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20 May, 2019
 

News Room

Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

Probe on a probe finding

It was to be expected that the president of the Republic would stand by the finance minister, emphasizing that he still ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The breakdown of civil protection

In Greece the political pendulum has often swung from one extreme to the other
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

The cost of playing fast and loose

As I was going over surveys into the perception of the electoral power of political parties in every EU member state, I ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

You know why

'You know why' was the nuanced slogan of DIKO party MP candidate Fytos Constantinou who was running his election campaign ...
Yiannis Kafkarides Yiannis Kafkarides

Cooperative Anathema: Dissolution or sale

Cooperative Bank verdict sees the closure of the bank as a negative development but financially speaking that was the right ...

Turkish and Greek nationalism, a two way street

Blue Homeland was front and centre due to the naval drill of the Turkish Armed Forces, but analysts have been wasting ink ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Arrogance in Greek politics

Absolute power corrupts absolutely
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

This is B’s story

“B” is just 25 years old, born and raised in Kyrenia. His parents, both Turkish Cypriots, were never against peace. Today ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

This is what Greece can be

“This is Greece.” This oft-used excuse gets on my nerves and I apologize for using it here, but I just cannot come up with ...
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Game Changer

President Anastasiades was on a long drift in the ocean and on the stage of international diplomacy but luckily he was rescued ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Wrestling in the Colosseum

How will the hatred that has spread around us in the years of the crisis be erased? The Greek people have been deeply divided. ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

‘It’s the algorithm, stupid’

Paranoia and conspiracy theories whizzing around never fail to impress
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

The US-EU crisis, NATO and Greece

The Euro-Atlantic family is going through one of the worst crises in its history
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Key moments, tough decisions

Will there ever be a mainstream center-right party
Yiannis Kafkarides Yiannis Kafkarides

The Guterres Framework

In an era where the public can change allegiances based on one tweet, sincerity and integrity are greatly appreciated
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

First contacts with candidates for the US presidency

Tsipras met former US vice president Joe Biden on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

SYRIZA and ND should now both push for the use of the qualifier ‘North’

It’s now time to focus on the implementation of the deal
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Requiem for the Missing

When I was writing in 1994 the lyrics to a song called “Tou Vagori” about 1619 missing persons in Cyprus, I never expected ...
Yiannis Kafkarides Yiannis Kafkarides

Our View: Auditor’s actions lack moral compass

Public officials should protect and defend the rights of the individual whilst conducting regulatory checks
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

The balancing act after the Tsipras - Erdogan meeting

Greek-Turkish relations have always been a delicate balancing act
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

New Democracy is not SYRIZA

SYRIZA has a tactical advantage
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

This is not the time to stir the Greece-Turkey pot

Circumstances today call for moderation and calm when it comes to the Aegean and Cyprus
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

‘I am not getting involved’

Very few respectable people want to get involved in politics
Yiannis Kafkarides Yiannis Kafkarides

The Importance of Integrity

Integrity as a measure of political action is directly linked to accountability
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Greeks and Jews

A persecuted people who, in their effort to protect themselves, evolved into one of the world’s most powerful
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Greece after Prespes

Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Greece’s moment of truth

Parliament to vote on North Macedonia name deal
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Erdogan’s mosques in the Balkans

A growing Turkish presence via the seemingly benevolent path of religion
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Dead souls

If you are not miserable with no scruples or sold out, you don’t just sit down one day to write an article asking the President ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Prespes: The rally, the raw numbers, and the day after

What is at stake is not only the ratification of the deal between Athens and Skopje but also the potential redrawing of ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The perils of extreme behavior

We have been so divided in recent years; let’s not be divided any further
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Foreign support for Tsipras and respect for the opposition

It is easy to see why Greece’s partners are happy with Alexis Tsipras on a range of issues
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

From the auditoriums

Tsipras is constantly mutating and has no problem with devouring friends and allies
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

Right to dignity

If we agree with Sigmund Freud that “the first requisite of civilization is that of justice” and assume that half of attorney ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

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