Category: POLITICS

Trump considering NATO membership of Brazil
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Trump considering NATO membership of Brazil

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

US President Donald Trump has said that he is seriously considering NATO membership or a different form of military alliance…

Greece first among EU28 in spending for pension; in last places for health, education
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Greece first among EU28 in spending for pension; in last places for health, education

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

State spending in Greece, as a percentage of GDP, is the sixth highest amongst European Union countries, according to figures…

“You betrayed Macedonia”, old man tells Minister Nikos Pappas over Prespa Agreement
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“You betrayed Macedonia”, old man tells Minister Nikos Pappas over Prespa Agreement

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

The Minister for Digital Policy, Nikos Pappas came up against strong protests by locals during his visit to Paionia, Kilkis…

Russia recognizes North Macedonia under new name
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Russia recognizes North Macedonia under new name

Panos - Mar 19, 2019

The Kremlin on Monday finally recognized the newly christened Republic of North Macedonia under its new constitutional name, despite previous…

Historic European city Antwerp now majority-minority!
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Historic European city Antwerp now majority-minority!

Panos - Mar 18, 2019

Antwerp will soon be “lost” to the hope of any future conservative government, local media said as data showed only…

Unprecedented provocation by Erdogan: “Smyrna! You throw the infidels in the sea”!
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Unprecedented provocation by Erdogan: “Smyrna! You throw the infidels in the sea”!

Panos - Mar 18, 2019

The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared along with Gray Wolves leader Develet Bahceli and in a delusional and provocative…

May 26: Not just another European Election
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May 26: Not just another European Election

makis - Mar 15, 2019

By Spyros Kapralos, R n’ D Head, European Communication Institute We are about to select our new representatives for the…

Greek House passes reform decoupling election of President from early Parliamentary dissolution
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Greek House passes reform decoupling election of President from early Parliamentary dissolution

Panos - Mar 15, 2019

The voting on a number of proposed Constitutional reforms ended, with the House deciding by a large majority to disassociate…

Greek government under fire over penal code that favours neo-Nazi Golden Dawn and criminal groups
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Greek government under fire over penal code that favours neo-Nazi Golden Dawn and criminal groups

Panos - Mar 14, 2019

The Greek government has come under a barrage of criticism after Justice Minister Michalis Kalogirou publicised the new penal code…

The EU formally suspends Turkey’s accession talks
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The EU formally suspends Turkey’s accession talks

Panos - Mar 14, 2019

The European Union should formally suspend Turkey’s negotiations to join the bloc, EU lawmakers said on Wednesday in a symbolic…

Turkey falls into recession as lira crisis takes long-lasting toll
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Turkey falls into recession as lira crisis takes long-lasting toll

Panos - Mar 13, 2019

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is confronting his first recession in a decade as he prepares for local elections that…

Mitsotakis in US this week
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Mitsotakis in US this week

Panos - Mar 08, 2019

Μain opposition New Democracy (ND) President Kyriakos Mitsotakis departed on Thursday for the United States, and specifically Boston and New…

Mitsotakis to Figaro: End of populism near in Greece
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Mitsotakis to Figaro: End of populism near in Greece

Panos - Mar 07, 2019

Main opposition leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, this week again told foreign media that the thrice bailed-out Greece will provide the first…

Eurostat: A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017
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Eurostat: A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017

Panos - Mar 07, 2019

A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017, up 3 percent compared to 2016, according to Eurostat. Of…

Tsipras proposes the speedy integration of immigrants to solve demographic problem
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Tsipras proposes the speedy integration of immigrants to solve demographic problem

makis - Mar 06, 2019

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras claimed bringing in more immigrants into the country could solve the demographic problem Greece was faced…

Govt, ND leader again clash over ‘law and order’ issue
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Govt, ND leader again clash over ‘law and order’ issue

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

The "law and order" theme again emerged on the political front at the very beginning of the week, as main…

Greek Defence Minister warns of a “serious accident” with Turkey in the Aegean Sea
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Greek Defence Minister warns of a “serious accident” with Turkey in the Aegean Sea

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

Greece’s National Defence Minister, Evangelos Apostolakis, warned of the dangers of a possible serious accident in the Aegean because of…

Mystery-flight of government aircraft from Venezuela to Athens
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Mystery-flight of government aircraft from Venezuela to Athens

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

Under extreme secrecy and without having previously submitted a flight plan, a Venezuelan government aircraft with the number YV2486 landed…

Turkish President Erdogan: We have our Aegean Sea
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Turkish President Erdogan: We have our Aegean Sea

makis - Mar 04, 2019

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country had the Aegean and the Mediterranean Sea, during a speech at…

Turkish threats in the Greek Parliament: “Unilateral hydrocarbon exploration will have consequences”!
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Turkish threats in the Greek Parliament: “Unilateral hydrocarbon exploration will have consequences”!

makis - Mar 04, 2019

The model of the Prespa Agreement seems to be what the Alexis Tsipras’ government considers to be a model for…