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14 November, 2018
 

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Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Grexit plan was no bluff, French ex-president tells Kathimerini

Greece came very close to exiting the eurozone in 2015, Francois Hollande admitted in an interview with Kathimerini
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

A good day for Hellenism in America

The midterm elections in the United States on Tuesday were a good day for Hellenism in America
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Radical change in our region

The relations of Greece and Cyprus with Israel were basically the key catalyst for recent developments
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Democracy or nightmare

Free press and democracy in the age of fake news is a subject of paramount importance and so we decided to address this ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The end of political totems

Greece is a country with serious institutional problems that every so often grow to existential proportions
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Merkel takes the fall leaving Europe without a leader

Merkel will not be seeking a new term and will step down from the presidency of the Christian Democrats
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The Greek Diaspora

The diaspora is the catalyst that drives Greece forward
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Profound lack of rationale

The government spokesperson responded to AKEL saying discussion over possible decentralization in no way did it change the ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Weak Greek economy threatened by world unrest

The country has not implemented the many necessary reforms that would facilitate investment
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Traitor president who holds all the aces

No president of the Republic of Cyprus will ever negotiate a two-state solution as that would amount to being guilty of ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Persuasion and force

The past few years have passed as though we had all taken a big dose of some sedative
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Greece and the many changes in the Trump administration

Policies are implemented by people
Michalis Tsikalas Michalis Tsikalas

Cyprus issue: not about virgin birth

I get the feeling that, after so many years of dialogue with the other side, we never actually had a conversation with ourselves ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Plan B for FYROM and more US bases in Greece

The country’s foreign policy and security are too important to be handled lightly by anybody
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

With Israel in Washington

Cyprus not only enjoys Washington’s blessing but also the backing of the strong American Jewish community
Michalis Tsikalas Michalis Tsikalas

Whatever Guterres says he will be met with a yes

Last week was reminiscent of aerial dogfights even though there are essentially no Cypriot fighter jets here. We can put ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Ticking bombs

All Greek prime ministers have to prove that they have the skills of a political bomb-disposal expert
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Brilliance and deprivation in journalism

The kidnapping of the two school boys in Larnaca has put our reflexes to the test, those of the authorities, the media and ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

This is the Balkans

Caught up in an unusual and anti-systemic mood
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

‘No’ vote and abstention in FYROM referendum

Turnout would confirm the legitimacy of the process
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Reality in the face of wicked politics

You can rise above the fray when you pay the ultimate price
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Tsipras’s last card

Then came the “kolotoumba”
Michalis Tsikalas Michalis Tsikalas

Arrogance sends cocky message to kids

Michalis Tsikalas writes about the education crisis, commenting on a show of arrogance that exists in the wider public sphere. ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

We need the new diaspora back

We need people with an appetite for work
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The fall of a post-junta era symbol

There is currently an unprecedented boom in Greek-American relations
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Knock it down and rebuild it from scratch

Greece needs to be redesigned from scratch
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Requiem for an establishment

Senator John McCain’s funeral was a landmark event. Someone wrote that it resembled a massive tweet against Donald Trump ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Come back, support Greece

We are caught between celebrations over Greece’s “clean exit” from the bailout programs on one hand and, on the other, ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Seizing opportunities

Greece needs to play its cards right if it wants to profit from the opportunities arising on the international stage, but ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Should we listen to President Trump or the diplomats?

As Greece finds itself faced with a wide range of challenges – from Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean to its relationship ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The mistakes of Greece’s creditors

A lot has been said about the mistakes made by Greece’s lenders during the bailout programs. The fact is they made many ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The heavy cost of cowardice

I’ve heard a government minister speak about a vital agency of the Greek state and admit that “there’s nothing that can ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Wanted: A respected person for assistance effort

After the cries of despair come the calls for help and the need for long-term support. The victims of the lethal inferno ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

2021, a landmark year

It won’t be long before 2021 is upon us. In three years’ time Greece will be celebrating the bicentennial of its war of ...