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Greece Should Demand the Parthenon Marbles Return for ‘Smooth Brexit’ Says Activist
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Greece Should Demand the Parthenon Marbles Return for ‘Smooth Brexit’ Says Activist

Panos - Aug 09, 2017

It is not by any means the official position of the Greek government and it has yet to be put…

Germany is sending migrants back to under-pressure Greece
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Germany is sending migrants back to under-pressure Greece

Panos - Aug 08, 2017

Germany is set to restart the process of sending migrants back to Greece despite a backlog at registration centres. A…

Why Erdogan fired Turkey’s top cleric
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Why Erdogan fired Turkey’s top cleric

Panos - Aug 08, 2017

On June 31, Mehmet Gormez, a Turkish cleric who headed the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), a government department that…

Clock ticking for Varosha
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Clock ticking for Varosha

Panos - Aug 07, 2017

Varosha has been a ghost-city since August 1974, when its inhabitants fled as the Turkish army advanced This is what…

Eide: Resurrection of Cyprus talks to come from two sides
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Eide: Resurrection of Cyprus talks to come from two sides

Panos - Aug 04, 2017

The ‘resurrection’ of the Cyprus peace process will not happen from the United Nations but by the divided island’s two…

Two Greek-Cypriots arrested at buffer zone by the Turkish-Cypriot police!
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Two Greek-Cypriots arrested at buffer zone by the Turkish-Cypriot police!

Panos - Aug 04, 2017

Two Greek Cypriot men were arrested and detained by Turkish Cypriot police on Wednesday night after allegedly strayed into the…

Athens-Skopje name dispute hits sporting world
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Athens-Skopje name dispute hits sporting world

Panos - Aug 04, 2017

The Greek ministry of foreign affairs said on Thursday (3 August) that Macedonia violated a 1995 interim agreement after they…

Kasoulides: Cyprus ready to discuss Varosha opening
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Kasoulides: Cyprus ready to discuss Varosha opening

Panos - Jul 31, 2017

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says Cyprus is ready to discuss the opening of the fenced off area of Famagusta, known…

Turks attempt to raise the Turkish flag on Thessaloniki’s White Tower!
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Turks attempt to raise the Turkish flag on Thessaloniki’s White Tower!

Panos - Jul 31, 2017

A group of Turkish tourists attempted on Sunday morning to open the Turkish flag at the top of Thessaloniki’s trademark…

What Lockheed’s secretive Skunk Works unit sees for the 6th-Gen. Fighter
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What Lockheed’s secretive Skunk Works unit sees for the 6th-Gen. Fighter

Panos - Jul 28, 2017

Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) Skunk Works division, whose legendary history includes the SR-71 spy plane, F-117 stealth fighter and today’s F-35,…

First stage of ‘Onisiforos’ drilling completed
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First stage of ‘Onisiforos’ drilling completed

Panos - Jul 27, 2017

Drilling offshore Cyprus’ plot 11 or ‘Onisiforos’ by energy giants TOTAL and ENI with the West Capella rig has reached…

Trump announces ban on transgender people in the U.S. Military
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Trump announces ban on transgender people in the U.S. Military

Panos - Jul 27, 2017

President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he is not allowing transgender people to serve in the U.S. military, a…

Turkish Deputy PM Bahceli threatens Greece
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Turkish Deputy PM Bahceli threatens Greece

Panos - Jul 26, 2017

The Leader of the ultra nationalist party movement (MHP) in Turkey and deputy Turkish PM, Devlet Bahceli direct;y threatened Greece…

UN’s Eide in Cyprus on Monday amidst criticism
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UN’s Eide in Cyprus on Monday amidst criticism

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

UN Cyprus envoy Espen Barth Eide is set to visit the divided island on Monday, the government spokesman told Active…

Greek FM: EU should be louder against Turkish ‘intervention rights’ in member states
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Greek FM: EU should be louder against Turkish ‘intervention rights’ in member states

Panos - Jul 17, 2017

In a wide-ranging interview, Greece’s foreign minister on Sunday (16 July) outlined his country’s position on the failed Cyprus reunification…

Drilling to start in Cyprus today
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Drilling to start in Cyprus today

Panos - Jul 17, 2017

The “West Capella” drilling rig is expected start drilling today in the seabed of Cypriot waters at block 11. Despite…

Greece-Turkey tensions mount over plan to start Cyprus gas drilling
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Greece-Turkey tensions mount over plan to start Cyprus gas drilling

Panos - Jul 14, 2017

As Cyprus prepares to start offshore drilling for gas in its economic zone, Turkey announced it was readying “countermeasures” and…

Bulgarian Prime Minister to Visit Thessaloniki For a Bilateral Meeting With Greece and Serbia
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Bulgarian Prime Minister to Visit Thessaloniki For a Bilateral Meeting With Greece and Serbia

Panos - Jul 12, 2017

The presence of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Serbian President Alexandar Vucic not only provides an opportunity for a…

Greek FM: Turkey saber-rattling to stop drilling off Cyprus; ‘right of intervention’ a point that doomed latest talks
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Greek FM: Turkey saber-rattling to stop drilling off Cyprus; ‘right of intervention’ a point that doomed latest talks

Panos - Jul 12, 2017

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday evening referred to "verbal bluster" by the Turkish side in describing Ankara's attempts…

Tsipras-Pence phone contact on Monday
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Tsipras-Pence phone contact on Monday

Panos - Jul 11, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with US Vice-President Mike Pence on Monday, with the latest developments in negotiations over…