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Greeks in UK will need to travel to neighbouring EU countries to vote in European elections

Greeks in the United Kingdom who wish to vote in the European elections will have to travel to neighbouring European Union countries in order to vote, the Greek Embassy in London announced on Wednesday. The UK will not be holding a vote due [...]

Papadimoulis and Commissioner Moscovici discuss positive perspectives of Greek economy

With a positive agenda regarding Greek economy, European Parliament Vice President and head of SYRIZA MEPs Dimitris Papadimoulis met with European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Pierre Moscovici on Wednesday. After the meeting, [...]

Interior Ministry technically ready for simultaneous elections in May, Charitsis says

“The Ministry of Interior is technically ready to conduct simultaneous elections in May, including possible national elections,” Interior Minister Alexis Charitsis reaffirmed on Wednesday in an interview with Open TV, noting that [...]

DPA: Prime Ministers Tsipras and Zaev officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

According to information reported by the German News Agency DPA, the Norway-based award committee announced on Tuesday that over 300 nominations have been made for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize among which are the prime ministers of Greece and [...]

North Macedonia: Prespes Agreement comes into effect

Following the note verbale Greece sent earlier on Tuesday, formally notifying Skopje that the Hellenic Parliament has completed the procedures for the ratification of the Prespes Agreement and the NATO accession protocol, Skopje announced late [...]

KINAL leader Gennimata to meet German Finance Minister Scholz on Thursday

Movement for Change (KINAL) party leader Fofi Gennimata is to meet German Vice Chancellor and Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz next Thursday in Berlin, according to an announcement on Tuesday. The meeting will be held at 15:00 local time [...]

Revising Article 16 of the constitution ‘central’ to ND proposal, Mitsotakis says

Revising Article 16 of the constitution to allow private non-profit universities in Greece is a central proposal for main opposition New Democracy (ND), the party’s president Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in parliament on Tuesday, during a [...]

Meeting on Church-State agreement ends; dialogue to continue next week

A meeting between the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece and Education Minister Costas Gavroglou was held at the education ministry on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing dialogue on how to implement an agreement regulating relations between the [...]

The Constitutional review will be concluded and will be democratic and progressive, Katrougalos says

“The procedure of the Constitutional Revision was concluded in a positive climate in the relevant parliament committee, despite the far-right efforts for its cancellation in case SYRIZA did not accept the institutional blackmail of changing [...]

Dep. FM Quick sworn in as parliament’s 22nd independent deputy

Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick on Monday took an oath of office before the plenary of the Greek parliament, taking up the seat vacated by the recently resigned Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Thanasis Papachristopoulos. Quick, who is now [...]