Category Archives: Greece

Hot Autumn in Greece: New Protests – International Community Plays Down Greek Default


Athens, 22 Sept 2011: Today the two largest trade unions have called for a new general strike in Greece over the implementation of painful reforms to reduce the Greek debt and avoid default. After a seven hour meeting on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Turkey Starts Offshore Exploration – Heading For Confrontation With Cyprus?


Ankara, 21 Sept 2011: Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc confirmed yesterday that a Norwegian survey ship is on its way to Turkey to start exploration of potential oil and gas fields in the region. The minister added that his … Continue reading

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Israel and Cyprus go ahead with oil exploration despite Turkey’s protests


The Greek and the Cypriot defense ministers have urged Turkey to respect international laws over the row about a possible Greek-Cypriot oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean. Cypriot Dimitris Eliadis met his Greek counterpart Panos Beglitis in Greece yesterday, … Continue reading

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THE UNBIASED OBSERVERS, Issue 44


From 1 September 2011 this newsletter service is subscription only. See Balkan News Service for details. Wednesday, 31 August 2011   Politics and others: Bulgaria Bulgaria’s Consumer Protection Commission “Decapitated” after Dismissal of All its Members Bulgaria’s Government Adopts a Memorandum on … Continue reading

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THE UNBIASED OBSERVERS, Issue 43


From 1 September 2011 this newsletter service is subscription only. See Balkan News Service for details.  Tuesday, 30 August 2011 Politics and others: Albania The Albanian Foreign Minister Discusses Albania’s EU Integration with US Ambassador Alexander Arvizu Italy and Turkey Help Albania to Extinguish … Continue reading

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THE UNBIASED OBSERVERS, Issue 42


From 1 September 2011 this newsletter service is subscription only. See Balkan News Service for details.   Monday, 29 August 2011   Politics and others: Albania Albanian Miners’s Talks with ACR Failed Bulgaria Bulgaria’s GERB Ruling Party to Announce President’s Nominee Name … Continue reading

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THE UNBIASED OBSERVERS, Issue 41


From 1 September 2011 this newsletter service is subscription only. See Balkan News Service for details.   Saturday, 27 August 2011 Politics and others: Albania The Albanian President Sent Condolences over Czech Ambassador’s Death Bosnia and Herzegovina 11,000 T of … Continue reading

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