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Editorial Ta Nea: Proud
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Editorial Ta Nea: Proud

Greece today is proud of Yannis Antetokounmpo, but it was not always thus. As he said last year, drawing a barrage of curses and racist attacks from various brainless people, “It is difficult growing up in a country of white people.

Sani / Ikos: 300 million euro bond and over 440 million euros worth of investments
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Sani / Ikos: 300 million euro bond and over 440 million euros worth of investments

Shareholders In the Sani / ikos group, in addition to the Andreadis family, which also controls the management, also include Oaktree Capital, Goldman Sachs, Hermes GPE, Moonstone Investments, and Florac.

Offers for the Costamare’s 100 million euro bond begin today
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Offers for the Costamare’s 100 million euro bond begin today

Public registrations will start on May 19, 2021,10:00 a.m. Greek time and will be completed on May 21, 2021, 4:00 p.m. Greek time

Upward trend in international arrivals at airports after 14 months
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Upward trend in international arrivals at airports after 14 months

Overall reduction of passenger traffic in the four months of 2021 by 69.4%.

“Digitization is a foundation for the recovery of Greece”
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“Digitization is a foundation for the recovery of Greece”

Google president for Europe, Middle East and Africa talks about pandemic upheavals

Greece to pass first climate law
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Greece to pass first climate law

Annual Pollution budget and specific obligations per ministry. More ambitious goals for CO2 reduction, RES and energy efficiency in 2030, 2040, and 2050

French magazine “Le Point” praises “unexplored” Greece
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French magazine “Le Point” praises “unexplored” Greece

The tribute was realized with the decisive contribution of the Hellenic Tourism Organization's (EOT) French Service and on the occasion of the official start of the tourist season in Greece for 2021.

Essential travel’ status for domestic flights in Greece renewed until May 14, when tourism season opens
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Essential travel’ status for domestic flights in Greece renewed until May 14, when tourism season opens

The new notice (NOTAM) renews restrictions allowing only for passengers’ essential travel on domestic flights

IHS Markit: Greek manufacturing improves for the second consecutive month
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IHS Markit: Greek manufacturing improves for the second consecutive month

The PMI closed at 54.4 points in April from 51.8 points in March

«Northern Germany votes for Greece» – The new destinations of interest
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«Northern Germany votes for Greece» – The new destinations of interest

Kalamata is being discovered by German visitors.

German newspaper praises Ioannina: «The Greek Silicon Valley»
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German newspaper praises Ioannina: «The Greek Silicon Valley»

German IT companies located in Ioannina are lauded by the Rheinische Post as are the remarkable and still untapped human resources of our country

The Greek economy is waiting to play in the “top leagues”
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The Greek economy is waiting to play in the “top leagues”

The possible upgrades of the Greek economy with the help of the Recovery Facility may enable Greece to again play ball on the investment level.

WTCC: Greece is a global example of safe opening of tourism
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WTCC: Greece is a global example of safe opening of tourism

Minister of Tourism Haris Theocharis accepted the “Global Champion Award for COVID-19 Crisis Management”

Νο quarantine travelers from Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, Russia, Singapore
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Νο quarantine travelers from Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, Russia, Singapore

As of tomorrow, the number of countries from which Greece accepts travelers will increase to 12, provided they are either vaccinated or have a negative 72-hour coronavirus molecular test. Restrictions on domestic flights continue until May 10

Tourism sector in view of the official restart
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Tourism sector in view of the official restart

What do entrepreneurs predict – What are the messages from the market

Foreign Direct Investment: The factors that limit them in Greece
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Foreign Direct Investment: The factors that limit them in Greece

Greece, while it has liberalized its economy in several sectors, does not see a clear improvement in attracting Foreign Direct Investment. What are the factors that limit FDI?

Tourism: The “Rhodes experiment” and the larger wager
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Tourism: The “Rhodes experiment” and the larger wager

The German-language press is focusing on the efforts to open up Greek tourism, while also mentioning flights of asylum seekers to Germany and the action of Frontex

Spiegel: Seven suggestions for holidays in Greece
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Spiegel: Seven suggestions for holidays in Greece

"Greece is suitable for personalized travel, because it has more than 3,000 islands, including the rocky islets", points out the columnist of the German newspaper

Γιατί οι ξένοι μας αποκαλούν Greeks και όχι Έλληνες ; Από πού προέρχεται
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Γιατί οι ξένοι μας αποκαλούν Greeks και όχι Έλληνες; Από πού προέρχεται

Οι Έλληνες ήταν γνωστοί με πολλά και διαφορετικά ονόματα στην ιστορία

The Public Debt Management Agency is preparing a new exit to markets
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The Public Debt Management Agency is preparing a new exit to markets

Why rating agencies will be slow to give us an "investment grade" rating

Van der Leyen, Michel offer carrot and stick at summit with Erdogan
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Van der Leyen, Michel offer carrot and stick at summit with Erdogan

Despite concerns over recent Turkish backsliding on human rights, the EU has applauded Ankara’s recent withdrawal of vessels operating in disputed waters and restarting talks with Greece.

