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Bailout talks to resume on Tuesday, says government spokesman
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Bailout talks to resume on Tuesday, says government spokesman

makis - Apr 20, 2017

The government on Thursday sought to set out a roadmap for the return of economic stability to Greece, with its…

Mélenchon in reply to critics of pledges to renegotiate EU treaties: I am not Alexis Tsipras
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Mélenchon in reply to critics of pledges to renegotiate EU treaties: I am not Alexis Tsipras

Panos - Apr 19, 2017

"I am not Alexis Tsipras; I don't negotiate for 17 hours with people that insult me," was the quote attributed…

Greek leaders react cautiously to Erdogan victory
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Greek leaders react cautiously to Erdogan victory

Panos - Apr 18, 2017

Greek political party leaders have reacted cautiously after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in a referendum on Sunday…

Groups set up ‘political kiosk’ in Exarchia Square
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Groups set up ‘political kiosk’ in Exarchia Square

Panos - Apr 13, 2017

Anti-establishment groups have set up a “political kiosk” in a container in Exarchia Square, central Athens, which they say will…

Debate in Parliament to decide on committee to probe possible health scandals starts on Wednesday
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Debate in Parliament to decide on committee to probe possible health scandals starts on Wednesday

Panos - Apr 12, 2017

The debate on the two proposals submitted by SYRIZA-ANEL and New Democracy for investigation into the health sector will start…

Poll: SYRIZA stalls 2nd review to cling to power, people say
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Poll: SYRIZA stalls 2nd review to cling to power, people say

Panos - Apr 11, 2017

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) leads ruling government SYRIZA by 17.5 percentage points, the monthly University of Macedonia poll…

Mitsotakis emerges as frontman for pro-EU forces
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Mitsotakis emerges as frontman for pro-EU forces

Panos - Apr 10, 2017

Recent meetings between New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the leaders of minor opposition parties have cemented his profile as…

Tsipras: Grexit backers, internal political opposition tried to sabotage negotiations with creditors
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Tsipras: Grexit backers, internal political opposition tried to sabotage negotiations with creditors

Panos - Apr 10, 2017

Greece's embattled leftist prime minister on Sunday called negotiations in the run-up to an agreement, in principle, with institutional creditors…

An overall agreement on debt is necessary
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An overall agreement on debt is necessary

ilias1 - Apr 09, 2017

An agreement with the IMF on the Greek debt is necessary, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Saturday said on…

Greek and German Presidents inaugurate Documenta 14
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Greek and German Presidents inaugurate Documenta 14

ilias1 - Apr 09, 2017

Documenta 14 Exhibition entitled "Learning from Athens" was inaugurated on Saturday at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), in…

A mass grave belonging to Greek Cypriots was found outside the occupied Galateia village
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A mass grave belonging to Greek Cypriots was found outside the occupied Galateia village

ilias1 - Apr 09, 2017

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (06.04.17) reports that according to information acquired by the office of the Turkish member of…

Cretu visits ancient Macedonian site of Aigai in Vergina, northern Greece
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Cretu visits ancient Macedonian site of Aigai in Vergina, northern Greece

ilias1 - Apr 09, 2017

Visiting the archaeological site of Aigai and the burial complex of the ancient Macedonian kings in Vergina, northern Greece on…

Corruption prosecutor to bring new charges over defense deals
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Corruption prosecutor to bring new charges over defense deals

Sokratis - Apr 08, 2017

Iliana Zamanika, the corruption prosecutor who has been handling an ongoing probe into defense deals, is asking for new charges…

Greece will honour its obligations, provided its partners do the same
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Greece will honour its obligations, provided its partners do the same

makis - Apr 07, 2017

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos expressed the Greek people’s gratitude to his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier during…

PM Alexis Tsipras meets with British FM Boris Johnson
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PM Alexis Tsipras meets with British FM Boris Johnson

ilias1 - Apr 07, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met on Friday with visiting British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson at the Maximos mansion. Greek Foreign…

Tsakalotos: Valletta agreement will lead to solution before summer
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Tsakalotos: Valletta agreement will lead to solution before summer

ilias1 - Apr 07, 2017

The agreement on Greece that was reached in principle in Valletta is certain to yield a result long before the…

Cypriots to now use eVisa system for India travels
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Cypriots to now use eVisa system for India travels

ilias1 - Apr 07, 2017

India announced on Thursday its decision to extend the eVisa facility to Cypriot passport holders for tourism purposes. "In view…

Prospects for successful concluding 2nd review in Athens now good, IMF says
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Prospects for successful concluding 2nd review in Athens now good, IMF says

ilias1 - Apr 07, 2017

The prospects of successfully concluding the second review of Greece's programme are now good but the Eurozone has to provide…

We have an agreement, says Eurogroup chief Djisselbloem
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We have an agreement, says Eurogroup chief Djisselbloem

ilias1 - Apr 07, 2017

We have an agreement for reforms and timetable for the Greek programme. The technical staff will return to Athens as…

Tsipras confident of deal at Eurogroup, lenders less so
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Tsipras confident of deal at Eurogroup, lenders less so

Panos - Apr 07, 2017

Friday's Eurogroup in Malta is expected to reveal whether there will be a breakthrough in Greece’s months-long bailout talks with…