Police believe Greece’s ambassador to Brazil killed near Rio

Authorities believe that Greece’s missing ambassador to Brazil was killed at the home that his wife kept in the Rio de Janeiro area, a police investigator said Friday. Kyriakos Amiridis went missing on Monday in the city of Nova Iguacu, 25 miles (41 kilometers) north of Rio de Janeiro. Greece’s Embassy in Brasilia said the […]

Brazil police officer confesses to killing Greek ambassador

A Rio de Janeiro police officer confessed to murdering Greece’s ambassador to Brazil, possibly at the direction of the diplomat’s Brazilian wife with whom the policeman was romantically involved, Globo TV reported on Friday, citing police sources. Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was missing since Monday night. Francoise, his Brazilian wife and the mother of […]

Geoffrey Pyatt named new US ambassador in Greece

Geoffrey Pyatt, who currently heads the American Embassy in Ukraine, will become the next US ambassador in Greece, the US Senate confirmed Friday. Pyatt is to replace David D. Pearce who is to depart from Athens in September. The US Embassy in Athens confirmed the appointment on Twitter on Friday.

U.S. ambassador in favour of debt relief for Greece

U.S. Ambassador in Athens David Pearce on Monday said he was in favour of debt relief for Greece stressing the country’s importance as an energy hub a a transit centre for trade goods. Speaking at the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce 26th annual “The Greek Economy Conference” on “Investment and Growth: Building a National Plan,” Mr. […]