Tag: Nobel Peace Prize

Greek President thanks the "Lesvos grandmothers"

Greek President thanks the “Lesvos grandmothers”

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou met with Militsa (Emilia) Kamvysi and Efrstratia Mavrapidou, two of the three “Lesvos grandmothers”. The Greek grandmothers became a symbol of the Lesvos islanders’ solidarity…

Greece rejects Turkey’s distortion of Pontian Genocide history 1

Greece rejects Turkey’s distortion of Pontian Genocide history

Greece’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Wednesday rebuking attempts by the Turkish Foreign Ministry to deny certain historical truths including the genocide of the Pontian Greek population. “Yesterday’s (Tuesday’s) announcement by…

UN supports Nobel Peace prize for Greek Prime Minister 3

UN supports Nobel Peace prize for Greek Prime Minister

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed support for for the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 nomination of the Prime Ministers of Greece and North Macedonia at a meeting he had with…

Tsipras Zaev

Tsipras and Zaev tipped for Nobel Peace Prize

In an interview with ANA, Wiktor Nummellin, Swedish TT news agency’s special correspondent for Nobel Prizes said Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and FYROM’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev are among the favourites…

Greek grandmother in running for Nobel Peace Prize 7

Greek grandmother in running for Nobel Peace Prize

Emilia Kamvysi is an unassuming 86-year-old Greek grandmother from Lesvos, who has received two nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. “What am I going to do with it anyway?” she says of…