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Critical week ahead for Cyprus

Authorities in both Greece and Cyprus sought to give positive signals over the weekend about the prospects for a resolution to the longstanding division of the island ahead of a landmark multiparty summit scheduled to take place on Thursday in Geneva even though the meeting is expected to launch an open-ended procedure that could last […]

New cabinet faces grueling month ahead

With his new cabinet in place, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected next week to urge his ministers to move swiftly forward with economic reforms so that Greece and its European partners can launch talks on debt relief and he can signal that the country is turning the corner. The cabinet was sworn in over […]

Holy Fire arrives in Athens from Jerusalem ahead of Easter celebrations

The Holy Fire from Jerusalem arrived in Athens by airplane at 8 p.m. on Saturday, ahead of Easter celebrations in Greece. The flame was received with the protocol reserved for heads of state after Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem had been handed it to a Greek delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Amanatidis. “It is […]