Tsipras: ‘We must found Europe anew; democratically, socially, environmentally’

One more important step for the alignment of the progressive forces at a time when Europe finds itself at a historic crossroads and its future is at stake was made during the Progressive Forum in Athens, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on [...]

President Pavlopoulos: ‘We must be ready to defend our borders at any time’

While Greece was primarily a nation of peace and democracy, “we have an obligation to defend our borders, territorial integrity and sovereignty at any time against all comers,” President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos noted on Saturday. [...]

Confirmed dead in refugee-migrant boat sinking rise to 16, authorities report

The death toll from the sinking of a wooden boat carrying refugees and migrants in the Aegean has risen to 16, among them six children and a baby, Greek authorities announced on Saturday. Despite an ongoing search and rescue operation, authorities [...]

National general collective labour agreement for 2018 to be signed between 26-30 March

The new National General Collective Labour Agreement (EGSSE) for 2018 will be signed between 26-30 March, based on an initial agreement reached between the national-level social partners on Friday. According to sources of the Athens-Macedonian [...]

Appeals Court unanimously rejects Turkey’s third extradition request for eight servicemen

An Appeals Court in Athens rejected unanimously on Friday Turkey’s third extradition request for the eight servicemen who fled to Greece in July 2016, after the foiled attempted coup in the neighbouring country. The court ruled that there [...]

PM Tsipras to inaugurate Cycladic Islands-mainland power grid link

The linking of Cycladic Islands to the mainland’s electricity network will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Syros island at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, the Environment and Energy ministry said on Friday. The inauguration of [...]

101 projects of 180 mln euros on the Aegean islands

A total of 101 projects on the Aegean islands will be financed by national funds through the Economy and Development Ministry’s special development programmes. The projects are estimated at 180 million euros. “There is at least one [...]

The remains of 108 fallen WWII Greek soldiers recovered so far in Albania

The remains of 108 Greek soldiers killed during a WWII advance of Greek forces in Albania, as Greece repelled an attempted invasion by Italian forces in 1940-41, have so far been unearthed during an ongoing search at Dragot (Tepeleni) in Albania, [...]

Sports Minister sounds the alarm over events in Greek football

Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis on Thursday sounded the alarm over the prospects of Greek football, following Sunday’s incidents during the match between PAOK and AEK. Addressing Parliament, he said that it was a government [...]