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Editorial Ta Nea: The 100th day of war
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Editorial Ta Nea: The 100th day of war

In Ukraine, for the last 100 days, thanks to the bravery of the Ukrainians who continue their resistance, the heart of liberal democracy beats.

After Congressional standing ovations, US keeps equal distances on Turkish provocations
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After Congressional standing ovations, US keeps equal distances on Turkish provocations

'We encourage our NATO Allies, including Greece and Turkey, to work together to maintain peace and security in the region and resolve differences diplomatically.'

Editorial To Vima: We must do more to promote peace
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Editorial To Vima: We must do more to promote peace

The US is leading the entire effort in Ukraine, but the Americans are 5,000 miles from the theatre of military operations, and the Europeans will necessarily face most of the consequences of the war.

Editorial Ta Nea: A new Cold War
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Editorial Ta Nea: A new Cold War

A possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, which could be followed by a Chinese intervention in Taiwan, confronts the West with excruciating dilemmas. For Europe, the danger is not only that it may once again lead to two spheres of influence.

Op-Ed: Greece’s security
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Op-Ed: Greece’s security

Greece must now ask itself, under new conditions, what made it strong after the 1974 post-junta regime change, and what can make it even stronger today. In any event, it is not the relationship with the US, as important as it may be.

Op-Ed: What the US State Department non-paper means
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Op-Ed: What the US State Department non-paper means

Big energy giants that were conducting research in the region in question began to pull out. Just last week, a consortium comprised of Total, ExxonMobil, and Hellenic Petroleum decided to freeze seismic research to the south and west of Crete.

Deciphering the chaos in Afghanistan
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Deciphering the chaos in Afghanistan

First of all, the permanent, age-old civil war in Afghanistan has not ended. Tribal leaders, generals, and warlords of the old regime are negotiating among themselves and with the Taliban – which itself is not a unified force – and no one can prejudge the results.

Defying US, EU pressures Erdogan trumpets support for two-state solution on visit to Turkish-occupied Cyprus
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Defying US, EU pressures Erdogan trumpets support for two-state solution on visit to Turkish-occupied Cyprus

Some analysts believe Erdogan’s maximalist position in support of a two-state solution is designed to achieve a loose confederation, (effectively Ankara’s position in prior settlement talks), definitively abandoning the UN's bi-zonal federation framework.

Editorial To Vima: The ‘trolls’ of mudslinging
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Editorial To Vima: The ‘trolls’ of mudslinging

Given the political tensions that prevailed internet trolls gained ground and returned to their destructive work of easy and absolutely corrosive slander.

Limited expectations from resumption of Greek-Turkish ‘exploratory’ talks
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Limited expectations from resumption of Greek-Turkish ‘exploratory’ talks

It was the 61st round of such talks, which commenced in 2002, when George Papandreou was foreign minister, and were abruptly terminated in 2016 after an abortive coup against Erdogan

Merkel says EU to discuss sanctions against Turkey with Biden administration, Nato
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Merkel says EU to discuss sanctions against Turkey with Biden administration, Nato

The United States, Italy and Spain were the top exporters of arms to Turkey from 2015-2019, according the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Editorial To Vima: The tragedy in Kavala and the threat of a meltdown
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Editorial To Vima: The tragedy in Kavala and the threat of a meltdown

Political initiatives are needed to ensure solidarity with vulnerable groups and the poor, to guarantee the endurance of the health system, and to check the epidemic's spread.

International jubilation as Pfizer announces ’90 percent effective’ COVID-19 vaccine
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International jubilation as Pfizer announces ’90 percent effective’ COVID-19 vaccine

The prospect of a vaccine electrified world markets with the S&P 500 and Dow hitting record highs. JPMorgan said it expected the S&P 500 index to hit 4,000 points by early 2021.

Editorial To Vima: Time to shed delusions about Erdogan
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Editorial To Vima: Time to shed delusions about Erdogan

To justify his military intervention on many fronts Erdogan says that he is is guided by the Ottoman past, but he is in fact reviving the catastrophic, expansionist Nazi theory of lebensraum.

Editorial To Vima: Who will rein in Erdogan?
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Editorial To Vima: Who will rein in Erdogan?

The international community must realise that the situation has reached its limits and that it must make it clear that enough is enough.

