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How much do the Europeans work & how much the do the Greeks?
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How much do the Europeans work & how much the do the Greeks?

makis - Oct 12, 2017

A map depicting average weekly work in Europe was created by linguist and mathematician Jakub Marian. The data are the…

MP of the Greek minority in Albania: “The bill on minorities is a step back”
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MP of the Greek minority in Albania: “The bill on minorities is a step back”

makis - Oct 12, 2017

Besides not having any added value in its content, the new bill on national minorities in Albania marks a step…

Wall Street Journal reporter sentenced to prison by Turkish Court
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Wall Street Journal reporter sentenced to prison by Turkish Court

Panos - Oct 12, 2017

A Turkish court sentenced Wall Street Journal reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison Tuesday, declaring…

EU to single out Chinese imports in report on market distortions
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EU to single out Chinese imports in report on market distortions

Panos - Oct 09, 2017

China will be singled out for special attention under new trade rules to limit excessively cheap imports into the European…

The Center-Left Had Its Chance. It’s Time For Something New.
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The Center-Left Had Its Chance. It’s Time For Something New.

Panos - Oct 06, 2017

The global political project known as “centrism” continues to collapse, despite its billionaire backers’ increasingly desperate attempts to resuscitate its…

Common “Balkan” Presidency of the EU in 2018
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Common “Balkan” Presidency of the EU in 2018

makis - Oct 04, 2017

Varna, a city strongly connected with Greece, and more specifically the palace of Euxinograd, hosted the 1st Quadrilateral Summit Bulgaria,…

Thousands of British Tourists Stranded as Monarch Airline Goes Bust
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Thousands of British Tourists Stranded as Monarch Airline Goes Bust

Panos - Oct 04, 2017

Thousands of Monarch passengers had their flights from Greece, Portugal and Spain cancelled as the beleaguered UK airline has effectively…

Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Dead at 91
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Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Dead at 91

Panos - Sep 28, 2017

Playboy founder and legendary ladies’ man Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91, according to Playboy Enterprises. The…

Wolfgang Schauble to become Parliamentary president in Germany
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Wolfgang Schauble to become Parliamentary president in Germany

makis - Sep 27, 2017

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble will become President of the German parliament, a position that would require him to quit…

What are Trump’s military options in North Korea?
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What are Trump’s military options in North Korea?

Panos - Sep 27, 2017

As the doomsday rhetoric intensifies between two untested and inexperienced leaders in Pyongyang and Washington, the risk of actual combat…

Progress at last! Women in Saudi Arabia to be allowed to drive!
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Progress at last! Women in Saudi Arabia to be allowed to drive!

Panos - Sep 27, 2017

Women in Saudi Arabia are to be allowed to drive – ending a law which made the Gulf nation the…

Metro station evacuated in Tower Hill, London
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Metro station evacuated in Tower Hill, London

makis - Sep 26, 2017

Tube station has been evacuated after a phone charger exploded on a District Line train. The London Fire Brigade said…

German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth term, AfD gains third place
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German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth term, AfD gains third place

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

Angela Merkel is heading for a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor after her centre-right CDU party and its CSU sister…

The Albanian “velvet ethnic cleansing” of the Greeks of Northern Epirus at the OSCE
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The Albanian “velvet ethnic cleansing” of the Greeks of Northern Epirus at the OSCE

makis - Sep 22, 2017

The “National Association of Northern Epirus 1914” participated for the third consecutive year at the Annual Conference of the Office…

Today is the Autumn Equinox: 6 things to know on first day of fall
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Today is the Autumn Equinox: 6 things to know on first day of fall

Panos - Sep 22, 2017

The autumn equinox, otherwise know as the first day of fall, arrives on Friday, Sept. 22 in the Earth’s northern…

The Albanian “velvet ethnic cleansing” of the Greeks of Northern Epirus at the OSCE
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The Albanian “velvet ethnic cleansing” of the Greeks of Northern Epirus at the OSCE

makis - Sep 21, 2017

The “National Association of Northern Epirus 1914” participated for the third consecutive year at the Annual Conference of the Office…

Greek-Chinese relations examined in the 12th Greece-China Joint Ministerial Committee
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Greek-Chinese relations examined in the 12th Greece-China Joint Ministerial Committee

makis - Sep 21, 2017

The Deputy Foreign Minister, Giorgos Katrougalos and head of the Greek delegation stated during the 12th Session of the Greek-China…

Turkey warns of global conflict if Iraq or Syria break up
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Turkey warns of global conflict if Iraq or Syria break up

Panos - Sep 20, 2017

Turkey escalated its opposition to a Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq on Tuesday, training tank guns and rocket launchers…

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing nearly 250
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Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing nearly 250

Panos - Sep 20, 2017

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 248 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital,…

Donald Trump: We will totally destroy North Korea
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Donald Trump: We will totally destroy North Korea

makis - Sep 19, 2017

US President Donald Trump has delivered a stern warning to North Korea in his first speech to the United Nations…