We are at the beginning of the second summer season amid a pandemic. This year the situation is better, in the sense that a significant proportion of the population has already been vaccinated and hundreds of thousands more are being vaccinated every week.

04.05.2021 / 20:44

Criticism against Turkey has become personal in recent years, with most Western analysts, and even politicians, directing their barbs at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

27.04.2021 / 18:31

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview.

22.04.2021 / 21:15

The United Nations is inaugurating yet another initiative to find some common ground in order to arrive at an agreement for solving the Cyprus issue.

20.04.2021 / 20:34

A few weeks ago, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s decision to publicly characterize Turkish President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan as a dictator received a lot of publicity.

15.04.2021 / 08:39

Thursday’s meeting of the foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey in Ankara will not suddenly usher in a new era of friendship between the two countries.

13.04.2021 / 11:39

After decades of debate, unnecessary sparring and much inertia, Greece’s Parliament in December 2019 passed a law giving Greeks abroad the right to vote in our national elections.

08.04.2021 / 21:02

Two disputes over the past few days – one over an article by former PM Costas Simitis ahead of the publication of a book on the 1999 EU Helsinki Summit and the other over divisive statements by SYRIZA MP and ex-minister Pavlos Polakis – brought to the fore an annoying public malady.