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20 August, 2019


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1. Authoritarian, divisive, hard right?

A few days ago, the New York Times published an opinion piece on political developments in Greece on its front page in which the author denounced the return to power of the “hard” right under the leadership of an “authoritarian” prime minister with “anti-democratic instincts.” ...

2. Greek PM in charm offensive aiming to ease primary surplus targets

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning a series of trips abroad toward the end of this month and next, hoping to convince Greece’s creditors of the recently elected government’s commitment to reforms and to lay the groundwork for reducing demanding primary surplus targets agreed under the country’s post-bailout agreement....

3. Mitsotakis, expectations and the need for unity

The coming weeks will naturally see an emphasis on New Democracy’s proposals on all the major issues, from the economy and security, to education and health. At the same time the new prime minister will have to strike a balance between the rival forces within his party’s ranks, combining the new with the old. ...

4. The others were Merkel’s puppets, we were just naive

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted to being naive enough to believe that his European counterparts, whose countries have loaned Greece billions of euros, would go easy on him...

5. Two women at the top of EU decision making

Under the deal, Ursula von der Leyen, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm...

6. World leaders mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day

7. EU vote across Europe

8. Europe unites after fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral

9. May to ask Merkel and Macron for Brexit delay

The British Parliament passed a law designed to prevent the government from pursing a no-deal Brexit late Monday, while Theresa May heads to Berlin and Paris Tuesday as part of her efforts to win a short delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union...

10. Greece should have taken 10-year ‘timeout’ from eurozone, says Schaeuble‘timeout-from-eurozone-says-schaeuble

Former German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, widely regarded as the architect of austerity in eurozone crisis countries, said in an interview in the Financial Times on Friday that Greece should have taken a 10-year timeout from the bloc. ...

11. For a strong Europe

12. SYRIZA has realized that Greece belongs to the West

13. The perils of extreme behavior

14. 'We will miss you' - Germany pleads with the British to stay in EU

15. Product with an expiry date

16. Angela Merkel in Athens

17. Greek PM and German Chancellor discuss the Cyprus problem

18. Merkel expresses support for reform effort, Prespes deal

On her first visit to Athens in four years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday expressed her support for the Prespes name deal as well as Greece’s ongoing economic reform efforts, saying the country was entering a new phase....

19. Greece can count on Germany, Merkel tells Kathimerini

20. Hackers leak German Politicians' personal data

21. Unfavourable climate in the EU

22. May: Does this house want to deliver Brexit?

23. Europe may need to step up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine - Merkel ally

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

25. The critical presidential question

Andreas Paraschos takes a closer look at the latest political developments on the Cyprus issue, following a presidential press conference that left many with a smug on their face ...

26. 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 at Kathimerini Cyprus as we mark our ten year anniversary since our first publication on 2 November 2008...

27. Merkel takes the fall leaving Europe without a leader

28. United against racism Germans stage mass protest against far right

29. This is the Balkans

30. Tsipras’s last card