Tsipras, Mitsotakis congratulate Team Greece for reaching Eurobasket Women’s semi-finals

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated the women’s national basketball team for reaching FIBA Eurobasket Women’s semi-finals on Thursday. “Congratulations to the Women’s National [...]

Mitsotakis criticizes Tsipras on municipal employees’ strike

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis criticized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday for the ongoing strike on municipal employees who were left without work following a top court ruling cancelling the extension of their contracts. “Mr. [...]

Tsipras: Left-Right distinction remains dominant political differentiation in Europe

The distinction between Left and Right remains the dominant political differentiation in Europe, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday, according to government sources, addressing a preparatory meeting of the Party of European Socialists [...]

PASOK leader Gennimata asks for partners’ commitment on debt relief

PASOK president Fofi Gennimata thanked again the European Socialists for their support to the Greek people upon her arrival to the PES meeting in Brussels. In her statement, the head of Democratic Alliance parliamentary group and PASOK leader [...]

Developments in Turkey to be discussed at EU leaders’ working dinner

The developments in Turkey are expected to be discussed at the EU member state leaders working dinner, Cyprus diplomatic sources said on Thursday in Brussels after the ‘very constructive’ meeting between Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades [...]

PM Tsipras tries to escape from the reality, says ND spokesman Kikilias

New Democracy (ND) spokesman Vassilis Kikilias sternly attacked the government and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his briefing to the press on Thursday. “Tsipras tries to escape from the reality the citizens are experiencing,” [...]

Security is Europe’s priority, ND leader Mitsotakis says

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, upon his arrival at the EPP summit in Brussels on Thursday, stressed the need to tackle terrorism at European level with the Union’s active role in safeguarding its external [...]

Foreign Ministry’s announcement on the Koran reading and holding of prayers in Hagia Sophia

“We condemn the Koran reading and holding of prayers in Hagia Sophia, which was attended by the head of Turkey’s Directorate for Religious Affairs and broadcast by Turkey’s state television channel. Hagia Sophia is a UNESCO [...]

PM Tsipras to meet Cyprus President Anastasiades on Thursday

The draft document of Espen Barth Eide, UN Secretary General Special Adviser on Cyprus, and the coordination of Athens and Nicosia ahead of the Cyprus summit, which starts on 28 June in Crans Montana, Switzerland, is expected to dominate the [...]

Athens Newspapers Headlines: Thursday 22/06 edition

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance DIΜΟΚRΑΤΙΑ: Vehicles – What will happen with the non-secured ones ΕΙDISEIS: 2,000 euro threshold for deposits withdrawal ΕLEFTHERΙΑ: The solution for non-secured vehicles-extension [...]