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Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis Remembers His Politician Father, Murdered 31 Years Ago

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis posted a picture on social media with his father, Pavlos, who was murdered 31 years ago today by the November 17 terrorist group. "You may have flew away thirty-one years ago, but every day I touch...

Greek Cleaner Praised for Her Honesty after Returning Bag Containing 19,000 Euros

A cleaner working for the municipality of Athens found a bag containing 19,000 euros and turned it over to the police, Athens mayor Kostas Bakoyannis revealed in a social media post late Wednesday. The owner of the bag was found...

New Face of Athens' Omonoia Square Ready to be Unveiled

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis posted a panoramic view photo on Facebook on Thursday showing the new visage of the city's historic Omonoia Square, which is almost ready to be presented to Athenians. The popular fountain that had once been the hallmark...

Pavlos Bakoyannis, The Politician Assassinated by "November 17" Terrorists 30 Years Ago Today

It was September 26, 1989 when former publisher and New Democracy MP Pavlos Bakoyannis was assassinated by three members of the November 17 terrorist group outside his office in downtown Athens. It was a dastardly crime which shook Greece's political world...

New Mayor of Athens in Paris to Observe City's Sanitation Techniques

Kostas Bakoyannis, the new mayor of Athens, took a lightning-quick visit to Paris on Monday, just one day after he was sworn in, to see how the French capital handles sanitation and rubbish collection, the City of Athens announced...

New Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis Sworn in at Plato's Academy

The mayor-elect of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, was sworn into office on Sunday evening at Plato's Academy in Athens. The new mayor of the Greek capital decided to hold the official ceremony in this open space as an important symbolic gesture. He chose the...

Final Results of Greece's Second Round of Local Elections Revealed

The final, official results from Sunday's second round of local elections in the largest cities and regions in Greece were announced on Monday morning. Here is a breakdown of the winning parties and candidates in the major city and...

Kostas Bakoyannis Elected New Mayor of Athens

Kostas Bakoyannis, the candidate officially supported by Greek opposition party New Democracy, won the race to become Athens' new mayor in the second round of the local and regional elections which took place on Sunday. According to preliminary results and...

Kostas Bakoyannis Wins First Round of Municipal Elections for Athens

According to official results published on Sunday night, Kostas Bakoyannis has a clear lead in the race for Athens' mayoral office. With almost all votes counted, the New Democracy-backed candidate received 42.6 percent of the vote and is a clear...