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Greek PM Tsipras declares snap general election after Europarliament, local govt defeat
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Greek PM Tsipras declares snap general election after Europarliament, local govt defeat

Panos - May 27, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras late Sunday evening said he will declare snap elections for next month, in June, hours…

7-percentage point lead for ND over SYRIZA in Thurs. poll – elex on Sun.
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7-percentage point lead for ND over SYRIZA in Thurs. poll – elex on Sun.

Panos - May 24, 2019

Opinion polls are being released two-by-two this week in the run-up to Sunday's European Parliament election in Greece, with poll-leading…

Tsipras promises a 50€ hike in monthly pension rates for all, but in 2020, after general election
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Tsipras promises a 50€ hike in monthly pension rates for all, but in 2020, after general election

Panos - May 24, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday evening pointed to an increase of 50 euros next year - a period…

Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop “falsifying” history on Pontic Genocide
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Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop “falsifying” history on Pontic Genocide

Panos - May 23, 2019

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a response to the Turkish Foreign Ministry on the latter’s press release regarding the Pontic…

Thousands of applications filed in first 2 days of e-platforms to settle tax, social security arrears
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Thousands of applications filed in first 2 days of e-platforms to settle tax, social security arrears

Panos - May 23, 2019

More than 13,000 applications - by individual taxpayers and businesses - had been received by Wednesday on a new electronic…

Mitsotakis: Greeks will vote for great political change on Sunday’s elections
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Mitsotakis: Greeks will vote for great political change on Sunday’s elections

Panos - May 23, 2019

The President of major opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the citizens’ vote on Sunday’s elections was a…

Polls show ND solidifies lead against ruling SYRIZA
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Polls show ND solidifies lead against ruling SYRIZA

Panos - May 22, 2019

Over the past week, the Prime Minister’s Office has leaked information that it possesses secret polls suggesting that the gap…

Tsipras: Elections are a vote of confidence for our measures – Mitsotakis: Greeks should trust us
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Tsipras: Elections are a vote of confidence for our measures – Mitsotakis: Greeks should trust us

Panos - May 22, 2019

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras dubbed the upcoming elections on May 26 a” vote of confidence” for his government in an…

Group of unknown people attack Greek Parliament
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Group of unknown people attack Greek Parliament

Panos - May 22, 2019

A group of 15 people attacked the Greek parliament with smoke flares and paint on Tuesday. The unknown assailants approached…

Polls show ND solidifies lead against ruling SYRIZA
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Polls show ND solidifies lead against ruling SYRIZA

makis - May 21, 2019

Over the past week, the Prime Minister’s Office has leaked information that it possesses secret polls suggesting that the gap…

Albania: Government appoints mayor in order to prevent Greek from being elected!
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Albania: Government appoints mayor in order to prevent Greek from being elected!

Panos - May 20, 2019

From the day after the municipal elections of 2015 to this day Fredi Beleris fought in every way and all…

The Hellenic Navy takes delivery of the first P-3B Maritime Surveillance Aircraft
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The Hellenic Navy takes delivery of the first P-3B Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

Panos - May 20, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the Minister of National Defense, Evangelos Apostolakis, attended the ceremony for the delivery of the…

AKP mayor implies Istanbul mayoral candidate Imamoglu has Greek roots
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AKP mayor implies Istanbul mayoral candidate Imamoglu has Greek roots

Panos - May 17, 2019

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) mayor of İstanbul’s Esenler district has said Greeks were very happy about the election…

Anastasiades: We have just begun
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Anastasiades: We have just begun

Panos - May 17, 2019

All the political parties in Cyprus have condemned in the strongest way the statements made by Britain’s Europe Minister Alan…

Tsipras govt survives latest vote of confidence test ahead of Europarliament elex
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Tsipras govt survives latest vote of confidence test ahead of Europarliament elex

Panos - May 17, 2019

The Tsipras government, as expected, received a vote of confidence in Parliament on Friday evening, with a political "hodgepodge" of…

Eight people detained after latest ‘intervention’ outside US ambassador’s residence; self-styled anarchists step up actions
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Eight people detained after latest ‘intervention’ outside US ambassador’s residence; self-styled anarchists step up actions

Panos - May 16, 2019

Eight people were detained by police in the early morning hours of Wednesday after an unknown number of suspects threw…

High single-digit difference between ND, SYRIZA in new poll on Thurs
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High single-digit difference between ND, SYRIZA in new poll on Thurs

Panos - May 16, 2019

A 7.6-percentage point difference between main opposition New Democracy (ND) party and ruling SYRIZA is the result of a latest…

President Pavlopoulos Calls on Britain to Return ”Stolen Parthenon Sculptures”
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President Pavlopoulos Calls on Britain to Return ”Stolen Parthenon Sculptures”

Panos - May 16, 2019

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos asked for the return of the “stolen Parthenon sculptures” from the British Museum…

EU Issues New Warning Against Turkey: Respect Cyprus or We Will Respond
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EU Issues New Warning Against Turkey: Respect Cyprus or We Will Respond

Panos - May 15, 2019

Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, warned Turkey once again on…

Erdogan just committed political suicide
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Erdogan just committed political suicide

Panos - May 14, 2019

On March 31, Turkey’s Supreme Election Council annulled the Istanbul municipal elections in which the opposition had defeated Turkish President…