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Geece and Turkey to attend Libya Conference in Paris

Greece and Turkey will both attend the Paris International Conference on Libya set for Friday, with Turkey announcing its participation on Thursday afternoon. This is the first summit on Libya which Greece has been invited to attend, something which government sources indicate is a strong sign that Greece is valued …

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Maria Sakkari knocks out Kenin to reach maiden major quarter-final in French Open

Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari knocked out American fourth seed Sofia Kenin, the highest remaining women’s seed, from the French Open on Monday with a 6-1 6-3 thrashing to reach her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final.​ It is the first Greek female tennis player to reach this position in Roland Garros …

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A few rounds of Zeibekiko by Thanasis Antetokounmpo in Paris (video)

Milwaukee Bucks player Thanasis Antetokounmpo used a rare opportunity to show off his dancing skills while in Paris. He met with French street performer Salif Gueye, a 22-year-old dancer performer who owes his fame solely to exposure on the internet. The two shared a precious moment. Thanasis asked Salif some …

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Macron: “France supports Greece & Cyprus, condemns Turkey’s challenges”

“France supports Greece and Cyprus in terms of respect for their sovereign rights, condemning Turkey’s challenge of these,” President Emmannuel Macron said during a joint press conference with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Elysee Palace in Paris on Wednesday. “We repeated our concerns and condemned unequivocally the Turkey-Libya agreement,” …

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President Macron welcomes Prime Minister Mitsotakis in Paris

“I know you became prime minister only a few weeks ago, but that the relationship of our countries is very important to you,” French President Emmanuel Macron said in statements welcoming Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to the Elysee Palace in Paris on Thursday. “When Greece was in crisis, France’s …

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President Trump announces US will withdraw from Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Suddenly planet Earth got a little warmer. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement Paris Accord to fight climate change, spurning pleas from U.S. allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge. “We’re getting …

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Chanel & Karl Lagerfeld bring Greece to Paris after Greeks deny show at ancient sites

Karl Lagerfeld may have hoped for blazing sunshine, blue skies and Aegean blue sea in the background. His Chanel Cruise Show 2017/2018 The Modernity of the Antique was inspired by Greece, anyway. However, Greece’s powerful Central archaeological Council rebuffed the request of House of Chanel to run the show at …

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From Kohl’s Two-Speed to Merkel’s Multi-Speed Europe

A few Europeans leaders have called for a “multi-speed Europe” at a mini-summit at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. present at the summit were host Francois Hollande, the French president, Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor,  Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. The four came together …

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Mustery solved: Greece to hire Rotchild as debt adviser

As concerns over Greece and its debt mount, Athens has reportedly decided to call in Rothschild, one of the oldest financial firms in the world, to navigate the country’s long-running creditor stand-off and avert default. According to the Financial Times, Greek authorities hope to finalize the appointment before crunch debt …

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Varoufakis adamant in Paris; French FinMin Sapin did not freak out (lol)

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis met his French counterpart Michel Sapin in Paris. After the bilateral talks, the two men held a joint press conference. The Greek was adamant in his positions: he said that:  a new debt deal was needed within months and reiterated that he would not negotiate …

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President Hollande invites PM Tsipras in Paris in early February

French President Francois Hollande invited new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Paris. Hollande’s invitation has already be sent to Tsipras, the meeting is to take place before the next Council of Europe, scheduled for February 12th.  “France is ready to discuss solutions to Greek debt,” French officials said, althoughHollande …

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Troika, Greece meeting in Paris had also a Snap-Polls Dragon

Like in all good old fairy tales, the meeting of Troika and Greece’s representatives in Paris had a dragon. A dragon spitting fire and generously distributing slaps in the face of the team sent by Samaras-Venizelos coalition government to negotiate with the country’s lenders the bailout exit. Aim of the …

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Greek PM hails the end of summer with optimism over economic recovery

The month started with an ascertainment: That the “unemployment is a treacherous and tough opponent of the society, undermining the dreams of the youth” – so said Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Monday September 1st, stressing that in order to tackle unemployment “we need to take action now that we enter …

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Winged Victory, the Nike of Samothrace, restoration project underway at the Louvre

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, “the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture” is soon to be restored. The Louvre Museum announced that a fund raising campaign has so far garnered 500,000 euro, that is the half of the needed amount to materialize the ambitious project. …

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