Category: POLITICS

Greek PM says country would rely on itself to face flood disaster
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Greek PM says country would rely on itself to face flood disaster

makis - Nov 17, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras thanked European countries for offering to help after the flash floods in western Attica, Wednesday, which…

Turkish deputy-Prime Minister accuses Greece of oppressing religious minorities in latest Turkish tirade against Greece
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Turkish deputy-Prime Minister accuses Greece of oppressing religious minorities in latest Turkish tirade against Greece

Panos - Nov 17, 2017

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag accused Greece of imprisoning Muslim Imams, despite the country being a member of the…

Investigation for the actions of MoD Panos Kammenos regarding an ammunition sale to Saudi Arabia
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Investigation for the actions of MoD Panos Kammenos regarding an ammunition sale to Saudi Arabia

makis - Nov 16, 2017

Under the “microscope” of the Corruption Prosecutor are the actions of the Greek Minister of Defence Panos Kammenou regarding the…

Fake news is nothing new — it was de rigeur in ancient Greece
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Fake news is nothing new — it was de rigeur in ancient Greece

Panos - Nov 16, 2017

The liberal media is at the moment engaged in a campaign attacking social media on the grounds that it is…

“Defence Minister Kammenos should stand before special court over Saudi military deal”
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“Defence Minister Kammenos should stand before special court over Saudi military deal”

makis - Nov 14, 2017

Vice president of major Greek opposition party New Democracy (ND), Adonis Georgiadis said the involvement and handling by Defence Minister…

Bloomberg: Greece Hopes Its Economy Can Get High From Medical Weed
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Bloomberg: Greece Hopes Its Economy Can Get High From Medical Weed

Panos - Nov 14, 2017

Investors in medical cannabis projects are focusing on Greece, where a warm, sunny climate and potentially favorable future legislation could…

Govt ready to table law protecting legal personnel participating in property auctions
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Govt ready to table law protecting legal personnel participating in property auctions

Panos - Nov 14, 2017

The justice ministry is reportedly ready to table an amendment foreseeing the automatic prosecution of anyone blocking or attempting to…

PM Tsipras announces benefits starting from a meagre € 250 for households
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PM Tsipras announces benefits starting from a meagre € 250 for households

Panos - Nov 14, 2017

The government will distribute a total of 1.4 billion euros in one-off welfare benefits. more than double that paid out…

Former PASOK Minister Yiannis Kapsis dies at 88
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Former PASOK Minister Yiannis Kapsis dies at 88

Panos - Nov 13, 2017

Former minister of PASOK governments and journalist Yiannis Kapsis had died at the age of 88. He passed away early…

Centre-left election results: Gennimata (42.50%) and Androulakis (25.14%) in 2nd round
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Centre-left election results: Gennimata (42.50%) and Androulakis (25.14%) in 2nd round

Panos - Nov 13, 2017

With 175,000 votes counted (83.2 percent) in the elections for the president of the centre-left political formation, Fofi Gennimata, leader…

Greece & FYROM show great willingness to resolve the name issue, says Hoyt Brian Yee
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Greece & FYROM show great willingness to resolve the name issue, says Hoyt Brian Yee

makis - Nov 09, 2017

The assessment that Greece and FYROM show great willingness to resolve the naming issue was expressed by Deputy Assistant Secretary…

“We chopped your hand off with Cyprus”: Turkish President Erdogan tells international critics!
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“We chopped your hand off with Cyprus”: Turkish President Erdogan tells international critics!

makis - Nov 08, 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan continued to adopt provocative rhetoric towards anyone he perceives to be a threat to the…

Proposals by Kyriakos Mitsotakis on NPLs and the ENFIA tax
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Proposals by Kyriakos Mitsotakis on NPLs and the ENFIA tax

makis - Nov 08, 2017

The theme of the 4th preliminary conference of New Democracy, which will be held in Heraklion, Crete has already been…

MP Tsipras addresses parliamentary grou
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MP Tsipras addresses parliamentary grou

makis - Nov 08, 2017

The government is fighting to restore stability in the economy and to take the country out of the supervision, Prime…

Virginia elects first transgender person into office
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Virginia elects first transgender person into office

Panos - Nov 08, 2017

The first openly transgender person elected and seated in a state legislature defeated her conservative Republican opponent in a closely…

“Revolutionary Self-defence” group behind attacks against PASOK HQ
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“Revolutionary Self-defence” group behind attacks against PASOK HQ

makis - Nov 07, 2017

The weapon used for the drive-by shooting against the PASOK headquarters on Monday night was identified as the one used…

Pavlopoulos: The EU acquis does not tolerate any dispute over borders
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Pavlopoulos: The EU acquis does not tolerate any dispute over borders

Panos - Nov 06, 2017

“If there is no respect for international law and international treaties, it is not possible to build a real friendship.…

Catalan leader Puigdemont and his 4 Ministers released in Brussels
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Catalan leader Puigdemont and his 4 Ministers released in Brussels

Panos - Nov 06, 2017

Ousted Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont and four former ministers have been released from custody by a Belgian prosecutor on conditions…

Mitsotakis: “You give way to bullying”
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Mitsotakis: “You give way to bullying”

makis - Nov 03, 2017

Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras and main opposition ND party leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a heated debate on Friday morning…

Catalonia: Spain risks sparking new unrest as it jails separatist leaders
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Catalonia: Spain risks sparking new unrest as it jails separatist leaders

Panos - Nov 03, 2017

The crisis in Spain dramatically deepened and extended across the Continent after eight Catalan ministers were jailed by a court…