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Washing machine causes fire in Nicosia’s Episkopio District

Sokratis - Apr 17, 2016

A washing machine is reported to have caused a fire in a village house in Nicosia's Episkopio District. Authorities were…

WORLD
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Six-day remand issued to 4 suspects in Ypsonas drug bust

Sokratis - Apr 16, 2016

Four suspects, who were arrested in Ypsonas on Thursday in a major drug bust, were given six-day remand orders by…

GREECE
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‘You are not alone,’ Pope tells refugees on Lesvos

Sokratis - Apr 16, 2016

Pope Francis on Saturday told refugees trapped on the Greek island of Lesvos that they are “not alone” in their…

WORLD
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NASA in Cyprus for Space Apps Challenge

Sokratis - Apr 16, 2016

NASA returns to Cyprus this weekend, in search of solutions and innovative ideas for several challenges it faces with its…

WORLD
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Pope brings 12 Syrian Muslim refugees to Italy

Sokratis - Apr 16, 2016

The Vatican has confirmed that 12 Syrian refugees, all of them Muslim, are traveling with the pope back to Italy…

FINANCE
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Obama to meet with Merkel on Greek crisis

Panos - Apr 15, 2016

US President Barack Obama will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on April 23 at Hannover, Germany, in order to…

POLITICS
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Tsipras, Hollande agree Greek review should be completed quickly

makis - Apr 13, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and French President Francois Hollande agreed on Wednesday that Athens must fulfill its obligations and conclude…

FINANCE
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Germany tells Greece to stick to promised reforms in bailout program

makis - Apr 13, 2016

Greece has to stick to its promised reforms as agreed in the international bailout program in 2015, a spokesman for…

GREECE
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UNHCR condemns use of tear gas against refugees at Greece-FYROM border

makis - Apr 11, 2016

The United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR condemned on Monday the use of tear gas by Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian…

FINANCE
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Spiegel involves Wolfgang Schaeuble in Panama Papers case

chris1 - Apr 10, 2016

German magazine Der Spiegel involves German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in the Panama Papers case which was revealed last week…

GREECE
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Czechs stop program to take 153 Iraqi Christians

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

The Czech government has stopped a program to give asylum to 153 Iraqi Christians who were threatened by extremists. Thursday's…

FINANCE
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Avramopoulos: Dublin Accord on immigration not working

makis - Apr 07, 2016

The European Commission tabled two proposals for the revision of the ‘Dublin Accord’ on immigration, Wednesday in Brussels. Immigration Commissioner…

GREECE
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Greek Church says Pope to visit to highlight refugee crisis

makis - Apr 05, 2016

The Church of Greece on Tuesday said it had accepted a suggestion from Pope Francis that he visit Greece to…

WORLD
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Ηackers post massive Turkish citizen database online

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

After hackers posted a massive database online, nearly half of Turkey’s citizens are in danger of having their identities stolen.…

DEFENCE
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German minister says refugee, migrant crisis may have peaked

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

On the eve of the first expulsions of refugees from Greece to Turkey under a deal to slow the influx…

GREECE
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‘Voice’ of Paris terrorist raids traversed Greece last year

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

A French jihadist whose voice was heard in an audio recording in which ISIS referenced last November’s terrorist attacks in…

GREECE
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Gerovasili to conduct two-day visit to Russia

Sokratis - Apr 02, 2016

Olga Gerovasili, Greece’s deputy minister to the prime minister, is expected to begin a two-day visit to Moscow on Monday…

POLITICS
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CoE delegation in Cyprus to review EU charter implementation

Sokratis - Apr 02, 2016

A delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (CoE), will conduct a monitoring…

GREECE
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Facebook investigates smugglers’ ‘advert’ of boat trips to Italy

ilias1 - Apr 02, 2016

Facebook was investigating on Friday a report that people smugglers were using its U.S.-based website to sell tickets on a…

GREECE
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FIFA and UEFA threaten Greek football with ‘Grexit’

makis - Mar 31, 2016

The global governing body of football, FIFA and its European branch UEFA have threatened Greece with expelling all its clubs…