Threat of permanent partition looms over Cyprus with rise of Tatar
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Threat of permanent partition looms over Cyprus with rise of Tatar

After three years without inter-communal dialogue and with Turkey stirring troubles from the Aegean to the Caucasus, the rise of the new Turkish-Cypriot leader does not presage positive developments.

Editorial Ta Nea: Persistence
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Editorial Ta Nea: Persistence

Each time Erdoagn pushed the envelope a bit further because he knew that although Greece was complaining strongly the EU would not significantly change its posture.

Editorial Ta Nea: New realities in Cyprus
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Editorial Ta Nea: New realities in Cyprus

Right after his election incoming Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar dismissed the prospect of a federation (which the UN and the two sides had supported) and declared he wants a two-state solution.

Cavusoglu lashes
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Cavusoglu lashes

Linde said that as a “guest” she would not engage in a dispute. “I would hope that everybody in Turkey will have the possibility to express their views as frankly as you are doing, minister. Thank you,” she said.

Editorial To Vima: We must prepared for everything with Turkey!
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Editorial To Vima: We must prepared for everything with Turkey!

In light of Turkey’s erratic and dangerous policies and the policy of appeasement on the part of strong powers there is no room for complacency.

Biden to Trump: Press Turkey to halt provocations against Greece
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Biden to Trump: Press Turkey to halt provocations against Greece

'The Trump administration must press Turkey to refrain from any further provocative actions in the region against Greece, including threats of force, to create the space for diplomacy to succeed,” Biden said.

European Commission welcomes Ankara’s move to pull drilling ship out of Cyprus’ EEZ
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European Commission welcomes Ankara’s move to pull drilling ship out of Cyprus’ EEZ

A Commission, spokesman said that, 'The departure constitutes another welcome step towards de-escalation ... and we hope for similar and further moves in this direction.'

Greece, Cyprus push hard at EU summit for tougher stance against Turkey
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Greece, Cyprus push hard at EU summit for tougher stance against Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opposed harsher language against Turkey, presumably in order to facilitate Germany's role as mediator between Turkey and Greece.

Pompeo’s visit to Greece underlines US role in Eastern Mediterranean, bolsters bilateral ties
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Pompeo’s visit to Greece underlines US role in Eastern Mediterranean, bolsters bilateral ties

In a break with US diplomatic custom that if a Secretary of State visits Greece he or she will also visit Turkey and vice versa, Pompeo decided to visit only Greece, a move viewed as a stern message to Ankara,

Editorial Ta Nea: A new EU vitality
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Editorial Ta Nea: A new EU vitality

European Commission apresident Von der Leyen said that on both the Greek-Turkish and migration issues Greece and Cyprus can count on the EU’s absolute solidarity.

Editorial To Vima: Erdogan is not invincible
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Editorial To Vima: Erdogan is not invincible

Turkey demands the demilitarisation of the Greek Aegean islands so as to transform them into a “neutral zone”. He intimates that sovereignty over the tiny Greek island of Kastelorizo is disputable

Pompeo calls for Greek-Turkish dialogue after withdrawal of their forces from Eastern Mediterranean
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Pompeo calls for Greek-Turkish dialogue after withdrawal of their forces from Eastern Mediterranean

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has repeatedly declared that dialogue is inconceivable before Turkey withdraws its forces from the area. He clearly ruled out the concept of diplomacy at gunpoint.

Led by France,  Euro-Mediterranean MED7 Conference slams Turkey, supports Greece, Cyprus
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Led by France, Euro-Mediterranean MED7 Conference slams Turkey, supports Greece, Cyprus

In addition MED7 leaders urged Greece and Turkey to dialogue. The seven leaders led by Emmanuel Macron are not prepared to accept Turkish hegemony in the Mediterranean.

With spectre of Greek-Turkish EastMed clash looming, Stoltenberg scampers to resolve conflict
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With spectre of Greek-Turkish EastMed clash looming, Stoltenberg scampers to resolve conflict

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters the Western alliance was considering so-called deconfliction measures to prevent naval accidents in an increasingly congested region, although he did not go into details.

Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity

Greece can steadily and hopefully proceed to gain its proper role as a stable force in the Southeastern Mediterranean and in Europe.

Editorial To Vima: When will Europe react?
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Editorial To Vima: When will Europe react?

Before the decision to turn the museum of the Christian Basilica of Hagia Sophia into a mosque and yesterday’s NAVTEX (a navigational warning), since May, 2019, there were a series of provocative actions by Turkey

Ο Drake δίνει το όνομα «Greece» στη νέα του επιτυχία και το διαδίκτυο παραληρεί
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Ο Drake δίνει το όνομα «Greece» στη νέα του επιτυχία και το διαδίκτυο παραληρεί

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Editorial To Vima: An EU-Turkey affair
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Editorial To Vima: An EU-Turkey affair

French President Emmanuel Macron issued a stern message to Turkey criticising its activity in Libya but other EU states are not on board and there is no solid EU front against Turkey.

Editorial To Vima: Erdogan’s conceit
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Editorial To Vima: Erdogan’s conceit

In the pre-coronavirus period he unsuccessfully tried to open many fronts at once but did not achieve the victories that as self-styled sultan he very much desired.

Editorial To Vima: Solidarity, not ideological fixations
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Editorial To Vima: Solidarity, not ideological fixations

The wealthy states of Northern Europe and especially Germany, the Netherlands, and Finland continue to stubbornly refuse to adopt bold economic measures in the midst of a deadly pandemic.

Editorial To Vima: Dark leader
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Editorial To Vima: Dark leader

Erdogan can do anything in the darkness that surrounds him but that is also his Achilles’ heel – the prospect of being destroyed by his megalomaniacal nature and abuse of the tools he believes he has at his disposal.

Editorial: Personal responsibility
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Editorial: Personal responsibility

State services are mobilising, the country’s infrastructure appears prepared to manage the situation, and competent civil servants are in a state of readiness.

Editorial Ta Nea: Crisis
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Editorial Ta Nea: Crisis

Provocative statements from Ankara certainly stir concerns and Turkey in the 21st century appears to be adopting an ever more aggressive stance toward its neighbours.

EU foreign policy chief blasts Turkey on behalf of Commission
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EU foreign policy chief blasts Turkey on behalf of Commission

In direct opposition to the UN Convention Ankara has steadfastly maintained that islands have no EEZ, a position that was rejected by the US, France, and the entire EU among others.

Greece continues diplomatic blitz to annul Libya-Turkey EEZ accord
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Greece continues diplomatic blitz to annul Libya-Turkey EEZ accord

The MOU expropriates a large chunk of Greece’s EEZ with the specious argument that islands such as Crete (which is much closer to Libya than any EU state or Turkey) have no EEZ.

Pence, Pompeo eye Greek-American supporters in election year, praise Mitsotakis’ policies
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Pence, Pompeo eye Greek-American supporters in election year, praise Mitsotakis’ policies

In a rare diplomatic move Vice-President President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hosted a reception for the Greek prime minister which naturally was attended by Greek-American leaders and wealthy potential donors.

Editorial To Vima: Greece in an unsettled world
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Editorial To Vima: Greece in an unsettled world

These are trying times for the world. Greece needs more than ever new alliances and collaborations that are sufficient to ensure its forces and capabilities.

Editorial Ta Nea: Message of peace
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Editorial Ta Nea: Message of peace

No one can ignore the fact that a new energy map in which Greece will have a leading role is being drawn up.

Editorial To Vima: A pipeline of opportunities and challenges
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Editorial To Vima: A pipeline of opportunities and challenges

By opening a corridor for the procurement of gas EastMed is expected to contribute decisively to safeguarding the energy sufficiency and security of EU member-states.

EastMed pipeline will upgrade the geostrategic value of Greece, Cyprus says Mitsotakis
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EastMed pipeline will upgrade the geostrategic value of Greece, Cyprus says Mitsotakis

'The new pipeline will increase the geopolitical weight and surplus value of Greece and Cyprus in the Mediterranean and give strategic depth to our cooperation with Israel,'the Greek PM said.

Mitsotakis, Anastasiades hold talks ahead of EastMed signing
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Mitsotakis, Anastasiades hold talks ahead of EastMed signing

Mitsotakis described EastMed as a very important energy project, which is the result of a key trilateral collaboration that extends beyond the energy sector.

