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Economic Crisis Hits Archaeological Sites

The severe economic crisis that has crippled Greece for the last two years has not spared even the[...]

Vanishing Cyprus – Failed Democracy – Part One

Democracy is a form of government in which all people are meant to be equal and to have an equal say in the decisions...

Papandreou Survives Confidence Vote, Coalition Looms

ATHENS – After delivering the speech of his life with a plea for divided Greeks to rally round the flag and keep international aid coming, Prime Minister George Papandreou was given a vote of confidence[...]

Papandreou Scraps Bailout Referendum, Seeks Coalition Government

ATHENS – Faced with defections by his Finance Minister, Cabinet official and Members of Parliament of his ruling PASOK Socialist party, Prime Minister George Papandreou has quickly withdrawn his plans[...]

Thessaloniki Rediscovers its Byzantine Walls

In a recent survey held in Thessaloniki seven out of 10 interviewed responded that the White Tower[...]

Philosophical Perspective on Greek Economic Crisis

Over 200 international philosophers braved strikes and protests, coming to Greece this month to join a forum and debate matters of the mind. For the...

Sudanese Exhibition in Athens

The Benaki Museum for Islamic Arts is about to host a special event in the agora of Ancient Athens. An exhibition of photographs documenting...

New Site for Athens Museum of Folk Art

After years of waiting, the Greek Museum of Folk Art, founded in 1918 by the well-known poet Giorgios Drosinis and by a group of...

Greek Demonstrators Join Global “Day of Rage”

Sol Square in Madrit, Tahrir Square in Cairo, Green Square in Tripoli, Syntagma Square in Athens, Zuccotti Park in New York and now Paris,...

Priceless Antiquities Seized from Smugglers in Thessaloniki

Police in Thessaloniki have seized "priceless" antiquities of "major archaeological value", arresting two suspects, officials said late on Thursday. Officers recovered more than 70 items...
Nicosia Cyprus

Vanishing Cyprus: Social Stranglehold

*By Andreas C Chrysafis Is there any hope for Cyprus ever becoming a modern-thinking society politically and socially in line with other nations? Ask a...

Back to the Drach? Papandreou May Let Voters Decide

ATHENS – As  pressure builds on Greece to default, Prime Minister George Papandreou is reportedly mulling a referendum to let the people decide whether...