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Greece and Cyprus are stability factors in the region

Panos - Apr 21, 2016

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanatidis has said that Greece and Cyprus are factors of stability in the region, recalling…

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Toskas disputes allegations on jihadists passing through Greece

Panos - Apr 20, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Public Order Nikos Toskas rejected the allegations of border guards that jihadists continue to come through…

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Turkish jets violate Greek airspace 26 times

Panos - Apr 19, 2016

Turkey continued its provocations towards Greece, Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace over the Aegean Sea 3 times, and infringed…

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Turkish ship points its weapons against Greek coast guard at Oinousses

Panos - Apr 15, 2016

The situation in the Aegean Sea is getting out of control, since despite NATO vessels presence in the area, Turkey…

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Emergency KYSEA meeting over Turkish provocations and refugees

Panos - Apr 15, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called an emergency meeting of the Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defence (KYSEA) at…

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Greece conducts military drills along northern borders

Panos - Apr 14, 2016

Greece’s military is carrying out unscheduled exercises along the country's northern borders, with fighter jets flying over an informal tent…

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Athens Stock Exchange opens with minor fluctuations on Thursday

Panos - Apr 14, 2016

The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with minor fluctuations on Thursday morning, with the general price index growing by 0.19%…

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Idomeni: Refugees attempt to tear down fence on border

Panos - Apr 13, 2016

Clashes between FYROM police and refugees have reportedly broke out once again near the northern Greek town of Idomeni on…

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Fighter Jets fly low over Attica

Panos - Apr 13, 2016

Four fighters were recorded flying low over Attica at 11:30 am on Wednesday confusing many citizens who rushed to their…

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A total of 101 refugees arrive on northern Aegean islands

Panos - Apr 13, 2016

A total of 101 refugees and migrants disembarked on the northern Aegean islands over the last 24 hours. Forty two…

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Turkey violates again Greek airspace

Panos - Apr 12, 2016

A pair of Turkish F-16 fighters flew over the Greek island of Oinousses on Tueasday at 8:02 at 17,000 feet…

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Greek minister condemns use of force by FYROM police

Panos - Apr 11, 2016

Greece’s Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas has condemned the use of force by the police of Former Yugoslav Republic of…

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Cyprus-Greece-Jordan Foreign Ministries to meet on Monday

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

General Secretaries of the Foreign Ministries of Cyprus, Greece, and Jordan will be starting the trilateral cooperation of three countries,…

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Erdogan: No migrant agreement if EU doesn’t fulfill its pledges

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

Turkey will not go through with an agreement to take back refugees if the European Union does not fulfill its…

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Eurozone lender sees end of Greek reforms review in early May

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

International lenders may finish their review of Greek reforms, needed to unblock further credit to Athens and start debt relief…

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Greece to enter talks with Albania and Italy on refugee crisis

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias is preparing meetings with his counterparts in Albania and Italy to discuss the…

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Vladimir Putin scheduled to visit Athens at the end of May

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will visit Athens at the end of May, in an effort to…

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New airspace violations by Turkey in Aegean

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

Formations of Turkish military aircraft on Monday committed 21 violations of Greek airspace above the Aegean, after first carrying out…

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First group of migrants return to Turkey from Greek islands

Panos - Apr 04, 2016

The controversial agreement between the European Union and Turkey has come into effect, with the first group of migrants were…

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Greece begins refugee deportations under EU plan

Panos - Apr 04, 2016

Under heavy security, authorities on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Chios deported 202 migrants and refugees on boats bound…