Friday August 1, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
31o C
24o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Self-destructive tradition

Back in the days when socialist PASOK was the countrys main opposition, led by George Papandreou, the party never missed a chance to proclaim its intention to renationalize OTE telecom and change the agreement with Cosco regarding Piraeus port.

When the party rose to power it realized that governing a country requires continuity and that serious obligations and commitments do not change depending on who is in charge.

Today, the main oppostion SYRIZA party has adopted the same strategy, allying with figures who played a key role in developing the irresponsible position adopted by Papandreou. Certain members of the left-wing party gone so far as to publicly threaten those managing projects of major strategic and national importance, such as the Trans Adriatic Pipeline for natural gas, thus continuing a sad and self-destructive tradition that discourages serious investors and tarnishes Greeces image abroad.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday Jul 1, 2014 (22:14)  
In trying to conquer, Putin unites Europe
Our own worst enemies
Summer turbulence
Capital upgrade
Large fire breaks out near Corinth
Firefighters on Friday were trying to bring under control a large blaze that broke out shortly after noon in the Prefecture of Corinth in the northern Peloponnese. Five water-dumping craft a...
Jean-Claude Juncker to make first official visit to Athens on Monday
European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker is expected in Athens on Monday, where he will be meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the Commission announced on Frida...
Inside News
Greek bond yields dip as investors anticipate ratings upgrade
Greek bond yields slipped on Friday, slightly outperforming other lower-rated euro zone bonds as investors anticipated a credit ratings upgrade from Moody's later in the day. Moody's has an ...
Greek exporters worried about impact of Russia sanctions
The Panhellenic Exporters Federation (PSE) has warned the European Commission against the impact of European sanctions against Russia on Greece's exports. The European Union on Tuesday agree...
Inside Business
SOCCER
One win and one loss in Europa League
Greece had a hit and a miss in the first-leg games for the third qualifying round of the Europa League on Thursday, as Atromitos scored a 2-1 win at Sarajevo while Asteras Tripolis lost 1-0 ...
SOCCER
Goalless draw at Liege puts Greens in driving seat
Panathinaikos got the upper hand in the battle for entry to the Champions League playoffs after snatching a goalless draw at Standard Liege on Wednesday. If anything, the Greek cup holders m...
Inside Sports
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Large fire breaks out near Corinth
2. Jean-Claude Juncker to make first official visit to Athens on Monday
3. Britons stranded at sea off Zakynthos towed to safety
4. Greek bond yields dip as investors anticipate ratings upgrade
5. Human rights watchdog criticizes decision to file Farmakonisi case
6. Greek exporters worried about impact of Russia sanctions
more news
Today
This Week
1. Greece evacuates embassy staff, foreign nationals from Libya
2. Greek exporters worried about impact of Russia sanctions
3. Greek bond yields dip as investors anticipate ratings upgrade
4. Human rights watchdog criticizes decision to file Farmakonisi case
5. Britons stranded at sea off Zakynthos towed to safety
6. Jean-Claude Juncker to make first official visit to Athens on Monday
Today
This Week
1. Wine cup used by Pericles found in grave north of Athens
2. Quadriplegic woman on life support 'dies due to unpaid power bills'
3. Defense Minister Avramopoulos to represent Greece at European Commission
4. Worlds largest solar boat on Greek mission
5. Greece names fifth privatization agency chief in four years
6. What lessons can we draw from antiquity?
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.