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U.S. Embassy in Athens Hosts Independence Day Reception

Prominent politicians, businessmen and members of the Greek American community attended the reception given by U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt‏ for Independence Day. The reception was held in the gardens of the U.S. Embassy in Athens on Monday. In his...

Warm Obama Meeting With U.S. Embassy Officials in Athens [videos]

United States President Barack Obama’s visit to Athens was closely monitored, however, there was one “secret speech” that took place far from the lights of publicity. The meeting he had with members of the United States Embassy in Greece...

U.S. Embassy Asks Greek Island to Lower Rent on Athens Property 'Due to Crisis'

The U.S. embassy in Athens has asked the municipal authority on the Greek island of Chios for a 15% discount in the yearly rent it pays on a property in the upper-crust Athens district of Kolonaki, saying it should have...

US Ambassador: I Personally do not Regard the Cyprus Problem as a Matter of Invasion and Occupation

U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus John M. Koenig said that he personally does not regard the Cyprus problem as essentially a matter of invasion and occupation, noting that it is up to the Cypriots to reclaim the Cyprus Dream. Koenig was speaking at an...

Pangalos Clarifies Espionage Issue

The Former Foreign Minister Theodoros Pangalos gave a radio interview on Thursday, clarifying his statement "we were spying on the US embassy," which caused quite the stir. He mentioned on Greek intelligence service (EYP) which was tapping US ambassadors in...

Five Terrorists Convicted in US Embassy Attack

Six years after a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Athens, five people have been convicted on terrorism-related charges for that incident for which the military group Revolutionary Struggle took credit, as well as other acts of violence. Two...