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Obama sends the Extradition Treaty between USA and Kosovo to the Senate

By   /  18/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Obama sends the Extradition Treaty between USA and Kosovo to the Senate

President of the USA, Barack Obama has sent to the US Senate the Extradition treaty between the USA and Kosovo, signed in Pristina in March 2016, a press release of the White House says. The request sent to the Senate says that the Treaty will replace “The Treaty between the United States of America and […]

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Anastasiades – Akinci hold first meeting ahead of Geneva talks

By   /  04/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades – Akinci hold first meeting ahead of Geneva talks

The Cyprus Talks will resume at the United Nations in Geneva, at the Palais des Nations, from 9 to 11 January 2017 with the participation of the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, the Greek Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiades, and their delegations. The talks are being held under the auspices of the Special Advisor to the […]

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Erdogan’s Might Mirrors Putin in 2017

By   /  01/01/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Erdogan’s Might Mirrors Putin in 2017

During the first few days of 2016 Russia – Turkey relations reached their lowest point, following the downing by turkish fighter jets of a Russian jet in 2015 near the Syrian border. At that point nobody could imagine that the relations between the two countries could in the space of just twelve months become close […]

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Survey shows that Greeks are Pro-American

By   /  21/11/2016  /  GR Social, Greece, Social  /  Comments Off on Survey shows that Greeks are Pro-American

In a survey conducted by Kapa Research, which was published by Vima Newspaper on Sunday, 75.5% of people taking part stated that Barack Obama’s visit to Athens did not have any effect in facing the crisis. The survey was conducted on the 11th – 12th of November, a couple of days prior to the US […]

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Debt relief key to Greek economic turnaround

By   /  18/11/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Debt relief key to Greek economic turnaround

Addressing Greek parliament on Thursday morning, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reiterated the importance of Greece being granted debt relief in order for the economy to exit a seven-year long crisis. “We achieved a lot but we have a long way ahead of us but now the exit is visible” Tsipras said in reference to the […]

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Athens satisfied with Obama support for debt relief

By   /  17/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Athens satisfied with Obama support for debt relief

Greek government sources were “delighted” with the high profile support US President Barack Obama and his public call for debt relief that was reiterated in a potentially historic speech in Athens on Wednesday, at the end of a two-day visit to the Greek capital. Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos expressed “satisfaction” with Obama’s support on the […]

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Why Obama’s visit to Athens is not just about Greek debt

By   /  16/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Why Obama’s visit to Athens is not just about Greek debt

The visit of the outgoing US President Barack Obama to Athens is going to go down as one of the important moments in Greece’s political history. It’s the fourth visit by an American President to Greece, and even if it’s taking place a week after Donald Trump’s election victory, it has its own special significance, […]

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IMF shows Athens carrot and stick for debt relief

By   /  14/11/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on IMF shows Athens carrot and stick for debt relief

According to reports in the Greek press, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to commit to remaining a part of the Greek bailout program. However, its inclusion in the adjustment program will depend on certain conditions being met that reportedly concern the Greek government. Greek Sunday newspaper, To Vima on Sunday, reported that the […]

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Obama Visit to Greece Important for Security in the Region

By   /  13/11/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Obama Visit to Greece Important for Security in the Region

On Tuesday, November 15th, outgoing US President, Barack Obama, will land at International airport Eleftherios Venizelos, Athens. On one of his last trips as US President he will visit Greece. Seventeen years have passed since an American President has visited Greece and that in itself places great importance on this historic visit. White House announcements […]

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Obama to visit Greece 14-15 November

By   /  23/10/2016  /  Energy, Finance, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Obama to visit Greece 14-15 November

The American President’s visit to Greece on the 14th -15th November to Athens has been confirmed by high ranking IBNA sources in Washington. The Barack Obama visit to take place on the 14-15 November, unless unforeseen circumstanc arise, a week after the US Presidential election, is of major importance for the Greek Government, as it […]

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