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EU27 tell May “mild Brexit” not an option
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EU27 tell May “mild Brexit” not an option

makis - Sep 21, 2018

Theresa May’s proposed new economic partnership with the EU “will not work”, the head of the European Council has said.…

Zaev: There is only one Macedonia and it is our country
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Zaev: There is only one Macedonia and it is our country

makis - Sep 21, 2018

“There is no other Macedonia apart from ours”, said the Prime Minister of FYROM Zoran Zaev in an interview he…

EU27 tell May “mild Brexit” not an option
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EU27 tell May “mild Brexit” not an option

Panos - Sep 21, 2018

Theresa May’s proposed new economic partnership with the EU “will not work”, the head of the European Council has said.…

ND leads by over 10 points in latest poll against SYRIZA
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ND leads by over 10 points in latest poll against SYRIZA

Panos - Sep 21, 2018

Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) has built a double-digit lead over ruling SYRIZA in the latest poll by Pulse…

Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias says Prespa agreement to be ratified at the end of January
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Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias says Prespa agreement to be ratified at the end of January

makis - Sep 20, 2018

The Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias said the Prespa Agreement with FYROM on the name dispute will be ratified in…

ND leader Kyriakos Mistotakis reiterates he will not back Prespa Agreement
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ND leader Kyriakos Mistotakis reiterates he will not back Prespa Agreement

makis - Sep 20, 2018

The President of Greece’s major opposition party, New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated his position that his party would not…

Majority of Greeks (69%) are in favour receiving refugees, Pew study shows
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Majority of Greeks (69%) are in favour receiving refugees, Pew study shows

Panos - Sep 20, 2018

Although 92% of Greeks are critical of the European Union’s handling of the refugee crisis, about 7 out of 10…

Greece’s Main Opposition Boycotts State TV
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Greece’s Main Opposition Boycotts State TV

Panos - Sep 19, 2018

Main opposition New Democracy announced on Tuesday that is boycotting state broadcaster ERT, preventing its officials and members of parliament…

Politico: The Coming Wars
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Politico: The Coming Wars

Panos - Sep 18, 2018

Politico news site publishes an analysis on the volatile region of the Balkans and the significance of the geopolitical area…

FYROM PM Zaev disputes US Defence Secretary Mattis’s claims Russia was meddling in name referendum
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FYROM PM Zaev disputes US Defence Secretary Mattis’s claims Russia was meddling in name referendum

makis - Sep 17, 2018

FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev disputed claims by the US Defence Secretary, James Mattis that Russia would attempt to meddle…

Greek opposition leader slams SYRIZA-ANEL from Thessaloniki International Fair
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Greek opposition leader slams SYRIZA-ANEL from Thessaloniki International Fair

Panos - Sep 17, 2018

“I ask from the Greeks to work all together to build a new contract of trust” said New Democracy (ND)…

Anastasiades meets Monday with Tsipras in Athens
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Anastasiades meets Monday with Tsipras in Athens

Panos - Sep 17, 2018

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades travels Monday morning to Athens, to meet Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, ahead of the…

Greek Parliament president confident Prespa agreement will be ratified; points to Feb., March 2019
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Greek Parliament president confident Prespa agreement will be ratified; points to Feb., March 2019

Panos - Sep 14, 2018

Greece's parliament president on Thursday said a crucial bilateral agreement with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM) to finally…

Tsipras at EP Plenary: The end of the memorandums is not the end of reforms in Greece
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Tsipras at EP Plenary: The end of the memorandums is not the end of reforms in Greece

makis - Sep 11, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras assured the European Parliament and the European Commission that he would continue to implement the agreed…

Klaus Regling warns creditors might suspend debt relief in Greece, if it stops reforms
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Klaus Regling warns creditors might suspend debt relief in Greece, if it stops reforms

makis - Sep 10, 2018

The Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Klaus Regling warned that the debt relief measures for Greece would…

Turkey begins constructing site for Russian S-400 missile system, despite US warnings
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Turkey begins constructing site for Russian S-400 missile system, despite US warnings

Panos - Sep 10, 2018

Turkey is in the process of constructing a site for a Russian missile system despite warnings from the United States…

Greek army release details of arrest of 2 Turkish servicemen who strayed across border; subsequent return
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Greek army release details of arrest of 2 Turkish servicemen who strayed across border; subsequent return

Panos - Sep 10, 2018

Greece's army general staff on Sunday evening provided details over a bizarre incident before 11 a.m. the same day, when…

PM Tsipras lauds US, promises to cut ENFIA property tax in TIF speech
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PM Tsipras lauds US, promises to cut ENFIA property tax in TIF speech

Panos - Sep 10, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras repeatedly underlined his “vision” of a Greece in the future in the post-bailout period, speaking…

ND on the verge of absolute majority, the latest poll shows
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ND on the verge of absolute majority, the latest poll shows

Panos - Sep 10, 2018

Major Greek opposition party New Democracy (ND) is on the verge of gaining an absolute majority, according to the latest…

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt article: “The Year of the US in Greece”
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US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt article: “The Year of the US in Greece”

makis - Sep 07, 2018

The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, wrote an article the Athens News Agency’s (ANA) magazine Praktoreio entitled “The Year…