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Vote of confidence probably on Wed.
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Vote of confidence probably on Wed.

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

A proposal for debate in Parliament over a vote of confidence for the Tsipras government to commence on Tuesday and…

Chief of the HNDGS Admiral Apostolakis will be the next Minister of Defence
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Chief of the HNDGS Admiral Apostolakis will be the next Minister of Defence

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

The Greek Chief of General Staff Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis’ sea parachute jump & a scuba dive! (VIDEO-PHOTOS) The Chief of…

It’s official: Kammenos leaves coalition government
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It’s official: Kammenos leaves coalition government

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

“The issue of Macedonia does not allow me not to sacrifice the (ministerial) chair. I thanked the Prime Minister for…

Panos Kammenos: Meeting with PM Tsipras postponed
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Panos Kammenos: Meeting with PM Tsipras postponed

makis - Jan 11, 2019

Defence Minister and leader of junior coalition partner ANEL, Panos Kammenos told reporters Friday afternoon that his meeting with Greek…

Mitsotakis and his lovely daughter Daphne go for a walk
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Mitsotakis and his lovely daughter Daphne go for a walk

Panos - Jan 11, 2019

The schedule of a politician can be extremely hectic, and finding some time to enjoy the simple things in life…

Merkel praises Tsipras in Athens for Prespa agreement; cites ‘North Macedonia’ three times
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Merkel praises Tsipras in Athens for Prespa agreement; cites ‘North Macedonia’ three times

Panos - Jan 11, 2019

Visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel directly cited the Prespa agreement on Thursday afternoon immediately after her talks in Athens with…

Katsikis: We will vote against MP Tsipras in no confidence motion
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Katsikis: We will vote against MP Tsipras in no confidence motion

makis - Jan 10, 2019

NEL PM Kostas Katsikis dropped a “bombshell” during an interview on THEMA 104.6 radio, revealing the coalition government’s junior partner…

Greek PM Tsipras welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens
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Greek PM Tsipras welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens

makis - Jan 10, 2019

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Maximos Hall in Athens, Thursday afternoon. Smiling at the…

Democracy “flawed” in Greece, says Economist Democracy Index 2018
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Democracy “flawed” in Greece, says Economist Democracy Index 2018

Panos - Jan 10, 2019

Greece was ranked in the last 3 countries among EU nation-states in the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Democracy Index for…

Greek PM: If Kammenos withdraws support from government I will ask for vote of confidence
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Greek PM: If Kammenos withdraws support from government I will ask for vote of confidence

Panos - Jan 10, 2019

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke about the prospect of calling snap elections for the first time during a television interview…

ND leader Mitsotakis calls for elections in party address
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ND leader Mitsotakis calls for elections in party address

makis - Jan 09, 2019

The President of major opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed his party committee on Wednesday evening and unleashed…

ANEL’s Parliamentary Group meeting postponed
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ANEL’s Parliamentary Group meeting postponed

makis - Jan 09, 2019

The intense hammering of opposition MPs to the National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on the issue of the F-16 modernization…

Tsipras must either seek vote of confidence or hold elections, ND says
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Tsipras must either seek vote of confidence or hold elections, ND says

Panos - Jan 09, 2019

“At a time when our country is facing crucial national and economic issues, Mr. Tsipras and Kammenos are plunging it…

Gov’t confident it has votes to pass Prespa agreement; another junior coalition party MP appears positive
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Gov’t confident it has votes to pass Prespa agreement; another junior coalition party MP appears positive

Panos - Jan 08, 2019

Sources close to ruling SYRIZA party on Monday again maintained that the current Tsipras coalition government has a majority of…

At the end of January the Summit of Southern European countries in Nicosia
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At the end of January the Summit of Southern European countries in Nicosia

Panos - Jan 08, 2019

According to all indications, the 5th Summit of Leaders of the seven countries of the European South in Nicosia has…

ND leader Mitsotakis tweets in English for protecion of democratic institutions
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ND leader Mitsotakis tweets in English for protecion of democratic institutions

Panos - Jan 04, 2019

The President of New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis released a statement accusing the government of employing unprecedented tactics against the judicial…

President Pavlopoulos wishes Happy New Year to Greek community of Alaska
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President Pavlopoulos wishes Happy New Year to Greek community of Alaska

makis - Jan 01, 2019

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos sent his wishes for the new year to the Greek community in…

Former Greek PM Simitis predicts return to ESM emergency borrowing for country
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Former Greek PM Simitis predicts return to ESM emergency borrowing for country

Panos - Dec 31, 2018

Former prime minister Costas Simitis, under whose leadership Greece joined the Eurozone in 2002, raised eyebrows over the last weekend…

Kapa Research: Most Greeks begin their day with a glance at their smartphones; political trends for 2018
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Kapa Research: Most Greeks begin their day with a glance at their smartphones; political trends for 2018

Panos - Dec 31, 2018

Most Greeks begin their day with a glance at their smartphones, according to an end-of-year survey by Athens-based Kapa Research…

German Chancellor Merkel to visit Athens on January 10-11
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German Chancellor Merkel to visit Athens on January 10-11

Panos - Dec 27, 2018

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Greece during the second week of January. Merkel will be in…