PM Tsipras’ Pre-Election Handouts Alarm Greece’s Creditors

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is slated to give out one billion euros in various types of handouts as the crucial European and local...

Turkey’s War Games Off Cyprus Alarm the US

*This editorial was originally published in Greek in Hellas Journal  by Michail Ignatiou The international community, with the United States in the lead, is taking action to...

Greek Indifference to Albanian “State Mafia” Targeting Hellenic Minority

*This editorial piece was originally published in Greek in Hellas Journal  by Giorgos Harvalias  It is noteworthy how insensitive Greek politicians are to the ongoing maltreatment...

My Dad Was a CIA Spy in Greece — But Not a Thug

by Leslie Absher When I was just a baby, my father was sent to Greece for his first field assignment with the CIA. It was...

Political Scandals in Greece Overshadow Significance of European Parliament Elections

Greece is almost one month away from the crucial European Parliament elections of 2019, yet both the government and opposition have turned the political...

Constant Meddling in University Admissions Undermines Education in Greece

The Greek university entry exams system has been an issue that torments students and parents for decades. In the past thirty years there have...

Novartis Case: The “Biggest Scandal in Modern Greece” or a Political Conspiracy?

The trade name Novartis has featured in Greek newspaper headlines for over a year now, almost as often as the controversial term "Macedonia." The story...

Geostrategic Powerplay Hinders Massive Chinese Investment in Greece

The decision recently taken by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to declare a large part of Piraeus a site of archaeological interest is putting...

Eldorado Gold Chief Says Elections a Catalyst for Investment in Greece

Eldorado Gold President and CEO George Burns said this week that the upcoming general elections in Greece will be the catalyst for the mining...

Greece the Only Western Country Which Bans Private Universities

The issue of the establishment of private universities in Greece is on the hotseat now that discussion on related constitutional amendments is taking place...

Spending Galore: Government Continues Tradition that Bankrupted Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has unleashed a barrage of promises to voters very much like those that brought him to power in 2015. With...

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...

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