In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, 24 hours prior to his scheduled arrival in Athens, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a range of issues concerning Greek-Turkish relations, highlighting his vision for a “new page” in bilateral ties based on a “win-win” formula.

04.12.2023 / 20:00

Regardless of whether you agree or disagree with them, it is important that the people who have been responsible for the country’s fate should speak publicly about what was and what is.

01.12.2023 / 21:40

Henry Kissinger, the former US secretary of state who passed away on Thursday, took with him the secrets that pursued him like ghosts, making him steer clear of the Cyprus issue.

29.11.2023 / 21:12

A strange, grand and completely disparate “alliance” is challenging the hegemony of the West and the world system created after World War II. China, Russia, Iran, India, Turkey and some Latin American states are some of the very important countries participating in the “Global South” alliance.

22.11.2023 / 21:16

There are certain articles that one can write and revise every three to four years, confidently knowing that not a single paragraph needs alteration.

20.11.2023 / 22:05

A book co-authored by Daniel Ziblatt and Steven Levitsky became a bestseller in 2018. Its ominous title, “How Democracies Die,” not only provided insights into the erosion of institutions triggered by the rise of Donald Trump, but also proved prophetic concerning the subsequent challenging of election results and the attack on the US Capitol.

20.11.2023 / 21:44

The difference that a specific person, a powerful personality, can have on the course of history really is remarkable. I still have vivid memories of the first images broadcast after the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in November 1995 by a far-right Israeli nationalist.

13.11.2023 / 21:12

You can hardly call the spectacle that SYRIZA has become a serious opposition. There is, of course, an upside. At a time when it’s hard to watch a decent TV drama with a rich plot and action without paying, there’s something to be said for having a leftist party provide you with all the thrills you can get on a streaming service.

07.11.2023 / 09:30

“What is the greatest threat to the USA today?” a veteran American diplomat was recently asked at an international forum. Everyone expected him to say China, possibly Iran and the destabilization of the Middle East, perhaps even Russia.

06.11.2023 / 07:58

A few years ago, as the head of the International Monetary Fund, it would not have been easy for her to walk in central Athens, when Greece was in the midst of its government debt crisis.

30.10.2023 / 14:18

Our work, that of a journalist, is increasingly fraught with challenges worldwide. A poignant example of this was evident after the recent bombing of a hospital in Gaza, where even renowned media organizations like The New York Times and the BBC found themselves in the position of having to issue apologies or explanations for their […]

23.10.2023 / 20:00

When you ask certain ministers when they intend to officially announce a measure they’ve previously promised, you often receive the response: “Oh, that will happen after the elections.”

18.10.2023 / 09:56

US President Joe Biden may be advanced in age, and there are ongoing concerns within his team regarding the risks of a literal stumble that could potentially harm his image.

16.10.2023 / 21:34

No one should take society for granted: That is the message sent from the ballot box on Sunday, as in other elections. This is an age of frustration, when citizens don’t want to feel like fish on a hook, when they have demands, and nothing angers them more than arrogance.