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Majority of FYROM population supports name change, poll reveals

The majority of population in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) supports Macedonia agreement with Greece and intends to vote Yes in the relevant referendum on September 30, a poll revealed. A new survey showed that FYROM’s population supports both the NATO and EU membership bids and the new …

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Macedonia protesters clash with police until late Saturday, one injured (videos)

One protester was injured during clashes with police outside the Greek Palriament in Athens on Saturday. Clashes started early in the afternoon and continued until in the night, during and after the no-confidence vote against the government over the Macedonia agreement. Again and again, groups of protesters tried to raid …

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Homer’s Odyssey tops BBC experts poll on “100 Stories that shaped the world”

Homer’s Odyssey has topped the BBC Culture poll on the “100 Stories that Shaped the World. The poll addressing writers and critics looked at epic poems, plays and novels from around the globe that have influenced history and changed mindsets. Top Five The Odyssey (Homer, 8th Century BC) Uncle Tom’s Cabin …

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Gods in Color : Did Ancient Greeks paint their statues in vibrant colors? (video)

Do we have a totally false perception abut the Ancient Greek World? Have we fallen victims to thousands of years of rain and decay that have washed out the vibrant colors of the statues of the antique leading us to the mistaken assumption that ancient Greek artists honored the Gods …

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Majority of Greeks reject “Macedonia” in FYROM name, as thousands flock to Thessaloniki rally

Despite the government optimism about a solution to the name dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the majority of Greeks reject compromises that include the term ‘Macedonia’, thus increasing pressure on the left-wing/nationalist coalition on political and diplomatic level. In a public opinion poll conducted by Metron Analysis …

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Kammenos calls for a Referendum on Macedonia name dispute

Leader of conservative right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) and Tsipras’ junior coalition partner Panos Kammenos calls for a referendum on Macedonia name dispute while the government is holding negotiations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). In an op-ed article publish on newspaper Kyriakatirki Dimokratia, Kammenos said “the Greek people …

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Eurogroup May 22 – Poll: Does Greece deserve Debt Relief?

Eurozone finance ministers meet today to discuss the progress made towards the second review of the Greek program and the sustainability of the Greek Debt. The government in Athens hopes for a comprehensive solution that will include measures for debt relief. Berlin vehemently rejects any relevant discussion before the current …

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Will EU and German support convince French euroskeptics to vote for Macron?

Ex banker, ex socialist and political outsider Emmanuel Macron won the first round of presidential elections in France on Sunday. French elections results have been perceived with a sign of relief in the European Union. A fine day for Europe and Greece, where creditors are expected to return to Athens …

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Poll: Should Germany leave the Eurozone? Final Results

Tired of reading about Grexit polls commissioned by German media, I decided to run a counter poll on Twitter. The poll: Should Germany leave the Eurozone? run for 24 hours. From noon February 22nd until noon February 23rd 2017. Here are the results: Poll: Should Germany leave the Eurozone? — …

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Stern: Majority of Germans would accept Grexit

What do Germans think of Grexit?  The financial situation of Greece has split the German public opinion. In a poll conducted for German weekly STERN, a narrow majority would accept Greece abandoning the eurozone. Whether the heavily indebted Greece will receive additional billion credits depends on the implementation of the …

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IMF vs EU Commission on Greece debt sustainability – Poll

The fronts remain unmovable: the International Monetary Fund and the EU lenders are stuck in their position regarding Greece debt sustainability. Big boys and girls playing with numbers, false multipliers and wrong forecasts on the back of millions of Greeks. Big boys and girls playing with the fates of millions …

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83% of Greeks want common national policy on debt relief, 43% think Obama didn’t help…

The vast majority of Greeks want that the country’s political parties join forces for a common national policy on the debt relief. At the same time, while the majority of Greeks evaluates as positive the visit of US President Barack Obama in Athens last week, they are divided when it …

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