Alexis Tsipras

Acropolis makeover stirs Greek antiquity row

Controversy has engulfed an ambitious restoration project on the Acropolis, with critics accusing the Greek government of spoiling the country's priceless heritage.

Most of the fire has been directed at a new concrete walkway unveiled in December, which main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras said constitutes "abuse" of Greece's most vaunted archaeological site.

Strong message for reforms

Never before in the last decade have so many Greek and foreign economic actors, analysts, and politicians been so positive about the prospects of the Greek economy. With the exit signs from the pandemic clearly on the horizon, all these experts, from the Delphi Economic Forum, urged the government in a single "voice": Reforms and only reforms!

Greek National Theater in the meat grinder

In his recent speech in Parliament on the education reform bill, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that "nowhere in the world do we see scenes like those at our universities, where historic buildings are vandalized… and, more importantly, people are threatened, professors beaten and girls raped." The response from opposition leader Alexis Tsipras was: "You've had to go as far as telling u

Opposition leader questions PM about Ikaria dinner

Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras tabled a question in Parliament on Monday regarding the images and footage that did the rounds on social media at the weekend showing Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attending a dinner at the house of a New Democracy MP on the island of Ikaria in the presence of dozens of officials. 

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