Tag: European Parliament

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250 Kurdish graves destroyed in eastern Anatolia

Two hundred and fifty graveyards were destroyed in Lice’s Yolçatı village in the southeastern Diyarbakır province (southeastern Turkey), according to Arti Gerçek. The Lawyers Association for Freedom (ÖHD) Diyarbakır Branch manager Av. Baver…

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European Union proposes to extend travel ban to June 15

The European Commission has made an official request to the European Parliament and European Council to extend the travel ban for another month, to June 15, 2020. The temporary travel restriction applies to…

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Greece bids farewell to WWII resistance hero, Manolis Glezos

The funeral of Manolis Glezos, Greek left-wing politician best known for his participation in the World War II resistance, was held on Wednesday with only immediate family in attendance. Glezos passed away…

Manolis Glezos

Greek resistance hero Manolis Glezos, passes away aged 97

Manolis Glezos, Greek left-wing politician best known for his participation in the World War II resistance, passed away on Monday morning aged 97. ERT has reported that the wartime icon, who had…

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#Greece taken over by Turkish flags on Instagram

Instead of #Greece featuring glamorous photographs of Greece on Instagram, over the last few hours the hashtag has been taken over by the Turkish flag. It is believed that Turkish hackers are…

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Final EU Parliament committee vote on Brexit today

In its press announcement yesterday, the European Parliament confirmed that the Constitutional Affairs Committee will vote on its recommendation on the UK withdrawal agreement, today, Thursday afternoon. Following a debate and vote,…

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European Commission elects Greek Vice President

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos congratulated on Friday the European Commission’s new President Ursula von der Leyen and Vice President Margaritis Schinas. In his congratulatory letter to both…

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Greece is at breaking point with migrant crisis: Greek PM

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday at the European People’s Party (EPP) summit, declared that Greece had reached its limits with migrant arrivals and called for a new EU asylum policy. Mitsotakis…

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EU Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as President

The European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen President for the next European Commission in a secret ballot yesterday, 16 July with 383 votes in favour. Ursula von der Leyen is set…

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Energy Minister to attend Economist Summit in Berlin

Greece’s Environment and Energy Minister, Giorgos Stathakis will represent the Greek government at the Southeast Europe-Germany Business and Investment Summit which will take place in Berlin on December 3. The summit is…