ND resubmits Greek diaspora vote proposal

NEWS

In the wake of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s visit to the US last week and the praise he showered on Greeks living abroad, conservative New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday resubmitted to Parliament his proposal to give diaspora Greeks the right to vote in Greek elections.

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Safeguarding vital interests

Certain European officials have been annoyed by Greece’s intention to spend a little more than a billion euros to upgrade its fleet of F-16 fighter jets.

NEWS Migration

Greek islands bursting at the seams

The latest spike in migrant arrivals in Greece has caught the government off guard, with critics saying it has no plan of action as the situation has become reminiscent of the crisis at the end of 2015, when thousands of people flooded into the country.

NEWS Crime

Lawyer refutes client's testimony over cemetery murder

Following five hours of testimony on Sunday, the lawyer representing the father of a woman found murdered in an Athens cemetery last week, refuted his client’s testimony on Monday.

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The cost of doing nothing is immeasurable

MARGOT WALLSTRÖM & ISABELLA LÖVIN *

The names and places associated with the atrocities that stain the world’s recent history are only too well known: Guernica, Babi Yar, Sharpeville, Treblinka, Hiroshima, Halabja, Rwanda, Srebrenica and, more recently, Aleppo and Yemen, to name but a few. The memories of those who have suffered are as painful as the list is long.

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COMMUNITY History

The Greek-British Symposium

NIKOS KONSTANDARAS

Britain is moving toward the EU exit whereas Greece is trying to remain in the eurozone, Europe’s hard core. With Brexit, it is certain that Britain’s relationship with the EU and with the bloc’s members will change.

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Iznik Ceramics | Athens | To November 19

The Benaki Museum of Islamic Arts presents an exhibition dedicated to fine ceramics produced in the city of Iznik in Asia Minor from the last quarter of the 15th century until the end of the 17th century.