- January 2: The Athens Stock Exchange starts the new year in good fashion as the General Index closes at 941.26 after gains of 3.67%.
- January 4: The elections for the Presidency of Cyprus are officially proclaimed. The first round will be held on February 17 with the runoff - if necessary - being held one week later.
- January 10: Moody's downgrades Cyprus' government bond rating by three notches: from B3 to Caa3.
- January 20: A time bomb goes off at "The Mall" shopping centre in Maroussi.
- January 26: Athens Metro workers return to work after a 10-day strike.
- January 31: Kostas Filippidis breaks the Greek indoor and overall record in the pole vault with a jump of 5.83m.
- February 9: Nikoletta Kyriakopoulou breaks the Greek women's indoor record in the pole vault, at Donetsk, Ukraine, with 4.60m.
- February 10: Panathinaikos defeat Olympiakos 81-78 to lift the Greek basketball cup.
- February 17: In the Cyprus presidential elections, Nikos Anastasiades, the head of conservative DISY, receives 45.46% of the vote and advances to the runoff against AKEL candidate Stavros Malas who ends up with 26.91% barely edging out Giorgos Lillikas of EDEK.
- February 20: Major unions in Greece stage a 24-hour general strike.
- February 24: Nikos Anastasiades defeats Stavros Malas in the Cyprus runoff election and is elected President. Anastasiades polls 57.48% against 42.52% for Malas.
- February 27: Former Thessaloniki mayor, Vasilis Papageorgopoulos, is sentenced to life imprisonment for embezzlement of public money.
- February 28: Nikos Anastasiades is installed as President of the Republic of Cyprus.
- March 4: Former Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos is sentenced to eight years in jail and a €520,000 fine for failure to disclose certain assets during his term as MP.
- March 4: PM Antonis Samaras meets with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul and sign 25 bilateral pacts.
- March 10: Olympiakos clinch their 40th football championship with a 3-0 home win against AEK.
- March 16: Eurozone finance ministers agree a €10 billion bailout package for Cyprus. Bank depositors race to withdraw their money as the terms include a haircut on their accounts: Those with deposits of more than 100,000 euros are to be charged 9.9% and those with less 6.75% of their deposits.
- March 19: The Cyprus House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejects the terms of the EU bailout package. 36 MPs vote "no" while 19 DISY members abstain.
- March 21: Standard and Poor's downgrades the sovereign rating of Cyprus from CCC+ to CCC.
- March 22: The Cyprus House of Representatives approves nine bills to raise €5.8 billion in order to receive bailout aid from the EU.
- March 25: Eurozone finance ministers agree terms with Cyprus for a €10 billion bailout package. Under the terms - which focus on the Popular Bank - all accounts under €100,000 will be guaranteed while those above that amount will receive a "haircut".
- March 28: Banks reopen in Cyprus after nearly two weeks of being shut. Restrictions are imposed on transactions and the flow of capital.
- March 31: Panathinaikos sack coach Fabri Gonzalez after a disappointing 0-1 loss to Platanias.
- April 14: Dimitris Koutsoumbas is announced as the new chairman of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), succeeding Aleka Papariga.
- April 14: Fans go amok at the OAKA Stadium after an own-goal by Mavroudis Bougaidis, in the 88th minute of play, puts AEK 1-0 down to Panthrakikos. The referee is forced to abandon the game, condemning AEK to certain relegation to the B Division for the first time in history.
- April 22: Akis Tsochatzopoulos, goes on trial for kickbacks and money laundering related to arms procurements whilst he was Defence Minister.
- April 28: The Hellenic Parliament passes by 168 to 123 an "Omnibus" bill that, among other things, will give the government the power to dismiss 15,000 previously-tenured civil servants.
- April 30: The Cyprus House of Representatives approves by 29 to 27 the bailout agreement ("memorandum") with international creditors.
- May 5: Cyprus President, Nikos Anastasiades, visits Israel and holds talks with PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
- May 10: Kostas Filippidis wins the gold medal in the pole vault, at the Diamond League, in Doha, Qatar, with a 5.82m jump, setting a new outdoor Greek record.
- May 10: Olympiakos BC defeat CSKA Moscow 69-52 and qualify for the Euroleague final in London.
- May 11: Olympiakos defeat Asteras Tripolis 3-1 (aet) to win the Greek Football Cup.
- May 12: Olympiakos BC defeat Real Madrid 100-88 to win the Euroleague for the second year in a row.
- May 15: Fitch upgrades its sovereign credit rating for Greece to B- from CCC.
- May 16: PM Antonis Samaras meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing.
- January 2: Vasilis Emmanouilidis, football player.
- January 2: Nickolas Ambraseys, member of the Academy of Athens.
- January 4: Kostas Alexandridis, one-time president of the Hellenic Football Federation.
- January 4: Nikos Samaras, volleyball player.
- January 14: Dimitris Kastanas, Greek-American TV presenter.
- January 28: Nikolaos Dertilis, general of the Junta era.