The leaked telephone conversation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials regarding the ongoing negotiations with Greece provoked several reactions from the Greek government as well as the IMF over the weekend.

On Saturday (2/4), th…

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Greece is at the end of a difficult road and economic recovery is well in sight, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during a meeting (30.3) with a delegation of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON), headed b…

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Reflecting on the current refugee crisis and the notion of protection and asylum throughout history, Professor Costas Douzinas, Chair of the Greek Parliament’s Committee on National Defence & Foreign Relations and Director of the Unive…

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Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Aristides Baltas appealed last week (21.3) to artists and intellectuals around the world for solidarity on the refugee issue.

In an open letter calling for solidarity and support to refugees entrapp…

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Greek state broadcaster ERT TV has responded to the influx of Middle Eastern and North African refugees by launching its own Arabic news bulletin ‘News for Refugees’ on radio and TV. The project is a joint venture by ERT and state news ag…

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The era preceding the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829) was a period of universal upheaval. The War of American Independence (1776-83), the French Revolution in 1789, Napoleon's invasion of Italy and the situation in Spain and Austo-Hungary…

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Validating progress on inintegrity and anti-corruption policies in public administration in recent years, Greece registered the greatest improvement in a new ranking of public integrity for the 28 EU Member States.

In the Index of Public Integrity (I…

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Following the new EU-Turkey deal agreed last Friday (18.3) to address the refugee and migration crisis in Europe and stem the migration flows from Turkey, Greece and the European Union began putting in place the people and the facilities needed to im…

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At their meeting on 17 March in Brussels, EU leaders discussed further steps to address the migration crisis and EU-Turkey cooperation, agreeing late on Thursday on a common position on a migration plan to be discussed with Turkey today, Friday 18. A…

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Greek Minister of State Nikos Pappas briefed the Economic and Commercial Diplomats of the Foreign Diplomatic Missions in Greece, at an event organized at the Greek Secretariat General for Media and Communication last Friday (11.3).…

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