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DW
Greece launches controversial auction for TV licenses |The Greek government launched an auction Tuesday for four private national tele
Greece launches controversial auction for TV licenses |
DW / Posted an hour ago
The Greek government launched an auction Tuesday for four private national television licenses, reducing the number from seven after a heated public debate on corruption in the cash-strapped southern European nation. Eight bidders were billed to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece launches auction for TV licenses, defies media protestsunfortunate example of the government using extraordinary measures to take more
Greece launches auction for TV licenses, defies media protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
unfortunate example of the government using extraordinary measures to take more control of the country’s media." The Greek government has brushed off the criticism. It says current TV stations are operating illegally because their licenses... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Greek 'Thought Police' Prosecute Bishop For (Accurately) Calling 'Refugees', "Illegal Migrants"to discuss the migrant crisis and never express any dissatisfaction him? What,
Greek 'Thought Police' Prosecute Bishop For (Accurately) Calling 'Refugees', "Illegal Migrants"
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 hours ago
to discuss the migrant crisis and never express any dissatisfaction him? What, then, did Bishop Markos do to infuriate the Greek government to such an extent that they turned on him? Bishop Markos spoke the truth. He said that the people arriving... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. to resettle 10,000th from Syria, envoy saystopping 2,300 in the first three weeks of August. This is straining resources o
U.S. to resettle 10,000th from Syria, envoy says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
topping 2,300 in the first three weeks of August. This is straining resources on the eastern Aegean Sea islands, and the Greek government has promised to build more housing on the mainland. European nations continue to disagree about whether,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
UN chief urges nations to let in more Syrian refugeesflow of migrants to the Greek islands, meanwhile, seems to be on the rise again
UN chief urges nations to let in more Syrian refugees
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
flow of migrants to the Greek islands, meanwhile, seems to be on the rise again as weather warms. Figures released by the Greek government showed 766 people reached the islands of Lesbos, Samos, Chios and Kos in the 24 hours until Wednesday... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Yates wins stage six, Atapuma retains Vuelta red jerseyGreek government left red-faced after Korakaki error ATHENS The Greek governme
Yates wins stage six, Atapuma retains Vuelta red jersey
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 days ago
Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki error ATHENS The Greek government was left embarrassed on Thursday after a special ceremony to honor the country’s Olympic team went ahead without Anna Korakaki, one of their three gold medalists in... Read more
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express
WHEN WILL IT STOP? Brussels demands even MORE aid from EU members to help stricken Greeceof the agreement all migrants arriving in Greece are immediately sent back to T
WHEN WILL IT STOP? Brussels demands even MORE aid from EU members to help stricken Greece
express / Posted 5 days ago
of the agreement all migrants arriving in Greece are immediately sent back to Turkey unless they immediately claim asylum. Greek government figures show that in February there were 1,467 asylum application in Greece, but that jumped to 4,013 in... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki errorJaneiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Anna Korakaki (GRE) of Greece poses with her gold
Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki error
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 days ago
Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Anna Korakaki (GRE) of Greece poses with her gold medal. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido ATHENS The Greek government was left embarrassed on Thursday after a special ceremony to honor the country’s Olympic team went ahead... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki errorATHENS: The Greek government was left embarrassed on Thursday after a special c
Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki error
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
ATHENS: The Greek government was left embarrassed on Thursday after a special ceremony to honour the country’s Olympic team went ahead without Anna Korakaki, one of their three gold medallists in Rio. Shooter Korakaki, 19, won two of Greece’s six... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU violating Greek constitution in statistics row - Greek ministerbut the European institutional (laws) as well," Papangelopoulos said. "(EU off
EU violating Greek constitution in statistics row - Greek minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
but the European institutional (laws) as well," Papangelopoulos said. "(EU officials) effectively are asking the Greek government to intervene in the independent Greek justice system in favour of Mr. Georgiou, who is being probed for... Read more
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express
EUROZONE IN CRISIS: Shock new claims Greece RIGGED debt figures ahead of huge bailoutsaid the row could affect Greece's rescue programme, which saved the country fr
EUROZONE IN CRISIS: Shock new claims Greece RIGGED debt figures ahead of huge bailout
express / Posted 5 days ago
said the row could affect Greece's rescue programme, which saved the country from bankruptcy last summer. In response the Greek government said it was "surprised" euro officials were urging the state to wade into the official investigation. The... Read more
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Eu Business
EU defends Greek deficit statistics — EUbusiness.comreliable. For the Commission as well as for Eurostat, the EU's statistics agen
EU defends Greek deficit statistics — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 5 days ago
reliable. For the Commission as well as for Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, it was "absolutely clear" that data on Greek government debt during the period 2010-2015 have been fully reliable and accurately reported to Eurostat, "unlike the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia might create own tax havens for local firmsdebt crisis, Mr Brodjonegoro indicated. He said there was a lot to learn from
Indonesia might create own tax havens for local firms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
