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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...

Greece's Creditors say No Changes in Bailout Program Terms for New PM

Greece’s creditors have said no to calls from the country’s new conservative government to ease harsh budget conditions agreed as part of its rescue program, AP reports. New Democracy leader and Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected after...

New Cabinet in Greece Sworn in by Archbishop Ieronymos

The members of the new cabinet in Greece were sworn in by the Archbishop of Athens and All of Greece Ieronymos at the Presidential Mansion at noon on Tuesday. The ceremony took place in front of the President of the...

Greece-US Relations to Remain Solid Assures US Ambassador to Athens

(This is a translation of an opinion piece written by Michail Ignatiou in the Hellas Journal) The United States Ambassador to Athens is, without a doubt, a controversial diplomat. He is perhaps one of the few who makes statements on...

How Greece's Political Landscape Changes After the Election

July 8, 2019 finds Greece turning the page, as the political landscape changed radically after the results of Sunday's election. Greece leaves four and a half years of leftist rule behind. The Alexis Tsipras government promised change and the end...

Final Results of General Election in Greece Released

Greece's Ministry of the Interior issued the final results of the national election in Greece and the number of seats each party has in the new Parliament: New Democracy: 39.85 percent, 158 seats Syriza: 31.53 percent, 86 seats Movement of Change: 8.10...

Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Hands Over to Mitsotakis

Outgoing premier Alexis Tsipras on Monday handed over power to his successor Kyriakos Mitsotakis who swept to a landslide victory in Sunday's general elections. Speaking earlier outside the presidential Mansion where he was sworn-in, Mitsotakis told journalists the Greek people...

The End of Populism in Greece? Foreign Media Hail Political Change

The international press hailed the victory of New Democracy and Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday's national election in Greece. CNN says that the outcome signals a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream politics. The vote...