Bullying

Study points to online dangers, complacency

Almost half (43 percent) of parents in Greece do not limit their children's internet use, according to the results of a study conducted by the Greek Safer Internet Center in November and December last year.

The survey was carried out on a sample of 14,000 children aged between 10 and 17 from 400 schools in Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete, Patra and Larissa.

More than Half of the Students in Bulgaria Aged between 13 and 15 - Victim of Harassment or Violence

More than half of Bulgarian students aged between 13 and 15 were victims of harassment or violence in and around school, according to a UNICEF study, and the problem is serious among other age groups. In this connection, begins a campaign aimed at reducing tolerance of violence in society against and recognizing its different types.

Political scapegoating

Whenever things get tough, the Greek government appears to start looking for phantom enemies to pin the blame on.

As bank shares plunged earlier this week, the leftist-led administration sought to put the blame on foreign news media and Greece's conservative opposition.

Fatal mistakes

Those who deal with politics know all too well that, judging from international experience, cover-ups are often far more disastrous than revealing the truth.

Government and local officials first tried to convince us that the way they handled the fire was flawless.

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