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EC summons Stathakis for explanation
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EC summons Stathakis for explanation

Sokratis - Feb 27, 2016

Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis has been asked to provide an explanation to Brussels regarding the recent amendment regarding the operation…

Med ministers warn against ‘unilateral actions’ on migration
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Med ministers warn against ‘unilateral actions’ on migration

makis - Feb 26, 2016

The huge influx of migrants to the European Union is testing the bloc's unity, Mediterranean foreign ministers said Friday, warning…

Tusk seeks migrant ‘consensus’ in Balkans
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Tusk seeks migrant ‘consensus’ in Balkans

makis - Feb 26, 2016

EU president Donald Tusk will visit the Balkan states next week seeking to heal deep divisions over how to tame…

Crunch time for Potami as party congress begins
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Crunch time for Potami as party congress begins

makis - Feb 26, 2016

Potami on Friday launched a three-day congress aimed at clarifying its ideology and devising a strategy that will turn the…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalls Greek ambassador from Vienna
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalls Greek ambassador from Vienna

makis - Feb 26, 2016

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias has recalled the Greek Ambassador in Vienna Chrysoula Aliferi, following the recent, provocative…

Greece seeks to stem migrant flow as thousands trapped by border limits
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Greece seeks to stem migrant flow as thousands trapped by border limits

ilias1 - Feb 26, 2016

Greece moved to slow the flow of migrants from its islands to the mainland on Friday as thousands of homeless…

Mitsotakis: ND is ready to win elections, whenever they are called
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Mitsotakis: ND is ready to win elections, whenever they are called

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The leader of the main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis appeared confident that New Democracy will win the next elections, whenever…

The River’s three-day conference begins on Friday
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The River’s three-day conference begins on Friday

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The three-day conference of opposition party The River is set to begin on Friday at the Exhibition Center in Peristreri.…

EU ministers demand drop in migrant flows from Turkey before March 7 summit
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EU ministers demand drop in migrant flows from Turkey before March 7 summit

makis - Feb 25, 2016

European Union ministers on Thursday raised the prospect of further tightening unilateral border controls unless there was a sharp drop…

EU migration system could ‘completely break down’ in 10 days, Avramopoulos warns
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EU migration system could ‘completely break down’ in 10 days, Avramopoulos warns

makis - Feb 25, 2016

The EU has until a March 7 summit with Turkey to curb the number of migrants coming to Europe or…

Political leader council meeting ahead of the EU summit on refugees
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Political leader council meeting ahead of the EU summit on refugees

makis - Feb 25, 2016

From the stand in Parliament on Wednesday, the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced that a council meeting of political leaders…

NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tension to set terms of Aegean mission
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NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tension to set terms of Aegean mission

ilias1 - Feb 25, 2016

NATO allies have overcome territorial sensitivities between Greece and Turkey and agreed on how their ships will help counter the…

Greece recalls Vienna ambassador in migrant row
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Greece recalls Vienna ambassador in migrant row

ilias1 - Feb 25, 2016

Greece on Thursday recalled its ambassador in Vienna, the country's foreign ministry said, after Austria excluded it from a meeting…

Political leader council meeting ahead of the EU summit on refugees
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Political leader council meeting ahead of the EU summit on refugees

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

From the stand in Parliament on Wednesday, the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced that a council meeting of political leaders…

NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tensions to agree Aegean mission
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NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tensions to agree Aegean mission

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

NATO allies have agreed to a plan for their ships in the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece counter…

EU talks in shadow of migrant ‘humanitarian crisis’
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EU talks in shadow of migrant ‘humanitarian crisis’

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

EU interior ministers hold fresh talks on migration on Thursday, seeking to reduce the flow of people through the Balkans…

Tsipras to meet protesting farmers
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Tsipras to meet protesting farmers

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis tsipras will meet with representatives of the farmers' roadblocks at Maximos Mansion, at 10.30 (local).

Mitsotakis meets with President Pavlopoulos
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Mitsotakis meets with President Pavlopoulos

makis - Feb 24, 2016

The leader of main opposition New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his concerns over the developments in refugee issue to President…

Austria warns EU survival at stake in migrant crisis
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Austria warns EU survival at stake in migrant crisis

makis - Feb 24, 2016

Austria warned Wednesday that the EU's future was at stake as it pressed Balkan states, in the absence of an…

Ministry of Justice hosts debate over delays in major trials
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Ministry of Justice hosts debate over delays in major trials

makis - Feb 24, 2016

The Minister of Justice Nikos Paraskevopoulos has called a meeting at 2pm on Wednesday in order to discuss how to…