Anastasiades – Tsipras Agree Good Preparation for a New Cyprus Conference is Necessary

President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiadis, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, met on Thursday on the margins of the European Council Summit in Brussels and agreed that a good preparation of...

Greece: 5 Instances Where Small Radical Groups Wreak Havoc

The sense of disorder in Greece is gathering pace, as a small leftist minority disrupts life and destroys public and private property, on a daily basis. The incidents of unlawful behaviour are so common, that...

Hooded Vandals Smash Athens Metro Station, Invade Macedonian University

Two different incidents of vandalism, one in Athens and one in Thessaloniki, were recorded today. Hooded anarchists appear to be the culprits on both attacks. The first one occurred during the big Athens protest march,...

Spending Restrain Leads to Greek Jan-Nov Govt Budget Surplus Beating Target

A strong restrain in spending, a recipe the Greek government has been following blindly for the past two years, is the main reason the budget surplus has beaten its target so far. Greece’s central government...

20,000 Strikers Demonstrate Against Austerity in Greece

Some 20,000 people demonstrated in Greece on Thursday as a general strike against new budget cuts and labour reform paralysed the civil service and disrupted transports. Around 16,000, mainly Communist party-affiliated, demonstrators marched in Athens...

City of Elefsina Hosts the Baraka Circus’ First Performance in Greece

The French modern circus Baraka will arrive in the town of Elefsina on Saturday, with performances that include acrobatics, body theatre, music, and dance, as part of a tour that crosses the Mediterranean and...

President Welcomes the Approval of the 2018 State Budget

The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, welcomed today the approval of the 2018 state budget, describing the budget one of “responsibility and development”. According to a Presidency announcement, the President of the Republic stated that...

Greek Unemployment Rate Drops to 20.2%

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 20.2% in July-to-September, from 21.1% in the second quarter, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. About 75.6% of Greece’s 970,000 jobless are long-term unemployed, meaning they...

German Researchers: Berlin Owes Greece €185 Bln in WW II Reparations

Two German researchers claim that Germany owes Greece 185 billion euros in World War II reparations, of which less that 1 percent has been paid. German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reviewed a book called “Reparation Debt Mortgages...

Constantinople Expats Reply to Turkish President’s One-Sided Allegations

The Association of Constantinople Expatriates sent a caustic open letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying that Ankara violates the rights of Greeks in Turkey, and that Thrace Muslims are respected by the Greek...