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Greek govt, Orthodox Church announce ‘historic decision’ on estate, clergy’s salary, constitutional revision
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Greek govt, Orthodox Church announce ‘historic decision’ on estate, clergy’s salary, constitutional revision

Panos - Nov 07, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the head of the influential Autocephalous Church of Greece, Archbishop Ieronymos, on Tuesday announced…

Bakoyannis announces candidacy for Athens municipality
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Bakoyannis announces candidacy for Athens municipality

Panos - Nov 06, 2018

The regional governor of central Greece (Sterea Ellada), Costas Bakoyannis, on Monday officially announced his candidacy for the city of…

ENGLISH Former Novartis Greece chief Frouzis, 2 physicians acquitted of bribery charges
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ENGLISH Former Novartis Greece chief Frouzis, 2 physicians acquitted of bribery charges

Panos - Nov 05, 2018

Two public health system physicians and the former vice-president and general director of Novartis' subsidiary in Greece, Costas Frouzis, were…

Real estate company denies wrongdoing in Golden Visa-linked property purchases by Chinese brokers
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Real estate company denies wrongdoing in Golden Visa-linked property purchases by Chinese brokers

Panos - Nov 02, 2018

The Athens-based company now at the center of scrutiny over alleged Chinese capital control violations linked with residency visa-granting property…

Tsipras proposes separation of Church & State
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Tsipras proposes separation of Church & State

makis - Nov 01, 2018

A series of constitutional amendments were proposed by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, speaking before the SYRIZA parliamentary group on…

Turkish threats: Ankara will respond hard if Athens tries to expand its territorial waters
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Turkish threats: Ankara will respond hard if Athens tries to expand its territorial waters

Panos - Nov 01, 2018

Greek Foreign Ministry: The delimitation of the Greek EEZ will be established by international law With new, provocative threats, Ankara…

Yanis Varoufakis and Bernie Sanders team up to stop surge of nationalism
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Yanis Varoufakis and Bernie Sanders team up to stop surge of nationalism

Panos - Oct 31, 2018

US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis have announced the formation of a new global…

Athens protests over shoot-out death of ethnic Greek man
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Athens protests over shoot-out death of ethnic Greek man

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Albania's ambassador to Athens was called to the foreign ministry in Athens on Monday and presented with a protest over…

Provocative banner against Greece by the Partizan Tirana fans!
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Provocative banner against Greece by the Partizan Tirana fans!

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Eight years since the murder of Aristotelis Goumas at Himara of Northern Epirus (VIDEO-PHOTOS) According to Himara.gr, in the football…

Tsipras aims to lure investments from Arab countries
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Tsipras aims to lure investments from Arab countries

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras welcomed business delegations from the Arab world at the opening of the 3rd Euro-Arab Summit,…

Double-digit % point lead for ND over SYRIZA; center-right party exceeds 31%
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Double-digit % point lead for ND over SYRIZA; center-right party exceeds 31%

Panos - Oct 29, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party is given an 11.2-percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest opinion result,…

Greek foreign ministry: Turkey is a violator of international law
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Greek foreign ministry: Turkey is a violator of international law

Panos - Oct 26, 2018

Athens on Thursday again pointed to international law and the UN charter in responding to the latest round of Turkish…

ND sends video of allegations George Soros bribed Greek Ministers to Public Prosecutor
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ND sends video of allegations George Soros bribed Greek Ministers to Public Prosecutor

Panos - Oct 26, 2018

Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND) submitted a video to the public prosecutor of the Council of State Kseni…

ND demands release of resignation; Kotzias accuses Kammenos of using ‘Soros card’ against him
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ND demands release of resignation; Kotzias accuses Kammenos of using ‘Soros card’ against him

Panos - Oct 25, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party's foreign affairs sector head on Wednesday demanded that a nine-page resignation letter by now…

Pan-Macedonian groups to distribute leaflets against Prespa Agreement on national holiday
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Pan-Macedonian groups to distribute leaflets against Prespa Agreement on national holiday

Panos - Oct 25, 2018

Macedonian groups and associations will be handing out leaflets against the Prespa Agreement on the name dispute with FYROM and…

Mitsotakis: Current asylum law for Greek universities will be scrapped
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Mitsotakis: Current asylum law for Greek universities will be scrapped

Panos - Oct 24, 2018

Center-right main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday promised to scrap the current asylum status granted to university campuses in…

Greek envoy called to Turkish foreign ministry; speculation rife over reason
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Greek envoy called to Turkish foreign ministry; speculation rife over reason

Panos - Oct 24, 2018

Media reports out of Ankara on Tuesday morning maintain that Turkey's foreign ministry has called on the Greek ambassador in…

Rift between Ecumenical Patriarchate and Russia affects religious tourism in Greece
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Rift between Ecumenical Patriarchate and Russia affects religious tourism in Greece

Panos - Oct 23, 2018

The rift between the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church, after the former recognised the independence of the Ukrainian…

Political parties criticized abrupt gov’t pledge to extend territorial waters – but only in the Ionian Sea
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Political parties criticized abrupt gov’t pledge to extend territorial waters – but only in the Ionian Sea

Panos - Oct 22, 2018

A cascade of negative political reactions greeted a surprise reference by outgoing foreign minister Nikos Kotzias, as well as his…

Kammenos: We will stay in the government until the Prespa Agreement comes to Parliament
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Kammenos: We will stay in the government until the Prespa Agreement comes to Parliament

Panos - Oct 22, 2018

“Our cooperation and our stay in the government will last the breaking point. Until the Prespa Agreement comes to the…