Category: POLITICS

Mitsotakis to Bloomberg: We’ll cut taxes, push through reforms and privatizations; SYRIZA over-taxed middle classes
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Mitsotakis to Bloomberg: We’ll cut taxes, push through reforms and privatizations; SYRIZA over-taxed middle classes

Panos - Apr 24, 2019

Center-right Greek political leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined his leitmotif of lower taxes, more reforms and lower fiscal targets - with…

9.5%-point lead for ND over SYRIZA in latest Skai poll
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9.5%-point lead for ND over SYRIZA in latest Skai poll

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) fields a nine-percentage-point lead over ruling SYRIZA, based on extrapolated results, in a latest opinion…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis posts photo of his adorable dog
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis posts photo of his adorable dog

Panos - Apr 22, 2019

Usually, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of main opposition party New Democracy (ND), uploads photos of his campaign tours and meetings on…

Greek House votes to lift Parliamentary immunity of trhee MPs
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Greek House votes to lift Parliamentary immunity of trhee MPs

makis - Apr 19, 2019

Greek MPs decided to lift the Parliamentary immunity of three of their colleagues, Andreas Loverdos, Marios Salmas, and Aristides Fokas…

Turkish opposition takes control of Constantinople, re-run appeal still pending
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Turkish opposition takes control of Constantinople, re-run appeal still pending

Panos - Apr 19, 2019

Turkey’s main opposition candidate took office as Istanbul mayor on Wednesday after a stunning victory over President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK…

Manolis Glezos has a health problem, House Speaker Voutsis revealed
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Manolis Glezos has a health problem, House Speaker Voutsis revealed

Panos - Apr 19, 2019

Manolis Glezos, the iconic left-wing politician and WW2 resistance fighter, is facing health problems, as the Greek speaker of Parliament…

ND leads SYRIZA in latest poll for European and Parliamentary elections
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ND leads SYRIZA in latest poll for European and Parliamentary elections

Panos - Apr 19, 2019

Major opposition party New Democracy leads ruling SYRIZA in the latest poll carried out by Metron Analysis and aired in…

Citizens to SYRIZA regional candidate: You are traitors (video)
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Citizens to SYRIZA regional candidate: You are traitors (video)

makis - Apr 17, 2019

SYRIZA’s regional governor candidate for the upcoming elections in central Macedonia, Christos Giannoulis was faced with the vociferous protests of…

German WWII reparations findings to be voted on in Greek Parliament
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German WWII reparations findings to be voted on in Greek Parliament

Panos - Apr 17, 2019

The findings of the Parliamentary bi-partisan committee on the issue of the WW2 German reparations to Greece will be discussed…

German WWII reparations findings to be voted on in Greek Parliament
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German WWII reparations findings to be voted on in Greek Parliament

makis - Apr 16, 2019

The findings of the Parliamentary bi-partisan committee on the issue of the WW2 German reparations to Greece will be discussed…

Mitsotakis in Bloomberg: Markets price political change
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Mitsotakis in Bloomberg: Markets price political change

Panos - Apr 16, 2019

An op-ed in Bloomberg authored by Matthew A. Winkler entitled “Guess Which Mediterranean Economy Didn’t Crumble”, analyses the recent purchasing…

Greek PM rules out implementation of already pre-legislated austerity measure
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Greek PM rules out implementation of already pre-legislated austerity measure

Panos - Apr 16, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ruled out the implementation of an already pre-legislated austerity measure, namely, the lowering of the…

Greece behind EU in gender equality, UN experts find
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Greece behind EU in gender equality, UN experts find

Panos - Apr 15, 2019

With one of the lowest rates of employment for women in the European Union and occupying the last position in…

Opinion poll results give Patoulis double-digit percentage point over incumbent Dourou
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Opinion poll results give Patoulis double-digit percentage point over incumbent Dourou

Panos - Apr 15, 2019

One of the first major opinion polls for the upcoming regional government election in the greater Athens area has the…

Ex-FM Kotzias insists on Parliament vote to lift immunity of former DM Kammenos
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Ex-FM Kotzias insists on Parliament vote to lift immunity of former DM Kammenos

Panos - Apr 15, 2019

A bitter feud between one-time co-Cabinet members in the current Tsipras government, former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias and former defense…

Tsipras told EU leaders Brexit could be stopped by ignoring the will of the British public, Bloomberg reports
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Tsipras told EU leaders Brexit could be stopped by ignoring the will of the British public, Bloomberg reports

Panos - Apr 12, 2019

Using the derogatory title “Expert on Reversing Referendums Says Brexit Can Also Be Stopped” in reference to Greek PM Alexis…

Hellenic Space Agency cooperates with NASA on mission to the Moon
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Hellenic Space Agency cooperates with NASA on mission to the Moon

Panos - Apr 11, 2019

Greece will take part in a space mission to the Moon, according to the collaboration agreement signed between the Hellenic…

Skopje renames national football stadium from “Philip II” to “Tose Proeski”
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Skopje renames national football stadium from “Philip II” to “Tose Proeski”

Panos - Apr 10, 2019

The government of Skopje decided on Tuesday to rename the capital national stadium from “Philip II”, the father of Alexander…

Trump threatens EU with $11bln sanctions
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Trump threatens EU with $11bln sanctions

Panos - Apr 10, 2019

The United States is threatening the European Union with billions of euros worth of trade sanctions on a wide range…

EU to UK: Hold EP elections to get Brexit delay
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EU to UK: Hold EP elections to get Brexit delay

Panos - Apr 10, 2019

The European Union will grant Britain another delay to Brexit on certain conditions, including that it hold European Parliament elections,…