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Cyprus: Anastasiades-Metsolas meeting next week in Nicosia

Cyprus: Anastasiades-Metsolas meeting next week in Nicosia Cyprus: Anastasiades-Metsolas meeting next week in Nicosia

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiadis, is scheduled to meet with the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, next week. As stated in a written statement by the director of the press office of President Anastasiades, during their meeting, which will take place on Friday September 9 at the Presidential Palace, […]

Germany: The Bavarian Prime Minister fears the economic collapse of layers of the population

Germany: The Bavarian Prime Minister fears the economic collapse of layers of the population Germany: The Bavarian Prime Minister fears the economic collapse of layers of the population

“If the level of natural gas storage is not increased significantly, especially in the south, it will not last the whole winter,” says Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder. The Bavarian prime minister criticizes the federal government’s policy and warns of serious consequences. Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Zender fears the decline of entire social strata and […]

Nicosia nails Turkey for an embargo against Russia

Nicosia nails Turkey for an embargo against Russia Nicosia nails Turkey for an embargo against Russia

Nicosia blames its EU partners and Washington for Turkey’s actions aimed at undermining the embargo imposed against Russia. The Foreign Minister speaking to his partners during the last informal Council, spoke of a second case of Halk Bank. It was prompted by Turkey’s moves to secure exemptions on behalf of steel company MMK Metalurji, which […]

Why Poland raises the issue of German reparations

Why Poland raises the issue of German reparations Why Poland raises the issue of German reparations

By Kostas Raptis The presentation yesterday Thursday, the 83rd anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, of the report of the Polish ruling party on the reparations claimed by Germany for World War II, which are actually calculated at the astronomical amount of 1.3 trillion. euro, does not describe (at least for now) the official […]

Turkey: MP of pro-Kurdish HDP arrested

Turkey: MP of pro-Kurdish HDP arrested Turkey: MP of pro-Kurdish HDP arrested

Turkish police arrested a pro-Kurdish member of parliament today after photos were published showing him with members of the PKK. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu announced that MP Semra Guzel of the Peoples’ Democracy Party (HDP) was arrested while traveling in northwestern Turkey in possession of “a fake passport”. Parliament lifted his immunity after pro-government media […]

Italy: Third political force Conte’s Five Stars – Italy’s far-right Brothers in first place

Italy: Third political force Conte’s Five Stars – Italy’s far-right Brothers in first place Italy: Third political force Conte’s Five Stars – Italy’s far-right Brothers in first place

According to a new poll by the polling company Izi, in the last few days there have been substantial changes regarding the voting intention of Italians. In more detail, the far-right Adelphia of Italy remains firmly in the first place of the intention to vote, with a percentage of 24.5%. Second is the center-left Democratic […]

Erdoğan delusion: Greece is not important in NATO – NATO is not strong without Turkey

Erdoğan delusion: Greece is not important in NATO – NATO is not strong without Turkey Erdoğan delusion: Greece is not important in NATO – NATO is not strong without Turkey

Greece is not important in NATO, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, continuing the aggressive and inflammatory crescendo of recent days, taking back the baton from his partner and leader of the Gray Wolves, Devlet Bakhceli. “NATO is strong if Turkey is present; NATO is not strong without Turkey,” he told reporters after […]

FT: Cost of living in Spain shakes Pedro Sanchez’s popularity

FT: Cost of living in Spain shakes Pedro Sanchez’s popularity FT: Cost of living in Spain shakes Pedro Sanchez’s popularity

High unemployment rates and the cost of living make up an explosive mix that gives the People’s Party the lead, the Financial Times notes in its report. “Sanchez is facing the most difficult year since he took office four years ago,” says Luciá Méndez, one of the founders of El Mundo. Polls give the conservative […]

Turkish media: Crete is a possible point of conflict – Scenarios for nuclear deployment

Turkish media: Crete is a possible point of conflict – Scenarios for nuclear deployment Turkish media: Crete is a possible point of conflict – Scenarios for nuclear deployment

CNN Turk talks about the installation of American nuclear weapons in Crete, while a Turkish analyst points to the island as a possible point of Greek-Turkish conflict, as it is located on the Turkish-Libyan memorandum. In particular, as reported by SKAI, a CNN Turk presenter addressing a Turkish military analyst said that “maybe these are […]

State Department: No risk of sanctions for S-300s in Crete

State Department: No risk of sanctions for S-300s in Crete State Department: No risk of sanctions for S-300s in Crete

There is no risk of sanctions for the S-300 anti-missile system located in Crete, the State Department clarified. In particular, in response to a question from Hellas Journal, a representative of the US Department of State clarified that the presence of the system in question in Greece does not fall within the framework of the […]