COMMENT Turkey erdogan_web--4

Greeks in Erdogan’s sights


From the beginning of the year, when Greece blocked Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s attempt to blackmail Europe with the mass movement of migrants, Turkey has been trying, with increasing persistence, to “isolate” Greece from its European Union partners. 

COMMENT Politics parliament

Letters leaders find on their desk


During another of the usual verbal battles in Parliament on Wednesday, between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and opposition leader Alexis Tsipras, the latter referred to a familiar anecdote about the newly elected premier who finds three letters from his predecessor on his desk.


The challenge of real reform


The state is still burdened by inactive and loss-making enterprises, which could, under bolder and smarter management, become drivers of growth for the country.

COMMENT Security armenia_azerbaijan_web

Nagorno-Karabakh, the Azeri view


During the 44 days of the war in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan – Nagorno-Karabakh – and surrounding regions, we observed black propaganda against Azerbaijan in the international media. There was a biased approach to the conflict thanks to the false information about the historical facts and the whole conflict deliberately spread by Armenians.

COMMENT Turkey erdogan_web--3

Turkey secures a foothold in the Caucasus


The escalation of the coronavirus crisis, in combination with the artificial political confrontation provoked by the tactical maneuvers in the name of the anniversary of the November 17 Athens Polytechnic uprising, has overshadowed interest in other recent events.



Keeping children in touch with school


Sofia Roboli records sign language lessons that are broadcast on public television, at an elementary school in Athens, Friday. Most other European countries have vowed to keep schools open, but the pandemic has hit Greece hard for the first time in recent weeks following a successful lockdown in the spring, overwhelming hospitals in parts of the country. State television is making and broadcasting lessons, while teachers sit in empty classrooms talking to remote students. Despite some problems, they say it keeps children in touch with their schools. [Thanassis Stavrakis/AP]