POLITICS


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NEWS

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday that the party congress of ruling New Democracy that had been scheduled for December 3-5 has been postponed until the first quarter of 2022, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (l) poses with her government after the cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday. [AP]
OPINION

The new German coalition is expected to be a lot tougher on Turkey than Angela Merkel’s government was, especially where human rights are concerned.

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IMAGES

Material aimed at raising public awareness was distributed Thursday by staff of the Hellenic Police’s Domestic Violence Response Services on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.


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NEWS

Pledging zero tolerance, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a five-year action plan on Wednesday for the protection of children from sexual abuse and exploitation, saying the issue is a national priority.




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OPINION

‘A question emerged in a recent conversation, asking, “Why do Greeks not operate like Jewish people? Why is Greece not Israel?” The answer is not simple.


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GERARD ROLAND

Gerard Roland, the E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics and Political Science at Berkeley, was an observer of the situation in Greece during the economic crisis and has been critical of the stabilization programs.

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OPINION

Many are curious about the recent discussion over the return of the Parthenon Sculptures. Is it a case of another prime minister using an emotionally charged issue to score points with voters?

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (center), Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama (left) and North Macedonia Deputy Prime Minister Nikola Dimitrov (right) pose for a photo after a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, on November 4. [Andrez Cukic/EPA]
ANALYSIS

‘With his recent statements in which he has set the unification of Albania with Kosovo in a Greater Albania as the main goal of his political career, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has lifted the lid of a Pandora’s box of dangerous Balkan “Great Ideas.”