Seeking to rise above partisanship and reach the widest consensus possible regarding the government’s pick for the country’s new president, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis nominated Katerina Sakellaropoulou, a top judge, for the post, in a televised address on state-run broadcaster ERT on Wednesday evening.

09.01.2020 / 16:43

The United States will be assuming an active role in easing tensions created by Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean, particularly following its maritime borders and defense agreements with Libya's Tripoli-based government, sources told Kathimerini in the wake of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday.

28.12.2019 / 15:51

Notwithstanding a short break for the holidays, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his aides are busy planning for his visit to Washington next month where he is scheduled to meet with US President Donald Trump on January 7 and to explore business prospects, Kathimerini understands. 

23.12.2019 / 01:30

Draft legislation to be discussed during a cabinet meeting Monday is expected to put forward a series of measures to ensure that strikes on public transport and street protests do not create inordinate upheaval for city-dwellers.

17.12.2019 / 21:19

In their first one-on-one meeting on Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde discussed Greece’s economy, with the ECB chief hailing the progress of reforms.

06.12.2019 / 13:00

In the wake of the “difficult but useful” meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of Wednesday’s NATO summit in London, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is weighing his options over his next step amid the recent tension stemming from Ankara’s dispute of Greek sovereignty and increased migrant flows from Turkey. 

05.12.2019 / 12:06

As expected, Wednesday's meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO summit in London only confirmed the wide gulf between the perspectives of the two sides.

20.11.2019 / 10:33

Five closed pre-departure centers for migrants are expected to open on the Aegean islands of Samos, Chios, Lesvos, Kos and Leros, with details to be announced by government spokesman Stelios Petsas on Wednesday.