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Hopes for Compromise as Party Leaders Meet With PM Mitsotakis on Diaspora Vote

The series of meetings held by PM Mitsotakis with parliamentary party leaders concluded late in the afternoon on Friday, raising hopes that there could be a cross-party compromise on the crucial issue of the right for expats to vote in Greece's...

Premier Tsipras Announces US' ExxonMobil to Conduct Exploration South of Crete

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras announced on Friday that the Greek government and the American Energy giant ExxonMobil will sign an agreement regarding energy exploration and drilling next week. Speaking to journalists in Brussels following the two-day European Council Summit, Tsipras...

New Book Reveals How Grexit Was About to Become Reality in 2015

A new book published on Thursday about the history of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) reveals new details of how Greece's exit from the Eurozone was on the table for negotiations in 2015. Perhaps most surprisingly, this was the...

EU Commission Concerned Over Greek Government's Handouts

The European Commission published its ''2019 Spring Package'' on Wednesday, in which it comments on the economic situation of every member state and proposes reforms to coordinate fiscal policy across the Union. For Greece, the Commission focuses on two main...

Exit Poll: Opposition New Democracy Wins EU Elections in Greece

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party is the clear winner of the European elections held on Sunday, according to the joint exit poll presented by Greece's major television stations at 19:00 local time. ND is expected to win between 32.5...

IMF Charges Tsipras' Relief Measures Are Moving in the Wrong Direction

Peter Dolman, the chief of the IMF delegation in Greece, said on Thursday that Greek Premier Tsipras' announced relief measures ''are moving in the wrong direction.'' Speaking at the third International Conference of the Economic Chamber of Greece, Dolman noted...

Athens' Henry Dunant Hospital To Return To Greece's National Healthcare System

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on Monday at Maximos Mansion in Athens with the managing director of Piraeus Bank and the president of the Onassis Foundation. The conference was called to examine the issue of buying out the...

Greek Parliament to Open Confidence Vote Debate on Wednesday

Following a meeting between the Speakers of the House in the Greek Parliament, the debate regarding a confidence vote in the government will begin on Wednesday. It was also announced on Monday that the final vote will be held...

Candidate for European Commission Presidency Timmermans Visits Greece

Frans Timmermans, the European Socialists' lead candidate (Spitzenkandidat) for the presidency of the European Commission has been in Athens since Sunday, attending the Movement for Change (KINAL) party conference and meeting with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras. Speaking at the KINAL...

Greek PM Tsipras Urges Progressives To Fight Against Far-Right in EU Elections

Speaking at Athens' Kivotos Theatre on Monday evening, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged all progressive political forces to fight against the far-right and neo-liberalism in the upcoming European elections in May. During an event where Tsipras exchanged views with...