Category: WORLD

Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?
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Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

It’s been a scorching week in Washington, what with daily revelations about Russian hacking, the Senate stumbling its way to…

The cities of the world proclaim the Montréal Declaration and commit to implementing the Paris Agreement
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The cities of the world proclaim the Montréal Declaration and commit to implementing the Paris Agreement

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

Montréal, Closing the XII Metropolis World Congress and the 2017 General Assembly of the Association Internationale des Maires Francophones (AIMF),…

Heatwave sweeps across Europe with scorching temperatures in major cities
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Heatwave sweeps across Europe with scorching temperatures in major cities

makis - Jun 22, 2017

Europe is experiencing an unprecedented heatwave with temperatures in major cities across the continent reaching record values for the start…

Why the White House is reading Greek History
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Why the White House is reading Greek History

Panos - Jun 22, 2017

The Trump White House isn’t known as a hot spot for Ivy League intellectuals. But last month, a Harvard academic…

Brexit and weak government: a drama lesson from the Greek economy
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Brexit and weak government: a drama lesson from the Greek economy

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

The UK is not the first country to stand on the brink of leaving the EU. It may enjoy a…

France’s Emmanuel Macron seizes big majority in parliament
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France’s Emmanuel Macron seizes big majority in parliament

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron won a large majority in the lower house of parliament Sunday, freeing his hand to implement…

Foreign Ministry pays respects to Helmut Kohl
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Foreign Ministry pays respects to Helmut Kohl

Sokratis - Jun 17, 2017

The Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday paid respects to Helmut Kohl, the former German chancellor who died aged 87. The…

Now even Turkish millionaires are fleeing Erdogan’s crackdown
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Now even Turkish millionaires are fleeing Erdogan’s crackdown

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Turkish book agent Barbaros Altug’s reality is starting to resemble some of his most popular fiction, unfortunately for him. Like…

Trump will stop short of scrapping Obama’s Cuba policies
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Trump will stop short of scrapping Obama’s Cuba policies

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

In a shot at one of Barack Obama’s signature policies, President Trump on Friday will announce steps designed to restrict…

High possibility of agreement after EuroWorking Group
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High possibility of agreement after EuroWorking Group

makis - Jun 15, 2017

According to the initial reports information coming out of the Euro Working Group, it seems there will be an agreement…

Computer solves a major time travel problem
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Computer solves a major time travel problem

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

It is more than 120 years since H.G. Wells published The Time Machine, the novel that was to popularise the…

European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books
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European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books

Panos - Jun 14, 2017

Kassel, Germany is now home to a Greek temple-inspired artwork that pays homage to free speech instead of the gods:…

British elections: Exit polls predict win by May with 314 seats, but no majority
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British elections: Exit polls predict win by May with 314 seats, but no majority

Panos - Jun 09, 2017

The exit poll indicates that the Conservatives will be the largest party but will lose 17 seats with a projection…

300,000 year-old Homo Sapiens in Morocco rewrites species history!
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300,000 year-old Homo Sapiens in Morocco rewrites species history!

Panos - Jun 08, 2017

Anthropologists have long sought to pin down the exact location of the proverbial “Garden of Eden” — the region of…

Cyprus and Israeli plan their largest-ever military exercise
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Cyprus and Israeli plan their largest-ever military exercise

Panos - Jun 08, 2017

The largest land-based exercise between the National Guard and the Israeli special forces will take place in the coming days…

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of being behind twin-terrorist attack in Tehran
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Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of being behind twin-terrorist attack in Tehran

makis - Jun 07, 2017

The powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran accused Saudi Arabia of being behind the twin-attack against the country’s parliament…

FYROM PM: Previous governments had provoked Greece
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FYROM PM: Previous governments had provoked Greece

makis - Jun 07, 2017

Zoran Zaev, the PM of FYROM said the previous governments of Nikola Gruevski had provoked Greece by erecting many statues…

Former Israeli Defense Minister: Turkey’s Erdogan is ‘Intentionally Islamicizing Europe’
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Former Israeli Defense Minister: Turkey’s Erdogan is ‘Intentionally Islamicizing Europe’

Panos - Jun 07, 2017

In an interview with the Times of Israel, former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon accused Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip…

Paris shooting: French authorities treating incident as terrorist attack
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Paris shooting: French authorities treating incident as terrorist attack

makis - Jun 06, 2017

Police in Paris have shot a man who attempted to attack an officer outside Notre-Dame cathedral. Authorities, who are investigating…

California passes bill banning investment in Turkey over denial of ‘Armenian genocide’
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California passes bill banning investment in Turkey over denial of ‘Armenian genocide’

Panos - Jun 06, 2017

The California State Assembly has passed a bill that prohibits two state bodies from making additional or new investments, or…