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Latest poll result cuts ND lead over SYRIZA to 4.7% points
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Latest poll result cuts ND lead over SYRIZA to 4.7% points

Panos - Dec 10, 2018

A consecutive string of mainstream opinion polls - in the past year and a half - showing main opposition New…

FYROM PM Zaev doubles down on his “Macedonian” language comment (video)
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FYROM PM Zaev doubles down on his “Macedonian” language comment (video)

makis - Dec 07, 2018

FYROM’s Prime Miniter Zoran Zaev doubled down on his position about the matter of ”Macedonian” ethnicity and “Macedonian language”, during…

Mitsotakis to FT: Emphasis on structural reforms, investments
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Mitsotakis to FT: Emphasis on structural reforms, investments

Panos - Dec 06, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis stayed "on message" in an interview with Financial Times this week, stressing…

French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity drops to new low amid protests
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French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity drops to new low amid protests

Panos - Dec 05, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s approval ratings hit new lows as the “yellow vest” protests gathered…

Top Greek, fYRoM diplomats agree to avoid ‘problematic statements’ affecting Prespa pact; Zaev backs away from ‘language’ quote
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Top Greek, fYRoM diplomats agree to avoid ‘problematic statements’ affecting Prespa pact; Zaev backs away from ‘language’ quote

Panos - Dec 05, 2018

The latest “hiccup” affecting a provisional agreement between Athens and Skopje to resolve the long-standing “fYRoM name issue” revolved around…

FYROM PM Zaev makes reference to “Aegean Macedonians” in Greece, FYROM media report
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FYROM PM Zaev makes reference to “Aegean Macedonians” in Greece, FYROM media report

makis - Dec 03, 2018

In a provocative statement, FYROM PM Zoran Zaev referred to “Macedonians” living in Greece who would able to learn their…

Mitsotakis, Gennimata on school sit-ins against Prespa pact: Protest a right, but with classrooms open
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Mitsotakis, Gennimata on school sit-ins against Prespa pact: Protest a right, but with classrooms open

Panos - Dec 03, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party president Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday weighed in over a successive wave of high school…

Man from FYROM arrested for destroying Greek-FYROM border-line marks
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Man from FYROM arrested for destroying Greek-FYROM border-line marks

Panos - Nov 30, 2018

A 36-year-old man from Skopje, the capital of FYROM, confessed that he is responsible for the destruction of 105 border…

PM Edi Rama announed steps for “Great Albania”
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PM Edi Rama announed steps for “Great Albania”

Panos - Nov 30, 2018

Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama announced his strategic plan to unite with Kosovo during a visit in the city of…

Athens urges Turkey to follow ‘responsible stance’ on energy
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Athens urges Turkey to follow ‘responsible stance’ on energy

Panos - Nov 28, 2018

Athens hit back at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday in an ongoing row between the NATO allies over…

Turkish President Erdogan issues open threat to Greece and Cyprus
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Turkish President Erdogan issues open threat to Greece and Cyprus

makis - Nov 27, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Greece and Cyprus anew in a speech before party members. Referring to the two…

Corriere della Serra: Tsipras advised Italian politicians not to flirt with euro exit
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Corriere della Serra: Tsipras advised Italian politicians not to flirt with euro exit

Panos - Nov 26, 2018

Corriere della Serra has Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras "advising" Italian politicians over the ongoing feud between Rome and Brussels…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis presents his party’s 5 pillars on education
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis presents his party’s 5 pillars on education

Panos - Nov 26, 2018

The president of Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented the main pillars of his party’s plan…

Mitsotakis to Tsipras: You let lawlessness reign in universities
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Mitsotakis to Tsipras: You let lawlessness reign in universities

makis - Nov 23, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and the leader of New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis debated in a plenary session in parliament,…

ND lead over ruling SYRIZA in latest Pulse firm poll eases to 9.5% points
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ND lead over ruling SYRIZA in latest Pulse firm poll eases to 9.5% points

Panos - Nov 23, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party sports a 9.5-percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest monthly opinion poll…

Turkish politician threatens Cyprus with new invasion!
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Turkish politician threatens Cyprus with new invasion!

Panos - Nov 22, 2018

Speaking to the Turkish National Assembly, Erdogan’s former presidential and political candidate, Meral Aksener, spoke of imperialists who are playing…

Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris says he won’t seek re-election
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Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris says he won’t seek re-election

Panos - Nov 22, 2018

Thessaloniki Mayor Yannis Boutaris on Wednesday said he will not seek re-election in Greece’s second largest city. In a comment…

Significant ND lead in latest poll on voters’ prediction for next election winner
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Significant ND lead in latest poll on voters’ prediction for next election winner

Panos - Nov 22, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party retains a significant lead on the opinion poll question of who will win the…

EU to set up spy academy in Greece, Politico reports
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EU to set up spy academy in Greece, Politico reports

Panos - Nov 20, 2018

The European Union is reportedly planning to set up a spy academy on Greek territory, according to Politico magazine, which…

Le Pen & euroscepticist parties gear up for the European elections
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Le Pen & euroscepticist parties gear up for the European elections

Panos - Nov 19, 2018

“We are at a historic threshold, a time when one cycle – that of wild globalization – is coming to…