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Greek Election Results in Real Time: Infographic

  Click on the info-graphic below to see the updated results for the Greek election as they are published in real time by Greece's Ministry of Interior.

New Democracy-SYRIZA Political Clash Due to Bribing Accusations

The New Democracy and SYRIZA political quarrel has grown particularly intense amid the most critical juncture in Greece's economic recovery in recent memory, as discussions about the sustainability of the country's debt are ongoing. Comments made by SYRIZA spokesman Panos...

An Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Greece

Greek-Canadian social entrepreneur Andreas Souvaliotis pens an open letter to Prime Minister of Greece after a Greek MP wrote a homophobic Twit to the Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel.

Amphipolis Tomb: All Circus, No Bread at Greece's Newly Found "Archaeological Disneyland"

It was Christmas of 1977 when Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos announced the discovery of the royal tomb of King Philip of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great in Vergina. Inside the tomb that no modern man had stepped foot before,...

Troika Satisfied with Layoff Targets

The Troika of Greece's international creditors completed their meeting with Minister of Administrative Reform Kyriakos Mitsotakis. “Significant progress has been made and this has also been acknowledged by our creditors,” sources from the Ministry stated after the meeting. The Ministry’s...

Rehhagel Left Greece With Political Lesson

The 74-year-old former football manager who coached Greece to its stunning victory in the 2004 European Championships, Otto Rehhagel has returned to Germany where he faced criticism for comments about his country's role in imposing harsh austerity measures on...

German Deputy Labour Minister Assigned Deputy Minister for Greece

Hans-Joachim Fuchtel was appointed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel as Deputy Minister for promoting and monitoring programmes to be financed by EU funds, which have not been disbursed by Greece. According to daily Ta Nea, Fuchtel will represent the “Greek-German Representative Assembly”...

Dr. Stassinopoulou of University of Vienna Says “Economics Supersedes Politics”

The Greek Professor of Byzantine and Neohellenic Studies at the University of Vienna, Mrs. Maria A. Stassinopoulou, gave a long interview to Austrian newspaper “Der Standard” commenting on recent developments in Greece. “Greece is a characteristic example of economics superseding politics....

Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs in Israel

The Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs is visiting Israel where she will meet with the President and the Prime Minister of the country as well as with the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs. According to the announcement of the ministry,...