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Greece and US discuss a military base on Karpathos, South Aegean Sea

Greece and the United States are reportedly discussing the creation of a military base on the island of Karpathos in the South Aegean Sea, between Rhodes and Crete. Discussions are at advanced stage and if they end positive, F-22 Raptor fighter jets will be stationed there as well as Patriot …

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Red, blue and white US stars decorate the streets of Thessaloniki

Dozens of red, white and blue stars are decorating Greece’s second largest city in the North  Thessaloniki since the weekend. The stars in the colors of the stars of the flag of the United States that it the honored country in this year International Fair of Thessaloniki. “Stars related to …

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Kotzias – Pompeo talk Cyprus, Turkey, two Greek soldiers in custody

Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, met with US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo at the Department of Sate in Washington on Monday. Regional issues, especially those in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, Cyprus, Turkey were high on the agenda, while also the issue of two Greek soldiers in …

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Healthy eaters in US turn to Greece’s flavors and food in 2018

2018 is witnessing an influx of new flavors invigorate the taste buds as imaginative chefs, aspirational start-ups, and a competitive established market vies for your attention. But consumers aren’t just wary of cost, our appetites increasingly whet by originality, convenience and, importantly, a more health-conscious approach to our diets. That’s …

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Greece approves upgrade of F-16 Fleet with US, worth €1.1billion

In an extraordinary meeting, Greece’s Government Council of Defense and Foreign Affairs (KYSEA) approved the program for upgrading 85 fighter jets F-16 of the Hellenic Air Force. The program is worth 1.1 billion euros and has been approved after the US accepted the Greek proposal for payment in installments. The …

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Swiss Justice Ministry confirms legal aid requests by Greece & USA in Novartis case

Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice has confirmed it has received two requests for legal assistance from Greece and the United States linked to probes into Novartis and alleged bribes involving the Swiss drugmaker and Greek doctors and public officials. The two requests for legal assistance linked to the Novartis-Greek scandal …

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Remarks by President Trump and PM Tsipras in joint press conference

The White House published the remarks by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made during the Joint Press Conference in the Rose Garden on 17. October 2017 Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Tsipras of Greece in Joint Press Conference Rose Garden 1:46 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT …

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“Debt relief essential for Greece to return to growth” says Lagarde at meeting with Tsipras

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the International Monetary Fund and had a meeting with Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington DC. After the meeting, the Fund said Tsipras and Lagarde “are committed to working for Greece to return to growth and exit official financing next year.”  Tsipras said he is …

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Typical Greek: How do we know an angry taxi driver is Greek? VIDEO

How do we know an angry taxi driver somewhere in the world is Greek? No, not because he appeals to Jesus… Not because he looks like a Greek… Not because he is angry like a Greek. In the following video, the taxi driver has a dispute with a pedestrian. The …

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