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Editorial To Vima: The dilemma of ruling coalitions
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Editorial To Vima: The dilemma of ruling coalitions

When PM as leader of the top party [SYRIZA has long trailed behind ND in all polls] raises the prospect of a coalition government, other party leaders cannot dodge the issue and turn a blind eye to new realities.

Editorial Ta Nea: Comparison
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Editorial Ta Nea: Comparison

Alexis Tsipras avoided referring to the real reason for a move that is viewed as sensationalist even by his loyal comrades, as the government is not in danger of renegade New Democracy MPs voting it down.

Editorial To Vima: Everything is in flux
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Editorial To Vima: Everything is in flux

The PM did not have the necessary time to implement and advance his plans. Less than six months into his term, he was confronted with an unprecedented pandemic which took by surprise and rocked governments all over the world.

Editorial Ta Nea: Changes
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Editorial Ta Nea: Changes

The prospect of a higher electoral percentage has made many consider a return to their Social Democratic political home, and many voters who over the last years disappointedly chose not to vote are looking for a party that can express them.

Editorial Ta Nea : Exploiters of death
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Editorial Ta Nea : Exploiters of death

The stance regarding the pandemic of opposition MPs in Parliament yesterday is cause for concern and raises the question of whether they have realised that they are undermining the national effort.

Tsiodras-Lytras paper: 1,500 fewer patients would have died with less NHS pressure, inequality
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Tsiodras-Lytras paper: 1,500 fewer patients would have died with less NHS pressure, inequality

The study found that the mortality of intubated patients being treated outside of ICUs was a whopping 87 percent higher than patients in ICUs, although that pertains to the five percent patients.

Editorial Ta Nea: Consensus on managing the pandemic, even at the last minute
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Editorial Ta Nea: Consensus on managing the pandemic, even at the last minute

Nobody is asking SYRIZA not to criticise the government. One is asking it to do the job assigned to it well, to push the government to speed up the vaccine rollout, and to unreservedly support vaccination.

Polakis’ parliamentary immunity lifted so he can be tried for defamation of Bank of Greece Governor
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Polakis’ parliamentary immunity lifted so he can be tried for defamation of Bank of Greece Governor

The invective concerned loans given by banks which were not audited by the Bank of Greece, whereas a loan taken by the MP and which was being serviced was investigated by the country’s central bank.

Mitsotakis stresses mutual defence pact, frigates in ratification debate on Greece-France strategic accord
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Mitsotakis stresses mutual defence pact, frigates in ratification debate on Greece-France strategic accord

Regarding Greece’s procurement of three French Belharra frigates – which is essentially the centrepiece of the agreement - Mitsotakis stressed that the deal secured for Greece “the best possible price with the greatest possible speed [of delivery]”.

Tsipras says SYRIZA is protector of middle class, has comprehensive economic growth plan
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Tsipras says SYRIZA is protector of middle class, has comprehensive economic growth plan

The main opposition leader and former PM began by accusing ruling conservative New Democracy of neglecting the youth and blaming it for all the ills of society, such as the “corona parties” that trigger the super-spreading of COVID-19.

Tsipras unveils SYRIZA programme with the slogan ‘New Beginning’, pledges of social justice, labour relations overhaul
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Tsipras unveils SYRIZA programme with the slogan ‘New Beginning’, pledges of social justice, labour relations overhaul

SYRIZA underlines that the average percentage of workers in Europe covered by collective bargaining contracts is 60 percent and that in Greece it is currently just 14 percent. It maintains that the percentage will drop further due to provisions in the new labour law.

Editorial Ta Nea: Messages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Messages

As regards the overall evaluation of the record of the government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis,Two years into his term and 15 months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government enjoys a 53.7 percent approval rating,

Tsipras: Implementation of Prespa Accord with Northern Macedonia the key to the future
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Tsipras: Implementation of Prespa Accord with Northern Macedonia the key to the future

'For us, war is not the solution, nor is a Cold War based on frozen clashes. If you permit a clash to fester for a long time then the ice melts only through clashes as we see in many parts of the world,' the former PM said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Political vertigo
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political vertigo

As regards the political terrain in Greece, main opposition Syriza appears to be rushing to build new alliances and to don a new cloak. In the morning the party loves US President Joe Biden. In the afternoon it is close to the Eurosocialists.

Editorial Ta Nea: Everything must come to light
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Editorial Ta Nea: Everything must come to light

One witness maintains that during the SYRIZA administration it was the PM’s office that “conceived of the idea” of creating a television station that would act as a government mouthpiece.

