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13 July, 2020


Displaying results 1-18 of 18 matches for query Papandreou.

1. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

2. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

3. Greece-Israel, beyond the elections

The divided Israeli society has once again failed to reach a clear decision. The results of Tuesday’s elections have cast the country back into a cycle of negotiations. Center-left Benny Gantz and conservative incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu are weighing their options, while former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is pursuing the role of potential kingmaker...

4. Tangible rewards for alliance-building

Greece's military spending has shrunk dramatically as a result of the crisis, widening the defense gap with Turkey. Successive Greek governments have spent billions on armaments over the past few decades, yet there is very little to show for it in terms of a defense industry. After an ambitious start, state-owned firms such as the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and others were gradually choked by mismanagement from political parties and unionism...

5. Recovering lost ground

The government that has just taken power in Greece is different to what we are accustomed to and close to what a big chunk of the population is eager to see. The center-right administration appears well-prepared. The comparison is not only being made with SYRIZA, which was completely unprepared when it took over at a crucial period in 2015, but also with other supposedly experienced administrations before them. That said, in politics plans can be undone by unforeseen events. ...

6. Old Greece is waiting around the corner

7. The Israeli elections and Greece

8. A Greek prime minister at the White House

9. SYRIZA has realized that Greece belongs to the West

10. Greece’s moment of truth

11. Prespes: The rally, the raw numbers, and the day after

12. Greece, Turkey and the unpredictable President Trump

13. Greece in the new East Med regional security scheme

14. The end of political totems

15. The mistakes of Greece’s creditors

A lot has been said about the mistakes made by Greece’s lenders during the bailout programs. The fact is they made many errors, including some serious ones. Meanwhile, Greek politicians were responsible for refusing to take ownership of the required reforms and failing to reach a degree of basic consensus. ...

16. Biker on a road trip dies in Paphos collision

The holiday weekend turned deadly for a 33-year-old aircraft engineer, who died on his way to enjoy an outing with friends when his motorcycle collided head on with a car on a main road east of Paphos...

17. Athens will not bow to Turkish bully-boy tactics

Greek PM says Greece will not back down from protecting its sovereign rights ...

18. A solution is the only way forward for Cyprus

The Cyprus issue is not a dice roll, but the dilemma that Cypriots once had – either we solve it or we stay as is – is no longer valid...