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Political overhaul

ALEXIS PAPACHELAS

The country desperately needs alternative political solutions. There’s still a slight chance that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will turn towards the center and govern efficiently enough, distancing himself from extremes for a while.

COMMENT

Let go of the past

The way things have evolved in Greece, New Democracy is arguably the only party capable of safeguarding the country’s European future.

COMMENT

Blight on the economy

The capitals controls imposed on Greece last month is a blight that was caused by an excess of levity and which has led to incalculable damage being wreaked on the country.

COMMENT

Still captive

Greeks are paying a hefty price for SYRIZA’s obsessions and experiments.

COMMENT

General paralysis

A strange sort of paralysis has set into every sector managed by the SYRIZA-led government.

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Now healed, Raphael the sea turtle is released

Volunteerswith the Archelon society for the protection of sea turtles celebrate on the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Monday, August 3, after the release of Raphael, a male loggerhead turtle who was found badly injured last year. Raphael was rescued on August 18, 2014, when he was found with injuries to his head and shell, possibly from a boat propeller. The 71-centimeter, 46-kilogram turtle has been cared for by Archelon and was released at Crystal beach, a protected loggerhead nesting site. [AP]