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Former Greek PM Papandreou to Receive 2017 Distinguished Leadership Award

Former Prime Minister George Papandreou (2009-2011), still a controversial political figure in Greece, will be honored with the International Leadership Association (ILA) Distinguished Leadership Award. The award ceremony is scheduled on October 13 in Brussels, Belgium at ILA's global...

Greek PM Tsipras: 'We Need a New Vision for Europe'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that Europe is facing a deep political crisis, created by harsh austerity and a piecemeal approach to the migration problem. Speaking after the European Council attended by leaders of the 27 EU member...

Greek PM to Unveil Strategy for Equitable Growth on Thursday

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a government meeting with his close aides to discuss the government's planning for equitable growth in the aftermath of concluding the Greek program review. The new plan will be unveiled at an event at...

Meeting Between Tsipras-Davutoglu Concluded

The meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was completed on Thursday. Tsipras underlined the importance of cooperation between Greece and Turkey on the handling of refugees flows. On his side, Davutoglu agreed on the...

EU Commissioners Optimistic Over Greece's Next Day

European Union Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, stated today that Greece's growth rates gives hopes for the country's future: "We will have a first discussion in the Eurogroup on Thursday, while decisions will be taken on...

DIMAR Leader Kouvelis Meets President Papoulias

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias received Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis earlier today, for the last of a series of meetings he held with political leaders that began yesterday with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and main...

President Papoulias to SYRIZA Leader: Greece Needs Consensus of Political Forces

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias received main opposition SYRIZA President Alexis Tsipras earlier today, in the first of a series of scheduled meetings with political leaders. During the meeting, the President asked Mr. Tsipras for a "minimum...

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...

Dendias to Replace Avramopoulos in Ministry of National Defense

Nikos Dendias is going to be the new National Defense Minister, replacing Dimitris Avramopoulos who will assume his duties at the European Commission this coming Monday, November 3. Mr. Dendias was previously appointed to the Ministry of Growth, and...

Hardouvelis – Schaeuble: We Should Find a Common Solution for Greece's Next Day

An hour-long meeting was held earlier today between Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis and his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble, on the sidelines of the OECD World Forum held in Berlin. The two Ministers, amongst other, focused on the upcoming review...