Greek government

Fresh attacks on government websites raise concerns

Concerns were raised on Friday after Greek government websites were targeted by hackers on Thursday for a second time within just a few days, fueling calls for stronger cyber protection.

Despite speculation that the hackers could have been from Turkey, a government official said yesterday that it is very difficult to ascertain who the culprits were.

Anger and solidarity

The Greek government's response to the accumulated indignation reflected in the large protest rallies on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos in the northern Aegean on Wednesday, where residents and business owners protested against the creation of new more restrictive reception centers and the overcrowding at the existing camps, cannot just be a demagogic appeasement involving conciliatory r

PM meets Microsoft president at company's pavilion in Davos

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday proposed the use of digital technology for showcasing Greece's cultural heritage and archaeological wealth during a visit at Microsoft's pavilion in Davos.

The proposal was made to the company's President Brad Smith, who showed a series of innovative technological applications that link the digital era with green technologies.

Erdogan escalates fiery rhetoric

Escalating the incendiary rhetoric directed at Athens, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed again, after his return on Sunday from the Berlin conference on Libya, that the southern island of Crete does not have a continental shelf while also slamming Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for receiving Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Athens last week.

Reasons to be cheerful

End-of-the-year reports indicate that the Greek economy is moving in the right direction. Poll figures, representing the view of the man on the street, reports from institutions such as the European Central Bank, representing the views of the experts, and lower rates for Greek government bonds, representing the views of the market, agree: Greece is changing course.