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EU hails ratification of Prespes Agreement. Time to talk Debt Relief?

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn issued a joint statement welcoming the ratification of the Prespes Agreement by the Greek Parliament. “We warmly welcome the next crucial step in the ratification of the Prespa agreement, taken with today’s vote …

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What was the cause of death of Alexander the Great? New theory

The real cause of the death of Alexander the Great remains a mystery 2,300 years after the 32-year-old passed away in Babylon in 323 BC.  His death  divided not only historians of Ancient Greece but also modern scholars. According to one version he developed a fever, which worsened until he …

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Zaev congratulates Tsipras for ratification of Prespes Agreement

FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev congratulated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after the successful ratification of the Prespes Agreement by the Palriament Friday afternoon. Zaev sent his wishes via his private account on Twitter. Congratulations my friend @tsipras_eu, together with our peoples we reached a historical victory. Long live the …

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Greek Parliament ratifies Prespes Agreement with 153 YES

The Greek Palriament ratified the historical Prespes Agreement with 153 YES. The majority was achieved with 145 SYRIZA votes as well as with the votes of ministers Kountoura (ex ANEL) and  Papakosta (independent), two votes from To Potami (Theodorakis, Mavrotas) and the votes of  DIMAR (Theocharopoulos), Democratic Left (Lykoudis), ex …

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Sahara Dust covers the islands of Crete and Rhodes (pictures)

The sky over the islands of Crete and Rhodes in the south Aegean Sea has been covered with billions of Sahara dust particles coming from North Africa. While large parts of Greece are dealing with huge volumes of rain, Crete and Rhodes have been under attack by billions of particles …

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30% of Greek pensioners receive less than 500 euros per month

One third of Greek pensioners receives a monthly pension of no more than 500 euros. According to data from the Helios database of the Greek Labor Ministry for August and September 2018, the average monthly pension was 724.18 euros. Supplementary pension was 172.32 euros per month, while dividend paid monthly …

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Tennis “Greek Freak” Tsitsipas loses to Nadal in Australian Open

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal will play in his fifth Australian Openm final after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets. Nadal needed just one hour and 47 minutes to beat with 6-2 6-4 6-0 the Greek tennis superstar. A kiss from mum before he takes the court 🤗@StefTsitsipas #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/Y4PafKtMoU …

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