Poll Confirms Greek Governing Party Losing Ground After Rail Disaster
The latest poll on voting intentions in Greece suggests that while center-right New Democracy (ND) is still ahead of left-wing SYRIZA, the lead has narrowed since the rail disaster on February 28. The Marc poll for Antenna TV, which was...
Train Disaster Derails Greece’s Political Establishment
The train disaster in Greece that claimed the lives of 57 people derailed the parties of the political establishment in the country, weeks before the general elections. As public anger grows over the timeless deficiencies of Greek railways, there are...
Melina Mercouri: The Epitome of the Hellenic Spirit
Melina Mercouri is engraved in the minds of millions of Greeks. In her life she was several things: a striking woman; a stage and movie actress; a patriot; an activist; a politician; but above all — and this is what...
Qatar Corruption Scandal: European Parliament VP, Eva Kaili, Detained
Eva Kaili, a Vice-President of the European Parliament from Greece, has been placed in detention by Belgian authorities; suspected to be involved in a bribe scandal related to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. “Following the latest developments and the...
Greece’s Opposition Demands Snap Elections Over Wiretapping Scandal
Opposition parties in Greece demanded the resignation of PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and requested snap elections during a heated debate in parliament over the wiretapping scandal. Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras said that Mitsotakis not only knew about the wiretapping of...
Greece’s Spy Service Tapped 15,700 Phones: Targets Secret
Greece's phone tapping scandal is growing after a journalist revealed that the National Intelligence Service (EYP) was tracking 15,700 other devices. This came in testimony to a parliamentary committee from EYP's former chief Panagiotis Kontoleon, Reuters said. The news led...
Greece Probes Phone-Tapping Allegation by Opposition Leader
Greece is probing allegations of phone-tapping by socialist leader Nikos Androulakis, who, earlier in the week, reported an attempt to compromise his mobile phone using Predator spyware. An extraordinary meeting of the Parliament’s Institutions and Transparency Committee will be convened...
Greece Joined NATO 70 Years Ago, on Febuary 18, 1952
It was on this day in 1952 that Greece joined NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), establishing its place in the West
Former Greek President Karolos Papoulias Dies at 92
Former President of Greece Karolos Papoulias died on Sunday 26 December at the age of 92. Papoulias, who was also foreign minister in 1985-89 and 1993-96, was a high-ranking member of socialist PASOK party and a close associate of its...
Nikos Androulakis Elected New Leader of Greece’s Center-Left
Member of European Parliament Nikos Androulakis won the elections held on Sunday in Greece to become the new leader of the center-left Movement for Change (KINAL). Andoulakis faced former Prime Minister George Papandreou in the second round of the elections...