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UN Cyprus envoy to step down in order to stand in upcoming Norwegian elections

UN Cyprus envoy to step down in order to stand in upcoming Norwegian elections

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/08/2017 0
The UN Cyprus envoy will be stepping down from his position in order to run in his native Norway’s parliamentary elections. Espen Barth Eide, who was ...
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Greek summers

Greek summers

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 31/07/2017 0
Greek summers tend to be protracted, well-organised, family-centered affairs. This has bleached over to the operation of the political system. Late Ju...
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SYRIZA rejects New Democracy’s demand for investigation into ‘Grexit’ plan

SYRIZA rejects New Democracy’s demand for investigation into ‘Grexit’ plan

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/07/2017 0
The SYRIZA-led government has once again rejected New Democracy’s (ND) call for a parliamentary investigation into allegations that the government had...
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Tsipras calls for further growth as Greece returns to the markets

Tsipras calls for further growth as Greece returns to the markets

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/07/2017 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras emphasised the importance of continuing the apparent upturn in fortunes as Greece returned to the financial market...
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EU announces emergency refugee crisis support for Greece

EU announces emergency refugee crisis support for Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/07/2017 0
The European Union will be providing Greece with a support package amounting to some €209m to help the country deal with the ongoing refugee crisis. T...
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Latest figures show migrants and refugees awaiting asylum or deportation in Greece stands at over 62,000

Latest figures show migrants and refugees awaiting asylum or deportation in Greece stands at over 62,000

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/07/2017 0
Data released by the Greek Defence Ministry’s coordinating body show that the number of refugees and migrants looking to be granted asylum or be depor...
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UN envoy admits Cyprus talks will not resume in the near future

UN envoy admits Cyprus talks will not resume in the near future

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/07/2017 0
The United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, has admitted that talks to resolve the Cyprus Issue are unlikely to resume any time so...
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Greece seeks a return to the bond market

Greece seeks a return to the bond market

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/07/2017 0
Greece has made its first attempt in three years to return to the bond markets by inviting holders of its outstanding 4.75% bonds, which mature in 201...
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A peculiar brawl between the IMF and the ECB

A peculiar brawl between the IMF and the ECB

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/07/2017 0
Last week, amid rumours that Greece intended to “get back to the global capital markets” to test its own ability to finance itself as the (third) Adju...
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Long shadows over Cyprus

Long shadows over Cyprus

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/07/2017 0
Some 43 years ago, the “Cyprus issue” started bedeviling international relations: the invasion of Turkish troops to the East Mediterranean island (aft...
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New satellite terminal in the works for Athens International Airport as traffic continues to rise

New satellite terminal in the works for Athens International Airport as traffic continues to rise

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/07/2017 0
Athens International Airport (AIA), ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’, aims to have a satellite terminal in operation by the end of the year in a bid to handle ...
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Greece's exit from the EU's excessive deficit procedure paves way for possible return to bond markets

Greece's exit from the EU's excessive deficit procedure paves way for possible return to bond markets

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/07/2017 0
The European Commision has approved Greece’s exit from the excessive deficit procedure. This is due to government debt dropping below the EU threshold...
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Greek PM sends letter to IMF

Greek PM sends letter to IMF

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/07/2017 0
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has written to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with a series of commitments from his SYRIZA-led government in an a...
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Samsung acquires Greek technology firm Innoetics

Samsung acquires Greek technology firm Innoetics

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/07/2017 0
South Korean giant Samsung is acquiring the Greek technology firm Innoetics. The Greek company made the announcement yesterday While no figures were r...
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After the collapse of talks over Cyprus, what?

After the collapse of talks over Cyprus, what?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/07/2017 0
Despite repeated efforts on part of the UN – with the new Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres taking personally the lead – and increased pressure of (a...
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