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News Greece » Politics: Golden Dawn Girls: What Happened to Greece?

News channel or source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2018/04/golden-dawn-girls-happened-greece-180416144634191.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

In recent years, Greece's image as a country of sunny beaches and friendly people has been overshadowed by political ideologies that are terrifyingly close to Nazism. So what has happened to Greece? How did the country come to vote members of the far ...

News Greece » Politics: Turkey says Greece flouts international law by not extraditing coup suspects

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-turkey/turkey-says-greece-flouts-international-law-by-not-extraditing-coup-suspects-idUSKBN1HO2VT
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Ankara is fuming over a Greek refusal to return the soldiers, who fled to Greece shortly after the coup bid in July 2016 and asked for political asylum. The two NATO allies were most recently at loggerheads over a flag hoisting in the Aegean Sea.

News Greece » Politics: Pro-Greek Life PAC Fights Against Sanctions, Adds Porcellian Grad to Board of Directors

News channel or source: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/4/17/fspac/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

An influential pro-Greek life political action committee is pushing for legislation that could threaten Harvard’s ability to enforce its social group sanctions and has added a graduate member of the Porcellian Club to its board of directors. Harvard’s ...

News Greece » Politics: Turkey Targeting Greece - Again

News channel or source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/12199/turkey-targeting-greece-again
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

On April 18, the Turkish foreign ministry asserted, "the Kardak rocks [Greece's Imia islets] and their territorial waters and airspace above them are exclusive under Turkish sovereignty." Major political parties in Turkey unite in their desire to invade ...

News Greece » Politics: Providing mental health care lets refugees in Greece ‘feel seen again’

News channel or source: https://thinkprogress.org/greece-refugees-mental-health-crisis-a04bde167f8c/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

ATHENS, GREECE — This storied European capital city is a version ... and accepting many of them back when they are deported from the E.U.)? Which political party in which country can claim this as a victory? The rabidly anti-immigrant parties (such ...

News Greece » Politics: Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Greek-court-limits-travel-for-Turkish-officer-12847095.php
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Turkish media report that experts identified the soldiers who then claimed political asylum in Greece. His request was considered before the others because his asylum application is at a more advanced stage. Courts had initially granted him asylum ...

News Greece » Politics: Greece needs post-bailout arrangement to help reforms: EU

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-moscovici/greece-needs-post-bailout-arrangement-to-help-reforms-eu-idUSKBN1HQ0FF
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

especially that throwing off the formal control of the euro zone would be a crucial political achievement for the left-wing government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. To make sure Greece does not veer off the reform track in the years to come ...

News Greece » Politics: Greek Communist Party members attempt to topple statue of Harry Truman

News channel or source: https://sofrep.com/102050/greek-communist-party-members-attempt-to-topple-statue-of-harry-truman/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

This statue, close to several key political locations like the Prime Minister’s office and the U.S. Embassy, has been the target of vandalism before. SOFREP asked our very own, Vasilis Chronopoulos, a 5 year veteran of Greek SOF, to explain the anti-U.S ...

News Greece » Politics: Extending Greece loan programme 'out of the question': Moscovici

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/world/1449182/extending-greece-loan-programme-out-of-the-question-moscovici
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Ratings agencies this year upgraded Greece's debt, citing the country's improving fiscal situation, political stability and economic growth. "Greece is the unfortunate symbol of all that we suffered through for 10 years," Moscovici said. "Ending the Greek ...

News Greece » Politics: What is the future of Greece's neo-fascist Golden Dawn?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/what-is-the-future-of-greeces-neo-fascist-golden-dawn/ar-AAvY94B
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

that has not been the case in Greece. In January 2015, the neo-fascist Golden Dawn became the third-largest political party in the Hellenic Parliament, just three years after elections that first thrust the party into the parliament. That same year saw the ...