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The working class moves against Greece’s Syriza government
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The working class moves against Greece’s Syriza government

Panos - Jan 19, 2018

This week, tens of thousands of workers in key industries in Greece took strike action against European Union (EU) austerity…

Turkish major political leader disputes sovereignty of Greek isle of Pserimos!
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Turkish major political leader disputes sovereignty of Greek isle of Pserimos!

makis - Jan 18, 2018

The leader of Turkey’s major opposition People’s Republican party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglou blasted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for failing…

The 5 names for FYROM proposed by UN negotiator Nimetz
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The 5 names for FYROM proposed by UN negotiator Nimetz

makis - Jan 18, 2018

Media from FYROM revealed the names put on the table by the UN special negotiator Matthew Nimetz during talks between…

Mathew Nimetz says solution unrealistic without the term Macedonia
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Mathew Nimetz says solution unrealistic without the term Macedonia

makis - Jan 17, 2018

UN special envoy on the name dispute between Greece and FYROM Matthew Nimetz said a resolution was untenable at this…

Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Summit Tackles Economic Cooperation
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Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Summit Tackles Economic Cooperation

Panos - Jan 17, 2018

Jordan’s King Abdullah II met in Nicosia on Tuesday with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras,…

Greek PM accepts resignation of Kostas Zouraris
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Greek PM accepts resignation of Kostas Zouraris

makis - Jan 16, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras accepted the resignation of deputy Education Minister Kostas Zouraris, following the backlash caused by the latter’s…

Defence Minister Kammenos tweets map with “Vardarska” name for FYROM
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Defence Minister Kammenos tweets map with “Vardarska” name for FYROM

makis - Jan 16, 2018

With a tweet on his feed, Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos reiterated his position on the use of the term…

Greece-Cyprus-Jordan trilateral to focus on energy and Cypriot issue
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Greece-Cyprus-Jordan trilateral to focus on energy and Cypriot issue

Panos - Jan 16, 2018

Greece, Cyprus and Jordan are expected to sign the declaration on the Cypriot issue and natural gas, among other agreements…

Protests and clashes in Athens as parliament passes more reforms
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Protests and clashes in Athens as parliament passes more reforms

Panos - Jan 16, 2018

An estimated 20,000 people protested outside the Greek parliament on Monday where lawmakers passed a package of reforms demanded by…

FYROM’s Foreign Minister: “Greece does not have the exclusivity of the term ‘Macedonia’”!
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FYROM’s Foreign Minister: “Greece does not have the exclusivity of the term ‘Macedonia’”!

makis - Jan 15, 2018

In the forthcoming negotiations in New York under Matthew Nimetz on the FYROM name dispute, the country’s Foreign Minister Nikolay…

Greek Minister Offers Resignation after Insulting Comments
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Greek Minister Offers Resignation after Insulting Comments

Panos - Jan 15, 2018

Minister Kostas Zouraris submitted his resignation on Sunday after he made insulting comments on a radio program against two Greek…

ND still holds double-digit percentage point lead over SYRIZA: poll
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ND still holds double-digit percentage point lead over SYRIZA: poll

Panos - Jan 15, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party continued to field a double-digit percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest…

Mitsotakis: Government should stop practising “secret diplomacy”
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Mitsotakis: Government should stop practising “secret diplomacy”

makis - Jan 11, 2018

The leader of Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on the Greek government to stop employing…

Secret diplomacy with FYROM: They will not announce where & when Kotzias will meet Dimitrov!
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Secret diplomacy with FYROM: They will not announce where & when Kotzias will meet Dimitrov!

makis - Jan 11, 2018

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov will meet with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzas today, but neither…

Tsipras sends letter of reassurance to Archbishop Ieronymos on Macedonian issue
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Tsipras sends letter of reassurance to Archbishop Ieronymos on Macedonian issue

makis - Jan 11, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsiptas sent a letter to Archbishop of Athens and Greece, Ieronymos, in an effort to tone down…

Catalonia: Separatist parties agree to re-elect Puidgemont
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Catalonia: Separatist parties agree to re-elect Puidgemont

Panos - Jan 11, 2018

On Wednesday, Catalonia’s separatist parties agreed to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont, as President of the region, in spite of the…

Greek PM Tsipras meets with Italian PM Gentiloni in Rome
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Greek PM Tsipras meets with Italian PM Gentiloni in Rome

makis - Jan 10, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras met in Rome with his Italian counterpart, Paolo Gentiloni on the sidelines of the Euro-Med Summit…

FYROM’s Osmani says stories in news about different names are just speculation
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FYROM’s Osmani says stories in news about different names are just speculation

Panos - Jan 10, 2018

The reports presented in media over the possible name to which Greece and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will…

Greek PM says sharia law legislation a historic moment
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Greek PM says sharia law legislation a historic moment

Panos - Jan 10, 2018

In a written statement, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras dubbed the new legislation on sharia law submitted in parliament as “historic”,…

Watch communist union members storm Labour Ministry
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Watch communist union members storm Labour Ministry

makis - Jan 09, 2018

Members of communist trade union group PAME stormed the Ministry of Labour Ministry building in Athens, Tuesday afternoon and demanded…