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US participation in Jerusalem summit ‘a strong sign of support’

The participation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the 6th Trilateral Cyprus-Greece-Israel Summit in Jerusalem alongside the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades "is a strong sign of support for the trilateral framework and for the increased cooperation between our countries," the Ambassador of I

Mother, child plunge to death from Athens balcony

A mother and her child plunged to their deaths from the fifth story of an apartment building in Neos Cosmos in Athens Tuesday.
According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA), police were called to the scene by neighbors who said the mother first threw her child over the balcony before she jumped.
The identity of the woman and child were not immediately known.

Saudi Treasures | Athens | March 20 - May 26

"Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures from Saudi Arabia," an exhibition that first went on display at the Louvre in Paris in 2010 before embarking on a world tour, opens at the Benaki Museum's Pireos Street annex at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, and explores the cultural evolution of the Arabian Peninsula from the prehistoric era until the 20th century.

EU eyes June to begin membership talks with North Macedonia

The European Union's top diplomat says the bloc aims to begin membership talks with North Macedonia in June, after the country lifted the biggest obstacle to joining by changing its name last month.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday that "our joint objective is to have a green light in June to start negotiations."

Keep calm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent comments confirm fears that diplomatic niceties are not enough to smooth the path of Greek-Turkish relations. They confirm that Greece basically does not have someone to talk to on the other side, a person with which it can build a relationship of trust in the conventional manner.

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