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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…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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…

POLITICS
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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…

GREECE
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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,…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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…

WORLD
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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.…

WORLD
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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…

POLITICS
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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…

WORLD
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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…

FINANCE
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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…