Editorial To Vima: The crack and the trap
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Editorial To Vima: The crack and the trap

The experience of the first wave of the pandemic proved that citizens themselves possess the strongest weapon to confront the pandemic,that we have the power to transcend our flaws

Editorial Ta Nea: Political cover
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political cover

Pavlos Polakis, he coarse native of the Cretan town of Sfakia, which is historically known for its bravery, is not the exception in Syriza but rather an organic part of the party.

Editorial To Vima: Democracy requires transparency and accountability
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Editorial To Vima: Democracy requires transparency and accountability

The sordid revelations about an attempt to cover up officials’ responsibility for the July, 2018, Mati wildfire that claimed 102 lives have stunned public opinion and offend both the memory of the dead.

Editorial Ta Nea: Judiciary
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Editorial Ta Nea: Judiciary

Let us protect the prestige of institutions and politicians and let the entire system (and its branches that tried to push the country back to dark times) come to light.

Editorial To Vima:Rising to the occasion
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Editorial To Vima:Rising to the occasion

The level of debate in Parliament yesterday was a far cry from what one used to see in the tumultuous years of Greece’s bailout memorandum and prior to that.

Editorial To Vima: The new wealth of Greece
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Editorial To Vima: The new wealth of Greece

The country’s candidacy and accession to the European Economic Community was an inspired and bold move, yet Greece failed to properly incorporate the principles and rules of the environment offered

«Φλερτ» και καυγάδες μεταξύ ΣΥΡΙΖΑ – ΚΙΝΑΛ : Τι τους ενώνει και τι τους χωρίζει
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«Φλερτ» και καυγάδες μεταξύ ΣΥΡΙΖΑ – ΚΙΝΑΛ : Τι τους ενώνει και τι τους χωρίζει

Πρώτη κατοικία, κατώτατος μισθός, 13η σύνταξη μπορεί να φέρει ΣΥΡΙΖΑ και ΚΙΝΑΛ πιο κοντά στη βουλή. Πως βλέπουν το θέμα Αλέξης Τσίπρας και Φώφη Γεννηματά. Γιατί ο πρόεδρος του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ επιχείρησε να υπερβεί την εσωκομματική κρίση με «εξωστρεφείς δράσεις»

Editorial To Vima: It takes a job of work for the sun to turn
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Editorial To Vima: It takes a job of work for the sun to turn

The government’s social, economic growth, and foreign policy must be demonstrable and cohesive so as to persuade and motivate all of the country’s political forces.

Editorial To Vima: A step toward progress
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Editorial To Vima: A step toward progress

Politicians during the crisis were unable to do the self-evident – to have everyone table their proposals for the economy to transcend the impasse and find a path of recovery.

Editorial Ta Nea: Quirk
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Editorial Ta Nea: Quirk

The peak of Tsipras' political dichotomy was evident two days ago when he had a jocular conversation with New Democracy MP Adonis Georgiadis, whom SYRIZA constantly describes as an exponent of the extreme right.

Editorial To Vima: Speak out Mr. Tsipras, but first apologise
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Editorial To Vima: Speak out Mr. Tsipras, but first apologise

The facts that Tsipras is threatening to reveal are known as are the many warnings he had received but he ignored them in order to come to power.

The scandal and the conspiracy
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The scandal and the conspiracy

Papangelopoulos alleges that there is a criminal cabal that wants to annihilate him and that he is a victim of political persecution.

Editorial To Vima: Delusions, passions, and errors
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Editorial To Vima: Delusions, passions, and errors

SYRIZA believed that institutions were made to serve bourgeois political forces and their supposedly pernicious designs.

Δανέλλης: Ο Πολάκης προκαλεί προβλήματα στην κυβέρνηση
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Δανέλλης: Ο Πολάκης προκαλεί προβλήματα στην κυβέρνηση

Αποστάσεις από την συμπεριφορά και το ύφος του Παύλου Πολάκη πήρε ο ανεξάρτητος βουλευτής Σπύρος Δανέλλης

Πόλεμος εκτός ορίων για τη διπλή πλειοψηφία – Aγωνία στο Μαξίμου για τις Πρέσπες
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Πόλεμος εκτός ορίων για τη διπλή πλειοψηφία – Aγωνία στο Μαξίμου για τις Πρέσπες

Η στρατηγική επιλογή του Αλέξη Τσίπρα είναι σταθερή και φάνηκε από πολύ νωρίς χθες. Επίθεση στον Κυριάκο Μητσοτάκη, εφ' όλης της ύλης, σε υψηλούς τόνους, σε κάθε επίπεδο. Εκλογές εδώ και τώρα η απάντηση του Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη

Editorial To Vima: The truth about ‘big numbers’
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Editorial To Vima: The truth about ‘big numbers’

The slogan “hope is coming”, with which SYRIZA won two elections, was undermined in practice, and was lost during the adventures of the government’s four years in power.

