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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…

Greek Foreign Ministry: Turkey torpedoed Crans-Montana conference
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Greek Foreign Ministry: Turkey torpedoed Crans-Montana conference

Panos - Jul 10, 2017

Just as Turkey abandoned the first Conference on Cyprus, in Geneva, it torpedoed the second one, the Greek Foreign Ministry…

Cyprus talks crash without a deal
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Cyprus talks crash without a deal

Panos - Jul 07, 2017

High-level talks in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana hit a brick wall in the early hours of Friday morning…

Kotzias from Crans-Montans: We saved the negotiations three times
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Kotzias from Crans-Montans: We saved the negotiations three times

Panos - Jul 07, 2017

“We are in a difficult negotiation,” explained Mr. Kotzias, stressing that “the Greek side has defended the Law, International Law,…

Phone Call Between Tsipras and May as Cyprus Talks Gather Pace
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Phone Call Between Tsipras and May as Cyprus Talks Gather Pace

Panos - Jul 06, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Wednesday morning to discuss the ongoing talks in…

Turkey: Even more dismissals from military on the way!
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Turkey: Even more dismissals from military on the way!

Panos - Jul 05, 2017

More dismissals from the military are on the way for individuals suspected of ties to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ),…

Greece demands withdrawal of ‘occupying troops’ from Cyprus
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Greece demands withdrawal of ‘occupying troops’ from Cyprus

Panos - Jul 04, 2017

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias demanded Monday the withdrawal of Turkey's "occupying troops" from Cyprus, striking a combative tone at…

Greek communications satellite successfully launched from the spaceport in Kourou
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Greek communications satellite successfully launched from the spaceport in Kourou

Panos - Jun 29, 2017

Sputnik – The French Ariane 5 rocket on Thursday successfully orbited a Greek Hellas Sat 3 communications satellite from the…

The US Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter
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The US Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter

Panos - Jun 28, 2017

An Apache helicopter just successfully honed in on and hit an unmanned target with a laser gun, according to a…

Hellenic Air Force F-4E Phantoms will participate in the famous Air Tattoo 2017 show!
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Hellenic Air Force F-4E Phantoms will participate in the famous Air Tattoo 2017 show!

Panos - Jun 28, 2017

The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) will participate again this year in the world famous Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 show…

Greece responds harshly to irredentist claims by Albania
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Greece responds harshly to irredentist claims by Albania

Panos - Jun 27, 2017

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a harsh statement condemning the actions of Albanian authorities to showcase rocks from neighbouring countries…

Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?
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Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

It’s been a scorching week in Washington, what with daily revelations about Russian hacking, the Senate stumbling its way to…

Turkey provokes with reading of Quran in Hagia Sophia
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Turkey provokes with reading of Quran in Hagia Sophia

Panos - Jun 22, 2017

The reading of the Quran by an Imam in Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) Wednesday night, prompted a strong reaction…

The first nations to use aircraft to bomb ships were…Greece & Mexico?
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The first nations to use aircraft to bomb ships were…Greece & Mexico?

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

In the annals of aerial warfare, the names of Greece and Mexico don’t usually appear very often. Yet Greece and…

Greece and Turkey downplay divisions ahead of fresh Cyprus talks
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Greece and Turkey downplay divisions ahead of fresh Cyprus talks

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

Greece and Turkey put a territorial dispute in the Aegean on the back-burner in talks in Athens on Monday (19…

Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens
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Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will receive visiting Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım at his Maximos Mansion office in Athens…

Now even Turkish millionaires are fleeing Erdogan’s crackdown
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Now even Turkish millionaires are fleeing Erdogan’s crackdown

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Turkish book agent Barbaros Altug’s reality is starting to resemble some of his most popular fiction, unfortunately for him. Like…

Trump will stop short of scrapping Obama’s Cuba policies
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Trump will stop short of scrapping Obama’s Cuba policies

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

In a shot at one of Barack Obama’s signature policies, President Trump on Friday will announce steps designed to restrict…