#BreakingNews 1st Female New Prime Minister in Greece
Vasiliki Thanou , age 65, has become the first-ever woman prime minister of Greece. She was a supreme court chief justice. Thanou was sworn in Athens, Greece. Her post is non-political , as head of a service administration that will keep the wheels of government turning until national elections in four weeks’ time.
Mrs Thanou’s is a caretaker cabinet. Her cabinet includes academics and retired diplomats, plus a popular singer. The president of Greece, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, appointed her after Alexis Tsipras’s resignation as prime minister last week.
Tsipras can now seek re-election, on 20 September, as head of Syriza party.