Editorial To Vima: Pledges and pious wishes
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Editorial To Vima: Pledges and pious wishes

ESM chief Klaus Regling hastened once again to clearly warn that debt relief measures agreed to by the Eurogroup can be suspended if the adjustment programme is not strictly implemented

Spanish MEP Pons warns Tsipras against returning to the populism of 2015 
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Spanish MEP Pons warns Tsipras against returning to the populism of 2015 

Pons stressed that, 'We are concerned that there may be a return to populism in the next elections. It is in your hand. In 2015, you made a mistake. Populism is neither right-wing nor left wing.'

Editorial To Vima: Disastrous outbidding
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Editorial To Vima: Disastrous outbidding

The super-primary surplus (beyond target) that Mr. Tsipras is planning to distribute should not be used to garner votes, if we do not want to jeopardise the course of the economy and the country

Ta Nea Editorial: Hollow words
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Ta Nea Editorial: Hollow words

According to official data of the Regulatory Authority for Energy, published by Ta Nea, the number of households where electricity was cut off rose by 313 percent over the last three years

Tsipras tells cabinet Greece must take ownership of needed reforms
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Tsipras tells cabinet Greece must take ownership of needed reforms

“All of these are not bailout memorandum reforms. They are our reforms. If they had been implemented before the bailout memorandums, perhaps we would have avoided paying such a heavy toll. In the final analysis, they can be implemented only by us,” the PM said.

Editorial To Vima: From celebrations to thorns
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Editorial To Vima: From celebrations to thorns

For weeks there has been talk of not implementing legislated pension cuts, even as the government is pledging a variety of social benefits

Editorial Ta Nea: Absurdity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Absurdity

The ENFIA real estate tax was institutionalised in order to serve the objective of the government – skinning the taxpayer in order to pledge handouts before the general election

Editorial Ta Nea: Fool’s gold
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Editorial Ta Nea: Fool’s gold

A government that came to power by denouncing “the old” political system is now being fueled by former members of that “old” system

SYRIZA struggles to win over the centre-left
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SYRIZA struggles to win over the centre-left

Naturally, SYRIZA cadres do not forget that the party benefited hugely from the electoral and political collapse of PASOK, already by 2012

Editorial To Vima: Cabinet reshuffle with second-tier team
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Editorial To Vima: Cabinet reshuffle with second-tier team

The new cabinet signals the continuation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ tight embrace with his junior coalition partner, Defence Minister Panos Kammenos

Cabinet reshuffle signals opening to centre-left, centre-right
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Cabinet reshuffle signals opening to centre-left, centre-right

The objective of the reshuffle was to give the government a new momentum and to broaden SYRIZA’s political base ahead of the next general elections

Editorial To Vima: Older than the old political parties
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Editorial To Vima: Older than the old political parties

The PM again promised battles and struggles to avert a restoration of the extreme-right, referring to main opposition New Democracy

Former Eurogroup chief says Varoufakis’ handling of 2015 negotiations was a disaster
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Former Eurogroup chief says Varoufakis’ handling of 2015 negotiations was a disaster

Dijsselbloem says he was forced to deal directly with Alexis Tsipras, as it was necessary to find a solution, which Varoufakis constantly torpedoed

Editorial To Vima: Impertinent and imprudent
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Editorial To Vima: Impertinent and imprudent

Whenever Mr. Tsipras finds things difficult politically, and whenever merciless events reveal his nakedness, he marshals the rhetoric of hatred and division

Editorial To Vima: Fairy tales with dragons
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Editorial To Vima: Fairy tales with dragons

Whoever criticises the prime minister is either on the extreme right, or corrupt, or a protector of the old political system which led us into the crisis

Editorial: Division is the only plan
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Editorial: Division is the only plan

In a critical period, the country is plying forward with untrammeled populism and the opportunistic objectives of Mr. Tsipras and his associates as the only compass

Tsipras postpones cabinet reshuffle
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Tsipras postpones cabinet reshuffle

One of the key objective of the reshuffle is to bolster SYRIZA’s opening toward centre-left voters and politicians

Tsipras sows polarisation in address on bailout exit, on the road to elections
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Tsipras sows polarisation in address on bailout exit, on the road to elections

The politics of hatred is being disseminated by specific government members and party cadres, such as SYRIZA’s parliamentary representative Nikos Xydakis,

Editorial Ta Nea
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Editorial Ta Nea

The PM appeared divisive toward the citizens, pointed the finger at enemies (including the media), and targeted public figures who led the country at difficult moments

Editorial To Vima: The unrepentant Mr. Tsipras
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Editorial To Vima: The unrepentant Mr. Tsipras

Instead of seeking a basic consensus, the prime minister presaged a generalised clash without condition and limits, and with the constant targeting of political opponents until we reach the elections

