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Who is Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, the Likely First Female President of Greece?

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised address on Wednesday evening that Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, the first female president of the Council of State, will be his party's candidate for the post of the President of the Hellenic Republic, the...

Greek PM Proposes a Female Judge as the Next President of Hellenic Republic

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised message on Wednesday evening that his ruling New Democracy party will propose Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou as a candidate for the position of President of the Republic. PM Mitsotakis announced the candidate following...

Who Will Be the Next Greek President?

A media fever has reigned in the past few weeks in Greece over the choice of who may be proposed as President of the Hellenic Republic, although the official announcement of the proposed candidate is several days away. Analysts and reporters...

Tom Hanks Becomes a Citizen of Greece

 Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, on Friday signed the official papers marking the honorary naturalization of the famous American actor and philhellene, Tom Hanks. The veteran Hollywood star is married to Rita Wilson, who is of Greek descent on...

President Pavlopoulos Calls on Britain to Return ''Stolen Parthenon Sculptures''

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos asked for the return of the "stolen Parthenon sculptures" from the British Museum during his speech at Tsinghua University of China on Wednesday. Pavlopoulos, speaking at the headquarters of the Classical and Modern...

President Pavlopoulos from Lebanon: ''Europe Hasn't Assumed its Obligations in the Mideast''

The President of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos met with his counterpart, General Michel Aoun in Beirut on Thursday as part of his two-day official visit to Lebanon. "Our great European family has not assumed the part of its responsibilities, based on its...

Merkel Accepts German Responsibility for Nazi Crimes in Greece

Angela Merkel recognized Germany's responsibility for WW II war crimes committed by the Nazis in Greece during her meeting with the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday. Following her laying a wreath at the Unknown Soldier's Monument at Syntagma square,...

Greek President Warns FYROM Over Prespa Agreement

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of Greece, visited the European Union Commission's Headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday afternoon and spoke with the Greek employees of the Commission. He remarked to them that Greece is not willing to accept "any arbitrary interpretations" of the...

Greek State Asks MPs to Return January Salary

The Greek State has asked Members of Parliament to return the January 2015 salary that they received in advance on December 27, 2014. The total amount that has been paid in advance must be returned within ten days and it...

PM Samaras to President Papoulias: No Early Elections

Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, was received by President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, only a few hours after he received main opposition SYRIZA President, Alexis Tsipras, at the second of a series of scheduled meetings to be held...