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Dendias urges Turkey to join UNCLOS
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Greece and Turkey would be able to settle their differences if Ankara signed up to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias told Kathimerini on Sunday. In an interview with the newspaper’s GG Magazine, Dendias said he would be truly happy to see a solution to bilateral disputes. […]


Ministry not backing down on school evaluations
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With its decision to send relevant circulars to schools, the Education Ministry has signaled there will be no watering down of the evaluating teachers and schools in view of the 2023 elections.

New surveillance framework planned
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With the special Parliamentary committee inquiry into the recent wiretapping affair approaching its conclusion, the government is reportedly considering a ban on the circulation of Predator-type surveillance software, as part of a package of recommendations.

Man dies climbing Mt Olympus
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A 40-year-old Slovak man climbing Mt Olympus, Greece’s highest mountain, has died after falling into a ravine Sunday.


Olympus search and rescue operations underway
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The emergency services are evacuating an injured man from the Kakkalos refuge, at a height of approximately 2,650 meters, on Mount Olympus on Sunday, while also trying to reach a second injured man on the mountain.


Police unravel gang in Thessaloniki
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Police have unraveled a criminal gang that burgled homes in the northern port city of Thessaloniki and arrested two men, aged 44 and 49. 



Plan to build broader alliances
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The goal of expanding relations with states and regions outside of Greece’s usual surroundings (NATO, EU, Balkans, Mediterranean) was among the central objectives of Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’ contacts this week in New York during the UN General Assembly.


Akar issues fresh threats against Greece
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Τurkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reacted to a recent visit by his Greek counterpart, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, to the eastern Aegean island of Kastellorizo, some 2 kilometers off Turkey’s southern coast, while reiterating Ankara’s demands for demilitarization.

Mitsotakis raises Parthenon sculptures at UN
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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis referred to Greece’s standing demand for the permanent return from the British Museum in London of the Parthenon sculptures during his address to the United Nations General Assembly.


PM highlights Greece’s red lines in UN speech
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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis issued a stern response on Friday to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the unsubstantiated claims he made against Greece during his speech at the UN General Assembly earlier this week.


Mitsotakis, at UN, lauds value of cooperation
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In his address to the United Nations General Assembly Friday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chose to emphasize the benefits of cooperation rather than rebut point-by-point Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s aggressive speech earlier this week.