Category: POLITICS

EU: Political elites in the Balkans have ties with criminal structures
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EU: Political elites in the Balkans have ties with criminal structures

Panos - Feb 06, 2018

In the most recent version of the Strategy for Balkans, in the chapter on the rule of law, the European…

Greece Moves Ahead on Delayed ID Card Scheme
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Greece Moves Ahead on Delayed ID Card Scheme

Panos - Feb 06, 2018

Millions of Greeks are to get new biometric ID cards after years of delays in meeting EU requirements first brought…

Names of 10 former ministers in pharmaceuticals corruption case tabled in Greek Parliament
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Names of 10 former ministers in pharmaceuticals corruption case tabled in Greek Parliament

Panos - Feb 06, 2018

The names of ten former ministers are on the list of suspects of bribery from a pharmaceuticals company to be…

Ten politicians linked to Novartis bribery scandal
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Ten politicians linked to Novartis bribery scandal

makis - Feb 06, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Public Prosecution Office is to submit to Parliament a case file concerning an ongoing probe into charges…

Nicos Anastasiades Wins Cyprus Presidential Election
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Nicos Anastasiades Wins Cyprus Presidential Election

Panos - Feb 05, 2018

Official results in Cyprus show the country’s president Nicos Anastasiades has been re-elected to another five-year term, defeating the left-leaning…

Organizers point to utterly successful ‘name issue’ rally; govt, FM says they’re unfazed
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Organizers point to utterly successful ‘name issue’ rally; govt, FM says they’re unfazed

Panos - Feb 05, 2018

Α massive, even by memorandum-era standards, rally was held in central Athens early Sunday afternoon to demand a hard-line stance…

Greece slams EU οfficial for calling FYROM “Macedonia”
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Greece slams EU οfficial for calling FYROM “Macedonia”

Panos - Feb 05, 2018

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacted angrily on Sunday to an EU commissioner’s repeated references to FYROM as ‘Macedonia’.…

Anarchists attacked Mikis Theodorakis’ house!
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Anarchists attacked Mikis Theodorakis’ house!

makis - Feb 03, 2018

An attack on Mikis Theodorakis’ house took place shortly before 16:00 on Saturday afternoon by anarchists. The anarchists who arrived…

Nimetz: Time is not in our favour
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Nimetz: Time is not in our favour

makis - Feb 02, 2018

In an interview with reporter Nikoletta Kritikou for Euronews-Greece, UN special mediator on the name dispute between Greece and FYROM,…

Greek FinMin: Athens ‘hopes’ for ‘change of supervision’ status after third bailout ends
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Greek FinMin: Athens ‘hopes’ for ‘change of supervision’ status after third bailout ends

Panos - Feb 02, 2018

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos reiterated on Thursday that the still bailout-dependent country does not need a precautionary credit line…

US ambassador worries about potential Aegean ‘accident’ between Turkey and Greece
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US ambassador worries about potential Aegean ‘accident’ between Turkey and Greece

Panos - Feb 02, 2018

The possibility of an 'accident' happening between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean is a matter of concern for the…

Nimetz: Greek government does not deny identity of people of FYROM
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Nimetz: Greek government does not deny identity of people of FYROM

Panos - Feb 02, 2018

The UN special envoy on the name dispute between Greece and FYROM, Matthew Nimetz said he had heard nothing from…

Outgoing EWG chief Wieser: Only SYRIZA in 2017 took ‘possession’ of bailout program
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Outgoing EWG chief Wieser: Only SYRIZA in 2017 took ‘possession’ of bailout program

Panos - Feb 01, 2018

Outgoing Euro Working Group chief Thomas Wieser on Wednesday, in summing up his tenure at the post, said no Greek…

ND leader Mitsotakis blasts government for lawlessness in university campuses
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ND leader Mitsotakis blasts government for lawlessness in university campuses

Panos - Jan 31, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party continues to field a double-digit percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest…

ND leader Mitsotakis blasts government for lawlessness in university campuses
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ND leader Mitsotakis blasts government for lawlessness in university campuses

Panos - Jan 31, 2018

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, President of Greece’s major opposition party, New Democracy (ND), blasted the Greek government for failing to address rampant…

Poll: 59% of Greeks against the use of term Macedonia by FYROM
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Poll: 59% of Greeks against the use of term Macedonia by FYROM

Panos - Jan 31, 2018

The majority of Greeks are against the use of a compound name by FYROM that would include the constituent of…

Greece & Albania are working toward a new document of strategic partnership
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Greece & Albania are working toward a new document of strategic partnership

Panos - Jan 30, 2018

“We’re working in order to have a new document of strategic partnership which would define the path of relations between…

Panos Kammenos: We will support government till the end
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Panos Kammenos: We will support government till the end

makis - Jan 29, 2018

The President of the Independent Greeks (ANEL), and National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos made it clear that his party would…

President Pavlopoulos says no entry to FYROM in NATO or EU, if it continues irredentist policies
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President Pavlopoulos says no entry to FYROM in NATO or EU, if it continues irredentist policies

makis - Jan 29, 2018

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos sent a clear message to FYROM that the path to the EU…

Yanis Varoufakis starts new political party
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Yanis Varoufakis starts new political party

Panos - Jan 29, 2018

Greek controversial economist and former Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis is re-entering politics with a new party, set to be…