Category: POLITICS

Greek debt crisis: ‘People can’t see any light at the end of any tunnel’
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Greek debt crisis: ‘People can’t see any light at the end of any tunnel’

Panos - Jul 31, 2017

The worst is clearly behind us.” Panaghiota Mourtidou pondered the words with a gravity unusual for the jovial volunteer. Even…

Turks attempt to raise the Turkish flag on Thessaloniki’s White Tower!
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Turks attempt to raise the Turkish flag on Thessaloniki’s White Tower!

Panos - Jul 31, 2017

A group of Turkish tourists attempted on Sunday morning to open the Turkish flag at the top of Thessaloniki’s trademark…

ND demands explanations after paper claims Tsipras asked for Venezuela help in 2013 in case of future Grexit
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ND demands explanations after paper claims Tsipras asked for Venezuela help in 2013 in case of future Grexit

Panos - Jul 31, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Sunday demanded explanations over what it calls relations between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

Tsipras: “The country is now on a safe path of transition to stability and growth”
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Tsipras: “The country is now on a safe path of transition to stability and growth”

makis - Jul 28, 2017

The country is now on a safe path of transition to stability and growth, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on…

Opposition leader blasts PM a day after TV appearance
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Opposition leader blasts PM a day after TV appearance

Panos - Jul 28, 2017

The political thermometer equaled the temperatures in downtown Athens this week, with main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

Mitsotakis: “Tsipras’s arrogance and opportunism cost Greeks dearly”
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Mitsotakis: “Tsipras’s arrogance and opportunism cost Greeks dearly”

makis - Jul 27, 2017

The President of major Greek opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused Greek PM Alexis Tsipras of being an…

Anastasiades: Peace talk minutes will not be made public
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Anastasiades: Peace talk minutes will not be made public

makis - Jul 26, 2017

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday that he had decided to back down on his decision to controversially make public…

Anti-establishment organization “Rouvikonas” storm the Greek Parliament…again!
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Anti-establishment organization “Rouvikonas” storm the Greek Parliament…again!

makis - Jul 26, 2017

The anti-establisment organization “Rouvikonas”, known for their surprise “attacks” against symbolic -as they say- offices, buildings and establishments, hit once…

Tsipras: “In 2021 we will be out of memorandums”
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Tsipras: “In 2021 we will be out of memorandums”

makis - Jul 26, 2017

Gradually, interest rates will be reduced and in one year from now we will be able to abandon the memorandums,…

New Democracy attacks Tsipras over “Guardian” interview on Economy
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New Democracy attacks Tsipras over “Guardian” interview on Economy

Panos - Jul 26, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy strongly attacked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over his statements to “The Guardian” on Monday, saying his…

New York Times: Greece not out of the woods with new 5-year-bond
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New York Times: Greece not out of the woods with new 5-year-bond

makis - Jul 25, 2017

Greece, long Europe’s economic problem child, is trying to prove that it has made progress in its recovery efforts by…

Tsipras celebrates return to markets while receiving Commissioner Moscovici
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Tsipras celebrates return to markets while receiving Commissioner Moscovici

makis - Jul 25, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras stated it was time to plan the remaining work to complete the programme in August 2018,…

Putin says he is not ready to leave the Russian presidency
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Putin says he is not ready to leave the Russian presidency

Panos - Jul 25, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he might decide to stay in office for life. Putin stated on Friday…

Schaeuble: Greek crisis his most dramatic moment in last four years
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Schaeuble: Greek crisis his most dramatic moment in last four years

Panos - Jul 25, 2017

Influential German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble calls the Greek crisis in the summer of 2015 the most dramatic crisis in…

Greek judges accuse Tsipras government of ‘dirty’ attacks
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Greek judges accuse Tsipras government of ‘dirty’ attacks

Panos - Jul 25, 2017

Judges in Greece have reacted angrily to a blunt barrage of government criticism over recent court rulings, comparing the "dirty"…

Commissioner Moscovici to meet Greek officials in Athens
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Commissioner Moscovici to meet Greek officials in Athens

Panos - Jul 25, 2017

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici is scheduled to hold a series of meting…

ND leader Mitsotakis accuses Greek government of manipulating Justice
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ND leader Mitsotakis accuses Greek government of manipulating Justice

makis - Jul 24, 2017

Leader of Greece’s main opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused the Greek government of directly circumventing the power…

Alexis Tsipras: ‘The worst is clearly behind us’
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Alexis Tsipras: ‘The worst is clearly behind us’

Panos - Jul 24, 2017

Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has promised to defy his critics by taking the country out of its longest-running…

Varoufakis revelations in new book spark political firestorm
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Varoufakis revelations in new book spark political firestorm

Panos - Jul 24, 2017

The book authored by former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis titled “Adults in the Room”, has sparked a political firestorm in…

President Pavlopoulos extends support to Kos Mayor
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President Pavlopoulos extends support to Kos Mayor

makis - Jul 21, 2017

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos expressed his deepest sorrow for the victims of the Kos earthquake in…