debt crisis, Mr Brodjonegoro indicated. He said there was a lot to learn from Europe's experience, particularly the Greek government debt crisis in the aftermath of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, and more recently, from the recent British... Read more
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Quartz
Qatar’s oil boom created the world’s most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demisegossip, the man saw the statue at a pre-launch event and demanded its immediate
Qatar’s oil boom created the world’s most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise
Quartz / Posted 6 days ago
gossip, the man saw the statue at a pre-launch event and demanded its immediate removal. This did not go over well with the Greek government ministers who had facilitated the loan—and who were also in attendance. Later that same year, a statue of... Read more
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Reuters
EU warns Greece statistics row 'dangerous' for bailoutagency rigged data to help foreign creditors and warned that the row posed risk
EU warns Greece statistics row 'dangerous' for bailout
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
agency rigged data to help foreign creditors and warned that the row posed risks to Athens' current bailout programme. The Greek government quickly replied that it was "surprised" at the call from the European Commission for it to take a stance on... Read more
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FOX News
EU backs former Greek statistics chief facing trialallegedly misreporting deficit figures. Marianne Thyssen, the EU labor commiss
EU backs former Greek statistics chief facing trial
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
allegedly misreporting deficit figures. Marianne Thyssen, the EU labor commissioner, said Wednesday she had written to the Greek government asking it to uphold the independence of the country's statistical agency. Former director Andreas Georgiou,... Read more
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WA Today
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor LoewensohnBleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges i
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor Loewensohn
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Bleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges in California, and allegedly helping the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations. The latter may explain a lot about Greece's current... Read more
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The Age
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor LoewensohnBleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges i
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor Loewensohn
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Bleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges in California, and allegedly helping the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations. The latter may explain a lot about Greece's current... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor LoewensohnBleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges i
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor Loewensohn
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Bleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges in California, and allegedly helping the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations. The latter may explain a lot about Greece's current... Read more
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Canberra Times
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor LoewensohnBleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges i
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor Loewensohn
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Bleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges in California, and allegedly helping the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations. The latter may explain a lot about Greece's current... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor LoewensohnBleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges i
Its a Noni B+ for Babcock & Brown boys Phil Green and Trevor Loewensohn
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Bleyer, whose corporate track record includes beating drug possession charges in California, and allegedly helping the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations. The latter may explain a lot about Greece's current... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bibi the Strategistby Ankara. Other measures also had an effect. Some of the vessels were damaged
Bibi the Strategist
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 days ago
by Ankara. Other measures also had an effect. Some of the vessels were damaged in port (Israel denied involvement). The Greek government, in whose ports most of the ships were docked, forbade the ships from leaving. Some boats tested the ban and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directorscases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in C
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directors
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
cases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in California, and has made claims he helped the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations, and ran a bank in Azerbaijan that collapsed in 2012. Banned and fined:... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directorscases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in C
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directors
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
cases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in California, and has made claims he helped the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations, and ran a bank in Azerbaijan that collapsed in 2012. Banned and fined:... Read more
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The Age
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directorscases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in C
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directors
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
cases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in California, and has made claims he helped the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations, and ran a bank in Azerbaijan that collapsed in 2012. Banned and fined:... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directorscases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in C
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directors
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
cases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in California, and has made claims he helped the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations, and ran a bank in Azerbaijan that collapsed in 2012. Banned and fined:... Read more
