Category: POLITICS

Panousis: I was thrown to the wolves
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Panousis: I was thrown to the wolves

makis - Nov 18, 2015

Giannis Panousis referred implicitly to Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos, members of SYRIZA and media supporting the government while talking to…

Prior actions bill raises taxes on lottery games and wine
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Prior actions bill raises taxes on lottery games and wine

makis - Nov 18, 2015

After a marathon negotiation that concluded early on Tuesday morning, the government submitted a prior actions bill in Parliament in…

Cyprus closest to unification in 40 years
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Cyprus closest to unification in 40 years

ilias1 - Nov 18, 2015

Cyprus is closer than ever to ending a four-decade partition and its Turkish and Greek sides could agree the text…

PM Tsipras meets Davutoglu and Erdogan in Turkey
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PM Tsipras meets Davutoglu and Erdogan in Turkey

ilias1 - Nov 18, 2015

The official visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Turkey and his meetings with Turkish officials comes amid the…

Draft bill on prior actions for loan tranche, recapitalisation tabled in Parliament
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Draft bill on prior actions for loan tranche, recapitalisation tabled in Parliament

Panos - Nov 18, 2015

A draft bill legislating the prior actions Greece and its lenders agreed to before the country receives a 2-bln-euro loan…

President, Germany’s FM talk EU-Turkey relations
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President, Germany’s FM talk EU-Turkey relations

ilias1 - Nov 17, 2015

The Cyprus problem, EU-Turkey relations and regional issues were among the subjects dealt with in today’s meeting between President Anastasiades…

UNHCR urges states not to demonize refugees
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UNHCR urges states not to demonize refugees

ilias1 - Nov 17, 2015

The United Nations urged European countries on Tuesday not to react to Friday's attacks in Paris by rejecting or blaming…

Farmers to hold rally in Athens on Wednesday morning
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Farmers to hold rally in Athens on Wednesday morning

ilias1 - Nov 17, 2015

Farmers from all over Greece are planning on attending a rally scheduled for Wednesday morning on Syntagma Square in Athens,…

Substantive agreement between Greece and the institutions
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Substantive agreement between Greece and the institutions

ilias1 - Nov 17, 2015

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem welcomed the "substantial agreement" reached by the institutions and the Greek authorities in statements to ANA-MPA.…

Turkey and Greece must work together on refugees
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Turkey and Greece must work together on refugees

makis - Nov 17, 2015

Greece and Turkey must fight human trafficking together and coordinate the work of their police and coast guards to help…

Courts issue guilty verdict for Papantoniou-Kourakou couple
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Courts issue guilty verdict for Papantoniou-Kourakou couple

ilias1 - Nov 17, 2015

The Misdemeanor Appeal Courts of Athens have found former PASOK Minister Yannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou guilty for…

P. Kammenos: It is September 11 for Europe
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P. Kammenos: It is September 11 for Europe

Panos - Nov 17, 2015

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on Tuesday, upon his arrival at the EU Foreign Affairs Council on defence policy, stressed the…

Government officials to visit Lefkada
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Government officials to visit Lefkada

Panos - Nov 17, 2015

Government officials, including Infrastructure Minister Panagiotis Sgouridis, the General Secretary for Civil Protection Yiannis Kapakis, and the President of Earthquake…

PM Tsipras to leave for Istanbul on Tuesday
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PM Tsipras to leave for Istanbul on Tuesday

Panos - Nov 17, 2015

The refugee crisis and the safety conditions in Europe as well as the bilateral relations will dominate Prime Minister Alexis…

Government officials heckled at Polytechnic wreath-laying
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Government officials heckled at Polytechnic wreath-laying

Panos - Nov 17, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other high-ranking government officials were heckled on Tuesday as they lay a wreath on a…

Greek government creditors reach agreement “on all 48 prior actions”
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Greek government creditors reach agreement “on all 48 prior actions”

ilias1 - Nov 17, 2015

The Greek government reached an agreement with its creditors early on Tuesday morning, opening the way towards the disbursement of…

Xiros and another 27 indicted for Korydallos escape plan
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Xiros and another 27 indicted for Korydallos escape plan

ilias1 - Nov 16, 2015

Convicted terrorist Christodoulos Xiros and another 27 individuals were on Monday indicted to stand trial for a plan to break…

Jailed terror siblings threaten ex-minister
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Jailed terror siblings threaten ex-minister

ilias1 - Nov 16, 2015

Two jailed members of the Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire guerrilla group on Monday threatened former citizens’ protection minister…

Greece had arrested and extradited terror suspect to Belgium
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Greece had arrested and extradited terror suspect to Belgium

ilias1 - Nov 16, 2015

The Greek police arrested an Algerian national suspected of being a leading jihadist in Athens on January 18, 2015 in…

State Minister Pappas discusses TAP issues with Tony Blair
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State Minister Pappas discusses TAP issues with Tony Blair

ilias1 - Nov 16, 2015

Minister of State Nikos Pappas met with former prime minister of Britain Tony Blair on Monday at Maximos mansion. According…