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Director Nikos Koundouros passes away, aged 90

By   /  22/02/2017  /  Culture, GR Culture, Greece  /  No Comments

  Greek film and television director Nikos Koundouros passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 90. Koundouros had been admitted to hospital with respiratory complaints in recent weeks. Born in Athens in December 1926, to a family originally hailing from Crete, Koundouros was counted among the most notable modern Greek directors, while his 1956 […]

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit Ukraine

By   /  05/02/2017  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit Ukraine

  The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Kiev on 8 and 9 February, after accepting an invitation by the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Alexis Tsipras, continuing on a multidimensional and active foreign policy in the Black Sea area will be found in the Ukrainian capital where he will meet with the country’s President […]

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CNA launches campaign to collect signatures for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

By   /  02/01/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, CY Social, Cyprus, GR Culture, GR Social, Greece  /  Comments Off on CNA launches campaign to collect signatures for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

This year marks the bicentenary since the theft of the Parthenon Marbles by Lord Elgin, who smuggled them to the United Kingdom. The marbles have since then been in the British Museum. Many efforts have been made and several international campaigns have been launched for the return of the marbles to their natural environment, the […]

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Tsipras: Greece has three years ahead before elections

By   /  03/12/2016  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: Greece has three years ahead before elections

Alexis Tsipras categorically put an end to early election scenarios, speaking in Abu Dhabi which he is officially visiting since Friday night to participate in the UNESCO conference for the protection of Cultural Heritage in areas where there is conflict. Amid the bilateral contacts he held on the sidelines of the conference, the Greek Prime […]

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Speech of Tsipras in the Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage Conference

By   /  03/12/2016  /  Culture, GR Culture, GR Politics, Greece  /  Comments Off on Speech of Tsipras in the Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage Conference

Your Highness, Excellencies, Dear Participants, I would like to warmly thank our hosts for the excellent hospitality and the organizers – the United Arab Emirates and France – for today’s Conference. The world is witnessing an alarming escalation of violence and extremism. Armed conflicts and terrorism challenge not only peace and security, but the core […]

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Tsipras at 45th anniversary of Union of the Arab Emirates

By   /  02/12/2016  /  Culture, GR Culture, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras at 45th anniversary of Union of the Arab Emirates

The Greek Prime Minister will arrive at Abu Dhabi late on Friday afternoon (20:00 local time), to attend the events for the 45th anniversary of the union of the Arab Emirates, December 2-4 and participate in the UNESCO Conference “Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage”, which is co-organized by the United Arab Emirates and France On the […]

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Alexis Tsipras to honour 45th anniversary of the Union of the Arab Emirates

By   /  01/12/2016  /  Culture, GR Culture, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Alexis Tsipras to honour 45th anniversary of the Union of the Arab Emirates

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will attend the events for the 45th anniversary of the union of the Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi between December 2-4. The celebrations for the 45th anniversary of the union of Arab Emirates, have taken on an international dimension as leaders from many countries will be honoring the Gulf state […]

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Tsipras to visit Abu Dhabi

By   /  29/11/2016  /  Business, Culture, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras to visit Abu Dhabi

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Abu Dhabi from the 2nd to 4th December, on the occasion of the UNESCO Conference “Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage”, which is co-organized by the United Arab Emirates and France. On the sidelines of the Conference, the Greek Prime Minister is expected to hold bilateral meetings with French President […]

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Greek as an optional language in Russian schools

By   /  24/11/2016  /  Culture, GR Culture, Greece  /  Comments Off on Greek as an optional language in Russian schools

Russian schools will be taught Greek as a foreign language from January 1, 2017. The final decision and approval of training manuals was signed by the Russian Minister of Education, Olga Vasilieva, on 10th November. A proposal for the teaching of Greek as a language selection from the Modern Greek Literature Faculty at the University […]

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Lavrov visit marked by deepening Greece – Russia ties

By   /  02/11/2016  /  Business, Culture, Energy, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Lavrov visit marked by deepening Greece – Russia ties

It wasn’t so long ago when on the 27th May, 2016, Greek prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin, were giving a joint press conference. That was the first trip of a Russian President in a Western country after the sanctions imposed for the annexation of Crimea. In the adjoining room from the […]

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