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New Greek Government Wins Confidence

Greece's coalition government breezed through a largely symbolic confidence vote late Sunday, winning the tough mandate of tackling a two-year-old crisis and keeping the country safely in the eurozone, AFP reports. After three days of tense parliamentary debate, 179 lawmakers...

Moni Ovadia: “Whoever Sits in European Institutions Should Learn Greek”

“Whoever sits European institutions should learn Greek and deliver their first ever speech in that language,” claimed Italian-based actor, director and author Moni Ovadia in the online edition of Italian daily newspaper Corriere Della Sera. “It would be a particularly...

A Crisis of Democracy: Greece

Since the elections of May 6, Greece has been in all media headlines in Europe, with the focus being on the Greek left party SYRIZA that on a platform of reversing austerity, won second place. As negotiations with the...

Greece and France: Blending of Politics

The French elections were eagerly awaited as a means to unity and hope. But while Hollande was winning the election and gathering the entire capital to the iconically republican Place de la Bastille, his prelude to change changed without his...

Lazy Greeks? Think Again!

At a time where the world is suffering an economic crisis and government officials all over the world are blaming the public for the crisis instead of themselves, new surveys show which country works the hardest and Germany isn’t...

Immigration, Financial Crisis Threaten Border-Free Europe

As Europe scrambles to contain the financial crisis in the eurozone, another effort to deepen European unity is also being challenged, the Schengen passport-free travel zone. Immigration, lax controls, corruption and sovereignty worries are undermining dreams of border-free travel. Europeans now...