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Tsipras Preparing for Oct. 17 Meeting with Trump in the White House

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ staff is getting him ready to go to Washington for his meeting with US President Donald Trump in the White House, on October 17. The PM and the new American president are expected to discuss regional...

US Naval Base at Souda Prominent in Trump-Tsipras October Meeting

The future of the US Naval base in Souda, Crete is expected to dominate talks between US President Donald Trump and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras at their forthcoming meeting in Washington DC. The date of the Greek premier’s visit has...

Tsipras to Meet Trump in Washington in October-Gov't Sources

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will pay a visit to the United States in the second half of October for a meeting U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House, following an official invitation, government sources said on Friday. The Greek...

Return of Institutions to Athens at the Heart of Lagarde-Tsakalotos Meeting

A meeting between IMF Chief Executive Christine Lagarde and Euclid Tsakalotos took place on Friday afternoon within the framework of the Spring Fund Summit in Washington and lasted about 40 minutes. Up for discussion was the reduction of the Greek...

IMF Concerned Over Marinopoulos Supermarket Chain's Problems

International Monetary Fund Spokesman Gerry Rice commented on the gloomy news of Greek supermarket giant chain, Marinopoulos, seeking protection from its creditors under an article of Greece's bankruptcy code. Speaking at the IMF Bi-Weekly press briefing, Rice was asked...

32nd PSEKA: Cyprus Problem and U.S. Policy

The 32nd Congress of the International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) opened on Tuesday in Washington, with the participation of about 100 delegates from the USA and Britain. Welcoming delegates to the conference, PSEKA President Philip Christopher stressed...

Washington Pushes for New Greek IDs by 2017

Washington gave Athens a deadline until April 2017 to retrofit all IDs in order to avoid Greece's expulsion from the Visa Waiver Program for Greek citizens who travel to the US. The decision is already in action since April 1. In order for...

Reports of €3 Billion in Contingency Measures by the IMF

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde discussed on Saturday night the creditors' proposal which illustrates contingency-measures that Athens will have to adopt in case it does not make its fiscal goals, as presented at...

Jack Lew: Greece' s Issue Must be Solved As Soon As Possible

US Finance Minister, Jack Lew requested from the IMF, the European Institutions and Greece, to complete the program evaluation and find a reasonable solution to the restructuring of the country's debt, after meeting with Greek Finance Minister, Euclid Tsakalotos. The Greek...

Greek Students to Compete in Final Round of Microsoft 'Imagine Cup' Competition

A team of passionate Greek students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, led by professor Leontios Hadjileontiadis, is considered to be one of the 12 best student innovation teams in the world. On...