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Turkey claims Greek frigate harassed Turkish survey ship in Aegean Sea
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Turkey claims Greek frigate harassed Turkish survey ship in Aegean Sea

Panos - Oct 19, 2018

Ankara is escalating its provocations against Greece in the Aegean Sea after the Turkish Foreign Ministry claimed in a statement…

Convicted N17 terrorist requests parole due to severe health reasons
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Convicted N17 terrorist requests parole due to severe health reasons

Panos - Oct 19, 2018

One of Greece's most notorious urban terrorists, Savvas Xiros, has filed a request for parole, citing serious health reasons. Xiros…

ND leads SYRIZA by 10 points in latest poll
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ND leads SYRIZA by 10 points in latest poll

Panos - Oct 19, 2018

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) leads ruling SYRIZA by 10 points on the latest poll conducted pollsters Pulse RC…

ND leader Mitsotakis accuses PM Tsipras of “weakness” after resignation of Foreign Minister Kotzias
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ND leader Mitsotakis accuses PM Tsipras of “weakness” after resignation of Foreign Minister Kotzias

Panos - Oct 18, 2018

The President of Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis weighed in on the resignation of Foreign Minister…

FYROM debate on Prespa Agreement falls apart after opposition MPs walk out
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FYROM debate on Prespa Agreement falls apart after opposition MPs walk out

Panos - Oct 18, 2018

Members of FYROM’s right-wing opposition party VMRO-DPMNE walked out of parliamentary talks over the constitutional reforms on Wednesday, making the…

Greek PM assumes Foreign Ministry
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Greek PM assumes Foreign Ministry

makis - Oct 17, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has assumed the post of Foreign Minister, after Nikos Kotzias handed in his resignation, Wednesday afternoon,…

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias resigns
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Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias resigns

makis - Oct 17, 2018

Mr Kotzias handed in his resignation to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, Wednesday afternoon. According to reports, the Foreign Affairs Minister…

PM Tsipras urges Ministers to support FYROM deal in parliament
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PM Tsipras urges Ministers to support FYROM deal in parliament

Panos - Oct 17, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras called on his Ministers to commit to backing the government during a cabinet meeting on Thursday,…

Eurostat: One in three Greeks lives in poverty or social exclusion
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Eurostat: One in three Greeks lives in poverty or social exclusion

Panos - Oct 17, 2018

More than one in three Greeks, compared to an average of one in five in the EU, live in poverty…

FYROM PM Zaev: “Macedonia” name will not change but be completed
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FYROM PM Zaev: “Macedonia” name will not change but be completed

makis - Oct 16, 2018

“The name” Macedonia” is not changing but is being completed,” FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stressed, addressing the country’s parliament…

FYROM PM Zaev calls on MPs to back constitutional reforms
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FYROM PM Zaev calls on MPs to back constitutional reforms

Panos - Oct 16, 2018

Addressing his country’s parliament on Monday, FYROM PM Zoran Zaev sent a message of urgency and reconciliation across political lines.…

Akinci and Anastasiades to meet later this month
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Akinci and Anastasiades to meet later this month

makis - Oct 15, 2018

President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday announced he is to have a casual meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci later…

Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7
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Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7

makis - Oct 12, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on December 7, it emerged yesterday.…

Berlin tries to end any discussion on possible German reparation to Greece & Poland
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Berlin tries to end any discussion on possible German reparation to Greece & Poland

Panos - Oct 11, 2018

Disappointment for Athens regarding the German reparations shortly before the arrival of the German president. The German government spokesman Steffen…

Europe’s “Golden Visa” schemes open doors for criminals, according to report
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Europe’s “Golden Visa” schemes open doors for criminals, according to report

makis - Oct 10, 2018

With its cash-for-passport practices, Europe has opened its door to the criminal and corrupt, with some member states running a…

ND again demands explanations over PPC purchase of energy firm in fYRoM owned by cabinet member
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ND again demands explanations over PPC purchase of energy firm in fYRoM owned by cabinet member

Panos - Oct 10, 2018

A main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokeswoman on Tuesday again called for explanations by the Tsipras government over the purchase…

German politician says it was better when Bavarians ruled Greece!
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German politician says it was better when Bavarians ruled Greece!

Panos - Oct 10, 2018

It was a grossly failed attempt at humour, given the history of the two nations The head of the Christian…

European Commission: Turkey must respect Cyprus’ sovereign rights to drill in its EEZ
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European Commission: Turkey must respect Cyprus’ sovereign rights to drill in its EEZ

makis - Oct 09, 2018

The European Commission said it stands by an earlier leaders’ statement calling on Turkey to stop provocations and respect the…

Kremlin press sec’t refers to preparations for possible visit to Moscow by Greek PM this winter
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Kremlin press sec’t refers to preparations for possible visit to Moscow by Greek PM this winter

Panos - Oct 09, 2018

Russian media reports on Monday referred to "preparations" for a possible visit to Moscow and a meeting with Russian President…

Greek shadow foreign minister: “Weak solutions return as nightmares in the Balkans”
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Greek shadow foreign minister: “Weak solutions return as nightmares in the Balkans”

Panos - Oct 09, 2018

“The referendum in FYROM produced a general uncertainty,” said New Democracy (ND) shadow foreign minister Giorgos Koumoutsakοs on Sunday. He…