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Hollande, Merkel stress migrant crisis needs EU solution

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande stressed on Sunday the migrant crisis, which brought more than a…

Greek and Greek-Australian Scientists to Patent First MS Treatment
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Greek and Greek-Australian Scientists to Patent First MS Treatment

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

Sclerosis, also known as MS, is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain…

Tesla’s Lead Motor Engineer Is Greek
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Tesla’s Lead Motor Engineer Is Greek

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

The Principal Motor Designer at Tesla Motors, the electric luxury cars maker, is Greek. Meet Konstantinos Laskaris. Since 2012, Laskaris…

Greek Author Michalis Ignatiou to Present New Book on Troika in New York
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Greek Author Michalis Ignatiou to Present New Book on Troika in New York

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

The Greek publishing house Livanis in collaboration with the Hellenic Book Club, the Hellenic American Leadership Council, the Dodecanese Federation,…

German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees
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German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on…

Schäuble claims a Grexit would only have hurt the Greek people ‘once’
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Schäuble claims a Grexit would only have hurt the Greek people ‘once’

makis - Feb 04, 2016

The German Minister of Finances Wolfgang Schäuble has provocatively referred to the prospect of ‘Grexit’ once again, this time during…

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Ιnterest rates fall in Cyprus but still among EU highest

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

The interest rates on loans for house purchase decreased to 3.28 per cent in December 2015, whereas the previous month…

Credit Suisse announces 4,000 job cuts amid big Q4 loses
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Credit Suisse announces 4,000 job cuts amid big Q4 loses

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

Credit Suisse is cutting roughly 4,000 jobs to reduce costs after announcing a massive pre-tax loss in the fourth quarter…

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Turkish parties hold first meeting to draft new constitution

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

A Turkish parliamentary commission is meeting in a fresh push to draft a new constitution that would replace the current…

WikiLeaks’ Assange will accept arrest if UN case lost
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WikiLeaks’ Assange will accept arrest if UN case lost

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he took refuge in June 2012 to avoid…

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EU approves funding to Turkey to slow refugee influx

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

EU countries decided to approve a 3 billion euro fund to Turkey on Wednesday to improve living conditions for refugees…

Frankfurter Rundschau: Failure to pass social security bill could bring down Tsipras
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Frankfurter Rundschau: Failure to pass social security bill could bring down Tsipras

makis - Feb 03, 2016

German newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau published an article on Greece and the required reforms describing the social security reform as the…

Japan, South Korea on high alert over North Korean satellite
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Japan, South Korea on high alert over North Korean satellite

Panos - Feb 03, 2016

Japan and South Korea are on high alert over an announcement from North Korea that they would be launching a…

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Growing number of asylum seeker children making sea journey to Greece, UNICEF says

Panos - Feb 03, 2016

Children now make up more than a third of asylum seekers making the perilous sea journey from Turkey to Greece,…

First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex
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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

Panos - Feb 03, 2016

The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local…

Hawking: Mini black hole to power world’s electricity supply
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Hawking: Mini black hole to power world’s electricity supply

Panos - Feb 03, 2016

The eminent theoretical physicist said if we tried to harness the power of a black hole it could drop into…

EU to Greece: Secure your borders applying all Schengen rules
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EU to Greece: Secure your borders applying all Schengen rules

makis - Feb 02, 2016

Following a positive opinion by the Schengen evaluation committee on Friday, the College of Commissioners has today adopted the Schengen…

Who is the Turkish media mogul that wants to set up shop in Greece?
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Who is the Turkish media mogul that wants to set up shop in Greece?

makis - Feb 02, 2016

Turkish TV presenter/Turkish TV8 Channel owner Acun Ilicali dominated Greek press reports on Monday with talk of a meeting he…

The European perspectives of Ukraine were at the epicenter of Roundtable discussion
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The European perspectives of Ukraine were at the epicenter of Roundtable discussion

Panos - Feb 01, 2016

On December 11, 2015 at the premises of the Embassy of Ukraine to the Hellenic Republic was held a Roundtable…

Venice carnival goers asked to lift masks for security
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Venice carnival goers asked to lift masks for security

Panos - Feb 01, 2016

It may be a tradition dating back to the 11th century but masks had to be lifted upon police request…