As Greece, Turkey prepare for talks Mitsotakis expresses guarded optimism, EU, US welcome development
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As Greece, Turkey prepare for talks Mitsotakis expresses guarded optimism, EU, US welcome development

'Very useful exchange with President Erdogan on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and on migration. I welcome the planned launch of talks with Greece, which are essential for stability in the Eastern Mediterranean,' said Von der Leyen.

As Democrats prepare to nominate Joe Biden, widespread fears about unfair election
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As Democrats prepare to nominate Joe Biden, widespread fears about unfair election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With less than 80 days to go before the U.S. presidential election, it looks like Joe Biden’s race to lose.

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown
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U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

NEW YORK/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid “confrontation” over a U.S. threat to trigger a return of all U.N. sanctions on Tehran.

U.S. officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking
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U.S. officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In a reversal from a few years ago, many officials who oversee U.S. election technology and outside security experts now worry less about hacking in the November elections than about misinformation and logistics such as a shortage of poll workers and slowdowns at the U.S. postal service.

Editorial To Vima: Unworthy leaders
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Editorial To Vima: Unworthy leaders

Today there is nobody in their right mind who has not understood the significance and value of a country being governed by trustworthy individuals and forces that are at least in a position to discern major threats

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.

Greece blasts Turkey’s flooding of borders with migrants, seeks EU emergency action
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Greece blasts Turkey’s flooding of borders with migrants, seeks EU emergency action

The Greek government announced emergency measures to counter an “asymmetrical threat” from Turkey which it accused of directing in a coordinated manner the passage of many thousands of migrants to the land and sea borders of Greece.

Dendias sees inter-party consensus after briefing opposition on Turkey, Libya
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Dendias sees inter-party consensus after briefing opposition on Turkey, Libya

The foreign minister dismissed opposition criticism that the government has not been pro-active enough in dealing with Turkey.

UK sails into uncharted waters with Brexit now official, an uncertain future
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UK sails into uncharted waters with Brexit now official, an uncertain future

At the stroke of midnight in Brussels, the EU lost 15% of its economy, its biggest military spender, and the world’s international financial capital, London.

Editorial To Vima: An era of indeterminacy and uncertainty
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Editorial To Vima: An era of indeterminacy and uncertainty

Geopolitical constants have been lost, developments are being shaped elsewhere, and Greece for the time being cannot have the impact that it deserves and would want to have.

Editorial Ta Nea: Realism
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Editorial Ta Nea: Realism

Our country must be present with the diplomatic vigour that its geopolitical place demands and with a clear conception of its size and role.

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.

Greece moves full speed ahead to upgrade F-16s to Viper configuration
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Greece moves full speed ahead to upgrade F-16s to Viper configuration

The announcement of the deal was announced in the White House during ex-PM Alexis Tsipras’ visit with US President Donald Trump.

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.

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: Defence
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Editorial Ta Nea: Defence

Europe has understood in an ever more dramatic manner that the post-war world is changing.

US threatens 100% tariffs on French champagne, cheese and handbags
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US threatens 100% tariffs on French champagne, cheese and handbags

The U.S. government on Monday said it may slap punitive duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports from France of Champagne, handbags, cheese and other products

Cordiality at Trump-Erdogan talks does not change staunch US stance on S-400s
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Cordiality at Trump-Erdogan talks does not change staunch US stance on S-400s

As recently as  21 November a senior State Department official told reporters Turkey needed to “get rid of” the system. Those comments came after President Tayyip Erdogan met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House.

Islamic State leader Baghdadi reportedly killed in Syria by U.S. forces
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Islamic State leader Baghdadi reportedly killed in Syria by U.S. forces

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria, sources in the region said on Sunday and U.S. President Donald Trump was due to make a “major statement” at the White House.

Editorial To Vima: Greece in the era of instability
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Editorial To Vima: Greece in the era of instability

At the same time waves of US protectionism, have undermined international trade, have undermined global growth, limited the rise of China, limited the power of India and rising Indian and Latin American economies, and have trapped embattled Africa turning it into a centre of refugees and migrants..

Editorial Ta Nea: Absentees
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Editorial Ta Nea: Absentees

Vladimir Putin’s Russia which is distant from the Western values of democracy and liberty is steadily gaining predominance in the Middle East.

Editorial To Vima: Trump, Erdogan and Pandora’s Box
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Editorial To Vima: Trump, Erdogan and Pandora’s Box

The problematic Turkish leader continues to provoke everyone and remains indifferent to international and domestic reactions and he has opened fronts in Cyprus and in Syria.

