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We Won't Let Fear Win, President Sakellaropoulou Declares in Rare Address to the Nation

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou made her first address to the nation on Tuesday afternoon, on the occasion of the celebration of the country's 199th anniversary of the Greek War of Independence, as well as the situation regarding...

Coronavirus Outbreak: China Offers 50,000 Masks to Greece

The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China Zhang Qiyue offered 50,000 medical masks to Greece on behalf of the people of China on Wednesday morning. Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias went to the Chinese Embassy in Athens to receive...

World Leaders Congratulate New Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou

Leaders from around the world have been sending congratulatory letters and messages to the new President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, over the last few days. In his letter to President Sakellaropoulou, US President Donald Trump said ''Relations between...

Former Speaker of the House Filippos Petsalnikos Dies at 70

One of Greece's most prominent politicians and former Speaker of the House, Filippos Petsalnikos died on Friday at the age of 70. There is still no official information about the reason for his death, but he had reportedly been facing...

Ex-Premier Tsipras Slams Turkey's Erdogan, Declares Greeks Are United as One

Following the escalation of Turkish provocations on Wednesday, Greece's main Opposition SYRIZA party and its leader, Alexis Tsipras, issued two separate statements with stark warnings against Ankara and its behavior. ''The latest incidents constitute an unprecedented and dangerous escalation,'' Tsipras...

Austrian Leader ''Grateful'' for Greece's Efforts to Protect European Borders

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said from Vienna on Tuesday that he is grateful for the Greek government's continued efforts to protect the European border. The remarks were made during the joint press conference given by Kurz and Greek Premier Kyriakos...

Bulgaria Reacts to Potential New Migrant Camp in Northern Greek Region of Serres

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Krasimir Karakachanov posted a status on his Facebook profile on Monday afternoon expressing serious reservations about the prospect of a new migrant detention center being established in the Greek region of Serres. ''Accommodation of illegal migrants near...

Greece and Europe Can't Be Blackmailed, Says PM Mitsotakis from Berlin

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed economic issues and the emerging migration crisis at Greece's eastern borders while addressing the German-Hellenic Economic Forum in Berlin on Monday, where he met with his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. PM Mitsotakis stressed repeatedly...

New Greek Ambassador Presents His Credentials in Canberra

George Papacostas, Greece's new Ambassador to Australia, presented his credentials on Wednesday in Canberra, the capital of the country. Papacostas met formally with David Hurley, the Governor-General of Australia, in a  ceremony at Government House. Greece's new representative to Australia is...

Varoufakis To Publish Notorious Eurogroup Recordings from Turbulent 2015 Meetings

Greek Speaker of the House Constantine Tassoulas rebuked MeRA25 leader and ex-Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Friday for handing an envelope over to him containing a USB of the conversations he had secretly recorded while attending a Eurogroup discussion...