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Cyprus-Greece-Jordan Foreign Ministries to meet on Monday

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

General Secretaries of the Foreign Ministries of Cyprus, Greece, and Jordan will be starting the trilateral cooperation of three countries,…

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Erdogan: No migrant agreement if EU doesn’t fulfill its pledges

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

Turkey will not go through with an agreement to take back refugees if the European Union does not fulfill its…

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Eurozone lender sees end of Greek reforms review in early May

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

International lenders may finish their review of Greek reforms, needed to unblock further credit to Athens and start debt relief…

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Greece to enter talks with Albania and Italy on refugee crisis

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias is preparing meetings with his counterparts in Albania and Italy to discuss the…

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Vladimir Putin scheduled to visit Athens at the end of May

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will visit Athens at the end of May, in an effort to…

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New airspace violations by Turkey in Aegean

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

Formations of Turkish military aircraft on Monday committed 21 violations of Greek airspace above the Aegean, after first carrying out…

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First group of migrants return to Turkey from Greek islands

Panos - Apr 04, 2016

The controversial agreement between the European Union and Turkey has come into effect, with the first group of migrants were…

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Greece begins refugee deportations under EU plan

Panos - Apr 04, 2016

Under heavy security, authorities on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Chios deported 202 migrants and refugees on boats bound…

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German minister says refugee, migrant crisis may have peaked

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

On the eve of the first expulsions of refugees from Greece to Turkey under a deal to slow the influx…

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Greek government braces for refugee violence in wake of implementing relocation deal

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

Migration spokesperson for the leftist SYRIZA led government Giorgos Kyritsis said the country was bracing itself for riots by refugees…

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Turkey preparing for up to 500 migrants from Greece Monday, says minister

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

Turkey has prepared to take in up to 500 migrants from Greece on Monday under a plan agreed with the…

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Balaouras: I would not reject ‘Macedonia’ for FYROM

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

SYRIZA MP Makis Balaouras argued that the naming dispute with FYROM must be solved “one way or the other”, in…

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Steinmeier: Refugee crisis causing emergency situation in Greece

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

Germany’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier has criticized the unilateral actions that resulted in the closure of the Balkan…

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Austrian minister calls for tighter border controls for EU citizens

chris1 - Mar 27, 2016

Austria's interior minister has called for tougher measures to protect the European Union's borders from returning jihadi fighters, Austrian newspaper…

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EU Interior Minister meeting called over Brussels terrorist attack

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

An emergency council meeting of the EU’s Interior Minister has been called for Thursday (4pm local time). The meeting, which…

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Latest estimates indicate over 49,000 refugees currently in Greece

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

A total of 49,085 refugees are currently in Greece, according to the latest official estimates that were publicized on Wednesday…

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Toskas: There is no reason for concern in Greece

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

The Minister of Public Order Nikos Toskas has argued that there is no reason for concern in Greece, following the…

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: “Nous sommes tous bruxellois”

Panos - Mar 22, 2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement in response to the latest terror attacks in the Beglian capital…

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Turkish fighter jets violate Greek airspace 24 times

Panos - Mar 22, 2016

Ten Turkish fighter jets and one CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft entered Athens’ FIR on Monday without submitting a flight plan…

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FYROM foreign minister rules out name change

Panos - Mar 21, 2016

Nikola Poposki, the foreign minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), has said that the conservative ruling party,…