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Greek Politicians React to Alexei Navalny’s Death

Greek politicians reacted with horror to the news that jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is dead. The 47-year-old outspoken critic of President Putin has been in a Russian jail since 2021 on charges widely viewed as politically motivated. President Biden...

Grecia Salentina: Exploring Southern Italy’s Greek Community

Nine villages in southern Italy collectively known as La Grecia Salentina (Salentine Greece) or, in the local dialect, Griko have maintained aspects of the Greek language and culture that have survived for centuries. Greek diasporas have been a constant in...

Mitsotakis, Erdogan Sign Friendship Declaration Between Greece and Turkey

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a friendship declaration between Greece and Turkey in Athens on Thursday in a symbolic move that confirms the warming of relations between the two nations. The declaration commits both countries "to...

Thousands March in Athens to Mark the Polytechnic Uprising

Thousands marched on the streets of Athens toward the US Embassy on Friday to commemorate the anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising and the victims of the deadly 1973 crackdown by the police and the army of a student uprising...

Mitsotakis Sworn in as Greek PM After Election Triumph

Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greek Prime Minister on Monday after his party's election triumph. "It is a special honor to receive this mandate to form a government with a four-year horizon," Mitsotakis said in his meeting with the...

New Elections in Greece Set for June 25

Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou has issued the Presidential Decree officially announcing a second national election to be held on June 25. As stated in the Decree, the exploratory mandates given to the leaders of the first, second and third parties...

Greece Appoints Senior Judge as Caretaker Prime Minister

The President of Greece Katerina Sakallaropoulou appointed Ioannis Sarmas a senior judge as caretaker prime minister until new elections take place probably on June 25. Sarmas, president of the Court of Audit, was appointed after the meeting with five major...

SYRIZA in Disarray After Shocking Election Defeat in Greece

SYRIZA, the party that swept to power during the turbulent years of the Greek debt crisis, is in disarray after the election results on Sunday. The party led by former PM Alexis Tsipras has seen its share of the vote...

Mitsotakis Seeks Outright Victory in June Elections in Greece

PM of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis is speeding up the process to win an outright victory in the second elections likely to be held on June 25 by skipping his constitutional right to explore the possibility of forming a coalition...

Greece Vows to Fight for Recognition of the Pontian Genocide

Greece vowed on Friday to continue the fight for the recognition of the Pontian Genocide by the international community. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that Greece will fight for international recognition until Remembrance Day becomes Vindication Day. "This year we commemorate...