PM meets with US envoy

Prime Minister Ioannis Sarmas, on Wednesday received the US Ambassador to Greece, George Tsunis at his office.

The ambassador congratulated Sarmas on his appointment as prime minister and wished the caretaker government good luck in its endeavours. They reaffirmed that Greek-US relations are "at their best point".


Greece appoints caretaker prime minister ahead of new elections

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou appointed Ioannis Sarmas, a senior judicial official who is president of the Court of Audit, as caretaker prime minister on Wednesday to form a government that will lead the country to a repeat election on June 25, after last weekend's inconclusive vote.

October 28: This is how the Greco-Italian war began in 1940

Shortly after 03:00 in the morning of October 28, 1940, the fascist Italian government of Mussolini sent an ultimatum to Greece, through the Italian ambassador in Athens, Emanuele Grazzi, who personally delivered it to Ioannis Metaxas at his home in Kifissia, demanding the free passage of the Italian army from the Greek-Albanian border in order to then occupy some strategic points of the Kingdo

Rouge D Femme | Athens | January 24

The Canadian short documentary film "Rouge D 4 Femme" (Red D 4 Woman) by Nadia Fortin will be screened at the Athens School of Fine Arts' theater as part of the Athens Video Dance Project festival on Friday, January 24. The film tells the story of Josee Delorme, a woman suffering from cerebral palsy who has created her own form of communication to express herself.

Greece thrashes Jordan ahead of World Cup in China

NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Greek national team were in action on Saturday as part of the 2019 Suzhou International Basketball Challenge in China. Greece thrashed Jordan 92-65 in a game that took place ahead of the FIBA World Cup that kicks off in China next Saturday. Antetokounmpo scored 13 points, behind Giorgos Printezis with 17 points.

I Love My Market | Piraeus | May 4

The Greek capital's wholesale market at Rendi near Piraeus is hosting a special event to celebrate the people that work there, shop there and live nearby. "I Love My Market" will include pop-up restaurants and street food trucks, concerts and DJ sets, clothing swaps, bazaars and more. Doors open at 5 p.m. and admission is free of charge.