Kammenos tries to set the record straight on military procurement

Kammenos tries to set the record straight on military procurement

Athens is in the midst of talks with the US regarding the F-16s’ upgrade and the payments schedule for the 1.1 billion euro deal, Kammenos said Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Kammenos said PM Alexis Tsipras and French president Emmanuel Macron have discussed collaboration on constructing frigates in Greece with the use of funds to be returned to Athens from profits on Greek bonds
Turkish judiciary rejects third request to release Greek officers

Turkish judiciary rejects third request to release Greek officers

The decision of the Turkish judiciary was reported by Turkey’s state-run Anadolou wire service Wednesday, April 25, 2018
A Turkish court has rejected the third request of two Greek army officers to be freed pending trial from a maximum security Turkish prison in Edirne.

Editorial: The dual threat of the refugee issue

The EU-Turkey agreement exists on paper, but in practice has proven very problematical for Greece Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Conditions at reception centres must be improved and the islands must not be used as warehouses of abandoned souls. Europe must be persuaded in every way possible to assume its responsibilities as well.
European Commissioner sees FYROM solution in two weeks

European Commissioner sees FYROM solution in two weeks

Johannes Hahn presented FYROM PM Zoran Zaev on 18 April with an EU report including an unconditional recommendation for setting a date to launch EU membership talks Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Hahn said that the solution about which he expressed optimism will open the way to EU accession talks with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
 Restructuring, growth of Greek banking sector expected

Restructuring, growth of Greek banking sector expected

Over the last months there has been feverish activity in the Greek banking sector Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Banking circles expect that over the coming years there will be a new cycle of growth, though it will be a far cry from the galloping growth of the sector in the decade beginning in 2000 and leading to the bailout memorandum.
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