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PM Tsipras determined to solve name dispute with FYROM, but partner Kammenos has reservations

As efforts intensify to resolve the decades-long name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Tsipras coalition partner and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, dampened expectations. He said that he would never back a solution including the word “Macedonia” thus revealing cracks in the coalition government. The …

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Greek PM names Stavros Dimas as Presidential candidate; “political suicide” for Samaras?

In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday noon, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras named former EU Commissioner Stavros Dimas as the Presidential candidate. the announcement was made about an hour after Dimas had a meeting with Samaras in the Prime Minister’s office. Stavros Dimas, 73, is a center-right politician …

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Putin and Puppy: He looks like a Boris to me…

While you are sititng around bored… you can help Russia’s Prime Minister!  Vladimir Putin needs a name for the puppy given to him by his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov. The fluffy puppy is a Karakachan breed male dog, 10 weeks old. He lives in the prime ministerial residence near Moscow. He …

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