Kyriakos Mitsotakis

PAOK fans stage Tempe protest outside European Parliament in Brussels

Fans of the Thessaloniki soccer club PAOK unfurled on Thursday a large banner calling for justice for the 57 Tempe railway collision victims in front of the European Parliament building in Brussels, where they are attending a quarter-final game against Club Brugge in the Europa Conference League.

Beleri unlikely to be ND candidate in European Parliament elections

Fredi Beleri, an ethnic Greek mayor-elect in Albania sentenced to two years in prison in March for vote-buying, is unlikely to be a candidate for the European Parliament with Greece's ruling party, New Democracy, in June's European Parliament election, Kathimerini understands. 

Prime minister rejects criticism of minister over police station murder

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday rejected calls for Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis to take responsibility for the murder of 28-year-old Kyriaki Griva by her abusive ex-partner outside an Athens police station just moments after she had sought help from the authorities.

Government both dominant and fragile

Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his government find themselves in an enviable but precarious position - both dominant and fragile at the same time. They have no rival at the party level but face the critical mass of the country's problems, which were highlighted in the most tragic fashion by the train collision at Tempe and all that has followed.