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Obama’s memoirs: The Greek debt crisis, German and French banks

In his memoirs, “A Promised Land,” former Us President Barack Obama makes also some reference to the Greek debt crisis and the way in which the major European powers chose to deal with the situation. In his memoir that was released on Tuesday, Obama writes: “I noticed that they rarely …

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83% of Greeks want common national policy on debt relief, 43% think Obama didn’t help…

The vast majority of Greeks want that the country’s political parties join forces for a common national policy on the debt relief. At the same time, while the majority of Greeks evaluates as positive the visit of US President Barack Obama in Athens last week, they are divided when it …

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Dijsselbloem : Eurogroup to discuss debt relief for “committed” Greece

Winds of Change? Juncker, Moscovici and Dijsselbloem ‘secretly’ plot an uprising and revolt against Schaeuble? Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that the Greek government is very committed and more cooperative than the other governments under the bailout agreements and that the Eurogroup will discuss debt relief measures on December 5th …

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Obama sends a message for Democracy directly from Acropolis (video)

With a new video from the Ancient rock of Acropolis, US President Barack Obama sent a new message about Democracy stressing “we are part of the community of nations that solves problems and make the best for humanity.” the video was uploaded in his personal account on Facebook and Twitter. …

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Speech in Athens: Obama praises Democracy, Sacrifices of Greeks

US President Barack Obama started his speech with “Yias sas!”, “Kalispera!” and “Filoxenia”(hospitality). He used other Greek words like “foustanella”, “spanakopita” and “ouzo” At the end of his 40-minute long speech he said “Zήτω η Ελλάς” (Long Live, Greece) and had Greeks cheer. President Obama speech without teleprompter or notes …

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Obama tours the Acropolis Museum

US President Barack Obama toured the Museum of Acropolis after a visit to the Parthenon on Wednesday morning. In Acropolis Musuem Obama was wearing suit and a tie, while he went to  Acropolis in casual look. picture by US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt  #Acropolis Barack Obama is expected at the Stavros …

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Berlin to Obama & Tsipras “Forget the debt relief!”

Despite the excitement over US President Barack Obama in Greece and his message of support for Debt Relief, just hours before he lands in Berlin, Germans remain cool and even underestimate the influence of the outgoing President. “What is the weight of Obama’s words in Washington and Europe?” German state …

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Obama in Acropolis – Live Streaming – Pictures – Video

In his last day in Athens, US President Barack Obama is visiting Acropolis, one of his childhood dreams, as he recently said. Security measures are draconian, policemen stand in a 5-meter distance from each other, snipers have taken position on buildings roofs. However, the security measures could not hinder Athenians …

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Obama in Athens: Metro and Tram halted, Urban Train… Nov 16/2016

Wednesday, November 16th 2016 will be another day of trouble for drivers and commuters. as US President Barack Obama will visit the Acropolis and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation in Faliron in order to deliver a speech. Metro station <Acropolis> will close as of 9:30 a.m. The Tram operation will be …

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Obama praises Greece for NATO financial commitment: If Greece can do so, so should all allies

President Barack Obama is praising Greece for its financial commitment to NATO – specifically, for being one of five NATO allies that dedicated at least 2 percent of its gross domestic product to defense spending. Obama says Greece has met that threshold despite difficult times, and if it can do …

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Obama: “Greece has made progress but still way to be covered

“In Greece there is progress, but you have a long way ahead,” US President Barack Obama said during his conversation with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in front of the cameras. Obama added that the United States stand by Greece and the Greek people. he made a special reference to the refugees …

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Obama in Athens – Live stream: meeting with the President (Nov 15/2016)

US President Barack Obama in Athens – Live streaming via state broadcaster ERT TV. 13:30 Obama meets president Prokopis Pavlopoulos 14:30 Obama meets prime minister Alexis Tsipras 13:20 Syggrou Avenue is closed to traffic awaiting Obama convoy to drive into the city center. Even pedestrians are not allowed to cross …

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Obama in Athens airport and the vicious red carpet

US President Barack Obama arrived in Athens. He was welcomed at the airport by Defense Minister and junior coalition partner Panos Kammenos. The welcome ceremony was incredible short: just a handshake with Kammenos… and there he got in the car and left the airport for the hotel Astir in Kavouri. …

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Obama in Athens: troubles for drivers, commuters and protesters

The center of Athens will be locked down. Public gatherings and protest rallies  will be banned in the area where US president Barack Obama and his entourage will move.Main Avenues and streets will be closed to traffic from time to time. 5,000 policemen will be deployed, 500 of them in …

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