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Former Greek President Karolos Papoulias Dies at 92

Former President of Greece Karolos Papoulias died on Sunday 26 December at the age of 92. Papoulias, who was also foreign minister in 1985-89 and 1993-96, was a high-ranking member of socialist PASOK party and a close associate of its...

Greece Honors Distinguished Hellenes of the Diaspora

Greece honored eight distinguished figures of the Greek diaspora for excellence in their fields and promoting Greece abroad in an event on Thursday in Athens. The third edition of the annual Argo Awards, held under the auspices of President Katerina...

Pope Francis: Greece Helped Humanity Expand its Horizons

Pope Francis, who began a three-day visit to Greece on Saturday, spoke warmly about the hosting nation and its contribution to humanity at a ceremony held in the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Addressing Greece's President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis,...

Bartholomew Marks 30 Years at Helm of Orthodox Church in Athens Visit

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew marked 30 years as the leader of the Greek Orthodoxy by visiting Greece this week where he met with the spiritual and political leadership of the country. Bartholomew’s visit comes after a high-profile visit in the United...

Greece’s Often-Strained Relations With Germany Dominate Merkel’s Visit

The relations between Greece and Germany that were strained during last decade's debt crisis dominated talks of Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens on Friday. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis reminded Merkel of the austerity Germany imposed on Greece. "You admitted that...

Greece Marks “Oxi Day” with Spectacular Military Parade in Thessaloniki

Greece marked "OXI Day", the anniversary of when the nation said “No” to the fascist aggression in 1940, with a military parade in the center of the city of Thessaloniki on Thursday. Military units, including armored vehicles, tanks, infantry and...

Greek President Attends Historic Siege of Tripolis Commemoration

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Sunday attended events commemorating the bicentennial of the siege of Tripolis by Greeks struggling for independence from the Ottoman Turks. The siege of Tripolitsa, Greece (today’s city of Tripolis) was a pivotal moment in...

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...

Greece Remembers the Greek Genocide of Pontus

The Remembrance day for the Greek Genocide of Pontus was honored on Wednesday. The Hellenic Parliament will be lit up to mark the occasion.