09.08.2021 / 18:06

The director of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford is a leading world expert on all issues related to climate change. With more than 250 research papers, he takes a holistic approach to the challenges humanity is facing, ranging from protecting ecosystems, agriculture and forestry to all issues related to economic and […]

14.07.2021 / 17:45

On Monday, July 6, 2015, a day after the bailout referendum in Greece, the Russian Embassy in Athens posted an official communication on its website, announcing that a telephone conversation had taken place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras upon the latter’s request. The phone call has been underestimated in […]

25.05.2021 / 08:29

On Wednesday, May 26, at 6 p.m. Greek time, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis can be seen in live conversation with Harvard professor of public policy and co-author of the much discussed 2018 book “How Democracies Die” Daniel Ziblatt.  The event, which will be streamed on, is organized by the Thessaloniki-based Cultural Society of Entrepreneurs […]

21.05.2021 / 15:30

Report finds that changes in the school curriculum convey the idea of Turkish superiority over other peoples and cultures to a new generation.

06.05.2021 / 16:09

Economic recession, distorted decision-making in the palace, rising social discontent, backlash from within the ranks of the military and strained ties with the West are weakening Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s continued hold on power ahead of presidential elections in 2023, Turkish-American political analyst Soner Cagaptay tells Kathimerini.

22.04.2021 / 18:03

Nouriel Roubini, the renowned American economist who predicted the 2008 global financial crisis – and for that reason was nicknamed “Dr Doom” – participated in a webinar-discussion organized by the Harvard Business School Club of Greece in September last year.

20.04.2021 / 15:38

Turkey’s economic troubles and the political changeover in Washington have caused a “rebalancing” of the country’s foreign policy away from assertive and combative discourse, Sinan Ulgen, a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels and chairman of the Istanbul-based Center for Economics and Foreign Policy (EDAM) think tank, tells Kathimerini in an interview.

05.04.2021 / 16:18

The chair at the Department of Economics of the University of California, Berkeley, Andreas Papandreou, his wife Margaret and their four children set sail from Piraeus in August 1960 on the Queen Frederica to return to the United States.

01.04.2021 / 19:02

The Athens trial over the trafficking of 27 Tibetan migrants, who were found in a Kypseli apartment in November 2019, ended on Wednesday with the two main defendants, nationals of Tibet and Malaysia, receiving 12.5-year prison sentences.

20.03.2021 / 11:49

Rarely do you meet an academic who is as radical and creative a thinker as Dan Rabinowitz. He spoke recently to Kathimerini about how outdated investments in oil and gas are and what the magic solution to the climate crisis is.

14.03.2021 / 20:24

Fiona Hill is not your typical member of the senior national security establishment in Washington. A British-born-and-raised American (she is the daughter of a coal miner and a midwife from County Durham, as her accent attests) she stands out among the gray middle-aged WASPS who dominate the space – and stood out even more with […]

03.03.2021 / 19:05

As head of the Center for Applied Turkey Studies, associated with the prestigious German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Günter Seufert is widely regarded as one of the leading experts on Turkey.