State Dept: Ankara’s decision to proceed with drilling inside Cyprus’ EEZ ‘very provocative’

The State Department characterised Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu’s statement in early May, who said that Ankara has launched the process for the conducting of drilling inside Cyprus’ EEZ, a ‘very provocative’ [...]

Tsipras for Turkey: Sanctions f it is confirmed that it started drilling

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday evening send a message to Turkey after the conclusion of the extraordinary meeting of the Government’s Council for Defence and Foreign Affairs (KYSEA). “Whoever violates Greece’s sovereignty [...]

SYRIZA plans to ease burden on middle class, create more and better jobs, Charitsis says

Voters are faced with a dilemma between “decisive steps to achieve strong growth for all or a return to the vicious cycle of austerity,” Interior Minister Alexis Charitsis said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency [...]

Mitsotakis visits Kastellorizo, promises to defend its ‘inviolable rights’ against all challenges

Main opposition New Democracy President Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid a visit to the outlying Greek island of Kastellorizo on Sunday, stressing that it enjoyed all the “inviolable rights arising from the Law of the Sea” and that Greece [...]

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos to Turkey: ‘Peace, but in respect of the Law’

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos aired a message of peace to Turkey on Saturday, on the sidelines of his visit to Delos island’s archaeological site, on occasion of the official presentation of Sir Antony Gormley’s ‘Sight” [...]

KINAL’s Genimata: ‘Small businesses need real support, not pre-electoral bribery’

Movement For Change (Kinima Allagis-KINAL) leader Fofi Genimata took a Saturday stroll through the historical Monastiraki district in Athens, visited some of the local businesses, talked with shop owners at the flea market, heard their concerns, [...]

PM Tsipras to meet President Pavlopoulos to announce elections

President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos will receive Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday, at 18:30. The prime minister is expected to ask for the dissolution of the Parliament and to announce elections. Meanwhile, SYRIZA leader voiced [...]

Zaev: ‘Prespes Agreement’s future is positively assured’

North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that “‘after the politicians’ decisions, so it happens they are followed, in our friendly neighboring country Greece, by the people’s decisions,” in a late-Friday comment [...]

Independent Greeks (ANEL) not to run in next elections

The Independent Greeks (ANEL) party will not be running in the next general elections, according to unanimous decision reached by the party’s National Council on Sunday. In a statement released after the decision was announced, the party’s [...]

Pending applications for staff transfers to parliament frozen, Voutsis announces

Parliament President Nikos Voutsis on Thursday announced that all pending applications for public-sector staff transfers to Parliament will be frozen, following his discussion earlier the same day with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Voutsis [...]