Albanian government removes Gazette clause for seizure of Greek homes in Himara

The Albanian government has removed a clause from the online version of its Government Gazette which allowed for the arbitrary confiscation and impounding of land and properties of Greek expatriate residents in the region at Himara, according [...]

Greek Intelligence Service statement on arrest of Syrian national by Hungarian authorities in Dec.

The Greek Intelligence Service (EYP) was the first intelligence service to locate and identify, in August 2018, Farhoud Hassan, the Syrian national who was arrested by Hungarian authorities in December 2018, and to immediately inform its international [...]

2.2 bln euro projects on the fast track approval list

Ten large projects representing a total investment of 2.2 billion euros, which will create 10,000 jobs, are on the fast track approval list, as reported at the journalists meeting with Enterprise Greece executives. Some of these projects will [...]

Tsipras in Bucharest: Balkans a significant energy hub along in the EastMed framework

The Balkans is emerging as an energy hub that “redraws the energy map,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during a press conference on Friday following the quadrilateral meeting of Greece, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia at Snagov [...]

Ferry services resume at Piraeus & Lavrio ports

Ferry services from the ports of Piraeus and Lavrio have resumed as of Saturday evening, following a partial improvement of weather conditions and some winds subsiding. Ferries will remain docked at the port of Rafina, until further notice, [...]

5.3 Richter scale earthquake felt in capital Athens

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale was recorded shortly before 1pm on Saturday in the Corinthian Gulf, near Itea, approximately 200 km northwest of the capital Athens. The earthquake was felt in Athens, in areas of mainland Greece [...]

New Democracy’s Dendias: ‘N.D. signifies a wide ideological spectrum’

“If we seek an ideological and political hegemony, we have to dominate the Center, the in-between of the Right and the Left,” said conservative party New Democracy’s Nikos Dendias, speaking on news247.gr on Sunday, in reply [...]

Tsipras, Achtsioglou: Widower’s pensions to be raised & debts to social security funds settled in 120 tranches

A meeting between representatives of pensioners’ unions and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was “extremely constructive”, said the Minister of Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity Effie Achtsioglou on Saturday, who was [...]

Mitsotakis: Νo EU accession talks with Albania while Himara Greeks’ rights are disrespected

Leader of New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Proti village in the Serres region in Northern Greece on Saturday, the birthplace of Konstantinos G. Karamanlis, the founder of New Democracy and four-time Prime Minister and twice President [...]

KINAL’s Gennimata at final convention day: ‘we are heirs of Andreas Papandreou’s legacy’

Movement For Change (KINAL) party’s second and final symposium day on Sunday culminated to a closing address by party leader Fofi Gennimata, a warm welcome to Frans Timmermans, the elected European socialists’ lead candidate for [...]