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Sputnik: No Evidence of Terrorist Threat in Greece
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Sputnik: No Evidence of Terrorist Threat in Greece

Panos - Aug 21, 2017

There are currently no signs of a terror attack threat in Greece, Greek Deputy Minister of National Defense and Alternate…

Bulgarian Defense Minister Calls on NATO to Prevent Immigration to Greece
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Bulgarian Defense Minister Calls on NATO to Prevent Immigration to Greece

Panos - Aug 18, 2017

Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov wants to protect the European Union’s external borders with arms, he said in an interview…

Minister says government will not allow illegal construction on burned forestland
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Minister says government will not allow illegal construction on burned forestland

Panos - Aug 18, 2017

Alternate Environment and Energy Minister Sokratis Famellos said on Wednesday the government will take measures to prevent possible legal ‘loopholes’…

Greece Rejects Turkish FM Claim that There Are No Aegean Sea Borders
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Greece Rejects Turkish FM Claim that There Are No Aegean Sea Borders

Panos - Aug 18, 2017

Athens rejected on Wednesday a claim made earlier by Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu that there are no…

Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event
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Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event

makis - Aug 16, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following Press Release. We condemn the participation of fYROM’s Consul General in…

Pavlopoulos: We are grateful to those that are giving a huge battle to protect the people & the environment
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Pavlopoulos: We are grateful to those that are giving a huge battle to protect the people & the environment

makis - Aug 16, 2017

“The Greeks honour today the great feast of the Dormition of Virgin Mary, that always protects the Greek people’s struggles…

Turkey disputes Greek sovereignty over Aegean Sea isles anew
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Turkey disputes Greek sovereignty over Aegean Sea isles anew

makis - Aug 16, 2017

Turkey continues to dispute the sovereignty of Greece over a number small isles and islets in the Aegean Sea. Addressing…

Classic Greek tragedies awfully similar to today’s politics
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Classic Greek tragedies awfully similar to today’s politics

Panos - Aug 14, 2017

If anyone can help us understand the bewildering times we’re living in, it’s the ancient Greeks. At least, that’s the…

Return of Marbles should be part of EU-Brexit deal argues MEP
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Return of Marbles should be part of EU-Brexit deal argues MEP

Panos - Aug 14, 2017

A Greek politician is campaigning for the Parthenon Marbles to be returned to Athens as part of the Brexit negotiations…

Tsakalotos: Government doesn’t question data on which its program was based on
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Tsakalotos: Government doesn’t question data on which its program was based on

makis - Aug 11, 2017

The Greek government doesn’t question the quality of the statistical data on which the country’s adjustment program is based on,…

Sharp reaction to appointment of top minister’s father as president of recently nationalized bus company
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Sharp reaction to appointment of top minister’s father as president of recently nationalized bus company

Panos - Aug 11, 2017

The surprise appointment of a top minister's retired father as the head of the recently nationalized Thessaloniki area's urban bus…

Greek FM fumes at ‘slander’ regarding rule of law
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Greek FM fumes at ‘slander’ regarding rule of law

Panos - Aug 10, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reacted strongly to press reports suggesting that the country’s rule of law is…

Kammenos lashes out at Ankara over Aegean violations
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Kammenos lashes out at Ankara over Aegean violations

makis - Aug 09, 2017

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday sounded a note of defiance during visits to two Hellenic Air Force bases, on…

Father of Digital Policy Minister appointed head of Thessaloniki transit
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Father of Digital Policy Minister appointed head of Thessaloniki transit

makis - Aug 09, 2017

Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Wednesday the appointment of the economist Stelios Pappas, the father of Digital Policy Minister…

ND blasts gov’t over its response to Kythira fire
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ND blasts gov’t over its response to Kythira fire

makis - Aug 07, 2017

Conservative New Democracy attacked the government Monday over the magnitude of the devastation left behind by the fire on Kythira…

Pyrros Dimas: ‘Syriza made me leave Greece’
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Pyrros Dimas: ‘Syriza made me leave Greece’

Panos - Aug 07, 2017

The Olympic weightlifting champion and former MP has blamed the Greek government for his decision to seek employment in the…

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras: “Reform in health sector ’emblematic’”
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Greek Prime Minister Tsipras: “Reform in health sector ’emblematic’”

makis - Aug 04, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras characterised “emblematic” the reform in the health sector, speaking on Thursday in parliament. “We implement step…

EU refuses to recognise Venezuela poll but imposes no sanctions
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EU refuses to recognise Venezuela poll but imposes no sanctions

Panos - Aug 03, 2017

The EU and its 28 member states have refused to recognise Venezuela’s new constituent assembly, saying its disputed election on…

Politico: By convicting an honest statistician, Greece condemns itself
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Politico: By convicting an honest statistician, Greece condemns itself

Panos - Aug 03, 2017

The prosecution of Andreas Georgiou raises questions about the integrity of the country’s institutions. By MEGAN GREENE Greek economic data…

Εurobarometer: Greeks most pessimistic in EU
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Εurobarometer: Greeks most pessimistic in EU

Panos - Aug 03, 2017

The latest Εuroarometer results gauging public opinion in the European Union - as late as last spring - shows Greek…