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Brussels estimates that the Greek bailout review may take months

ilias1 - Feb 13, 2016

A report by the MNI news agency, which cites an unnamed high ranking EU officer, suggests that the review of…

Everyone is against Tsipras, international media say
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Everyone is against Tsipras, international media say

ilias1 - Feb 13, 2016

Athens is in an emergency situation, German media reports claim commenting on the farmers’ protest rally in the centre of…

Thousands of farmers participate in a massive protest rally in Athens
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Thousands of farmers participate in a massive protest rally in Athens

ilias1 - Feb 13, 2016

Thousands of farmers who have descended on Athens from numerous regions of Greece on Friday to protest against the social…

Tsipras-Boldrini: “The refugee crisis affects all 28 EU members”
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Tsipras-Boldrini: “The refugee crisis affects all 28 EU members”

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The president of Italian parliament Laura Boldrini was received by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens on Friday, with the…

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House approves TV license decree

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

A government decree for the launch of a tender for four national TV licenses was approved by Greek Parliament late…

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Kammenos sets out conditions for NATO to sweep Aegean

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

Greece has told its NATO partners that it will accept naval patrols in the Aegean, including on the Greek side…

Tsipras’ overhasty announcements before farmers driving to Athens
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Tsipras’ overhasty announcements before farmers driving to Athens

makis - Feb 10, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated on Wednesday during a cabinet meeting that the government is open to discuss with…

Varoufakis: Tsipras surrendered – There is no doubt I failed
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Varoufakis: Tsipras surrendered – There is no doubt I failed

makis - Feb 10, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis launched a pan-European movement “Democracy in Europe Movement 2025″ (Diem25) in Berlin on Tuesday.…

Greece agrees on NATO migration patrols in Aegean Sea
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Greece agrees on NATO migration patrols in Aegean Sea

makis - Feb 10, 2016

There is no official statement issued by the Ministry of Defense in order to announce the decisions taken at today’s…

Tsipras on the bailout, pension reform and protests
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Tsipras on the bailout, pension reform and protests

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

In the Wednesday morning ministerial council meeting, the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressed major challenges his government faces, such as…

Tsipras says ready to talk to farmers over pensions
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Tsipras says ready to talk to farmers over pensions

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he was ready to talk to protesting farmers over pension reform, but…

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Mouzalas admits gov’t is being prepared to have Greece’s borders closed

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas admitted on Wednesday that Greek government is being prepared “to have our borders…

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Cabinet meeting on government legislative work

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

A cabinet meeting will take place on Wednesday (10/02/2016), at 10:30, on the government's legislative work over the next period.…

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Greece, lenders should conclude first bailout review the soonest, says gov’t

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

Greece and its international lenders must conclude a first assessment of the country’s bailout reforms as quickly as possible, the…

New Democracy opposes early elections, but…
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New Democracy opposes early elections, but…

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

The president of the main opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis has argued that while New Democracy is against early elections being called,…

Ιtaly’s Parliament President to visit Cyprus and Greece
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Ιtaly’s Parliament President to visit Cyprus and Greece

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

Italy's Parliament President Laura Boldrini is to arrive in Cyprus on Thursday for an official visit, during the second leg…

Rush to get hot spots ready meets more resistance
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Rush to get hot spots ready meets more resistance

Panos - Feb 09, 2016

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos vowed Monday that Greece would comply with European Union demands and have more refugee hot spots…

Mitsotakis: The way govt handled refugee crisis made things worse
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Mitsotakis: The way govt handled refugee crisis made things worse

makis - Feb 08, 2016

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday visited the refugee reception centre in Mytilene and accused the government…

Baltakos in talks about creation of right-wing party
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Baltakos in talks about creation of right-wing party

makis - Feb 08, 2016

The former chief adviser to Antonis Samaras when he was prime minister, Panayiotis Baltakos, said on Monday that he is…

Greek government pleased with official visit to Iran
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Greek government pleased with official visit to Iran

makis - Feb 08, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently in Iran on an official visit, in an effort to develop ties and…