Karolos Papoulias

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2013-06-26The countries will create joint tourism projects and penetrate foreign markets. Also in business news: the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council closed the excessive deficit procedures against Romania.
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2012-06-27Ways to resolve the eurozone crisis will dominate discussions again at the EU leaders' regular two-day summit, opening in Brussels on Thursday.
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2012-05-18Turkey hopes to make a case for Macedonia's application to NATO at next week's summit.
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2012-05-14President Karolos Papoulias can't get a coalition deal, prompting preparations for new elections.
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2012-03-13The country's two-party rule is in jeopardy, but no matter who wins, Greeks may still find no change at the top.
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2012-02-21The old foes -- who are now EU allies -- are bickering over who is to blame for Greece's economic crisis.
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2011-11-22The small right-wing LAOS party, often accused of extremism, joined Greece's ruling coalition.
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2011-10-31Greeks are standing up to their government against what they perceive as sacrificing the country's sovereignty to foreign lenders.
Greek leaders fail to reach consensus on new austerity measures
2011-05-29ATHENS, Greece -- Prime Minister George Papandreou failed to convince the leaders of the opposition Friday (May 27th) to support his government's aus...
Thousands protest austerity measures in Athens
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2011-05-02The newly renovated Nebojsa Tower in Belgrade is a symbol of Balkan solidarity.
EU's van Rompuy visits Athens
2011-04-12ATHENS, Greece -- EU President Herman van Rompuy arrives in Athens on Tuesday (April 12th) for talks with President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minis...
Greece to be first European country to receive Azeri gas directly
2011-04-07BAKU, Azerbaijan -- A senior Azeri energy official said on Wednesday (April 6th) that Greece will be the first European country to which Azerbaijani...
Turks, Cypriots protest Turkey's plans to build nuclear plants
2011-03-21ANKARA, Turkey/NICOSIA, Cyprus -- Hundreds of activists in Turkey and Cyprus attended demonstrations Saturday (March 19th) against Ankara's plans to...
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