“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”
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“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

At a time when the mainstream narrative is all about how Greece’s ‘best and brightest’ minds have been fleeing the country in drones, many of them coming…

These countries shut down the Internet the most
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These countries shut down the Internet the most

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

When it comes to curbing dissent and freedom of expression, some governments take the drastic step of shutting down the internet. Across the world, internet shutdowns and…

Turkey cuts off funding to mercenaries in Syria to force them to fight in Libya
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Turkey cuts off funding to mercenaries in Syria to force them to fight in Libya

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

According to reports, Turkey is exerting pressure on the terrorists and mercenaries under its command in Hassakeh and the Raqqa countryside to join the groups sent by…

Infamous Greek criminal Kostas Passaris sentenced to 4 times life prison
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Infamous Greek criminal Kostas Passaris sentenced to 4 times life prison

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

Infamous Greek criminal Kostas Passaris was sentenced to 4 times life prison by the Athens Joint Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday. Judges and jurors reached their…

Greece is a “flawed democracy”, Economist EIU report says
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Greece is a “flawed democracy”, Economist EIU report says

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

Greece is among the “flawed democracies”, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) white paper released annually since 2006. Greece had a score of 7.29 out of…

Pirates release captured crew-members of Greek tanker ‘Happy Lady’
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Pirates release captured crew-members of Greek tanker ‘Happy Lady’

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

The eight crew-members of the Greek-flagged tanker "Happy Lady", among them five Greek nationals, that had been taken by pirates in an attack near the coast of…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
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Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Scattered clouds in the northern parts of the…

Monica Bellucci to play Maria Callas in Athens theatre
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Monica Bellucci to play Maria Callas in Athens theatre

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

Italian actress Monica Bellucci will reportedly appear in a theatre in Athens playing the role of Maria Callas in the play “Maria Callas, Lettres et Mémoires” by…

Russia ships 120 missiles to Turkey for S-400 system
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Russia ships 120 missiles to Turkey for S-400 system

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

Russia has sent 120 missiles to Turkey for its S-400 system, according to Russian media and a military source. “Turkey has received two s-400 battalions, more than…

F-35s vs F-15EX: What will Israel’s Air Force choose?
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F-35s vs F-15EX: What will Israel’s Air Force choose?

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

The first public photograph has appeared depicting an F-35 stealth fighter in the livery of Israel’s second squadron of the radar-evading jets. The Israeli air arm in…

Mike Pompeo sends letter of support to PM Mitsotakis
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Mike Pompeo sends letter of support to PM Mitsotakis

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reportedly sent a letter of clear support to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis regarding the security and stability in the eastern…

Vote Athens for Europe’s Best Destination for 2020
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Vote Athens for Europe’s Best Destination for 2020

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

There’s a tough competition but Athens, which has picked up a reputation as having a buzz if still not able to shed its image as grimy and…

Turkey alone cannot save its allies in Libya’s civil war
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Turkey alone cannot save its allies in Libya’s civil war

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

Squeezed by an army on the advance, Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) has reached for a lifeline across the Mediterranean in Ankara, which is planning to…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
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Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Scattered clouds in the northern parts of the…

Exploring the hidden depths of Corfu: The ancient secrets of the Greek island’s caves unlocked
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Exploring the hidden depths of Corfu: The ancient secrets of the Greek island’s caves unlocked

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

A journey down into the underground depths of the Greek island of Corfu that lasted 15 days and explored 25 caves was completed a few days ago…

Government defeated in House of Lords over EU citizens post-Brexit Amendment
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Government defeated in House of Lords over EU citizens post-Brexit Amendment

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

The government has suffered a defeat in the Lords over the right of EU citizens lawfully residing in the UK after Brexit to have physical proof of…

Zaev: “We have Ministers who do not use the country’s constitutional name”
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Zaev: “We have Ministers who do not use the country’s constitutional name”

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

Leader of the Social Democratic Party of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev, at a press conference attacked the members of the VMRO-DPMNE who are part of the government…

Mystery investment firm offers to finance $12.9 billion Istanbul canal
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Mystery investment firm offers to finance $12.9 billion Istanbul canal

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

Investment company Money Maker Management has offered to provide all financing for Kanal Istanbul, a 75 billion-lira ($12.8 billion) construction project announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

Where is the global economy headed?
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Where is the global economy headed?

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

As world leaders are descending on Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual summit, experts are struggling to figure out where the world economy is…

ND leads SYRIZA by 13 points in MRB poll
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ND leads SYRIZA by 13 points in MRB poll

Panos - Jan 21, 2020

MRB’s opinion poll on STAR channel reflected ruling New Democracy (ND) and PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s dominance in the political sphere. ND maintains a double-digit lead over leftist…