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...

Opinion: FYROM Referendum on Name Change a Fiasco

Sunday's referendum on the name change in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia turned out to be a fiasco, both for Prime Minister Zoran...

Opinion: Cyprus in a Political Cocoon

by Andreas C Chrysafis  “Come…come,” said the spider to the fly, “I will wrap you up in a cocoon and then devour your body and...

Has Alexis Tsipras Put an End to Anti-Americanism in Greece?

It was early 2015 when Greece's first leftist government was making a clandestine attempt to find economic allies in Russia and China in an...

Scrapping of Latin Brings to Light the Chronic Problem of Greece’s Education Ministry

Greek Education Minister Costas Gavroglou has once again become the epicenter of controversy after Monday's announcement that he intends to get rid of Latin...

The Traveller and the Tourist: A Tale of Discovery in Santorini

By Michael Ermogenis* The terms 'traveller' and 'tourist' have such vastly different meanings: A traveller is a person seeking authentic experiences and tries to enrich and...

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