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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…

Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks
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Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as…

Mitsotakis visits refugee center on Lesvos
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Mitsotakis visits refugee center on Lesvos

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday visited Lesvos, the Aegean island on the frontline of Europe’s refugee crisis, to…

PM Tsipras to meet with President Hollande asking for political solution on program evaluation
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PM Tsipras to meet with President Hollande asking for political solution on program evaluation

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet with French President Francois Hollande on February, 17 in Paris, according…

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

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

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

Greek PM Tsipras begins “strategic cooperation” with Tehran
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Greek PM Tsipras begins “strategic cooperation” with Tehran

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

Greece can act as a conduit for establishing economic, trade and energy ties between Iran and the EU, Greek Prime…

Georgiadis urges Potami to battle populism with ND
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Georgiadis urges Potami to battle populism with ND

Sokratis - Feb 07, 2016

Adonis Georgiadis, recently installed as one of New Democracy’s two vice presidents, has urged the centrist Potami party to “join…

Greek Author Michalis Ignatiou to Present New Book on Troika in New York
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Greek Author Michalis Ignatiou to Present New Book on Troika in New York

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

The Greek publishing house Livanis in collaboration with the Hellenic Book Club, the Hellenic American Leadership Council, the Dodecanese Federation,…

Greece is overcoming hot spot delays, says EU official
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Greece is overcoming hot spot delays, says EU official

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

A European Union official says Greece is making "rapid progress" in overcoming delays in building screening centers for migrants and…

Hot spot work intensifies as Greece agrees to recognize Turkey as ‘safe’ country
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Hot spot work intensifies as Greece agrees to recognize Turkey as ‘safe’ country

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

Greek authorities agreed on Friday to recognize Turkey as a “safe third country,” which means migrants for whom Turkey is…

Lenders fail to set return date for first inspection
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Lenders fail to set return date for first inspection

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

The initial round of talks comprising the start of the first bailout review for the current government ended on Friday…

Tsipras, Kotzias head to Iran aiming to strengthen ties
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Tsipras, Kotzias head to Iran aiming to strengthen ties

Sokratis - Feb 06, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will pay an official two-day visit to Iran Sunday. He will be accompanied on his trip…