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WA Today
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directorscases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in C
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Deal with Roland Bleyer costs Padbury directors
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
cases and some criminal actions, including beating drug possession charges in California, and has made claims he helped the Greek government in its debt crisis negotiations, and ran a bank in Azerbaijan that collapsed in 2012. Banned and fined:... Read more
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SportsFan
Euro newcomers Sassuolo sink Red Starbeat Brondby by the same score and Olympiakos Piraeus triumphed 1-0 at Portugal
Euro newcomers Sassuolo sink Red Star
SportsFan / Posted 11 days ago
beat Brondby by the same score and Olympiakos Piraeus triumphed 1-0 at Portugal's Arouca. Earlier on Thursday, the Greek government called off the start of the new domestic season due to a row between the federation and the Super League... Read more
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Super Sport
Sassuolo sink Red Star, Advocaat's flying startbeat Brondby by the same score and Olympiakos Piraeus triumphed 1-0 at Portugal
Sassuolo sink Red Star, Advocaat's flying start
Super Sport / Posted 11 days ago
beat Brondby by the same score and Olympiakos Piraeus triumphed 1-0 at Portugal's Arouca. Earlier on Thursday, the Greek government called off the start of the new domestic season due to a row between the federation and the Super League... Read more
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express
Tspiras DANCES on holiday as crisis-hit Greece escalates threat against Merkel's Germanydamages from Berlin – far more than the country’s debt of £207 billion to the E
Tspiras DANCES on holiday as crisis-hit Greece escalates threat against Merkel's Germany
express / Posted 12 days ago
damages from Berlin – far more than the country’s debt of £207 billion to the European Union. However, critics argue the Greek government has revived the subject to distract attention away from the country's upcoming difficult bailout... Read more
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express
Greece ‘could take legal action’ against Germany to recover £230bn WW2 reparationsdue to be voted on in the Greek parliament at the beginning of September. Alth
Greece ‘could take legal action’ against Germany to recover £230bn WW2 reparations
express / Posted 15 days ago
due to be voted on in the Greek parliament at the beginning of September. Although such a vote would not be binding on the Greek government, it is thought the report will require an official response from ministers. Mr Tsipras has previously... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Children being ‘sexually assaulted’ at Greek refugee campsthat some camps are so unsafe that children are afraid to go out at night. In
Children being ‘sexually assaulted’ at Greek refugee camps
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
that some camps are so unsafe that children are afraid to go out at night. In the Softex camp, a facility run by the Greek government in a former toilet roll factory on the fringes of Thessaloniki, women were reported to be fearful of using... Read more
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Fortune
Here Are the 7 Biggest Financial Disasters in Modern Olympic HistoryOlympics may not have triggered Greece’s financial meltdown, but hosting the At
Here Are the 7 Biggest Financial Disasters in Modern Olympic History
Fortune / Posted 20 days ago
Olympics may not have triggered Greece’s financial meltdown, but hosting the Athens Games surely couldn’t have helped. The Greek government overran their budget by 97%—spending almost $11 billion on the events. For starters, the country dawdled for... Read more
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express
Greek PM tells Germany: We cancelled your debt after WW2 so cancel ours nowhas a “duty” to pursue reparations, with Greece having previously demanded bill
Greek PM tells Germany: We cancelled your debt after WW2 so cancel ours now
express / Posted 21 days ago
has a “duty” to pursue reparations, with Greece having previously demanded billions of euros from Berlin. Last year, the Greek government also threatened to seize German property as compensation for an atrocity during the Nazi’s occupation of... Read more
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express
Brexit ‘forces EU rethink’ France, Italy & Greece form anti-austerity AXIS against Germanyof the seven states discuss the forming of a potential new alliance, in a bid t
Brexit ‘forces EU rethink’ France, Italy & Greece form anti-austerity AXIS against Germany
express / Posted 22 days ago
of the seven states discuss the forming of a potential new alliance, in a bid to take on the wealthier northern nations. A Greek Government source said: "We are seeking dialogue with states that are facing similar problems to Greece. "The aim is... Read more
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Market Watch
PCP Capital seeks to invest $2 bln in Greek loansalso look at acquiring Greek businesses. How private equity groups fare will b
PCP Capital seeks to invest $2 bln in Greek loans
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
also look at acquiring Greek businesses. How private equity groups fare will be a key test of the structural reforms the Greek government has put in place. Greek banks have dragged their feet selling loans to private equity groups at steep... Read more
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The Age
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show whyenough to ask the Athenians I came across the obvious question: was it worth it
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show why
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
enough to ask the Athenians I came across the obvious question: was it worth it? Looking back, was it a wise move for the Greek government to spend a reputed $US15 billion on an event that lasted two weeks? The common answer, I am sorry to say,... Read more
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CNET
Scenes from Greece's refugee crisis: Tales of techsit in a tent built from canvas that's been slung over a tree branch and some m
Scenes from Greece's refugee crisis: Tales of tech
CNET / Posted 24 days ago
sit in a tent built from canvas that's been slung over a tree branch and some metal beams. They came to Diavata after the Greek government shut down the camp at Idomeni in May. One is eating lunch, a sandwich from a ration box, while another uses... Read more
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The Atlantic
What If the Olympics Stayed Put?peninsula, where ancient Olympia once stood. The location, like the Vatican, wo
What If the Olympics Stayed Put?
