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IMF to Greece: Implement Agreed-Upon Cuts

The necessity of the implementation of cuts already agreed to by the Greek government, including pension cuts and the lowering of the tax-free income threshold, was reiterated by the International Monetary Fund’s spokesperson in Washington. Gerry Rice said that it...

Italian President to Attend Thessaloniki 'Oxi Day' Parade

A series of festive events commemorating Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki’s patron saint, the city's liberation from Ottoman rule, and the October 28 national holiday of "Oxi Day," will commence on Friday in Macedonia's capital Italian President Sergio Mattarella along with the...

First Four Volumes of 'Cyprus File' Presented to Tsipras, Pavlopoulos

The first four volumes of the 'Cyprus File' were delivered by the Greek Parliament to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday. The file was handed over to the two officials by Parliament speaker Nikos Voutsis. The documents...

Greece Still Seeks WWII Reparations, Pavlopoulos Tells German President

Greece still seeks reparations for its victims of World War Two and repayment for a loan it was forced to make to its Nazi occupiers, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos told his visiting German counterpart on Thursday. Reparations are "legally active and...

Greece's President Visits Fire-Stricken Town 10 Days After Disaster

President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos paid a visit to the fire-stricken areas of eastern Attica on Wednesday morning, talking with local residents and state emergency services staff on the scene. At his own request, the president carried out the...

Greek President: 44th Anniversary of Restoration of Democracy Overshadowed by Tragedy

"Today is a day of remembrance. It is the 44th anniversary of the restoration of democracy, but it is all overshadowed by the tragedy of the dead from the fire," President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on...

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos Not Visiting Australia in 2018

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will not be visiting Australia in the autumn as initially announced, according to Greece's Embassy in Canberra. The Greek Embassy announced that the president's busy schedule would not allow him to visit the country in 2018, as...

President Pavlopoulos Not Welcome by Greek Australians

The Pan Macedonian Association of Melbourne and Victoria (PMAMV) will send a co-signed letter of complaint to President of the Hellenic  Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos saying he is not welcome in Australia. According to a Proto Thema website report, Greek communities...

Pavlopoulos Calls for Pontic-Greek Genocide Apology

"We do not forget the shameful crime and its victims," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Friday in his message ahead of the May 19 Remembrance Day of the Genocide of Pontian Greeks. He also called on those responsible for...

Athens Calls on Turkey to End 'Arbitrary' Detention of Greek Soldiers

Greece's president, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, on Monday criticized the prolonged detention of two Greek soldiers in a Turkish prison since early March. During a visit to Alexandroupoli, in Thrace, where he attended the celebration of the 98th anniversary of its liberation, Pavlopoulos...