Category: POLITICS

Tsipras: We are in solidarity with British people
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Tsipras: We are in solidarity with British people

makis - May 23, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tweeted his solidarity to the British people after the Manchester terrorist attack, which kill 22 young…

Schauble: No debt relief for Greece before end of program
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Schauble: No debt relief for Greece before end of program

makis - May 22, 2017

The Greek matter was on the agenda of talks between German Finance Minister Wolfgang Scuable and his newly-appointed French counterpart…

Pavlopoulos-Erdogan meeting canceled!
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Pavlopoulos-Erdogan meeting canceled!

makis - May 22, 2017

The meeting between the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been canceled. The meeting…

Tsipras, Macron speak on Monday ahead of Eurogroup, debt issue discussed
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Tsipras, Macron speak on Monday ahead of Eurogroup, debt issue discussed

Panos - May 22, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday spoke by phone with new French President Emmanuel Macron, hours before a closely…

Greek President Pavlopoulos to meet with Turkish counterpart Erdogan
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Greek President Pavlopoulos to meet with Turkish counterpart Erdogan

Panos - May 22, 2017

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos is scheduled to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the…

Greece forced to cut pensions and increase tax again
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Greece forced to cut pensions and increase tax again

Panos - May 19, 2017

Greek’s parliament has approved pension cuts and tax hikes sought by the country’s lenders to unlock vital financial aid. As…

Greek Philologist Association blasts Ministry over proposed changes in Greek History lesson
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Greek Philologist Association blasts Ministry over proposed changes in Greek History lesson

Panos - May 19, 2017

The Association of Greek Philologists (PEF) has issued a scorching critique against the Ministry of Education on the proposed changes…

Greek Parliament passes 4th memorandum amid heated debate (153 for-128 against)
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Greek Parliament passes 4th memorandum amid heated debate (153 for-128 against)

Panos - May 19, 2017

Following a long and heated debate in parliament, which saw major opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis exchange harsh accusations…

ND proposes 0.5% of 2016’s primary budget surplus to offset other taxes; fund pre-schools
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ND proposes 0.5% of 2016’s primary budget surplus to offset other taxes; fund pre-schools

Panos - May 18, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Wednesday tabled an amendment in Parliament prescribing the immediate distribution of a portion…

Athens says debt relief discussed in Merkel-Tsipras phone contact
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Athens says debt relief discussed in Merkel-Tsipras phone contact

Panos - May 17, 2017

A telephone call between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday emerged on Wednesday, given…

EU sets June deadline for Poland, Hungary to take migrant share
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EU sets June deadline for Poland, Hungary to take migrant share

Panos - May 17, 2017

The European Union yesterday set a June deadline for Poland and Hungary to start admitting their share of migrants from…

New memorandum approved in principle in parliamentary committee
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New memorandum approved in principle in parliamentary committee

makis - May 16, 2017

Despite a barrage of widespread and harsh criticism by all opposition parties in parliament the new memorandum was approved on…

A serious incident in the Greek Parliament!
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A serious incident in the Greek Parliament!

Panos - May 15, 2017

The proceedings of the Greek Parliament have been halted after a serious incident that took place between the Golden Dawn…

More EU chaos on horizon as Greek PM to unveil shock constitutional referendum
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More EU chaos on horizon as Greek PM to unveil shock constitutional referendum

Panos - May 15, 2017

DEBT-HIT Greece is planning a shock referendum, with critics arguing it is akin to “dissolving the Constitution”. Prime Minister Alexis…

Greece slashes GDP forecast in new budget plans
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Greece slashes GDP forecast in new budget plans

Panos - May 15, 2017

The Greek government on Sunday (14 May) slashed its GDP growth forecast for 2017 as it moved towards submitting new…

Greece failing to realise its digital potential
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Greece failing to realise its digital potential

ilias1 - May 13, 2017

Greece needs to improve its performance in digital policy, where it was lagging behind even comparably crisis-hit Portugal, main opposition…

Tsipras: Greece serves as a bridge between China and Europe
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Tsipras: Greece serves as a bridge between China and Europe

ilias1 - May 13, 2017

Greece is at a crossroads of three continents, it constitutes an important hub in the economic, energy and cultural sectors…

Draft law on agreement ratification to be tabled in Parliament
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Draft law on agreement ratification to be tabled in Parliament

ilias1 - May 13, 2017

The draft law on the ratification of the agreement with the creditors will be tabled in Parliament on Saturday noon.…

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras arrives in China
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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras arrives in China

makis - May 12, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras landed in China, Friday accompanied by a delegation, including his wife Betty Batzana. The Greek PM,…

CIA sets up a Mission Center to address North Korea threat
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CIA sets up a Mission Center to address North Korea threat

Panos - May 12, 2017

The CIA has established a mission center geared towards dealing with advancements in North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.…