Bloomberg: EU may freeze customs union talks with Turkey over illegal drilling activities in Cyprus’ EEZ
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Bloomberg: EU may freeze customs union talks with Turkey over illegal drilling activities in Cyprus’ EEZ

makis - Jun 17, 2019

The European Union is set to threaten Turkey with retaliation over its drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, adding to signs of deteriorating relations between Ankara and…

No Trams and Metro in Athens on Friday
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No Trams and Metro in Athens on Friday

makis - Jun 13, 2019

There will be no Athens Metro services in Athens on Friday from 12:00 midday until 18:00 due to worker’s union assemblies. There will be also no tram…

Turkish F-16 jets fly over Kastellorizo
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Turkish F-16 jets fly over Kastellorizo

makis - Jun 13, 2019

Turkey continued its provocations against Greece, as two F-16 fighter jets violated Greek national airspace on Thursday. The Turkish fighters flew over the island of Kastelorizo at…

Tsipras apologises for job transfers and appointments of SYRIZA partisans
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Tsipras apologises for job transfers and appointments of SYRIZA partisans

makis - Jun 12, 2019

Alexis Tsipras exhibited an apologetic mood during his interview on Alpha TV’s nightly news bulletin. Speaking to anchor Antonis Sroiter, the former Greek PM acknowledged he had…

Turkish Air Force violates Greek airspace 99 times
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Turkish Air Force violates Greek airspace 99 times

makis - Jun 11, 2019

The Turkish Air Force unleashed a barrage of violations and infringements over the Greek national airspace on Tuesday, as 12 Turkish fighter jets, six CN-235 electronic warfare…

North Macedonia violates Prespa Agreement claiming Ancient Macedonia as their own
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North Macedonia violates Prespa Agreement claiming Ancient Macedonia as their own

makis - Jun 10, 2019

Nearly a year after the Greek government signed the controversial Prespa Agreement with the government North Macedonia, which was touted by many as the solution to the…

Turkey violates Greek airspace 46 times
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Turkey violates Greek airspace 46 times

makis - Jun 05, 2019

Turkey is intensifying its provocations against Greece over the Aegean Sea, as the Turkish Air Force on Wednesday violated Greek national airspace 46 times. Turkish F-16s also…

ND President Mitsotakis says the country needs a stable government in TV interview
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ND President Mitsotakis says the country needs a stable government in TV interview

makis - Jun 03, 2019

“Gaining the absolute majority is not an end in itself”, New Democracy President Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in his interview on Ante-1 TV’s main news bulletin. He went…

President Pavolopoulos will not sign the changes in the Greek Justice leadership
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President Pavolopoulos will not sign the changes in the Greek Justice leadership

makis - May 31, 2019

According to information from President Pavlopoulos’ environment, the President, a professor of law himself, is not going to ratify the appointment of the new judges by the…

Greeks to pay 2-3 euros for ATM withdrawals from July 20
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Greeks to pay 2-3 euros for ATM withdrawals from July 20

makis - May 29, 2019

Greek cardholders will be charged a 2-3 euros commission for each withdrawal from ATMs other than the bank that has issued their cards from July 20. The…

European Elections: Where turnout was highest and lowest (infographic)
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European Elections: Where turnout was highest and lowest (infographic)

makis - May 27, 2019

The main centre-right and centre-left parties have lost their 40-year old grip on the European Parliament. As the results of the 2019 European Elections flowed in, it…

Greek market rallies after snap elections declared by Tsipras
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Greek market rallies after snap elections declared by Tsipras

makis - May 27, 2019

The market reacted positively to the announcement of early elections due to the historic victory of New Democracy with a difference of 9.5 points against SYRIZA on…

Polls show ND solidifies lead against ruling SYRIZA
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Polls show ND solidifies lead against ruling SYRIZA

makis - May 21, 2019

Over the past week, the Prime Minister’s Office has leaked information that it possesses secret polls suggesting that the gap between ruling SYRIZA and main opposition New…

Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace 42 times
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Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace 42 times

makis - May 20, 2019

Six Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace a total of 42 times over the Northeast, Central, and Southeastern Aegean Sea. Three CN-235 reconnaissance planes flew over the Greek…

OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters and CH-47 Chinook arrive in Greece (photos)
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OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters and CH-47 Chinook arrive in Greece (photos)

makis - May 17, 2019

The American attack helicopters “Kiowa Warrior” arrived in Greece yesterday and are expected to reinforce the capabilities of the Hellenic Army Air Force. The OH-58 Kiowa Warriors…

Cyprus signs military agreement with France in response to Turkish aggression
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Cyprus signs military agreement with France in response to Turkish aggression

makis - May 16, 2019

Cyprus has signed a military agreement with France, responding to growing provocations by Turkey in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and escalating tensions in the wider Eastern…

Government gives 6-month extension for lodging land registry documents
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Government gives 6-month extension for lodging land registry documents

makis - May 16, 2019

The Greek government has granted a six-month extension for citizens to lodge all the necessary documentation regarding the land registry after it accepted an amendment submitted by…

Anarchists attack at political event in support of Dimitris Koufontinas (photos)
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Anarchists attack at political event in support of Dimitris Koufontinas (photos)

makis - May 15, 2019

Anarchists attacked on the Ethniki Insurance Company on Syngrou Avenue, where the former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the New Democracy MPs Vassilis Kikilia and Olga Kefalogiannis…

Hooded attackers throw petrol bomb at Kesariani Police Station!
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Hooded attackers throw petrol bomb at Kesariani Police Station!

makis - May 14, 2019

A bout 10 hooded individuals attacked the Kesariani Police station with cocktail molotov bombs a little after 3.30am on Tuesday morning. The attackers hurled petrol bombs against…

Athens-Thessaloniki EXPRESS train to launch on May 20
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Athens-Thessaloniki EXPRESS train to launch on May 20

makis - May 13, 2019

The first EXPRESS train is expected to be launched in the Athens-Thessaloniki line on Monday, May 20. The new route will allow passengers to reach their destinations…