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FYROM PM says open to changing country’s name
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FYROM PM says open to changing country’s name

makis - Dec 16, 2015

The Prime Minister of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Gruevski, has said he would be open to changing…

Juncker stakes leadership on Schengen, new EU border controls
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Juncker stakes leadership on Schengen, new EU border controls

ilias1 - Dec 16, 2015

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday staked his leadership on preserving the EU's passport-free Schengen zone, saying member states…

Iran slams Turkey’s role in anti-ISIL alliance as hypocrisy
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Iran slams Turkey’s role in anti-ISIL alliance as hypocrisy

Panos - Dec 16, 2015

The Saudi’s diplomatic recipe for an Islamic response to ISIL has been welcomed by some and condemned by some. The…

‘Conditions more than ripe’ for a name solution, says FYROM’s FM
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‘Conditions more than ripe’ for a name solution, says FYROM’s FM

makis - Dec 15, 2015

“Don’t make excessive demands of us,” stresses Nikola Poposki, foreign minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), on…

No more US patrols in the South China Sea
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No more US patrols in the South China Sea

Panos - Dec 15, 2015

According to the news agency Reuters, the US Navy is unlikely to carry out another patrol within 12 nautical miles…

Draghi’s “adequate” stimulus seen just enough for inflation
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Draghi’s “adequate” stimulus seen just enough for inflation

Panos - Dec 14, 2015

Mario Draghi’s message is starting to sink in. After the European Central Bank president labeled a package of fresh stimulus…

Russian destroyer fired warning shots in near collision with Turkish fishing boat off Lemnos
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Russian destroyer fired warning shots in near collision with Turkish fishing boat off Lemnos

chris1 - Dec 13, 2015

A Russian destroyer avoided a collision with a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea on Sunday, the defence ministry said,…

France heads to second round of regional elections
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France heads to second round of regional elections

ilias1 - Dec 13, 2015

Voters in France are heading to the second round of regional elections, which saw the far-right National Front (FN) party…

Grexit Is the Third “Word of the Year” in Germany
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Grexit Is the Third “Word of the Year” in Germany

Sokratis - Dec 12, 2015

The Association for the German language has announced that “refugee” is the word of the year in Germany. The Word…

Climate summit inches towards deal until Saturday
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Climate summit inches towards deal until Saturday

Panos - Dec 11, 2015

Negotiators at the Paris climate summit have worked through the night on a draft agreement to curb global warming. There…

Turkey in new air strikes against PKK in Iraq
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Turkey in new air strikes against PKK in Iraq

Panos - Dec 10, 2015

Turkish fighter jets carried out a new barrage of air strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq overnight, the army…

San Bernardino shooters money trail under FBI scrutiny
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San Bernardino shooters money trail under FBI scrutiny

Panos - Dec 09, 2015

The FBI is investigating a loan of $28,000 given out from a peer-to-peer lender in California, to the radicalised couple…

More partners should join Egypt-Cyprus-Greece cooperation
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More partners should join Egypt-Cyprus-Greece cooperation

Panos - Dec 09, 2015

President Anastasiades said that the Greece-Cyprus-Egypt trilateral meeting is an alliance of neighbouring countries based on the natural gas in…

Fitch: There will be no global recession
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Fitch: There will be no global recession

Panos - Dec 08, 2015

Emerging market weaknesses are depressing world growth but look unlikely to spark a global recession, says Fitch Ratings in its…

Cedefop conference: Can robots replace humans?
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Cedefop conference: Can robots replace humans?

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

In the future robots will not only replace factory workers, but also employees with high skills, such as lawyers and…

France heads to polls in first elections since Paris Attacks
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France heads to polls in first elections since Paris Attacks

chris1 - Dec 06, 2015

The elections are viewed as a test of public support for the government's response to the attacks on 13 November.…

Athens denies Israeli tests on S-300 missiles
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Athens denies Israeli tests on S-300 missiles

Sokratis - Dec 05, 2015

The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) over the weekend denied reports that Greece helped Israel’s military study a Russian-made air defense…

FYROM leader welcomes Frontex’s participation in patrolling Greek border
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FYROM leader welcomes Frontex’s participation in patrolling Greek border

Sokratis - Dec 05, 2015

The Prime Minister of FYROM, Nikola Gruevski, welcomed on Friday the extension of Frontex’s activities in his country’s borders with…

U.S. praises Greek role in strategic energy projects
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U.S. praises Greek role in strategic energy projects

ilias1 - Dec 05, 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry praised Greece on Friday for embracing strategic energy projects that will lessen Europe's dependence…

EU Justice ministers agree on new PNR rules
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EU Justice ministers agree on new PNR rules

Sokratis - Dec 05, 2015

EU Interior and Justice ministers approved on Friday a compromise text agreed with the European Parliament on the proposal for…