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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...

Greek Socialist Leader Fofi Gennimata Dies at 57

Greek socialist leader Fofi Gennimata died on Monday at an Athens hospital at 57. She had been diagnosed with a relapse of her cancer earlier in October. On October 11 she was admitted to Athens’ Evangelismos Hospital with an intestinal...

Greek Socialist Leader Hospitalized, Withdraws from Leadership Race

Fofi Gennimata, the leader of the socialist party PASOK and the center-left coalition Movement for Change announced on Tuesday she is withdrawing from the race to elect a new leader for the party in December after she was hospitalized. Gennimata...

Former Greek Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos Dies at 82

Former Greek Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who was convicted on charges of corruption in 2013, passed away in Athens on Friday. He was 82. He died of sudden cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Athens, where he was being treated...