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Stelios Petsas: Greece is not afraid 3

Stelios Petsas: Greece is not afraid

“We are not afraid. We are getting prepared for any possibility” stated Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas to SKAI TV on Sunday, referring to Turkey’s provocations. “We emphasise everywhere that there is…

Cyber attack

Greek Governement Websites Hacked

Websites of several Greek Governmental bodies, including the website of the National Intelligence agency, were targeted in a cyberattack by a group of Turkish hackers, according to reports on Friday. The cyberattack…

Greek PM releases video on the ‘truth’ of FYROM agreement 6

Greek PM releases video on the ‘truth’ of FYROM agreement

Greece’s Prime Minister has released a government video about the Prespes Agreement with FYROM in the hope of shedding light to the public discourse on the matter. The video, titled “The Truth…

Surprise primary surplus of 7.6 billion for Greek state budget 8

Surprise primary surplus of 7.6 billion for Greek state budget

Greece’s Finance Ministry announced on Thursday that the state budget recorded a primary surplus of 7.626 billion euros in the January-November period this year. According to the Ministry the surplus was much…

Greek PM meets Cypriot and Egyptian leaders in Crete 14

Greek PM meets Cypriot and Egyptian leaders in Crete

  Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, will meet today in Elounda, Crete, at the 6th Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Summit. “The Summit highlights the high…

Greece and Lebanon enter greater economic cooperation 18

Greece and Lebanon enter greater economic cooperation

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos met with Lebanese Deputy Prime Minister Saad Hariri and the Ministers of Economy, Culture and Tourism during his two day visit to Lebanon. Katrougalos and his…

Tsipras meets with big banking bosses in New York 20

Tsipras meets with big banking bosses in New York

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is scheduled for successive meetings with Bank of America Merrill Lynch executives and Morgan Stanley executives in New York today. According to government sources, in the series…

Attica fires

Government bulldozers move in on illegal buildings

Greece’s Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis issued a press release issued on Thursday announcing demolition works on illegal constructions had begun. According to the press statement, the first round of demolitions…

New Greek government members sworn in 24

New Greek government members sworn in

The new members of the government were sworn in on Wednesday afternoon, in a ceremony held at the presidential mansion in the presence of President Prokopios Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. …

Key Ministers Keep Positions in Greek Cabinet Reshuffle 27

Key Ministers Keep Positions in Greek Cabinet Reshuffle

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a reshuffle of his government on Tuesday, keeping key ministers in place while bringing in some new faces. Tsipras’ new cabinet contains only minor changes, including new…

Greek government to stamp out illegal construction 28

Greek government to stamp out illegal construction

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared an end to unregulated construction at the conclusion of a meeting on the Attica fire tragedy held at the Technological and Cultural Park of Lavrio on…

Government satisfaction with EU, FYROM and TURKEY matters 29

Government satisfaction with EU, FYROM and TURKEY matters

The Greek government has declared satisfaction via its spokesperson on Monday concerning the European Union’s stance on Turkey and the country’s ongoing negotiations with FYROM. “It is important that Europe showed itself…

Tsipras

Greece might sue Novartis after 23 billion euro loss

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that his government will consider reimbursement for damages to the Greek state from pharmaceutical giant Novartis after the recent revelations of the company’s bribing and corruption…

Greece is coming out of crisis stronger: Bank of Greece Governor 32

Greece is coming out of crisis stronger: Bank of Greece Governor

Addressing the EU-Arab World Summit “Partners for Growth and Development: Prospects of the Greek economy after six years of adjustment” Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras has asserted that Greece is coming…