Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras may say he is ready to take over the governance of the country, but he does not seem to be convincing people. The public seeks stability and abhors surprises and uncertainty, especially when the clouds are gathering menacingly everywhere and the country is in need of a steady hand and efficiency to deal with the approaching storm.

23.11.2022 / 21:28

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion.

08.11.2022 / 21:00

“Whoever voted Biden owes me gas money,” say millions of posters and stickers on the back windows of massive semi-trucks across the United States, expressing the mounting frustration at the hike in fuel prices. This is, after all, why the American president’s advisers have for months been asking him to focus his campaign for the […]

26.10.2022 / 23:36

Erdogan’s performance suggests that his nationalist agenda, menacing rhetoric against Greece and US-bashing are paying off.

12.10.2022 / 21:28

Greece has made remarkable progress in terms of the digital transition, mostly thanks to the efforts of Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis.

05.10.2022 / 21:31

“If I had handed out 50 billion euros rather than collecting €37 billion, then I would be elected prime minister for as long as I want,” Alexis Tsipras, leader of the main SYRIZA opposition, said in a recent interview.

20.09.2022 / 21:18

Following the appearance of Greece’s party leaders at the Thessaloniki International Fair, we now have a clearer picture of the political landscape as we head into general elections.

13.09.2022 / 21:18

There were no real surprises at the Thessaloniki International Fair on the weekend. In his keynote speech, the PM made it clear that the general elections will take place as planned, under the current electoral law.

06.09.2022 / 21:31

Every cloud has a silver lining, as the saying goes, or every crisis brings opportunity. The truth is that the fastest way to implement painful but essential change is through adversity.

24.08.2022 / 22:15

I decided to go for a swim last Sunday; it was the last day of my summer holidays and I’d just come back to scorching Athens. With so little traffic on the capital’s streets, I was soon swimming at one of my favorite coves in Saronida.

27.07.2022 / 21:47

Watching the TV debate between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss for the Tory leadership I could not help but ask myself how the political life of a great country like Britain, a country with solid institutions, strong social reflexes and a great history, could possibly come to be dominated by personalities of the caliber of Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and David Cameron.

06.07.2022 / 22:36

I doubt there is a single person who has visited Monodendri, one of the most beautiful villages of Zagori in northwestern Greece, and hasn’t tried the flour pie at the taverna Pita tis Kikitsas.

22.06.2022 / 18:22

If this isn’t political shortsightedness, I don’t know what is: There are parties in Greece that are celebrating because French President Emmanuel Macron’s party did not win an absolute majority in last Sunday’s second round of legislative elections.

01.06.2022 / 21:16

Ankara’s hardline rhetoric and mounting provocations, including the systematic violations of Greek airspace by Turkish military jets, appear to forewarn of a repeat of the heated summer of 2020.

26.05.2022 / 08:42

Not even PASOK’s warmest supporters had anticipated that the party’s congress would pan out so smoothly – without whining, clashes and personal stratagems.