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Greece in Mourning as Fofi Gennimata Laid to Rest

Fofi Gennimata was laid to rest with full state honors Wednesday with the City of Athens covering the cost of the funeral in honor of her contributions to Greece. Crowds who lined the street as the funeral cortege made its...

Greece Suspends Parliament, Declares Day of Mourning for Fofi Gennimata

The Greek Parliament has decided to suspend its workings for a week on Monday following the death of socialist leader Fofi Gennimata earlier in the day. It was the “smallest tribute” the House can pay to the president of center-left...

Greek Socialist Leader Fofi Gennimata Dies at 57

Greek socialist leader Fofi Gennimata died on Monday at an Athens hospital at 57. She had been diagnosed with a relapse of her cancer earlier in October. On October 11 she was admitted to Athens’ Evangelismos Hospital with an intestinal...

Former Greek PM George Papandreou Hopes for Political Come Back

Former Greek prime minister George Papandreou announced on Wednesday he is joining the race to lead the center-left Movement for Change party (KINAL). In a televised address Papandreou said that that progressive political forces need to grow again. “We need a...

Greece Sells Majority Stake of Public Power Corporation

Greece's Public Power Corporation (PPC) is expected to complete a share capital increase plan worth around 750 million euros by early November, following a decision reached by its board on Thursday. The process is set to bring the state’s share...

Wide Consensus Foreseen as Opposition Parties Support First Female Greek President

It was announced on Thursday that the first Parliamentary vote to elect the next Greek President will take place on Wednesday, January 22. According to the recently-amended Greek Constitution, the first vote requires a 2/3 majority for a candidate to...

PASOK Conference Concludes Works; Gennimata Remains President

The two-day works of the conference of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement - PASOK party were concluded on Sunday afternoon in Athens, Greece. The historic center-left party, that governed Greece for more than 25 years since its foundation in 1974, held...

Greek PM Mitsotakis to Meet With Opposition Leaders Ahead of Crucial Diaspora Vote Bill

The office of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has contacted the leaders of each parliamentary party in order to arrange face-to-face meetings this week to discuss the specifics of the upcoming bill regarding the Greek Diaspora vote. The Greek government has...

How Greece's Political Landscape Changes After the Election

July 8, 2019 finds Greece turning the page, as the political landscape changed radically after the results of Sunday's election. Greece leaves four and a half years of leftist rule behind. The Alexis Tsipras government promised change and the end...

Greece's Former Deputy PM Venizelos Resigns from Center-Left KINAL Party

Former Deputy Prime Minister and prominent minister in successive Greek governments Evangelos Venizelos announced on Saturday that he will not run as candidate with the social-democrat ''Movement for Change'' (KINAL) party in the national elections of July 7. With a...