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Refugees and migrants outnumber Kastelorizo’s residents
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Refugees and migrants outnumber Kastelorizo’s residents

chris1 - Feb 21, 2016

More than 700 migrants and refugees have reached the Greek island of Kastelorizo over the past few days, since traffickers…

Cyprus Protests Turkish Violations of its Air Space to the UN
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Cyprus Protests Turkish Violations of its Air Space to the UN

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

The Republic of Cyprus has protested to the UN Secretary General the systematic violations of its national airspace and territorial…

Faster recognition for foreign diplomas
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Faster recognition for foreign diplomas

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

A presidential decree that will speed up the processing of applications for verification of professional qualifications and professional equivalence of…

Borders will not close, insists Tsipras after talks
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Borders will not close, insists Tsipras after talks

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

The threat of Greece being excluded from the European Union’s passport-free Schengen area has disappeared, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras argued…

Austria caps migrants, agrees to ‘cooperate better’ with Greece
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Austria caps migrants, agrees to ‘cooperate better’ with Greece

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

Austria on Friday introduced a daily cap on asylum-seekers, sparking EU fears of a domino effect along the Balkan migrant…

Greece’s borders remain open, at least until next EU summit
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Greece’s borders remain open, at least until next EU summit

ilias1 - Feb 20, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras participating in the European Council summit in Brussels which took place on Thursday attempted to…

No breakthrough on refugees in Brussels talks
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No breakthrough on refugees in Brussels talks

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

No breakthrough was achieved Friday as European Union leaders met in Brussels to discuss the migration issue while data showed…

Greek PM to meet farmers next week
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Greek PM to meet farmers next week

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Representatives of Greece’s protesting farmers will meet on Monday with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a bid to break the…

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Portugal offers to take in refugees from Greece

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has offered to take in several thousand refugees from Greece in a gesture of “solidarity.”…

Greek reform quality a concern, Cyprus has done well, says Dijsselbloem
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Greek reform quality a concern, Cyprus has done well, says Dijsselbloem

makis - Feb 18, 2016

International lenders are concerned with the quality of reforms in Greece, in exchange for which Athens is getting loans, the…

MRB poll shows New Democracy has a 3.7% lead over SYRIZA
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MRB poll shows New Democracy has a 3.7% lead over SYRIZA

makis - Feb 18, 2016

A survey carried out by the MRB polling company shows that the main opposition party New Democracy has a 3.7%…

Juncker praises Tsipras over refugee crisis management
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Juncker praises Tsipras over refugee crisis management

makis - Feb 18, 2016

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker reportedly praised Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for the “significant Greek efforts” in…

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Justice Minister orders investigation into Hellenic Gold delays

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

The Minister of Justice Nikos Paraskevopoulos has ordered an investigation into the major delays in relation to series of complaints…

New Democracy ahead of SYRIZA in new survey
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New Democracy ahead of SYRIZA in new survey

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

A new opinion poll published on Thursday showed New Democracy ahead of ruling SYRIZA by 3.3 percent. According to the…

Golden Dawn MPs expelled from parliamentary committee
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Golden Dawn MPs expelled from parliamentary committee

makis - Feb 17, 2016

Two Golden Dawn MPs were expelled from a parliamentary committee session Wednesday following a verbal attack on Defense Minister Panos…

Why Varoufakis wants to stop his former nemesis
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Why Varoufakis wants to stop his former nemesis

makis - Feb 17, 2016

If Yanis Varoufakis was going to make a comeback, it had to be in the German capital. Varoufakis, who resigned…

Ensuring quality care and protection for children in times of crisis in Greece
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Ensuring quality care and protection for children in times of crisis in Greece

ilias1 - Feb 17, 2016

The round table will be co-hosted tomorrow by Stelios Kouloglou MEP together with Jean Lambert MEP and organised in partnership…

Greece-Turkey-Germany discuss refugee crisis on Thursday
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Greece-Turkey-Germany discuss refugee crisis on Thursday

makis - Feb 17, 2016

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged a series of meetings ahead of the European summit on the refugee…

Schulz gives Mitsotakis a warm welcome
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Schulz gives Mitsotakis a warm welcome

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with President of European Parliament Martin Schulz on Wednesday during his two-day visit to…

Main opposition leader Mitsotakis’ agenda in Brussels
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Main opposition leader Mitsotakis’ agenda in Brussels

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

The refugee issue and the negotiations between the government and the institutions dominate the agenda of New Democracy leader Kyriakos…