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Russia fires warning shots at Turkish vessel in the Aegean

The Defence Ministry of Moscow has alleged that an unnamed Turkish fishing vessel in the Aegean failed to respond to warning shots fired by the Russian destroyer Smetlivy in the Aegean Sea on December 13. The shots had been fired to avoid a collission. The Turkish military attache had been summoned over the incident. According to a statement, the Russian ...

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Ambassador of Panama in Greece, Cristina Liakopoulos De Papadikis, at the NEW YORK COLLEGE

Her Excellency the Ambassador of Panama to Greece, Cristina Liakopoulos De Papadikis, with students from New York College’s International Relations Department, the Associate Dean and Head of the International Relations Department of New York College, Mr. Leonidas Gontzes (center), the Director of Public Relations at New York College, Dr. Yannis Fikas (left), and the Ambassador’s husband, Mr. Papadikis (right).

On November 10, 2015, Ambassador of Panama in Greece, Cristina Liakopoulos De Papadikis, was the guest speaker at a lecture before the International Relations students of New York College. The lecture discussed the Panama Canal and the construction taking place aimed at upgrading and modernizing it. During the questions and answers session that followed, students under the supervision Mr. Leonidas ...

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A baby floated out to sea of Lesbos

As a baby floated out to sea, Turkey’s coast guard was only called in after Melda Ilgin’s parents failed to rescue their little baby girl. Fortunately, the Turkish coast guard was able to rescue the tiny toddler from her inflatable, but only after she had floated on the currents more than a kilometer out to sea. The story has gained ...

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US Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Congratulates Greek People

“I applaud the people of Greece for saying ‘no’ to more austerity for the the poor, the children, the sick and the elderly.” “In a world of massive wealth and income inequality Europe must support Greece’s efforts to build an economy which creates more jobs and income, not more unemployment and suffering.” Sanders has taken every opportunity to blast the ...

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Grexit is a threat, not a choice.

Underlying the question of whether European leaders and the Greek state will be able to come to terms amid the financial crisis is one even more fundamental: Is there room in Europe for democracy? In January, Greek voters elected a government on a platform of anti-austerity, one that argued further cuts would not just be cruel to a people already ...

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