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PM Mitsotakis Meets With Venezuela's Guaido and President of Iraqi Kurdistan in Davos

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his full support for the people of Venezuela on Friday during a meeting in Davos, Switzerland with Juan Guaido, the opposition leader and President of the country's National Assembly. Guaido has been officially recognized...

''We Don't Need Turkish Permission'' PM Mitsotakis Declares on EastMed Pipeline

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, along with most other world leaders this week and he participated in two separate panels there on Thursday. The first was about the so-called "Green New...

IMF Chief Congratulates Tsipras on 'Reforms'

  A high-profile meeting between Greek premier Alexis Tsipras and IMF head Christine Lagarde has ended in Davos, Switzerland. Lagarde tweeted shortly after Thursday's meeting: "We agreed to work together toward the shared goals of completing reforms and securing debt relief...

Tsipras Raises Greek Minority with Albanian PM

Amid the recent focus on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ high-profile Davos meeting with FYROM leader Zoran Zaev, the Greek leader also met Albania’s Edi Rama on a series of sensitive issues. Tsipras was joined by Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias...

Greek, FYROM Leaders Prepare for Crunch Summit

The Greek and FYROM prime ministers are meeting on Wednesday afternoon at Davos on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in the latest round of negotiations on the name dispute. A meeting between Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev is...

FYROM Leader Confirms Tsipras Meeting

After mounting speculation, it was confirmed Friday that Greek PM Alexis Tsipras will have a formal meeting with his FYROM counterpart Zoran Zaev in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 24 to discuss the two countries' name dispute. Official confirmation of the meeting...

Conclusion of Second Review as Soon as Possible, Says European Commission Spokesman Schinas

The European Commission is struggling for the best possible progress ahead of Thursday's Eurogroup meeting, its spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Monday during a press briefing. "The Commission is working hard with the Greek authorities and the other partners to...

Greece's Call to IMF for Help was Decided at Davos, says Former Fin Min

Greece's former finance minister Giorgos Papakonstantinou said that the involvement of the International Monetary Fund in Greece's first bailout was decided at a sideline meeting in Davos in 2010. Papakonstantinou spoke on Skai television on Tuesday night where he described...

Death of the Republic of Cyprus

There is euphoria in the air on resolving the Cyprus issue this year; come rain or shine there will be a solution – so insist all the major players including a Nobel Prize winner! What kind of a solution?...

Christine Lagarde: ‘Make or Break’ Point for Schengen

The chief of the International Monetary Fund says she believes Europe’s refugee crisis is placing the continent’s cherished Schengen zone at risk. Christine Lagarde, the IMF managing director, said Saturday the swelling number of refugees in Europe has pushed the...