US-Greece strategic dialogue opening Thursday in Washington, DC

The opening of the strategic dialogue between the United States and Greece at the American capital on Thursday is a particularly significant moment, a high-level State Department official said at a briefing for Greek correspondents in Washington. The [...]

Drug trafficking ring arrested in Thessaloniki to appear before Magistrate

A drug “super market” was operating inside the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) it was announced on Wednesday, following the dismantling of a major drug ring by Hellenic police the previous day. The drug organisation, 34 members [...]

Discussion of 2019 state budget begins at Parliament’s plenary session

The discussion of the 2019 state budget opened in Parliament’s plenary session on Wednesday evening, with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attending. It is the first budget to be tabled in Parliament following Greece’s successful completion [...]

Foreign investors’ interest in Greece shows change of climate

Participation of foreign investors in Greek competitions for Renewable Energy Sources (RES) is indicative of an international attitude change regarding Greek economy, Minister of Environment and Energy Giorgos Stathakis said, speaking at Proto [...]

Gov’t sources: FYROM constitutional amendments ‘observe letter and spirit of Prespes Agreement’

The constitutional amendments in the Skopje parliament by Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Wednesday “observe the letter and spirit of the Prespes Agreement,” a government source said, pre-empting [...]

First LNG cargo from US to be unloaded at Revythoussa on Dec.29

A cargo of liquified natural gas (LNG) from the United States will be unloaded before the end of the year at the new reservoir on the islet of Revythoussa, between the mainland and Salamina island, which began operating recently. According to [...]

New Democracy leader Mitsotakis writes letter to EU’s Hahn regarding Greek minority property in Albania

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis criticized Albania’s decision to turn over to its Ministry of Tourism Himara property belonging to members of the Greek national minority, in a letter sent on Wednesday to EU Commissioner for European [...]

Greek-US Strategic Dialogue to begin next week in Washington

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will inaugurate Greek-US Strategic Dialogue with their meeting next week in Washington, where Katrougalos is to visit at the head of a Greek delegation [...]

Potami deputy: There is a positive mood for the voting of the Prespes Agreement

“There is a positive disposition to vote for the Prespes Agreement, but we will wait and see all the information at that specific moment,” Potami party deputy Giorgos Mavrotas said on Monday in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian [...]

Tsakalotos: The government cannot devote all its “fiscal space” to tax breaks

In an interview with Kathimerini, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos insisted that general elections should be held next September as scheduled, and not before, to allow government reforms to be completed and has warned that scandal-mongering [...]