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Ex FM Bakoyannis slams German FM Maas for being “mute” while Turkey threatens Greece

Former Foreign Minister and New Democracy MP Dora Bakoyannis slammed German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas for his attitude during a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu who openly threatened Greece. Maas “was either lost in translation or mute,” Bakoyannis said characteristically. Speaking at the Plenary of the …

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Anarchists throw water and coffee at Mayor of Athens

A group of some twenty people verbally attacked the Mayor of Athens, Costas Bakoyannis on Sunday afternoon and hurled coffee and water at him. Bakoyannis was attending an event at the church of Petros and Pavlos in Metaxourgeio district of the Greek capital and chatted with local residents. He left …

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Greeks disapprove Athens Metro decision to rename two stations (UPD)

The management of the Attiko Metro in Athens has decided to rename two metro stations. Line 3 station <Evaggelismos> will be renamed into <Pavlos Bakoyannis> and Line 2 station <Agios Dimitrios> into <Alekos Panagoulis>. The two metro station will no longer have a geographical specification but a reference to two …

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New Democracy MP under fire for attending Erdogan’s oath ceremony

A lawmaker from conservative New Democracy came under fire for having accepted the invitation by Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend his oath ceremony. MP Dora Bakoyannis, a former Mayor of Athens, is th eonly Greek politician to attend the ceremony on Monday, after the country’s political leadership politely turned down …

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