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Libyan Strongman General Haftar Holds Talks with Greek Leaders

The commander of rebel forces in war-torn Libya, General Khalifa Haftar, met Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens today in a bid to counter Turkish support for his opponents. The surprise visit by Haftar takes place ahead of a...

Germany Shuns Greece: Athens Excluded from Berlin Summit on Libya

Greece suffered a diplomatic setback as it emerged late on Tuesday that it had been excluded from the summit on the crisis in Libya, to be held on January 19 in Berlin. The German hosts rejected Athens' claim that is...

Prospects of a New Round of Cyprus Talks Still Alive After Informal Berlin Meeting

Following a crucial informal dinner on Monday in Berlin with the leaders of the two major communities of Cyprus, hopes for a new round of proper, formal talks still remain still alive. Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres invited President...

Greek and Turkish Cypriot Leaders in Berlin Ahead of Crucial Informal Talks

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will host an informal dinner on Monday evening for Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to discuss the next steps to be taken regarding the Cyprus issue. The dinner will take...

Germany Rejects Greece's Demand for War Reparations

Germany officially rejected Greece's demand for war reparations. In June of this year, Greece once again asked Germany to return billions of euros lost as a result of the German occupation of Greece during World War II. Nazi occupiers took billions...

Germany Expresses ''Complete Confidence'' in Greece's Handling of Migration

German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert confirmed on Wednesday the German government's "complete confidence" in the actions taken by the Greek government on the issue of migration. "We have complete confidence that Greece will take the right steps," Seibert said, noting...

Growth, Investment Dominate Greek PM's Meeting With Chancellor Merkel

  Greek premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis is meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday in Berlin, hoping to convince the German leader on aspects of his agenda for reform and growth. According to government sources, Mitsotakis' proposed plan includes presenting to the...

Nicosia’s History Showcased in ”Cypriot Miniatures” Event in Berlin

An event showcasing the history of Nicosia, marking thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany’s reunification, was presented recently by the Cypriot Embassy in the German capital city. The Berlin event also coincides with the 45th anniversary of...

Germany's Schaeuble Admits Greece in Much Better Shape Now

Germany's former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble admitted on Friday that the Greek economy is in a much better position than it was eight years ago. Speaking with Greece's TA NEA newspaper, the German politician noted that "Greece is in a...

Germany Opposes Greek Plans to Repay IMF Loans Early, Report Says

The German Finance Ministry is believed to be opposed to Greece's plans to repay the country's loans to the IMF earlier than stipulated, the German paper Handelsblatt reported on Friday. The Greek Finance Ministry is planning to repay a sum of €3.8...