Tsipras and Mitsotakis clash in parliament over Prespes Agreement
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Tsipras and Mitsotakis clash in parliament over Prespes Agreement

makis - Dec 11, 2018

Tensions were high in the Greek parliament Tuesday, as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis clashed during the debate over the bill regarding the…

Albanian PM Rama seizes land owned by Greeks in Chimara
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Albanian PM Rama seizes land owned by Greeks in Chimara

makis - Dec 11, 2018

In a provocative move, the Albanian authorities have issued a decree seizing lands belonging to Greeks in the area of Chimara in Northern Epirus, as website himara.gr…

FYROM PM Zaev: Greece has already recognised “Macedonian” language
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FYROM PM Zaev: Greece has already recognised “Macedonian” language

makis - Dec 10, 2018

FYROM’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev claimed “Greece has recognized the Macedonian language”, despite the backlash caused after his statements about teaching “Macedonians” in Greece their language. Greece…

Anarchists group Rubikon attacks Alimos Town Hall
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Anarchists group Rubikon attacks Alimos Town Hall

makis - Dec 10, 2018

Damages at the Alimos Town Hall were caused on Monday morning by members of the anarchist group “Rubikon”. According to a proclamation they posted on an anarchist…

EU drops plan for 10.000 border guards by 2020
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EU drops plan for 10.000 border guards by 2020

makis - Dec 07, 2018

The European Union’s flagship plan for a 10,000-strong bloc-wide border and coastguard force in two years exceeds “what is feasible,” the EU’s Austrian presidency has said. Some…

FYROM PM Zaev doubles down on his “Macedonian” language comment (video)
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FYROM PM Zaev doubles down on his “Macedonian” language comment (video)

makis - Dec 07, 2018

FYROM’s Prime Miniter Zoran Zaev doubled down on his position about the matter of ”Macedonian” ethnicity and “Macedonian language”, during a public debate on the Prespes Agreement.…

New clashes in Athens & Thessaloniki in the demonstrations for Grigoropoulos
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New clashes in Athens & Thessaloniki in the demonstrations for Grigoropoulos

makis - Dec 06, 2018

Clashes in the demonstrations for the 10 years since the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos in Athens and Thessaloniki. In the wider area of Exarchia and the Polytechnic…

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras visiting Kalymnos
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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras visiting Kalymnos

makis - Dec 05, 2018

In an effort to cover close the gap in the opinion polls against opposition party New Democracy, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has started a series of pre-election…

U.S. looking to increase use of Greek military bases, ports
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U.S. looking to increase use of Greek military bases, ports

makis - Dec 05, 2018

The United States is looking to expand its military presence in Greece, the Military Times quoted Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford…

Eurogroup gives positive assessment on the Greek budget
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Eurogroup gives positive assessment on the Greek budget

makis - Dec 04, 2018

Monday’s Eurogroup meeting ended with a “positive assessment” on the Greek budget, as it recognised the country’s fiscal, according to a Greek finance ministry source. As the…

Albanian nationalists vandalise Greek monument in Northern Epirus
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Albanian nationalists vandalise Greek monument in Northern Epirus

makis - Dec 04, 2018

A group of Albanian nationalists vandalised a monument dedicated to the chieftain of the struggle for independence of northern Epirus, Thymios Lolis after they ‘raided’ the square…

Turks fleeing Erdogan fuel new influx of refugees to Greece
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Turks fleeing Erdogan fuel new influx of refugees to Greece

makis - Dec 03, 2018

In the dead of night, Yunuz Cagar and his wife Cansu gave their baby some herbal tea to help her sleep, donned backpacks and followed smugglers on…

FYROM PM Zaev makes reference to “Aegean Macedonians” in Greece, FYROM media report
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FYROM PM Zaev makes reference to “Aegean Macedonians” in Greece, FYROM media report

makis - Dec 03, 2018

In a provocative statement, FYROM PM Zoran Zaev referred to “Macedonians” living in Greece who would able to learn their “Macedonian” language as a result of the…

ILO finds real wages in Greece fell by 3,5% in 2017
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ILO finds real wages in Greece fell by 3,5% in 2017

makis - Nov 30, 2018

According to a study published by the International Labor Organization (ILO), real wages in Greece fell by 3.5 percent in 2017, the biggest decline recorded since 2013.…

The first Greek migrants who settled in Australia are the real heroes of the diaspora
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The first Greek migrants who settled in Australia are the real heroes of the diaspora

makis - Nov 30, 2018

Young but courageous, helpless but determined to succeed, the first Greek migrants who arrived in Australia in the early 1900s, seeking a better future for themselves and…

What is a day like in the life of a Greek NATO pilot?
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What is a day like in the life of a Greek NATO pilot?

makis - Nov 29, 2018

NATO pilots are trained to face real combat at any minute and are expected to know how to deal with dangerous situations in the field. Greek pilots,…

High school students protest against Prespes agreement with FYROM (videos)
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High school students protest against Prespes agreement with FYROM (videos)

makis - Nov 29, 2018

All over Greece, high school students take to the streets protesting against Prespes agreement with FYROM. During the last days, schools have been taken over by the…

Turkey wipes out the Christian culture of occupied Cyprus
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Turkey wipes out the Christian culture of occupied Cyprus

makis - Nov 28, 2018

“Turkey has been committing two major international crimes against Cyprus. It has invaded and divided a small, weak but modern and independent European state… Turkey has also…

Prominent pawnbroker Richardos arrested over gold-smuggling ring
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Prominent pawnbroker Richardos arrested over gold-smuggling ring

makis - Nov 28, 2018

A total of 59 people were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday in Greece on charges of participating in an international gold-smuggling ring. Among those rounded up around…

General strike for Wednesday
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General strike for Wednesday

makis - Nov 27, 2018

The private-sector workers’ trade union GSEE has called for a 24-hour general strike on Wednesday and will organize a rally as well in downtown Athens at 11:00…