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Russian Patriarch and Pope call for Christian unity together
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Russian Patriarch and Pope call for Christian unity together

chris1 - Feb 14, 2016

In a joint declaration, they also urged the world to protect Christians from persecution in the Middle East. The Pope…

Refugee crisis ‘a near existential’ threat to Europe, says Kerry
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Refugee crisis ‘a near existential’ threat to Europe, says Kerry

Sokratis - Feb 13, 2016

The mass influx of refugees and other migrants into Europe spells a "near existential threat" to the continent, US Secretary…

Avramopoulos plays down Schengen warning as Greece faces deadline
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Avramopoulos plays down Schengen warning as Greece faces deadline

Sokratis - Feb 13, 2016

European Immigration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Friday sought to play down fears of Greece being excluded from…

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Dijsselbloem urges ECB to study security risks of 500 euro banknote

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The European Central Bank should make proposals on how to reduce security risks linked to the 500 euro note which…

Aegate Welcomes the Publication of EU FMD
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Aegate Welcomes the Publication of EU FMD

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

Aegate has welcomed the publication of the Delegated Regulation which sets in motion the Europe wide implementation of the Falsified…

Einstein and the incredible discovery of gravitational waves
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Einstein and the incredible discovery of gravitational waves

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

Scientists have discovered gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, that confirm one of Albert Einstein’s last unverified theories about…

NATO warships ordered to Aegean to help with migrant crisis
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NATO warships ordered to Aegean to help with migrant crisis

makis - Feb 11, 2016

NATO’s European commander on Thursday ordered three warships to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly…

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NATO agrees to Aegean refugee mission, says German Defense Minister

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

NATO has agreed to start a mission in the Aegean Sea to help slow refugee flows and to stop people…

UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo
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UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

Turkey must open its doors to the tens of thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing…

Greek government pleased with official visit to Iran
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Greek government pleased with official visit to Iran

makis - Feb 08, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently in Iran on an official visit, in an effort to develop ties and…

Survivors pulled out of building 2 days after Taiwan quake
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Survivors pulled out of building 2 days after Taiwan quake

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

Two survivors, one found shielded under the body of her husband, were pulled out alive from a toppled high-rise apartment…

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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…