It was June 29, 1982 and Andreas Papandreou had just returned from a fraught European Economic Community summit. The Greek prime minister gave his family a detailed account of what was said during the talks with his European counterparts with regard to the war that was raging in the Middle East.

06.10.2023 / 23:48

In 1993, a Cuban American, not yet 40, serving in the US House of Representatives in Washington, delivered a speech on the Turkish invasion and occupation of Cyprus that resonated deeply, particularly among the Cypriot and Greek communities in America. Why? Because it revealed the true character of Bob Menendez.

07.09.2023 / 21:09

In a double appeal for his release, Fredi Beleri, the ethnic Greek who was elected mayor of Himare in southern Albania in the municipal elections of May 14, addresses the judicial institutions as well as the prime minister of Albania, Edi Rama. In an interview with Kathimerini, Beleri, who has not […]

29.08.2023 / 20:58

Last Monday morning, I received a message from an unknown Albanian number that criticized a report I had written in last Sunday’s Kathimerini on the imprisonment of Fredi Beleri, the ethnic Greek mayor-elect of the city of Himare in southern Albania, in which the Albanian prime minister is accused of involvement […]

21.08.2023 / 10:44

The arrest of 95 Croatian soccer fans in connection with the violent incidents and the death of Michalis Katsouris outside the AEK stadium in Athens on August 7 has tested relations between the two countries, but “Croatia trusts the Greek justice system,” according to the country’s ambassador to Greece, Aleksandar Sunko.

20.08.2023 / 21:45

Athens is concerned that Fredi Beleri, the ethnic Greek who was elected mayor of Himare in southern Albania in the municipal elections of May 14 may lose his seat as a consequence of the tricks played by the government of Edi Rama.

30.03.2023 / 16:13

Giorgos Houliarakis was perhaps the most popular member of the SYRIZA government among his European Union peers. He was one of the very few people who focused on the real numbers of the economy and realistic data.

25.03.2023 / 15:07

“I’m an Englishman in New York,” says David Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary (2007-2010) who since 2013 has lived in New York, working as the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

14.01.2023 / 01:46

Would the referendum for abolishing the monarchy had been held if Constantine had returned to Greece before Konstantinos Karamanlis after the fall of the junta? And if it had, would the king have lost for certain? No one knows.

13.01.2023 / 10:19

Constantine spent much of his life away from the throne or stripped of it, starting in 1967 as an exile and then in 1973 as a former king, after the monarchy was formally abolished.

12.01.2023 / 19:28

Constantine attended the elite Anavryta Classical Lyceum, Greece’s first Western-style, boys-only boarding school, which was founded in 1940 and re-established for the 1949-50 academic year with the express purpose of ensuring that the heir to the Greek throne received a “proper” education. The crown prince’s athletic prowess and zeal for seizing the initiative – a […]

12.01.2023 / 16:15

The last king of Greece, Constantine II, died late Tuesday night, 100 years after the death of his grandfather, Constantine I, who died on January 11, 1923.