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Kammenos suggests introduction of more US military bases in Greece

Greek minister of defence Panos Kammenos caused a stir in Athens, with his seemingly “off-the-cuff” remarks at the US Pentagon this week. During a meeting with US secretary of defence …

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External factors responsible for ATHEX crash, says Bank of Greece Governor

Bank shares in Greece took a deep plunge last Wednesday diving by 8.78 per cent, amid investor fears over lenders’ needs and bad credit. Even though Greece exited capital controls …

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Germany shuts down talks on reparations to Greece and Poland

Before his visit to Athens, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert attempted to clarify Berlin’s position in the light of new WWII reparations claims from the Greek side, amounting to €280 …

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Over 12,000 migrants crossed into Greece in 2018 through Evros border alone

Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas presented data in Parliament last week showing that the number of migrants entering Greece through the Evros border from Turkey has sky-rocketed. According to the report, …

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Greece mourns the loss of Lt Kyriakos Papadopoulos

Lieutenant Kyriakos Papadopoulos made headlines internationally back in 2015 for rescuing more than 5,000 migrants crossing from Turkey to Lesvos in small rubber dinghies. Papadopoulos, 44, named “the hero of the Aegean” …

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Father Antonios receives European Citizen for 2018 Prize

A Greek Orthodox priest from Athens has been announced European citizen of the year, in a ceremony that took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday. Having served …

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Greek air fleet hailed as best of NATO for 2018

Greek pilots were named the best among those that belong in the NATO-affiliated nations, after a great showing of their capabilities in Albacete of Spain. In fact, this is the …

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Body of missing man found a week after severe storm hit Greece

A body found on the Greek island of Evia has been identified as the remains of a man reported missing a week ago following a severe storm that struck central …

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UK couple become local heroes after handing in €7,000 they found while holidaying in Crete

A couple from the UK has reignited hope in humanity, especially for one woman in particularly, after they returned a bag containing €7,000 (AUD $11,323.90) that they found while holidaying …

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FYROM referendum: the day after

A week after the referendum held in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to ratify the agreement with Greece over the name issue, both countries are regrouping, waiting for …