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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos signs the French Embassy’s book of condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack on the offices of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos went to the French Embassy a short while ago to sign the book of condolences on behalf of the Greek government, and he expressed to the French Ambassador the Greek people’s feelings of support for and solidarity with the innocent victims of...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ address at the Foreign Ministry’s New Year’s Cake ceremony

“Good morning and many happy returns to all of you. I am very pleased to be seeing you once again in this friendly space that is adorned with mementos of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, as the boats were moved here, from Zappeion, for permanent...

Statements following the joint meeting of the Foreign Affairs and Energy Ministers of Greece and the Republic of Cyprus (17 December 2014)

Below is the text of the statements made following today’s joint meeting, at the Foreign Ministry, of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Environment, Energy & Climate Change Minister Yiannis Maniatis, and Cypriot Minister for Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism Yiorgos Lakkotrypis:E. VENIZELOS:...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Venizelos’ statements to Greek Public Television following his meeting with the Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel

E. VENIZELOS: I met today with Mr. Gabriel, who is the Vice Chancellor, Economy and Development Minister, and SPD Chairman.The first issue was for SPD to help, with its MPs in the Bundestag, towards the approval, before Christmas, of the extension of the programme by two months – for technical...

Joint statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, before their meeting in Berlin (11 December 2014)

F.-W. STEINMEIER: I remember my visit, during the first days of my second term in the Foreign Ministry, when we met in Athens – that I assured you that Germany would continue to provide its support to the courageous Greek reform course.I am pleased – and you more than...

Joint statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and German Finance Minister W. Schäuble at their meeting in Berlin (10 December 2014)

W. SCHÄUBLE: For a number of years, Mr. Venizelos and I were Finance Ministers together, we fought many battles in the difficult time of the Euro-crisis, and we have a very friendly relationship, even though it happened that we had to resolve very difficult issues.Greece has left difficult years behind...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ speech at the Greek-Turkish Business Forum (Athens, 5 December 2014)

Below is the text of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ speech at the Greek-Turkish Business Forum held in Athens:“Ladies and Gentlemen,A warm welcome to the members of the business communities of Turkey and Greece, who are participating in today’s forum. The business world, the private sector, with its...

Alexis Tsipras: Greece's New Prime Minister

Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on January 26. Earlier, Tsipras was mandated by the President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos...

Pure Mathematics

Dr. Angelos Georgakopoulos is Assistant Professor at Warwick University. The European Research Council has recently selected him and the University’s Mathematics Institute where he is based, to...

Farewell Demis, "Forever and Ever"

Greek singer and composer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68 on January 25 in Athens. The internationally-acclaimed singer was born on June 15, 1946 in Alexandria, Egypt to Greek parents who...

Youth Hostels Underway

Young travellers under 26 will soon have the opportunity to stay in affordable youth hostels during their sojourn in Greece. Members of Hostelling International, a non - profit global network of...

The Grande Bretagne Hotel in Greek History

Some hotels carry an important historical weight. One of them is the Grande Bretagne Hotel, located at Athens Syntagma Square. The story begins in the mid 19th century, when wealthy merchant from the...

Unprecedented Media Coverage

This year’s general election garnered unprecedented and widespread international media attention. 1,060 media representatives from more than 45 countries were accredited, the vast majority of whom...

Top Ranking Greek Universities

The Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) has made the grade. According to Eduniversal global ranking and rating agency - scrutinizing up to 4,000 Masters and MBA programs in 30 fields...

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