Editorial: Serious and well-structured leadership

No one any longer doubts that Greece has turned a page.

It has been confirmed by a series of events and developments, from a dynamic recovery, the robust funding that accompanies it, and the strong interest of foreign investors, to the high valuation of privatised enterprises and the oversubscription in bond issues of distinguished Greek shipping companies.

Destroying a minority: Turkey’s September 6-7, 1955 pogrom against the Greeks of Istanbul

By George Gilson

The Turkish pogrom against the Greeks of Istanbul which began on 6 September is one of the darkest pages in recent Turkish history and one of the deepest wounds in the collective memory of the Greek nation.

As in the case of the Armenian Genocide, the Turkish state in the ensuing decades never acknowledged the pogrom against the Greek minority. It denied it.