Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

Gains and Losses for Greece After the Birth of North Macedonia

The Greek and FYROM flags in front of Lake Prespa. File photo As of Monday, February 10, the little Balkan country north of Greece is...

Greek Politics in Turmoil After Prespa Agreement

When Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras managed to push the Prespa Agreement through the House by "borrowing" lawmakers from other parties, the repercussions end...

The 2019 EU Parliamentary Elections and the Rising Tide of Nationalism

By Andreas C Chrysafis The campaigns for the next elections for the European Parliament, scheduled for May 23-26, 2019, have already begun in earnest. A...

Macedonia and the Practice of Democracy in Greece

My deepest respect goes to the Greek people who expressed their determination last Sunday to stand up against heinous political decisions. Tens of thousands...

Macedonian Issue to Determine Greek Politics in 2019

The issue of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's name change will be the key factor shaping Greece's volatile political scene in 2019. As...

Is Cyprus Abandoning Russia?

Cyprus President  Anastasiades' televised news conference recently confirmed the notion that there never was a viable strategic plan to solve the Cyprus problem. It...

Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Haunts Greece 10 Years Later

December 6, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas, an act that stands as...

Worker Strikes in Greece Now a Meaningless Routine

The announcement of Wednesday's general strike in Greece by the two largest labor unions was the second this month. An earlier strike took place...

How The Athens Polytechnic Uprising Ideals of Freedom and Democracy Lost their Glow

In November 1973, it had been six and a half years since Greece was placed under strict military rule. Opponents of the junta who...

Greek PM – Archbishop Verbal Deal has Little Substance

The deal reached between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece Ieronymos on Tuesday has little substance and...

Greece Embraces Culture Not as Luxury But as Investment in Progress

By Constantine E. Passaris* Since time immemorial, Greece has supported and promoted the arts and culture. Indeed, Greece has created a significant foot print and...

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