The Atlantic / Posted 24 days ago
peninsula, where ancient Olympia once stood. The location, like the Vatican, would be granted neutral status, the Greek government would provide territory and infrastructure, and the IOC and its member states would fund construction. New... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show whyenough to ask the Athenians I came across the obvious question: was it worth it
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show why
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
enough to ask the Athenians I came across the obvious question: was it worth it? Looking back, was it a wise move for the Greek government to spend a reputed $US15 billion on an event that lasted two weeks? The common answer, I am sorry to say,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show whyenough to ask the Athenians I came across the obvious question: was it worth it
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show why
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
enough to ask the Athenians I came across the obvious question: was it worth it? Looking back, was it a wise move for the Greek government to spend a reputed $US15 billion on an event that lasted two weeks? The common answer, I am sorry to say,... Read more
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The Hill
Is Japan's fiscal stimulus really something other countries should follow?to encourage fiscal recklessness. Tempted by the sharp decline in borrowing rat
Is Japan's fiscal stimulus really something other countries should follow?
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
to encourage fiscal recklessness. Tempted by the sharp decline in borrowing rates that followed its euro membership, the Greek government went on a massive spending spree. Yet even as its fiscal space was totally exhausted, on the very eve of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still onATHENS, Greece -- A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
ATHENS, Greece -- A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no sign yet that a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stop migrants going to Europe has faltered since the attempted military coup in the country. Daily arrivals... Read more
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DW
EU-Turkey refugee deal hinges on Greece |for resettlement is very slow. The mayor of Kos, capital of the island of the
EU-Turkey refugee deal hinges on Greece |
DW / Posted 26 days ago
for resettlement is very slow. The mayor of Kos, capital of the island of the same name, warned in a letter to the Greek government of the consequences of a further wave of refugees. "It would be a disaster for our efforts to limit losses... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still holding after coup attemptATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still holding after coup attempt
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no sign yet that a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stop migrants coming to Europe has faltered since the attempted military coup in the country. Daily... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still holding after coup attemptATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still holding after coup attempt
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no sign yet that a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stop migrants coming to Europe has faltered since the attempted military coup in the country. Daily... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still holding after coup attemptATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was
Greece: EU-Turkey deal still holding after coup attempt
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no sign yet that a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stop migrants coming to Europe has faltered since the attempted military coup in the country. Daily... Read more
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Salon.com
Greece: EU-Turkey still holding after coup attemptATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was
Greece: EU-Turkey still holding after coup attempt
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no sign yet that a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stop migrants coming to Europe has faltered since the attempted military coup in the country. Daily... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Greece: EU-Turkey still holding after coup attemptATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was
Greece: EU-Turkey still holding after coup attempt
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A Greek government official said Wednesday that there was no sign yet that a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stop migrants coming to Europe has faltered since the attempted military coup in the country. Daily... Read more
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CNET
Life, Disrupted: Tech and the refugee crisis videothat's now turned into, what we understand, an official unofficial place for re
Life, Disrupted: Tech and the refugee crisis video
CNET / Posted 27 days ago
that's now turned into, what we understand, an official unofficial place for refugees. This one is controlled by the Greek government, but it was Very strange, very surreal there's arrival and departure signs and there's baggage claim. Their... Read more
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