Opposition leader blasts PM over bailout exit speech, says austerity remains
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Opposition leader blasts PM over bailout exit speech, says austerity remains

Mitsotakis once again demanded early elections. “We have not reached the end of the journey. Today cheap borrowing ends, but the harsh measures and heavy commitments that Mr. Tsipras has signed on to remain,” he said

Editorial Ta Nea: The essence
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Editorial Ta Nea: The essence

The government has a duty to speak the truth to Greek citizens and describe in all honesty the day after the memorandum, which the government itself signed after the disastrous first six months of 2015

Editorial To Vima: The memorandum is leaving, the noose remains
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Editorial To Vima: The memorandum is leaving, the noose remains

A glance at the statements and analyses of European politicians and players is enough to realise that we cannot expect substantial changes.

Tsipras’ address: Symbolism with no substance
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Tsipras’ address: Symbolism with no substance

The Prime Minister has lost the wager of offering true hope to a society which at some point was deprived of its income and its very future

Tsipras’ national address, Odysseus and Ithaca
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Tsipras’ national address, Odysseus and Ithaca

Alexis Tsipras is expected to attack New Democracy and Pasok on the grounds that they were the parties which bankrupted Greece

Editorial Ta Nea: Adventure
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Editorial Ta Nea: Adventure

Not only was the ENFIA tax not abolished, it was made permanent.  “It is not the most unjust tax,” Tsipras said as prime minister last September

Turkey releases two Greek army officers after five-and-a-half months in prison
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Turkey releases two Greek army officers after five-and-a-half months in prison

The Turkish president’s diplomatic advisor assured his Greek counterpart that the two officers will be tried in absentia, and that if a penalty is imposed it will not exceed the prison time already served

Editorial To Vima: Mr. Mitsotakis’ duty
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Editorial To Vima: Mr. Mitsotakis’ duty

There is a common conviction that the deadly wildfire in Eastern Attica will have a catalytic impact on political developments

Will Tsipras-Kammenos stick together or part ways, and how?
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Will Tsipras-Kammenos stick together or part ways, and how?

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Athens calling Moscow: Tsipras invited to Moscow, briefs Putin on theTurkish problem
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Athens calling Moscow: Tsipras invited to Moscow, briefs Putin on theTurkish problem

Greek government sources said that beyond references to Greek-Russian relations, Tsipras had occasion to broach the situation in the eastern Mediterranean, with continual Turkish threats against the Republic of Cyprus.

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Kammenos declares abiding loyalty to ruling coalition, ‘to the end’
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Kammenos declares abiding loyalty to ruling coalition, ‘to the end’

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Mitsotakis: Tsipras tried to do favours for Savvidis
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Mitsotakis: Tsipras tried to do favours for Savvidis

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Upd: 14 Μαρτίου 2018, 12:37
Tsipras, Theodorakis speak of mayhem in Greek football as ‘Gordian Knot’
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Tsipras, Theodorakis speak of mayhem in Greek football as ‘Gordian Knot’

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Upd: 12 Μαρτίου 2018, 21:05
Tsipras asks Guterres to mediate for return of captured Greek officers
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Tsipras asks Guterres to mediate for return of captured Greek officers

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Upd: 6 Μαρτίου 2018, 22:16
Alternate Labour Minister Antonopoulou resigns after outrage over state paying her rent
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Alternate Labour Minister Antonopoulou resigns after outrage over state paying her rent

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Upd: 26 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 19:03
Merkel tells Tsipras Berlin supports Athens in the face of Turkish hostility
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Merkel tells Tsipras Berlin supports Athens in the face of Turkish hostility

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Upd: 23 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 18:44
Tsipras briefs Merkel following Turkish aggression
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Tsipras briefs Merkel following Turkish aggression

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Upd: 21 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 01:36
Samaras claims in lawsuit Tsipras set up criminal ring to slander him
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Samaras claims in lawsuit Tsipras set up criminal ring to slander him

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Upd: 16 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 01:36
PM warns Ankara not to play games with Greece
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PM warns Ankara not to play games with Greece

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Upd: 15 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 22:11
Tsipras, Yildirim talks amidst Aegean, Cyprus tensions
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Tsipras, Yildirim talks amidst Aegean, Cyprus tensions

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Upd: 14 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 00:20
Tsipras: 23 bn euros lost between 2000-2010 from drug rackets
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Tsipras: 23 bn euros lost between 2000-2010 from drug rackets

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Upd: 12 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 18:55
Tsipras sees FYROM solution as national impetative
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Tsipras sees FYROM solution as national impetative

Tsipras said that as long as he holds the office of prime minister, he bears a responsibility to the country and its history [to resolve the dispute with Greece’s northern neighbor] .

Upd: 4 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 01:34
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