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Supreme Court launches two investigations over Panousis allegations
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Supreme Court launches two investigations over Panousis allegations

ilias1 - Nov 13, 2015

The Supreme Court Prosecutor Efterpi Koutzamani has requested that two investigations be launched in relation to the serious allegations made…

EU sets deadline for agreement for next week
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EU sets deadline for agreement for next week

ilias1 - Nov 13, 2015

The spokesperson of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas has announced that the Eurogroup has instructed the Euro Working Group to…

Kountoura: 2015 was an exceptional year for the Greek tourism
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Kountoura: 2015 was an exceptional year for the Greek tourism

Panos - Nov 13, 2015

The first messages on the course of the Greek tourism in 2016, based on the early reservations, are very encouraging,…

Foreign Ministry condemns deadly terrorist attack in a suburb of Beirut
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Foreign Ministry condemns deadly terrorist attack in a suburb of Beirut

Panos - Nov 13, 2015

"We unequivocally condemn yesterday’s deadly double bombing attack in a Beirut suburb that resulted in the tragic deaths and serious…

Prosecutor orders dual probe after claims by former minister
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Prosecutor orders dual probe after claims by former minister

Panos - Nov 13, 2015

Supreme Court prosecutor Efterpi Koutzamani on Friday ordered a dual investigation into claims by former citizens’ protection minister Yiannis Panousis…

Central suspect in Koumoutsakos assault visits police
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Central suspect in Koumoutsakos assault visits police

Panos - Nov 13, 2015

A key suspect in a violent assault on New Democracy MP Giorgos Koumoutsakos handed himself over to police on Friday,…

Spirtzis’ visit in Egypt focused on the strengthening of Greek-Egyptian cooperation
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Spirtzis’ visit in Egypt focused on the strengthening of Greek-Egyptian cooperation

Panos - Nov 13, 2015

The further development of the cooperation between Greece and Egypt on important issues, such as the transport, the interconnection of…

Scenarios over joint Greek-Turkish patrols in the Aegean
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Scenarios over joint Greek-Turkish patrols in the Aegean

Panos - Nov 13, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to have full information on the contacts…

Striking Greeks take to tension-filled streets in austerity protest
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Striking Greeks take to tension-filled streets in austerity protest

ilias1 - Nov 12, 2015

Striking Greeks took to the streets on Thursday to protest austerity measures, setting Alexis Tsipras' government its biggest domestic challenge…

Schäuble warns of refugee ‘avalanche’
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Schäuble warns of refugee ‘avalanche’

ilias1 - Nov 12, 2015

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said that Germany may face “an avalanche” triggered by careless actions noting that migration is…

Plans for ND conference ahead of leadership vote fall through
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Plans for ND conference ahead of leadership vote fall through

ilias1 - Nov 12, 2015

Tentative plans for a New Democracy party conference ahead of a leadership contest, whose first round is due on November…

Comprehensive approach needed to refugee crisis
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Comprehensive approach needed to refugee crisis

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Monday referred to the significant progress made on the…

Greece rolls over 3-month T-bills, yield steady
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Greece rolls over 3-month T-bills, yield steady

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

Greece sold 1.138 billion euros ($1.22 billion) of three-month T-bills to refinance a maturing issue, keeping its public finances afloat,…

US: We don’t recognize the Turkish occupation in Cyprus
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US: We don’t recognize the Turkish occupation in Cyprus

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

US State Department Spokesman Mark Toner stated that the US does not recognize the Turkish invasion of Cyprus during a…

PM Tsipras in Malta for summit meeting on migration
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PM Tsipras in Malta for summit meeting on migration

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Malta on Wednesday to participate in the Valletta Summit on migration, as well as…

National issues are not under negotiation
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National issues are not under negotiation

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

"National issues are not under negotiation. They constitute a red line. And there is no room for discounts," New Democracy…

Greece’s lenders representatives arrive for evaluation
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Greece’s lenders representatives arrive for evaluation

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

Representatives from Greece’s international lender arrived on Wednesday in Athens to resume negotiations in order to reach an agreement by…

PM A. Tsipras’ visit to Turkey to focus on refugee crisis
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PM A. Tsipras’ visit to Turkey to focus on refugee crisis

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ upcoming visit to Turkey will focus on the international and regional developments while special emphasis on…

Panousis to appear before Parliamentary Ethics Committee
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Panousis to appear before Parliamentary Ethics Committee

ilias1 - Nov 11, 2015

The Parliamentary Ethics Committee has summoned the former Minister of Public Order Yannis Panousis to appear on at noon on…

Tsipras: Greece will play leading role in EU-Turkey deliberations on the refugees issue
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Tsipras: Greece will play leading role in EU-Turkey deliberations on the refugees issue

Panos - Nov 11, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' imminent visit to Ankara will focus on the international and regional developments while special emphasis will…