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Greek Government Spokesman Resigns

Government spokesman and Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister Christos Tarantilis resigned his post on Sunday in a letter to Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece's National Security Adviser Resigns Over Comments Made About Oruc Reis

Vice Admiral Alexandros Diakopoulos, the National Security Adviser to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has tendered his resignation after disagreement and confusion reigned after the comments he made regarding Turkey's oil and gas exploration vessel the Oruc Reis. The resignation of...

Greek Diaspora Minister Antonis Diamantaris Resigns

Antonis Diamantaris, Greece's Deputy Foreign Minister responsible for the Greek diaspora,  resigned on Thursday morning. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis accepted his resignation following the outcry caused by the revelation that Diamantaris had lied about his studies in his Curriculum Vitae. The...

Controversial Greek Orthodox Bishop Ambrosios Resigns

The bishop of Kalavryta and Aegialeia Ambrosios announced on Sunday morning that he is resigning from his post. Speaking during Sunday's service in the church of the Dormition of Virgin Mary in Greece's town of Kalavryta, the bishop announced that...

SYRIZA Euro-Candidate Loizou Resigns over Alleged Pension Scam

Myrsini Loïzou, a candidate MEP for the SYRIZA party, withdrew her candidacy on Friday afternoon following reports that she allegedly committed fraud by receiving her deceased mother's state pension. Loïzou was accused of receiving the honorary pension granted by the Greek...

Greece's Development Minister Lafazanis May Vote Against Proposal

Panagiotis Lafazanis, the leader of SYRIZA's "Left Platform" and Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Energy and Environment said he may not vote in favor of the proposal Greece sent to creditors when it is tabled in parliament. During the SYRIZA Parliamentary...

Greek Ambassador to Germany Panagiotis Zografos Resigns

In a surprise move, Greek ambassador to Germany Panagiotis Zografos resigned from his post just 24 hours after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. The 60-year-old diplomat, who is Samaras' second cousin, was...

Greek Deputy Education Minister Resigns

Greek Deputy Education Minister Costas Koukodimos resigned from his post citing personal reasons. Koukodimos announced on Monday that despite his resignation he will continue to support the Greek government and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' “great effort to regenerate Greece.” Koukodimos, a former long-jump champion,...

Public Revenue General Secretary Theoharis Resigns

While rumors regarding the upcoming cabinet reshuffle and the possible ministerial appointments are widespread, Greek General Secretary of Public Revenue Haris Theoharis announced his resignation Thursday after a meeting with Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, causing discontent among Greece’s...

Golden Dawn Video Causes Political Tumult, Greek Cabinet Secretary Resigns

The cabinet secretary Takis Baltakos -- closest aide to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras -- offered his resignation following the release of a video by the neonazi Golden Dawn party showing the Greek aide engaging in what appears to...