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Government Reshuffle: These are the changes announced
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Government Reshuffle: These are the changes announced

makis - Feb 15, 2019

The government reshuffle that was announced on Friday at 13:30′ did not include any real surprises. The basic change was…

Mitsotakis, Gennimata in Germany this week
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Mitsotakis, Gennimata in Germany this week

Panos - Feb 15, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will arrive in Germany on Thursday to attend the Munich Security Conference…

Breaking News – Revision of article 3 in Constitution on state-religion relations passes
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Breaking News – Revision of article 3 in Constitution on state-religion relations passes

makis - Feb 14, 2019

In a dramatic turn of events, the revision of article 3 of the Greek constitution regarding the relations between the…

Diamantopoulou: Adherance to ban on non-state universities in Greece anachronistic
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Diamantopoulou: Adherance to ban on non-state universities in Greece anachronistic

Panos - Feb 14, 2019

A former education minister and Greece's one-time EU Commissioner, Anna Diamantopoulou, on Wednesday added her voice to political criticism in…

Handelsblatt: Greek govt letting up on reforms; Tsipras pressured ahead of elections
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Handelsblatt: Greek govt letting up on reforms; Tsipras pressured ahead of elections

Panos - Feb 14, 2019

Handelsblatt on Wednesday referred to delays in implementing already agreed-to reforms in Greece by the poll-trailing Tsipras government, as well…

Tsipras govt presents Holy Synod reps plan for revisions in Church-state relations
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Tsipras govt presents Holy Synod reps plan for revisions in Church-state relations

Panos - Feb 13, 2019

The government on Tuesday presented a 10-page plan to implement a recent draft agreement between the state and the Church…

Mitsotakis reiterates ND demand to allow non-state, non-profit universities in Greece
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Mitsotakis reiterates ND demand to allow non-state, non-profit universities in Greece

Panos - Feb 13, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday reiterated his personal and his center-right party's position an overhaul…

Final countdown for debut of ‘North Macedonia’ on Greece’s northern frontier
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Final countdown for debut of ‘North Macedonia’ on Greece’s northern frontier

Panos - Feb 13, 2019

The government in Skopje is reportedly ready to send an official letter to the UN, its member-states and international organizations,…

Greek PM Tsipras and his FYROM PM Zaev officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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Greek PM Tsipras and his FYROM PM Zaev officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

makis - Feb 12, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart from FYROM, Zoran Zaev have been officially nominated for the Nobel Peace…

Govt spox denies another bank recapitalization in the works; refers to ‘danger-mongering’
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Govt spox denies another bank recapitalization in the works; refers to ‘danger-mongering’

Panos - Feb 12, 2019

A government spokesman in Athens on Monday attempted to downplay resurgent speculation and concerns over "bad debt" burdening Greece's systemic…

Latest poll gives 5.5% point lead to ND over PASOK
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Latest poll gives 5.5% point lead to ND over PASOK

Panos - Feb 11, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party is given a 5.5-percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest mainstream opinion…

FYROM’s accession to NATO ratified by the Hellenic Parliament
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FYROM’s accession to NATO ratified by the Hellenic Parliament

makis - Feb 08, 2019

The President of the main opposition party of New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, explained his position on the ratification of FYROM’s…

Bulgaria warns FYROM over NATO membership: “Change your history books”
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Bulgaria warns FYROM over NATO membership: “Change your history books”

makis - Feb 07, 2019

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) should respect its commitments to Bulgaria and Greece if it wants to become…

Skopje signs the protocol of accession to NATO
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Skopje signs the protocol of accession to NATO

Panos - Feb 07, 2019

The ambassadors of 29 member countries of the Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization signed today the protocol for FYROM’s accession to…

FYROM NATO accession protocol introduced to Greek parliament
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FYROM NATO accession protocol introduced to Greek parliament

Panos - Feb 07, 2019

The protocol for the accession of FYROM to NATO was brought to the Greek parliament as provided by the parliamentary…

Tsipras in Ankara: Both countries investing in a positive agenda
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Tsipras in Ankara: Both countries investing in a positive agenda

Panos - Feb 06, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to "sincere talks" with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday afternoon, followed by…

NATO accession protocol for “North Macedonia” to be voted on Friday in Greek parliament
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NATO accession protocol for “North Macedonia” to be voted on Friday in Greek parliament

makis - Feb 05, 2019

The protocol for the accession of “North Macedonia” to NATO will be debated and voted in the Greek parliament on…

Turkish spokesman: “The natural resources that are found in the Mediterranean must be exploited equally”!
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Turkish spokesman: “The natural resources that are found in the Mediterranean must be exploited equally”!

Panos - Feb 05, 2019

The Turkish Presidency’s Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin stated on Monday afternoon in light of Greek PM Alexis Tsipras’ two-day visit to…

The Athens Mosque to be ready in April
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The Athens Mosque to be ready in April

Panos - Feb 05, 2019

The Athens Mosque is expected to be ready and in operation next April. The religious site is under constriction at…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis promises € 2,000 for each baby
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis promises € 2,000 for each baby

Panos - Feb 05, 2019

The President of New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis repeated his pledge to offer a 2,000-euro welfare bonus to new families…