23° Nicosia,
20 July, 2019


Displaying results 1-30 of 318 matches for query Athens.

1. No time for mixed signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

2. US to participate in East Med energy summit

At an Economist conference in Greece it was announced that United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frances Fannon will participate in the East Med energy summit in Athens which will be held on the 29th of July along with the the Ministers of Energy from Cyprus Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Greece's Kostis Hatzidakis and Israel's Dr. Yuval Steinitz....

3. Athens back among top 10 shipping hubs

The Greek capital’s shipping cluster is back among the top 10 global metropolitan centers, the annual report by the Baltic Exchange shows, though this was not thanks to shipping activity in Athens and Piraeus, but due to the development of the Port of Piraeus after its acquisition by China’s Cosco...

4. Morning sirens trigger memories of 1974

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island on Monday morning to mark the anniversary of a military coup in 1974...

5. Which way will SYRIZA go?

It will take a couple of months before we see what kind of style SYRIZA plans to adopt in its reprised role as the country’s main opposition party. For the time being at least, it appears willing to cut some slack to the new government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

6. Christodoulides: Nicosia completely satisfied with EU measures

Speaking on state radio Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said the the government is completely satisfied with the final proposal on EU measures against Turkey. ...

7. Eurogroup rules out any talk of primary surplus target reduction for Greece

Discussion on Greece was brief at Monday’s Eurogroup, but the council of eurozone finance minsters sent a clear message to Athens that creditors are ready to cooperate with the new government while warning that the handouts announced in May by the previous administration are putting growth and fiscal targets at risk...

8. Mitsotakis sworn in as PM amid east Med tensions

Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

9. Far-right soundly defeated in Greek elections

10. Playing with fire

The emerging crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean over Turkey’s drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) raise the prospect of an open Greco-Turkish conflict to a level higher than anytime since the Imia crisis...

11. A top athlete, a rare human being, a true Greek

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a unique example of a great athlete, but also, more importantly, an exceptional person. He is the best response to racists and all those who cannot stomach diversity – whether in Greece, the United States or the world. ...

12. Winds of War

13. Rising tensions in the Aegean

14. Nicosia, Athens seek specific measures at EU summit

15. Greece pushing for united EU front on Turkey

16. “RUN ON ART” presents Art stories Art Secrets

17. Ancient Greek Drama Festival returns

18. FMs of Cyprus, Greece and Armenia meet in Nicosia

19. Undiplomatic behavior

20. After defeat, Greek PM calls for snap elections

21. Trump’s bimonthly report on Cyprus sent to Congress

22. Turkish officials in Athens for CBM talks

23. Facebook's Zuckerberg checks in from the Acropolis

24. Turkey is waiting for its next opportunity

25. New CEO for Bank of Cyprus

26. Kurd’s extradition hearing cutting it close

The decision whether or not to extradite a Kurdish man wanted by German authorities has been postponed once again, with time running out very quickly for a Larnaca judge...

27. A test for Turkey

28. An enlightened decision

29. Erdogan against the US, Europe, Israel and Egypt

30. Greek PM unveils tax, pension relief measures ahead of elections

Greece’s lefist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday unveiled additional tax and pension “relief measures,” weeks before a European Parliament election....