkou has carried out her duty with dedication and diligence, tending to the graves of Greek victims of the Second World War. Prigkou, from Himara in northern Greece, began taking care of the graves during the Second World...

New Ambassador of Israel Presents Credentials to Greek President Papoulias

Israel's new ambassador to Greece, Irit Ben-Abba, presented her credentials to President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias on Tuesday, October 7. Ben-Abba, a highly experienced diplomat, joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1983 after completing her military service and university studies....