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Mikis Theodorakis’ Body Lies in State at Athens Cathedral

A crowd of people started to gather outside the chapel of the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral on Monday, to pay their respects to the late composer Mikis Theodorakis, whose body was brought to the chapel at 15:00 on Monday afternoon...

Pope Francis to Visit Greece and Cyprus in November

Pope Francis confirmed reports on Wednesday that he will visit Greece and Cyprus in November as part of a tour taking in Malta and Slovenia. “Slovakia is on the program, then Cyprus, Greece and Malta,” the pontiff told Spain’s Cope...

Greek President Marks International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

President of the Greek Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou posted a Facebook message on Wednesday marking the International Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women. The first-ever female in that position stated "Violence against women, physical, sexual, psychological and economic violence, violence...

Egyptian President Meets With Greek PM and President, Lauds New Ties

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday in Athens in a further show of the increasingly cordial relations between the two Mediterranean countries. After the meeting, the Greek leader stated "Trilateral...

PM Mitsotakis on OXI Day: Drawing on Historic Greek Values to Face Today's Challenges

On the occasion of OXI Day, the great national holiday of Greece, when it celebrates the resounding "NO!" uttered by its Prime Minister to Mussolini's forces on October 28, 1940, the Greek President and Prime Minister spoke at events...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Commemorates, Deplores Cyprus Invasion

On Friday, the 46th anniversary of the dark days of the second phase of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou issued a statement reiterating her country's ongoing angst regarding of the events of that time. Sakellaropoulou stated...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Deplores Turkish Invasion, Hagia Sophia Decision

  "This year, on the sad anniversary of the 20th of July, we are facing an unprecedentedly escalating Turkish aggression, which is manifesting itself throughout the Eastern Mediterranean region," President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said on Monday in her statement on the...