Tag: Greek politician

New graffiti of Melina Mercouri in Patras 1

New graffiti of Melina Mercouri in Patras

One of the great women figures of Greece in the 20th century, Melina Mercouri has been graffitied on a 5 storey apartment building in Patras. The visual art type depicts Melina Mercouri…

Eleftherios Venizelos

On this day, March 18th 1936- Eleftherios Venizelos passed away

Eleftherios Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος) has been named the most prominent politician in Greece’s modern history. Born on the 23rd of August 1864 in Chania, Crete he was the fifth child of Kyriakou Venizelou…

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#Greece taken over by Turkish flags on Instagram

Instead of #Greece featuring glamorous photographs of Greece on Instagram, over the last few hours the hashtag has been taken over by the Turkish flag. It is believed that Turkish hackers are…

Ioannis Lagos

Greek politician rips Turkish flag in European Parliament

Former Golden Dawn MP, Ioannis Lagos ripped a printed copy of the Turkish flag during a session in the European Parliament on Wednesday, where he is serving as an independent MEP. Lagos…

On this day in 1936, Eleftherios Venizelos passes away 5

On this day in 1936, Eleftherios Venizelos passes away

Eleftherios Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος) has been named the most prominent politician in Greece’s modern history. Born on the 23rd of August 1864 in Chania, Crete he was the fifth child of Kyriakou Venizelou…

Maria Spyraki nominated for MEP of the year 13

Maria Spyraki nominated for MEP of the year

Maria Spyraki, New Democracy’s spokesperson and European People’s Party MEP is the only Greek politician that has been nominated for the “European Member of Parliament of the year” award. On twitter she expressed her…

FM's of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan meet in Nicosia 17

FM’s of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan meet in Nicosia

Greece’s Foreign Minister Gorges Katrougalos, met on Wednesday with the Foreign Ministers of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides and of Jordan Ayman Al Safadi in Nicosia, to discuss trilateral issues and reaffirm the relationship between…

No country can confront migration challenges alone: Avramopoulos 19

No country can confront migration challenges alone: Avramopoulos

In his statement on the occasion of the International Migrants Day, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Greek politician Dimitris Avramopoulos said “ no country can confront migration challenges…

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures 21

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures

The EU Commission for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, headed by Greek politician Dimitris Avramopoulos announced that new EU-wide measures countering money laundering entered into force on Monday by criminal law. The…

Alternate FM to meet US official on security issues 23

Alternate FM to meet US official on security issues

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister, Giorgos Katrougalos is scheduled to meet today with Elizabeth Neumann US Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security Policy. The meeting will take place in the at the…

On this day in 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos is born 25

On this day in 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos is born

Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος) was probably the most prominent politician in Greece’s modern history. Born on the 23rd of August 1864 in Chania, Crete he was the fifth child of Kyriakou Venizelou…

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