Category: POLITICS

Skourletis hints at 4th memorandum; later says quip taken out of context
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Skourletis hints at 4th memorandum; later says quip taken out of context

Panos - Apr 07, 2017

A high-ranking government minister on Thursday evening hinted that a fourth memorandum will be needed for currently bailout-dependent Greece, although…

Greek government spokesman: A positive outcome on Friday is very likely
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Greek government spokesman: A positive outcome on Friday is very likely

Panos - Apr 06, 2017

State Minister and government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos commented to ANT1 TV Channel on Thursday that, it is very likely to…

Order to free ex-minister tied to high bail
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Order to free ex-minister tied to high bail

Panos - Apr 06, 2017

A judicial council on Wednesday ordered the release from prison of former defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos because of his frail…

Mitsotakis: “We will abolish Paraskevopoulos’ law”
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Mitsotakis: “We will abolish Paraskevopoulos’ law”

Panos - Apr 05, 2017

The leader of the main opposition party New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated on Tuesday that he will abolish the so-called…

Greece expresses condolences after deadly St Petersburg blast
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Greece expresses condolences after deadly St Petersburg blast

Panos - Apr 04, 2017

The Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday night issued a statement expressing support for the people of Russia following a bomb…

Government seeking to avoid Malta debacle
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Government seeking to avoid Malta debacle

Panos - Apr 04, 2017

In what is seen as a last-ditch attempt to avoid what appears to be an impending disaster at this Friday’s…

State minister’s 2013 Venezuela trip under scrutiny
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State minister’s 2013 Venezuela trip under scrutiny

makis - Apr 03, 2017

Main opposition party New Democracy has submitted a question in Parliament to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Minister of State…

Next days are critical for the negotiations
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Next days are critical for the negotiations

Panos - Apr 03, 2017

The next few days are critical for the negotiations while the political negotiation is expected to peak this week. Both…

Cyprus leaders say more work needed to restart peace talks
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Cyprus leaders say more work needed to restart peace talks

Panos - Apr 03, 2017

The rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus say more work is needed to prepare the ground for the resumption of…

ND will change the climate in the economy, claims party’s vice president Hatzidakis
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ND will change the climate in the economy, claims party’s vice president Hatzidakis

Panos - Apr 03, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) vice president Costis Hatzidakis expressed his certainty that «ND will change the climate in the…

Eurworking Group decided to propose the return of the technical groups to Athens, say gov’t sources
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Eurworking Group decided to propose the return of the technical groups to Athens, say gov’t sources

Panos - Mar 31, 2017

The EuroWorking Group during Thursday's (30/03/2017) meeting decided "to propose the return of the technical groups of the institutions to…

Dep. education minister asked about possible new austerity measures: I ‘disagree with everything’
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Dep. education minister asked about possible new austerity measures: I ‘disagree with everything’

Panos - Mar 31, 2017

A controversial deputy education minister, who hails from the small rightist-populist party that serves as the junior coalition partner, on…

SYRIZA MP admits he received ‘holiday bonus’, later donated to union’s fund
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SYRIZA MP admits he received ‘holiday bonus’, later donated to union’s fund

Panos - Mar 30, 2017

The latest political mini-furor in Athens this week, on the margins of crucial developments regarding the second review of the…

Svigou: IMF’s irrational demands the big thorn in the negotiations
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Svigou: IMF’s irrational demands the big thorn in the negotiations

Panos - Mar 30, 2017

SYRIZA party spokeswoman Rania Svigou on Thursday (30/03/2017) reiterated the government's intention to conclude as soon as possible the second…

Greek MEP Marias forms new party called “GREECE-THE OTHER PATH”
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Greek MEP Marias forms new party called “GREECE-THE OTHER PATH”

Panos - Mar 30, 2017

Notis Marias, a Greek member of the European Parliament has launched a new political party called “GREECE-THE OTHER PATH”. Mr.…

SYRIZA MPs want to scrap school grades for conduct
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SYRIZA MPs want to scrap school grades for conduct

Panos - Mar 30, 2017

Twenty-eight lawmakers in the ruling SYRIZA party say that the grading of students’ conduct at school on report cards is…

Tzanakopoulos: No agreement with creditors unless total package involved, including debt issue
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Tzanakopoulos: No agreement with creditors unless total package involved, including debt issue

Panos - Mar 29, 2017

Athens will not legislate new measures unless there is an overall agreement with creditors and one that includes the debt…

Greece, lenders said to have reached deal on key labor reforms, pension cuts
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Greece, lenders said to have reached deal on key labor reforms, pension cuts

Panos - Mar 29, 2017

Greece has reached an agreement with its lenders on key labor reforms, spending cuts and energy issues, moving closer to…

Greek Parliament votes to refer former Defence Minister Papantoniou to preliminary committee
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Greek Parliament votes to refer former Defence Minister Papantoniou to preliminary committee

Panos - Mar 29, 2017

The Greek Parliament voted Tuesday night to set up a special preliminary committee to investigate the possible involvement of former…

Mitsotakis: Courageous debt restructuring needed; ND won’t vote for any new austerity measures
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Mitsotakis: Courageous debt restructuring needed; ND won’t vote for any new austerity measures

Panos - Mar 29, 2017

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he believes a "courageous debt restructuring" is necessary for Greece, something he said European…