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Greek Orthodox Church Declares Coronavirus Not Transmitted by Communion

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece issued a statement on Monday referring to the Covid19 coronavirus outbreak, maintaining that Holy Communion does not transmit the virus. The new, controversial statement comes after days of heated public debate...

Anarchists Warn People Not to Park Near Luxury Cars They Want to Torch

An unprecedented statement was published on Thursday by a self-declared Greek Anarchist  group on a website long known for its anarchist content. The so-called "Anarchist Night Raid Groups" issued a statement in which it claims responsibility for the widespread vehicular arson...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou's First Remarks After Landslide Election

A delegation from the Greek Parliament, headed by Speaker of the House Constantinos Tasoulas with representatives of all parliamentary parties, paid an official visit to the office of Ekaterini (Katerina) Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday to disclose to her the results...

Greece Issues Damning Statement Following Turkey's Disrespectful Remarks on Pontian Genocide

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a damning response on Sunday morning to the Turkish slander published on Saturday evening regarding a conference about the Pontian Genocide, where Greece's PM was present giving a speech. The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued the...

Greece Officially Condemns Turkish Military Offensive in Syria

Greece's Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Thursday afternoon in which it expresses the country's condemnation of Turkey's decision to conduct military operations in northern Syria. https://twitter.com/GreeceMFA/status/1182300100049154049 ''Greece fully supports the position of the European Union, and condemns Turkey's new unilateral...

UK ''Recognizes Cyprus' Sovereign Rights'', Calls on Turkey to Halt Drilling

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued a statement on Thursday afternoon on the issue of the Turkish provocations off Cyprus, following Nicosia's discomfiture regarding British Minister for Europe Alan Duncan's recent remarks. The Foreign Office's statement clearly calls on Turkey...

Petrol Bombs Thrown at SYRIZA Party Offices in Central Athens

A group of reportedly young people wearing hoodies threw petrol bombs at the ruling SYRIZA party offices in Central Athens on Saturday night. Right after midnight local time, the group threw a series of petrol bombs at the stationed unit...

22 Bishops From Macedonia Denounce Prespa Agreement

22 bishops from all over Macedonia signed a common statement with which they denounce the Agreement between the governments of Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), also known as Prespa Agreement. The Bishops say that the Agreement...

President Pavlopoulos Says Attack on SKAI TV "Criminal, Undemocratic"

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos, has unequivocally condemned  Monday's terrorist attack on Greece’s SKAI TV station. In a statement today he also expressed his support for the owners and employees of the television and radio station, as...

Greek Foreign Ministry Issues Strong Rebuttal to Erdogan Warning

In a statement issued on Tuesday afternoon, the Greek Foreign Ministry responded to recent provocative statements made by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president, referring to recent oil drilling in the region, had sternly warned Greece and Cyprus...