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President Emmanuel Macron to visit Greece in September

President Emmanuel Macron will visit Greece September 7 and 8, a source in the Elysee Palace said, as he seeks to build momentum behind a drive to deepen European integration. Macron’s aides have described a “very European” agenda after he returns from a holiday in southern France. He travels to …

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FM Kotzias tells FYROM Dimitrov, Greece will support NATO membership provided ‘Macedonia’ name dispute resolved

Greece remains insistent that the decades-old name dispute needs to be resolved before Athens backs membership of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to NATO and the European Union. “We are open to membership of FYROM to international organizations provided the name dispute is resolved,” Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said …

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Special Envoy Fuchtel strikes back, promises German investments and jobs creation

German businesses are planning important investments in Greece, such as the creation of a logistics center in Alexandroupolis and investments in tourism. These investments could create up to 50,000 new jobs, especially for younger Greeks, Germany’s Deputy Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, said on Wednesday. During a …

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Two Museums in Athens among the 41 spectacular Museums to “visit before you die”

Two Museums in Athens are on the list of 41 spectacular museums to visit before you die. It is the New Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum. On the list compiled by experts for the online edition of UK’s The Telegraph, the two museums in Athens are together with world …

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Larissa: Santa visits refugee kids in reception center

Smiles. Presents. Toys. Sweets. A nice surprise. Santa visited the refugee accommodation center in Koutsocherou, Larissa in Central Greece. And brought cheers to more than 220 children living there together with their families. The visit of Santa was upon an initiative of the local municipality. It doesn’t matter if you …

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Trump wins – A painful change for the Greek government

Trump’s victory must have shocked the Greek government. The planned 2-day visit of outgoing US President Back Obama in Athens on November 15th will take place in a new dimension as the Democrats will be replaced by the Republicans in the White House. The left-wing government had put all its …

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Game of Thrones stars Sir Davos, Arya & Cersei visit refugees on Lesvos

Three stars of the popular Game of Thrones series found their way to the island of Lesvos on Wednesday to express solidarity with the refugees. Sir Davos (Liam Cunningham), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) and Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) visited the camp Kara Tepe run by the municipality upon an invitation …

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Putin came, prayed and left: Geopolitics, investment & religion

Russian President Vladimir Putin came to Athens,  signed agreements, prayed in Mount Athos and left. On bilateral level, he signed a series of multiple agreements with the Greek side, a declaration of good will and cooperation in tourism, culture, and the usual staff. For sure, renewal of Greek-Russian relations is …

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Putin criticizes EU & EC, one day before his visit to Greece

One day before his visit to Greece, Russian President Vladimir Putin shared his thoughts about Greek-Russian relations and sharply criticized Europe and the European Commission. In an open letter sent to daily Kathimerini, Putin also expressed strong interest in Privatizations, especially in TRAINOSE and the Port of Thessaloniki. Hailing Greece …

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Energy high on the agenda, when Russian President Putin visits Greece on May 28/2016

A visit with heavy political weight. Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected in Athens on May 28th 2016. Expectations in bothe countries are high, with Russia to eye a partner in promoting its new geopolitical strategy and Greece to try to use the “Russian card” as a pressure tool in …

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Rania, Queen of Jordan, to visit refugees camp on Lesvos

Queen Rania, the wife of King Abdullah of Jordan will visit the island of Lesvos next week, following in invitation of international humanitarian organization In International Rescue Committee. The Queen has reportedly expressed the desire to visit the island that has been the gateway to Europe for hundreds of thousands …

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