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Greece, Cyprus Sign Important Sea Operations Pact

An important bilateral pact between Greece and Cyprus that will facilitate joint search-and-rescue operations between the two Mediterranean allies was signed on Monday. According to...

November 17 Terrorist Savvas Xeros Asks to be Released

Convicted terrorist Savvas Xeros appeared in court in Piraeus, Greece, on Tuesday morning as part of his appeal to be released from Korydallos Prison...

Supreme Court Prosecutor Asks for Exemplary Punishment for Animal Abusers

After a recent wave of cruel attacks against animals, mainly against stray dogs, Supreme Court prosecutor Efterpi Koutzamani on Monday called on prosecutors across...

Amal Alamuddin as the Deus Ex Machina

It seems that the spirit of ancient Greece has come to the rescue of suffering, debt-stricken, contemporary Greece. How else can one explain that...

Foreign Media on the Mosaic Discovery in the Amphipolis Tomb

International news agencies and the foreign press have reported extensively on the recent discovery of an elaborate mosaic inside the Kasta hill tomb. According to...

Staples More Expensive Despite Deflation

Greek households continue to pay more for staples despite deflation, according to a survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). Despite efforts made...

Is SYRIZA the New PASOK?

In October 1981, a major transformation occurred in Greek politics. It was the first time in Greece's history that a socialist party won the elections and...

Greece’s 2015 Budget: Too Good to Be True?

A few years ago, the Greek Tourism Organization launched a campaign dubbed "Live Your Myth in Greece." It was good, catchy, and it worked....

Vote of Confidence Buys Valuable Time for Shaky Greek Government

It is nothing but ironic that the once-mighty conservative New Democracy party celebrated its 40th anniversary amidst a whirlwind of public disaffection, internal arguments,...

The State Sheds Crocodile Tears over Victim of Hooliganism

One can never cease to marvel at the ways Greek politicians choose to handle difficult situations. The recent case of Kostas Katsoulis – a fan so...

Is Samaras Resorting to ‘Bank Run’ Threats?

New Democracy MP Adonis Georgiadis is known for his eccentric, occasionally provocative statements. Since his days as the Greek Minister of Shipping, Georgiadis has made...

Samaras is the “Good Student” at Meeting with Merkel

When I was in high school, I had a math teacher who responded the same way every time my father inquired about my progress: He would...

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