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Turkey Slams The Economist over Erdogan’s ‘Looming Dictatorship’ Cover

On Thursday, Fahrettin Altun, the communication director of Turkey, slammed the London-based weekly The Economist for creating "cheap propaganda" on the country. The cover of this week's magazine is titled "Turkey's looming dictatorship." The Economist is calling on outsiders to...

Eleni Skoura: The First Woman Elected in Greek Parliament

On January 19, 1953, Eleni Skoura was the first woman elected to the Greek parliament, in a historic moment for the all-male institution. After many decades of struggle, Greek women finally won the right to be elected to Parliament on...

US Midterm Elections: The Greeks and Philhellenes That Won

A number of significant victories were achieved by Greeks and philhellenes in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Among those who were elected or re-elected in the US Parliament and Congress were Alexi Giannoulias, Eleni Kounalakis, Nicole Malliotakis, John Sarbanes, Gus...

Republican Malliotakis and Democrat Sarbanes Win Re-Election Bids

Two Greek-American House Representatives have been re-elected in the 2022 U.S. midterms. The first, New York Republican Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, won against former Democratic Rep. Max Rose in a rematch between the two. The second, Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes, was reelected...

Netanyahu on the Brink of a Dramatic Return to Power in Israel

Former Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set for a comeback that would put the 73-year-old right-winger back at the helm of leadership. As votes are being counted in the country's fifth election since 2019, 87 per cent of...

Far-Right Leader Giorgia Meloni Set to Become Italy’s First Female PM

Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni claimed victory in Italy's election on Sunday and is on course to become the country's first female prime minister. Meloni's right-wing alliance, which also includes Matteo Salvini's far-right League and former PM Silvio Berlusconi's center-right Forza...

Greek Opposition Leader Tsipras Re-elected as SYRIZA Chief

Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras renewed his mandate as SYRIZA leader after an inner-party ballot on Sunday and expressed confidence that his party will win the next national election. It was the first time the leader of SYRIZA was directly...

Macron in Pole Position to Defeat Far-Right Le Pen for French Presidency

French President Emmanuel Macron will face the far right’s Marine Le Pen in a presidential run-off on April 24th after leading the first round on Sunday. With 99 percent of the results counted, Emmanuel Macron had 27.6 percent of the...

Putin Ally, Viktor Orban, Wins Fourth Term in Hungary Election

Viktor Orban, Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister and a longtime ally of Russia's Vladimir Putin, won Sunday's national elections, claiming a mandate for a fourth term. His right-wing Fidesz party won 53.1% of votes with 98% of the count complete, preliminary...

Hundreds of Thousands Vote for the New Leader of Greek Center-Left

More than a quarter of a million Greeks voted on Sunday in the first round of the elections for the new leader of the center-left Movement for Change party (KINAL). The elections took place after the death from the cancer...