Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras writes* for the Greek version of The Economist magazine’s “The World in 2019” special edition, which was distributed with the Real News newspaper on Sunday.

Anyone attempting forecasts and pro…

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Thessaloniki is a poison for which there is no antidote. For me it is a life sentence of ambivalence between attraction and repulsion. A mystical force keeps me prisoner and -as though I am under its spell- I will never abandon it […]

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The 5th Southern EU Countries Summit, also known as “EuroMed 7 summit”, took place in Nicosia on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Heads of State or Government of seven EU member states from the Mediterranean region convened to discuss the major c…

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An 11% increase in the minimum wage and the abolition of the sub-minimum wage was signed by Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou today (29.01). The new minimum wage, set at 650 euros, will be effective as of February 1, and will be applied to workers o…

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The Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement with 153 votes (from a total of 300) this Friday 25.01, in a landmark vote that will see the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia renamed North Macedonia and open the country’s path to EU an…

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Greece aims to create new business opportunities thanks to its nascent cannabis economy. The use of medical cannabis in Greece was legalised in 2017, while the prohibition of its production was lifted in early 2018. In late 2018, the first two licenc…

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Alexis Heraclides is Professor of International Relations and Conflict Resolution at the Department of Political Science and History of the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. He has served as senior advisor on minorities and human…

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Lois Labrianidis is Secretary General for Strategic and Private Investments at the Ministry of Economy & Development, Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia Greece and Head of the University's Regional Development…

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Dr. Androula Nassiopoulou is Director of Research at the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (INN) of the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, coordinates the Nanoelectrinics, Photonics and Microsystems programme…

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A murder and a loner with visual pleasures in between. What makes certain films distinctively charming? In “The Waiter"'s case it is an alluring mixture of an original protagonist, masterfully performed (by Aris Servetalis) and served by the fi…

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