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Greek President Visits Kastellorizo on the 77th Anniversary of its Liberation

President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Sunday accused Turkey of undermining good neighborly relations during her visit to the Greek island of Kastellorizo to mark the 77th anniversary of its liberation. "We are going through a difficult and dangerous...

Historic City of Ioannina Celebrates Anniversary of Ottoman Liberation

February 21 marks the day in 1913 when the historic city of Ioannina, the capital of Epirus in north-western Greece, was liberated from the Ottoman troops. The city, which endured centuries of Ottoman rule until 1913, celebrates the union with...

Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation Day; President, PM Among Attendees

With a glorious doxology at the church of Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki celebrated its 107th anniversary since the city's liberation from the Ottoman Turks and the feast day of her patron Saint, Demetrios. The liturgy was attended by the President of...

Athens Marks Liberation from the Nazis With Ceremony on the Acropolis

In a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary since Athens was liberated from German occupation on October 12, 1944, the Greek flag was raised on the Acropolis on Saturday. The event was addressed by the government's VIce President, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, and...

Thessaloniki Celebrates 104th Liberation Anniversary

The First Balkan War in 1912, found Greece and allies Bulgaria and Serbia close to defeating the faltering Ottoman Empire in the Macedonia region. The Greek army was marching from victory to victory in Western Macedonia. However, serious disputes between...

Michaloliakos' Custody Tops Global Headlines

A court decision to remand Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos in custody has topped the headlines of the foreign media. In Britain, the Guardian goes under the title "Golden Dawn leader jailed pending trial after Athens hearing," while BBC’s main...

Libération Says Papandreou is Posing the Only Legitimate Question

Although the French Press up until now have expressed negative opinions about Greek PM's referendum decision, the director of the daily Libération Nicola Demorand thanks Greece for this decision, stating: "One must be thankful to the Greeks, the avant-garde of...