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Europe Should Embrace Biden’s Democracy Agenda

11/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 80 εμφανίσεις

ERIK BRATTBERG JUNE 10, 2021 Source: Getty Summary:  Bruised by its interactions with the previous U.S. administration, the EU is leery of fully hitching its wagon to Biden’s geopolitical agenda. But Europe should focus on the bigger picture. U.S. President Joe Biden’s trip to Europe this week for meetings with the G7, NATO, and EU…

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Man accused of slapping Macron stands immediate trial

10/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 77 εμφανίσεις

The man accused of slapping French President Emmanuel Macron during a visit to southeastern France earlier this week will be brought up for immediate trial on Thursday, authorities said. The man, identified as Damien T., 28, has admitted during hearings “hitting the head of state and pronouncing words denouncing politics,” public prosecutor Alex Perrin said…

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Cyprus Broke Law Granting Residency, EU Passports to Rich Foreigners

10/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 77 εμφανίσεις

NICOSIA — A government appointed panel found Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ government repeatedly violated its own laws in selling residency permits and European Union passports to wealthy foreigners without property vetting them for criminal activity and money laundering. Anastasides – whose family’s law firm helped broker the sales although he recused himself – had defended…

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Google’s Ex-Chief Got Cypriot Passport, Bought LA Mansion

10/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 191 εμφανίσεις

Seven months after he applied for residency on Cyprus – and reportedly got it, along with a European Union passport – Google’s former CEO Eric Schmidt has bought a Los Angeles mansion for $61.5 million. The site Market Watch reported the purchase that came after he bought a mansion in Santa Barbara, California for $30.8…

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AHEPA Requests President Biden to Recognize the Greek Genocide

10/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 92 εμφανίσεις

Washington, DC.- (GreekNewsOnline) The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) sent a formal request to President Joseph Biden, Jr., asking for the United States government to recognize the Greek Genocide. In a June 7 letter, Supreme President George G. Horiates wrote, “President Biden, it is time the U.S. government recognizes the Greek Genocide…

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US’ support for Kurdish groups is biggest problem for Turkey, DM says

9/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 121 εμφανίσεις

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar in Kayseri, Turkey on February 26, 2021 [Arif Akdoğan/Anadolu Agency] June 7, 2021 at 2:07 pm  Washington’s support for the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) is the biggest problem for Turkey, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said. According to the Daily Sabah, Akar said the US’ support for the YPG harms…

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Around the halls: What to watch in Biden’s week of summits in Europe

9/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 108 εμφανίσεις

Pavel K. Baev, Célia Belin, James Goldgeier, Samantha Gross, Syaru Shirley Lin, Suzanne Maloney, Michael E. O’Hanlon, Patrick W. Quirk, Douglas A. Rediker, Constanze Stelzenmüller, and Thomas WrightMonday, June 7, 2021 President Joe Biden is headed to Europe at the end of this week on the first foreign trip of his administration, for G-7, NATO, U.S.-EU, and U.S.-Russia summits in the United Kingdom, Belgium, and…

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Stanford University Survey: 12 Greek scientists among the top ones globally

9/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 123 εμφανίσεις

Maria GourtsilidouExecutive EducationJune 7, 2021 A team of professors from Stanford University in the United States has published a list of the top scientists around the world. This list includes – among others- 12 Greek professors of the Athens University of Economics and Business. The rankings were based on the research “Data for Updated science-wide…

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Speech of the Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Lt.Gen. Sergei Rudskoy

8/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 114 εμφανίσεις

2015 It will be impossible to achieve a real victory against ISIS without shutting down its sources of funding. As Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov has already mentioned, illegal oil trade is the main source of income for terrorists. To terminate this source of funding, the Russian Aerospace Forces have been delivering airstrikes on oil…

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Cultural links between India and the Greco-Roman world

8/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 138 εμφανίσεις

There was a succession of more than thirty Hellenistic kings, often in conflict with each other, from 180 BC to around AD 10. This era is known as the Indo-Greek kingdom in the pages of history. The kingdom was founded when the Greco-Bactrian King Demetrius invaded India in 180 BC, ultimately creating an entity which seceded from…

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The Turkish Governor’s “Huge Hatred”

8/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 125 εμφανίσεις

by Burak Bekdil At the beginning of the 20thcentury, Edirne, a Turkish province in Thrace, hosted a prominent community of some 20,000 Jews – a larger community than the entire Jewish population of about 17,000 in Turkey today. Most of the Jews of Edirne were forced to leave the city after the pogroms of 1934….

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Islamic Institutions in Arab States: Mapping the Dynamics of Control, Co-option, and Contention

7/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 148 εμφανίσεις

FREDERIC WEHREY JUNE 07, 2021 Source: Getty Summary:  The complex relations between the state and Islamic institutions in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco shed light on evolving governance and have important implications for Western policies of countering violent extremism and conflict resolution. Across the Arab world today, regimes are increasingly intervening…

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Quantum technologies in defence & security

3/6/21 | 0 | 0 | 198 εμφανίσεις

 Michiel van Amerongen  03 June 2021 Given the potential implications of novel quantum technologies for defence and security, NATO has identified quantum as one of its key emerging and disruptive technologies. This article seeks to unpack some of the fascinating future applications of quantum technologies and their implications for defence and security. Those who are…

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Commercially viable electricity from nuclear fusion a step closer thanks to British breakthrough

31/5/21 | 0 | 0 | 180 εμφανίσεις

Scientists appear to have solved the exhaust problem for compact fusion power plants, making them more economically-viable. Wednesday 26 May 2021 07:00, UK Image:Computer simulation of plasma inside the MAST Upgrade experiment  The dream of pollution and radiation-free electricity derived from nuclear fusion could be a step closer to reality thanks to a breakthrough by…

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29/5/21 | 1 | 0 | 434 εμφανίσεις

On this day May 29, 1453: The Fall of Constantinople by GCT The Fall of Constantinople occurred on May 29, 1453, after a siege which began on April 6. The battle was part of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453) and is referred to as one of the darkest days in Greek history. Ascending to the Ottoman throne…

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Charting a peaceful course for the Eastern Mediterranean Sea Disputes

26/5/21 | 0 | 0 | 156 εμφανίσεις

Christian Schultheiss |Visiting scholar at the Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge  Turkish unilateral exploratory activities and navy escorts have triggered a round of incidents and (near-) collisions with Greece in disputed areas of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in 2019 and 2020. Meanwhile, direct talks between Greece and Turkey about maritime boundary disputes have been blocked for five years now. Further…

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    15/6/21 | (7 σχόλια)
    Από το 1988, όταν για τις ανάγκες της εφημερίδας "Θεσσαλονίκη" πραγματοποίησα το πρώτο μου ταξίδι σε Σκόπια και Βελιγράδι, έχω ταχθεί κατά της πολιτικής της γειτονικής χώρας. Βεβαίως, τάχθηκα και κατά της Συμφωνίας των Πρεσπών, κυρίως, διότι με αυτήν ...

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