Editorial Ta Nea: Advantages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Advantages

In the face of Turkish provocations which are no longer limited to Greek-Turkish affairs, Greece has every reason to maintain the stance of a calm force.

Most Greeks abide by anti-smoking law
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Most Greeks abide by anti-smoking law

Inspections were conducted at restaurants, cafeterias, bars, internet cafes, refreshment bars at theatres, and nightclubs.

EastMed Act another move en route to gas pipeline
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EastMed Act another move en route to gas pipeline

The Act reaffirms the importance to the US of maintaining its strategic partnerships with Israel, Greece and Cyprus.which are cooperating on the EastMed gas pipeline from the Mediterranean to Europe.

Editorial Ta Nea: The myth
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Editorial Ta Nea: The myth

Since the Battle of Navarino in 1827 Greece has never been alone. Most recently during the 1996 Imia crisis the US intervention to defuse the situation was definitive.

EastMed pipeline factor in Greek-Turkish ties, efforts to stem Ankara’s regional influence
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EastMed pipeline factor in Greek-Turkish ties, efforts to stem Ankara’s regional influence

The aim is to block Ankara’s attempt to create de facto situations – by delimiting EEZs in an illegal manner - that threaten the interests of regional countries and international players.

Dendias moves to forge alliance against Liby-Turkey EEZ accord
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Dendias moves to forge alliance against Liby-Turkey EEZ accord

Another move that puts a damper on Ankara’s designs is the planned signing on 2 January of an inter-state accord on the construction of the EastMed pipeline.

Athens, Rome move to delimit continental shelf based on 1977 accord
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Athens, Rome move to delimit continental shelf based on 1977 accord

Greece are set to complete and update a 1977 agreement to delimit the two countries’ continental shelf.

Editorial To Vima: Brexit and us
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Editorial To Vima: Brexit and us

Brexit will certainly create an opportunity for the 27-member EU to discuss its future prospects and to deal with internal differences.

Amidst strong threats, Mitsotakis continues push to isolate Turkey internationally
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Amidst strong threats, Mitsotakis continues push to isolate Turkey internationally

'The Turkey-Libya MOUon the delimitation of maritime borders nfringes upon the sovereign rights of third States, does not comply with the Law of the Sea and cannot produce any legal consequences for third States,' EU leaders said.

Akar: We are at the same point as 1974, comparing invasion of Cyprus with invasion of its EEZ
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Akar: We are at the same point as 1974, comparing invasion of Cyprus with invasion of its EEZ

 Setting aside Ankara’s bellicose behaviour and territorial claims in Cyprus’ maritime zone and the Aegean, Akar maintained that Turkey supports 'good neighbourly relations, international law and mutual respect'.

Editorial Ta Nea: Haemorrhage
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Editorial Ta Nea: Haemorrhage

The governments announcement on the effort to 'rebrain' Greece should have been accompanied by broader planning that takes international experience into account.

Pyatt argues Turkey-Libya MOU on EEZs violation of international law
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Pyatt argues Turkey-Libya MOU on EEZs violation of international law

'The US legal judgment is that the Turkish government, in its assertions regarding maritime claims and specifically continental shelves, differs with our legal analysis and also with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea,' the US ambassador said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Messages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Messages

Greece must seek the broadest possible support in Europe. It must pursue and achieve a clear condemnation of Ankara's actions at the December 12-13 EU summit.

Turkish defence minister demands large part of Cyprus’, Greece’s oil gas and oil deposits
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Turkish defence minister demands large part of Cyprus’, Greece’s oil gas and oil deposits

The US, Russia, France, Cyprus, Israel, and most recently Italy have all underlined that the Turkey-Libya MOU is a serious threat to regional stabilit,

Athens responds to Turkish letter to the UN  challenging Greek sovereign rights
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Athens responds to Turkish letter to the UN challenging Greek sovereign rights

The Greek statement says the assertions in Turkey’s 13 November letter violate International Law of the Sea and Greece rejects in its entirety. It has no legal results regarding Greece’s rights.

Time passes by challenging the Mitsotakis government’s sense of consequence
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Time passes by challenging the Mitsotakis government’s sense of consequence

FIve months after coming to power the government showed that there are no automatic solutions. One cannot press a button and have everything coordinated to solve problems.

Editorial Ta Nea: Refugee, migrant flows
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Editorial Ta Nea: Refugee, migrant flows

Clearly it is necessary to have a plan to distribute geographically the refugees and migrants and put them up in structures that will not offend their human dignity.