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PM Mitsotakis: Greece will Ask NATO to Condemn Turkey over International Law Violations

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday said that he will ask NATO to condemn Turkey at the NATO summit on December 3-4 in London. Greece will not tolerate any Turkish provocation without responding, the prime minister and New Democracy...

Greek PM: Those Challenging our Sovereign Rights will have to Face Greece and our European Allies

"Anyone rushing to doubt - by institutionally baseless means - Greece's sovereign rights should know that they will have to face Greece and its European allies as well," Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday. In addressing New Democracy's...

Greece Scraps Reinstatement of Blasphemy Law Following Public Outcry

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced on Tuesday that the government is now withdrawing its decision to reintroduce the criminalization of blasphemy in Greece. Following a public outcry and a massive wave of ridicule across social media, the Greek...

Pavlos Bakoyannis, The Politician Assassinated by "November 17" Terrorists 30 Years Ago Today

It was September 26, 1989 when former publisher and New Democracy MP Pavlos Bakoyannis was assassinated by three members of the November 17 terrorist group outside his office in downtown Athens. It was a dastardly crime which shook Greece's political world...

Fresh Accusations Emerge Against Ex-Minister Papangelopoulos in Novartis Case

Greece's former corruption prosecutor Eleni Raikou accused former deputy Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Monday of intervening in her work while she was a prosecutor. Back in 2017, Raikou was the first-ever official to accuse Papangelopoulos of trying to interfere in...

Mitsotakis Announces Tax Cuts for 2020 and Absentee Ballot for Expats From Thessaloniki

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday evening that Greek expatriates will obtain the right to vote in Greece's elections using absentee ballots, during the official inauguration of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). PM Mitsotakis presented what he...

US Secretary of Commerce Meets Greek PM to Discuss Investment

The many investment opportunities offered by Greece and efforts to achieve closer cooperation between Greece and the US in the trade sector dominated a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at Maximos...

Historic New Democracy Office Building to Become Luxury Hotel

The historic building in the heart of Athens which housed the headquarters of New Democracy for many years will now be turned into a luxury hotel. The iconic building, located at Rigillis Street number 18, only a block away from...

Mitsotakis Government Wins Confidence Vote in Parliament

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a vote of confidence in Parliament on Monday night, two weeks after the national elections which were held on July 7. Mitsotakis' government received 158 votes from a total of 300 cast, allowing it...

Prominent Member of Diaspora Appointed Minister for Greek Expatriates

Greece's new Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, on Monday appointed Antonis H. Diamataris, the publisher-editor of 'The National Herald' as the Deputy Minister for Expatriate Greeks. Since 1979, Diamataris is the publisher-editor of the 'Ethnikos Kyrix' - the oldest Greek-language newspaper...