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Bulgarian Defense Minister calls for use of force against migrants at the borders

The European Union should use military means to defend its external borders from migrants entering illegally, Bulgaria’s defense minister, Krasimir Karakachano, has said. Krasimir Karakachanov, whose far-right United Patriots party is a junior coalition partner in Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s government, said: “We cannot allow illegal immigrants to come to Europe …

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Greeks trust Vladimir Putin more than Donald Trump, survey finds

What if the world views negatively Russia and its President Vladimir Putin. Greeks love the Russian President. Much more than US President Donald Trump. According to a survey conducted by PEW Research Center, only in three countries surveyed do majorities express a favorable opinion of Russia: Vietnam (83%), Greece (64%) …

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Russian-Greek cosmonaut Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos to make 6h space walk

Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos will make a six-hour walk outside the ISS space station where he has been since April. NASA TV will broadcast live the cosmonaut’s trip. The broadcast is schedule to start at 17:00 (Athens time) on Thursday 17 August. 58-year-old Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos …

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Greek President reiterates call for German WWII reparations

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos renewed the demand for war reparations from Germany owed to Greece from the time when the Nazi forces had occupied the country, during the World War II. During a visit to the village Kommeno by Arta in Western Greece, Pavlopoulos reiterated the Greek demand. The country …

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Turkish FM claims there are no sea borders between Greece and Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has disputed the Treaty of Lausanne, which set out the modern borders between Greece and Turkey, saying that Ankara will not accept “de facto situations” in the Aegean Sea. Speaking before Turkey’s National Assembly, Cavusoglu said that a number of interconnected problems remain in the …

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