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International Day of Democracy

Athens Forum 2014: Democracy under pressure

Athens Forum
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The birth of the Aegean

Kathimerini
The Aegean Sea has a tumultuous history. Long before it became the subject of disputed claims and diplomatic tensions, it was rock
2 hours ago
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Mobile units on Samos and Lesvos proving useful for migrants

Kathimerini
Two mobile units that provide irregular migrants arriving on Samos and Lesvos with basic assistance have helped more than 4,900 pe
2 hours ago
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German Minister of State for Europe to visit Cyprus

Cyprus Mail
The Cyprus problem, the consequences of the economic crisis and the enhancement of the cooperation between Cyprus and Germany will
4 hours ago
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MUSIC: Mozart’s mesmerizing opera “Cosi Fan Tutte” at Pafos Aphrodite Festival

Financial Mirror
6 hours ago
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Finland hopes for a swift resolution of Cyprus division

Famagusta Gazette
FINNISH President Sauli Niinistö, receiving the credentials of Cyprus` new Ambassador to the country Evangelos Savva, expressed h
7 hours ago
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Samaras and Venizelos arrange Monday midday meeting

To Vima
The Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Government Vice President Evangelos Venizelos have arranged to meet at 1:45 on Monday, in o
8 hours ago
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Greece wins women’s U19 Europeans in water polo

Kathimerini
Greece won the women’s European Under-19 Championship in Italy beating the host in Sunday’s final, for what was the country’
9 hours ago
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Reorganization of public sector to save 11 mln euros

Kathimerini
Taxpayers will save almost 11 million euros a year as a result of a reorganization of Greece’s public administration, which is d
12 hours ago
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Our Non-Ally in Ankara

The Wall Street Journal
Was it only a week ago that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel listed a “core coalition” of 10 countries willing to join
14 hours ago
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Civil servants’ unions call 24-hour warning strike for next Friday

Famagusta Gazette
Civil servants` trade unions have decided to stage a 24-hour warning strike next Friday, 19 September, to protest the recent state
15 hours ago
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Anti-IS Coalition Grows, But Turkey Takes Back Seat

Defense News
US officials have shored up support from more than a dozen countries to confront Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. But d
15 hours ago
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Greece will not need third bailout, PM Samaras tells paper

Reuters
Greece is beating its fiscal targets and will not need a third bailout from its international creditors, Prime Minister Antonis Sa
19 hours ago
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US real estate companies flock to Greece

Kathimerini
The entry of new foreign investors flirting with Greek real estate looks set to be strengthened by the possible opening of another
21 hours ago
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Turkey Seeks Behind-Scene Role in NATO Coalition

abc News
Turkey is the big Muslim power that sits atop raging conflicts in Iraq and Syria, so it might be expected to take a leading role i
23 hours ago
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US to take thousands of refugees now in Turkey

Today's Zaman (Turkish Press)
The US has launched a resettlement program that will admit thousands of refugees currently in Turkey into the US as of next year.
23 hours ago
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Save our Seashores

Cyprus Mail
Seashores are one of the clearest manifestations of what is generally considered to constitute “the commons” – a place where
1 day ago
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Islamic State Smuggles Oil Into Turkey—With Hostages as Insurance

Business Week
Civil servants stage a protest outside the Foreign Ministry in Ankara, Turkey, on July 17, demanding the release of 49 officials s
1 day ago
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New Internet law is ‘more than problematic,’ foreign diplomat says

Hurriyet Daily News (Turkish Press)
Recent legal changes allowing Turkey’s telecommunication authority to monitor web users and the sites they visit without a court
1 day ago
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Austerity Is For Sissies: What To Expect From Europe’s New Leaders

Forbes
Was it several consecutive quarters of flat or declining growth in countries such as Italy and France? Germany’s acquiescence in
1 day ago
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EU funds of 32 mln allocated to Cyprus for refugee relief until 2020

Famagusta Gazette
EU funds worth 3.1 bln euros will be allocated to member states during the period 2014-2020, aiming for the relief of refugees and
1 day ago
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Cyprus: The Original Russia-Crimea Debacle

Diplomatic Courier
This past February, Russian armed forces invaded and later annexed the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine. This bold move shocked the wo
1 day ago
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Temple of Serapis in Ephesus undergoes restoration

Hurriyet Daily News (Turkish Press)
The temple of Serapis, built in the 2nd century AD as a devotion to the Egyptian god Serapis, is said to be the best preserved and
2 days ago
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Tsipras pledges major debt haircut and hikes in wages and pensions

Kathimerini
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras pledged on Saturday that his party would pursue a major public debt writeoff, abolish the single prop
2 days ago
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Is This Alexander the Great’s Tomb?

