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Erdogan supports FYROM claims on name dispute with Greece in meeting with FYROM counterpart in Ankara
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Erdogan supports FYROM claims on name dispute with Greece in meeting with FYROM counterpart in Ankara

Panos - Feb 21, 2018

FYROM President Gjorge Ivanov expressed his gratitude to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Turkey’s support regarding the name dispute…

17 Turkish asylum seekers rescued in Chios by the Hellenic Coast Guard
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17 Turkish asylum seekers rescued in Chios by the Hellenic Coast Guard

Panos - Feb 20, 2018

They arrived by boat and claim they are public servants and judiciary employees threatened by the Erdogan regime A total…

Hahn ‘confident’ Macedonia name row settled by July
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Hahn ‘confident’ Macedonia name row settled by July

Panos - Feb 16, 2018

The European Union is “very confident” Macedonia will settle a long-running row with Greece over its name before July, the…

Turkish military plane crashes in Izmir. Two dead
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Turkish military plane crashes in Izmir. Two dead

Panos - Feb 16, 2018

A military plane has crashed in Izmir province, western Turkey, during a training flight, the Turkish Armed Forces said in…

Greek FM Nikos Kotzias: “Turkey crossed the red line at Imia!”
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Greek FM Nikos Kotzias: “Turkey crossed the red line at Imia!”

Panos - Feb 16, 2018

Nikos Kotzias is one of the main figures in the news as the Greek Foreign Minister, especially after Turkey’s latest…

U.S. Ambassador to Greece set to visit Ankara
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U.S. Ambassador to Greece set to visit Ankara

Panos - Feb 15, 2018

Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic will be travelling to Ankara today and until Friday for consultations…

Athens: Ankara has lost its ‘common sense’, commenting on Turkish claims
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Athens: Ankara has lost its ‘common sense’, commenting on Turkish claims

Panos - Feb 14, 2018

A Greek foreign ministry spokesman on Tuesday evening warned that official Ankara has "lost its common sense" after first eschewing…

Imia Crisis: Ankara is provoking while Athens is numb
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Imia Crisis: Ankara is provoking while Athens is numb

Panos - Feb 14, 2018

The Greek government seems surprised by the unexpected escalation of the Turkish provocations, as Ankara seems to seek to change…

Greek & Armenian Americans press US Senators to block F-35 sale to Turkey
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Greek & Armenian Americans press US Senators to block F-35 sale to Turkey

Panos - Feb 13, 2018

Turkey plans short turnaround on long-range missiles in 2018f-35_afp_christophe_archambault If Turkey buys Russian missiles, “forget F-35”, analyst saysf35b_raf_zm137_crown_copyright Yes, British…

Turkish Vessel Rams into Greek Near Disputed Islets of Imia
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Turkish Vessel Rams into Greek Near Disputed Islets of Imia

Panos - Feb 13, 2018

A Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek near the islets of Imia in the early hours of Tuesday, according…

Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris raises issue of city’s airport scrapping name “Macedonia”
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Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris raises issue of city’s airport scrapping name “Macedonia”

Panos - Feb 13, 2018

The Mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris reiterated his view that the Thessaloniki International Airport of “Macedonia” should change its name,…

Change in names of FYROM airport and national highway to start
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Change in names of FYROM airport and national highway to start

Panos - Feb 08, 2018

The placement of the road signs with the new names of the FYROM airport and the national highway will start…

FYROM PM Zaev: No reason to change our Constitution
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FYROM PM Zaev: No reason to change our Constitution

Panos - Feb 08, 2018

“I do not see a reason to change our constitution,” FYROM PM Zoran Zaev said in response to the statement…

FYROM PM Zaev says country ready to accept geographical determination for its name
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FYROM PM Zaev says country ready to accept geographical determination for its name

Panos - Feb 07, 2018

FYROM’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that his country was ready to accept a geographical definition in its name. Mr…

Foreign Minister Kotzias: We would accept a name for FYROM with a “Slavic nuance”
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Foreign Minister Kotzias: We would accept a name for FYROM with a “Slavic nuance”

Panos - Feb 06, 2018

The Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias said the government would consider a component name for FYROM with “a…

Organizers point to utterly successful ‘name issue’ rally; govt, FM says they’re unfazed
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Organizers point to utterly successful ‘name issue’ rally; govt, FM says they’re unfazed

Panos - Feb 05, 2018

Α massive, even by memorandum-era standards, rally was held in central Athens early Sunday afternoon to demand a hard-line stance…

Greece slams EU οfficial for calling FYROM “Macedonia”
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Greece slams EU οfficial for calling FYROM “Macedonia”

Panos - Feb 05, 2018

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacted angrily on Sunday to an EU commissioner’s repeated references to FYROM as ‘Macedonia’.…

US ambassador worries about potential Aegean ‘accident’ between Turkey and Greece
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US ambassador worries about potential Aegean ‘accident’ between Turkey and Greece

Panos - Feb 02, 2018

The possibility of an 'accident' happening between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean is a matter of concern for the…

Kotzias received a death threat: “We have three bullets for you”!
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Kotzias received a death threat: “We have three bullets for you”!

Panos - Feb 02, 2018

The Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias and his family, received a letter with a death threat, according to…

Nimetz: Greek government does not deny identity of people of FYROM
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Nimetz: Greek government does not deny identity of people of FYROM

Panos - Feb 02, 2018

The UN special envoy on the name dispute between Greece and FYROM, Matthew Nimetz said he had heard nothing from…