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Nimetz: Consequences profound and dangerous if Prespes Agreement…

“If the Prespes Agreement does not come into effect the consequences will be profound and dangerous,” UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the talks between Greece and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Matthew Nimetz said in an exclusive interview with Athens news agency. In response to a question by ANA, …

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PM Tsipras explains how to finance salaries of 10K priest and 10K civil servants

The announcement that 10,000 new civil servants will be hired after 10,000 priest will be removed from the state payroll has created a lot of confusion. How will Tsipras will finance the wages for so many civil servants if the state will keep subsidizing the priests wages? In an interview …

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“No other Macedonia but ours” says FYROM’s Zaev and angers Greece

“There is no other Macedonia but ours,” Prime Minister of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Zoran Zaev said in an interview to FYROM’s state agency MIA on Friday afternoon. “The northern part of Greece is Greece, the western part of Bulgaria is Bulgaria. This is our Macedonia and there will …

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“Greece is beautiful,” praises Matthew McConaughey his vacations “in paradise”

With wife, three children, mom and father-in-law, Matthew McConaughey spent an unforgettable vacation in Greece in July. The Hollywood star was so excited about his Greek experience that he praised the country and the great hospitality foreigners enjoy in Greece during an appearance to The Tonight Show of Jimmy Fallon …

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“Dinner For Few” Provocative allegory on Greed by Nassos Vakalis (video)

“Dinner For Few” is a ten minute CG-animated film by EMMY award winning animation artist Nassos Vakalis. The short film depicts a sociopolitical allegory of our society in general and the Greek economic crisis as well as the economic crisis in the countries of the European South in particular. During …

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Pagourtzis’ father apologizes for rampage in Santa Fe, says for him “son is a victim”

Two days after the rampage in the high school of Santa Fe, the father of the 17-year-old shooter, Dimitris Pagourtzis, still cannot believe what happened. “I have a funeral here, I have no joy, I feel the pain of the others, but I also have pain… I lost my child, …

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Eurogroup chief Centeno sees “enormous potential” in Greece, does’t exclude “possible debt relief measures”

“Greece has gone through a very long period of economic adjustment and is now preparing to stand on its own feet as the program is approaching its expiration in August,” Eurogroup President Mario Centeno told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) in an interview on Tuesday, noting he sees “enormous potential” …

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“Clever investors are coming to Greece now,” says President of AHCC

“Clever investors are coming to Greece now and we have seen several examples of that” said Simos Anastasopoulos, President of the American-Greek Chamber of Commerce (AHCC). In an interview with the website of the South EU Summit, Anastasopoulos sent a message of confidence to Greece “The real bet for the …

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“I cry on every July 5th,” says Tsipras’ partner Betty Baziana

Partner of Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and mother of his two children, Peristera (Betty) Baziana gave her first ever interview to a Greek media, daily Efimerida ton Syntakton. The fact that the partner of a serving Greek prime minister gave an interview and some of her statements triggered a …

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Erdogan says he wants “borders change” and angers Greece before setting foot in Athens

Just hours before setting foot in Athens for a historical visit as the first Turkish President to come in 65 years, Recep Tayyip Erdogan angered Greece. In an interview, diplomatically unacceptable towards his host, Erdogan reiterated the steadfast Turkish claims to revise the Treaty of Lausanne and change the bilateral …

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