Greece’s “Game of Thrones”: Venizelos Squeezes Out Stournaras

ATHENS – Absent from the list of the 105 athletes that Greece will be sending to the London Olympics this month – excluding the...

Greek Police Ignore Everyday Attacks on Migrants

Crisis, money and debt- these are the three words that every Greek citizen uses everyday. During the past years, one more has been added...

Athens – City of Staggering Dreams

It is 40° Celsius today here in Athens, or about 104° Fahrenheit. Eggs could in theory cook on the sidewalks, not that I’d like...

Turkey’s Delusions of Grandeur

The Cyprus talks are all but dead. It is only a matter of time before the nail in the coffin is hammered into place...

Greece: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

ATHENS - After 38 years of taking turns plundering the Greek treasury, hiring every crony and illiterate who couldn't read or write but knew...

Germany vs Greece: It’s More Than Just a Soccer Game

Imagine being a Palestinian playing against Israel, a Tibetan playing against China or a Kurd playing against Turkey. Now, all three peoples I mentioned...

Greek Election: The Next Day for Greece

The closely-watched June 17th elections in Greece brought a sigh of relief to financial markets and political commentators worldwide. Growing up in Greece, never...

Graffiti in Debt-Ridden Greece: Sophisticated Criticism or Plain Vandalism?

In its fifth year of recession, Greece is trying to tackle economic hardships, political instability and social despair. Stress, anger and despair are taking...

Hibernating Greece Awaits for June 17th Elections

Only four days remain before the June 17th general elections take place in Greece and the country seems to be mesmerized by the ongoing...

The Cowards of Golden Dawn Hide in the Dark

ATHENS - As if any more proof was needed that the Nazis of Golden Dawn are really just cowardly bullies who do their fighting...

Survey Says! Germans Most Respected, Greeks Least Respected

ATHENS -  As Greeks prepare to commit political suicide at the June 17 elections – a bullet in the head courtesy of the New...

The Crisis, the Church and the Taxes

Christine Lagarde’s comments about the Greeks trying to escape their tax payments in her recent Guardian interview put her in deep diplomatic water just...

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