The vast majority of proposed changes in the constitution of Greece were approved in the first round of parliamentary voting that took place on Thursday, 14 February. These include changes regarding the State’s religious neutrality, restriction…

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Her Job” is a film about Panayiota, a stay at home mum, set on survival mode for quite long and living with a domineering husband who is out of work. As the economic pressure increases on her family, semi-illiterate Panayiota will get a…

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The International Tourism Exhibition WTM 2018 took place at ExCel, London for three consecutive days (5-7 November 2018). The Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO)’s surprise guest of was best-selling author Victoria Hislop, who has writte…

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Richard Clogg, Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford, is one of the most widely read British academics writing about Modern Greek history. He was previously Professor of Modern Balkan History in the University of London. He has writte…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Turkey this Tuesday, 5.02 for a two-day visit that aims to reduce tension and promote mutual trust between the two countries. The visit follows a groundbreaking visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

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On Friday 25.01 the Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement with 153 votes. The ratification means that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will be renamed North Macedonia and opens up the country’s path to EU and NATO membership…

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Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras writes* for the Greek version of The Economist magazine’s “The World in 2019” special edition, which was distributed with the Real News newspaper on Sunday.

Anyone attempting forecasts and pro…

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Thessaloniki is a poison for which there is no antidote. For me it is a life sentence of ambivalence between attraction and repulsion. A mystical force keeps me prisoner and -as though I am under its spell- I will never abandon it […]

Thomas K…

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The 5th Southern EU Countries Summit, also known as “EuroMed 7 summit”, took place in Nicosia on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Heads of State or Government of seven EU member states from the Mediterranean region convened to discuss the major c…

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