Category: POLITICS

Novartis case findings sent to Parliament – Indications arise for one of the accused
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Novartis case findings sent to Parliament – Indications arise for one of the accused

makis - Apr 08, 2019

The findings of the prosecutorial investigation of the Novartis case found “indications” of bribery against MP Andreas Loverdos. The lead…

Citizens to Speaker of the Parliament Voutsis: “You will pay for the Prespes’ treason” (videos)
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Citizens to Speaker of the Parliament Voutsis: “You will pay for the Prespes’ treason” (videos)

makis - Apr 03, 2019

A citizen expressed her protest for the Prespes Agreement to the Speaker of the Parliament, Nikos Voutsis, in the hall…

Brexit: Some are fed up with delay & want “No Deal” – British PM Theresa May
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Brexit: Some are fed up with delay & want “No Deal” – British PM Theresa May

Panos - Apr 03, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the European Union cannot be held hostage to the political crisis in…

PM Tsipras & Zaev press conference from Skopje
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PM Tsipras & Zaev press conference from Skopje

makis - Apr 02, 2019

“We are two neighboring peoples who have shown in Europe and the world that we can. The agreement gives both…

Analysis: NATO Membership for Cyprus. Yes, Cyprus
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Analysis: NATO Membership for Cyprus. Yes, Cyprus

Panos - Apr 02, 2019

Fifteen years ago, NATO welcomed seven new members into the Alliance, expanding its borders eastward from the Baltic to Black…

Greek PM Tsipras sends stern warning to Albania over Greek minority rights
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Greek PM Tsipras sends stern warning to Albania over Greek minority rights

Panos - Apr 01, 2019

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras used harsh rhetoric against the Albanian government warning PM Edi Rama’s administration that his country’s EU…

Turkish Defence Minister indirectly threatens Greece over the status quo in the Aegean Sea
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Turkish Defence Minister indirectly threatens Greece over the status quo in the Aegean Sea

makis - Mar 29, 2019

Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar made indirect threats against Greece over the status in the Aegean Sea and the rights…

ND leads SYRIZA by 10%, latest poll shows
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ND leads SYRIZA by 10%, latest poll shows

makis - Mar 28, 2019

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) leads ruling SYRIZA party by 10-points in the latest poll conducted by Pulse on…

EU28 do not recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights
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EU28 do not recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Panos - Mar 28, 2019

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini released a statement on behalf of all 28 union states, stressing the EU…

Dragasakis: gov’t not opposed to reward for responsible borrowers; may not make it into current draft bill
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Dragasakis: gov’t not opposed to reward for responsible borrowers; may not make it into current draft bill

Panos - Mar 28, 2019

A top government minister on Wednesday, during debate at a relevant Parliament committee, expressed qualified support towards legislating a law…

FT: ND leads SYRIZA by 10.5% for EP elections
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FT: ND leads SYRIZA by 10.5% for EP elections

Panos - Mar 27, 2019

Financial Times publishes its projection for each EU country for the upcoming EP election in May based on member-state polls.…

Build a wall between Europe and Turkey: EPP leader Manfred Webber
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Build a wall between Europe and Turkey: EPP leader Manfred Webber

makis - Mar 26, 2019

The leader of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament, Manfred Webber said Turkey could not become a member…

Brexit: Theresa May says not enough support for Brexit deal vote yet
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Brexit: Theresa May says not enough support for Brexit deal vote yet

Panos - Mar 26, 2019

Theresa May says she does not have enough support to win a vote on her EU withdrawal deal “as things…

Hagia Sophia could be turned back into a mosque, Turkish president says
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Hagia Sophia could be turned back into a mosque, Turkish president says

Panos - Mar 26, 2019

Istanbul's Hagia Sophia - a Byzantine-era cathedral that now serves as a museum - could be reconverted into a mosque,…

Majority of Greeks oppose Prespa Agreement, latest poll shows
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Majority of Greeks oppose Prespa Agreement, latest poll shows

Panos - Mar 26, 2019

A large majority of Greeks responded negatively to the question of whether they agree with the Prespa Agreement, according to…

Putin congratulates Greece on Independence Day
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Putin congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Panos - Mar 26, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent messages of congratulations to Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on…

Turkish jets harass helicopter carrying Greek PM Tsipras by his own admission
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Turkish jets harass helicopter carrying Greek PM Tsipras by his own admission

Panos - Mar 26, 2019

Turkish fighter jets harassed the helicopter carrying Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the island of Agathonisis for the 25th…

ND leader Mitsotakis: Greece needs a new vision and direction
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ND leader Mitsotakis: Greece needs a new vision and direction

makis - Mar 25, 2019

The President of major opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis pointed out that Greece needed a new vision and…

Brexit: EU offers UK delay till May 22
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Brexit: EU offers UK delay till May 22

Panos - Mar 22, 2019

The European Union will agree to hand Britain a Brexit delay until May 22 if its parliament approves the divorce…

Βloomberg: Novartis probe finds no trace of bribes to Greek politicians
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Βloomberg: Novartis probe finds no trace of bribes to Greek politicians

Panos - Mar 22, 2019

A Bloomberg report on Wednesday, quoting a Novartis AG “internal investigation“, dived directly into a Greek political clash involving insinuations…