Mired in battles in Idlib where over 30 Turkish troops were killed by Russian-backed Syrian, at loggerheads with Russia and asking US President Donald Trump for assistance on the ground, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put the Greek government in a tailspin and a virtual defensive war footing by announcing that he will no longer abide by the EU-Turkey Statement of March 2016 which severe
On Sakellaropoulou's desk, directly behind the speaker, who was giving a long-winded speech, was a picture of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her face stamped on a memorabilia coffee cup. The 86-year-old US Supreme Court judge is a global icon for women's rights and liberal causes generally.
US Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Photo: EPA-EFE/TANNEN MAURY
The much-touted draft legislation on reform of the insurance system that was tabled in Parliament on 17 February is a far cry from the expectations that New Democracy had cultivated before it came to power.
It is certainly not the type of structural reform of the insurance system that the country needs.
A working meeting of the Greece-UAE Broader Strategic Cooperation Forum will be held in Athens on 19 February following Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' visit to UAE.
Mitsotakis will meet on Wednesday morning with the head of the delegation, State Minister of UAE Sultan Al Jaber, at the Maximos Mansion.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis is out to transform New Democracy from a center-right party with clear references to the traditional parliamentary Right, into a centrist, liberal political party. The idea is to turn ND into a party with loose ideological principles which will nevertheless be capable of securing majorities in Parliament by making the requisite adjustments.
Straight on the heels of a Greek 10-year bond issue with a record low one percent yield (compared to 45 percent one decade ago), Bloomberg is singing the praises of the prospects of the Greek economy and government and touts the once unthinkable possibility of Greek bonds returning to investment grade (even though they are still at the junk level).