Editorial Ta Nea: Price gouging
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Editorial Ta Nea: Price gouging

The Greek state must take measures, regulatory authorities must act swiftly, and staff must if necessary be increaesd in order to avert price gouging.

Editorial To Vima: The dangers of an oil  war
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Editorial To Vima: The dangers of an oil war

John Bolton, an advocate of a US-Iran military clash may have been fired but no one can know what Donald Trump’s stance will be from now on.

Erdogan demands more money to stem refugee, migrant flows to Europe
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Erdogan demands more money to stem refugee, migrant flows to Europe

Turkey, which hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, controls parts of north Syria where it says 350,000 Syrians have already returned. and that it is setting up a “safe zone"

Editorial Ta Nea: Words can kill
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Editorial Ta Nea: Words can kill

Americans constitute 4.4 percent of the global population and own 42 percent of the total number of weapons worldwide.

Erdogan defies US threats on F-35 sale, says he can find figher jets elsewhere
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Erdogan defies US threats on F-35 sale, says he can find figher jets elsewhere

Russia’s Rostec state conglomerate said Russia would be ready to supply its SU-35 jets to Turkey if Ankara requested them.

Esper tells Senate it’s either S-400s 0r F-35s for Turkey, Trump says it’s ‘not fair’
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Esper tells Senate it’s either S-400s 0r F-35s for Turkey, Trump says it’s ‘not fair’

'It’s a very tough situation that they’re in, and it’s a very tough situation that we’ve been placed in the United States ... we’ll see what happens. But it’s not really fair,'Trump said.

Editorial: Unity of spirit
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Editorial: Unity of spirit

The government must brief opposition parties and not act secretly, or even worse divisively, as it did in the case of North Macedonia.

Coordinated response to Turkey’s violations of Cyprus’ sovereignty
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Coordinated response to Turkey’s violations of Cyprus’ sovereignty

Athens and Nicosia have submitted their charges against Turkey to the EU, the UN, and Nato and Apostolakis will raise all the parameters of the issue at a 14 May EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

Russia: Equal distances from Ankara, Nicosia in East Mediterranean cauldron
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Russia: Equal distances from Ankara, Nicosia in East Mediterranean cauldron

It was announced in Nicosia that Sergey Lavrov intends to visit the island at an undetermined time, even as Moscow’s Ambassador to Athens expressed fears over the escalation of tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Editorial Ta Nea: Utmost caution
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Editorial Ta Nea: Utmost caution

The activity of the Turkish marine seismographic survey ship “Barbaros” in Cyprus' EEZ shows that Ankara will yet again use provocations to achieve its goals.

Turkish procurement of S-400’s raises pressure on Aegean, Cyprus
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Turkish procurement of S-400’s raises pressure on Aegean, Cyprus

The S-400s radars have a range of up to 570—600kms. They can detect bombers at a distance of 570kms and F-16 Fighters with a 400km range.

US Senate Act major boost for Greece-Cyprus-Israel cooperation, message to Turkey
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US Senate Act major boost for Greece-Cyprus-Israel cooperation, message to Turkey

Ankara has often tested the limits of US resolve for quite some time, as when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in February threatened that if Washington impeded Turkish operations in Syria it would receive the 'Ottoman slap'.

In strong message to Erdogan, US freezes F-35 fighter equipment to Turkey
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In strong message to Erdogan, US freezes F-35 fighter equipment to Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has refused to back down from Ankara’s planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defense system that the United States has said would compromise the security of F-35 aircraft.

Moscow recognises North Macedonia’s new constitutional name
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Moscow recognises North Macedonia’s new constitutional name

Russia and Turkey were the staunchest opponents internationally of the Greece-North Macedonia Prespa Agreement, which changed the country’s constitutional name .

Pompeo to attend Israel-Greece-Cyprus summit in Jerusalem
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Pompeo to attend Israel-Greece-Cyprus summit in Jerusalem

The State Department said that the Secretary will attend the summit to discuss basic energy and security issues faced by the Eastern Mediterranean.

Turkish ‘Blue Motherland’ exercise raises tension in Aegean, Mediterranean
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Turkish ‘Blue Motherland’ exercise raises tension in Aegean, Mediterranean

Foreign diplomats – including US Ambassador Pyatt - have expressed concerns over a military “accident” due to the large concentration of firepower, heightened tensions in the region.

