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Unprecedented violation: Turkey’s fighter jets reach 2.5 miles off Alexandroupolis, NE Greece

An unprecedented violation of Greece’s national sovereignty by Turkish fighter jets on Friday: they reached 2.5 nautical miles off the port city of Alexandroupolis in north-eastern Greece. Angry reaction by the Greek Foreign Ministry that issued a statement condemning “the very clear escalation of Turkish provocations.” Foreign Ministry statement “We …

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US State Dept warns Turkey over violations in Cyprus EEZ

Assistant Secretary of  US State Department for European and Eurasian Affairs, Wess Mitchell,  warned Turkey over harassment of floating drills and violations in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus. This is not something that the US will allow to go unnoticed, Mitchell said during a speech at Cypriot Heritage Foundation …

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Operation of Michelin star restaurant suspended for 48h over alleged tax violations

Tax inspectors from the Independent Authority for Public Revenues imposed a 48-hour suspension in the operation of One Michelin Star ‘Varoulko,’ one of the most prominent restaurants in Greece. The high quality sea food restaurant in Mikrolimano, Piraeus, fights back saying the decision was “unjust” and announces to appeal to …

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Turkey claims “commandos have removed the Greek flag from an Aegean islet”

The official Ankara claims the Turkish Coast Guard has illegally landed on a Greek islet in the eastern Aegean Sea and took down a Greek flag. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul, Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said “There was an attempt to plant a Greek flag on an uninhabited rocky …

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EU prepares new Border Guards force that will intervene without an EU-state consent

The European Union is determined to end “national sovereignty” in order to “protect” Europe from refugees and migrants. In order to achieve this, Brussels’ bureaucrats following Brussels’ politicians’ instructions prepared an extraordinary proposal, according to which a new border & coastguard agency will be established with extended powers like to …

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FIDH: “Austerity measures constitute an unprecedented assault on human rights”

Austerity measures adopted in response to the economic crisis have adversely impacted human rights. The austerity measures traumatized the labor market and the healthcare system,  fuelled a sharp increase in unemployment,  triggered disastrous social effects, curtailed fundamental freedoms in Greece, denounce the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) and its …

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IIF: Eurogroup decision on Cyprus violates EU laws

Eurogroup’s decision on Cyprus was a failure, a top official of the Institute of International Finance told a Cypriot newspaper on Sunday. Hung Tran, the First Deputy Managing Director of the IIF, told Phileleftheros newspaper in Nicosia that the decision to impose a haircut on Cypriot bank accounts was “a …

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UN Expert: “Greek Austerity Could Violate Human Rights”

 The appeal of a Greek citizen to International Criminal Court of the Hague raised some eyebrows and triggered some ironic comments. Can the Greek political leadership be accused of ‘genocide and crimes against humanity’ due to the harsh austerity? It is certainly an issue of definition. However, here comes United …

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