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Obama posts video on visit to the Acropolis on Wednesday

Panos - Nov 17, 2016

The outgoing US President Barack Obama posted a video of his visit to the Acropolis on Wednesday on his personal Facebook account. “On my last overseas trip…

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Obama praises democracy in his legacy speech in Athens

Panos - Nov 17, 2016

On Wednesday the US President Barack Obama delivered his legacy speech in the packed out Stavros Niarchos Foundation, following a visit to the Acropolis. Speaking at the…

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In valedictory speech, Obama takes note of values he sought in office

makis - Nov 16, 2016

President Barack Obama extolled the strengths of democracy from its Greek birthplace on Wednesday in a valedictory speech aimed at highlighting the values he sought to respect…

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Obama gets crash course in Greek mythology

Panos - Nov 16, 2016

US President Barack Obama received a crash course in Greek mythology and antiquity at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Obama toured the museum after descending from the…

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Obama’s visit: Fear of globalisation the common thread behind Brexit, Trump votes, Obama says

Panos - Nov 16, 2016

Brexit and the results of the U.S. presidential election reflected a shift toward populism arising from a growing inequality and people's concerns over globalisation, U.S. President Barack…

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Athens in lockdown in wake of Barack Obama’s visit

Panos - Nov 14, 2016

Athens will be in complete lockdown, in the wake of outgoing US President Barack Obama’s official 2-day visit to Greece on Tuesday, November 15. The heightened security…

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US President Barack Obama to visit Athens in November

Panos - Oct 26, 2016

The President of the United States of America Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Athens in mid November, according to a statement issued by the White House.…

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Obama visit to Athens to focus on debt, refugees and Turkey

Panos - Oct 24, 2016

The management of Europe’s refugee crisis, the prospects for a Greek debt restructuring, the unpredictable behavior of Turkey, Greece’s role in the broader region and ongoing Cyprus…

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Greek PM to Meet with U.S. President Obama in Warsaw

Sokratis - Jul 09, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Warsaw. The two leaders…

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Obama confident that Greece will overcome its major challenges

Panos - Jun 28, 2016

US President Barrack Obama appeared confident that despite the major challenges in the past years, Greece emerge stronger and praised the humanitarian efforts and solidarity demonstrated by…

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Obama: ‘Greek debt crisis has eased, still lot of economic work to do’

Panos - May 26, 2016

US President Barack Obama said Thursday the Greek debt crisis had “eased” but there was “still a lot of economic work to do.” His comments were made…

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Obama visits Old Havana at the start of historic tour

Panos - Mar 21, 2016

President Barack Obama and his family are visiting Havana’s old quarter as a three-day-trip to the country which hasn’t seen a US president for decades gets underway.…

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Obama outlines moves to tighten gun control

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

“On Monday, I’ll meet with our Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, to discuss our options. Because I get too many letters from parents, and teachers, and kids, to…