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Greek Ministers Accused of Flouting Covid Rules

One more incident of a Greek minister apparently flouting the country's coronavirus guidelines was recorded on Tuesday, as Civil Protection Deputy Minister for Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias was filmed kissing the hand of a priest without wearing a mask. The...

Defiant Tsipras Goes Ahead with Appointing Top Judges, Despite Outcry

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras announced to his cabinet on Friday afternoon that his government will go ahead with its decision to appoint Greece's new top judges, despite calls from experts and the opposition to wait until the new government...

First Greece-North Macedonia Ministerial Meeting Takes Place in Athens

The first meeting of the Special Inter-ministerial committee of Greece and North Macedonia took place in Athens on Monday. Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou opened the discussions by saying that "our aim is to add flesh and bones to...

First Greek-Palestinian Ministerial Meetings Held in Athens

The first-ever joint Greece-Palestine ministerial committee held its first meeting on Tuesday in Athens. The committee's work was aimed at strengthening cooperation between the two countries, especially in the areas of energy, culture and the economy, with particular emphasis being...

Greece, Bulgaria, FYROM, Albania Meeting Kicks Off in Thessaloniki

The Foreign and Development Ministers of Greece, Albania, Bulgaria and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will open a two-day meeting in the city of Thessaloniki on Thursday evening to discuss cross-border collaboration in the area. Greece's Alternate Foreign...

Greece's Tsipras Calls for Unity After 'Macedonia' Rift

Greece's Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, addressed a meeting of his cabinet ministers on Tuesday in the Greek capital. Among other things, Tsipras called all of his ministers, both from SYRIZA and Independent Greeks (ANEL) party, to pledge that they have...

Greek Government Reshuffle Announced: Meet the New Ministers

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had announced a government reshuffle for quite some time, however, speculation mounted on Friday with the long-awaited shake-up expected all day. The announcement was finally made at 10 p.m. on Friday by Olga Gerovasili. The...