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Defense Minister Kammenos contradicts Trump on F-16 cost

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos contradicted Us President Donald Trump about the cost for the upgrade of F-16. He clarified that the 2.4 billion USD – as Trump claimed – are not for the upgrade of F-16 only. Η οροφή για την αναβάθμιση των F-16 από τον προϋπολογισμό είναι 1,1δις …

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Trump says US mulls potential F-16 sale to Greece worth $2.4bn

U.S President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration has informed Congress of a potential sale to upgrade the F-16 aircraft in Greece’s Air Force, a deal could be worth $2.4 billion. The U.S. State Department approved the possible sale on Monday. Trump spoke of the potential sale following …

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Sheer outrage when kindergarten organizes Body Painting on a Horse!

An weird children activity was offered by a kindergarten in Thessaloniki, North Greece. The kindergarten organized the unprecedented activity, Body Painting on a Horse! The action triggered an outrage, animal lovers lashed out at the kindergarten and accused it of “abusing the horse” , while it was sending wrong messages …

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More than half of Greeks distrust the banking system, survey finds

More than half of all Greeks distrust the banking system, according to a study published in Greek daily Kathimerini this week, focusing on capital restrictions in place since June 2015. According to the study carried out by business management consultants Alvarez & Marsal on behalf of the Bank of Greece, …

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Oil Spill: Authorities declare beaches at Palaio Faliro are pollution-free

A group of several government officials, including Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis, went to Palaio Faliro suburb of south Athens on Tuesday morning. In a festive mood, they declared that the beaches along the Palaio Faliro part of the Athens Riviera coastline were free from oil spill pollution. Several swimmers, mostly …

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Ankara lifts ban on Turkish-flagged ships sailing to Greece

A ban on Turkish-flagged passenger ships and ferries sailing to Greece from Turkey has been abolished as of today, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said during a visit to Athens last week. Speaking after his meeting with Greek Maritime Minister Panagiyotis Kouroumplis on Oct. 12, Arslan said a delegation from Greece …

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