Joanna Kakissis

Joanna Kakissis appears in the following:

EU Begins Its Vaccine Rollout With Goal Of Inoculating 450 Million Against COVID-19

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Leaders from across the European Union's 27 member-states celebrated the start of vaccination efforts on Sunday. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called it "a European success story."

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Pro-Populist Media In Eastern Europe Promote Trump's Baseless Voter Fraud Claims

Friday, December 04, 2020

Media that are supportive of leaders in Hungary, Poland and Slovenia either repeat the false claims or suggest President-elect Joe Biden is part of a vast liberal conspiracy to stifle conservatives.

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Pro-Government Media In Eastern Europe Promote Claims Of Stolen U.S. Election

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

As Eastern European nationalists prepare for life after President Trump, the media they control are promoting false claims that Joe Biden's victory was rigged.

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World Leaders Congratulate Biden On Win, And Some Celebrate Trump's Defeat

Saturday, November 07, 2020

Statements poured in congratulating Joe Biden on his election victory — including from President Trump's global allies. Iranian and Palestinian leaders expressed relief at the president's loss.

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Leaders Of Hungary And Slovenia, Stout Trump Allies In EU, Say U.S. Vote Isn't Over

Saturday, November 07, 2020

Most European leaders are congratulating Joe Biden for winning the U.S. presidency. But not two leaders who have backed President Trump.

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Kosovo's President Steps Down To Face War Crimes Charges

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Hashim Thaci, a senior guerrilla commander during the Kosovo war in the late 1990s, said he had a confirmed indictment from a special court in The Hague.

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Publicly, Hungary PM Orbán Predicts Trump Win. Privately, Prepares For Loss

Sunday, November 01, 2020

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, a leading European populist allied with President Trump, is publicly predicting a Trump election victory while quietly preparing for a world without him.

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Hungarian Journalists Launch Independent News Site Amid Tightening Government Control

Friday, October 23, 2020

Hungarian journalists have created an independent news site, pushing back as Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his allies move to assert control over the media.

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Golden Dawn: Leader Of Greek Neo-Nazi Party Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

It is a sharp fall for Nikos Michaloliakos, a former army commando who has compared himself to Julius Caesar, and for a party whose members say they're victims of persecution.

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Golden Dawn: Greek Court Delivers Landmark Verdicts Against Neo-Nazi Party

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

The court ruled Golden Dawn is a criminal organization. Huge crowds massed outside the courtroom, waving banners that read "Nazis in Prison." The crowds roared after each guilty verdict was announced.

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'Not Our World': This Greek Island Wants An End To Greece And Turkey's Feud

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Kastellorizo has become a pawn in a dispute between Greece and Turkey over maritime borders and offshore resources. But as the governments' standoff continues, islanders speak of peace and harmony.

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Greek Island Caught In The Middle Of Dispute Over Energy Reserves

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

NATO allies Greece and Turkey are contesting offshore energy reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean. For weeks, warships patrolled near a tiny Greek island off the Turkish coast.

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Fires Leave Thousands Of Asylum-Seekers On Greek Island Homeless

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Europe's largest refugee camp, on the Greek island of Lesbos, was built to hold 3,000 people. When fires struck this week, the settlement of 12,000 was largely destroyed.

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Fire At Refugee Camp In Greece Was A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Thursday, September 10, 2020

It is still not clear what caused the fire at at a camp housing migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos, leaving thousands in need of new shelter.

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Fires Gut Europe's Largest Migrant Camp On The Greek Island Of Lesbos

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

No cause has been announced but one government minister seemed to blame refugees worried about COVID-19. Some people displaced from the camp deny they would endanger themselves and their families.

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Fire Sweeps Through Greece's Largest Refugee Camp

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

The camp on the island of Lesbos was under lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 12,000 migrants are in need of emergency shelter.

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'A Journey That We Have To Join Together': 2 Dutch Women Confront Slavery's Legacy

Sunday, September 06, 2020

Maartje Duin and Peggy Bouva are examining painful issues in the Netherlands' colonial past. "We wanted to show people that you can talk about this openly, even if it's uncomfortable," says Bouva.

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Greek Island Of Kastellorizo Caught In Conflict Over Gas Drilling Rights

Sunday, September 06, 2020

A tiny Greek island, just off the coast of Turkey, finds itself at the center of a confrontation between the two countries over gas drilling rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

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How 3 Countries Are Educating Their Kids During The Pandemic

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

As parents, teachers and children across the globe struggle with how to return to school safely during the pandemic, we look at strategies in Mexico, South Korea and Greece.

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Podcast Helps Dutch Acknowledge Netherlands' History Of Slavery

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

A popular podcast in the Netherlands is showing the Dutch how to face their country's colonial and slave-trading past as lawmakers push for a national apology and reparations.

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