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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,…

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Delays in police response due to deployment at metro stations

chris1 - Mar 20, 2016

There are delays in police response times to burglar alarms and calls from Athens residents because of their recent deployment…

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Turkey must come to terms with its past

Panos - Mar 18, 2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has responded to criticism from Turkey on the recent visit of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan…

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EU agrees stance on Turkey migrant deal

Panos - Mar 18, 2016

European Union leaders have agreed upon a common stance on a plan to send tens of thousands of migrants back…

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Kammenos: “No vote of confidence for Mouzalas from Independent Greeks”

Panos - Mar 17, 2016

The leader of the Independent Greeks and Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos repeated his statement that his party will…

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Juncker ‘cautiously optimistic’ on eve of summit on migrant deal

Panos - Mar 17, 2016

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday he believed the EU could seal a deal with Turkey on curbing its…

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EU-Turkey Summit on refugee to try to forge a final agreement on matter

Panos - Mar 17, 2016

In the wake of concerns that the refugee crisis could turn into a full blown humanitarian one in Greece, the…

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EU sees Turkey migrant deal as ‘temporary’

Panos - Mar 16, 2016

European Council President Donald Tusk has stressed in a note to EU leaders that a planned deal with Turkey to…

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Coalition partner Kammenos demands minister’s resignation

Panos - Mar 16, 2016

Defense Minister and Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos was expected to hold an emergency meeting of his nationalist party’s parliamentary…

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Slovenia, Serbia place new restrictions on migrants’ entry

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Slovenia and Serbia said on Tuesday they would place new restrictions on the entry of migrants, putting extra obstacles in…

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Joint military exercise between Cyprus and Israel

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

The Ministry of Defence has announced a joint military exercise between the Cyprus and Israeli Armed Forces. The exercise starts…

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Tsipras: Aegean must become a sea of peace, cooperation and stability

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Neither Greece nor Turkey were the cause of the problems currently facing central Europe, Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said…

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Xydakis: There was progress regarding rapid migrants readmission to Turkey

Panos - Mar 08, 2016

“There was convergence in practical issues and this is positive. We did not reach an agreement because Turkey’s proposals were…

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Migrant crisis: EU and Turkey close in on agreement

Panos - Mar 08, 2016

The EU and Turkey say they have agreed the broad principles of a plan to ease the migration crisis at…

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Bosnia ready for possible new migrants route

Panos - Mar 07, 2016

Bosnia's foreign minister says his country has made preparations to deal with an influx of migrants trying to make their…

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Merkel unhappy with draft statement on ‘closed’ Balkan route, reports say

Panos - Mar 07, 2016

Speaking ahead of a special EU summit with Turkey on the ongoing migration crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday…

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EU hopeful Turkey will curb migrant route to Europe

Panos - Mar 07, 2016

EU leaders voiced guarded optimism before a summit with Turkey on Monday that Ankara was finally ready to act to…

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Rutte ‘moderately optimistic’ EU, Turkey can reach migration deal

Panos - Mar 07, 2016

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Monday he was moderately optimistic that the European Union leaders and Ankara would…