Kostas Tasoulas

Greek Government Makes Changes to Greece's Military Leadership

New Democracy’s coordinator for national defence Kostas Tasoulas claimed in an announcement he made on Thursday that the Greek government hastily made changes to the country's military leadership. "The Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defence decided, without convening its members, but through...

Greek Govt Ministers Preparing for Upcoming Greco-Turkish Cooperation Council [Video]

Under the presidency of Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu, the third Supreme Council of Greek–Turkish Cooperation will meet on December 5 and 6 in Athens and government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos asked the...

Integral Skeleton Found in Amphipolis Tomb

The new discovery of a grave made of limestone allegedly containing a wooden coffin with an integral human skeleton inside the Kasta Hill tomb in Amphipolis, Greece, brings archaeologists closer to solving the mystery of the person buried in...

Alamuddin-Clooney Concludes Greece Visit on Positive Note

This afternoon, Amal Alamuddin-Clooney leaves Greece following a three-day visit to Athens in which she counseled the Greek government on the proper legal route for reclaiming the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum. The 36-year-old lawyer – along with cultural heritage...

Alamuddin Meets With Greek Culture Minister

Following her meeting with Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas, famous human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin-Clooney visited Varoulko restaurant at the Mikrolimano seafront in Piraeus, to taste amazing dishes prepared by top Greek chef Lefteris Lazarou. Alamuddin and two other British lawyers arrived...

Amal Alamuddin as the Deus Ex Machina

It seems that the spirit of ancient Greece has come to the rescue of suffering, debt-stricken, contemporary Greece. How else can one explain that soon after one of the world's largest archaeological discoveries in Amphipolis, a group of prominent English lawyers...

Discoveries at Antikythera Shipwreck to be Announced

Although the scientific expedition exploring the ancient Antikythera shipwreck was launched on September 15, the discoveries have yet to be announced. Greek newspaper "Ta Nea," citing claims by the chairman of the "Aikaterini Laskaridis" foundation and one of the mission's sponsors, Panos Laskaridis,...

Italian Gov’t to Return 80 Ancient Coins to Greece

The Italian Culture Ministry will return a total of 80 ancient coins to the Greek government in a ceremony that will take place on the sidelines of the informal EU Culture Ministry Summit in Turin on September 23 and 24,...

Greek Culture Ministry Releases Caryatids' Full Body Photographs

New revelations regarding the ancient tomb of Amphipolis have everyone on the edge of their seats. The Greek Culture Ministry has finally released full-body photographs of the two caryatids “guarding” the tomb. After removing three rows of limestone which had been used...

New Museum of Pella Hosts Wealth of Macedonian Empire

The Archaeological Museum of Pella was inaugurated on September 5 by Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas with the exhibit "Macedonian Treasures" that will run until September 30, 2015. The exhibition showcases valuable artifacts from excavations in the area, including royal...