Ecumenical Patriarchate responds to Moscow’s attacks, challenge to primacy
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Ecumenical Patriarchate responds to Moscow’s attacks, challenge to primacy

Metropolitan Emmanuel of France tells To Vima that Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos granted Autocephaly to Ukraine to preserve unity, debunks theory of Moscow as ‘Third Rome’.

Editorial Ta Nea: Commitments
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Editorial Ta Nea: Commitments

If the government is truly so dedicated to guarding Greece’s image it need only align itself with the overwhelming majority of democratic nations.

Mitsotakis says he will fight in EU for proper enforcement of Prespa Accord
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Mitsotakis says he will fight in EU for proper enforcement of Prespa Accord

The conservative leader said that if he is elected PM he will refuse to interpret Article 2 of the agreement as signaling that Greece must consent to Skopje’s EU admission.

Poll shows photo finish in FYROM referendum on naming accord
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Poll shows photo finish in FYROM referendum on naming accord

According to an opinion survey published by the website mkd.mk, when asked “Are you in favour of admission to Nato and the EU, by accepting the Greece-FYROM agreement?” 51.1 percent responded yes and 48.9 percent said no.

Editorial Ta Nea: Blackmail
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Editorial Ta Nea: Blackmail

Emboldened by the huge powers he has accrued, and with ever increasing contempt for democratic institutions, the Turkish president believes that he can use a foreign national as a negotiating weapon to exert pressure

Turkey’s relations with Greece, US on brink, as Ankara spins out of control
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Turkey’s relations with Greece, US on brink, as Ankara spins out of control

If Erdogan cannot restrain himself in dealing with the US, what can one expect he will he do in relations with Greece and Europe?

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Erdogan blames ‘bad neighbours’ Cyprus, Greece for Ankara’s military build-up
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Erdogan blames ‘bad neighbours’ Cyprus, Greece for Ankara’s military build-up


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US judge issues restraining order against Aegean Marine deal
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US judge issues restraining order against Aegean Marine deal

A federal judge in New York has issued a restraining order temporarily blocking Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s $367m purchase of HEC Europe from the bunkering giant’s founder and former largest shareholder.

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Συντριβή αεροπλάνου στο Κατμαντού – Πληροφορίες για 50 νεκρούς [Βίντεο]
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Συντριβή αεροπλάνου στο Κατμαντού – Πληροφορίες για 50 νεκρούς [Βίντεο]

Αεροσκάφος των αερογραμμών US-Bangla με έδρα το Μπαγκλαντές συνετρίβη κατά την προσγείωση για άγνωστους μέχρι στιγμής λόγους. Αξιωματούχοι αναφέρουν ότι έχουν ανασυρθεί 50 νεκροί από τα συντρίμμια.

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Yildirim: Greek officers’ case judicial matter, Ankara may respond to US off Cyprus
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Yildirim: Greek officers’ case judicial matter, Ankara may respond to US off Cyprus

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American Sixth Fleet in Cyprus’ EEZ, ahead of ExxonMobil drilling
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American Sixth Fleet in Cyprus’ EEZ, ahead of ExxonMobil drilling

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Pyatt summoned to Ankara as Tillerson begins talks with Turkish leaders
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Pyatt summoned to Ankara as Tillerson begins talks with Turkish leaders

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US tells Greece, Turkey to sort it out on their own after Imia incident
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US tells Greece, Turkey to sort it out on their own after Imia incident

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Leventis to US Ambassador: Give Skopje incentives to abandon name Macedonia
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Leventis to US Ambassador: Give Skopje incentives to abandon name Macedonia

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Upd: 12 Φεβρουαρίου 2018, 19:51
Edi Rama: Strategic Albania Greece partnership, Cham issue one of property rights
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Edi Rama: Strategic Albania Greece partnership, Cham issue one of property rights

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Huge Athens rally over FYROM a resounding message to government, Skopje
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Huge Athens rally over FYROM a resounding message to government, Skopje

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Lavrov says US Security Council key to Cyprus settlement
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Lavrov says US Security Council key to Cyprus settlement

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Vartholomeos subtly criticises US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Vartholomeos subtly criticises US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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Greek Supreme Court approves Vinnik extradition
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Greek Supreme Court approves Vinnik extradition

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Tsipras reads a call to US investors in awful English
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Tsipras reads a call to US investors in awful English

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Upd: 12 Δεκεμβρίου 2017, 18:49
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