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US official sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus drilling

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In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini’s Sunday edition, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell has sent a clear message to Ankara not to obstruct drilling for hydrocarbons that is under way in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), while hailing Greece as a “fantastic ally” to the United States in the region.

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Meimarakis to lead ND Euro-election list

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced Sunday that Evangelos Meimarakis, his former rival for the leadership, will lead the party's effort in the elections to the European Parliament, in May 2019.

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Meimarakis to lead ND Euro-election list

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced Sunday that Evangelos Meimarakis, his former rival for the leadership, will lead the party's effort in the elections to the European Parliament, in May 2019.

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US official sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus drilling

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In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini’s Sunday edition, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell has sent a clear message to Ankara not to obstruct drilling for hydrocarbons that is under way in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), while hailing Greece as a “fantastic ally” to the United States in the region.

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Kammenos: President, party leaders could block FYROM name deal

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has reiterated his opposition to the name deal with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), calling on President Prokopis Pavlopoulos to summon the Political Leaders' Council and scrap it if the deal does not safeguard Greece from its northern neighbor's irredentism.

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Greece must prove it means business

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As next year looks set to bring multiple challenges in global markets, it is important for Greece to convince international investors that the fiscal risk has diminished and to normalize its credit system, UBS Wealth Management Global Chief Economist Paul Donovan tells Kathimerini.

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The five stages of political corruption

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The infamous web of vested interests and corrupt relationships across the hierarchy of power, known in Greek as “diaploki,” is a resilient, flexible and adjustable thing that adapts to all sorts of governments and ideologies. It is also universal by its very nature, in that it conforms to all regimes and tastes. Its charms are irresistible, especially to the newcomer in government, or the politician on the cusp of power.

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Repairing churches and mosques for 10 years

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot members of the Technical Committee for Cultural Heritage gathered in the Buffer Zone on Wednesday together with the European Commission and the UNDP, to present the result of their ten-year effort in preserving the island’s cultural heritage.

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Cinderella | Athens | December 21-29

Ballets de Monte-Carlo artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot strips Sergei Prokofiev's “Cinderella” down to its bare bones in a reading of the classic tale by Charles Perrault that treats the characters like real people rather than fairy-tale figures.