Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system
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Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

According to a statement released by Elsevier, Silvia Ferrara of the University of Bologna and her colleagues conducted a new study of the 3,500-year-old Minoan system of…

Chancellor Merkel and Italian PM Conte fully support Cyprus in light of Turkish provocations
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Chancellor Merkel and Italian PM Conte fully support Cyprus in light of Turkish provocations

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte expressed their full support for the Republic of Cyprus and its sovereign rights in light of the…

European Parliament blasts Turkey in resolution calling for immediate end of illegal actions against Greece
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European Parliament blasts Turkey in resolution calling for immediate end of illegal actions against Greece

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

With 601 votes in favor, 57 against and 36 abstentions, the Plenary Session of the European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning Turkey’s illegal actions in the exclusive…

Over a third of Greeks in favour of military conflict with Turkey if it drills in Greek waters, poll says
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Over a third of Greeks in favour of military conflict with Turkey if it drills in Greek waters, poll says

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

Ruling New Democracy leads major opposition party SYRIZA by 16.9 points, according to a poll conducted by Alco aired on Open TV’s main news bulletin. In the…

Cyclone Ianos moving towards Greece (watch live feed)
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Cyclone Ianos moving towards Greece (watch live feed)

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

A rare Cyclone Ianos is currently moving eastward, toward the Greek western coastal area and should be close to it by Friday morning. Strengthening is expected within…

Moody’s Investors Service downgrades 13 Turkish banks
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Moody’s Investors Service downgrades 13 Turkish banks

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

Moody’s Investors Service downgraded 13 Turkish banks, just days after downgrading the Turkish economy’s credit rating. The outlooks on the long-term deposit and debt ratings of all the Turkish…

Turkish Lira falls below psychological barrier
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Turkish Lira falls below psychological barrier

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

The Turkish Lira has broken the psychological exchange rate barrier of 7.5 against the US dollar, despite efforts by the country’s central to support the currency. Moody’s downgrading…

Covid-19 Greece – 312 new cases reported
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Covid-19 Greece – 312 new cases reported

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

A total of 312 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 22 of which were identified after checks at the country’s entry points, while 174 were detected…

Turkish media calls for blockading of Greek islands of Lesvos and Limnos
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Turkish media calls for blockading of Greek islands of Lesvos and Limnos

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

In the latest of the ongoing provocations by Turkish media against Greece, pro-government newspaper “Turkiye” has called for a “blockade” of Greek islands in order to demilitarise…

EC sends firm message to Turkey over new Navtex saying it will raise tensions even more in East Med
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EC sends firm message to Turkey over new Navtex saying it will raise tensions even more in East Med

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

Brussels issued a firm warning to Turkey, calling on it to refrain from actions that could lead to a further escalation in the Eastern Mediterranean, while also expressing…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
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Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern and western parts…

Aegean On Edge: Greek & Turkish Military Strength Compared (infographic)
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Aegean On Edge: Greek & Turkish Military Strength Compared (infographic)

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

In recent weeks, tension has been growing in the Aegean Sea amid a Greek and Turkish argument over energy reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean. In July, Turkey…

Three drown after boat with illegal migrants and refugees sinks east of Crete
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Three drown after boat with illegal migrants and refugees sinks east of Crete

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

Three people drowned as a boat carrying illegal migrants and refugees sank off the east coast of Crete on Monday. So far, rescue crews have managed to…

Mike Pompeo and Cavusoglu talk Cyprus, East Mediterranean over phone
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Mike Pompeo and Cavusoglu talk Cyprus, East Mediterranean over phone

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoglu had a phone contact with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today. Among the topics discussed were developments in the Eastern Mediterranean…

Covid-19 Greece – 5 deaths recorded in a day
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Covid-19 Greece – 5 deaths recorded in a day

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

A total of 180 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 21 of which were identified after checks at the country’s entry points. Gkikas Majorkinis,…

Government spokesman Petsas: “We trust Greek scientists, we are ready to take any necessary measure”
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Government spokesman Petsas: “We trust Greek scientists, we are ready to take any necessary measure”

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas started Monday’s press briefing by referring to the opening of schools and the difficult conditions due to the necessary protection measures against the…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
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Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Some clouds in the northern and western parts…

Clinical trials for the AstraZeneca vaccine resume
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Clinical trials for the AstraZeneca vaccine resume

Panos - Sep 14, 2020

Clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford have resumed. The “green light” was given by the British Health Regulatory Authority, noting…

Pompeo from Cyprus – Strong message to Turkey: We are concerned about your illegal actions
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Pompeo from Cyprus – Strong message to Turkey: We are concerned about your illegal actions

Panos - Sep 14, 2020

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo referred to Turkey’s illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean, in his statements after the meeting he had in Nicosia with…

Oruc Reis back in Antalya – Greek President Sakellaropoulou in Kastellorizo
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Oruc Reis back in Antalya – Greek President Sakellaropoulou in Kastellorizo

Panos - Sep 14, 2020

The Turkish research vessel Oruc Reis and the support vessels Ataman and Gengiz, which left the area of ​​the Cypriot EEZ in the west of Cyprus, anchored…