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Greece Receives First Rafale Jets from France

The first six of the 24 Rafale fighter jets bought from France in a landmark defense deal signed in January of 2021 arrived in Greece on Wednesday. The initial order was for 18 jets, but in September Athens added another...

Parthenon Marbles Fragment Returns Home to the Acropolis Museum

A fragment of the Parthenon Marbles which returned from Italy to its home at the Acropolis Museum on Monday was welcomed in a special ceremony attended by PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The symbolic and practical gesture made by the autonomous region...

Greece Grants $452 Million in Energy Financial Relief

Greece extended the financial relief offered to businesses and households due to the rising energy costs on Friday. PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the government will allocate another 400 million euros ($452 million), covering a significant part of the increases...

Greece Celebrates Epiphany Amid Coronavirus Surge

Greece and Hellenes around the world celebrated Epiphany, one of Christianity’s most important feasts, on Thursday, while employing the appropriate protection measures against the coronavirus. Greek Reporter was at the village of Limni in northern Evia where a procession through the...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Addresses “Populism’s Threat” at Biden’s Summit for Democracy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke on Thursday at American President Joe Biden's virtual event, the "Summit for Democracy." The summit included over 100 different leaders. Mitsotakis, who was introduced by EU President Ursula von der Leyen, used his time to...

Greece, Russia Emphasize Historic Ties in Mitsotakis-Putin Summit

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met Russia's President Vladimir Putin for the first time on Wednesday since assuming office in 2019. Upon his reception by the Russian president in Sochi, Mitsotakis emphasized that there was room for improvement in Greek-Russian...

Greece Hails Strategic Alliance with Israel in Jerusalem Summit

"Our relations with Israel have never been better," Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in joint statements with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem on Tuesday. The Prime Minister referred to the newly-strengthened strategic alliance...

Pope Francis: Greece Helped Humanity Expand its Horizons

Pope Francis, who began a three-day visit to Greece on Saturday, spoke warmly about the hosting nation and its contribution to humanity at a ceremony held in the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Addressing Greece's President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis,...

Greece Proposes Booster Shot for Over 60s as “Condition” for Travel

Greece proposed to the European Union on Wednesday that the Covid-19 booster shot be made "a condition of safe travel within the European Union for European citizens above 60 years old." The proposal was included in a letter sent by...

Bartholomew Marks 30 Years at Helm of Orthodox Church in Athens Visit

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew marked 30 years as the leader of the Greek Orthodoxy by visiting Greece this week where he met with the spiritual and political leadership of the country. Bartholomew’s visit comes after a high-profile visit in the United...