Thanos Davelis

What young voters are looking for in the upcoming elections in Greece

With election season in full swing, Greece's politicians are trying to engage with a group of voters that may not have received their full attention in the past: young voters. Given this emphasis on winning the youth vote, journalist Nikos Efstathiou joins Thanos Davelis to look into what young Greeks are looking for in these upcoming elections. 

Is the EU ready to end its standoff on how to handle migration?

Alexandra Voudouri, Kathimerini's Brussels correspondent, joins Thanos Davelis to look at the series of proposals put forth by the EU Parliament aimed at finally ending years of standoff over how to manage migration, and break down what this means for Europe and frontline states like Greece.

Greece and Egypt’s deepening strategic relationship

Egypt's foreign minister was just in Athens, meeting with both Prime Minister Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Dendias.

The visit put the spotlight on the Greek-Egyptian relationship as both countries look to further strengthen their strategic ties, including on energy, and on regional partnerships such as the East Med Gas Forum and the trilateral between Greece, Cyprus, and Egypt.

The reasons why Erdogan might be re-elected

The upcoming elections in Turkey are ones where the fate of Turkey — as well as the nature of its relations with the world — will be affected for the years to come.

That's the argument Prof. Cengiz Aktar makes in his latest op-ed that explores why, given these stakes, Turkish President Erdogan will leave nothing to chance.

Why the Kurds will be decisive in Turkey’s elections

Ayla Jean Yackley, a journalist covering Turkey with stories in The Financial Times, Politico, and other major outlets, joins Thanos Davelis to discuss her interview with Selahattin Demirtaş - who led the Peoples' Democratic party (HDP), Turkey's third-largest political group, before he was jailed in 2016 - for the Financial Times, that explores the decisive role Turkey's Kurds will play in the