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Greek Minister Apologizes for Auschwitz Remark

A newly appointed Greek minister apologized to the Jewish community for a remark he made in 2009 about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Thanos Plevris, a lawyer, who became Minister for Health after Tuesday's cabinet reshuffle said on Wednesday that the...

Government, Opposition Clash over Bill to Curb Demonstrations in Greece

As the vote for the bill to regulate demonstrations is about to go up for a vote in the Greek Parliament Thursday, there continue to be fierce reactions from the opposition, unions and other sectors of society. Greece's public sector employees...

Wide Consensus Foreseen as Opposition Parties Support First Female Greek President

It was announced on Thursday that the first Parliamentary vote to elect the next Greek President will take place on Wednesday, January 22. According to the recently-amended Greek Constitution, the first vote requires a 2/3 majority for a candidate to...

Greek PM Proposes a Female Judge as the Next President of Hellenic Republic

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised message on Wednesday evening that his ruling New Democracy party will propose Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou as a candidate for the position of President of the Republic. PM Mitsotakis announced the candidate following...

Who Will Be the Next Greek President?

A media fever has reigned in the past few weeks in Greece over the choice of who may be proposed as President of the Hellenic Republic, although the official announcement of the proposed candidate is several days away. Analysts and reporters...