Greek Government Tries to Downplay Yet Another Failure

Until Monday, every monthly Eurogroup since last autumn was branded as "crucial" by the Greek government. Other than crucial, every meeting of the euro...

The Parallel Reality of Greek State Television

If an outsider watched the news on Greek public television, they would think that Greece is already a country on the way to economic...

The Menace of the Med & Cyprus

There is a nasty thorn growing inside the perfumed garden of Europe and releasing its poisonous spores across the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean....

Anti-Austerity Government Celebrates Austerity Measures

Alexis Tsipras and his cabinet always find something to celebrate. From unfinished highways and under-equipped hospitals they inaugurate with aplomb worthy of banana republic...

PM Tsipras Insults Greek People’s Intelligence

"When the going gets tough, politicians start lying" would be the appropriate saying for Greek politicians. And that's exactly what Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Extortion in Motoring Fines

The recent announcement that motoring fines in Cyprus are to increase by as much 500% are no less than extortion by a government desperate...

Death of Democracy in Turkey

Sunday’s questionable referendum results in Turkey, offers Erdogan the opportunity to declare himself the ultimate Sultan of Turkey. When that happens it will be...
How the Greek Crisis is Profitable for the IMF

How the Greek Crisis is Profitable for the International Monetary Fund

Does the IMF have an incentive to keep Greece in crisis to protect its own financial survival and continue to milk the Greek cow?

Greek Government Celebrates More Austerity Measures

In debt-ridden Greece all logic seems to be lost after Friday's announcement by Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem that the second bailout review is close...

Parades…

Each year, March 25th and April 1st marks the day when revolutionary Greeks took up arms against the Ottomans and the EOKA fighters rose...

Finance Minister Admits that Syriza Is Not a Government for All Greeks

On Tuesday night, Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos essentially admitted that his government failed to deal with critical economic issues and as a result...

The IMF-Berlin Back and Forth Might Cost Greece

The technical teams of Greece's creditors return to Athens on Tuesday to resume negotiations over the bailout program review. This is what was agreed...

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