The Daily Beast
One of biggest mysteries of modern archaeology might be solved in the coming days—and all eyes are on a huge circular structure
2 days ago
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The Middle East’s Friendless Christians

The New York Times
WHEN the long, grim history of Christianity’s disappearance from the Middle East is written, Ted Cruz’s performance last week
2 days ago
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49 reasons why Turkey doesn’t want to fight the Islamic State

The Washington Post
On Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Ankara, Turkey, to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and discuss possib
2 days ago
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NATO: Russia still has 1,000 troops in Ukraine, 20,000 more along border

CNN
Russia still has about 1,000 troops inside eastern Ukraine, a NATO military officer said Thursday, a week after Ukraine’s go
2 days ago
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Beyond Air Strikes

Foreign Affairs
The Obama Administration’s Plans for an Iraqi National Guard
2 days ago
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Gökçeada Greek high school will not open in 2014, after 50-year closure

Hurriyet Daily News (Turkish Press)
Gökçeada’s Greek High School was unable to open this year, after the Education Ministry did not grant permission on the ground
2 days ago
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Ukraine crisis: US strengthens sanctions on Russia

BBC
The US government has imposed new sanctions on major Russian banks, defence and energy companies.
2 days ago
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Saturday, September 13, 2014 Search English Ελληνικά The inequalities indermining the world’s balance

To Vima
2 days ago
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Putin says considering retaliation against ‘strange’ Western sanctions

Reuters
2 days ago
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Efforts continuing to address consequences from Russian embargo

Famagusta Gazette
The Ministry of Agriculture is continuing efforts in the direction of the EU and third countries to achieve the greatest possible
2 days ago
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Archaeologists making their way into third and final vault of Amphipolis tomb

Kathimerini
Excavations at an ancient tomb discovered in August in Amphipolis, northern Greece, on Friday stirred more speculation into who ma
2 days ago
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Truce Is Strengthening, Ukraine President Says

The New York Times
KIEV, Ukraine — A week into a cease-fire between pro-Russia separatists and government forces in the east of Ukraine, President
2 days ago
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Athens provides political support for ISIS fight

Kathimerini
Greece said Friday that it is willing to provide non-military backing to the group of countries that is willing to take on the Isl
2 days ago
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Bi-communal group from Cyprus arrives in Istanbul aboard the Peace Boat

Famagusta Gazette
A delegation of the Peace Initiative «Year of Cyprus 2014» and a bi-communal group of young Cypriots participated in the voyage
3 days ago
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Filming The Road to Sparta

EnetEnglish
The past and present of an ancient race dating back to 490BC is the subject of a new short film whose makers are seeking €15,000
3 days ago
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Eurogroup chief says troika all-clear must precede next decisions about Greek economy

Kathimerini
3 days ago
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Greek Statues Uncovered to Reveal Caryatids’ Ancient Robes

NBC News
Archaeologists have uncovered the expertly crafted robes of two female stone statues standing guard at the entrance of a huge Mace
3 days ago
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Kerry opposes Iran role in anti-Islamic State coalition

Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was “not appropriate” for Iran to join talks on confronting Islam
3 days ago
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Eurozone finance ministers press Cyprus on foreclosure law

Reuters
Euro zone finance ministers urged Cyprus on Friday to tighten up new legislation on private-sector debt restructuring, a key to me
3 days ago
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Friction over property tax exposes cracks in Greek coalition’s strategy

MacroPolis
Although the government passed its latest amendments to the troubled single property tax (ENFIA) on Thursday, the atmosphere surro
3 days ago
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Exclusive: ISIS Starts Recruiting in Istanbul’s Vulnerable Suburbs

Newsweek
When Deniz Sahin’s ex-husband phoned out of the blue to say he wanted to see their two young children, the call came as a welcom
3 days ago
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How the Ancient Greek Strangford Apollo helped form our idea of beauty

The Australian
THE Greeks were the first to conceive of the body as beautiful — something we tend to take for granted, having inher­ited the i
3 days ago
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US called to press Turkey to stop funding Hamas at Congress hearing

Today's Zaman (Turkish Press)
Foreign policy experts at a congressional hearing called on the United States administration to pressure Turkey, Qatar and Iran to
3 days ago
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Congress Goes After ‘Frenemies’ Turkey, Qatar

US News
Lawmakers are threatening sanctions against US allies that support Hamas.
3 days ago
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Arabs back anti-ISIL statement as Turkey abstains

Hurriyet Daily News (Turkish Press)
Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Sept. 11 to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Le
3 days ago
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Dip in suicides this year suggests trend has ‘peaked’

Kathimerini
The number of suicides recorded in Greece in the first eight months of this year was marginally down from the same period last yea
3 days ago
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Court bans stores from opening Sunday until year end

Kathimerini
The country’s highest administrative court on Thursday ordered a temporary ban on a controversial law allowing stores to open on
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