Dendias Meets with Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Dimitrov

ATHENS — Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias had a meeting on Thursday with Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov. The two officials discussed bilateral and regional cooperation, as well as regional developments, according to a foreign ministry announcement on Twitter.

Dendias also reiterated Greece's steady support for the Western Balkans' EU prospects and expressed hope that the first intergovernmental meetings with North Macedonia and Albania will be held during the EU Portuguese presidency.


ΑΤΗΕΝS - How many refugees and migrants arrived in Greece – or were rescued at sea trying to get there from Italy – is uncertain after two key ministers gave conficting numbers.

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ANKARA - Turkey's swiveling between offering diplomacy or gunboats and demands that Greece take troops off its islands near Turkey's coast is roiling the waters between the countries and plans to hunt for energy.

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NEW YORK – Grammy-nominated artist Eric Alexandrakis announced his latest release due out on February 1, titled Good Girls Never Waltz With Me, another new genre-bending addition to his critically acclaimed TERRA series of releases.

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ATHENS – Five members of the World Hellenic Interparliamentary Association (WHIA), with Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas Raptakis as head of the group, visited Evros on January 12-13.


Despite Huge Volcano Blast, Tonga Avoids Widespread Disaster

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru.