PM invites Japanese investments to Greece

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis extolled the “very interesting investment opportunities” Greece has to offer in a multitude of areas, not only in tourism but also in sectors such as infrastructure, renewable energy, services and in fields related to green and digital transition.

The simplest solution for Kasidiaris’ party

In the last few days, the Greek government and main opposition SYRIZA have submitted their proposals for blocking Ellines – the party formed by Ilias Kasidiaris, a former top official of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn convicted of directing a criminal organization – from running in the upcoming general elections.

Tsipras engaging in ‘extortion,’ says gov’t spokesperson

Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras is engaging in “extortion” and “degrading the institutional pillars of Greek democracy,” government spokesperson Giannis Oikonomou has said, following SYRIZA’s announcement that it will abstain from all parliamentary procedures until the prime minister announces a general election date.

Turkish opposition vows more democracy if it wins election

A coalition of six Turkish opposition parties striving to end two decades of rule by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday reaffirmed a commitment for a return to parliamentary democracy should their alliance win elections that are likely to be held on May 14.

The profile of undecided voters

With elections looming, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras are seeking to rally their traditional voters and hunt for the undecided ones who will largely shape the final correlations in the first ballot of simple proportional representation.

Unknown intentions, very visible risks

So much controversy has been stirred by a recent event titled “Are We Staying in Europe? Wiretaps, Rights and Rule of Law,” that the discussion about it actually began before it even took place.

Leaders ignore reality at their peril

“Military leaders that serve dictators often hide the truth from them,” wrote former US Secretary Mike Pompeo in his just-published memoir “Never Give an Inch,” which enraged Ankara.

Asymmetric conflict

The political dispute between the government and the official opposition is shaping up as a clash between action and identity, between management and accusations, between reality and fairy tales.