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Spain arrests nine suspected PKK members
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Spain arrests nine suspected PKK members

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

Spanish police have arrested nine people accused of belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which is considered a terrorist…

Discussions on “Aphrodite” development restart
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Discussions on “Aphrodite” development restart

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

The Ministry of Energy and partners in Block 12 of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), are set to restart their…

North Korea may be readying long-range missile launch soon
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North Korea may be readying long-range missile launch soon

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

North Korea may be preparing to launch a long-range missile as soon as within a week, Japan's Kyodo news agency…

Regling: Greece will face financial problems sooner or later
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Regling: Greece will face financial problems sooner or later

makis - Jan 26, 2016

President of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Klaus Regling said in an interview with French Le Figaro that although he…

No plans to ‘exclude’ Greece from Schengen, Commission spox Bertaud says
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No plans to ‘exclude’ Greece from Schengen, Commission spox Bertaud says

makis - Jan 25, 2016

There are no plans to either exclude Greece from Schengen or for the "suspension" of the treaty for two years,…

China and Iran sign deal for closer cooperation
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China and Iran sign deal for closer cooperation

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

The two leaders signed 17 agreements on a range of issues from energy to boosting trade to $600 billion. Iranian…

US and Turkey ready to find “military solution” in Syria
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US and Turkey ready to find “military solution” in Syria

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

Biden said a political deal "would be better" but "if that's not possible" the US would pursue alternatives. This would…

Police search for suspect in Nicosia murder attempt
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Police search for suspect in Nicosia murder attempt

Sokratis - Jan 23, 2016

Police are investigating an attempted murder against a young man in the Anthoupoli area of Nicosia, they told SigmaLive Greek.…

Greek PM and Cyprus president discuss Cyprus problem, during Davos meeting
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Greek PM and Cyprus president discuss Cyprus problem, during Davos meeting

makis - Jan 22, 2016

The Cyprus issue and cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and other countries in the region dominated a meeting between Greek Prime…

Tsipras at WEF in Davos: Europe’s problems need ‘more Europe
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Tsipras at WEF in Davos: Europe’s problems need ‘more Europe

makis - Jan 21, 2016

Solving Europe's problems required "more Europe," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday, while participating in a World Economic…

Putin “probably” behind Litvinenko murder in 2006
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Putin “probably” behind Litvinenko murder in 2006

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin was “probably” behind the murder of a former spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006, a public inquiry…

US delays European data privacy billdelays European data privacy bill
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US delays European data privacy billdelays European data privacy bill

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

US lawmakers are delaying legislation that would give Europeans access to US privacy rights, sources told Reuters on Wednesday. The…

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Refugee arrivals in January 2016 dwarf 2015 numbers

Panos - Jan 20, 2016

Over 21 times more refugees have arrived in Greece this month than in all of January 2015, the International Organization…

Protesters riot in Haiti ahead of presidential vote
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Protesters riot in Haiti ahead of presidential vote

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, demonstrators took to the streets on Monday, setting cars on fire and burning tires to protest an…

Thousands rally against Montenegro’s NATO membership
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Thousands rally against Montenegro’s NATO membership

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

An anti-NATO petition calling for a referendum on the country’s accession to the alliance has gathered “tens of thousands of…

Burkina Faso begins 3 days of mourning
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Burkina Faso begins 3 days of mourning

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Burkina Faso began three days of national mourning Sunday and the president said security would be stepped up in the…

Crystal Cruises cancels stops in Turkey over security issues
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Crystal Cruises cancels stops in Turkey over security issues

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

Crystal Cruises announced Friday that it was cancelling stops in Turkey for two upcoming voyages. The company said in a…

Mitsotakis looking for ‘spark’ from US Greeks
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Mitsotakis looking for ‘spark’ from US Greeks

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is putting together his frontline teams after being elected last Sunday, has called on…

Cyprus president spurns haste in peace talks
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Cyprus president spurns haste in peace talks

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

Cyprus' president on Friday sought to tone down what he called “excessive optimism” that ongoing talks aimed at reunifying the…

Three arrested in hunt for Jakarta attackers
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Three arrested in hunt for Jakarta attackers

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Anti-terrorism police in Indonesia have made three arrests after the attack in the capital Jakarta on Thursday that left seven…