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IMF’s Rice: Up to Euro partners to take next step for premature payment of Fund loan by Greece
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IMF’s Rice: Up to Euro partners to take next step for premature payment of Fund loan by Greece

Panos - Jun 14, 2019

An IMF spokesman on Wednesday clarified that European partners must take the next step if Greece insists on paying off…

Tsipras apologises for job transfers and appointments of SYRIZA partisans
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Tsipras apologises for job transfers and appointments of SYRIZA partisans

makis - Jun 12, 2019

Alexis Tsipras exhibited an apologetic mood during his interview on Alpha TV’s nightly news bulletin. Speaking to anchor Antonis Sroiter,…

ND leader Mitsotakis presents his vision for Greece in Patras rally
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ND leader Mitsotakis presents his vision for Greece in Patras rally

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

The president of Greek opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis will present his main economic platform in a rally…

Greek parliament officially dissolved
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Greek parliament officially dissolved

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

The Presidential Decree for the dissolution of the House of Representatives was affixed to the main entrance of the Parliament…

SYRIZA government resigns, as PM Tsipras informs President Pavlopoulos
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SYRIZA government resigns, as PM Tsipras informs President Pavlopoulos

Panos - Jun 11, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential Palace in…

Mitsotakis from Kastellorizo: Unity the shield for country’s security, defense
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Mitsotakis from Kastellorizo: Unity the shield for country’s security, defense

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis travelled to the extreme southeastern Aegean island of Kastellorizo as part of…

Independent Greeks Out of Parliamentary Election Race
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Independent Greeks Out of Parliamentary Election Race

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

Independent Greeks (ANEL) will be out of the July national election race, chief Panos Kammenos announced on Sunday afternoon, after…

Cyprus, Greece, Armenia agree to expand trilateral partnership cooperation
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Cyprus, Greece, Armenia agree to expand trilateral partnership cooperation

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

The foreign ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Armenia agreed on Tuesday that their respective heads of state would meet at…

ND leads SYRIZA by 10.2 points in latest poll
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ND leads SYRIZA by 10.2 points in latest poll

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

New Democracy holds a 10.2 point-lead against ruling SYRIZA in the first poll after the European Parliament elections. The findings…

SYRIZA tries garner Muslim support ahead of July 7 elections
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SYRIZA tries garner Muslim support ahead of July 7 elections

Panos - Jun 07, 2019

Top ranking SYRIZA ministers and Athens council officials are scheduled to visit the Islamic Mosque in Votanikos tomorrow. Minister of…

Mitsotakis, US Amb. Pyatt meet on Thursday
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Mitsotakis, US Amb. Pyatt meet on Thursday

Panos - Jun 07, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) president Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday met with US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, with talks…

Venizelos makes farewell address in Greek parliament
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Venizelos makes farewell address in Greek parliament

Panos - Jun 07, 2019

Former minister Evangelos Venizelos, one of Greece's most prominent politicians and lawmakers, on Thursday made what he said was his…

USA: Turkey must choose berween F-35 or S-400
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USA: Turkey must choose berween F-35 or S-400

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

The U.S. ambassador to NATO told CNBC that Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile system could help the Kremlin in…

Outcry over last-minute attempt by Tsipras govt to amend penal code; critics point to attempt to downgrade rape offense, in some instances
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Outcry over last-minute attempt by Tsipras govt to amend penal code; critics point to attempt to downgrade rape offense, in some instances

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

Proposed amendments to Greece's penal code and the code of criminal procedure, tabled in Parliament this week after Greek PM…

Tsipras govt revisits issue of German war reparations; diplomatic note submitted to foreign ministry in Berlin
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Tsipras govt revisits issue of German war reparations; diplomatic note submitted to foreign ministry in Berlin

Panos - Jun 05, 2019

Athens on Tuesday revisited the issue of German reparations to Greece, with the foreign ministry saying the country's ambassador to…

Pre-election season heating up, as Greek govt announces hiring of 10.5K teachers over next two years
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Pre-election season heating up, as Greek govt announces hiring of 10.5K teachers over next two years

Panos - Jun 05, 2019

The government, with just slightly more than a month to go before snap elections, on Tuesday announced the hiring of…

Jean-Claude Juncker: Prespa Agreement is a deal between states not governments
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Jean-Claude Juncker: Prespa Agreement is a deal between states not governments

Panos - Jun 05, 2019

“The Prespa agreement was between two states and not between the two governments. Governments are institutions of the state”, European…

ND President Mitsotakis says the country needs a stable government in TV interview
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ND President Mitsotakis says the country needs a stable government in TV interview

makis - Jun 03, 2019

“Gaining the absolute majority is not an end in itself”, New Democracy President Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in his interview on…

Low turnout in local elections raises concerns of skewed results
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Low turnout in local elections raises concerns of skewed results

Panos - Jun 03, 2019

Greek voters have gone to the polling stations to cast their votes in the 2nd round for the regional and…

ND wins 11 out of 13 regions across Greece in local elections
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ND wins 11 out of 13 regions across Greece in local elections

Panos - Jun 03, 2019

Candidates supported by opposition party New Democracy (ND) have established a clear lead in six of the seven regions in…