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Greece backs extradition of Russian to US over bitcoin fraud
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Greece backs extradition of Russian to US over bitcoin fraud

Panos - Oct 04, 2017

A Greek court ruled Wednesday to extradite Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik to the United States, where he is wanted…

Sex change bill passes through parliamentary committees
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Sex change bill passes through parliamentary committees

Panos - Oct 04, 2017

MPs of the Greek parliamentary committees of Justice, Public Administration and Public Order passed the bill on gender change, including…

Mitsotakis dismisses Dijsselbloem advise to hold off elections until 2019; ‘it’s an internal Greek matter’
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Mitsotakis dismisses Dijsselbloem advise to hold off elections until 2019; ‘it’s an internal Greek matter’

Panos - Oct 03, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday took exception to a recent quip by Eurogroup chairman Jeroen…

Panos Kammenos: Cyprus archives to open after 43 years
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Panos Kammenos: Cyprus archives to open after 43 years

makis - Oct 02, 2017

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said that archives regarding the invasion of Cyprus by Turkey in 1974, which had been…

EU Summit starts with informal talks on future of Union in Tallinn
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EU Summit starts with informal talks on future of Union in Tallinn

makis - Sep 29, 2017

The EU Summit kicked off in Tallinn, Estonia Thursday night with informal talks about the future of the EU as…

Greek PM Tsipras will meet with President Trump in October at the White House
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Greek PM Tsipras will meet with President Trump in October at the White House

makis - Sep 29, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the invitation of President Donald Trump and will visit the White House in the second…

EU Summit starts with informal talks on future of Union in Tallinn
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EU Summit starts with informal talks on future of Union in Tallinn

Panos - Sep 29, 2017

The EU Summit kicked off in Tallinn, Estonia Thursday night with informal talks about the future of the EU as…

Commission moves from mandatory refugee relocations to voluntary resettlement
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Commission moves from mandatory refugee relocations to voluntary resettlement

makis - Sep 28, 2017

The Commission on Wednesday (27 September) made no proposals to continue with the divisive mandatory refugee relocation system and instead…

Dijsselbloem: Greece must wrap up review rapidly to start talks on bailout exit
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Dijsselbloem: Greece must wrap up review rapidly to start talks on bailout exit

Panos - Sep 26, 2017

Greece must wrap up an upcoming bailout review quickly to pave the way for a “clean” bailout exit next summer…

Latest poll: ND leads SYRIZA by 13%
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Latest poll: ND leads SYRIZA by 13%

makis - Sep 25, 2017

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) holds a 13% point lead over ruling leftist party SYRIZA in the latest poll…

President Pavlopoulos: The democratic forces must demonstrate “absolute unity” on national goals
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President Pavlopoulos: The democratic forces must demonstrate “absolute unity” on national goals

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos stated on Sunday from Tripolis in the Peloponnese that Greece’s course toward the future demands the absolute…

Dijsselbloem-Mitsotakis meeting on Mon.
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Dijsselbloem-Mitsotakis meeting on Mon.

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

Visiting Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem will meet in Athens on Monday with main opposition New Democracy (ND) president Kyriakos Mitsotakis.…

German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth term, AfD gains third place
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German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth term, AfD gains third place

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

Angela Merkel is heading for a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor after her centre-right CDU party and its CSU sister…

ND calls for watchdog to act over suspect opinion poll
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ND calls for watchdog to act over suspect opinion poll

makis - Sep 19, 2017

New Democracy called on Tuesday on Greece’s broadcasting watchdog to ensure that the law is upheld when opinion polls are…

Greek Foreign Minister to visit Ankara on October 24
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Greek Foreign Minister to visit Ankara on October 24

makis - Sep 19, 2017

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will visit Ankara on 24 October. According to IBNA information, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has sent…

Greece backtracks on ‘ineffective’ excise tax on wine
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Greece backtracks on ‘ineffective’ excise tax on wine

Panos - Sep 19, 2017

The Greek government will soon table an amendment to abolish excise duty on wine as it has not brought the…

Kotzias: Greece willing to continue Cyprus talks on UNSG proposals
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Kotzias: Greece willing to continue Cyprus talks on UNSG proposals

Panos - Sep 18, 2017

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has expressed the willingness of Greece to continue discussions on the Cyprus problem in the…

President Pavlopoulos blasts central European countries over refugee matter
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President Pavlopoulos blasts central European countries over refugee matter

makis - Sep 15, 2017

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos criticised the central European countries for failing to adhere to the rules of solidarity that govern…

Germany Has 3 Coalition Options After The Election
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Germany Has 3 Coalition Options After The Election

Panos - Sep 15, 2017

Angela Merkel will almost certainly remain chancellor. The uncertainty is in how her center-right party will lead the country, and…

Minister Pappas on CNN: Greece to return to markets in August 2018
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Minister Pappas on CNN: Greece to return to markets in August 2018

Panos - Sep 15, 2017

Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media Nikos Pappas said the EuroGroup decisions ensured the return of Greece to the…