It was a fine morning in the early 1960s when a parcel arrived at the high school in Aghios Kirykos on the eastern Aegean island of Icaria. It was addressed in a broad hand “To Mr Chrysostomos Fountoulis, Meteorologist.” NASA was marked as the sender.
“The refugees we’ve housed at our facilities once again feel human. From the moment they arrive, they get their own room with a door and a key.” This is the secret to the success of Elpida Home, according to Amed Khan, the founder of the operation.
Every Wednesday, a 60-year-old man identified only by his initials – P.S. – attends a Greek language class in Tel Aviv. No one was surprised to see him take up the lessons, given the fact that P.S., who retired six months ago, is half-Greek.
Communist Party (KKE) leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas addresses party officials Thursday during KKE’s 20th congress. The key goal of the party, which next year celebrates its 100th birthday, is to bring about "social change" and to "fulfill its historic, pioneering role, using class struggle to accentuate the contradictions of the capitalist system." [Eurokinissi]