Category: POLITICS

New survey: New Democracy gains 6 percentage points in one month widening the gap with Syriza!
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New survey: New Democracy gains 6 percentage points in one month widening the gap with Syriza!

makis - Jun 23, 2017

The government’s communication effort to give a positive impression to the Eurogroup agreement does not seem to be working that…

US State Department urges Turkey to respect Hagia Sophia
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US State Department urges Turkey to respect Hagia Sophia

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

The US State Department reacted to the provocative move by Turkish authorities to allow and support the reading of the…

Greek Dep. PM: ‘Trial run’ for market borrowing could come in 2017
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Greek Dep. PM: ‘Trial run’ for market borrowing could come in 2017

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

Greek government deputy prime minister Yannis Dragasakis said a "trial" foray into the markets by Greece this year "could" take…

Greek government absent as Athens buried in rubbish
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Greek government absent as Athens buried in rubbish

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

As a heatwave is forecast to hit Greece next week and amid more rubbish piling across Athens, the conditions in…

French President Macron met with the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras
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French President Macron met with the Greek PM Alexis Tsipras

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

The French President Emmanuel Macron met with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday and he expressed satisfaction with…

Why the White House is reading Greek History
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Why the White House is reading Greek History

Panos - Jun 22, 2017

The Trump White House isn’t known as a hot spot for Ivy League intellectuals. But last month, a Harvard academic…

Tsipras: EuroGroup deal not the end of crisis
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Tsipras: EuroGroup deal not the end of crisis

makis - Jun 21, 2017

“The agreement at EuroGroup deos not constitute the end of the crisis, but paves the way for a clear exit…

Mitsotakis to Tsipras: We will talk in Parliament on the economic issues
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Mitsotakis to Tsipras: We will talk in Parliament on the economic issues

makis - Jun 20, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is briefing the leader of major opposition party New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Maximos Hall in…

Greece and Turkey downplay divisions ahead of fresh Cyprus talks
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Greece and Turkey downplay divisions ahead of fresh Cyprus talks

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

Greece and Turkey put a territorial dispute in the Aegean on the back-burner in talks in Athens on Monday (19…

Tsipras meets with Turkish PM Yildirim in Athens
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Tsipras meets with Turkish PM Yildirim in Athens

makis - Jun 19, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras attempted to create a warmer atmosphere during the reception of his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim in…

Greek PM Tsipras to start round of talks with opposition parties
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Greek PM Tsipras to start round of talks with opposition parties

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to brief the leaders of the Greek political parries on Monday and Tuesday on…

France’s Emmanuel Macron seizes big majority in parliament
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France’s Emmanuel Macron seizes big majority in parliament

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron won a large majority in the lower house of parliament Sunday, freeing his hand to implement…

Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens
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Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will receive visiting Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım at his Maximos Mansion office in Athens…

Foreign Ministry pays respects to Helmut Kohl
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Foreign Ministry pays respects to Helmut Kohl

Sokratis - Jun 17, 2017

The Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday paid respects to Helmut Kohl, the former German chancellor who died aged 87. The…

Varoufakis and Labor leader Corbyn to appear at Gladsunbury festival
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Varoufakis and Labor leader Corbyn to appear at Gladsunbury festival

makis - Jun 16, 2017

Former Greek Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis will appear at the Gladsunbury festival with Turkish author Elif Safak on the Left…

Mitsotakis: Tsipras should not celebrate (photo)
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Mitsotakis: Tsipras should not celebrate (photo)

makis - Jun 16, 2017

In an interview to Alpha TV’s nightly news bulletin and anchor Antonis Sroiter, leader of Greece’s major opposition party New…

Greek PM on EuroGroup result: We got what we wanted
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Greek PM on EuroGroup result: We got what we wanted

makis - Jun 16, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras addressed the Greek pubblic on the results of the EuroGroup meeting after the deal was achieved…

Cyprus, Greece, Israel to speed up pipeline efforts
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Cyprus, Greece, Israel to speed up pipeline efforts

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Cyprus, Greece and Israel said on Thursday they would speed up plans for the development of a pipeline channelling gas…

Reuters: German parliament will discuss Greece deal on Friday
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Reuters: German parliament will discuss Greece deal on Friday

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Germany's parliament will discuss an 8.5 billion euro bail-out deal agreed with Greece on Friday, Wolfgang Schaeuble said after a…

Tsipras statement on results of Eurogroup
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Tsipras statement on results of Eurogroup

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras commented on the Eurogroup's results late on Thursday, saying that " we have an agreement…