Greek PM assumes Foreign Ministry
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Greek PM assumes Foreign Ministry

makis - Oct 17, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has assumed the post of Foreign Minister, after Nikos Kotzias handed in his resignation, Wednesday afternoon, the Priministarial office said in a statement.…

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias resigns
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Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias resigns

makis - Oct 17, 2018

Mr Kotzias handed in his resignation to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, Wednesday afternoon. According to reports, the Foreign Affairs Minister was displeased over the fact that Tsipras…

FYROM PM Zaev: “Macedonia” name will not change but be completed
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FYROM PM Zaev: “Macedonia” name will not change but be completed

makis - Oct 16, 2018

“The name” Macedonia” is not changing but is being completed,” FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stressed, addressing the country’s parliament during a debate on the constitutional reforms…

Woman at the head of Greek Supreme Court (CoS) for the first time in history
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Woman at the head of Greek Supreme Court (CoS) for the first time in history

makis - Oct 16, 2018

A female judge was appointed as the President of the Council of State (CoS), Greece’s Supreme administrative court for the first time in history. The decision was…

Akinci and Anastasiades to meet later this month
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Akinci and Anastasiades to meet later this month

makis - Oct 15, 2018

President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday announced he is to have a casual meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci later in the month. The announcement came after…

A 1950 law discourages investments in Greece
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A 1950 law discourages investments in Greece

makis - Oct 15, 2018

An old-fashioned law of the Greek penal code dated back to 1950 prevents private actors from investing in projects where the public sector also has a share,…

Yeni Safak: Greece, Egypt EEZ plan ‘invasion from Crete’
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Yeni Safak: Greece, Egypt EEZ plan ‘invasion from Crete’

makis - Oct 12, 2018

In the wake of this week's trilateral meeting between the leaders of Greece, Egypt and Greece about the delineation of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Greece…

Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7
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Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7

makis - Oct 12, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on December 7, it emerged yesterday. The trip has been planned amid a…

US stocks suffer worst loss in 8 months amid rising interest rates, tech hit hardest
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US stocks suffer worst loss in 8 months amid rising interest rates, tech hit hardest

makis - Oct 11, 2018

US stock exchanges recorded biggest losses in 8 months as rising interest rates made investors flee risky stocks. The S&P, Dow Jones and Nasdaq plunged between 3…

Tsipras: “We must not forget the differences of the past” – Steinmeier: “We are morally & politically guilty”
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Tsipras: “We must not forget the differences of the past” – Steinmeier: “We are morally & politically guilty”

makis - Oct 11, 2018

The issue of German reparations was reported by Alexis Tsipras and Franck-Walter Steinmeier in their discussion before the cameras before their own meeting. The Prime Minister said…

Greek pilots win “Best Warriors in the World” award in NATO training in Spain again (video)
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Greek pilots win “Best Warriors in the World” award in NATO training in Spain again (video)

makis - Oct 10, 2018

Greece’s elite pilots had a fantastic presentation at the Mirage 2000-5 in Albacete, Spain, and were named the best pilots in NATO for 2018. Greek pilots took…

Europe’s “Golden Visa” schemes open doors for criminals, according to report
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Europe’s “Golden Visa” schemes open doors for criminals, according to report

makis - Oct 10, 2018

With its cash-for-passport practices, Europe has opened its door to the criminal and corrupt, with some member states running a lucrative industry of trading citizenship for money,…

European Commission: Turkey must respect Cyprus’ sovereign rights to drill in its EEZ
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European Commission: Turkey must respect Cyprus’ sovereign rights to drill in its EEZ

makis - Oct 09, 2018

The European Commission said it stands by an earlier leaders’ statement calling on Turkey to stop provocations and respect the right of the Cyprus Republic to research…

IMF revises Greece’s 2019 growth rate upwards
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IMF revises Greece’s 2019 growth rate upwards

makis - Oct 09, 2018

The International Monetary Fund has revised Greece’s short-term growth forecasts upward while lowering medium-term forecasts in its October 2018 World Economic Outlook. The report will be published…

Spiegel: Greece to claim €280 billion in WWII reparations from Germany
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Spiegel: Greece to claim €280 billion in WWII reparations from Germany

makis - Oct 08, 2018

German magazine Spiegel reports that the Greek government will be initiating a formal claim for war reparations from the German government upwards of 280 billion euros for…

Angelina Jolie, Keanu Reeves & the Greek connection?
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Angelina Jolie, Keanu Reeves & the Greek connection?

makis - Oct 08, 2018

Are Angelina Jolie and Keanu Reeves dating? That’s the claim in one of this week’s tabloids. According to reports in some tabloids like NW, the stars have…

Greek fishermen claim Turkish coastguard tried to ram their boat
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Greek fishermen claim Turkish coastguard tried to ram their boat

makis - Oct 05, 2018

The Turkish coast guard attempted to stage a new provocation in Greek territorial waters near Vatos one of the rocky isles of the Oinousses cluster in the…

German Chancellery: Greece has committed to continuing reforms
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German Chancellery: Greece has committed to continuing reforms

makis - Oct 05, 2018

Germany sent a clear message to Greece that it expects the debt-ridden country to fulfil its commitments and continue the agreed reforms. The German Chancellery responded to…

Times: Greece expels Isis recruiters from refugee camp
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Times: Greece expels Isis recruiters from refugee camp

makis - Oct 04, 2018

According to British site thetimes.co.uk, Greece is taking urgent action to tackle Islamist extremists who have infiltrated a large refugee camp on Lesbos and are alleged to…

Greek fishermen claim Turkish coastguard tried to ram their boat
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Greek fishermen claim Turkish coastguard tried to ram their boat

makis - Oct 04, 2018

The Turkish coast guard attempted to stage a new provocation in Greek territorial waters near Vatos one of the rocky isles of the Oinousses cluster in the…