Category: WORLD

POLITICS
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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,…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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French protesters call for end to state of emergency

chris1 - Jan 31, 2016

President Francois Hollande's Socialist government adopted state of emergency legislation following the Nov. 13 Islamist militant attacks that left 130…

POLITICS
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Biden, Anastasiades discuss Cyprus on the phone

Sokratis - Jan 30, 2016

US Vice President Joe Biden phoned Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades on Friday to discuss developments in the ongoing efforts to…

GREECE
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EU migration commissioner plays down threat of Schengen exit

Sokratis - Jan 30, 2016

European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Friday that there is no possibility of any country being forced out of…

WORLD
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Flying from New York to London in 11 minutes

Panos - Jan 29, 2016

There's now a design for a plane that could cruise from London to New York in 11 minutes, traveling at…

WORLD
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Zika Virus spreading ‘explosively’, WHO

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has convened an emergency committee to discuss the “explosive” spread of the Zika virus, which…