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Two female terrorists attack police station in Istanbul
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Two female terrorists attack police station in Istanbul

Panos - Mar 03, 2016

Two female terrorists have attacked a police station in Istanbul, throwing two grenades at the building, local NTV broadcaster reported.…

FYROM police reopen border for a trickle of refugees
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FYROM police reopen border for a trickle of refugees

makis - Mar 02, 2016

Authorities of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) have briefly opened their border with Greece to refugees heading for central…

Europe and IMF meet in Brussels to debate solutions for Greece
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Europe and IMF meet in Brussels to debate solutions for Greece

makis - Mar 02, 2016

Greece will be the main topic on the agenda between the European institutions and IMF at Wednesday’s meeting in Brussels.…

Turkey denies claim it blocked launch of NATO’s Aegean mission
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Turkey denies claim it blocked launch of NATO’s Aegean mission

Panos - Mar 02, 2016

Ankara has denied a report saying it stopped over the weekend the launch of a NATO mission aimed at cracking…

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rack up more wins
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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rack up more wins

Panos - Mar 02, 2016

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have both won the most states on the biggest day of the race…

Merkel says migrant clashes show EU summit ‘urgent’
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Merkel says migrant clashes show EU summit ‘urgent’

makis - Mar 01, 2016

Television pictures of migrants desperate to make their way into western Europe via the Balkans show the urgency of a…

Houliarakis and Velculescu butt heads at Euro Working Group
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Houliarakis and Velculescu butt heads at Euro Working Group

makis - Mar 01, 2016

Monday’s Euro Working Group meeting did not result in a decision for the return of the institutions to Athens, with…

Merkel: EU can’t let Greece plunge into ‘chaos’ in refugee crisis
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Merkel: EU can’t let Greece plunge into ‘chaos’ in refugee crisis

makis - Feb 29, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that the EU cannot allow Greece, a country bailed out from its huge debt…

NATO patrols in Aegean sea
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NATO patrols in Aegean sea

ilias1 - Feb 29, 2016

The Hellenic navy will assist a NATO naval force tasked with patrolling the eastern Aegean in a bid to stem…

Moscovici: Refugee crisis could boost EU growth
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Moscovici: Refugee crisis could boost EU growth

Panos - Feb 29, 2016

The refugee crisis could boost the EU’s anemic growth by forcing governments to increase public expenditure, European Economic and Financial…

“Spotlight” wins Best Picture, DiCaprio gets first Oscar
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“Spotlight” wins Best Picture, DiCaprio gets first Oscar

Panos - Feb 29, 2016

Spotlight, a searing portrait of The Boston Globe's investigation into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church, won a surprise…

Turkey raises anti-smuggling steps but faces uphill struggle
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Turkey raises anti-smuggling steps but faces uphill struggle

chris1 - Feb 28, 2016

Turkey all but turned a blind eye last year as more than 850,000 people, most of them Syrians, slipped into…

Institutions in deadlock over review of bailout
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Institutions in deadlock over review of bailout

chris1 - Feb 28, 2016

The European Commission is making efforts to bridge the gap between Greece and its lenders, as well as between the…

Germany’s Schaeuble urges European answer on migrant crisis as scepticism grows
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Germany’s Schaeuble urges European answer on migrant crisis as scepticism grows

chris1 - Feb 28, 2016

Germany's finance minister called for a European solution to the migrant crisis on Saturday, amid fresh criticism at home over…

Egypt migrant departures stir new concern in Europe
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Egypt migrant departures stir new concern in Europe

chris1 - Feb 28, 2016

The European Union fears Mediterranean migrant smuggling gangs are reviving a route from Egypt, officials told Reuters, putting thousands of…

Cyprus leaders will hold another two meetings in March
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Cyprus leaders will hold another two meetings in March

Sokratis - Feb 27, 2016

The leaders of the island's two communities, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, have decided to…

The Greek-American-Jewish Americans support equal solution
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The Greek-American-Jewish Americans support equal solution

Sokratis - Feb 27, 2016

Leaders of the Greek American and Jewish American Communities, along with 25 members of Congress and the Ambassadors of Greece,…

U.N.’s Ban urges European countries to keep borders open for refugees
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U.N.’s Ban urges European countries to keep borders open for refugees

ilias1 - Feb 27, 2016

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Friday about increasing border restrictions in the Balkans and Austria for migrants and…

Tusk seeks migrant ‘consensus’ in Balkans
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Tusk seeks migrant ‘consensus’ in Balkans

makis - Feb 26, 2016

EU president Donald Tusk will visit the Balkan states next week seeking to heal deep divisions over how to tame…

EU ministers demand drop in migrant flows from Turkey before March 7 summit
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EU ministers demand drop in migrant flows from Turkey before March 7 summit

makis - Feb 25, 2016

European Union ministers on Thursday raised the prospect of further tightening unilateral border controls unless there was a sharp drop…