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Venizelos described the election result as a heavy defeat for the party and him

PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos on Thursday (29/01/2015) addressed a joint meeting of the party's new parliamentary group and the political…

Sakellaridis: No agreement on the President of Republic candidacy has been finalised

Government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis on Thursday said that no agreement on the President of Republic candidacy has been finalised.

Alternate Civil Protection Min Panousis speaks about Police

"The Police cannot become an institution against democracy," Alternate Civil Protection minister Yiannis Panousis told Skai.

Katrougalos announces plans to re-hire of 2,500-3,500 public sector employees

Alternate Administrative Reform Minister Giorgos Katrougalos, on Thursday (29/01/2015) speaking to SKAI TV, announced the immediate re-hiring of 2,500-3,500 public…

Alternate Social Security Min Stratoulis: We guarantee that pensions will be paid

Alternate Social Security Minister Dimitris Stratoulis on Thursday reassured that the pensions will be paid on time.

PM Tsipas to meet European Parliament President Schulz at noon

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with the European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Thursday (29/01/2015) noon.

What's in the Stars today, January 29?

The Moon in the talkative and restless sign of Gemini increases your desire to have conversations, express ideas and suggestions…

Athens Newspaper Headlines

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies.

Five migrants from Syria arrested in Perama, northwest Greece

Five migrants from Syria, among them a minor, were arrested after their car veered off course and fell in an…

Kotzias talks to 'La Stampa' on coalition with ANEL, debt negotiations

In a brief interview with the online version of the Italian newspaper "La Stampa" on Wednesday, Greece's new Foreign Minister…

5-Richter earthquake shakes northern Crete

A strong earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale shook the southern Aegean island of Crete at 17.54 on Wednesday.

PM Tsipras to chair gov't meeting to prepare for Schulz visit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a meeting at the government headquarters in Maximos Mansion at 18:00 on Wednesday (28/01/2015)…

New Democracy's reaction to PM Tsipras' speech in cabinet meeting

"The first announcements of the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras demonstrate his inability to understand what exactly he is about to…

EU's Moscovici: Greece has the potential to boost employment and pay back its debt

"Greece has the potential to boost employment and pay back its debts," European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre…

Tsipras' message to the first cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday (28/01/2015) in his address in the first meeting of his cabinet sent a double…

Flu outbreak death toll rises to 22, authorities report

The death toll as a result of the latest flu outbreak has risen to 22, Greek authorities said on Wednesday…

We do not agree with the spirit of the sanctions against Russia, Chountis says

"We do not agree with the spirit of the sanctions against Russia, which has adverse repercussions not only in agriculture…

What's in the Stars today, January 28?

Listen to some music, decorate your office with some plants, work hard on something, look after your possessions or the…

Skourletis: Minimum wage back to 751 euros among government's first bills

Labour Minister Panos Skourletis said on Wednesday (28/01/2015), speaking to private ANT1 TV, that the "reinstitution of the minimum wage…

Athens Newspaper Headlines

The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Bodies of two Greek pilots killed in Spain to be flown in on Thursday

The bodies of the two Greek pilots who were killed when their F-16 fighter jet crashed at the Los Llanos…

Greek Elections: National Defence ministry hand-over is completed

Outgoing National Defence Minister Nikos Dendias handed over the ministry to new minister Panos Kammenos at the ministry, following the…

Small cabinet group to meet every week, gov't sources say

A 15-member cabinet council - including Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Government Vice-President Yiannis Dragasakis and the 13 ministers - will…

PASOK denies its leader Evangelos Venizelos is resigning

PASOK denied on Tuesday that its president Evangelos Venizelos is resigning, saying the so-called news circulating on the internet "lack…

Two remanded in custody as alleged accomplices of terrorist Xiros

Two men were remanded in custody on Tuesday after testifying before an Appeal Court special magistrate for terrorism issues, as…