Turkish lira continues its freefall
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Turkish lira continues its freefall

makis - May 21, 2018

The Turkish lira has continued to plummet so far in 2018, sinking to fresh all-time lows as a worrisome cocktail of economic developments diminished demand for Turkish…

Businessman commits suicide in Athens
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Businessman commits suicide in Athens

makis - May 21, 2018

A 90-year-old businessman in Athens put an end to his life in his house in Athens. The man, who was suffering from serious health problems which had…

Anarchist group Rouvikonas invades Council of State Plenary session
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Anarchist group Rouvikonas invades Council of State Plenary session

makis - May 21, 2018

About 100-150 hooded individuals from anarchist group Rouvikonas invaded the Council of State building, where a closed-door plenary session was underway discussing the insurance law, more specifically…

Pavlopoulos for the Pontic Genocide: “We do not forget the hideous crime & its victims”
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Pavlopoulos for the Pontic Genocide: “We do not forget the hideous crime & its victims”

makis - May 18, 2018

“We do not forget the shameful crime and its victims”, stated the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in his message on the Pontic Genocide Memorial Day (May 19th)…

Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting leaves multiple people dead, suspect is in custody
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Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting leaves multiple people dead, suspect is in custody

makis - May 18, 2018

Multiple people were killed, and others were injured, in a shooting on Friday morning at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Tex., according to law enforcement…

FYROM propose “Republic of Ilinden Macedonia” as name
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FYROM propose “Republic of Ilinden Macedonia” as name

makis - May 18, 2018

The government of FYROM has reportedly put forward the name of “Republic of Ilinden Macedonia” as a proposal to Greece in talks for the name dispute. Sources…

Aegean Airlines President Theodoros Vassilakis dies
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Aegean Airlines President Theodoros Vassilakis dies

makis - May 17, 2018

The President and major shareholder of Aegean Airlines Theodore Vassilakis has passed away at the age of 78. The company released a statement on his death: “The…

IMF: The Greek debt relief issue should have been settled yesterday
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IMF: The Greek debt relief issue should have been settled yesterday

makis - May 17, 2018

The IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said the organisation had open differences with its European partners regarding the debt relief on the Greek programme stressing time was running…

Tsipras: We had long talks overnight with FYROM PM Zaev
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Tsipras: We had long talks overnight with FYROM PM Zaev

makis - May 17, 2018

“We needed to stay up late last night and continue today,” said Greek PM Alexis Tsipras from Sofia, referring to his talks with FYROM Prime Minister Zoran…

War of words between Netanyahu and Erdogan over Palestine
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War of words between Netanyahu and Erdogan over Palestine

makis - May 16, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu responded to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s charge that his hands are “stained with Palestinian blood” following the deadly riots on the Gaza…

Council of State President resigns!
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Council of State President resigns!

makis - May 16, 2018

The President of the Council of State (CoS), the highest administrative court in Greece, Nikos Sakelariou has resigned expressing his objection to the law introduced by Greek…

Head of Greek Parliament Voutsis visits the two incarcerated Greek soldiers
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Head of Greek Parliament Voutsis visits the two incarcerated Greek soldiers

makis - May 16, 2018

The House Speaker Nikos Voutsis visited the two Greek soldiers detained in the prisons of Adrianople. According to the announcement of the Parliament’s press office Mr. Voutsis,…

Thessaloniki: Burger festival!
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Thessaloniki: Burger festival!

makis - May 15, 2018

The Burger Festival will make its first-ever appearance in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Friday, at the premises of Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). The visitors will…

The TAP pipeline in Greece in final mile!
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The TAP pipeline in Greece in final mile!

makis - May 15, 2018

The Ministry of Environment and Energy, the prefecture of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, The Municipality of Kavala and the consortium that manages the TAP have pledged to…

ND leader Mitsotakis meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Imvros island
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ND leader Mitsotakis meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Imvros island

makis - May 15, 2018

The President of major opposition party New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, is on an official visit to Imvros. During his visit, Mr Mitsotakis met with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew,…

Iran is funding Hamas’s violent campaign at Gaza border
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Iran is funding Hamas’s violent campaign at Gaza border

makis - May 15, 2018

Captured terror operatives say Hamas sends civilians to the fence, keeps its own gunmen back -- ready to enter Israel if fence is breached to carry out…

Robbers blew up two ATM machines in Athens
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Robbers blew up two ATM machines in Athens

makis - May 14, 2018

In two separate incidents, robbers blew up ATM machines in the early hours of Monday in the wider Athens area. In particular, the perpetrators attacked an ATM…

Greek President: Detainment of Greek servicemen by Turkey is unacceptable
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Greek President: Detainment of Greek servicemen by Turkey is unacceptable

makis - May 14, 2018

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos dubbed the continued detainment of two Greek servicemen in a Turkish prison in Adrianople “arbitrary”, during a speech in…

Israelis kill more than 50 Palestinians in Gaza protests
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Israelis kill more than 50 Palestinians in Gaza protests

makis - May 14, 2018

Israeli soldiers on Monday killed 52 Palestinians demonstrating along the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip and wounded more than 2,400 in the bloodiest day…

Prince Charles & Camilla visit archaeological site of Knossos
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Prince Charles & Camilla visit archaeological site of Knossos

makis - May 11, 2018

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, were given a tour on Friday of the archaeological site at Knossos in Crete, on the last day of their…