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Oblivious to danger

ALEXIS PAPACHELAS

Unless something pretty spectacular happens, Greece is at risk of going through a major experiment in political anthropology over the next few years, having to learn whether the country can be governed under a system of simple proportional representation.

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A good day for Hellenism in America

TOM ELLIS

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, widely seen as an ally of Greece and Cyprus for over two decades, was re-elected to a third term, while the number of Americans of Greek descent in the House of Representatives also increased.

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A citizen's complaint

PANAGIS VOURLOUMIS

I attended an event organized by the Indonesian Embassy in Athens last Sunday afternoon. It was held at the Zirineio Municipal Sports Center in the northern suburb of Kifissia and was attended by dozens of Indonesian families, representing almost the entire community that lives in the Attica area.

NEWS Community elections

Government in bid to boost local influence

TANIA GEORGIOPOULOU

Proposed changes to a bill aimed at overhauling the governance of Greece’s local authorities, which are to be submitted to Parliament on Wednesday, foresee the segmentation of constituencies in the capital with the apparent goal of increasing the influence of leftist SYRIZA in those areas.

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