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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...

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...

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...

Hundreds of Thousands Vote for the New Leader of Greek Center-Left

More than a quarter of a million Greeks voted on Sunday in the first round of the elections for the new leader of the center-left Movement for Change party (KINAL). The elections took place after the death from the cancer...

Greece in Mourning as Fofi Gennimata Laid to Rest

Fofi Gennimata was laid to rest with full state honors Wednesday with the City of Athens covering the cost of the funeral in honor of her contributions to Greece. Crowds who lined the street as the funeral cortege made its...

Greece Suspends Parliament, Declares Day of Mourning for Fofi Gennimata

The Greek Parliament has decided to suspend its workings for a week on Monday following the death of socialist leader Fofi Gennimata earlier in the day. It was the “smallest tribute” the House can pay to the president of center-left...