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World leaders gather in Paris for the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI
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World leaders gather in Paris for the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

Panos - Nov 12, 2018

In the presence of 70 Heads of State and Governments, including Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the main ceremony of…

Enhanced communication leads to a better Europe
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Enhanced communication leads to a better Europe

ilias1 - Nov 12, 2018

In recent years Europe’s severe weakness on the road to integration is communication. Many citizens around region have absolutely no…

Minister takes stand to defend taxi owners’ president in suit brought by company offering cab-hailing app
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Minister takes stand to defend taxi owners’ president in suit brought by company offering cab-hailing app

Panos - Nov 09, 2018

The minister of transports took the witness stand on Thursday to defend the president of Greece's taxi owners association in…

Tsipras promises 10K new public sector hirings, in place of clergy; general elex set for 2019
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Tsipras promises 10K new public sector hirings, in place of clergy; general elex set for 2019

Panos - Nov 09, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday "raised the ante" from this week's announcement that Orthodox Church clergymen will be…

PBO: Consolidated general govt primary balance improved by 1.089 bln€ in Jan-Sep 2018
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PBO: Consolidated general govt primary balance improved by 1.089 bln€ in Jan-Sep 2018

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

Τhe Greek Parliament’s Budget Office on Wednesday estimated that the consolidated general government’s primary balance over the first nine-month period…

Tsipras announces long-expected bill to return pay deductions to law enforcement, military cadres, state physicians
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Tsipras announces long-expected bill to return pay deductions to law enforcement, military cadres, state physicians

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday evening formally announced that his government will table a draft bill in Parliament…

Govt promises 10K hirings -after 2020- in place of clergymen now on state payroll; opposition derisive
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Govt promises 10K hirings -after 2020- in place of clergymen now on state payroll; opposition derisive

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

The government continued its celebratory tone a day after an abrupt Tuesday evening announcement, jointly made by the Greek prime…

Archbishop Ieronymos on revisions in church-state relations: Not an agreement yet, but an intent to agree
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Archbishop Ieronymos on revisions in church-state relations: Not an agreement yet, but an intent to agree

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

The influential prelate of the Church of Greece on Wednesday clarified that "an agreement is one thing, and an intent…

WSJ: US-Greek relations would suffer if convicted terrorist Savvas Xiros is released from prison
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WSJ: US-Greek relations would suffer if convicted terrorist Savvas Xiros is released from prison

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

A Wall Street Journal article points out the prospect of the US-Greek relations being jeopardised with the possible release of…

Mitsotakis calls for ‘leaner’ constitution; non-profit, non-state universities in Greece
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Mitsotakis calls for ‘leaner’ constitution; non-profit, non-state universities in Greece

Panos - Nov 07, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday unveiled his center-right party's proposals for constitutional revision, a subject…

Greek govt, Orthodox Church announce ‘historic decision’ on estate, clergy’s salary, constitutional revision
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Greek govt, Orthodox Church announce ‘historic decision’ on estate, clergy’s salary, constitutional revision

Panos - Nov 07, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the head of the influential Autocephalous Church of Greece, Archbishop Ieronymos, on Tuesday announced…

Bakoyannis announces candidacy for Athens municipality
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Bakoyannis announces candidacy for Athens municipality

Panos - Nov 06, 2018

The regional governor of central Greece (Sterea Ellada), Costas Bakoyannis, on Monday officially announced his candidacy for the city of…

ENGLISH Former Novartis Greece chief Frouzis, 2 physicians acquitted of bribery charges
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ENGLISH Former Novartis Greece chief Frouzis, 2 physicians acquitted of bribery charges

Panos - Nov 05, 2018

Two public health system physicians and the former vice-president and general director of Novartis' subsidiary in Greece, Costas Frouzis, were…

Real estate company denies wrongdoing in Golden Visa-linked property purchases by Chinese brokers
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Real estate company denies wrongdoing in Golden Visa-linked property purchases by Chinese brokers

Panos - Nov 02, 2018

The Athens-based company now at the center of scrutiny over alleged Chinese capital control violations linked with residency visa-granting property…

Tsipras proposes separation of Church & State
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Tsipras proposes separation of Church & State

makis - Nov 01, 2018

A series of constitutional amendments were proposed by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, speaking before the SYRIZA parliamentary group on…

Turkish threats: Ankara will respond hard if Athens tries to expand its territorial waters
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Turkish threats: Ankara will respond hard if Athens tries to expand its territorial waters

Panos - Nov 01, 2018

Greek Foreign Ministry: The delimitation of the Greek EEZ will be established by international law With new, provocative threats, Ankara…

Yanis Varoufakis and Bernie Sanders team up to stop surge of nationalism
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Yanis Varoufakis and Bernie Sanders team up to stop surge of nationalism

Panos - Oct 31, 2018

US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis have announced the formation of a new global…

Athens protests over shoot-out death of ethnic Greek man
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Athens protests over shoot-out death of ethnic Greek man

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Albania's ambassador to Athens was called to the foreign ministry in Athens on Monday and presented with a protest over…

Provocative banner against Greece by the Partizan Tirana fans!
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Provocative banner against Greece by the Partizan Tirana fans!

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Eight years since the murder of Aristotelis Goumas at Himara of Northern Epirus (VIDEO-PHOTOS) According to Himara.gr, in the football…

Tsipras aims to lure investments from Arab countries
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Tsipras aims to lure investments from Arab countries

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras welcomed business delegations from the Arab world at the opening of the 3rd Euro-Arab Summit,…