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Moving story: Ex US FM James Baker III and the “Zante Girl”

A moving story from the devastating earthquake in Zakynthos in 1953: A young officer who later became US Secretary of State and the mysterious “Zante Girl. The story comes again to spotlight, after the former US Secretary of State, James Baker III, sent a letter and pictures to the now …

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Pompeo urges Turkey to refrain from provocative actions in Mediterranean

In a letter to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitaotaksi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed the full support of the Untied State for Greece and indirectly urged Turkey to refrain from provocative actions and statements. Pompeo said that the US is closely following developments in the region and stands firm …

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Greece sends letters to UN objecting Turkey-Libya agreement

Greece has lodged objections to the United Nations over the agreement between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries as a violation of international law, the Greek government spokesman said on Tuesday. “This agreement was compiled in bad faith, it violates the Law of the Sea” government spokesman Stelios Petsas …

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Turkish President Erdogan threw Trump’s Syria letter “in the bin”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly thrown US President Donald Trump “in the bin” right after he read it. He thoroughly rejected the content and launched the cross-border operation in Syria on the same day. #Turkey President's office confirms to @bbcturkce that when President #Erdogan received #Trump's letter, he …

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HRW calls on PM Mitsotakis to protect rights of refugee children

The Human Rights Watch is calling on the new Greek government to protect Children, asylum seekers, people with disabilities. In an open letter to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the HRW says that he should demonstrate that he intends to put protecting human rights high on his agenda, Human Rights Watch …

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British Museum Trustee favored Return of Parthenon Marbles in 1943

A British Museum Trustee favored the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece already 70 years ago. A two-page letter from 1943 revealed that British art historian, director of the National Gallery in London and Trustee at the British Museum, Kenneth Clark, had argued in favor of the return of …

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“There is only one minority, the Muslim minority,” Greece tells BBC

A BBC story published online on Sunday, “Greece’s Invisible Minority – the Macedonian Slavs,” contains “significant historical inaccuracies and distorts facts at the expense of Greece,” Greek Ambassador to London Dimitris Caramitsos-Tziras said in a letter to the broadcaster on Monday. The BBC claim that the Prespes Agreement may have …

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Tsipras pushes for Constitutional Revision with letter to opposition leaders

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is determined to proceed with the long-planned Constitutional changes in the country. Seeking a broader political and social consensus, he calls on opposition parties to support the ambitious plan. “The initiative to revise the Constitution is a mature demand, not only of Greek society but also …

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Kyle Hines heartwarming letter: Greece is more than a country

From a hotel room thousands miles away from Greece,  professional basketball player Kyle Terrel Hines shared his thoughts about a country, that has been devastated by the wildfires killing dozens of people. Hines wrote a heartwarming letter sharing his thought and feelings the moment he saw East Attica on fire. …

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Royal Mail: Prince Charles thanks Cretan village for hospitality and dancing! (picts)

The visit of Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on the island of Crete remains unforgettable both to the hosts as to the high guests. A month after the visit beginning of May, a letter from Clarence House arrived to the community of Archannes. Their Royal Highnesses thank the …

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Bazaar conspiracies: Turkey’s FM claims “the West put pressure on Greece” against 8 servicemen extradition

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, accused “the West” for having put pressure on Greece to not extradite the 8 Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece after the failed coup of July 2016. In an interview with state news agency Anadolu, Cavusoglu said  the Greek Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister …

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FM Kotzias receives threat letter with bullet inside. creepy threats

A bullet wrapped in a letter arrived at the Foreign Ministry, the envelope was addresses to minister, Nikos Kotzias. The letter was reportedly referring to the ongoing negotiations on the Macedonia name dispute and the latest developments. The bullet and the letter were immediately forwarded to Greek police. According to …

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UPD Threats over Macedonia name: FM Kotzias receives letter “We have three bullets for you”

Minister for Citizen Protection, Nikos Toskas, revealed that Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, received a letter threatening him and his family. “We have three bullets for you,” the anonymous sender wrote, Toskas said adding that the letter did not contain any bullets. Speaking to private ANT1 TV on Friday morning, the …

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