Category: POLITICS

PM Tsipras: Only with respect to the international law we can live peacefully
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PM Tsipras: Only with respect to the international law we can live peacefully

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Only through cooperation, solidarity and respect to the international law and the international treaties as the Lausanne Treaty, we can…

Tsipras: Turkish presence in Cyprus an invasion. Erdogan: I hope Greece will reconsider extradition of 10 officers
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Tsipras: Turkish presence in Cyprus an invasion. Erdogan: I hope Greece will reconsider extradition of 10 officers

makis - Dec 07, 2017

During the joint press conference of Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Maximos Hall…

Erdogan Greek trip gets off on wrong foot before it starts
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Erdogan Greek trip gets off on wrong foot before it starts

Panos - Dec 07, 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was due to arrive in Greece for a two-day official visit on Thursday, a trip designed…

Greece bans rallies & demonstrations in Athens for Turkey’s Erdogan visit
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Greece bans rallies & demonstrations in Athens for Turkey’s Erdogan visit

Panos - Dec 07, 2017

Greek police has banned all protest rallies and demonstrations in central Athens on Thursday and Friday, as part of the…

Greek FM Kotzias meets Turkish FM Cavusoglu
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Greek FM Kotzias meets Turkish FM Cavusoglu

makis - Dec 06, 2017

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias met with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, on the sidelines of NATO Foreign…

Trump: “Jerusalem is Israel’s capital”
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Trump: “Jerusalem is Israel’s capital”

makis - Dec 06, 2017

Mr. Trump officially announced that the USA recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He described the move as “a…

Mitsotakis outlines vision for economy at American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Conference
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Mitsotakis outlines vision for economy at American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Conference

makis - Dec 05, 2017

Leader of the opposition, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, launched an attack on the government’s economic policy in a speech at the 28th…

Alexis Tsipras to visit Portugal
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Alexis Tsipras to visit Portugal

Panos - Dec 01, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Portugal on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of December to participate as an observer…

Alexis Tsipras in Belgrade on December 8-9 for the 2nd Quadrilateral Summit
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Alexis Tsipras in Belgrade on December 8-9 for the 2nd Quadrilateral Summit

makis - Nov 30, 2017

Alexis Tsipras will travel to Belgrade on December 8-9, only hours after the the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Debate over Greece-Saudi arms deal and role of Defence Minister Kammenos continues in Greek parliament
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Debate over Greece-Saudi arms deal and role of Defence Minister Kammenos continues in Greek parliament

makis - Nov 27, 2017

During a heated parliamentary debate, Communist party leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas accused the Greek government of helping to fuel the war…

Mikis Theodorakis blasts SYRIZA-ANEL: Selling weapons to Saudi Arabia is a crime against humanity
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Mikis Theodorakis blasts SYRIZA-ANEL: Selling weapons to Saudi Arabia is a crime against humanity

Panos - Nov 27, 2017

Internationally renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has weighed in on the issue of munitions sales to Saudi Arabia by Greece,…

Avramopoulos: Schengen’s integrity is crucial
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Avramopoulos: Schengen’s integrity is crucial

makis - Nov 23, 2017

The European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, was present in the Celebration of the entry into…

Nimitz will not table a new proposal for the name issue at the meeting with Greece & FYROM negotiators, FM Dimitrov says
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Nimitz will not table a new proposal for the name issue at the meeting with Greece & FYROM negotiators, FM Dimitrov says

makis - Nov 22, 2017

His assessment that the UN mediator on Matthew Nimitz will not submit a new proposal on this issue at his…

Parliamentary discussion on Kammenos-Saudi Arabia case set for Monday
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Parliamentary discussion on Kammenos-Saudi Arabia case set for Monday

makis - Nov 22, 2017

Following a barrage of negative comments about the Greek PM’s refusal to weigh in on the revelations and the negative…

Mitsotakis Interview: Over-taxation in Greece is Surreal
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Mitsotakis Interview: Over-taxation in Greece is Surreal

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Strasbourg, where he had meetings with leaders of the European People’s Party (EPP),…

Government to introduce bill making Mufti Islamic Jurists optional for Muslims
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Government to introduce bill making Mufti Islamic Jurists optional for Muslims

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his administration would pass legislation to allow Muslim litigants to opt for a Greek court…

Commission spox on resumed internal border controls by German authorities on flights from Greece
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Commission spox on resumed internal border controls by German authorities on flights from Greece

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

An EU Commission official on Tuesday said a three-party meeting between EU experts along with representatives from Greece and Germany…

2018 budget projects a 3.82% primary surplus
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2018 budget projects a 3.82% primary surplus

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

The new budget submitted in parliament on Tuesday projects growth of 1.6% this year and 2.5% in 2018, while unemployment…

Ruling SYRIZA reduces gap with ND by 1 percentage point in latest poll; still trails heavily by 12 points
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Ruling SYRIZA reduces gap with ND by 1 percentage point in latest poll; still trails heavily by 12 points

Panos - Nov 21, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party retained a comfortable 12-percentage point lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest edition of…

German government talks collapse
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German government talks collapse

Panos - Nov 20, 2017

Exploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government collapsed shortly before midnight on Sunday when the pro-business Free Democratic Party…